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Snow Phipps Adds-on to Teasdale Foods

Snow Phipps Adds-on to Teasdale Foods

Teasdale Foods, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps, has acquired Mesa Foods. Snow Phipps acquired Teasdale Foods in October 2014 from Palladium Equity Partners. Mesa Foods is a manufacturer of private label flour and corn tortillas, flatbreads, tacos shells, taco kits and pre-cut uncooked tortilla chips. Customers include restaurants, grocery stores, and foodservice distributors. The…

BV Partners Up With C.F. Stinson

BV Partners Up With C.F. Stinson

BV Investment Partners has made an investment in C.F. Stinson, a designer and marketer of textiles used in the commercial interiors industry. BV is investing in partnership with Keith and Glenn Stinson, the third generation of family ownership, who will continue to run the business and maintain a significant ownership interest in the company. “As…

Turnbridge Recaps DeBusk Services Group

Turnbridge Recaps DeBusk Services Group

Turnbridge Capital has completed an equity recapitalization DeBusk Services Group, a provider of industrial cleaning services in the energy sector. DeBusk Services Group (DSG) provides mechanical and industrial cleaning services to refining and petrochemical facilities. Services include hydro-blasting, hydro-cutting, chemical cleaning, transportation, tank cleaning, and vacuum services. DSG was founded in May 2012 by its…

Liberty Hall Buys J&M Machine

Liberty Hall Buys J&M Machine

Accurus Aerospace, a portfolio company of Liberty Hall Capital Partners, has acquired J&M Machine, a Tier II supplier of machined metallic parts and assemblies used in aerospace applications. Accurus Aerospace was formed as a platform company by Liberty Hall in November 2013. Since its formation, Accurus has completed three acquisitions: Precise Machining & Manufacturing (November…

Sterling Builds Industrial Cleaning Platform

Sterling Builds Industrial Cleaning Platform

The Sterling Group has acquired two industrial cleaning and maintenance companies with the simultaneous buys of North American Industrial Services and Evergreen Industrial Services. Together, these companies will have approximately $200 million in annual revenue and a service area that spreads throughout North America. North American Industrial Services (NAIS) provides high pressure and high volume…

Audax Sells Neptune-Benson to AEA

Audax Sells Neptune-Benson to AEA

Audax has sold Neptune-Benson to Evoqua Water Technologies, a portfolio company of AEA Investors. Audax acquired Neptune-Benson in August 2011. Neptune-Benson is a designer and manufacturer of filtration systems, recirculation components, and filter accessories. The company’s products are sold to commercial and municipal water recreation facilities, resorts, water parks, zoos and aquariums. Neptune was founded…

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New Banker at Raymond James

New Banker at Raymond James

Investment bank Raymond James has hired Brendan Tierney as a managing director in its industrials group. Mr. Tierney will be based in the firm’s New York office and will be active in the water and wastewater, motion and flow control, test and instrumentation, and niche manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Tierney led the…

Constitution Capital Adds Analyst

Constitution Capital Adds Analyst

Dominic Morell has joined Constitution Capital Partners – an investor in lower middle companies – as a new analyst. He will be responsible for screening, evaluating, negotiating and monitoring investments. This is the second-time around for Mr. Morell who was a summer analyst with the firm in 2015. He is a recent graduate of the…

Abacus Supports One Rock Add-on

Abacus Supports One Rock Add-on

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a senior secured credit facility to back the buy of Biochemical Diagnostics by Kova International, a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners, Laurel Crown Partners, and StoneCreek Capital. Biochemical Diagnostics is a manufacturer of controls and disposable sample preparation products used in drugs…

Maranon Backs New Harbor Buy

Maranon Backs New Harbor Buy

Maranon Capital was the provider of a unitranche facility to back last week’s acquisition of Wedgewood Pharmacy by New Harbor Capital. Wedgewood prepares compounded medications for people and their pets when FDA–manufactured drugs cannot meet their needs. Compounded medications are prescriptions and medication orders that are written by physicians, veterinarians and other authorized prescribers, and…

1315 Capital Closes First Fund

1315 Capital Closes First Fund

1315 Capital, an investor in specialty pharmaceutical, medical technology, and healthcare services companies, has held a final closing of its inaugural fund with $200 million of capital commitments. Investors in the new fund include the usual tally of high net worth individuals, endowments, foundations, state and corporate pension funds, and family offices. “We are very…

