Wind Point Adds VersaPet to Pestell

Wind Point Adds VersaPet to Pestell

Pestell Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired VersaPet, a manufacturer of private label and branded cat litter products. Wind Point acquired Pestell in partnership with consumer packaged goods executive Matt Miller in June 2018. Pestell operates through two business units: Pestell Minerals and Ingredients (PMI), a distributor of animal feed minerals […]

Pfingsten Keeps Building Crane 1

Pfingsten Keeps Building Crane 1

Crane 1 Services, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners since October 2015, has acquired Materials Handling Solutions (MHS), a provider of overhead crane services and equipment. MHS services include inspections, maintenance, repair, design and installation of new and refurbished equipment and parts for overhead cranes and related material handling equipment. The company, led by President […]

Kinderhook Closes First Adell Add On

Kinderhook Closes First Adell Add On

Adell Group, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, has acquired sister companies Powerflow Inc., Powerflow Products Ltd., and Gestion Solutions Plastik Inc. (together Powerflow). Powerflow is a maker of injection-molded plastic trim products sold to automotive vehicle manufacturers and dealers. The company’s products include splash guards, body side moldings, bumper protectors, and door sills, which […]

O2’s EMEX Invests in Patriot Energy Group

O2’s EMEX Invests in Patriot Energy Group

EMEX, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners since June 2018, has made an investment in Patriot Energy Group. Patriot Energy Group is a retail electricity and natural gas management firm that operates in all competitive markets throughout the United States with a focus in the Northeast. As a client-side energy broker and advisor, PEG […]

Wind Point Adds to ClockSpring|NRI

Wind Point Adds to ClockSpring|NRI

ClockSpring|NRI, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired Milliken Infrastructure Solutions from Milliken & Company. Milliken Infrastructure manufactures repair and rehabilitation products that are used to maintain, rehabilitate, and construct infrastructure. The company’s products include concrete-impregnated fabric, geopolymer mortars, fiberglass and resin pipe wraps, and epoxy impregnated wraps used to strengthen structural parts […]

Alleghany Forms Machine Tool Holding Company

Alleghany Forms Machine Tool Holding Company

Alleghany Capital Corporation has formed Precision Cutting Technologies (PCT) as a new holding company for its investments in the machine tool and consumable cutting tool sectors. PCT (www.precision-cutting.com), led by President Terry Derrico, consolidates the current ownership interests of Alleghany Capital in Bourn & Koch, a Rockford, IL-based manufacturer of machine tools and related replacement […]

Crestview’s Congruex Closes Fifth Buy

Crestview’s Congruex Closes Fifth Buy

Congruex, a platform company formed by Crestview Partners to provide engineering, construction and maintenance services to broadband service providers and utility operators, has acquired Terra Technologies. Congruex was formed by Crestview in May 2017 in partnership with Bill Beans and Kevin O’Hara, two experienced industry executives, to consolidate the fragmented engineering and construction services industry. […]

Olympus Acquires Poly-Mart and WRP Containers

Olympus Acquires Poly-Mart and WRP Containers

Tank Holding, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, has acquired sister companies Poly-Mart and WRP Containers. Olympus Partners acquired Tank Holding, a maker of rotationally molded polyethylene tanks and containers, from Leonard Green Partners in March 2019. This transaction with Tank Holdings was the second for Olympus Partners. The firm formed Tank Holdings in September […]

HKW Adds to Xirgo Technologies

HKW Adds to Xirgo Technologies

Xirgo Technologies, a portfolio company of Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company (HKW), has acquired Baltic Car Equipment. HKW acquired Xirgo Technologies in December 2016. Baltic Car Equipment (BCE) is a provider of telemetry and automotive security products and software used for fleet management of light vehicles, trucks, heavy machinery, and agricultural equipment. The company was […]

Speyside Buys Two More Steel Foundries

Speyside Buys Two More Steel Foundries

Speyside Foundry Holdings, a portfolio company of Speyside Equity’s first fund, has acquired Hazleton Casting Company and its sister company Weatherly Casting and Machine Company. Hazleton Casting Company is a steel foundry specializing in alloy steel casting. The company has multiple induction furnaces, simulation software and in-house 3-D printing functionality to provide customers with a […]