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Olympus Closes Big Add-On to Liquibox

Liquibox, a maker of liquid packaging products and a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, has closed the buy of the plastics division of DS Smith, for $583 million. The plastics division (PD) of DS Smith, headquartered near Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois, is a provider of flexible packaging and dispensing products; rigid packaging and containers, and…

O2 Closes First Fund III Platform

O2 Investment Partners has acquired sister-companies First Class Air Support and Cargo Repair LLC, the first platform investment for the firm’s third fund. First Class Air Support is a worldwide distributor of more than 100,000 SKUs of new and overhauled aftermarket aircraft components. The company was founded in 2001 by CEO Isac Roths. In 2012,…

Trivest Invests in Legal Services Provider

Trivest Partners has made a growth investment in Technology Concepts & Design (TCDI), a provider of digital legal services. TCDI is a provider of eDiscovery, litigation management, computer forensics, cybersecurity and document review services to large and small corporations, law firms and government agencies. The company was founded in 1988 by CEO Bill Johnson and…

Sverica Buys Another Communications Software Provider

Sverica Capital Management has acquired Cytracom, a provider of cloud-based communications software, services and hardware. Cytracom is a provider of enterprise-grade and cloud-based Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software, web conferencing software and services, and phone hardware. The company sells its software products and services to over two thousand managed services providers (MSPs) that support…

Align Acquires Marco Rubber & Plastics

Align Capital Partners (ACP) has acquired Marco Rubber & Plastics, a specialty distributor of elastomer components, including O-rings, gaskets, and high-performance seals. Marco’s specialty rubber and plastic components are used in the aerospace, medical, semiconductor, and chemical markets. The company’s in-house inventory and global network of suppliers represent more than 3,000 material formulations and more…

Wynnchurch Buys Pennsylvania Machine Works

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired Pennsylvania Machine Works (Penn Machine), an integrated manufacturer of high pressure forged fittings and branch connections. Penn Machine’s products range in diameters from 1/8″ to 72″ and are used in the marine, oil and gas, nuclear power, petrochemical, shipbuilding, cryogenic and steel making industries. The company has capabilities in carbon and…

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Corsair Capital Closes Fifth Fund

Corsair Capital Closes Fifth Fund

Corsair Capital has held a final, on target close of its fifth fund, Corsair V Financial Services Capital Partners LP, with $1 billion of limited partner commitments from new and…

Twin Bridge Adds Senior Associate

Twin Bridge Adds Senior Associate

Small and lower middle-market investor Twin Bridge Capital Partners has hired Brad Wrege as a new senior associate. Mr. Wrege will be based in the firm’s Winston-Salem office and will…

In the Thermocline

In the Thermocline

In its just-released February report, GF Data turned to an oceanographic term to describe the state of the middle market, noting that all of the action is in the “thermocline”…

ICG Expands Mid-Market PE Team

ICG Expands Mid-Market PE Team

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has expanded its mid-market private equity team, led by Senior Managing Director Alan Jones, with the hires of Uzair Dossani, Evan Eason and Kevin Gregory. In…

Align Stays Course With Fund II

Align Stays Course With Fund II

Align Capital Partners has closed its second fund, Align Capital Partners Fund II LP and Align Capital Partners Fund II-A LP (together ACP II), at the combined hard cap of…

Pamlico Closes Fund Five

Pamlico Closes Fund Five

Pamlico Capital has held a first and final close of Pamlico Capital V LP (PC V) at the fund’s hard cap with total commitments of $1.4 billion. The new fund…

Odyssey Closes Fund Six at Hardcap

Odyssey Closes Fund Six at Hardcap

Odyssey Investment Partners has held a first and final hard cap closing of Odyssey Investment Partners Fund VI LP (Fund VI) with $3.25 billion of capital. Fund VI was oversubscribed…

Angelo Gordon Raises $1.8 Billion

Angelo Gordon Raises $1.8 Billion

Angelo, Gordon & Co. has held a final close of AG Credit Solutions Fund LP (AGCS) with $1.8 billion of capital commitments. AGCS is an investment vehicle for the firm’s…

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O2 Closes First Fund III Platform

O2 Closes First Fund III Platform

O2 Investment Partners has acquired sister-companies First Class Air Support and Cargo Repair LLC, the first platform investment for the firm’s third fund. First Class Air Support is…

Trivest Invests in Legal Services Provider

Trivest Invests in Legal Services Provider

Trivest Partners has made a growth investment in Technology Concepts & Design (TCDI), a provider of digital legal services. TCDI is a provider of eDiscovery, litigation management, computer…

Align Acquires Marco Rubber & Plastics

Align Acquires Marco Rubber & Plastics

Align Capital Partners (ACP) has acquired Marco Rubber & Plastics, a specialty distributor of elastomer components, including O-rings, gaskets, and high-performance seals. Marco’s specialty rubber and plastic components…

Wynnchurch Buys Pennsylvania Machine Works

Wynnchurch Buys Pennsylvania Machine Works

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired Pennsylvania Machine Works (Penn Machine), an integrated manufacturer of high pressure forged fittings and branch connections. Penn Machine’s products range in diameters from 1/8″…

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