TSG Consumer Buys Pathway Vet

TSG Consumer Buys Pathway Vet

TSG Consumer Partners has acquired a majority stake in Pathway Vet Alliance from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) at an enterprise valuation estimated at more than $2 billion. MSCP acquired Pathway Vet in 2016 and is maintaining a minority interest in the company. Austin-based Pathway Vet operates over 270 general, specialty and emergency practice locations, […]

Tengram Closes Buy of High Ridge Brands

Tengram Closes Buy of High Ridge Brands

Tengram Capital Partners has closed its buy of the hair care and skin cleansing business of High Ridge Brands, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Stamford, Connecticut-based High Ridge Brands was formed by Brynwood Partners in December 2010 to purchase the North American Zest personal cleansing brand from Procter & Gamble and to […]

Insight Partners Closes Fund XI

Insight Partners Closes Fund XI

Insight Partners has held a final hard cap closing of Insight Partners XI LP at $9.5 billion. The firm’s earlier fund closed with $6.3 billion of capital commitments in 2018. Insight Partners makes expansion and late-stage investments in software, e-commerce, internet and data-services businesses. The new fund is expected to invest between $10 million and […]

Platte River Adds Business Development Pro

Platte River Adds Business Development Pro

Platte River Equity has hired Brian Klaban as the firm’s new Director of Business Development and Debt Capital Markets. Mr. Klaban will lead Platte River’s sourcing, marketing and business development efforts and support the firm’s debt financing activities. Mr. Klaban has more than fifteen years of business development and leveraged finance experience. Prior to joining […]

GenNx360 Exits Precinmac

GenNx360 Exits Precinmac

GenNx360 Capital Partners has sold Precinmac Precision Machining to Pine Island Capital Partners and Bain Capital Credit. Compass Partners Capital helped arrange this transaction and is investing alongside Pine Island and Bain Capital. Precinmac is a manufacturer of precision machined components and assemblies used in the semiconductor, oil and gas, commercial aerospace, defense, and industrial […]

Mill Point Adds Another to KKSP

Mill Point Adds Another to KKSP

KKSP Precision Machining, a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital, has acquired Prime Engineered Components, a maker of metal parts used in the defense, medical, automotive, and aerospace sectors. Prime’s capabilities include screw machining, CNC machining, engineering, cleaning, and assembly of brass, aluminum, stainless steel, steel, nickel alloys, bronze, titanium, and certain plastics including acetal, […]

Gemspring Closes Fund II

Gemspring Closes Fund II

Gemspring Capital has closed its second fund, Gemspring Capital Fund II LP, with $750 million of capital commitments. Limited partners in the new fund include endowments, foundations, family offices, consultants, insurance companies, pension plans and funds of funds. Notably, each of Gemspring’s institutional investors from its first fund, which closed in November 2016 with $350 […]

“Nobody Knows Anything”

“Nobody Knows Anything”

By Andy Greenberg – CEO GF Data® and Greenberg Variations Capital Attempts to gain perspective on the deal market in the midst of coronavirus have reminded me of this ageless observation from the screenwriter William Goldman: “Nobody knows anything…… Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what’s going to work. […]

Charlesbank Carves NAM from News Corp

Charlesbank Carves NAM from News Corp

News Corp has agreed to sell its News America Marketing business (NAM) to Charlesbank Capital Partners for $235 million. The consideration for this transaction is comprised of $50 million in cash at closing and deferred cash payments totaling between $125 million and $185 million over the next five years, depending on the timing of such […]

Arbor’s Baking Platform Continues to Rise

Arbor’s Baking Platform Continues to Rise

The Bakery Companies, a portfolio company of Arbor Investments, has acquired Steck Wholesale Foods. Steck is baker and distributor of English muffins and buttermilk biscuits to foodservice, self-distributing retailers, and wholesale distributors nationwide. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in North Sioux City, South Dakota. The Bakery Companies (TBC) manufactures fresh and […]

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