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Peninsula Pacific Acquires Brundage-Bone

Peninsula Pacific Acquires Brundage-Bone

Peninsula Pacific Strategic Partners has acquired Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping, a provider of concrete-pumping services. “We believe this is an opportune time to invest in Brundage-Bone, the unquestioned industry leader in concrete pumping,” said Joshua Phillips, Managing Partner of Peninsula Pacific. “With the construction industry in the early stages of a rebound, Brundage-Bone is well positioned…

CI Capital Partners Acquires Best Uniforms

CI Capital Partners Acquires Best Uniforms

Galls, a distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market and a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, has acquired Best Uniforms, a regional distributor of similar products to public safety and transit personnel. Galls was acquired by CI Capital Partners in September 2011 as a platform investment in the public safety products…

OMERS Acquires Document Technologies from Harvest

OMERS Acquires Document Technologies from Harvest

OMERS Private Equity has acquired Document Technologies, a provider of legal process outsourcing services, from Harvest Partners which first invested in the company in December 2011. “The investment in Document Technologies is consistent with OMERS’ strategy of acquiring industry leading companies with world class management teams in sectors experiencing transformational growth. Document Technologies is a…

Riverside Acquires Grace Hill

Riverside Acquires Grace Hill

The Riverside Company has acquired Grace Hill, a provider of training services to the apartment industry. Grace Hill provides training products to owners, employees and managers working in the apartment industry. Grace Hill allows property managers to train employees with an on-demand service so that they are compliant with rules and regulations on topics such…

KPS Sells Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals

KPS Sells Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals

KPS Capital Partners has signed an agreement to sell its portfolio company Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals for $1.3 billion in cash.  Completion of the transaction is expected during the fourth quarter. Waupaca Foundry, with annual sales of approximately $1.7 billion, is the largest iron foundry company in the world and produces gray and ductile…

Riverlake Acquires Guerdon Enterprises

Riverlake Acquires Guerdon Enterprises

Riverlake Partners has made a majority equity investment in Guerdon Enterprises, a producer of large multi-unit modular buildings.  Riverlake was joined in its investment by Main Street Capital Corporation which provided a $11.2 million first lien, senior secured term loan and a $2.4 million equity investment. Guerdon Enterprises is one of the largest off-site producers…

News

Golub Backs Linden’s Buy of Spear

Golub Backs Linden’s Buy of Spear

Golub Capital was the Sole Lead-Arranger and Administrative Agent on a financing to support the acquisition of Spear Education by Linden Capital Partners. Spear Education is a provider of post-graduate dental education. The company provides dentists with an integrated educational platform, featuring campus-based and distance-learning resources that provide training in specialty dental procedures, as well…

Pritzker Adds New Operating Partner

Pritzker Adds New Operating Partner

Pritzker Group Private Capital has added David Gau to its team as an Operating Partner.  Mr. Gau will be based in Chicago, where he and Investment Partner Michael Nelson will lead the manufactured products investment and operations team. Mr. Gau has a history of building and operating multi-national organizations, most recently as the chief executive…

Richard Dell’Aquila Joins Brookside

Richard Dell’Aquila Joins Brookside

Brookside Equity Partners has added Richard Dell’Aquila as a new Managing Director.  Prior to joining Brookside, Mr. Dell’Aquila was a Managing Director at Parallel Investment Partners. “We are delighted that an executive of Rich’s caliber has joined our organization,” said Don Hawks, President of Brookside Equity Partners.  “Rich brings with him a wealth of experience…

Hastings Closes Fund 3 at $172 Million

Hastings Closes Fund 3 at $172 Million

Hastings Equity Partners has held a final closing of Hastings Equity Fund III, LP (Fund III) with $172 million in commitments. Hastings invests in lower middle-market energy services and equipment companies. Investors in Fund III include one of the largest foundations in the US, a university endowment, a fund-of-funds, and several family offices.  “We appreciate…

James Kuncl Promoted to SVP at TCF Capital Funding

James Kuncl Promoted to SVP at TCF Capital Funding

TCF Capital Funding has promoted James Kuncl to Senior Vice President.  Since joining TCF Capital Funding in March 2012, Mr. Kuncl has been instrumental in building private equity client relationships, structuring transactions, and leading the underwriting process. Prior to joining TCF Capital Funding, Mr. Kuncl held Vice President roles with both MFC Capital Funding and…

