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Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW) is a private equity firm, sponsoring management buy-outs of privately owned businesses and subsidiaries or divisions of public companies with revenues between $20 million and $200 million. With more than a century of excellence as its foundation, HKW is one of the nation's oldest private equity firms.

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  • Indianapolis, IN – Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (“HKW”) announced that it closed on the acquisition of PANOS Brands, LLC (“PANOS” or “Company”) on … Read More +

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