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Birch Hill Acquires Industrial Division of Newalta

Birch Hill Acquires Industrial Division of Newalta

Birch Hill Equity Partners has acquired the Industrial Division of Newalta Corporation for $300 million in cash.  Upon closing of the purchase, the Industrial Division was re-named Terrapure Environmental.  Todd Moser, the Senior Vice President of the Industrial Division, will now lead Terrapure as its President and CEO. Terrapure Environmental provides a range of environmental…

Winona Invests in Fat Brain Toys

Winona Invests in Fat Brain Toys

Winona Capital has made an investment in Fat Brain Toys, a specialty and educational toy company founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Mark & Karen Carson. “After building up a solid foundation over the last 12 years, we are excited for the opportunity to expand our unique brand of toys with the help of…

H.I.G. Completes 4th Add-on for Harrison Gypsum

H.I.G. Completes 4th Add-on for Harrison Gypsum

Harrison Gypsum, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired J.A. Jack & Sons.  This is the fourth add-on acquisition that Harrison Gypsum has made since H.I.G. acquired the company in December 2012. J.A. Jack is a miner and processor of limestone products that are used in building products, glass, plaster, agriculture, animal nutrition, and…

Waud Invests in PSI Services

Waud Invests in PSI Services

Waud Capital Partners has made an investment in PSI Services, a provider of professional testing services to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and other certifying bodies. PSI provides talent assessments (of job-seeking candidates as well as employee development programs), licensure testing services (for government regulatory agencies), certification credentialing services (for professional associations),…

Revelstoke Exits Accelecare Wound Centers

Revelstoke Exits Accelecare Wound Centers

Revelstoke Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company Accelecare Wound Centers to Healogics, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Accelecare is the second largest provider of wound care services in the United States. The company operates 114 wound centers in outpatient hospital settings across 38 states. The company also operates a division that…

Riverside Adds-on to Spectrio

Riverside Adds-on to Spectrio

Spectrio, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired Sound Marketing Concepts. This is the first add-on completed by Riverside since acquiring Spectrio in October 2014 from SJ Partners. Sound Marketing Concepts (SMC) provides on-hold marketing messaging and related services with a focus on the healthcare market. The company is based north of Boston…

News

HGGC Closes Fund 2 Above Target

HGGC Closes Fund 2 Above Target

Private equity firm HGGC – formerly Huntsman Gay Global Capital – has held a final closing of its second fund, HGGC Fund II, LP, with total capital commitments of $1.33 billion, handily beating the target of $1 billion. Investors in the new fund include the usual cast of characters such as public and private pension…

SaaS Capital Closes Fund 2 at $58 Million

SaaS Capital Closes Fund 2 at $58 Million

SaaS Capital, a provider of debt-based growth capital for SaaS companies, has closed its second fund with $58 million in limited partner commitments. SaaS Capital’s first fund, which closed in May 2012, had $22.5 million in limited partner commitments and invested in 14 SaaS companies. “The $58 million, when paired with our bank line, will…

Arbor Sets Up Growth at Columbus Foods with New Senior Execs

Arbor Sets Up Growth at Columbus Foods with New Senior Execs

Columbus Foods, a portfolio company of Chicago-based Arbor Investments, has added two experienced food executives to its management team with the hirings of Joe Ennen as President and Michael Fox as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Innovation.  Arbor Investments acquired Columbus Foods from Endeavour Capital in October 2012 by partnering with the company’s management…

Golub Backs Frazier Buy of Apex Foot

Golub Backs Frazier Buy of Apex Foot

Golub Capital was the Sole Bookrunner, Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent on a financing to support the acquisition of Apex Foot Health Industries by Orthotic Holdings, a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare. “Golub Capital’s Healthcare Finance Team was able to provide a flexible financing solution that was not only competitive but also uniquely oriented…

Wafra Gets New Pet Food CEO

Wafra Gets New Pet Food CEO

Phelps Industries, a pet treat and snack manufacturer owned by Wafra Partners, has hired Daniel Trott as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. “I am excited to combine both my experience and leadership into providing our clients an even greater value proposition and expanding our presence in a number of underdeveloped pet treat channels,”…

