Business Briefs: Group scoops big bucks, Westporter joins board...
Published 12:00 am, Saturday, July 8, 2017
The “Tonight Dough” flavor introduced in 2015 by Ben & Jerry’s has funneled a cool $1 million to the Westport-based SeriousFun Children’s Network, which funds free camps for kids requiring ongoing medical care. The nonprofit announced the milestone in a June 12 episode of “The Tonight Show” featuring campers performing with Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie.
SeriousFun reported $14.2 million in contributions and grants in 2015. Ben & Jerry’s is owned by Unilever.
Matt Monroe recently joined Westport-based Catamount Wealth Management as associate portfolio manager. His main responsibility is to expand the firm’s research and analysis capabilities.
Prior to joining Catamount, Monroe was a publishing research analyst on the clean technology team at Roth Capital Partners in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and resides in New York City.
Compass Diversified Holdings is acquiring Crosman, an East Bloomfield, N.Y.-based maker of airguns and bows, for $152 million.
Crosman generated $118 million in revenue for the 12-month period ending in April. The company was founded in 1923 in Rochester, N.Y., and was sold in 1971 to outdoor equipment maker Coleman, with multiple other owners since.
Compass buys, operates and sells operating companies, with its portfolio including 5.11, which makes tactical apparel and gear for recreational users and law enforcement, and Liberty Safe, which makes gun safes.
Family ReEntry named Westport resident Christian Morris to its board of directors. The Bridgeport nonprofit helps families who have members in the criminal justice system, including via a Norwalk office and program sites in Stamford and Derby.
The property at 1555 Post Road E. in Westport has sold for $2.2 million. The office property was originally the home of Petrucci Construction Corp.
The office building is near the Westport Inn and was built in 1982. The new owner is expected to occupy a portion of the building’s main level.
Klugman joins Women’s Marketing from Butter London in Seattle, where she was senior director of global sales. She previously worked for Ganassini Corporate, Tarte Cosmetics and L’Oreal. Klugman has a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.