John Lilly - Strategic Insights
John Lilly - Strategic Insights

 

Over the last five years, JLSI has provided some form of counsel to clients on buying, selling, restructuring or re-financing of more than 200 companies.  These projects are in addition to the fifty different businesses which John Lilly managed as an operating executive at Procter & Gamble and Pillsbury.

Consumer Products

  • Manufacturer of high-end, all-natural cosmetics (C101)
  • Manufacturer of auto polish and accessories (C102)
  • Manufacturer of prescription skin care products (C103) 
  • Cross border combination of branded foot care product companies (C104)
  • Maker of insulated carriers for the consumer market (C105)
  • Largest manufacturer / direct retailer of candles and home decorating supplies (C106)
  • Largest producer of ladders for the retail, commercial and industrial markets (C107)
  • Latin America-based grower, importer and wholesale of cut flowers for the US market (C108)
  • Provider of diagnostic medical imaging services through full service locations across the US (C109)
  • Leading manufacturer of infant and juvenile products including beds and strollers (C110)
  • Leading US maker of men’s hosiery (C112)
  • National network of carpet cleaning equipment for sale and rental (C113)
  • National owner/operator of restaurant/entertainment outlets (C114)
  • Producer of pet accessories; the leader in supplies for tropical fish (C115)
  • Maker of all natural cleaning products for retail (C116)
  • Maker of high end skin care products sold through mass market retail (C117)
  • Leading maker of foot care accessories - socks, insoles, etc. - for sale through FDM and specialty stores (C118)
  • Developer of products for the spa industry; spa operator (C119)
  • Manufacturer / distributor of commercial cleaning supplies and equipment (C120)
  • Producer of salt for consumer and industrial use; spin out of a large conglomerate (C121)
  • Home & garden division of large branded consumer products company in lawn, garden and pest control (C122)

Food & Beverage

  • Innovative supplier of specialized frying fats for fast food restaurants (FB101)
  • Large manufacturer of frozen food for retail (FB102)
  • Fruit and grain processor for natural food industry (FB103)
  • National maker / marketer of sausage products for the gift market (FB104)
  • Manufacturer of authentic shelf-stable Hispanic foods (FB105)
  • Large manufacturer of coffee in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America (FB106)
  • Manufacturer of coffee products for Hispanic consumers (FB107)
  • Spin out of the single serve business from a large food manufacturer (FB108)
  • Ice cream coatings/inclusions producer (FB109)
  • Grower-packer of vegetables based in the Middle East (FB110)
  • Investment in family-owned maker of salted snacks (FB111)
  • Nations largest producer / importer of private label shrimp products (FB112)
  • Leading value-added producer of ground beef to the retail and foodservice industry (FB113)
  • Maker of frozen, par-baked and fully baked breads and sweet goods for the retail and foodservice (FB114)
  • Producer of spices and flavorings for retail and foodservice (FB115)
  • National maker of private label pet foods (FB118)
  • Producer of sandwiches for schools and restaurants (FB119)
  • Regional snack food maker (FB120)
  • Producer of branded frozen prepared seafood product – shrimp, lobster, surimi (FB122)
  • Large grower / marketer of fresh vegetables and juices (FB123)
  • Manufacturer of branded spices and flavorings; spin out of large company (FB124)
  • Supplier of prepared ingredients to the Mexican food industry (FB125)
  • National producer of premium and super premium organic pet food (FB126)
  • Maker of chilled salads and bakery products for grocery retail (FB127)
  • Manufacturer / distributor of licensed ice cream brands (FB128)
  • Manufacturer of branded table-top sweeteners (FB129)
  • Manufacturer of coatings, sauces and spices for sale through specialty retailers (FB130)
  • Manufacturer of fruit-based beverages sold through dairies (FB131)
  • Leading producer of branded fruit drinks in the US and Europe (FB132)
  • Branded brewing business in seven Central European countries; spin out of larger company (FB133)
  • Refinancing, restructuring and sale of a regional condiment producer (FB134)
  • National producer of branded breakfast breads  (FB135)
  • Development of alternate manufacturing arrangements for national producer of branded confections (FB136)
  • Sale of national producer of candy for retail, hospitality and advertising incentives (FB137)
  • Fresh meat production, packing and marketing in Central Europe (FB138)