Riverside and True North form New Industrial Services Platform

Riverside and True North form New Industrial Services Platform

The Riverside Company and True North Equity have formed IFS Group, a new platform holding company that will acquire providers of non-discretionary industrial and field services to the power generation and process industries. As part of the launch of IFS Group, the company acquired Summit Environmental Services, a provider of outsourced industrial cleaning, excavation, and…

New Platform

Birch Hill Acquires Industrial Division of Newalta

Birch Hill Equity Partners has acquired the Industrial Division of Newalta Corporation for $300 million in cash.  Upon closing of the purchase, the Industrial Division was re-named Terrapure Environmental.  Todd Moser, the Senior Vice President…

Winona Invests in Fat Brain Toys

Winona Capital has made an investment in Fat Brain Toys, a specialty and educational toy company founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Mark & Karen Carson. “After building up a solid foundation over the…

Waud Invests in PSI Services

Waud Capital Partners has made an investment in PSI Services, a provider of professional testing services to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and other certifying bodies. PSI provides talent assessments (of job-seeking…

Add-on

H.I.G. Completes 4th Add-on for Harrison Gypsum

Harrison Gypsum, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired J.A. Jack & Sons.  This is the fourth add-on acquisition that Harrison Gypsum has made since H.I.G. acquired the company in December 2012. J.A. Jack…

Riverside Adds-on to Spectrio

Spectrio, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired Sound Marketing Concepts. This is the first add-on completed by Riverside since acquiring Spectrio in October 2014 from SJ Partners. Sound Marketing Concepts (SMC) provides…

Arsenal Adds-on Again with Buy of IPS Polymer

Accella Performance Materials, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired IPS Polymer Systems, a manufacturer of polyurethane and polyurea products. IPS Polymer Systems serves a wide variety of industries and has more than…

Saw Mill Acquires Steel Storage Europe

Janus International Group, a portfolio company of Saw Mill Capital, has acquired Steel Storage Europe Limited, a manufacturer, supplier and installer of self-storage systems. This transaction was completed in December 2014 through Janus International UK.…

Exit

Revelstoke Exits Accelecare Wound Centers

Revelstoke Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company Accelecare Wound Centers to Healogics, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Accelecare is the second largest provider of wound care services in the United States.…

Brazos Sells Healthcare Solutions to Catamaran

Brazos Private Equity Partners has agreed to sell its portfolio company Healthcare Solutions to Catamaran Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRX), a provider of pharmacy benefit management services, for $405 million in cash.  Brazos first invested in Healthcare Solutions…

Hanesbrands to Acquire Merit Portfolio Company

Knights Apparel, a seller of licensed collegiate apparel and a portfolio company of Merit Capital Partners, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Hanesbrands for approximately $200 million. The transaction will combine Knights…

High Road Sells All Current Electrical Sales

High Road Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company All Current Electrical Sales to EBSCO Industries.  This marks the fourth exit for the firm’s debut fund, High Road Capital Partners Fund I, LP.  High Road…

Financing

Golub Backs Frazier Buy of Apex Foot

Golub Capital was the Sole Bookrunner, Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent on a financing to support the acquisition of Apex Foot Health Industries by Orthotic Holdings, a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare. “Golub Capital’s…

TCF Continues to Back LaSalle’s Security Roll-up

TCF Capital Funding – the Chicago-based cash flow and asset-based lending division of TCF National Bank – has provided two additional facility increases to its existing secured financing to support United American Security in its…

GE Antares Backs Another Snow Phipps Acquisition

GE Antares was the administrative agent on a $66 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Cascade Drilling Environmental Services, a portfolio company of Emigrant Capital since 2009, by Snow Phipps Group.…

LBC Credit Backs Latest RLJ Equity Acquisition

Middle-market lender LBC Credit Partners has provided acquisition financing to back RLJ Equity Partners’ purchase of Phase One Consulting Group, a provider of information technology-based consulting services to US federal civilian agencies. Phase One’s specialties…

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