Clear Edge Filtration is a manufacturer of a range of industrial process filtration products used in the mining, chemical processing, wastewater treatment, bulk food and beverage markets. Clear Edge operated as a division of Gamma Holdings, an industrial holding company based in the Netherlands. Clear Edge is headquartered in Tulsa (www.clear-edge.com).
Filtration Group is a manufacturer of filtration products used in the electronics & telecommunications; environmental air; medical/pharma; mining & minerals; oil, gas & chemicals; and paint & industrial finishing sectors. The company is headquartered in Chicago (www.filtrationgroup.com).
Lincoln International (www.lincolninternational.com), a Chicago-based investment bank, initiated the transaction with Madison Capital Partners and Filtration Group.
Madison Capital Partners invests in under-performing and under-managed industrial manufacturing companies that have revenues from $50 million to $2 billion. The firm was founded in 1994 and is based in Chicago (www.madisoncapitalpartners.net).
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