Cordova, Smart & Williams Invests in The Sqwincher Corporation
New York, NY, September 15, 2006 — Cordova, Smart & Williams, LLC (CSW), a middle market private equity firm, today announced that it has completed an investment in The Sqwincher Corporation, a Mississippi based manufacturer and marketer of electrolyte replacement beverages specifically formulated for the Industrial Sector.
Recognized by customers as a product and packaging innovator in the Industrial Sector, Sqwincher offers a wide variety of flavors, packaging formats and dispensing options. Sqwincher enjoys both national and international distribution through an independent sales network and premier industrial and safety distributors.
“CSW is extremely excited about our partnership with Sqwincher. The company’s product quality, industry regard and entire management team under the leadership of CEO, Tommy Howard, is second to none,” said Michael Smart, a Managing Partner at CSW who will join the company’s board of directors. Also joining the board from CSW will be Joli Cooper, Industry Partner and Jabbar Abdi, Principal.
About The Sqwincher Corporation
Founded in 1975, Sqwincher is the only electrolyte replacement drink specially created for the high heat-stress environment of the Industrial Sector. Sqwincher has a solid track record of success, offering a wide variety of great tasting flavors, packaging formats and dispensing options, such as ready-to-drink, liquid and powder concentrates. For more information, visit www.sqwincher.com.
About Cordova, Smart & Williams, LLC
Cordova, Smart & Williams, LLC, is a New York based private equity firm specializing in leverage buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings for middle market companies in the general industrial and consumer products sectors. For more information, visit www.cswprivateequity.com.