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Silver Oak Acquires VASA Fitness

Silver Oak Acquires VASA Fitness

Silver Oak Services Partners has made an investment in VASA Fitness in partnership with the founders and management.  Prior to the investment by Silver Oak, the clubs operated as a franchisee of a national health club brand.  Immediately following the investment by Silver Oak, the clubs were relaunched under their new brand, VASA Fitness. Silver…

Thompson Street and Brookside Acquire Stone Panels    

Thompson Street and Brookside Acquire Stone Panels    

Thompson Street Capital Partners has acquired Stone Panels, a producer of natural stone composite panels and stone veneers.  Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt and an equity co-investment in support of the transaction. Stone Panels is a producer of natural stone composite panels and stone veneers. The company manufactures natural stone composite panels for a…

Onex to Acquire SIG

Onex to Acquire SIG

Onex Corporation has agreed to acquire SIG Combibloc Group AG, the second largest provider of aseptic carton packaging globally, for up to €3.7 billion ($4.7 billion).  Of the purchase price, €3.6 billion ($4.4 billion) will be paid at the closing of the transaction, with an additional amount of up to €175 million ($217 million) payable based…

Cressey & Company Exit Encompass Home Health and Hospice

Cressey & Company Exit Encompass Home Health and Hospice

HealthSouth Corporation, the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, has entered into an agreement to acquire Encompass Home Health and Hospice, a portfolio company of Cressey & Company, for approximately $750 million.  The transaction was approved by both companies’ boards of directors and is expected to close before the end of 2014.…

Kohlberg Acquires Le Groupe Multibar

Kohlberg Acquires Le Groupe Multibar

Nellson Nutraceutical, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Le Groupe Multibar, a manufacturer of nutritional and snack bars.  The transaction is expected to close in approximately 30-60 days. “Since our acquisition of Nellson in August 2013, we have been focused on identifying acquisitions as a means to…

Palladium Acquires Daniel’s Jewelers

Palladium Acquires Daniel’s Jewelers

Palladium Equity Partners has made a majority investment in Daniel’s Jewelers, a specialty jewelry retailer in California. Daniel’s Jewelers, founded in 1948 as a family-operated business, has grown from a single store to 73 locations throughout Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, San Diego, Orange Country, Ventura, the Central Valley and the Central Coast.  Daniel’s will…

News

BGL  – US Manufacturing Shifting into High Gear

BGL  – US Manufacturing Shifting into High Gear

The manufacturing sector in the United States has reached the highest rate of growth in more than four years, according to Shifting Into High Gear, an industry report released today by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. The BGL Industrials Insider, also available online, highlights the expansion in the US manufacturing sector for the 17th consecutive…

Bowside Closes Fund 3 Above Target

Bowside Closes Fund 3 Above Target

Bowside Capital has held a final closing above target of Bowside Capital Fund III, LP with $37.3 million in capital commitments. The investors in the Bowside Capital funds include family offices, senior executives of private equity and financial firms, and high-net-worth individuals. “The offering was well received by our existing limited partners and other new…

Maranon Back Riverside Buy of Fisher/Unitech

Maranon Back Riverside Buy of Fisher/Unitech

Maranon Capital has provided unitranche financing to support the acquisition of Fisher/Unitech by The Riverside Company. Fisher/Unitech is a reseller of 3D solid modeling design software, 3D printing hardware and related products and services including training, and consulting services.  Fisher is the world’s largest distributor of Stratasys 3D printers (www.stratasys.com) and the third-largest distributor of…

Summit Park Adds Three to Team

Summit Park Adds Three to Team

Having closed its second lower middle-market fund in September, Summit Park has now added three new professional to its team with the hirings of Houston Stokes, Kyle Taura, and Ian Morris.  Mr. Stokes and Mr. Taura join Summit Park as Associates, while Mr. Morris joins as a Business Development Associate. Summit Park is actively seeking…

Consumer Retail Executive Joins Breakwater

Consumer Retail Executive Joins Breakwater

Breakwater Investment Management has added Deborah Benton as a Partner to its investment team.  Ms. Benton’s first role will be to serve as a strategic advisor to the board of directors of Breakwater’s portfolio company Planet Blue, a California-based lifestyle retailer and fashion brand. “I am extremely proud to welcome Deborah Benton to Breakwater,” said…

