Corporate Finance Associates, an international investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition and financial advisory services, served as the exclusive advisor to Jones Natural Chews (JNC) in its investment by Azalea Capital. Illinois-based JNC has a 166-year family history of meat manufacturing expertise and is a manufacturer of premium, all-natural dog treats and chews. Azalea Capital is a South Carolina-based private equity firm. Having experienced remarkable growth as of late, the Jones brand was seeking a like-minded partner with experience in the sector and the Azalea team proved to be the perfect partners to help take the Company to the next level.
Both Corporate Finance Associates and Azalea Capital are Axial members, since January 2009 and June 2010, respectively, who connected over the platform to make this deal.