AUA Invests in Supermarket Chain Associated Food Holdings
March 8, 2013
AUA Private Equity Partners, a New York-based firm, has recapitalized Associated Food Holdings. Associated is a specialty distributor of grocery products to branded independent (predominately Hispanic-owned) retail supermarkets in the New York metropolitan area. The company provides grocery distribution, financing, marketing and promotional services to about 250 grocery stores, which typically operate under the "Associated" or "Compare" trade names. AUA is a lower middle-market firm that invests in U.S. Hispanic-oriented and family-owned companies in the consumer, media and business services sectors.