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Madison Dearborn Acquires SIRVA

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving (SIRVA), a global relocation and moving services provider, has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP). SIRVA has been a portfolio company of Aurora Resurgence and Equity Group Investments since 2008. SIRVA is a moving and relocation services company and provides for the interstate transportation of household goods…

Patriot Erectors Acquired in Texas

Ranch Creek Partners and Hillstar Capital have acquired Patriot Erectors, a fabricator and erector of structural and miscellaneous steel. Patriot Erectors provides turnkey structural and specialty steel services for the commercial, industrial, and municipal end markets. It is one of two companies in Texas that is certified by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)…

H.I.G. Keeps Building ACG Materials

ACG Materials, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Kitsap Reclamation and Materials. Kitsap is a miner and processor of aggregate products that are used in infrastructure, building products and landscaping applications. The company, founded in 1993, operates a basalt quarry in Bremerton, WA. ACG Materials is a diversified minerals miner and processor with…

THL Keeps Building MHS

Material Handling Systems, a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners, has agreed to acquire VanRiet Material Handling Systems, a portfolio company of Avedon Capital Partners. VanRiet designs, integrates, installs, and maintains automated sorting equipment used in courier, express and parcel services, e-commerce, and warehouse & distribution applications. The company, led by Chairman and CEO…

BlueArc and Merit Stick Together

BlueArc Capital Partners and Merit Capital Partners have formed Choice Slocum Holdings to acquire Choice Brands Adhesives and Slocum Adhesives Corporation. Slocum Adhesives is a manufacturer of custom formulated industrial adhesives. The company’s solvent‐based, water‐based and hot melt adhesives are used in furniture, clothing, sheet metal, construction, automotive, and footwear applications. Slocum Adhesives has over…

IOP Exits Toledo Molding

Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has agreed to sell Toledo Molding & Die to Grammer AG. Toledo Molding & Die (TMD), a portfolio company of IOP since November 2011, is an automotive supplier that designs, develops and manufactures molded thermoplastic components and assemblies such as interior cockpit modules and air and fluid management products. The company…

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Abacus Backs River’s Buy of GAHH

Abacus Backs River’s Buy of GAHH

Abacus Finance Group was the Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger for $22 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the recent acquisition of GAHH, a portfolio company of Argenta…

New Partner at Trive Capital

New Partner at Trive Capital

Trive Capital has promoted Blake Bonner to Partner. Mr. Bonner’s responsibilities include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence, and working with portfolio company management teams to execute…

Genstar Promotes Two

Genstar Promotes Two

Genstar Capital has promoted Geoff Miller to Director and Rob Clark to Principal. “We are pleased to announce the promotions of Geoff and Rob,” said Ryan Clark, President and Managing…

New Managing Director at Grey Mountain

New Managing Director at Grey Mountain

Grey Mountain Partners has promoted Beth Lesniak to Managing Director. Ms. Lesniak joined Grey Mountain in 2009 and she is active in all areas of the firm with a primary…

The Seller’s Market Continues

The Seller’s Market Continues

High valuations and abundant use of debt continued to mark completed deal activity in the first quarter of 2018, according to GF Data’s just-released May report. Two hundred and eight…

Drew Meyers Rejoins Seaport

Drew Meyers Rejoins Seaport

Seaport Capital has added Drew Meyers to its investment team as a new partner. Mr. Meyers previously worked at Seaport from 2001 to 2007. We are excited to welcome Drew…

Dominus Adds Operating Partner

Dominus Adds Operating Partner

Dominus Capital has expanded its team with the hiring of Scott Moore as an Operating Partner. Mr. Moore was previously the majority owner of Greenville, IL-based Nevco, a designer, manufacturer,…

Linden Hits Hard Cap on Fund IV

Linden Hits Hard Cap on Fund IV

Linden Capital Partners has closed its fourth private equity fund, Linden Capital Partners IV LP, at the hard cap of $1.5 billion. Fund IV was oversubscribed and exceeded its target…

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Madison Dearborn Acquires SIRVA

Madison Dearborn Acquires SIRVA

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving (SIRVA), a global relocation and moving services provider, has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP). SIRVA has been a portfolio…

Patriot Erectors Acquired in Texas

Patriot Erectors Acquired in Texas

Ranch Creek Partners and Hillstar Capital have acquired Patriot Erectors, a fabricator and erector of structural and miscellaneous steel. Patriot Erectors provides turnkey structural and specialty steel services…

BlueArc and Merit Stick Together

BlueArc and Merit Stick Together

BlueArc Capital Partners and Merit Capital Partners have formed Choice Slocum Holdings to acquire Choice Brands Adhesives and Slocum Adhesives Corporation. Slocum Adhesives is a manufacturer of custom…

Kinderhook Buys All States Ag Parts

Kinderhook Buys All States Ag Parts

Kinderhook Industries has acquired All States Ag Parts, a supplier of used, rebuilt and aftermarket parts for all makes and models of tractors, combines and other farm machinery.…

Warren Equity Buys SIMCO

Warren Equity Buys SIMCO

Warren Equity Partners has acquired Superior Industrial Maintenance Company (SIMCO), a provider of industrial services. SIMCO provides application, inspection and maintenance services for industrial coating and linings; and…

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