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PFG to Acquire Broadliner Ellenbee Leggett

Performance Food Group Co. has agreed to acquire broadliner Ellenbee Leggett. Terms for the deal were not disclosed.

Established in 1960, Cincinnati-based Ellenbee Leggett distributes to independent and multiunit restaurants as well as schools, healthcare facilities, caterers and commissaries.

Following closure of the deal, the acquired business is expected to operate as Performance Foodservice - Ellenbee within PFG’s Performance Foodservice division. Tom Koeninger will serve as president of the new unit. Ellenbee Leggett’s other existing leadership will remain in place.

“This acquisition represents a key strategic growth opportunity and expands our geographic presence,” said Dave Flitman, president and CEO of Performance Foodservice. “Ellenbee’s geographic footprint will enable us to strengthen our position and grow our product offering in the region.”