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Louisvilleky-based Thortons to be sold

Strategic Joint Venture Between ArcLight and BP to Acquire Thorntons Inc. Partnership will accelerate Thorntons growth and expand company footprint LOUISVILLE, KY – Thorntons Inc. is pleased to announce that the Louisville, KY based company is being acquired by a joint venture created between affiliates of ArcLight Capital Partners and BP to grow in the downstream refined products segment. Subject to regulatory approval, the joint venture will continue to operate all existing stores under the Thorntons name and will retain Thorntons team members working out of the Store Support Center in Louisville. “My family and the Thorntons team are incredibly…


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Thorntons Gives Louisville Some Welcomed Good News

Our Rick Redding interviewed Thorntons President, Tony Harris on the March 19, 2015, Rusty Satellite Show. Hear it here. LOUISVILLE (July 30, 2015) – One of Kentucky’s largest privately owned companies has decided to expand its presence in the Commonwealth. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Thorntons Inc. is expanding its headquarters in Louisville with a move to a larger facility. Thorntons, a growing convenience chain retailer that provides fresh foods, high quality beverages and fuel, will create 110 jobs and invest nearly $28 million into the project. “Thorntons local expansion and investment is further proof that…