Homer Laughlin China Company

Homer Laughlin China Company

Homer Laughlin China Company

Company Description

The Homer Laughlin China Company is an industry-leading U.S. manufacturer of high-quality dinnerware products and tabletop accessories for the foodservice industry. Homer is also known for its award-winning Fiesta Dinnerware product line throughout the foodservice and retail markets.

Services Provided

MelCap Partners, LLC served as Homer’s exclusive investment banker and financial advisor in the sale of the Company’s foodservice division.


In order to focus on the continued growth and expansion of its retail division, including its Fiesta product line, Homer made a strategic decision to divest its foodservice division. As a result, MelCap sold Homer’s foodservice division to Steelite International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of tabletop and buffet products for the global hospitality industry. Steelite is a portfolio company of Arbor Investments, which is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on the food and beverage industry.

Providing the Services Business Owners Need for Over Two Decades

At MelCap Partners, our team of experienced industry professionals has a high amount of respect for business owners making pivotal decisions — whether they’re selling their business or expanding. We do our best to provide services that honor the work they’ve put into building their business from the ground up.

We know the big events concerning your business are hard, especially if family is involved, and that’s why our team is ready to help so you don’t have to go through the process alone. We’ll help you navigate any challenges that come your way so you can successfully meet your goals and objectives.

If you’re ready for help taking the next step in pursuing your goals, we’d love to use our experience to get you there. We know that getting to this point hasn’t been easy and we’re here to walk you through the process. If you’re ready to start, we’d love to have you connect with one of our professionals today.

  • Category: Consumer & Retail, Corporate Restructuring, Food, Private Equity, Sell-Side M&A
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