CDPQ Buys Stake in Allied Universal

CDPQ Buys Stake in Allied Universal

Paris-based private equity firm Wendel has agreed to sell approximately 40% of its equity stake, along with other existing shareholders, in Allied Universal, one of the largest providers of security services in North America, to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). This transaction places an enterprise value of $7 billion on Allied Universal. […]

GTCR Buys Back AssuredPartners

GTCR Buys Back AssuredPartners

Apax Partners’ eighth fund, Apax VIII LP, has agreed to sell its equity interest in AssuredPartners, a US insurance brokerage, to GTCR. GTCR previously owned AssuredPartners from its inception in 2011 until its sale to Apax VIII in October 2015. Apax is not completely exiting this investment as Apax IX LP, a $9 billion fund […]

Pfingsten Closes Eighth Fund V Platform

Pfingsten Closes Eighth Fund V Platform

Pfingsten has acquired Full Spectrum Group, a national, multi-vendor service provider for laboratory instrumentation. Full Spectrum 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. Full Spectrum offers service contracts, preventative […]

Varsity Adds to Probo Medical

Varsity Adds to Probo Medical

Probo Medical, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners since October 2018, has acquired Trisonics. Trisonics is a provider of ultrasound service, support, systems, parts, transducers/probes and service training.  The company’s inventory includes new, used, and refurbished ultrasound systems and parts from GE, Philips, Siemens, Sonosite, Toshiba and others. Trisonics was founded in 2004 and […]

May River Merges Pump Makers

May River Merges Pump Makers

May River Capital, together with Longview Asset Management and Knox Capital Holdings, has formed Industrial Flow Solutions to facilitate the merger of BJM Pumps with Stancor BJM Pumps was acquired by May River in August 2017 and was the firm’s first acquisition in a strategy to create an industrial pump platform. Stancor was acquired by […]

Blue Sage Closes All-State Buy

Blue Sage Closes All-State Buy

Blue Sage Capital has acquired All-State Industries, a manufacturer of non-metallic components used by original equipment manufacturers across a range of end markets. All-State’s products are used for sealing, acoustics, thermal management, motion control, instrumental panel and impact absorption applications for customers in the agricultural, mining, construction, truck, recreational vehicle, marine, medical, utility and power […]

Sorenson Sells Axiom to Kordsa

Sorenson Sells Axiom to Kordsa

Axiom Materials, a portfolio company of Sorenson Capital since August 2016, has agreed to be acquired by Kordsa. Kordsa is a manufacturer of industrial nylon and polyester yarn, tire cord fabric and single end cord. The company has been a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding, a publicly-traded industrial and financial conglomerate headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, since […]

Mason Wells Sells Aquion to Pentair

Mason Wells Sells Aquion to Pentair

Mason Wells has sold Aquion, a water treatment equipment company, to publicly-traded Pentair for $160 million in cash. Mason Wells acquired Aquion through its third fund in December 2013 from Ares Capital. Aquion, with annual revenues of approximately $72 million, is a manufacturer of water treatment equipment and water quality products including water conditioners and […]

Incline Closes Fifth Battery Add-On

Incline Closes Fifth Battery Add-On

Continental Batteries, a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners, has acquired Battery Distributors (BDI). Continental Batteries is one of the largest independent battery distributors in the United States. BDI is a distributor of automotive batteries, commercial batteries, marine and RV deep cycle batteries as well as uninterruptible power supply (UPS) products, chargers, testers and other […]

LFM Keeps Building Eckhart

LFM Keeps Building Eckhart

Eckhart, a portfolio company of LFM Capital, has acquired Gasper Engineering. This is the sixth add-on acquisition for Eckhart since being acquired by LFM in June 2015. Gasper Engineering designs, builds, and integrates automated assembly, conveyance, labeling, and sortation systems for companies that are active in the aerospace, automotive, life science, packaging, and power generation […]

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