Brentwood Associates acquires Excelligence Learning Corporation

Portfolio Company: Excelligence Learning Corporation

Brentwood Associates announced that it has acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor, and multi-channel retailer of educational products, headquartered in Monterey, California. The company provides a full-line selection of branded, private label, and proprietary products across several categories, including arts and crafts, infant and toddler, active play, dramatic play, furniture and equipment, math, language, and science. Kelly Crampton, Chief Executive Officer, will continue to lead the business moving forward.

“With a recovering economic backdrop and continued, research-based support for the powerful and positive societal impact of early childhood learning, we feel the basis for growth at Excelligence has never been better,” said Steve Moore, partner at Brentwood Associates.

Read the full announcement:
Brentwood Associates Acquires Excelligence Learning Corporation

Articles about the announcement:
Brentwood Buys Excelligence From Sterling Investment Partners (Dow Jones)

Kirkland Reps Brentwood In Excelligence Learning Buy (Law 360)

Brentwood Takes Over Excelligence Learning (M&A)

Excelligence Learning Corporation bought by private equity firm (Education Drive)

The Early-Afternoon Leverage: Brentwood Gets an Education (The Wall Street Journal)