“Through its longstanding relationships with world-class children’s content providers and retailer partners, Bendon is committed to delivering engaging, activity-based products that are critical to early child development.” –Ben Ferguson, Founder & CEO


  • Investment year:2015
  • Investment type:Buyout / recapitalization
  • Headquarters:Ashland, Ohio

Based in Ashland, Ohio, Bendon is a leading designer and marketer of children’s coloring, activity, and early development products in the United States. The company has a broad non-licensed and licensed product portfolio, including the world’s most popular children’s characters and brands, which is distributed into a variety of different retailing partners representing more than 80,000 points of distribution in North America.