Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

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Related Party Transactions - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 29, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]        
Related Party Transactions Disclosure [Text Block]    
The Company has recorded aggregate management fee charges and expenses from CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (“CCMP”), Oak Hill Capital Partners III, L.P., Oak Hill Capital Management Partners III, L.P. and OHCP III HC RO, L.P. (collectively, “Oak Hill Funds”) of $134 and $396 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 29, 2018 and $127 and $390 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 30, 2017.

Gregory Mann and Gabrielle Mann are employed by Hillman. The Company leases an industrial warehouse and office facility from companies under the control of the Manns. The rental expense for the lease of this facility was $87 and $262 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 29, 2018 and $88 and $265 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 30, 2017.

The Hillman Group Canada ULC subsidiary of Hillman entered into three leases for five properties containing an industrial warehouse, manufacturing plant, and office facilities on February 19, 2013. The owners of the properties under one lease are relatives of Richard Paulin, who was employed by The Hillman Group Canada ULC until his retirement effective April 30, 2017, and the owner of the properties under the other two leases is a company which is owned by Richard Paulin and certain of his relatives. The rental expense for the three leases was $164 and $501 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 29, 2018 and $164 and $473 for the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 30, 2017.

In the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 29, 2018 the Company paid a dividend of approximately $3,780 to Holdco for the purchase of 4,200 shares of Holdco stock from former members of management. No such dividends were paid in the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended September 30, 2017.
 
Management fee charges and expenses $ 134 $ 127 $ 396 $ 390