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Perella Weinberg Invests in Western Window

Perella Weinberg Invests in Western Window

Western Window Systems, a door and window manufacturer, has received an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners.  Investing in the company with PWP is Western Window Systems CEO Scott Gates and other members of the senior management team. Western Window Systems is a maker of doors and…

Vestar Acquires Veritas Collaborative

Vestar Acquires Veritas Collaborative

Vestar Capital Partners has made a majority equity investment in Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. Veritas Collaborative specializes in the care of children and adolescents with severe eating disorders. Services are provided through inpatient, sub-acute inpatient/acute residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care.  The company was…

J. W. Childs Acquires Shoe Sensation

J. W. Childs Acquires Shoe Sensation

J.W. Childs Associates has acquired a majority interest in Shoe Sensation, a Midwest-based family footwear retailer. This acquisition is the third investment by J.W. Childs since the formation of J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, LP in April 2014. Shoe Sensation is a retailer of branded family footwear in small towns throughout the Midwest. The company…

TA Invests in Fertility Treatment Network

TA Invests in Fertility Treatment Network

TA Associates has completed a growth equity investment in CCRM, a provider of fertility treatment services. “Partnering with TA Associates is critical to our plan to expand our footprint in North America and around the world,” said Jon Pardew, CCRM’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  “With TA’s support, we will continue to broaden our network…

Blackstone Exits Avintiv

Blackstone Exits Avintiv

Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Avintiv, a portfolio company of Blackstone, for approximately $2.5 billion in cash on a debt-free and cash-free basis.  Avintiv, formerly known as Polymer Group, was acquired by Blackstone in January 2011.  The sale of Avintiv to Berry is expected to close by the end of…

Kelso and BlackEagle Recap US LBM

Kelso and BlackEagle Recap US LBM

Kelso & Company has agreed to acquire a majority equity interest in US LBM Holdings, a distributor of building products material, from BlackEagle Partners.  BlackEagle and members of the company’s management team will continue to hold a minority interest in the company. US LBM is a building products distribution platform formed by BlackEagle in 2009. …

News

Irving Place Adds Industrial Products Pro

Irving Place Adds Industrial Products Pro

Irving Place Capital has appointed Carlos Cardoso as a new Senior Advisor to the firm.  Mr. Cardoso will be responsible for identifying and pursuing manufacturing and distribution investments in the industrial sector. “I am excited to join Irving Place Capital and look forward to helping expand the industrial practice,” said Mr. Cardoso. “Joining forces with…

Security Pro Kevin Cronin Joins Mackinac

Security Pro Kevin Cronin Joins Mackinac

Kevin Cronin, an experienced law enforcement agent and former Homeland Security professional, has joined Detroit-based financial advisory firm Mackinac Partners.  Mr. Cronin will assume the title of Managing Director and will be active in the firm’s business intelligence and corporate security practice. Mr. Cronin undoubtedly has the background for his new posting as he has…

Exit Volume at Record Levels in Q2

Exit Volume at Record Levels in Q2

Private equity quarterly exit volume was at its highest level on record at $125 billion for the second quarter of 2015, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s (PEGCC) Trends Report for the second quarter of 2015. Investment volume for the quarter was strong as well, totaling $112 billion, the second highest level for…

Babson Backs Falfurrias Buy of GlynnDevins

Babson Backs Falfurrias Buy of GlynnDevins

Babson Capital Management provided subordinated debt and also made an equity co-investment to back the June 2015 acquisition of GlynnDevins, a marketing agency serving the senior living sector. GlynnDevins’ marketing and advertising services include market research, brand development, creative services, and media planning and buying.  The company is hired by senior living communities and their…

Huntington Rebrands as HCAP

Huntington Rebrands as HCAP

San Diego-based Huntington Capital, led by partners Tim Bubnack, Morgan Miller and Frank Mora, has rebranded itself as HCAP Partners. HCAP is a provider of mezzanine and equity capital to lower middle market companies throughout the western United States.  The firm invests from $2 million to $9 million in businesses generating between $10 million and…

