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Continental Services Acquires Contract Feeder Sterling Services

Continental Services, a Michigan-based contract foodservice provider, has acquired Sterling Services. Under terms of the deal, the entire Sterling Services leadership team and staff will join Continental. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Canton, Mich.-based Sterling Services will add corporate dining, micro markets, vending and office coffee to Continental’s portfolio of dining, refreshment services and events brands. Continental’s book of business includes small and medium-sized businesses, larger corporations, colleges, universities, business and industrial sites, and hospitals and medical centers.

This represents Continental’s fifth acquisition in the past 18 months, per a release announcing the deal. Continental is a portfolio company of New Heritage Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm.