VISTAR Corporation, formerly Multifoods Distribution Group, Inc., was acquired by Wellspring Capital Management LLC. in September 2002. Multifoods Distribution Group was the combination of two companies: Multifoods Specialty Distribution specializing in the Italian/Pizza markets, and VSA the nation's leading distributor of vending and office coffee products.
Vistar was purchased by The Blackstone Group in 2007. In January 2008, Vistar purchased The Marjack Company which strengthened our presence in the Specialty Retail market. In May of 2008, Performance Food Group was acquired by affiliates of the Blackstone Group and Wellspring Capital Management and merged with Vistar Corporation. VISTAR Corporation is led by George Holm, President and CEO.