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IOP Acquires Coldwater Veneer

IOP Acquires Coldwater Veneer

Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired through an asset purchase the operations of Coldwater Veneer and its subsidiary West Point Veneer. Coldwater is a manufacturer of specialty hardwood veneer that is sold to the building products, furniture, home furnishings and automotive markets. The company is based in Coldwater, MI with an additional manufacturing facility in…

Levine Leichtman Acquires Trinity Consultants

Levine Leichtman Acquires Trinity Consultants

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has partnered with management to acquire Trinity Consultants from Gryphon Investors. Trinity is the sixth investment from Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Fund V, LP. Trinity is an environmental consulting firm that specializes in providing air quality services to satisfy regulatory-driven permitting and compliance needs, as well as sustainability goals.  Trinity…

CI Capital Completes 15th Tech Air Add-On

CI Capital Completes 15th Tech Air Add-On

Tech Air, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, has completed the add-on acquisition of Gas & Alloy Supply Co. This is the fifteenth add-on acquisition completed by Tech Air since being acquired by CI Capital Partners in December 2010. Gas & Alloy Supply Co. (GASCO) is a distributor of gases and welding supplies to…

Sentinel Exits IEP Technologies

Sentinel Exits IEP Technologies

Sentinel Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company IEP Technologies, an industrial explosion protection company, to Switzerland-based HOERBIGER Group.  Sentinel formed IEP Technologies in November 2013 to acquire the industrial explosion protection businesses of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies. IEP Technologies provides systems and services that suppress, isolate and vent…

Aterian Acquires Backyard Discovery from Baird

Aterian Acquires Backyard Discovery from Baird

Aterian Investment Partners has acquired Backyard Discovery, one of the largest designers, manufacturers, distributors and installers of playsets in North America, from Baird Capital which acquired the company in February 2007. “We are excited to acquire Backyard Discovery, not only for its clear leadership position in the playset market but also for its diverse product…

Resilience Acquires Porter’s Group

Resilience Acquires Porter’s Group

Resilience Capital Partners has acquired Porter’s Group, a provider of metal fabrication services to the security, military, mining, heavy equipment and trucking industries. Porter’s Group (DBA Porter’s Fabrications) manufactures fabricated metal parts.  Products include grill faces, control panels, heavy equipment doors and brackets, ATM vaults and cash dispensers, and a wide variety of other fabricated…

News

Huron Capital Launches Fire Detection Services Platform

Huron Capital Launches Fire Detection Services Platform

Huron Capital Partners has formed a partnership with industry executive Terry Heath to build a platform company in the fire detection services industry. The new platform company is called Sciens Building Solutions and it will look to acquire companies that install fire alarm products, conduct inspection and testing services, and provide ongoing maintenance and monitoring. Huron’s…

GE Capital Backs H.I.G. Add-on

GE Capital Backs H.I.G. Add-on

GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services group (HFS) was the administrative agent on a $55 million senior credit facility to fund the acquisition of Futures Behavior Therapy Center by Community Intervention Services (CIS), a portfolio company of H.I.G. Growth Partners.  GE Capital Markets served as sole lead arranger and bookrunner on the transaction. Unused portions of…

Patriot Capital Backs Milestone Buy

Patriot Capital Backs Milestone Buy

Patriot Capital has provided subordinated debt to Aztec/Shaffer, a party and event equipment rental company, to support the July 2015 acquisition of the company by Milestone Venture Group from Todd Johnson who has owned the company since 1995. Aztec/Shaffer operates through two divisions – Aztec Events & Tents (AET) and Shaffer Sports & Events (SSE).…

Colonnade Advises Southfield on Vanguard Buy

Colonnade Advises Southfield on Vanguard Buy

Investment bank Colonnade Advisors was the financial advisor to Southfield Capital on its recent acquisition of Vanguard Dealer Services, a vehicle service contract (VSC) administrator. Vanguard is an agent and administrator of finance and insurance products and services to franchised automobile dealers.  Vanguard offers a portfolio of proprietary and third party auto extended warranty (vehicle…

Comvest Opens Chicago Office, Adds Staff

Comvest Opens Chicago Office, Adds Staff

Mid-market debt and equity investor Comvest Partners has opened a new office in Chicago to expand its transaction origination capabilities for its direct lending and control equity strategies. As part of the Chicago expansion, Comvest has hired Jon Huitink as a new Principal. Mr. Huitink will join Greg Reynolds, Managing Director, and Tim Kim, Associate,…

