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May River Buys Montreal Bronze

Hunt Valve Company, a portfolio company of May River Capital, has acquired Montreal Bronze (MB Valve). MB Valve is a supplier of severe-duty bronze marine valves. The company also has a large variety of special bronze and alloy steel products that meet specific performance requirements for US, Canadian and NATO-friendly Navy ships, pharmaceutical and nuclear…

WJ Partners Acquires PUPCO

WJ Partners has acquired Power-Utility Products Co., a distributor of products to the electrical infrastructure sector. Power-Utility Products Co. (PUPCO) is a distributor and servicer of strut channel, cable tray, fittings, and related products used in electrical infrastructure applications in power plants, data centers, solar farms, healthcare facilities, and industrial construction. The company was founded…

SK Adds to Perimeter Solutions

Perimeter Solutions, a portfolio company of SK Capital, has acquired sister companies First Response Fire Rescue, River City Fabrication and H&S Transport. First Response provides equipment, field service, and distribution of parts and supplies for fire suppression operations. The company has a fleet of mobile equipment and is a service supplier to the USDA Forest…

Ares Buys CoolSys from Audax

Ares Management has acquired Source Refrigeration Holdings (DBA CoolSys) from Audax Private Equity. CoolSys is the parent of company of a number of refrigeration and HVAC companies nationwide. Audax acquired Source Refrigeration from Arsenal Capital Partners in December 2015. CoolSys provides commercial refrigeration and HVAC services to food retailers, convenience store chains, commercial and industrial…

Wind Point Adds Turkey Creek to Evans

Evans Food Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired Turkey Creek Snacks, a maker of pork rind products. Evans Food Group is a producer of branded and private label finished pork rinds and pork rind pellets. Pork rind is the skin (rind) of a pig and when fried or roasted are sold…

GenNx360 Acquires Miller Environmental

GenNx360 Capital Partners has acquired Miller Environmental Group, a provider of environmental services. Miller Environmental Group (MEG) provides industrial cleaning, environmental emergency response, environmental remediation, health and safety training, and marine support services to the utility, transportation and petrochemical industries. MEG was founded in 1971 and is headquartered on Long Island in Calverton, NY. The…

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Carrcick Promotes Rob Delaney

Carrcick Promotes Rob Delaney

Carrick Capital Partners, an investor in technology-enabled businesses, has promoted Rob Delaney to Vice President. “Rob has been a great addition. He began making an impact as soon as he…

GTCR Forms Corza Health

GTCR Forms Corza Health

GTCR has partnered with Gregory Lucier to form Corza Health as a new platform company to acquire life sciences and medical technology companies. GTCR will invest in Corza Health through…

Arcline Closes First Fund

Arcline Closes First Fund

Arcline Investment Management has closed its first investment fund, Arcline Capital Partners LP, with $1.5 billion of committed capital. Investors in the new fund include university endowments, sovereign wealth funds,…

Katten Boosts Private Equity Practice

Katten Boosts Private Equity Practice

Katten Muchin Rosenman has expanded its corporate and private equity practice in New York with the hiring of Michelle Gyves as a new partner. Prior to joining Katten, Ms. Gyves…

ParkerGale Adds New Principal

ParkerGale Adds New Principal

ParkerGale Capital has added Kara Master to its team as a new principal. Ms. Master will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s investment process and she is responsible…

Easy A’s, Killer B’s and Tricky Seas

Easy A’s, Killer B’s and Tricky Seas

By Andy Greenberg, CEO GF Data® GF Data’s recently released year-end report (Easy A’s and Killer B’s) theorized that a value environment remaining steady at unprecedentedly high levels is actually…

Blackstone Invests in GI Partners

Blackstone Invests in GI Partners

Blackstone has acquired a minority stake in middle market private equity firm GI Partners. The investment by Blackstone (NYSE: BX) was made through its Strategic Capital Holdings Fund which is…

Summit Hits Fund X Hard Cap

Summit Hits Fund X Hard Cap

Summit Partners has held a first and final closing of Summit Partners Growth Equity Fund X LP at $4.9 billion. The oversubscribed fund, which was launched in the fourth quarter…

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WJ Partners Acquires PUPCO

WJ Partners Acquires PUPCO

WJ Partners has acquired Power-Utility Products Co., a distributor of products to the electrical infrastructure sector. Power-Utility Products Co. (PUPCO) is a distributor and servicer of strut channel,…

GenNx360 Acquires Miller Environmental

GenNx360 Acquires Miller Environmental

GenNx360 Capital Partners has acquired Miller Environmental Group, a provider of environmental services. Miller Environmental Group (MEG) provides industrial cleaning, environmental emergency response, environmental remediation, health and safety…

Peak Rock Buys Kroger’s Turkey Hill

Peak Rock Buys Kroger’s Turkey Hill

Peak Rock Capital has agreed to acquire the Turkey Hill business from The Kroger Co. Kroger has been exploring its strategic options for Turkey Hill since August 2018.…

Kinderhook Acquires Adell Corporation

Kinderhook Acquires Adell Corporation

Kinderhook Industries has acquired Adell Corporation, a supplier of original equipment to the automotive sector. Adell is a manufacturer of protective door edge guards that are used by…

Sabre Switches Sponsors

Sabre Switches Sponsors

The Jordan Company has agreed to acquire Sabre Industries from Kohlberg & Company which acquired Sabre in August 2012. Sabre is a manufacturer of support structures used in…

Exit

LLCP Sells FASTSIGNS

LLCP Sells FASTSIGNS

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has sold FASTSIGNS International to LightBay Capital and Freeman Spogli & Co. FASTSIGNS…

NEP Exits Actagro

NEP Exits Actagro

Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) has sold Actagro, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of soil and plant health products,…

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Strattam Beats Target

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Kainos Adds Food Pro

Kainos Adds Food Pro