Bain Capital to Buy Varsity Brands

Bain Capital to Buy Varsity Brands

Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to acquire Varsity Brands from Charlesbank Capital Partners and Partners Group which together acquired the company in November 2014. Varsity Brands operates through three businesses: BSN Sports, a distributor of sports equipment and apparel; Varsity Spirit, a provider of cheerleading uniforms and educational camps, clinics and competitions; and Herff […]

Huron Adds to Drake Automotive

Huron Adds to Drake Automotive

Drake Automotive Group, a platform company of Huron Capital, has acquired DV8 Offroad, a designer and distributor of off-road accessories and wheels. DV8 Offroad’s products – sold to consumers and specialty retailers – include truck bumpers, fenders, hoods, hard tops, wheels, LED lights, winches, and apparel. DV8 was founded by CEO Bob McMath in 2003 […]

Morgan Stanley Acquires Comar

Morgan Stanley Acquires Comar

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Comar from Graham Partners which had acquired the business in October 2013. Comar is a manufacturer of rigid plastics packaging used in the medical, pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare, personal & home care, and food & beverage markets. The company’s products include bottles; closures, tips & adapters; dosage […]

Soundcore Keeps Sweeping

Soundcore Keeps Sweeping

Sweeping Corporation of America (SCA), a portfolio company of Soundcore Capital Partners since February 2017, has completed two separate add-on acquisitions with the buys of USA Services of Florida and Hy-Tech Property Services. USA Services is a provider of street sweeping services specializing in state and municipal roadway maintenance throughout Florida. The company serves customers in […]

Tengram Buys Lime Crime

Tengram Buys Lime Crime

Lime Crime, one of the first digitally-native beauty brands, has been acquired by Tengram Capital Partners. Lime Crime is known for its vibrant, cruelty-free and vegan products which include eyeshadows, lipsticks, blushes and powders, and hair colors. The company sells its products online and through leading retailers including Bloomingdales, Riley Rose and Ulta.com. Lime Crime […]

Irving Place Adds to Ohio Transmission

Irving Place Adds to Ohio Transmission

Ohio Transmission Corporation, a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, has acquired Crimson Electric. Crimson Electric specializes in the repair and testing of AC/DC motors, servo motors, pumps and gear reducers. The company has a complete in-house machine shop and can perform precision dynamic balancing, vibration analysis, and factory authorized modifications. Crimson Electric has 20 […]

Spire Invests in Dynamic Quest

Spire Invests in Dynamic Quest

Spire Capital has made an investment in Dynamic Quest, a provider of IT managed services. Dynamic Quest (DQ) provides hosted cloud services, disaster recovery, managed IT, service plans, software maintenance, application support, virtual CIO and security services. Nearly three-fourths of DQ’s 2017 revenue was recurring under customer contracts that have from one to three-year terms. […]

New State Exits Central Conveyor

New State Exits Central Conveyor

New State Capital Partners has sold Central Conveyor Company to U.S. Tsubaki Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tsubakimoto Chain, for approximately $140 million. Central Conveyor Company is a designer and installer of material handling and storage retrieval systems used by companies that are active in the automotive, parcel & logistics, and warehouse & distribution […]

GI Partners Creates Cryobank Platform

GI Partners Creates Cryobank Platform

GI Partners has agreed to acquire California Cryobank and Cord Blood Registry and will merge the two businesses to create a leading company in the stem cell storage and reproductive tissue services markets. California Cryobank has been a portfolio company of Longitude Capital and NovaQuest Capital since August 2014 and Cord Blood Registry has been […]

Inverness Graham Acquires LED Platform

Inverness Graham Acquires LED Platform

Inverness Graham has acquired EiKO Global,  a distributor of branded LED (light emitting diode) lamps and fixtures, as a first step in building a larger LED lighting platform. EiKO Global has more than 5,000 SKU’s and sells its products, through same‐day shipments and two‐day turnarounds, to more than 1,700 US customers that are active in […]

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