General Mills’ Investment Pro Joins Encore

General Mills’ Investment Pro Joins Encore

Encore Consumer Capital has hired Meredith Schwarz as its newest Vice President. Ms. Schwarz will be responsible for originating and executing new transactions and she will also be active in portfolio company oversight. Before joining Encore, Ms. Schwarz worked in mergers and acquisitions and new business development at General Mills.  At General Mills she started…

New Platform

IOP Acquires Coldwater Veneer

Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired through an asset purchase the operations of Coldwater Veneer and its subsidiary West Point Veneer. Coldwater is a manufacturer of specialty hardwood veneer that is sold to the building…

Levine Leichtman Acquires Trinity Consultants

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has partnered with management to acquire Trinity Consultants from Gryphon Investors. Trinity is the sixth investment from Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Fund V, LP. Trinity is an environmental consulting firm…

Resilience Acquires Porter’s Group

Resilience Capital Partners has acquired Porter’s Group, a provider of metal fabrication services to the security, military, mining, heavy equipment and trucking industries. Porter’s Group (DBA Porter’s Fabrications) manufactures fabricated metal parts.  Products include grill…

Add-on

CI Capital Completes 15th Tech Air Add-On

Tech Air, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, has completed the add-on acquisition of Gas & Alloy Supply Co. This is the fifteenth add-on acquisition completed by Tech Air since being acquired by CI…

Century Park Acquires Marx & Moschner

Moss, Inc., a portfolio company of Century Park Capital Partners has acquired, Marx & Moschner GmbH, a maker of large scale textile prints used at tradeshows, marketing events, and in retail settings. Marx & Moschner’s…

Trinity Hunt Adds-On Fast with Stratos Buy

Deposition Solutions, a provider of litigation support services and a portfolio company of Trinity Hunt Partners, has acquired Stratos Legal Records (SLR), the medical records retrieval services division of Stratos Legal. According to Trinity Hunt,…

Revelstoke Acquires BON Labs

Schryver Medical, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, has acquired B.O.N. Clinical Laboratories (BON Labs). BON Labs provides laboratory services to medical facilities and to offices of physicians. The company has laboratories in Henderson,…

Exit

Sentinel Exits IEP Technologies

Sentinel Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company IEP Technologies, an industrial explosion protection company, to Switzerland-based HOERBIGER Group.  Sentinel formed IEP Technologies in November 2013 to acquire the industrial explosion protection businesses of UTC…

Aterian Acquires Backyard Discovery from Baird

Aterian Investment Partners has acquired Backyard Discovery, one of the largest designers, manufacturers, distributors and installers of playsets in North America, from Baird Capital which acquired the company in February 2007. “We are excited to…

Riverside Acquires Arrowhead from Pfingsten

The Riverside Company has purchased Arrowhead Electrical Products, a supplier of aftermarket, non-discretionary parts and components for a wide variety of motorized vehicles, from Pfingsten Partners which acquired the company in October 2011. Arrowhead Electrical…

Providence Exits World Triathlon Corporation

Dalian Wanda Group – a large Chinese conglomerate – has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of World Triathlon Corporation, an operator of IRONMAN events, for $650 million from Providence Equity Partners.…

Financing

GE Capital Backs H.I.G. Add-on

GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services group (HFS) was the administrative agent on a $55 million senior credit facility to fund the acquisition of Futures Behavior Therapy Center by Community Intervention Services (CIS), a portfolio company…

Patriot Capital Backs Milestone Buy

Patriot Capital has provided subordinated debt to Aztec/Shaffer, a party and event equipment rental company, to support the July 2015 acquisition of the company by Milestone Venture Group from Todd Johnson who has owned the…

CIT Backs Arlington’s July Buy of Avalign

CIT Healthcare Finance was the Joint Lead Arranger in a $135 million senior secured credit facility to back Arlington Capital Partners’ July 2015 acquisition of Avalign Technologies, a manufacturer of orthopedic implants and instruments, from…

KPS Completes Another Dividend Recap

KPS Capital Partners has completed a $50 million dividend recapitalization of its portfolio company Electrical Components International which it acquired in May 2014.  The recapitalization was funded by a $50 million upsizing of the company’s…

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