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Boston, MA, April 15, 2109 - Tully & Holland, Inc. is pleased to announce that our client, Tourtellot & Co. Inc., was acquired by Encore Consumer Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on the consumer sector . Tourtellot, a leading independent distributor of specialty fresh produce in the Northeast United States, has evolved over the last six decades to operate at the fore of the healthy-living, healthy-eating space. 

Founded in the late 1800's and acquired by the Sigal family in 1956, Tourtellot is based in Warwick, RI, distributing to the densely populated New England markets. A steady introduction of new supply sources and innovative products, ranging from international to local farm-to-table has contributed to Tourtellot's success in the burgeoning fresh food and agri-business space. 

Andy Sigal, Tourtellot CEO  , said: "We welcome Encore Consumer as our new partner. Their history in the consumer, and more specifically, food distribution space, will further improve the legacy we have built over the last 60 years. We look forward to their partnership during this next phase of growth."

About Tully & Holland, Inc. 
Tully & Holland, Inc. www.tullyandholland.com acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Tourtellot & Co.  Through this transaction and the recent sale of Davidson Foods to C&S Wholesale, Tully & Holland ("T&H") continues to gain tremendous insight into food distribution industry and demand dynamics for both prospective buyers and sellers. 

Tully & Holland is a leading Boston, MA-based investment bank established in 1992. The firm provides corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions advisory services to middle market consumer product companies. Tully & Holland has particular expertise representing food & beverage companies, multi-channel marketers, retailers, and consumer product manufacturers and distributors. Tully & Holland is led by a senior management team with significant industry and investment banking experience. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to discuss further. 

Timothy W. Tully
(781) 239-2900 x14

Tully & Holland, Inc.
Investment Banking for Consumer Product Companies
Serving Food Companies, Direct Marketers, Retailers, Manufacturers & Distributors
(781) 239-2900