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Keystone Capital Adds-On to Rocore

Keystone Capital Adds-On to Rocore

Rocore, a portfolio company of Keystone Capital, has acquired CTI Industries.  CTI repairs and refurbishes heat exchangers and steam condensers. Keystone acquired Rocore in October 2008. CTI’s repair services are used in the refinery, marine, power generation, and utility industries. The company’s customer base includes blue-chip customers in all of these industries.  In addition to…

Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Kadel’s Auto Body

Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Kadel’s Auto Body

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman, has signed an agreement to acquire Kadel’s Auto Body, a portfolio company of KCB Private Equity since August 2007.  Hellman & Friedman acquired ABRA Auto Body & Glass from Palladium Equity Partners in August 2014. Kadel’s is an auto-body service provider serving the…

Paine & Partners Exits Icicle Seafoods

Paine & Partners Exits Icicle Seafoods

Paine & Partners and Icicle Holdings have entered into an agreement to sell Icicle Seafoods to Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers.  Convergence will acquire Icicle’s land-based wild seafood processing and farmed salmon activities, and Dominion will acquire the company’s harvesting and processing vessels and associated fishing rights.  Paine & Partners acquired Icicle Seafoods in 2007. …

Vista Acquires Mediaocean

Vista Acquires Mediaocean

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Mediaocean, a provider of software used by the advertising industry.  Michael Donovan, the executive chairman of Mediaocean, will continue as a board member and will retain the remaining equity in Mediaocean.  The transaction is expected to close in Q3 2015. Mediaocean software automates advertising…

Pharos Acquires Physical Therapy Platform

Pharos Acquires Physical Therapy Platform

Pharos Capital Group has acquired a control equity interest in MOTION PT Holdings, a provider of physical therapy and occupational therapy services in New York. MOTION was formed through the combination of Brooklyn-based MetroSportsMed with Manhattan-based STAR Physical Therapy.  MetroSportsMed was established in 1995 by David Menche, MD. The company combined with STAR Physical Therapy…

KRG Acquires Core Label

KRG Acquires Core Label

Fort Dearborn Company, a diversified supplier of labels and a portfolio company of KRG Capital, has acquired Core Label, a supplier of roll-fed labels to the beverage market. Core Label supplies billions of labels each year to the beverage market and has customers that include Coca-Cola and Nestle Waters.  The company has facilities in Tyrone,…

News

Monomoy Merges Escort and Cobra

Monomoy Merges Escort and Cobra

Monomoy Capital Partners has completed the merger of two of its portfolio companies – Escort Inc. and Cobra Electronics Corp. – to form Cedar Electronics Holdings Corp.  The merger allowed for a dividend payment to be made to Monomoy Capital Partners II, LP and other investors. The combination of Escort and Cobra creates a sizable…

McKinsey: Value of IoT Exceeds Hype

McKinsey: Value of IoT Exceeds Hype

The Internet of Things – all those objects that are embedded with sensors and software and that have connectivity capability – will create changes in the very near future that will dramatically affect both consumer and businesses.  The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) was coined by British entrepreneur Kevin Ashton in 1999 and referred to…

Golub Continues Support of Aurora Portfolio Company

Golub Continues Support of Aurora Portfolio Company

Golub Capital has provided a $355 million facility to support the refinancing of National Technical Systems, a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group.  Aurora took publicly-traded National Technical Systems private in November 2013. National Technical Systems (NTS) is a provider of environmental simulation testing, inspection, and certification services to the civil aviation, space, defense, nuclear,…

Tom Gordy Joins Angle 

Tom Gordy Joins Angle 

Angle Advisors announced yesterday that Tom Gordy has joined the firm as a Managing Director.  Mr. Gordy joins Angle Advisors with over 25 years of investment banking experience.  Throughout his career he has managed over $5 billion in transactions across the automotive, heavy truck, paper, general industrial, and consumer products sectors. “We are excited to…