Head of TMT at Citi Heads to Lazard

Head of TMT at Citi Heads to Lazard

Investment bank Lazard has hired Eric Medow as the firm’s newest managing director. He will be responsible for co-leading Lazard’s global technology, media and telecoms business. Mr. Medow will co-head the TMT practice with Paul Haigney in San Francisco, and will work with Vincent le Stradic in Paris regarding TMT in Europe, the Middle East…

New Platform

Perella Weinberg Invests in Western Window

Western Window Systems, a door and window manufacturer, has received an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners.  Investing in the company with PWP is Western Window Systems…

Vestar Acquires Veritas Collaborative

Vestar Capital Partners has made a majority equity investment in Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. Veritas Collaborative specializes in the care of children and adolescents with severe eating…

J. W. Childs Acquires Shoe Sensation

J.W. Childs Associates has acquired a majority interest in Shoe Sensation, a Midwest-based family footwear retailer. This acquisition is the third investment by J.W. Childs since the formation of J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, LP…

Add-on

Aquiline Acquires NCA Group

Worley Claims Services, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, has signed an agreement to acquire NCA Group, a provider of insurance claims services. NCA Group specializes in residential and commercial property claims management throughout…

Identity Group Adds-On with Buy of Alchemy

Identity Group Holdings, a portfolio company of Ancor Capital Partners, Merit Capital and PNC Mezzanine, has acquired Alchemy Dimensional Graphics, a maker of architectural signage. Alchemy Dimensional Graphics is a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural…

Revelstoke Completes Two More Add-ons to Schryver

Schryver Medical Sales and Marketing, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, has completed the acquisitions of Main Street Clinical Laboratory and On-Site Imaging Solutions.  These two acquisitions follow Schryver’s January 2015 acquisition of Nashville-based…

Argosy Adds-On to Fairway Building Products

Fairway Building Products, a portfolio company of Argosy Investment Partners, has acquired Carfaro, a manufacturer of aluminum railings used in residential and commercial buildings. The buy of Carfaro is the first add-on acquisition for Fairway…

Exit

Blackstone Exits Avintiv

Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Avintiv, a portfolio company of Blackstone, for approximately $2.5 billion in cash on a debt-free and cash-free basis.  Avintiv, formerly known as Polymer Group, was…

Kelso and BlackEagle Recap US LBM

Kelso & Company has agreed to acquire a majority equity interest in US LBM Holdings, a distributor of building products material, from BlackEagle Partners.  BlackEagle and members of the company’s management team will continue to…

Pine Tree Exits Bradley-Morris

Pine Tree Equity Partners has sold its portfolio company Bradley-Morris to Thompson Street Capital Partners. Pine Tree acquired Bradley-Morris in June 2013 in partnership with the company’s management team led by Sandy Morris, Founder and…

MidOcean Exits Noranco

MidOcean Partners has reached an agreement to sell aerospace parts maker Noranco to publicly traded Precision Castparts. The firm, along with its co-investor PSP Investments, acquired Noranco in April 2013. Noranco is a supplier of…

Financing

Babson Backs Falfurrias Buy of GlynnDevins

Babson Capital Management provided subordinated debt and also made an equity co-investment to back the June 2015 acquisition of GlynnDevins, a marketing agency serving the senior living sector. GlynnDevins’ marketing and advertising services include market…

LBC Backs Monomoy’s Merger and Dividend Recap

Philadelphia-based LBC Credit Partners provided a $97 million senior secured credit facility to back the June 2015 merger of two of Monomoy Capital Partners’ portfolio companies – Escort Inc. and Cobra Electronics Corp. – to…

Ares Management  and Kayne Anderson to Merge

Ares Management and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors have entered into a merger agreement to create Ares Kayne Management, an alternative asset manager with a combined $113 billion of assets under management. Under the agreement Ares…

New Head of Mezzanine Named at Madison Capital

Madison Capital Funding, an active lender to middle market private equity, has hired Jon Leisinger, Director, as the firm’s new head of Mezzanine Credit.  He is based in the firm’s Chicago office. “We are pleased…

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