November 9, 2015 – Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Enesco, LLC (“Enesco” or the “Company”) has been acquired by Balmoral Funds. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Enesco is a global leader in the gift, plush toy and home and garden décor industries with a portfolio that includes some of the world’s most recognizable brands, such as Jim Shore, Disney, Gund, Department 56, Britto and Our Name is Mud. Serving more than 40,000 customers worldwide, the Company designs, develops and distributes consumer products to a wide variety of specialty card and gift retailers, home décor boutiques, national retail chains and direct-to-consumer retailers. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Enesco has global coverage, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
Lincoln acted as the sole investment banking representative for Enesco, working closely with the Company’s management team and directors throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.