Huron Continues Growth of Auction Biz

Huron Continues Growth of Auction Biz

XLerate Group, a portfolio company of Huron Capital, has acquired Columbus Fair Auto Auction. This is the eighth add-on completed by Huron since acquiring XLerate in May 2014. Columbus Fair Auto Auction (CFAA) conducts financial institution, fleet/lease and dealer consignment sales each Wednesday. The auction operates an 11-lane arena, reconditioning facility, body shop and mechanical […]

O2 Continues Build of Abatement Platform

O2 Continues Build of Abatement Platform

O2 Investment Partners has formed EIS Holdings to house its investments in environmental abatement services companies 1 Priority Environmental Services and Earth Services & Abatement. EIS has also now acquired Arkansas-based Snyder Environmental & Construction. Snyder Environmental is a provider of environmental abatement and remediation services throughout the Southcentral United States, particularly Arkansas, Oklahoma, and […]

J.F. Lehman Adds Crystal Oscillator Maker to BEI

J.F. Lehman Adds Crystal Oscillator Maker to BEI

BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, has acquired Wenzel Associates. Wenzel is a designer and manufacturer of crystal oscillators, fixed-frequency systems, integrated microwave assemblies, and synthesizers that are used in military, space, and commercial applications. Wenzel’s crystal oscillators are used by the aerospace industry for guidance, tracking […]

Spring Rock Buys Miniature Ball Maker

Spring Rock Buys Miniature Ball Maker

Spring Rock Capital has acquired New England Miniature Ball (NEMB), a maker of miniature precision steel balls. NEMB’s products are used in bearings, medical equipment, ball screws, valves, and testing equipment and are sold in North America, Asia and Europe. Most of its products are made from chrome and stainless steel, but the company can […]

Peninsula Pacific Takes Vorteq West

Peninsula Pacific Takes Vorteq West

Vorteq Coil Finishers, a portfolio company of Peninsula Pacific since 2013, has acquired the assets of Western Metal Decorating. Western Metal Decorating is a producer of coated aluminum and steel products used in the automotive, furniture, paint and appliance markets. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered near Los Angeles in Rancho Cucamonga, […]

Apax Builds Packaging Platform

Apax Builds Packaging Platform

Tosca Services, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, has agreed to acquire Polymer Logistics. Apax acquired Tosca, a provider of reusable packaging to the eggs, poultry, produce, meat, and cheese sectors, from Cincinnati-based Orchard Holdings in October 2017. Polymer Logistics is a designer and provider of retail returnable packaging (RRP) products to retailers and suppliers […]

Trive and Five Crowns Add to Picture Head

Trive and Five Crowns Add to Picture Head

Picture Head Holdings, a portfolio company of Trive Capital and Five Crowns Capital, has completed two add-on acquisitions with the buys of The Farm Post Production, and Finalé Post. Both companies provide post-production media services. Post-production is the third stage of video or film development and follows pre-production, where the video is planned, and the […]

Highview Maintains Rapid Build of National Fire & Safety

Highview Maintains Rapid Build of National Fire & Safety

National Fire & Safety, a portfolio company of Highview Capital, has acquired RCI Systems, one of the largest fire sprinkler contractors in Arizona. RCI System’s services include design, build, installation, inspection, repair and servicing of fire sprinkler systems to the office, retail, medical, education, government, industrial, distribution, residential and parking sectors. The company was founded […]

Sterling Closes Fifth Artisan Design Add-on

Sterling Closes Fifth Artisan Design Add-on

Artisan Design Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, has acquired Dixie Carpet Installations. Dixie is a provider of flooring installation and replacement (relay) services to existing and new-construction multi-family properties across Texas including the metropolitan areas of Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Corpus Christi. The company’s products include commercial-grade carpets, vinyl flooring […]

Ares Closes Another CoolSys Add-on

Ares Closes Another CoolSys Add-on

Source Refrigeration Holdings (DBA CoolSys), a portfolio company of Ares Management and the parent company of refrigeration and HVAC companies nationwide, has acquired Building Air Services. Building Air Services provides heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration services (HVAC-R) to commercial customers – including Dollar Tree, Petco, AutoNation, Office Depot, and FedEx – throughout Florida, North Carolina, […]