Resilience Completes Fourth Add-On for Aero Communications

Resilience Completes Fourth Add-On for Aero Communications

Resilience Capital Partners has acquired Fulton Technologies, a provider of maintenance and aftermarket services to the Midwest wireless industry.  Fulton Technologies is the fourth add-on acquisition completed by Resilience’s Aero Communications platform, which was formed in October 2012. “From the very early days of the Aero platform we understood the importance of reducing risk for…

New Platform

Peninsula Pacific Acquires Brundage-Bone

Peninsula Pacific Strategic Partners has acquired Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping, a provider of concrete-pumping services. “We believe this is an opportune time to invest in Brundage-Bone, the unquestioned industry leader in concrete pumping,” said Joshua Phillips,…

OMERS Acquires Document Technologies from Harvest

OMERS Private Equity has acquired Document Technologies, a provider of legal process outsourcing services, from Harvest Partners which first invested in the company in December 2011. “The investment in Document Technologies is consistent with OMERS’…

Riverside Acquires Grace Hill

The Riverside Company has acquired Grace Hill, a provider of training services to the apartment industry. Grace Hill provides training products to owners, employees and managers working in the apartment industry. Grace Hill allows property…

Add-on

CI Capital Partners Acquires Best Uniforms

Galls, a distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market and a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, has acquired Best Uniforms, a regional distributor of similar products to public safety and transit…

Trive Completes Trio of Add-ons for Valence

Trive Capital’s portfolio company, Valence Surface Technologies, has completed three add-on acquisitions with the buys of Pride Plating, Dynamic Paint Solutions, and Coastline Metal Finishing.  Trive acquired Valence Surface Technologies in October 2013. These three…

KT Capital Acquires EquiCross

CableOrganizer.com, a provider of cable management products and a portfolio company of KT Capital, has closed the acquisition of EquiCross, a supplier of products focused on crowd control. EquiCross is a distributor of crowd control,…

GTCR Acquires Nordion

Sterigenics International, a provider of outsourced contract sterilization services and a portfolio company of GTCR, has completed its $826 million acquisition of Nordion. Nordion is a provider of medical isotopes and sterilization technologies that are…

Exit

KPS Sells Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals

KPS Capital Partners has signed an agreement to sell its portfolio company Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals for $1.3 billion in cash.  Completion of the transaction is expected during the fourth quarter. Waupaca Foundry, with…

CHS Capital Exits Dura-Line

CHS Capital has reached an agreement to sell Dura-Line, a manufacturer of protective conduits, to Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V., for a total of $630 million in cash and assumed liabilities.  The transaction is expected to…

Linsalata Exits The Home Décor Companies

Linsalata Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company, The Home Décor Companies, to Nielsen Bainbridge Group, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company.  Linsalata first invested in Home Décor in June 2004. Home Décor provides…

Madison Dearborn Exits Schrader

Madison Dearborn Partners has sold Schrader International, a manufacturer of tire pressure monitoring sensors, to Sensata Technologies, for a total enterprise value of $1 billion.  Schrader is expected to generate approximately $550 million in revenue…

Financing

Golub Backs Linden’s Buy of Spear

Golub Capital was the Sole Lead-Arranger and Administrative Agent on a financing to support the acquisition of Spear Education by Linden Capital Partners. Spear Education is a provider of post-graduate dental education. The company provides…

GE Capital Backs Vista’s Acquisition of AGDATA

GE Capital’s Telecom, Media and Technology financing group served as administrative agent on $69 million of senior secured credit facilities to support the recent acquisition of AGDATA by Vista Equity Partners. GE Capital Markets served…

American Capital Backs TA Buy of Tectum

American Capital was the lead agent and investor on a second lien financing to support the recent acquisition by TA Associates of Tectum Holdings, a manufacturer of pickup truck accessories, from Kinderhook Industries.  American Capital…

Abacus Closes Senior Financing for LuLu’s

Abacus Finance Group served as Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger for senior secured credit facilities to support the leveraged recapitalization of LuLu’s Fashion Lounge by H.I.G. Growth Partners.  In addition to providing the financing,…

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