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Platte River Equity Acquires CTS Engines

Platte River Equity Acquires CTS Engines

Platte River Equity has acquired CTS Engines – a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) to owners and operators of commercial jet engines – from Palm Beach Capital. In November 2013, Palm Beach Capital acquired a 60% equity interest in CTS Engines from Neff Capital Management, which retained a 40% ownership interest. CTS provides…

Kinderhook Acquires National Truck Protection

Kinderhook Acquires National Truck Protection

Kinderhook Industries has acquired National Truck Protection from Palladian Capital, Fidus Investment Corporation, Saratoga Investment Corporation, Brookside Mezzanine Partners and management. National Truck Protection (NTP) is a provider of drivetrain warranty coverage for commercial trucks. The company’s warranty products are sold to independent owner-operators of used class 3 through 8 trucks. NTP’s sales network includes…

Genstar’s Infinite RF Buys L-Com Global

Genstar’s Infinite RF Buys L-Com Global

Infinite RF, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired L-Com Global Connectivity, a supplier of wired and wireless connectivity products, from Odyssey Investment Partners. L-Com’s products include cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, computer networking equipment as wells as the HyperLink brand of wireless products which includes antennas, RF amplifiers, coaxial lightning and surge protectors, and…

Riverside Acquires N2Y

Riverside Acquires N2Y

The Riverside Company has acquired N2Y, a developer of special education curriculum and special education materials that are used by teachers, speech pathologists, and assistive technology professionals as a resource to help children with special needs to learn through engagement. N2Y’s products include Unique Learning System, a standards-based curriculum program designed for students with special…

Sentinel Acquires Revenew International

Sentinel Acquires Revenew International

Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Revenew International, a provider of cost recovery and cost containment services, from Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. Revenew has been a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman since September 2010. Revenew serves clients – mainly Fortune 500 companies in the energy, utilities, and manufacturing sectors – across two core service lines including…

Ronnoco Acquires Black Waters Coffee

Ronnoco Acquires Black Waters Coffee

Ronnoco Coffee, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners, has acquired the route business of Black Waters Coffee Company. Black Waters Coffee services convenience store and foodservice accounts in southern and central Wisconsin. “This purchase will allow us to increase our penetration in the Wisconsin market and give Black Waters Coffee customers access to a…

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Carlyle Shuffles US Buyout Team

Carlyle Shuffles US Buyout Team

The Carlyle Group has appointed Allan Holt, the current Managing Director and Co-head of the US Buyout team as the firm’s new Chairman of US Buyout and Chairman of the Investment Committee for Carlyle’s US Buyout funds. These are newly created full-time positions. Mr. Holt is succeeded by Carlyle Managing Director Sandra Horbach, formerly Head…

Turnspire Adds Two to Team

Turnspire Adds Two to Team

Turnspire Capital Partners has hired Abel Osorio as a Principal and Maurice Murphy as an Operating Partner. “We are thrilled to welcome Abel and Maurice to Turnspire,” said Turnspire Managing Partner Ilya Koffman. “Both were closely involved in our recent acquisition of United Plastics Group and will bring invaluable experience to the Turnspire portfolio and…

J.F. Lehman & Company Announces Promotions

J.F. Lehman & Company Announces Promotions

Aerospace, defense and maritime focused J.F. Lehman & Company has promoted Glenn Shor to Managing Director, David Thomas to Vice President and R. Benjamin Hatcher to Senior Associate. “Our entire firm is proud of the many accomplishments and professional growth demonstrated by these key team members,” said Louis N. Mintz, Partner.  “Glenn, David and Ben…

HKW Promotes Two

HKW Promotes Two

Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company (HKW) has promoted Kent Robinson to the position of Principal and Ryan Grand to Vice President, Deal Generation. “We are excited to see Kent and Ryan take the next step in their careers at HKW. They have proven themselves to be valuable members of the operations and deal sourcing teams.…

Evercore Spins Out Mexican Private Equity Business

Evercore Spins Out Mexican Private Equity Business

Investment bank Evercore and the principals of its Mexican private equity business, Evercore Mexico Capital Partners, have agreed to transfer control of the business to a new entity formed by the principals. The Evercore Mexico Capital Partners (EMCP) team, led by Alfredo Castellanos, has formed Glisco Partners to assume all responsibility for management of the…

