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Paine & Partners Buys Global ID

Paine & Partners Buys Global ID

Paine & Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire The Global ID Group, a provider of food safety and food quality testing and accreditation services, from Inverness Graham Investments which acquired the company in November 2013 from LFE Capital. Global ID Group provides food safety and food quality services including testing, inspection, certification, and…

Arsenal Acquires Alkon Solutions

Arsenal Acquires Alkon Solutions

Polymer Solutions Group, a manufacturer of specialty polymers and additives and a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired Alkon Solutions from Stephenson Group Ltd. Alkon is a manufacturer of anti-tack products that are used in the rubber industry. Anti-tack products are materials designed to eliminate the self-adhesive quality of rubber products and are…

Housatonic Invests in Accurate Monitoring

Housatonic Invests in Accurate Monitoring

Housatonic Partners has acquired Accurate Monitoring, a provider of outsourced medical monitoring services. Accurate Monitoring is a provider of outsourced intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgical groups throughout New York and New Jersey. IONM is the use of electrophysiological methods – such as electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG) – to monitor the…

Primus Makes Growth Investment in Certona

Primus Makes Growth Investment in Certona

Primus Capital has made a growth investment in Certona, a provider of software that provides for the profiling of digital retail shoppers. The new capital will be used to grow market share, accelerate product development and expand services and support for existing and new clients. Certona pioneered the use of machine learning and predictive algorithms…

Linden Acquires The Orthodontic Store

Linden Acquires The Orthodontic Store

Young Innovations, a manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, and a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners since January 2013, has acquired The Orthodontic Store, a provider of orthodontic appliances, supplies and instruments. The Orthodontic Store distributes its products to more than 6,000 orthodontists across the country. Products include arch wires, brackets and…

Blue Point Adds On to Hilco Vision

Blue Point Adds On to Hilco Vision

Hilco Vision, a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners, has completed two add-on acquisitions – the third and fourth add-on acquisitions for the company – with the buys of Optiplus and Proteye. Hilco Vision has been a Blue Point portfolio company since May 2014. Optiplus is a distributor of eyewear accessories, professional tools and…

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New Head of Business Development at Murray Devine

New Head of Business Development at Murray Devine

Valuation advisory firm Murray Devine has hired Robert Tribuiani as a new Managing Director and Head of Business Development. Mr. Tribuiani will be responsible for developing, executing and managing sales strategies, focusing on private equity and venture capital firms, debt and hedge funds, banks and corporations. Mr. Tribuiani joins Murray Devine after spending ten years…

FTV Closes Fund V

FTV Closes Fund V

FTV Capital has held a final closing of its oversubscribed fifth fund, FTV V, LP, at the hard cap of $850 million of limited partner commitments. The firm’s fourth fund closed in March 2014 with $700 million of commitments. “We are pleased to announce the close of FTV V at our $850 million hard cap,”…

Riverside Closes Latest Fund

Riverside Closes Latest Fund

The Riverside Company has completed fundraising for Riverside Micro-Cap Fund IV (RMCF IV). The new fund closed at its hard cap with $650 million in capital commitments. The original target was $500 million. Riverside’s earlier fund, Riverside Micro-Cap Fund III, closed in July 2014 at its hard cap with $350 million in capital commitments. Riverside’s…

Abacus Backs Lineage Recap of PerTronix

Abacus Backs Lineage Recap of PerTronix

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a senior secured credit facility to support the recapitalization of PerTronix by Lineage Capital. PerTronix is a manufacturer of electronic ignition systems and exhaust products sold under a family of brand names including Flame-Thrower, Ignitor, Second Strike, Doug’s Headers, Spyke, Compu-Fire, Patriot Exhaust, Smithy…

Snow Phipps Adds Packaging Pro

Snow Phipps Adds Packaging Pro

Snow Phipps Group has added Don Sturdivant as its newest Operating Partner. Mr. Sturdivant has more than 30 years of experience in the packaging industry and has served as the CEO of several companies owned by private equity firms. He will primarily focus on investment opportunities in the packaging industry. Snow Phipps utilizes an operating…

Breakaway Beats Target, Closes Fund II at Hard Cap

Breakaway Beats Target, Closes Fund II at Hard Cap

Los Angeles-based lender Breakaway Capital Partners has closed Breakaway Capital Partners Fund II, LP with total commitments at the hard cap of $100 million. The fund was oversubscribed and had an initial target of $75 million. All of the limited partners in the new fund are family offices and individuals. “We are very pleased to…

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Housatonic Invests in Accurate Monitoring

Housatonic Partners has acquired Accurate Monitoring, a provider of outsourced medical monitoring services. Accurate Monitoring is a provider of outsourced intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgical groups throughout New York and New…

Primus Makes Growth Investment in Certona

Primus Capital has made a growth investment in Certona, a provider of software that provides for the profiling of digital retail shoppers. The new capital will be used to grow market share, accelerate product development…

Vista Acquires GovDelivery

Vista Equity Partners has signed an agreement to acquire GovDelivery, a cloud-based digital communication platform for government, from Actua Corp. which acquired GovDelivery in 2009. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter…

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Paine & Partners Buys Global ID

Paine & Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire The Global ID Group, a provider of food safety and food quality testing and accreditation services, from Inverness Graham Investments which acquired the company in…

Arsenal Acquires Alkon Solutions

Polymer Solutions Group, a manufacturer of specialty polymers and additives and a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired Alkon Solutions from Stephenson Group Ltd. Alkon is a manufacturer of anti-tack products that are…

Linden Acquires The Orthodontic Store

Young Innovations, a manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, and a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners since January 2013, has acquired The Orthodontic Store, a provider of orthodontic appliances, supplies and instruments.…

Blue Point Adds On to Hilco Vision

Hilco Vision, a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners, has completed two add-on acquisitions – the third and fourth add-on acquisitions for the company – with the buys of Optiplus and Proteye. Hilco Vision…

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Paine & Partners Buys Global ID

Paine & Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire The Global ID Group, a provider of food safety and food quality testing and accreditation services, from Inverness Graham Investments which acquired the company in…

KPS Sells United Copper

KPS Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company United Copper Industries to Southwire Company. United Copper Industries (UCI) is a manufacturer of copper building wire and cable used in the construction of industrial, residential and…

Audax Sells Cadence Education

Audax Private Equity has sold Cadence Education, a provider of early childhood education, to Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity. Cadence Education provides its education services to children ages six weeks to twelve years old. The…

Audax Completes Sale of Laborie Medical

Audax Private Equity has completed the sale of Laborie Medical Technologies to Patricia Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swedish conglomerate Investor AB. Laborie Medical Technologies is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical technology and…

Financing

Abacus Backs Lineage Recap of PerTronix

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a senior secured credit facility to support the recapitalization of PerTronix by Lineage Capital. PerTronix is a manufacturer of electronic ignition systems and exhaust…

CIT Backs Palladium’s Jordan Health Services

CIT Healthcare Finance was the Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent for a $242 million senior secured credit facility to Jordan Health Services, a portfolio company of Palladium Equity Partners. The financing from CIT will be…

Abacus Backs LLCP Buy

Abacus Finance Group, a provider cash-flow senior financing for private equity-sponsored, lower-middle market companies, was the Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger for a $20.5 million senior secured credit facility to support the May 2016…

Yukon Backs Sorenson’s Buy of Axiom

Yukon Partners was a co-investor alongside Sorenson Capital in the recent acquisition of Axiom Materials. Axiom Materials is a composite materials manufacturer with a specialization in “prepreg” materials – (prepreg is a term for “pre-impregnated”…

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