Park Avenue RE Holdings LLC Acquires Packaging Portfolio
Sale-leaseback of 4 high-production, strategically located assets with 20-year lease term

Columbus Nova MB LLC, manager of Park Ave RE Holdings, LLC (“PARE”), announced today that it has entered into a sale-leaseback transaction for a portfolio of four packaging and container manufacturing facilities with D&W Fine Pack LLC (“D&W), a Mid Oaks Investments portfolio company. PARE is a portfolio company of Business Development Corporation of America (“BDCA”), and was specially formed to invest in mission-critical sale-leaseback transactions single-tenant net lease properties associated with the middle market private equity community.

D&W Fine Pack provides a wide range of products serving the foodservice and food packaging industry. With eleven facilities in the United States, D&W is well positioned to offer customers exceptional service and support. The four sale-leaseback facilities are strategically located in and around four regional U.S. distribution hubs — Indianapolis, IN, Los Angeles, CA, Chicago, IL and Greenville, SC — and are among the best performing in D&W’s production footprint.

Waldo Bradley, Vice President at Columbus Nova MB, commented: “We are pleased to expand our net lease portfolio through this acquisition, which contributes to our growing presence in packaging and disposables manufacturing and adds solid, long-term net leased manufacturing assets to our holdings. This transaction is a further example of our focus on acquiring high-performing, strategically-located assets from industry leading tenants to create long-term value for our portfolio.”

Dave Crouch, Managing Director at Mid Oaks Investments, commented: “With an investment holding period longer than traditional private equity firms, both Mid Oaks and our management team wanted to work with the right long-term business partner for our sale-leaseback transaction. We found that in the Columbus Nova MB team as they dedicated a full team and a tremendous amount of time to understand D&W’s business and management team. The CN team was professional in every aspect of their execution and maintained an open line of communication the entire time.”

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Please visit  http://www.columbusnovamb.com/ for more information about Columbus Nova MB and to access our informational library on sale-leaseback transactions.  PARE invests in middle market sale-leaseback transactions and has offices in Charlotte, NC and New York, NY.  For information about PARE or this transaction, please contact Amos Beason +1 (704) 285-7750 or Lon Brown at +1 (704) 285-7756.

Columbus Nova MB LLC, with offices in Charlotte, New York, manages portfolios of real estate assets for a variety of investors in a separate account program. CNMB’s Advisory Group serves middle market businesses by providing buy and sell-side, capital formation and restructuring services on a fee basis. CNMB also manages the Baikal Program, which makes investments in growing businesses and in private equity funds.