HKW Speaks Your Language

HKW Speaks Your Language

Traductions Serge Bélair (TRSB), a portfolio company of HKW, has acquired Anglocom, a language services provider. The buy of Anglocom is the first add-on acquisition for TRSB since being acquired by HKW in December 2019. Anglocom is a full-service translation company that provides French and English translators to its corporate customers in the advertising, government, […]

Kinderhook Keeps Firing on All Cylinders

Kinderhook Keeps Firing on All Cylinders

Kinderhook’s Race Winning Brands has acquired Victory 1 Performance, a maker of high-performance titanium and alloy valves. Victory 1 manufactures titanium and Inconel (a nickel-chromium-based alloy) valves, custom machined retainers, lash caps, valve locks, and stainless-steel intake and exhaust valves. The company provides rapid prototyping and production runs from 1 to 10,000 parts as well […]

Pfingsten Continues Heavy Lifting at Crane 1

Pfingsten Continues Heavy Lifting at Crane 1

Crane 1 Services, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners since October 2015, has acquired Overhead Material Handling. Overhead Material Handling (OMH) is a provider of overhead crane services and equipment including inspections, maintenance, repair, design and installation of new and refurbished equipment. The company also supplies parts for overhead cranes and other material handling equipment. […]

Kelso Acquires Silver Spur, Forms Specialty Packaging Giant

Kelso Acquires Silver Spur, Forms Specialty Packaging Giant

Kelso & Company has acquired Silver Spur Corporation, a supplier of specialty glass and plastic packaging. Kelso will combine Silver Spur with its current portfolio companies C.L. Smith and Inmark Packaging. Silver Spur is a stocking distributor of packaging products – bottles, jars, caps, and closures; injectable vials, and pre-filled syringes – that are available […]

Elliott Buys Paper Source, Sees Synergy with Barnes & Noble

Elliott Buys Paper Source, Sees Synergy with Barnes & Noble

Elliott Investment Management has agreed to acquire the assets and business operations of Paper Source, a stationery and gift retailer. Paper Source’s products include fine stationery, gifts, crafts, party supplies, gift wrap, and greeting cards. The company’s products are sold through approximately 130 retail stores across the U.S. and through its e-commerce website and wholesale […]

Align’s Air Testing Platform Closes Tenth Add-On

Align’s Air Testing Platform Closes Tenth Add-On

 Alliance Technical Group (ATQ), an environmental testing and compliance platform of Align Capital Partners, has acquired Air Quality Services. Air Quality Services (AQS) provides air-related environmental services including source emissions testing, stack monitoring (also called CEMS for continuous emission monitoring systems), consulting and permitting, stack testing, ambient air monitoring, and air pollution dispersion modeling. AQS […]

Kinderhook Adds to Circon

Kinderhook Adds to Circon

Circon Environmental, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, has acquired Water Integrated Treatment Systems (WITS). WITS is a provider of non-hazardous liquid waste treatment, transportation, and testing services to companies operating in the automotive, chemical, food and beverage, oil and gas, and utility sectors. The company was founded in 2015 by Rico Martinez and operates […]

Bestop Acquires MGP Caliper Covers

Bestop Acquires MGP Caliper Covers

Bestop, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, has acquired Marshall Genuine Products (MGP). MGP manufactures caliper covers that are used by automotive enthusiasts to keep wheels clean from brake pad dust by redirecting the dust toward the rear of the vehicle. MGP was founded in 2008 by Mike Barland and is headquartered near San Diego […]

Ridgemont Expands Munch’s Supply

Ridgemont Expands Munch’s Supply

Munch’s Supply, a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners, has acquired API of New Hampshire and Delta T Distributors (together API). API is a distributor of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), hydronic, and geothermal equipment used in both residential and commercial applications. API distributes numerous top-line brands including Rheem, Lochinvar, LG, Viessmann, Aprilaire, and CertainTeed. […]

Gridiron’s GSM Takes Aim at New Brands

Gridiron’s GSM Takes Aim at New Brands

Good Sportsman Marketing Outdoors (GSM Outdoors), a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital, has acquired Plano Synergy’s hunting accessories and archery brands from Pure Fishing, a portfolio company of Sycamore Partners since 2019. On March 15, 2021, Pure Fishing agreed to acquire Plano Synergy, a portfolio company of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and on April 19, […]