Moelis Names New Managing Director, Closes Above Target Fund

Moelis Names New Managing Director, Closes Above Target Fund

Moelis & Company has named Tim Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director in the firm’s Private Funds Advisory business that provides capital raising, secondary and other advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners.  Mr. Fitzsimmons will officially join Moelis in August and he will be based in New York. Mr. Fitzsimmons joins Moelis with…

Breakaway and Plexus Fund IC Real Tech

Breakaway and Plexus Fund IC Real Tech

Breakaway Capital Partners and Plexus Capital have provided $15 million of senior subordinated notes to IC Real Tech to fund the launch of a new video security product of the company. IC Real Tech (ICRT) is a designer, developer and manufacturer of video surveillance systems – cameras, digital recording devices and accessories – which are…

New Platform

Vista Acquires Mediaocean

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Mediaocean, a provider of software used by the advertising industry.  Michael Donovan, the executive chairman of Mediaocean, will continue as a board member and…

Pharos Acquires Physical Therapy Platform

Pharos Capital Group has acquired a control equity interest in MOTION PT Holdings, a provider of physical therapy and occupational therapy services in New York. MOTION was formed through the combination of Brooklyn-based MetroSportsMed with…

GI Partners Acquires MRI Software

GI Partners has completed its acquisition of MRI Software, a provider of real estate property and investment management software products, from Vista Equity Partners. MRI’s software products are used for property-level management and accounting to…

Add-on

Keystone Capital Adds-On to Rocore

Rocore, a portfolio company of Keystone Capital, has acquired CTI Industries.  CTI repairs and refurbishes heat exchangers and steam condensers. Keystone acquired Rocore in October 2008. CTI’s repair services are used in the refinery, marine,…

Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Kadel’s Auto Body

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman, has signed an agreement to acquire Kadel’s Auto Body, a portfolio company of KCB Private Equity since August 2007.  Hellman & Friedman acquired…

KRG Acquires Core Label

Fort Dearborn Company, a diversified supplier of labels and a portfolio company of KRG Capital, has acquired Core Label, a supplier of roll-fed labels to the beverage market. Core Label supplies billions of labels each…

Baird Capital Keeps Adding on at Myelin

Myelin Communications, a portfolio company of Baird Capital, has acquired HY Connect, an advertising agency in Chicago, and Dodge Communications, a public relations and communications firm in Atlanta. HY Connect provides digital, creative, brand strategy,…

Exit

Paine & Partners Exits Icicle Seafoods

Paine & Partners and Icicle Holdings have entered into an agreement to sell Icicle Seafoods to Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers.  Convergence will acquire Icicle’s land-based wild seafood processing and farmed salmon activities, and Dominion…

Praesidian Exits Mezzanine Investment in Metanexgen

Praesidian Capital has exited its $11.5 million subordinated debt investment in Metanexgen, a marketing services company serving the life sciences industry, as a result of the sale of the company by DFW Capital Partners to…

KKR to Sell Capital Safety to 3M

3M has entered into an agreement to acquire Capital Safety from KKR at an enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including the assumption of $700 million of net debt.  The enterprise value multiple is approximately 14…

The Riverside Company Sells ECN to Veritas

The Riverside Company has sold its ownership interest in Emergency Communications Network to Veritas Capital. The company’s SaaS-based mass notification services allow government and commercial clients to rapidly communicate with constituents across numerous channels to…

Financing

Golub Continues Support of Aurora Portfolio Company

Golub Capital has provided a $355 million facility to support the refinancing of National Technical Systems, a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group.  Aurora took publicly-traded National Technical Systems private in November 2013. National Technical…

Breakaway and Plexus Fund IC Real Tech

Breakaway Capital Partners and Plexus Capital have provided $15 million of senior subordinated notes to IC Real Tech to fund the launch of a new video security product of the company. IC Real Tech (ICRT)…

GE Antares Backs Riverside’s Buy of AWP

GE Antares was the administrative agent on a $124 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Area Wide Protective by The Riverside Company from Blue Point Capital Partners.  GE Capital Markets served…

LBC Credit Backs Blue Wolf Buy

LBC Credit Partners has provided $43.5 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of North American Rescue, a supplier of tactical medical products, by Blue Wolf Capital Partners.  This transaction closed in…

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