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Benford Capital Acquires J&J Dog Supplies

Benford Capital Acquires J&J Dog Supplies

Ray Allen Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Benford Capital, has acquired J&J Dog Supplies, a direct marketer of dog training supplies.  The acquisition by Ray Allen allowed J&J’s founding family to exit the business at closing. J&J Dog Supplies is a catalog and on-line marketer of dog training supplies for the AKC sport and dog…

Charlesbank Acquires HDT Global From Metalmark

Charlesbank Acquires HDT Global From Metalmark

Charlesbank Capital Partners has acquired HDT Global, a portfolio company of Metalmark Capital since August 2007. The management team of HDT Global, led by President & CEO Andy Hove, is making a significant co-investment in the transaction. HDT Global is a provider of services that assist domestic and international militaries, emergency response organizations, and large…

Hellman & Friedman Acquires Grocery Outlet

Hellman & Friedman Acquires Grocery Outlet

Grocery Outlet, a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners since 2009, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Hellman & Friedman and the senior management team of the company. Grocery Outlet is one of the nation’s largest grocery extreme-value retailers.  The company offers branded grocery products at significant discounts through a sourcing model of…

Flexpoint Ford Exits VeriClaim

Flexpoint Ford Exits VeriClaim

Flexpoint Ford has signed an agreement to sell T&H Global Holdings and its subsidiaries (DBA VeriClaim) to Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a portfolio company of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Stone Point Capital.  VeriClaim has been majority owned by Flexpoint since March 2011. The transaction is expected to close within the next 60 days.…

Ridgemont Acquires Cook & Boardman

Ridgemont Acquires Cook & Boardman

Ridgemont Equity Partners has completed a majority equity investment in The Cook & Boardman Group, a specialty distributor of commercial metal and wood doors and a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners since 2008. “We are truly excited to have the opportunity to continue to pursue our organic and acquisition growth strategies under Ridgemont’s…

Pfingsten Exits Tropitone Furniture

Pfingsten Exits Tropitone Furniture

Brown Jordan International, a portfolio company of Stonehill Capital Management, has acquired the outstanding equity interests of Tropitone Furniture Co. from Pfingsten Partners. Pfingsten Partners and co-investors HarbourVest Partners and DuPont Capital Management acquired Tropitone in October 2007. Tropitone is a designer and manufacturer of upscale, casual outdoor furniture for the specialty retail and commercial…

News

GE Antares Backs Olympus Buy of IXS

GE Antares Backs Olympus Buy of IXS

GE Antares served as administrative agent on a $170 million US credit facility and $10 million Canadian credit facility supporting the acquisition by Olympus Partners of Innovative XCessories & Services (IXS), a provider of upfit services and accessories to the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers.  GE Capital Markets served as joint lead arranger and…

Riveron Enters Atlanta Market

Riveron Enters Atlanta Market

Riveron Consulting, a financial consulting firm serving middle-market private equity funds, mezzanine and senior lenders, family offices and public and private companies, has opened a new office in Atlanta and has appointed Tom McGurk as Director of Business Development.  Mr. McGurk will jump start Riveron’s presence in Atlanta and the firm anticipates adding more Atlanta-based…

GE Antares Backs ICV’s Buy of OneTouchPoint

GE Antares Backs ICV’s Buy of OneTouchPoint

GE Antares served as administrative agent on a $80 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of OneTouchPoint by ICV Partners. GE Capital Markets served as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner on this facility. OneTouchPoint is a national provider of marketing and communication services, including agency services, digital and commercial print, direct…

Monroe Backs Buy of Robert Marc Eyewear

Monroe Backs Buy of Robert Marc Eyewear

Monroe Capital was the sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $47 million unitranche financing to support the acquisition of Robert Marc Eyewear by Luxury Optical Holdings, a portfolio company of aPriori Capital and Goode Capital Partners. Robert Marc Eyewear has distribution in more than 20 countries with 500 points of sale worldwide.  The…

Westshore Hires New VP

Westshore Hires New VP

Westshore Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on small-market buyouts and recapitalizations, has hired Michael Sullivan as a new vice president.  Mr. Sullivan will be responsible for identifying new acquisitions and investments, managing capital markets activities, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Westshore Capital, Mr. Sullivan worked as an investment banker at Cross Keys…

