AEI’s American Pacific Keeps Rocketing

AEI’s American Pacific Keeps Rocketing

 American Pacific, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners (AEI), has made an investment in Frontier Aerospace. Frontier is a developer and maker of liquid propulsion rocket engines and attitude control systems used in defense, earth orbit and deep space applications, as well as lunar landers. Frontier’s propulsion systems are currently slated for two lunar […]

Probo Medical Acquires SonoDepot

Probo Medical Acquires SonoDepot

Probo Medical, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners since October 2018, has acquired SonoDepot. SonoDepot is a national provider of ultrasound maintenance, service, repair and equipment sales to hospitals, physician offices and imaging centers. SonoDepot, led by President Floyd McAuliffe and CEO Jack McAuliffe, was founded in 1985 and is headquartered near Orlando in […]

J.F. Lehman Adds to Marine Platform

J.F. Lehman Adds to Marine Platform

International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA), a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, has acquired Main Industries. Main Industries provides surface preparation and coating services to the US Navy, US and foreign flag commercial vessels, and industrial customers. The company also provides scaffolding and environmental containment services. Employee-owned Main Industries was founded in 1976 […]

Clearspring’s Ambulance Platform Races Ahead

Clearspring’s Ambulance Platform Races Ahead

Demers Braun Ambulance, a portfolio company of Clearspring Capital Partners, has acquired Medix Specialty Vehicles. Demers Braun Ambulance traces its roots back to 1892 when it began making buggies, carriages, ambulances and hearses. Clearspring acquired Demers Ambulance in November 2016 in partnership with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). In February 2018, Demers […]

Pfingsten Closes Third Add-On for Full Spectrum

Pfingsten Closes Third Add-On for Full Spectrum

Full Spectrum Group, a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners, has acquired Analytical Maintenance Services. Full Spectrum (FSG) is a provider of repair, maintenance, and validation services for laboratory instrumentation. Validation ensures that a product, service, or system meets requirements and specifications and is a required component of ISO 9000 certification. FSG offers service contracts, preventative […]

Tailwind Corners the Trench Safety Market

Tailwind Corners the Trench Safety Market

National Trench Safety has agreed to merge with Trench Plate Rental Company, a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital. Trench Plate Rental (TPR) is a provider of trench safety equipment and services used by utilities and contractors during underground construction and other infrastructure projects. Tailwind acquired TPR in 2020 from Oaktree Capital Management. TPR’s products include […]

Wind Point Adds Again to Specialty Chemical Platform

Wind Point Adds Again to Specialty Chemical Platform

Ascensus Specialties, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, has acquired Strem Chemicals. Strem is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals used in the life sciences and microelectronics sectors. The company’s products include high-purity, research-grade catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls and CVD/ALD (atomic layer deposition and chemical vapor deposition) precursors that are used by manufacturers, researchers […]

Kinderhook Seeks Key for Every Door

Kinderhook Seeks Key for Every Door

Quickly following its buy of Midwest Keyless last month, Kinderhook has added on again to Automotive Keys Group with the buy of International Key Supply. International Key Supply is a provider of automotive keys and remotes, programming tools, key machines, and related accessories to locksmiths, wholesale distributors, and online shoppers. Company-owned brand names include Keyless2Go […]

Gridiron’s AML Continues International Add-On Spree

Gridiron’s AML Continues International Add-On Spree

Gridiron Capital has once again closed an international add-on for its AML RightSource platform with the buy of Passcon GmbH. AML is a Cleveland-based provider of anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and other financial crimes reporting and compliance services to both bank and non-bank financial institutions. AML was founded in 2004 to assist small and […]

Audax Adds Shoe Cover Maker to Aspen

Audax Adds Shoe Cover Maker to Aspen

Aspen Surgical Products, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, has acquired BlueMed Medical Supplies. Montreal-headquartered BlueMed is a manufacturer of disposable shoe covers and other personal protection products used in healthcare, pharmaceutical, and laboratory facilities. The company is led by President Michel Kassar. “We are very excited to join forces with Aspen and contribute […]