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Wind Point Invests in Tropicale Foods

Wind Point Partners has acquired Tropicale Foods, a manufacturer of frozen novelty products under the Helados Mexico brand. Tropicale Foods’ products include a range of traditional Hispanic offerings, including paletas (ice pops), bolis (ice creams) and mangonada cups (fruit drinks), which are sold in a variety of flavors and pack sizes. The company’s products are…

Brentwood Buys Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Associates has acquired a majority interest in Chicken Salad Chick from Eagle Merchant Partners. Auburn, Georgia-based Chicken Salad Chick is a fast-casual restaurant franchisor that sells 15 different flavors of chicken salad, as well as delicatessen-style sandwiches, side dishes, salads and desserts. The company has 137 locations – approximately 20% are company-owned – in…

CORE Adds ICOMold to MCT

Midwest Composite Technologies, a portfolio company of CORE Industrial Partners, has acquired ICOMold. ICOMold is a custom plastic injection molder and a provider of CNC machining to customers that are active in the medical, consumer, industrial, electronics and transportation sectors. ICOMold’s primary manufacturing capabilities are complemented by a range of value-added secondary processes including ultrasonic…

Platte River Builds At-Height Safety Portfolio

Platte River Equity has made an investment in GME Supply, a distributor of fall protection, safety equipment and related gear for at-height workers in the telecommunications, wind, solar, industrial and construction markets. GME Supply’s products include fall arrest protection equipment, personal protective gear, harnesses, lanyards, carabiners and hardware, rope and lifelines, rigging, tools and lighting,…

Gemspring and Shrieve Chemical Partner Up

Gemspring Capital has invested in Shrieve Chemical Company, a distributor of industrial chemicals, performance fluids and specialty lubricants, in partnership with the company’s senior management team. Shrieve Chemical sells more than 700 products sourced from over 600 suppliers and is one of the leading distributors of sulfur and sulfuric acid. The company’s products are sold…

Waud Capital Says Let’s Be Safe Out There

Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners, has acquired Martech Media, a provider of industrial technologies training services. Waud Capital acquired HSI from The Riverside Company in September 2019. Martech Media (DBA Martech Training Services) provides e-learning and classroom-based training services to employees active in the electrical generation, oil and…

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H.I.G. Expands Leadership Team

H.I.G. Expands Leadership Team

H.I.G. Capital has expanded its leadership team with the promotion of Rick Rosen and Brian Schwartz to Co-President, a newly created title. Messrs. Rosen and Schwartz currently manage the H.I.G.…

Revelstoke Closes Fund II

Revelstoke Closes Fund II

Revelstoke Capital Partners has held a final closing of Revelstoke Capital Partners Fund II LP (RCP Fund II) and Revelstoke Single Asset Fund I LP (RSAF I). RCP Fund II,…

Dyal Closes Largest Minority Fund Ever Raised

Dyal Closes Largest Minority Fund Ever Raised

Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman, has held a final closing of Dyal Capital Partners IV LP (Fund IV) with over $9 billion of committed capital. The new…

Raymond James Expands Financial Sponsors Team

Raymond James Expands Financial Sponsors Team

Raymond James has added Edward Lee as a managing director to the firm’s financial sponsors investment banking practice. Mr. Lee will be based in New York City and will be…

Still the Same

Still the Same

Generally favorable market conditions for private business sellers continued to prevail in the third quarter, according to GF Data’s just-released November report. “If this protracted sellers’ market were a song,…

Cortec’s Seventh Fund is “One and Done”

Cortec’s Seventh Fund is “One and Done”

Cortec Group has held a first and final closing of its seventh institutional private equity fund, Cortec Group Fund VII LP, at its hard cap of $2 billion. Cortec began…

ZMC Closes at Hard Cap

ZMC Closes at Hard Cap

After just seven months of fundraising, ZMC has held a final close of ZMC III LP and ZMC III Parallel LP (together Fund III) with total capital commitments of $775…

H.I.G. Beats Target on New Fund

H.I.G. Beats Target on New Fund

H.I.G. Capital has held a final and above target close of H.I.G. Middle Market LBO Fund III LP with $3.1 billion of capital commitments. H.I.G.’s earlier mid-market fund, H.I.G. Middle…

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Wind Point Invests in Tropicale Foods

Wind Point Invests in Tropicale Foods

Wind Point Partners has acquired Tropicale Foods, a manufacturer of frozen novelty products under the Helados Mexico brand. Tropicale Foods’ products include a range of traditional Hispanic offerings,…

Brentwood Buys Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Buys Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Associates has acquired a majority interest in Chicken Salad Chick from Eagle Merchant Partners. Auburn, Georgia-based Chicken Salad Chick is a fast-casual restaurant franchisor that sells 15…

Gemspring and Shrieve Chemical Partner Up

Gemspring and Shrieve Chemical Partner Up

Gemspring Capital has invested in Shrieve Chemical Company, a distributor of industrial chemicals, performance fluids and specialty lubricants, in partnership with the company’s senior management team. Shrieve Chemical…

Jordan Buys Additives Division from Arsenal

Jordan Buys Additives Division from Arsenal

The Jordan Company has purchased the polymer additives division of Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners. The polymer additives division (Polymer Additives) manufactures…

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Branford Rumbles to Big Exit

Branford Rumbles to Big Exit

Branford Castle has sold Surface Preparation Technologies, the nation’s largest provider of rumble strips and related roadway safety…

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