Retail & Restaurants

  • Family style regional restaurant company (RE101)
  • Leading quick / casual Mexican food chain (RE102)
  • National restaurant holding company with three chains --- pizza, upscale steak and casual brew pub (RE103)
  • Privately held chain of pizza restaurants (RE104)
  • National chain of brew pub restaurants (RE106)
  • Manufacturer / direct retailer of fashion swimsuits for women (RE107)
  • Regional specialty retail chain and catalog merchant catering to the equestrian market (RE108)
  • Regional chain of liquor/wine retail stores (RE109)
  • Retailer of batteries and other power solutions (RE110)
  • Full service casual steakhouse operator / franchisor (RE111)
  • Large regional retailer of wine, spirits and party supplies (RE112)

Other Industries

  • Provider of specialty logistics for live entertainment (IO101) 
  • Wholesaler to retail grocery and convenience stores (IO102)
  • Manufacturer of latex components for premium bedding (IO103)
  • Manufacturer of stored value and gift cards (IO104)
  • Logistics provider for the grocery industry (IO105)
  • Commercial waste hauler / animal food manufacturer (IO106)
  • Pet insurance provider (IO107)
  • Provider of non-standard auto insurance (IO108)
  • Regional specialty grocery retailer (IO109)
  • Distributor of wholesale sporting goods (IO111)
  • Direct marketer of gifts, home décor and apparel (IO112)
  • Industry leading provider of contract management services to hospital emergency rooms (IO115)
  • Leading maker of paper bags for the grocery industry (IO116)
  • Leading manufacturer of containers and closures for the food industry (IO117)
  • Maker / installer of custom-built concrete wall panels for commercial construction (IO118)
  • Leading marketer / installer of replacement auto glass through distributors and dealers (IO119)
  • Leading provider of sales training and performance improvement services (IO122)
  • National supplier of cleaning chemicals and maintenance solutions sold through commercial, industrial and retail channels (IO123)
  • Manufacturer of package labels for maker of wine, spirits, food and pharma industries (IO124)
  • Manufacturer / distributor of specialty adhesives (IO125)
  • One of the largest dental practice management groups in the US (IO127)
  • Provider of ultrasonic cleaning services for the electronics industry  (IO128)
  • Provider of outsourced supply chain management solutions through 100+ locations in the US (IO129)
  • Provider of security integration solutions combining IT, physical and electronic monitoring for the pharma, petrochemical and utilities industries (IO130)
  • Spin out of an investment management division of a major bank (IO131)
  • Regional retailer of discount grocery products (IO132)
  • Regional smelter of scrap aluminum for specialty metals applications (IO133)
  • Provider of investment counsel to family offices (IO134)
  • Vertically integrated producer of foam for bedding and other consumer products (IO135)
  • Global provider of digital pre-press services for CPG companies (IO136)
  • Leading provider of outsourced sales, marketing and brokerage services to CPG industry (IO137)
  • Direct grower/importer of proprietary cut flowers (IO138)
  • Maker of specialty adhesives for roofing (IO139)
  • Ad specialties / promotion provider to Fortune 500 companies and professional sports (IO140)
  • Maker of backup power generators for homes and light commercial (IO142)
  • Maker / importer of plumbing pipe/valves (IO143)
  • Extruder of aluminum parts for transportation industry (IO144)
  • Manufacturer/distributor of proprietary weather protection devices for homes (IO145)
  • Leading manufacturer of commercial roofing systems (IO146)
  • New York based gourmet retailer (IO147)
  • East Coast manufacturer / retailer of branded gourmet foods (IO148)
  • Marketing agreement between a European electronics manufacturer and a US health care provider (IO149)

 

 


 

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