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Riverside Invests in Alcohol Monitoring Systems

Riverside Invests in Alcohol Monitoring Systems

The Riverside Company has made a minority investment in Alcohol Monitoring Systems, a provider of electronic monitoring technologies used by state and local criminal justice agencies to monitor and manage alcohol use by criminal offenders. Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS) offers a full suite of electronic monitoring products. Its SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring device is the…

Partners Group to Acquire Dynacast

Partners Group to Acquire Dynacast

Partners Group has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Dynacast International, a precision die caster and metal injection molder, at an enterprise value of $1.1 billion. Partners Group is joined in the acquisition by Kenner & Company, an existing shareholder, and the company’s management team, which will both roll over significant equity…

Hastings Acquires Select Chemicals

Hastings Acquires Select Chemicals

WadeCo Specialties, a specialty chemical provider and a portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners, has acquired Select Chemicals.  Hastings first invested in WadeCo Specialties in May 2014. Select Chemicals (DBA Select Technologies) provides production chemicals and services to exploration and production companies throughout the Eagle Ford Shale.  The Eagle Ford Shale is an organic matter-rich…

Audax and CapStreet Sell Distribution International to Advent

Audax and CapStreet Sell Distribution International to Advent

The roll-up of the mechanical insulation distribution industry continues but the players names have changed as Audax Private Equity and The CapStreet Group have agreed to sell the majority of their shares in Distribution International to Advent International. Audax will retain a minority equity position in the company and remain on the Board of Directors.…

RLJ Equity and Brookside Acquire MarketCast

RLJ Equity and Brookside Acquire MarketCast

RLJ Equity Partners has acquired MarketCast, a provider of marketing research services for the entertainment industry and a portfolio company of Shamrock Capital Advisors since June 2012.  Brookside Mezzanine Partners participated with RLJ through a subordinated debt and an equity co-investment. MarketCast works with marketers and researchers at major motion picture studio and production companies…

CD&R Completes Investment in CHC Group

CD&R Completes Investment in CHC Group

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has completed its investment in CHC Group, a commercial operator of helicopters.  CHC plans to use proceeds from the investment primarily to reduce debt and other fixed charges. CHC Group provides helicopter flight services to oil and gas companies and government search-and-rescue agencies. The company also provides helicopter maintenance, repair and…

News

SunTx Recaps Construction Partners, Distributes Cash

SunTx Recaps Construction Partners, Distributes Cash

Construction Partners, an infrastructure and road construction company and portfolio company of SunTx Capital Partners, has refinanced substantially all of the company’s existing debt and consolidated its borrowings into a simplified credit structure.  Proceeds from the consolidation will be used to fund a cash distribution to SunTx investors and to, of course, support the company’s…

CIT Leads $243 Million Financing for GI’s Buy

CIT Leads $243 Million Financing for GI’s Buy

CIT Group served as Joint Lead Arranger on a $243 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS), a provider of contract cleaning services, by GI Partners. KBS was a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company. “We’re pleased to finance GI Partners’ acquisition of KBS, a company that has…

Castanea Names New Partner

Castanea Names New Partner

Middle-market consumer focused private equity firm Castanea Partners has promoted Juan Marcos Hill to Partner. Mr. Marcos joined Castanea as an associate in 2002. “Juan Marcos has been with Castanea since its inception and is a highly regarded member of our team. Over the years, he developed into an experienced private equity professional and we’re…

BackBay Adds Private Equity Pro to Team

BackBay Adds Private Equity Pro to Team

BackBay Communications, a public relations, branding and marketing firm with a specialty in private equity, has hired Ken MacFadyen as an Account Director.  Mr. MacFadyen’s responsibilities include strategic communications, content development and media relations. Mr. MacFadyen has an extensive background in finance and private equity.  Prior to recent positions in speechwriting and investor relations at…

Babson Backs Kohlberg’s Buy of PPV

Babson Backs Kohlberg’s Buy of PPV

Babson Capital Management has provided a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition last month of PPC Industries by Kohlberg & Company. PPC Industries, a portfolio company of AEA since March 2006, is a maker of tubing, film and bags using engineered plastic resins. The company’s products are used in niche segments of the…

