Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

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7401 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60629, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)




Company Description

Tootsie Roll Industries, LLC is America's favorite candy company, manufacturing and selling some of the world's most popular confectionary brands. Beginning in a modest New York candy store with the Tootsie Roll's introduction in 1896, the Chicago-based company has grown to become one of the country's largest candy companies, with operations throughout North America and distribution channels in more than 75 countries. Tootsie's brands include some of the most familiar candy names: Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Pop, Charms Blow Pop, Mason Dots, Andes, Sugar Daddy, Charleston Chew, Dubble Bubble, Razzles, Caramel Apple Pop, Junior Mints, Cella's Chocolate-Covered Cherries, and Nik-L-Nip. They're sold in a wide variety of venues, including supermarkets, warehouse and membership stores, vending machines, dollar stores, drug stores, and convenience stores. Together, the Tootsie brands resonate strongly among every age group, culture, and demographic; for every occasion and event; and during every economic climate, qualifying them as truly enduring, iconic American confections.

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Chief Financial Officer & Vice President-Finance

Treasurer & Assistant Secretary

Vice President, Marketing & Sales

Vice President, Distribution

Vice President, Manufacturing

Director Information Technology

Senior Database Administrator

Vice President

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

Senior Vice President & Treasurer at 21st Century Fox America, Inc.

Former Vice President at Washington Mutual Bank

President & Director at Paul Brent Designer, Inc.

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Reik & Co. employs an investment strategy referred to as \"Select Investor.\" It is an equity strategy based on creating capital through long-term investment in high quality companies. Company selection criteria include: significant family or inside ownership; a strong franchise; little or no long-term debt and little or no institutional ownership. Portfolios are constructed with concentrated positions and are subject to greater performance and volatility than broader market averages. The strategy employs very low portfolio turnover, emphasizing compounded return rather than realization of capital gains. Investment strategies may include: long-term purchases, short-term purchases, trading, short sales and margin transactions.

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Prospector Partners focuses uses bottom-up fundamental value analysis with an emphasis on balance sheet strength to formulate investment advice and manage client assets. The firm looks for the presence of catalysts to improve internal performance, such as a change in management, a new management incentive program closely linked to the price of the stock, the sale of an underperforming asset or business unit, or a positive change in industry fundamentals. In implementing their overall fundamental value investment approach, Prospector Partners uses one of the following investment strategies: Equity Long Only, Equity Long/Short; Financial Services and Insurance Sector Focus; and Market Neutral. Within these strategies, the firm may employ a variety of investment techniques including value investing, investing in small and mid-sized companies, investing in fixed income securities and margin transactions.

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WHITEPEAK ADVISORS SA is a Swiss private company located in Geneva that provides investment advice. It was founded in 2005. Fadi Fakhri Taher is currently the CEO of the firm.

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Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. purchases Concord Confections Ltd.

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Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. purchases Andes Candies LLC from Brach's Confections, Inc.

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