Huron Exits Labstat International, Notches 6x Return

Huron Exits Labstat International, Notches 6x Return

Huron Capital has sold its interest in Labstat International through its holding company, Apex Laboratories International, in a transaction that returned over 6 times its original investment. Apex was acquired by Alaris Royalty Corp., a Canadian private investment firm, and Labstat management. Labstat is an independent laboratory measuring chemical emissions from tobacco smoke and smokeless […]

PEGCC: Private Equity Consistently Beats the S&P 500

The presidential election thrust the private equity industry into the spotlight, but often lost in the discourse are the superior returns private equity delivers to public pensions, university endowments and charitable foundations. The Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC) released a new analysis today, highlighting returns provided by private equity investments compared to the S&P […]

Deloitte’s Consumer Spending Index Notches Third Monthly Increase

Deloitte’s Consumer Spending Index Notches Third Monthly Increase

In May, the Deloitte Consumer Spending Index posted its first three-month increase since September 2010. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending. “The Index’s increase is due to an ongoing slowdown in declining new home prices, plus a small uptick in real wages as falling energy prices give consumers […]

Dresner Partners Opens New York Office

Dresner Partners Opens New York Office

Dresner Partners, a middle-market investment bank, is expanding its East Coast presence by establishing an office in New York City.”Establishing a New York office is a necessary step to support our investment banking professionals that are working with clients in the region,” said Steven Dresner, President of Dresner Partners. “In addition, as a member of […]

Monroe Capital Has Strong First Quarter

May 1, 2012 – Monroe Capital reported today that the firm recorded strong performance in the first quarter led by growth and expansion in its lending portfolio. “Our robust first quarter performance demonstrates the strong interest that private equity sponsors and middle market companies have shown in our customized credit one-stop solutions as traditional bank […]