Transactions

CD&R Adds to SunSource

SunSource, a distributor of fluid power and fluid process components and a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, has agreed to acquire The United Distribution Group. The United Distribution Group (UDG) is one of the largest distributors of industrial components and assemblies in North America and has more than 140,000 SKUs of products. UDG…

Clearlake Exits Sage Automotive

Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to sell Sage Automotive Interiors to Asahi Kasei Group at an enterprise value of $1.06 billion. Clearlake acquired Sage Automotive in October 2014. Sage Automotive Interiors is one of the world’s leading providers of automotive interior materials – seating, door panel surfaces, and headliners – to automotive original equipment manufacturers. The…

LFM Completes Fourth Eckhart Add-On

Eckhart, a portfolio company of LFM Capital, has acquired Eagle Engineering. This is the fourth add-on acquisition for Eckhart since being acquired by LFM in June 2015. Eagle Engineering designs and manufactures weld stations, assembly fixtures, and automated test stands that are used in the aerospace, agriculture, transportation, heavy construction, mining, and oil & gas…

Privé Revaux Gets New Partner

TSG Consumer Partners has made a minority investment in Privé Revaux Eyewear, a provider of affordable, high quality and on-trend eyewear. Privé Revaux was launched as an e-commerce and direct-to-consumer platform but has expanded into brick-and-mortar locations, branded kiosks, and pop-up shops in major department stores and retailers including Nordstrom, Express, American Eagle, QVC, and…

H.I.G. Exits AMPAC Fine Chemicals

H.I.G. Capital has agreed to sell AMPAC Fine Chemicals to South Korean conglomerate SK Holdings. AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC) is a supplier of high value-added active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates used in treating diseases such as cancer, central nervous system (CNS) disorders and certain viral infections. Customers of AFC include blue-chip pharmaceutical and biotech companies.…

LFM Acquires Niche Trailer Maker

LFM Capital has acquired Pratt Industries, a designer and manufacturer of trailers and chassis used in niche applications. Pratt’s products include intermodal chassis, heavy haul trailers, housing and construction trailers, and logging and mining trailers. According to Pratt, the company’s products are in use in every major trucking fleet in the US and are in…

News

Aterian Closes Third Fund

Aterian Closes Third Fund

Aterian Investment Partners has held a first and final closing of Aterian Investment Partners III LP (Fund III) with $350 million of committed capital. Fundraising for the new fund began…

PPC Partners Closes Fund II

PPC Partners Closes Fund II

PPC Partners has held a final closing of PPC Fund II LP (Fund II) at its hard cap of $1.8 billion. Fundraising for the new fund was launched in late…

Alliance Consumer Growth Closes Fourth Fund

Alliance Consumer Growth Closes Fourth Fund

Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG) has closed its latest fund, Alliance Consumer Growth Fund IV LP, at its hard cap of $350 million. Fund IV was oversubscribed and its investor group…

Trinity Hunt Gets New Partners

Trinity Hunt Gets New Partners

Trinity Hunt Partners has promoted Mike Steindorf and Blake Apel to Partner. Dallas-based Trinity Hunt invests in companies that have EBITDAs between $5 million and $25 million and enterprise values…

Clearview Closes New Equity and Mezz Funds

Clearview Closes New Equity and Mezz Funds

Clearview Capital has held a first and final closing for Clearview Capital Fund IV LP with $550 million of capital commitments, and Clearview Capital Mezzanine Fund I LP with $108…

Beekman Hits Hard Cap After Six Months

Beekman Hits Hard Cap After Six Months

The Beekman Group has held a final closing of Beekman Investment Partners IV LP at its $425 million hard cap. The new fund’s initial target was $375 million. According to…

Thompson Street Hits Hard Cap

Thompson Street Hits Hard Cap

Thompson Street Capital Partners has held a final closing of its fifth fund, Thompson Street Capital Partners V LP (TSCP V), at the hard cap of $1.15 billion. The new…

CIVC Hires Nick Canderan

CIVC Hires Nick Canderan

CIVC Partners has hired Nicholas Canderan as Director of Business Development. Mr. Canderan will lead CIVC’s origination, marketing and business development efforts focused on investment banks, brokers, executives, and other…

New Platform

Privé Revaux Gets New Partner

Privé Revaux Gets New Partner

TSG Consumer Partners has made a minority investment in Privé Revaux Eyewear, a provider of affordable, high quality and on-trend eyewear. Privé Revaux was launched as an e-commerce…

LFM Acquires Niche Trailer Maker

LFM Acquires Niche Trailer Maker

LFM Capital has acquired Pratt Industries, a designer and manufacturer of trailers and chassis used in niche applications. Pratt’s products include intermodal chassis, heavy haul trailers, housing and…

Gridiron Enters Hospitality Services Sector

Gridiron Enters Hospitality Services Sector

Gridiron Capital has acquired The Service Companies, a provider of outsourced services to the hospitality industry. The Service Companies (TSC) is comprised of Heart of House Services, Acrobat…

Aurora Buys Inhance from Arsenal

Aurora Buys Inhance from Arsenal

Aurora Capital Partners has acquired Inhance Technologies from Arsenal Capital Partners. Inhance Technologies provides services that are used to increase the performance of post mold plastics and composites.…

IOP Merges Two of its Companies

IOP Merges Two of its Companies

Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has merged two of its Fund II portfolio companies, Betty Machine Company and GT Technologies. IOP acquired Betty Machine in July 2013 and GT…

Exit

Svoboda Sells SWC to BDO

Svoboda Sells SWC to BDO

Svoboda Capital Partners has sold SWC Technology Partners, acquired in August 2014, to BDO USA. SWC Technology Partners…

Berwind Acquires Maxcess

Berwind Acquires Maxcess

Bertram Capital has sold its web-handling equipment maker Maxcess International to Berwind Corporation, a family office based in Philadelphia.…

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