AEI’s American Pacific Keeps Rocketing

AEI’s American Pacific Keeps Rocketing

 American Pacific, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners (AEI), has made an investment in Frontier Aerospace. Frontier is a developer and maker of liquid propulsion rocket engines and attitude control systems used in defense, earth orbit and deep space applications, as well as lunar landers. Frontier’s propulsion systems are currently slated for two lunar […]

After a Dozen Add-Ons, Incline Sells AFC to Bertram

After a Dozen Add-Ons, Incline Sells AFC to Bertram

Incline Equity Partners has sold AFC Industries to Bertram Capital. The buy of AFC is the fifth platform investment made through Bertram’s fourth fund. AFC distributes fasteners and other class C-parts – cable ties, fittings, springs, gaskets, hinges, keys, and latches – that are used by OEMs in their assembly operations. C-parts typically include low-priced […]

J.F. Lehman Adds to Marine Platform

J.F. Lehman Adds to Marine Platform

International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA), a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, has acquired Main Industries. Main Industries provides surface preparation and coating services to the US Navy, US and foreign flag commercial vessels, and industrial customers. The company also provides scaffolding and environmental containment services. Employee-owned Main Industries was founded in 1976 […]

Rainier Partners Acquires Calpine Containers

Rainier Partners Acquires Calpine Containers

Rainier Partners has acquired Calpine Containers, one of the West Coast’s largest packaging distributors serving the agriculture industry. Calpine’s product line is extensive and ranges from bags and boxes to pallets and strapping. The company has 11 locations in California and Arizona that serve more than 500 produce growers and marketers located in numerous West […]

Clearspring’s Ambulance Platform Races Ahead

Clearspring’s Ambulance Platform Races Ahead

Demers Braun Ambulance, a portfolio company of Clearspring Capital Partners, has acquired Medix Specialty Vehicles. Demers Braun Ambulance traces its roots back to 1892 when it began making buggies, carriages, ambulances and hearses. Clearspring acquired Demers Ambulance in November 2016 in partnership with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). In February 2018, Demers […]

Pfingsten Closes Third Add-On for Full Spectrum

Pfingsten Closes Third Add-On for Full Spectrum

Full Spectrum Group, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners, has acquired Analytical Maintenance Services. Full Spectrum (FSG) is a provider of repair, maintenance, and validation services for laboratory instrumentation. Validation ensures that a product, service, or system meets requirements and specifications and is a required component of ISO 9000 certification. FSG offers service contracts, preventative […]

Tailwind Corners the Trench Safety Market

Tailwind Corners the Trench Safety Market

National Trench Safety has agreed to merge with Trench Plate Rental Company, a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital. Trench Plate Rental (TPR) is a provider of trench safety equipment and services used by utilities and contractors during underground construction and other infrastructure projects. Tailwind acquired TPR in 2020 from Oaktree Capital Management. TPR’s products include […]

Platinum Buys Club Car from Ingersoll Rand

Platinum Buys Club Car from Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand has agreed to sell its specialty vehicle technologies segment (Club Car) to Platinum Equity for $1.7 billion. Club Car is a maker of low-speed, electric and gas-powered vehicles used in the golfing, commercial and consumer sectors. Augusta, Georgia-based Club Car was founded in 1958 and was purchased by a group of eight former […]

ORIX Sells RoadSafe to Investcorp and Trilantic

ORIX Sells RoadSafe to Investcorp and Trilantic

Investcorp and Trilantic North America have agreed to acquire RoadSafe Traffic Systems from ORIX Capital Partners. RoadSafe is the largest national provider of pavement marking, sign installation, and traffic control services and equipment to roadway construction, state transportation, railroad and utility customers. RoadSafe, led by CEO David Meirick, is headquartered in Chicago and has more […]

TZP Invests in Kindred Bravely

TZP Invests in Kindred Bravely

TZP Group has acquired a majority equity interest in Akerson Enterprises (DBA Kindred Bravely) a provider of maternity apparel. Kindred Bravely is a direct-to-consumer and digital brand that specializes in apparel for pregnant and nursing mothers. The company’s products include bras, loungewear, underwear, and sleepwear. In 2019, the company was ranked #20 on Inc.com’s list […]

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