Breakwater Names New Chairman and Co-Managing Partner

Breakwater Names New Chairman and Co-Managing Partner

Eric Beckman, a former Senior Partner at Ares Management, will join Breakwater Investment Management as Chairman and Co-Managing Partner.  In this new role, Mr. Beckman will guide the strategic expansion of Breakwater’s private debt and private equity investment platform.  He will manage the firm alongside Saif Mansour, Breakwater’s Founder and other Co-Managing Partner, and will…

New Platform

Riverside Invests in Alcohol Monitoring Systems

The Riverside Company has made a minority investment in Alcohol Monitoring Systems, a provider of electronic monitoring technologies used by state and local criminal justice agencies to monitor and manage alcohol use by criminal offenders.…

Partners Group to Acquire Dynacast

Partners Group has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Dynacast International, a precision die caster and metal injection molder, at an enterprise value of $1.1 billion. Partners Group is joined in the…

Audax and CapStreet Sell Distribution International to Advent

The roll-up of the mechanical insulation distribution industry continues but the players names have changed as Audax Private Equity and The CapStreet Group have agreed to sell the majority of their shares in Distribution International…

Add-on

Hastings Acquires Select Chemicals

WadeCo Specialties, a specialty chemical provider and a portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners, has acquired Select Chemicals.  Hastings first invested in WadeCo Specialties in May 2014. Select Chemicals (DBA Select Technologies) provides production chemicals…

Generation Growth Acquires Contrast Equipment

Midway Industrial Supply, a portfolio company of Generation Growth Capital, has acquired Contrast Equipment Company. Contrast Equipment Company is a finishing equipment system integrator and provides in-house paint system design and full service integrated systems…

Lovell Minnick Acquires Unclaimed Property Recovery & Reporting

Keane, an unclaimed property services provider and a portfolio company of Lovell Minnick Partners, has acquired Unclaimed Property Recovery & Reporting and its subsidiary, UPRR Securities.  Lovell Minnick acquired Keane from DFW Capital Partners and…

Gores Group Acquires Origin Healthcare Solutions

Meridian Medical Management, a provider of revenue cycle management services and a portfolio company of The Gores Group, has acquired Origin Healthcare Solutions. “With a clear vision for the future of healthcare, we are excited…

Exit

Clearview Exits Battenfeld Technologies

Clearview Capital has closed on the sale of its controlling interest in Battenfeld Technologies to Smith & Wesson for $130.5 million. Clearview first invested in Battenfeld in June 2012. Battenfeld is a designer, importer and…

Arsenal Sells Charter Brokerage to Berkshire

Berkshire Hathaway is acquiring Charter Brokerage, a non-asset based third party logistics provider, from Arsenal Capital Partners which first invested in Charter in February 2008. Charter Brokerage is a non-asset based third party logistics provider…

Inverness Graham Exits RacoWireless

Inverness Graham has sold its portfolio company RacoWireless to strategic acquirer KORE Wireless Group in an all-cash transaction. Inverness Graham acquired RacoWireless in September 2012. RacoWireless is a provider of a cloud-based, machine-to-machine (M2M), wireless…

Riverside Exits Screening Specialist DISA

The Riverside Company has sold DISA Global Solutions, a provider of drug and alcohol testing services. Riverside acquired DISA in January 2011. DISA Global Solutions serves safety-sensitive and labor-intensive industries by providing services that include…

Financing

CIT Leads $243 Million Financing for GI’s Buy

CIT Group served as Joint Lead Arranger on a $243 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS), a provider of contract cleaning services, by GI Partners. KBS was…

Babson Backs Kohlberg’s Buy of PPV

Babson Capital Management has provided a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition last month of PPC Industries by Kohlberg & Company. PPC Industries, a portfolio company of AEA since March 2006, is a…

American Capital Backs Snow Phipps Buy of Teasdale Foods

American Capital has invested $31.5 million in the form of a second lien term loan to support Snow Phipps’ acquisition of Teasdale Foods from Palladium Equity Partners.  Teasdale is a provider of private label and…

GE Capital Backs Vista’s Buy of NAVEX Global

GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology financing group served as administrative agent on a $310 million senior secured credit facility to support Vista Equity Partners’ November acquisition of compliance and ethics software provider NAVEX Global. …

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