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Canteen Acquires Tampa Bay Vending

by by Staff Reporter
Posted On: 5/26/2011

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TAMPA BAY, FL -- Canteen Vending Services Inc. has acquired Tampa Bay Vending Inc. and its affiliates Corporate Services Group Inc. and Corporate Distribution Services Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Tampa Bay Vending, doing business as Corporate Services Group, was founded in 1986, and was 60% owned by Marie Bartholomew and 40% owned by Brad Bartholomew. It ranked No. 5 on the Tampa Bay Business Journal's annual women-owned businesses list, with $28.3 million in revenue and 185 employees in 2009.

Canteen is a unit of Compass Group North America, based in Charlotte, NC. It provides vending services nationwide through a 200-branch network of company and franchise locations.