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TharpeRobbins Company, Inc.

The Tharpe Company is an industry innovator in managed recognition and managed employee award programs. The company was acquired by Saugatuck Capital Company in 2001. Mr. Sprole helped negotiate and structure the debt recapitalization of Tharpe that led to a successful merger with the Robbins Company. Mr. Sprole also performed due diligence on the Robbins Company in 2006 prior to the merger. Saugatuck Capital Company sold the TharpeRobbins Company, Inc. to an investor group led by Gridiron Capital in April 2010.


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