Olympus Closes Big Add-On to Liquibox

Olympus Closes Big Add-On to Liquibox

Liquibox, a maker of liquid packaging products and a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, has closed the buy of the plastics division of DS Smith, for $583 million. The plastics division (PD) of DS Smith, headquartered near Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois, is a provider of flexible packaging and dispensing products; rigid packaging and containers, and […]

Race Winning Brands Adds-On Again

Race Winning Brands Adds-On Again

Race Winning Brands, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, has acquired Manley Performance Products, a maker of pistons, connecting rods, crankshafts, and valvetrain components sold to the automotive aftermarket. Manley Performance Products was founded by Hank Manley in 1966 and today is led by President Trip Manley, the son of the founder. “We are excited […]

Jordan Adds to Vyne

Jordan Adds to Vyne

Vyne, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, has acquired Renaissance Electronic Services. Indianapolis-based Renaissance is a provider of electronic claims processing and revenue cycle services to dentists across the United States. The company is led by CEO Eric Joseph. Vyne is a provider of electronic healthcare communication management services to medical and dental providers […]

Gallant Capital Buys Cassavant

Gallant Capital Buys Cassavant

Gallant Capital Partners has made an investment in Cassavant Machining, a maker of precision machined components and assemblies. Cassavant is a vertically integrated manufacturer of thousands of components for engines, auxiliary power units (APUs), fuel and fluid systems, gears, hydraulics, and valves for commercial, military and business jet platforms. The company was founded in 1972 […]

Subsea Continues Expansion

Subsea Continues Expansion

Subsea Global Solutions, a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners, has acquired the commercial diving division of T&T Salvage Asia (TTSA). GenNx360 acquired Subsea Global from Lariat Partners in March 2018. Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) is a provider of underwater repair, maintenance and marine construction based in Miami. The company, led by CEO Paul Peters, […]

Cornell’s KDC/ONE to Acquire Zobele

Cornell’s KDC/ONE to Acquire Zobele

Contract manufacturer Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE) has agreed to acquire Zobele Group, a manufacturer of home and air care products, from Doughty Hanson & Co. Doughty Hanson, a London-based private equity firm, acquired Zobele from its founding family – who maintained a minority equity position – in December 2006. Zobele was founded in Italy in […]

Arlington Continues Aerospace Build

Arlington Continues Aerospace Build

Cadence Aerospace, a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners since November 2017, has acquired Premier Processing, a provider of surface finishing services to companies operating in the aerospace and defense sectors. Premier’s services include metal finishing, non-destructive testing, priming and painting. The company, founded in 2009 and led by President Brad Hart, operates a 36,000 […]

Whitney Inks Second Add-On for C.J. Foods

Whitney Inks Second Add-On for C.J. Foods

C.J. Foods, a maker of specialty dry pet food for US super-premium brands, has agreed to acquire pet food maker American Nutrition. C.J. Foods has been a portfolio company of J. H. Whitney Capital Partners since June 2014. The firm acquired the business from Trinity Hunt Partners. American Nutrition (ANI) is one of the nation’s […]

Stir Foods Acquires Celtrade

Stir Foods Acquires Celtrade

Stir Foods Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired Celtrade Canada, from Argosy Partners. Celtrade is a private label and contract manufacturer of sauces, dressings and condiments for retail and foodservice customers. The company, led by CEO Chris Bouchard, was founded in 1990 and operates an SQF (Safe Quality Foods) certified 56,000 […]

Westhook Builds Landscaping Empire

Westhook Builds Landscaping Empire

Westhook Capital has acquired Santa Rita Landscaping, a provider of residential and commercial landscaping services. Santa Rita was founded in 1985 by brothers Brian and Garrett Ham and is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. In 2018, the company had revenues of $18.6 million which ranked it as the 114th largest North American lawn care and landscaping […]