New PE Firm formed in Florida

New PE Firm formed in Florida

Harbor Beach Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm has been founded by Brian Urbanek, a former managing director at Sun Capital Partners. Joining Mr. Urbanek in forming Harbor Beach are Craig Farlie and Mike Turner – co-founders, partners and managing directors of Farlie Turner & Co., a Fort Lauderdale-based investment bank; and Erik…

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Platte River Equity Acquires CTS Engines

Platte River Equity has acquired CTS Engines – a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) to owners and operators of commercial jet engines – from Palm Beach Capital. In November 2013, Palm Beach Capital…

Kinderhook Acquires National Truck Protection

Kinderhook Industries has acquired National Truck Protection from Palladian Capital, Fidus Investment Corporation, Saratoga Investment Corporation, Brookside Mezzanine Partners and management. National Truck Protection (NTP) is a provider of drivetrain warranty coverage for commercial trucks.…

Riverside Acquires N2Y

The Riverside Company has acquired N2Y, a developer of special education curriculum and special education materials that are used by teachers, speech pathologists, and assistive technology professionals as a resource to help children with special…

Add-on

Genstar’s Infinite RF Buys L-Com Global

Infinite RF, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired L-Com Global Connectivity, a supplier of wired and wireless connectivity products, from Odyssey Investment Partners. L-Com’s products include cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, computer networking equipment…

Ronnoco Acquires Black Waters Coffee

Ronnoco Coffee, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners, has acquired the route business of Black Waters Coffee Company. Black Waters Coffee services convenience store and foodservice accounts in southern and central Wisconsin. “This purchase…

Genstar Buys Custom Blow Molding

Pretium Packaging, a supplier of blow molded packaging and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired Custom Blow Molding. Genstar acquired Pretium Packaging from Castle Harlan in June 2014. Custom Blow Molding (CBM) is…

The Jordan Company Buys Mallet

Vantage Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, has agreed to acquire Mallet and Company from ICV Partners which acquired the company in October 2010. Mallet & Company is a manufacturer of oils,…

Exit

TSG Sells IT Cosmetics to L’Oréal

TSG Consumer Partners has entered into an agreement to sell IT Cosmetics, a makeup and skincare brand, to L’Oréal for $1.2 billion. TSG acquired a minority interest in IT Cosmetics in 2012 from founders Jamie…

Ancor and Merit Exit Bakewise

Bakewise Brands, a portfolio company of Ancor Capital Partners and Merit Capital Partners, has been sold to Tokyo-based Yamazaki Baking Company, the world’s and Japan’s largest bread-baking company. Merit and Ancor formed Bakewise Brands in…

Leading Ridge Exits Rugby

Leading Ridge Capital Partners has sold Rugby Architectural Building Products to publicly-traded Hardwoods Distribution. Rugby Architectural Building Products (Rugby) is a wholesale distributor of non‐structural architectural grade building products sold to customers that supply end‐products…

Spire Sells Rainbow to Quad-C

Spire Capital Partners has sold Rainbow Early Education, a provider of early education services, to Quad-C Management. Spire acquired Rainbow Early Education in 2010 in partnership with Patrick Fenton, Rainbow’s Founder & CEO. During the six-year…

Financing

AB-PCI Growing and Enhances Midwest Coverage

AB-Private Credit Investors (AB-PCI) continues to experience strong growth with the recent additions of three vice presidents, nine associates, and a chief of staff, expanding the team to 34 professionals. AB-PCI is the middle market…

Abacus Backs Vicente’s  Portfolio Company

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a $23 million senior secured credit facility to support the recapitalization of Global LT, a portfolio company of Vicente Capital Partners. Global LT is…

Abacus Supports One Rock Add-on

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for a senior secured credit facility to back the buy of Biochemical Diagnostics by Kova International, a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners, Laurel…

Maranon Backs New Harbor Buy

Maranon Capital was the provider of a unitranche facility to back last week’s acquisition of Wedgewood Pharmacy by New Harbor Capital. Wedgewood prepares compounded medications for people and their pets when FDA–manufactured drugs cannot meet…

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