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Riverside Closes Investment in 3Play Media

Riverside Partners has acquired 3Play Media in partnership with the company’s founder-led senior management team. 3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500 universities, companies, and government agencies including Procter & Gamble, Time Warner Cable, MIT, Autodesk, the Internal Revenue Service, and the University of Wisconsin. The company’s technology services…

CapitalWorks Invests in Libra Industries

CapitalWorks has acquired Libra Industries in partnership with the company’s senior management team and founding family. Libra Industries is a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to original equipment manufacturers in the industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and LED lighting sectors. The company’s EMS services include design and prototyping, complete system build, module…

PennSpring Buys Swing Kingdom and Atlas Molding

PennSpring Capital has acquired Swing Kingdom, a manufacturer of vinyl playground equipment, and Atlas Molding, a rotational molding company. Swing Kingdom designs and manufactures swing sets, playsets, and playhouses for children in both commercial (daycare centers, schools, parks, churches, and homeowner associations) and residential locations. The company’s products, which are sold through a nationwide dealer…

Littlejohn Adds to Brown Jordan

Brown Jordan International, a manufacturer of indoor and outdoor furniture and a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co. since February 2017, has acquired Castelle Furniture, a manufacturer and marketer of aluminum outdoor furniture. Brown Jordan International (BJI) operates five divisions – Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Charter, Texacraft and Winston – that collectively sell a complete line…

Silver Peak Invests in The Cleaning Guys

Silver Peak Partners has invested in CG Environmental (DBA The Cleaning Guys). The Cleaning Guys (TCG) provides hazardous and non-hazardous material cleanup and disposal, field services, and emergency response services to municipal and commercial customers throughout Texas and Colorado. The company’s capabilities include chemical spills, gas spills, and biological hazards. TCG operates out of five…

PetroChoice Acquires Superior Petroleum

PetroChoice, a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, has acquired Superior Petroleum. PetroChoice was acquired by Golden Gate Capital from Greenbriar Equity Group in December 2015. Superior Petroleum is an ExxonMobil stocking distributor of lubricants to the automotive and manufacturing industries in Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area. The company’s products include motor oils, industrial…

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New Managing Director at BGL

New Managing Director at BGL

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has hired Todd Wilson as a new managing director in its Environmental & Industrial Services Group. “The environmental and industrial services (EIS) sector is…

Granite Creek Closes Fund II

Granite Creek Closes Fund II

Chicago-based Granite Creek Capital Partners has announced today the closing of Granite Creek FlexCap II LP with $200 million of capital commitments. With the close of this fund, Granite Creek…

New Healthcare Firm Launched

New Healthcare Firm Launched

Grant Avenue Capital has been launched to pursue investments in mid-sized healthcare companies centered on themes of cost containment, custom solutions, consumerism and compliance. The New York City-based firm is…

Levine Leichtman Promotes Monty Ismail

Levine Leichtman Promotes Monty Ismail

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has promoted Monty Ismail to senior associate. Mr. Ismail joined the London office of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in June 2018.  Since that time, he…

Variations on the Theme of Investment Banking

Variations on the Theme of Investment Banking

Greenberg Variations Capital (GVC), a new investment banking firm devoted to clients engaged in one-off or lightly competitive transactions, has opened for business, according to Andrew Greenberg, GVC’s chief executive…

New Biz Development Pro at Aurora

New Biz Development Pro at Aurora

Aurora Capital Partners has added Scott Erickson to its team as Principal, Business Development. Mr. Erickson has more than 12 years of business development, origination, and marketing experience. Prior to…

Kroger and Lindsay Goldberg Form PearlRock

Kroger and Lindsay Goldberg Form PearlRock

The Kroger Co. and Lindsay Goldberg have formed PearlRock Partners to invest in consumer product brands. According to the two founders, PearlRock will be one of the largest data-driven investment…

Nobel Laureate Joins General Atlantic

Nobel Laureate Joins General Atlantic

General Atlantic has added world-renowned economist and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence to its team as a special advisor. A recognized expert in macro and micro economic growth, Dr. Spence serves…

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Riverside Closes Investment in 3Play Media

Riverside Closes Investment in 3Play Media

Riverside Partners has acquired 3Play Media in partnership with the company’s founder-led senior management team. 3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500…

CapitalWorks Invests in Libra Industries

CapitalWorks Invests in Libra Industries

CapitalWorks has acquired Libra Industries in partnership with the company’s senior management team and founding family. Libra Industries is a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to original…

Silver Peak Invests in The Cleaning Guys

Silver Peak Invests in The Cleaning Guys

Silver Peak Partners has invested in CG Environmental (DBA The Cleaning Guys). The Cleaning Guys (TCG) provides hazardous and non-hazardous material cleanup and disposal, field services, and emergency…

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