Over a 27 year period, the Dayton family developed Terminal Freezers into the 20th ranked provider of refrigerated cold storage space, according to the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW). The family wanted to diversify the wealth that had been created and transition the business to someone who would continue the company’s tradition of excellence.

ZS Role

Zachary Scott was engaged to help the owners consider different alternatives, evaluate their relative merits, and represent the owners in negotiations with the parties.


The owners of Terminal Freezers entered into a transaction with Bay Grove Capital, a principal investment firm that owns Flint River Services, CityIce, and Seafreeze Cold Storage, in which the key executives will continue to lead the business and the Dayton family will remain as significant investors.