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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…

Genstar Buys Verisae

Genstar Buys Verisae

Accruent, a provider of real estate, facilities and asset management services and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired Verisae, a provider of cloud-based services used by customers to connect their facilities with their maintenance and service functions through the Internet of Things. Verisae has been a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners since…

Vista Acquires GovDelivery

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 of 2016. GovDelivery is a digital marketing platform used by public sector organizations to promote usage of services, enhance public…

Prospect Partners Buys All Glass & Windows

Prospect Partners Buys All Glass & Windows

Prospect Partners has acquired All Glass & Windows and Direct Window & Door Supply (All Glass), installers and distributors of impact-resistant glass and glass-related products. Many of All Glass & Windows’ products, which include windows, doors, and commercial storefront and curtain walls, are made with glass that can withstand hurricane-force wind speeds of up to…

Soundcore Capital Acquires PumpMan

Soundcore Capital Acquires PumpMan

Soundcore Capital Partners has completed the acquisition of PumpMan, a provider of pump system maintenance, repair and new system installation. PumpMan provides service and repair capabilities for all types of pumping systems. Services include repair/replacement of seals, bearings, shafts, impellers; machining of pump parts; motor rewinds; laser shaft alignments; impeller trim and balancing; and complete…

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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…

Castanea Partners Gets New Operating Partner

Castanea Partners Gets New Operating Partner

Castanea Partners has hired Tom First as a new operating partner focusing on opportunities in the branded food and beverage sector. “We are thrilled that Tom will be joining our team,” said Brian Knez, Managing Partner of Castanea. “Tom is an extraordinarily successful serial entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. His deep passion and experience in the…

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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…

Prospect Partners Buys All Glass & Windows

Prospect Partners has acquired All Glass & Windows and Direct Window & Door Supply (All Glass), installers and distributors of impact-resistant glass and glass-related products. Many of All Glass & Windows’ products, which include windows,…

Soundcore Capital Acquires PumpMan

Soundcore Capital Partners has completed the acquisition of PumpMan, a provider of pump system maintenance, repair and new system installation. PumpMan provides service and repair capabilities for all types of pumping systems. Services include repair/replacement…

Add-on

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…

Genstar Buys Verisae

Accruent, a provider of real estate, facilities and asset management services and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired Verisae, a provider of cloud-based services used by customers to connect their facilities with their…

Snow Phipps Adds-On to Electric Guard Dog

Electric Guard Dog, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps, has acquired the assets of electric security fencing provider Perimeter Security Systems from WSB & Company. Snow Phipps acquired Electric Guard Dog in June 2016. Perimeter…

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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…

MidOcean and Wasserstein Sell Penton

MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co. have entered into an agreement to sell Penton, a professional information services company, to Informa for $1.56 billion. The consideration will consist of $1.46 billion in cash and $100…

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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