Lincoln International represents Lake Pacific in the sale of Gladson Holdings to The Wicks Group

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Lake Pacific Partners (“Lake Pacific”) has completed the sale of Gladson Holdings (“Gladson” or the “Company”) to The Wicks Group of Companies (“The Wicks Group” or “Wicks”). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Gladson is a leading provider of digital content and related services, delivering consistent, accurate and timely product data to support omni-channel initiatives. Gladson’s digital content is widely used for e-commerce, marketing and retail shelf management. The Company also provides category management, store planning and shelf edge management tools to clients. Gladson maintains a proprietary product content library with more than 1 million products and approximately 8 million images for Fortune 1000 brands, retailers and service providers.

Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Lake Pacific and Gladson in this transaction, working closely with Gladson’s senior management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.

“Lincoln’s data services knowledge, guidance and thoughtful advice were invaluable in securing a successful transaction,” said William Voss, Founder and Managing Director at Lake Pacific. “We’re excited to have worked with Lake Pacific and the Gladson management team on this important transaction. We look forward to watching Gladson continue to develop its innovative content platform and complementary services under Wicks’ ownership,” said Scott Twibell, Managing Director and Co-Head of Technology & Media at Lincoln International.

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