Lincoln Adds to Industrials Expertise

Lincoln Adds to Industrials Expertise

Lincoln International has hired Phillip McCreanor as Managing Director in its Global Industrials investment banking practice.  Mr. McCreanor will be based in the firm’s London office. “The addition of Phil McCreanor seamlessly expands and deepens our industrials expertise while also highlighting Lincoln’s continued investment in growing our UK presence,” said Jim Lawson, Chairman of Lincoln…

New Platform

Silver Oak Acquires VASA Fitness

Silver Oak Services Partners has made an investment in VASA Fitness in partnership with the founders and management.  Prior to the investment by Silver Oak, the clubs operated as a franchisee of a national health…

Thompson Street and Brookside Acquire Stone Panels    

Thompson Street Capital Partners has acquired Stone Panels, a producer of natural stone composite panels and stone veneers.  Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt and an equity co-investment in support of the transaction. Stone Panels…

Onex to Acquire SIG

Onex Corporation has agreed to acquire SIG Combibloc Group AG, the second largest provider of aseptic carton packaging globally, for up to €3.7 billion ($4.7 billion).  Of the purchase price, €3.6 billion ($4.4 billion) will be…

Add-on

Kohlberg Acquires Le Groupe Multibar

Nellson Nutraceutical, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Le Groupe Multibar, a manufacturer of nutritional and snack bars.  The transaction is expected to close in approximately 30-60…

Harbour Group Acquires Atlas Homewares

Top Knobs USA, a portfolio company of the Harbour Group, has acquired Atlas Homewares. Atlas Homewares provides decorative hardware products, including cabinet knobs, cabinet pulls, bath accessories, house numbers, and switch plates.  Atlas was founded…

Svoboda Acquires Northwest Fastener

Monroe Engineering, a portfolio company of Svoboda Capital Partners, has acquired Northwest Fastener Sales. Northwest Fastener Sales is a distributor of industrial fasteners, components and hardware. The company sells its products to a range of…

Audax Acquires TDI Power

Astrodyne Corporation, an Audax Group portfolio company, has acquired TDI Power from private owners. Audax Group acquired Astrodyne from American Capital in April 2008. TDI Power designs and manufactures power supplies and systems that are…

Exit

Cressey & Company Exit Encompass Home Health and Hospice

HealthSouth Corporation, the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, has entered into an agreement to acquire Encompass Home Health and Hospice, a portfolio company of Cressey & Company, for approximately $750 million. …

Tonka Bay Sells Checkers to Audax

Tonka Bay Equity Partners has sold Checkers Industrial Safety Products to Audax Group. Checkers is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of branded industrial products used for vehicular safety, asset protection, and workplace safety.  The company…

BRS Sells Airxcel to One Rock

Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. (BRS) has sold its portfolio company Airxcel, a manufacturer of climate control products, to One Rock Capital Partners.  BRS acquired Airxcel in August 2005. “BRS has been an excellent partner.…

Arlington Capital Exits Micron Technologies

Arlington Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company Micron Technologies, a provider of micronization services to the pharmaceutical industry, to Catalent Pharma Solutions.  Arlington Capital acquired Micron in March 2013. “Micron is a trusted partner…

Financing

Maranon Back Riverside Buy of Fisher/Unitech

Maranon Capital has provided unitranche financing to support the acquisition of Fisher/Unitech by The Riverside Company. Fisher/Unitech is a reseller of 3D solid modeling design software, 3D printing hardware and related products and services including…

CIT Back Clearlake’s Buy of AmQuip Crane

CIT Group was the Joint Lead Arranger on a $225 million senior secured credit facility for Clearlake Capital Group that was used to acquire AmQuip Crane Rental, a lifting equipment provider, from an investor group…

Wellspring Picks GE Antares to Finance Buy of Qualitor

GE Antares is serving as administrative agent on a $93 million senior secured credit facility to support the recent acquisition of Qualitor by Wellspring Capital Management.  In addition to the senior debt, GE Antares provided…

TCF Backs Latest Superior Add-on

TCF Capital Funding has provided $18.5 million of secured financing to support the refinancing of Rostra Precision Controls, and to finance the add-on acquisition of Vehicle Safety Manufacturing.  Rostra is a portfolio company of Detroit-based…

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