Waud Capital Partners Acquires Patient Financial Services and Absolute Collection Service

Waud Capital Partners Acquires Patient Financial Services and Absolute Collection Service

Optimum Outcomes, a provider of account resolution services to hospitals and a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners, has acquired Patient Financial Services and Absolute Collection Service (collectively, “ACS”). “The acquisition of ACS represents another critical milestone in our vision of becoming the recognized leader in optimizing financial outcomes and enhancing the total patient experience,” […]

KPS Capital Partners Acquires CWS Industries

KPS Capital Partners Acquires CWS Industries

KPS Capital Partners today announced that its portfolio company International Equipment Solutions (IES) has acquired CWS Industries, a manufacturer of highly-engineered attachment products. This is the fourth acquisition by IES since its formation. CWS is a manufacturer of highly-engineered attachment products, including tire manipulators, cable reelers, grapples, buckets and various large excavator attachment products. Its […]

Irving Place Capital Acquires Colorado Time Systems

Irving Place Capital Acquires Colorado Time Systems

PlayCore Holdings, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of play and recreation products, and a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, today announced its acquisition of Colorado Time Systems, a provider of timing, scoring, and display systems. Colorado Time Systems provides professional and amateur aquatic, recreation and athletic facilities with timing, scoring and display systems. Its […]

Moelis Capital Partners Acquires Aeropremier

Moelis Capital Partners Acquires Aeropremier

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a portfolio company of Moelis Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Aeropremier, a fixed based operator for private jets. Aeropremier is a provider of general aviation services at New Orleans Lakefront Airport with over 50,000 square feet of hangar space which can accommodate aircraft up to […]

Windjammer Capital Acquires Shercon

Windjammer Capital Acquires Shercon

It was announced today that Protective Industries, a portfolio company of Windjammer Capital Investors, has acquired Shercon, a provider of standard and custom die cuts and molded rubber masking solutions. The transaction closed on April 30, 2012. Shercon is a provider of standard and custom die cuts and molded rubber masking solutions, including caps, plugs, […]

The Carlyle Group Invests in Genesee & Wyoming

The Carlyle Group Invests in Genesee & Wyoming

The Carlyle Group announced today that it has agreed to invest up to $800 million in Genesee & Wyoming, an operator of short line and regional freight railroads, which will enable Genesee & Wyoming to acquire RailAmerica, a portfolio company of Fortress Investment Group, for an all cash purchase price of $2 billion. Genesee & […]

Kilmer Capital Partners Invests in Artaflex

Kilmer Capital Partners Invests in Artaflex

Artaflex, an electronic contract manufacturer, has entered into an agreement to acquire MTI International for US$12.7 million. As part of this transaction Kilmer Capital Partners has agreed to invest C$15.3 million in Artaflex through a C$10.3 million secured convertible debenture and a C$5.0 secured promissory note. The net proceeds of the debenture and the promissory […]

Avista Capital Partners Acquires Knology

Avista Capital Partners Acquires Knology

Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi have provided fully committed debt financing in connection with the transaction. Knology is a provider of video, voice, data and advanced communications services to residential and business customers in 10 markets in the southeastern United States and three markets in the […]

Levine Leichtman Acquires DRI Corporation

Levine Leichtman Acquires DRI Corporation

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has announced that its portfolio company Luminator Technology Group has completed the acquisition of certain assets and equity holdings of DRI Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of electronic destination signs. DRI Corporation manufactures, sells and services Mobitec® and TwinVision® electronic information display systems. The company is based in Research Triangle […]

Markel Ventures Acquires IDRECO

Markel Ventures Acquires IDRECO

Markel Corporation announced today that its portfolio company Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, through its subsidiary Rohr International Dredge, has acquired IDRECO GmbH, a manufacturer of dredges. IDRECO manufactures deep digging electrical suction and cutter suction dredges serving primarily the sand and gravel and mining sectors. The company is based in Heerenberg, The Netherlands (www.idreco.nl). Rohr International […]