November 22, 2011

TBG Food Acquisition Corp. Names New Chief Financial Officer

TBG Food Acquisition Corp. (“TBG FAC”), has named Ana Samin as Chief Financial Officer. TBG FAC is the largest Dunkin' Donut franchise network in both the New York metro area as well as in South Carolina, with a total of 45 units. Ms. Samin joins TBG FAC after spending 25 years in senior financial positions at both public and private companies. Most recently, Ms. Samin served as Chief Financial Officer at Vertex Capital, an operationally-focused private equity fund investing in branded consumer companies. At Vertex, Ms. Samin’s roles included interim CFO positions at a number of consumer-focused portfolio companies. Ms. Samin earned a Bachelors Degree in Public Accounting from Pace University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Peter Marrinan, TBG FAC’s CEO, said, “Ana has a long track-record of success in building the infrastructure required to support rapid growth. In addition, she has meaningful experience working alongside private equity investors. I look forward to partnering with Ana in continuing to expand the TBG FAC platform.” Ms. Samin added, “I am excited to join with Peter and his team who have built an impressive franchisee network across multiple geographies. I look forward to providing the team with additional resources to support the growth of the store base.” About TBG Food Acquisition Corp.  TBG Food Acquisition Corp. (“TBG FAC”) is a private-equity backed platform company dedicated to acquiring and growing franchise locations of highly recognizable consumer brands in the quick service restaurant industry. TBG FAC currently operates 45 Dunkin’ Brands locations and has exclusive store development agreements to open an additional 25 stores in its designated markets. About The Beekman Group  The Beekman Group is a leading private equity firm dedicated to bringing financial and operational resources to lower middle-market companies. TBG's team consists of experienced private equity professionals, as well as a select group of Industry Operating Partners who are leading executives in TBG's targeted industry segments. This Industry Partner approach to investing is the cornerstone of TBG's investment strategy -- creating value through accelerating growth in partnership with small and middle-market management teams. For more information please contact [email protected].