Automotive Pro Joins Harvest Partners

Automotive Pro Joins Harvest Partners

Middle market investor Harvest Partners has added Michael Klein as an advisor to the firm. Mr. Klein will assist Harvest in identifying and evaluating new investments in the automotive aftermarket parts, distribution, services, and retail sectors. Mr. Klein’s background includes 35 years in the automotive aftermarket, including CEO roles with Armored Auto Group, IDQ Holdings…

New Platform

BV Partners Up With C.F. Stinson

BV Investment Partners has made an investment in C.F. Stinson, a designer and marketer of textiles used in the commercial interiors industry. BV is investing in partnership with Keith and Glenn Stinson, the third generation…

Turnbridge Recaps DeBusk Services Group

Turnbridge Capital has completed an equity recapitalization DeBusk Services Group, a provider of industrial cleaning services in the energy sector. DeBusk Services Group (DSG) provides mechanical and industrial cleaning services to refining and petrochemical facilities.…

Sterling Builds Industrial Cleaning Platform

The Sterling Group has acquired two industrial cleaning and maintenance companies with the simultaneous buys of North American Industrial Services and Evergreen Industrial Services. Together, these companies will have approximately $200 million in annual revenue…

Add-on

Snow Phipps Adds-on to Teasdale Foods

Teasdale Foods, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps, has acquired Mesa Foods. Snow Phipps acquired Teasdale Foods in October 2014 from Palladium Equity Partners. Mesa Foods is a manufacturer of private label flour and corn…

Liberty Hall Buys J&M Machine

Accurus Aerospace, a portfolio company of Liberty Hall Capital Partners, has acquired J&M Machine, a Tier II supplier of machined metallic parts and assemblies used in aerospace applications. Accurus Aerospace was formed as a platform…

Penfund Adds to SureWerx

SureWerx, a portfolio company of Penfund, has acquired KP Industries, a supplier of professional tools, equipment and safety products. Penfund acquired SureWerx, then known as JET Equipment & Tools, in November 2012. KP Industries is…

Silver Lake Acquires CAPS Payroll

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a portfolio company of Silver Lake since June 2015, has signed an agreement to acquire CAPS Payroll, a provider of payroll services to the entertainment industry. CAPS Payroll is a…

Exit

Audax Sells Neptune-Benson to AEA

Audax has sold Neptune-Benson to Evoqua Water Technologies, a portfolio company of AEA Investors. Audax acquired Neptune-Benson in August 2011. Neptune-Benson is a designer and manufacturer of filtration systems, recirculation components, and filter accessories. The…

Pfingsten Sells Technibus to IES

Technibus, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners, has been sold to IES Infrastructure Solutions, a subsidiary of publicly-traded IES Holdings for approximately $45 million in cash. Pfingsten acquired Technibus in September 2008. Technibus manufactures equipment…

North Castle Sells Doctor’s Best

North Castle Partners has sold Doctor’s Best, a distributor of branded nutritional supplements, to publicly traded Xiamen Kingdomway Group. North Castle acquired Doctor’s Best in January 2014. Doctor’s Best is a marketer and distributor of…

RoundTable Hits 5x on Sale

RoundTable Healthcare Partners has completed the sale of the topical pharmaceutical business of its portfolio company Renaissance Acquisition Holdings to pharmaceutical company Mylan NV for $950 million in cash plus up to an additional $50…

Financing

Abacus Supports One Rock Add-on

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a senior secured credit facility to back the buy of Biochemical Diagnostics by Kova International, a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners, Laurel…

Maranon Backs New Harbor Buy

Maranon Capital was the provider of a unitranche facility to back last week’s acquisition of Wedgewood Pharmacy by New Harbor Capital. Wedgewood prepares compounded medications for people and their pets when FDA–manufactured drugs cannot meet…

Crown Backs Bill Gosling

Growth capital investor Crown Capital Partners has provided a $15 million, five-year term loan to Bill Gosling Outsourcing, a provider of call center services. The loan was provided by Crown Capital Fund IV, LP, a…

Babson Backs ABRY Buy of SambaSafety

Babson Capital Management was the joint lead arranger and bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support ABRY Partners’ recent acquisition of Safety Holdings (DBA SambaSafety), a provider of cloud-based data services on unsafe…

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