CODI’s Arnold Magnetic Adds Ramco

CODI’s Arnold Magnetic Adds Ramco

Arnold Magnetic Technologies, a portfolio company of publicly traded Compass Diversified (CODI), has acquired Ramco Electric Motors. Ramco is a maker of custom stators (the stationary part of an electric motor), rotors, shaft assemblies and subassemblies, and full electric motors that are used in hybrid buses, airplanes, forklifts, industrial fans, building elevators, mining equipment, earthmovers, […]

Infinite Electronics Switches Sponsors

Infinite Electronics Switches Sponsors

Infinite Electronics, a distributor of electronic components and cable assemblies and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has been acquired by Warburg Pincus. Infinite’s components, assemblies, and wired/wireless products are sold under a variety of company-owned brand names including Pasternack, Fairview Microwave, L-com, PolyPhaser, and Integra Optics. Infinite Electronics is led by CEO Penny Cotner […]

Blue Wolf Buys Caster Maker from Sentinel

Blue Wolf Buys Caster Maker from Sentinel

Blue Wolf Capital Partners has acquired the Colson Group, a maker of caster and wheel products from Sentinel Capital. Sentinel acquired Colson from various Pritzker family trusts in April 2012. Jay and Bob Pritzker originally acquired Colson in 1953. Colson Group is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of casters and wheels in the […]

Avista Hits Fund V Hard Cap

Avista Hits Fund V Hard Cap

Avista Capital Partners has held a final, oversubscribed and hard cap close of Avista Capital Partners V LP and Avista Capital Partners (Offshore) V LP (together Fund V) with total committed capital of $1.2 billion. Limited partners in the new fund include public pension funds, university endowments and foundations, family offices, insurance companies and asset […]

Cerberus and Koch Join up to Acquire PQ Performance Chemicals

Cerberus and Koch Join up to Acquire PQ Performance Chemicals

Cerberus Capital Management and Koch Minerals & Trading have partnered to acquire the performance chemicals business of publicly traded PQ Group for approximately $1.1 billion. PQ’s performance chemicals unit (PQPC) is a producer of sodium, potassium and lithium silicates, and zeolites, also known as aluminosilicates. Sodium silicate, also known as waterglass, is an inorganic chemical made […]

Arcline Buys First Fund II Platform

Arcline Buys First Fund II Platform

Arcline Investment Management has acquired ChargePoint Technology from UK mid-market private equity firm LDC. ChargePoint manufactures and supplies containment and sterile transfer valves that are used to handle highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs) and sterile drug products by pharmaceutical and chemicals companies that manufacture medicines and vaccines. ChargePoint’s products include multi-use and single-use split […]

Monroe Stays Busy with SPACs

Monroe Stays Busy with SPACs

Monroe Capital has sponsored its third special purpose acquisition company since 2018 with the launch of MCAP Acquisition Corporation. Monroe’s MCAP will look to combine with any business that is active in any industry or sector, but it has a specific interest in software, technology-enabled, and business services companies. MCAP priced its initial public offering […]

CORE Quickly Closes Second Fund at Hard Cap

CORE Quickly Closes Second Fund at Hard Cap

 CORE Industrial Partners has held a final close of CORE Industrial Partners Fund II LP with total capital commitments of $465 million. Core’s new fund was oversubscribed with demand exceeding both its initial target of $400 million and its hard cap of $450 million. Fund II was raised entirely virtually in less than four months […]

Vance Street Forms Spectra, Looks to Consolidate C4ISR Sector

Vance Street Forms Spectra, Looks to Consolidate C4ISR Sector

Vance Street Capital has formed Spectra A&D Holdings to acquire and merge three aerospace and defense technology companies. The three acquired businesses include Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Calculex; and Alpharetta, Georgia-based Argon Corporation and FDS Avionics. Together these companies design and manufacturer avionics and electronics that record, process, route, and display data used in aerospace […]

Varsity Closes Fifth Probo Add-On

Varsity Closes Fifth Probo Add-On

Probo Medical, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners since October 2018, has acquired IMAX Medical. IMAX specializes in the sale, purchase, inspection, installation/de-installation, and transport of pre-owned medical diagnostic imaging equipment including ultrasound, X-Ray, CT and MRI systems. The company, led by CEO Simon Roussel, was founded by Patrick Roussel in 2012 and is […]

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