Encore Textile Services has acquired Emerald Textiles, a San Diego-based health care linen service provider. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Highland Avenue Capital Partners LLC of Los Angeles owns Encore, which made the announcement July 30.
According to the buyer, the acquisition brings together the two largest independent health care laundry providers in California, With five locations, the combined company will do business in Northern California as well as Southern California.
Northleaf Capital Partners and AIG provided the debt financing for the transaction. Jones Day was buyer’s counsel; Cooley LLP was legal counsel to Emerald. Latham & Watkins LLP, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP provided debt counsel. Vercor acted as financial adviser to Encore and Highland Avenue. Piper Jaffray & Co. served as sell-side financial adviser as well as adviser for the debt capital raise. Grant Thornton LLP and Ernst & Young LLP provided accounting advisory services.