Xnergy Financial Supports Gasoline Retailing/Convenience Store Transaction Between Southside Oil and Catterton Partners

Xnergy Investment Banking Group In Financing of Multi-Million Dollar Deal, One of the Largest C-Store Deals of the Year

Jun 29, 2010, 08:00 ET from Xnergy Financial, LLC

LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Xnergy Financial, LLC announced that it has provided investment banking services in a transaction valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars, which has established the largest ExxonMobil fuel marketer in the U.S. In this transaction Catterton Partners created a new entity, Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores (MACS) that purchased a majority interest in Southside Oil and affiliated companies, including Uppy's Convenience Stores, operator of 44 stores in Virginia. Xnergy Financial was engaged by Southside Oil as the exclusive investment banker in this transaction.

In conjunction with the transaction, MACS acquired all of ExxonMobil's retail stores in Maryland and Delaware. MACS now operates more than 200 stores in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.

Southside Oil and Uppy's founder and CEO, Steve Uphoff, will serve as the CEO of MACS with a substantial financial interest, according to the company.

"We are pleased to complete this transaction, which will immediately enhance our footprint and solidify our position in the Mid-Atlantic states," said Uphoff. "We believe it will lead to accelerated growth, enhanced service and additional product offerings for our customers, greater benefits for the communities we serve, and increased opportunities for our employees."

Xnergy Financial, the investment banker of record, facilitated the introduction to Catterton Partners as well as assisted in the execution of the financial transaction, one of the largest c-store deals to date for 2010.

"Our investment banking team has the in-depth experience and expertise in the financial and business dynamics of multi-store retail businesses. Our extensive relationships with major financial sources in this space has given clients the resources to complete deals of all sizes," said Nia Stefany, managing partner and founder of Xnergy LLC, parent firm of Xnergy Financial. "Our team was able to use their expertise and relationships to help Southside Oil find the right capital source for their financial goals and growth," she added.

As an investment banking firm, Xnergy Financial assists clients with a broad spectrum of needs, including:

  • Access to capital and financial sources
  • Merger and acquisition services
  • Structuring and advising on financial proposals
  • Feedback on operating models
  • Public and private offerings

Xnergy Financial is currently active in the financial markets – both private and public, focusing on both debt and equity. Through its network, Xnergy has the resources and expertise to serve all of the business needs of clients around the world, across a broad range of industry sectors. This network, coupled with its personalized approach to service delivery, ensures that it intimately understand each client's business and industry providing optimal results.

About The Xnergy Companies

Xnergy LLC, founded by Nia Stefany, is an investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles and New York that has been providing business and financial services to emerging growth and middle market companies since 1998. Xnergy Financial, LLC, a FINRA registered broker dealer firm, services both public and private companies seeking both debt and equity capital to fund growth initiatives, acquisitions, buyouts, and shareholder liquidly. Company services include raising capital, facilitating public offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions. Log on to http://www.xnergy.biz and http://www.xnergyfinancial.com to learn more.

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