CCMP Closes Fund 3 at $3.6 Billion

CCMP Closes Fund 3 at $3.6 Billion

CCMP Capital Advisors has closed its most recent middle market buyout and growth equity vehicle, CCMP Capital Investors III, LP (CCMP III), at $3.6 billion in aggregate capital commitments. CCMP III’s investors include domestic and foreign public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and high net worth individuals. The closing…

New Platform

Charlesbank Acquires HDT Global From Metalmark

Charlesbank Capital Partners has acquired HDT Global, a portfolio company of Metalmark Capital since August 2007. The management team of HDT Global, led by President & CEO Andy Hove, is making a significant co-investment in…

Hellman & Friedman Acquires Grocery Outlet

Grocery Outlet, a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners since 2009, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Hellman & Friedman and the senior management team of the company. Grocery Outlet is one of…

Ridgemont Acquires Cook & Boardman

Ridgemont Equity Partners has completed a majority equity investment in The Cook & Boardman Group, a specialty distributor of commercial metal and wood doors and a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners since 2008.…

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Benford Capital Acquires J&J Dog Supplies

Ray Allen Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Benford Capital, has acquired J&J Dog Supplies, a direct marketer of dog training supplies.  The acquisition by Ray Allen allowed J&J’s founding family to exit the business at…

Nautic Acquires All Metro Health Care

Nautic Partners has partnered with management to acquire All Metro Health Care Services, a provider of home and community based health services. All Metro is a licensed home care agency providing primarily non-skilled personal care…

Cortec Group Acquires Inter V Medical

CHSL Holdco (CHS), a portfolio company of Cortec Group, has acquired Inter V Medical, a distributor of medical products and a portfolio company of Entrepreneur Capital. Inter V Medical (IVM) is a distributor of medical…

JMC Capital Acquires Nematron

Comark, a portfolio company of JMC Capital Partners, has acquired the assets of Nematron Corporation, a provider of computers and monitors used in industrial automation applications. Nematron provides industrial personal computers (IPCs) and monitors that…

Exit

Flexpoint Ford Exits VeriClaim

Flexpoint Ford has signed an agreement to sell T&H Global Holdings and its subsidiaries (DBA VeriClaim) to Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a portfolio company of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Stone Point Capital.  VeriClaim…

Pfingsten Exits Tropitone Furniture

Brown Jordan International, a portfolio company of Stonehill Capital Management, has acquired the outstanding equity interests of Tropitone Furniture Co. from Pfingsten Partners. Pfingsten Partners and co-investors HarbourVest Partners and DuPont Capital Management acquired Tropitone…

Windjammer to Sell BBB to Pamplona

Windjammer Capital Investors has reached an agreement to sell its portfolio company BBB Industries to Pamplona Capital Management.  Pamplona is currently investing out of its fourth private equity fund, Pamplona Capital Partners IV LP, which…

North Castle Completes Sale of Ignite

North Castle Partners has completed the sale of Ignite USA, a developer and marketer of thermal mugs, to Newell Rubbermaid for a purchase price of $308 million.  North Castle invested in Ignite in March 2013. …

Financing

GE Antares Backs Olympus Buy of IXS

GE Antares served as administrative agent on a $170 million US credit facility and $10 million Canadian credit facility supporting the acquisition by Olympus Partners of Innovative XCessories & Services (IXS), a provider of upfit…

GE Antares Backs ICV’s Buy of OneTouchPoint

GE Antares served as administrative agent on a $80 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of OneTouchPoint by ICV Partners. GE Capital Markets served as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner on…

Monroe Backs Buy of Robert Marc Eyewear

Monroe Capital was the sole lead arranger and administrative agent on a $47 million unitranche financing to support the acquisition of Robert Marc Eyewear by Luxury Optical Holdings, a portfolio company of aPriori Capital and…

RBS Citizens Launched New Technology and Services Group

RBS Citizens has created a new lending division with the launch of the Technology and Services banking group.  The new group will focus on both emerging growth and established technology companies that are active in…

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