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TSG Consumer Partners Invests in Pabst

TSG Consumer Partners Invests in Pabst

Oasis Beverages, an international beer and beverage company, and TSG Consumer Partners will acquire Pabst Brewing Company in a transaction that values the company at $700 million to $750 million.  Oasis Beverages will hold a majority equity interest in Pabst while TSG will own a minority interest.  The Chairman of Oasis Beverages, Eugene Kashper, will…

DFW Exits Vidara Therapeutics

DFW Exits Vidara Therapeutics

DFW Capital Partners has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company, Vidara Therapeutics, to Horizon Pharma, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $587 million. DFW invested in Vidara in 2012 through its third private equity fund, DFW Capital Partners III, LP. Vidara is a specialty pharmaceutical developer and marketer, focused…

ABRY Partners Acquires Millennium Process Coupon

ABRY Partners Acquires Millennium Process Coupon

Millennium Process Coupon has been acquired by Inmar, a portfolio company of ABRY Partners. This transaction closed on September 3, 2104. ABRY Partners acquired Inmar from New Mountain Capital in January 2014. Millennium Process Coupon (MPC) is a provider of promotional services, including coupon clearing and redemption, rebate handling and contest administration. I MPC handles…

Revelstoke Acquires Transport Investments

Revelstoke Acquires Transport Investments

Revelstoke Capital Partners has acquired Transport Investments, Inc. (TII), a transportation and logistics company.  Yukon Partners made a subordinated debt and an equity co-investment in the transaction. Transport Investments is an asset-light transportation and logistics company focused on providing flatbed, drop-deck, specialized and heavy-haul trucking and brokerage services in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The…

Topspin Acquires Patch

Topspin Acquires Patch

Topspin Partners has acquired toy company Patch Products from its founders Fran and Bryce Patch. Patch Products designs, manufactures, distributes and markets games, children’s puzzles, preschool toys, creative activities and teaching tools.  Top-selling brands include 5 Second Rule®, Don’t Rock the Boat™, Farkle, The Game of THINGS…®,Mirari®, 100 Wacky Things®, Lauri® and Wooly Willy®. Patch…

Wind Point Acquires Vision-Ease

Wind Point Acquires Vision-Ease

Wind Point Partners has acquired Vision-Ease Lens, an ophthalmic lens manufacturer. The senior management team of the company co-invested with Wind Point in this transaction. Vision-Ease Lens is a manufacturer of branded ophthalmic lenses, including clear, photochromic and polarized lenses in polycarbonate, hard resin, glass and high-index materials. The company’s products are sold through wholesale…

News

GE Antares Finances Ridgemont’s Buy of Cook & Boardman

GE Antares Finances Ridgemont’s Buy of Cook & Boardman

GE Antares is serving as administrative agent on a senior secured credit facility to support the recent acquisition of The Cook & Boardman Group by Ridgemont Equity Partners. GE Capital Markets is the sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner on this facility. The Cook & Boardman Group is a specialty distributor of commercial metal and…

Balance Point Helps TopSpin Buy Patch

Balance Point Helps TopSpin Buy Patch

Balance Point Capital Partners has made a mezzanine investment and a minority equity co-investment to support the recent acquisition of toy company Patch Products by TopSpin Partners (Topspin Acquires Patch). Patch Products designs, manufactures, distributes and markets games, children’s puzzles, preschool toys, creative activities and teaching tools.  Top-selling brands include 5 Second Rule®, Don’t Rock…

Golub Backs Audax Buy of Chase Doors

Golub Backs Audax Buy of Chase Doors

Golub Capital was the Sole Bookrunner, Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent on a facility to support the acquisition of Chase Doors by Audax Group. “Golub provided a financing solution that offered certainty and efficiency to our process” said Brian Doherty, Vice President at Audax. “Their level of familiarity with the business facilitated a streamlined…

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…

New Platform

TSG Consumer Partners Invests in Pabst

Oasis Beverages, an international beer and beverage company, and TSG Consumer Partners will acquire Pabst Brewing Company in a transaction that values the company at $700 million to $750 million.  Oasis Beverages will hold a…

Revelstoke Acquires Transport Investments

Revelstoke Capital Partners has acquired Transport Investments, Inc. (TII), a transportation and logistics company.  Yukon Partners made a subordinated debt and an equity co-investment in the transaction. Transport Investments is an asset-light transportation and logistics…

Topspin Acquires Patch

Topspin Partners has acquired toy company Patch Products from its founders Fran and Bryce Patch. Patch Products designs, manufactures, distributes and markets games, children’s puzzles, preschool toys, creative activities and teaching tools.  Top-selling brands include…

Add-on

ABRY Partners Acquires Millennium Process Coupon

Millennium Process Coupon has been acquired by Inmar, a portfolio company of ABRY Partners. This transaction closed on September 3, 2104. ABRY Partners acquired Inmar from New Mountain Capital in January 2014. Millennium Process Coupon…

Trive Capital Acquires Blue Streak Finishers

Valence Surface Technologies, a portfolio company of Trive Capital, has acquired Blue Streak Finishers, a metal finishing company serving the Pacific Northwest aerospace machining market.  Trive acquired Valence Surface Technologies in October 2013. Blue Streak…

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…

Exit

DFW Exits Vidara Therapeutics

DFW Capital Partners has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company, Vidara Therapeutics, to Horizon Pharma, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $587 million. DFW invested in Vidara in 2012…

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…

Financing

GE Antares Finances Ridgemont’s Buy of Cook & Boardman

GE Antares is serving as administrative agent on a senior secured credit facility to support the recent acquisition of The Cook & Boardman Group by Ridgemont Equity Partners. GE Capital Markets is the sole lead…

Balance Point Helps TopSpin Buy Patch

Balance Point Capital Partners has made a mezzanine investment and a minority equity co-investment to support the recent acquisition of toy company Patch Products by TopSpin Partners (Topspin Acquires Patch). Patch Products designs, manufactures, distributes…

Golub Backs Audax Buy of Chase Doors

Golub Capital was the Sole Bookrunner, Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent on a facility to support the acquisition of Chase Doors by Audax Group. “Golub provided a financing solution that offered certainty and efficiency…

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…

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