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Blue Equity Announces the Acquisition of Napoli Management Group

December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA and LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Blue Equity ( has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Napoli Management Group ( as it continues to expand its extensive platform in the representation, talent and entertainment businesses. Napoli Management Group, based in Beverly Hills, CA, […]

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Liquor Stores Exiting the Lower 48 U.S. States

November 20, 2017

Sales of U.S. assets will place focus directly on core Alberta, B.C. and Alaska markets EDMONTON, ALBERTA, November 20, 2017 – Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. (the “Company” or “Liquor Stores”) (TSX: LIQ) today announced that it has acted on the strategy endorsed by shareholders in June of refocussing on its […]

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Blue Equity Announces the Acquisition of Liquor Barn

November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, USA – Private equity firm Blue Equity ( has announced that it has acquired Kentucky-based spirits, beer and wine retailer Liquor Barn ( from Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd., a publicly traded company based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. As a part of the transaction, the corporate […]

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Gilford•Johnson Flooring to Purchase Mastercraft

October 25, 2017

Gilford●Johnson Flooring, a portfolio company of Blue Equity, LLC (, announced today that it has purchased Mastercraft Flooring Distributors, one of South Florida’s leading floor covering distributors and a long-time fixture in the industry. Gilford●Johnson Flooring is one of the industry’s largest business-to-business residential, commercial, and architectural flooring wholesale distributors. […]

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Blue Equity Announces the Acquisition of Two Twelve Management

September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Blue Equity has announced that it has acquired Two Twelve Management ( as it continues to expand its representation and entertainment businesses. Two Twelve Management is based in New York City and is one of the premier, full-service chef representation management, advisory and consultancy companies […]

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Private-equity owner sells Globecomm Systems to investor group

August 21, 2017

Globecomm Systems Inc., a Hauppauge-based satellite communications company, has been sold to an investor group led by Manhattan-based HPS Investment Partners LLC and funds affiliated with Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC, based in Santa Monica, California. Financial terms of the sale by Globecomm’s private equity owner, Manhattan-based Wasserstein & Co., were […]

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Hollywood Agencies Gather Up Broadcast Talent

May 25, 2017

By Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal The business of representing sports broadcasters, once made up of boutique firms in New York and scattered player agents representing a few clients in second-career broadcast work, has over the last five years become more specialized and more centralized. And that center is becoming […]

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Cuba’s Got Talent

May 15, 2017

A U.S. talent agency hopes to become the first American company to recruit Cubans on a ‘large scale’ in decades By Suzette Laboy Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, is ripe with the talented artists Jonathon Blue is looking for. “For that many people with that education level and […]

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Kanxuk Blue Maya Resort Announces Opening of the First Luxury Resort in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere

March 1, 2017

KanXuk Blue Maya Resort is the First Intimate Eco-Conscious Luxury Resort with Five Star Amenities Located on the Caribbean Coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula FEBRUARY 28, 2017, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO – Today, KanXuk (pronounced kän shu̇k) Blue Maya Resort ( is announcing the opening of its luxury resort located in […]

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Blue Equity Publishing, LLC Announces Sale of Assets to Lifestyle Media, LLC

July 26, 2016

JULY 22, 2016, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Blue Equity Publishing, LLC a division of Blue Equity, LLC, announced today that it has sold its publishing assets, including The Voice-Tribune, The Voice of Louisville and Modern Louisville publications to Lifestyle Media, LLC, the owner and publisher of LEO Weekly. Blue Equity Publishing, […]

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