Ampersand Builds Peptide Maker

Ampersand Builds Peptide Maker

New England Peptide, a portfolio company of Ampersand Capital Partners since October 2019, has acquired Peptides International. A peptide is a chain of no more than 50 amino acids and they have the same structure as proteins which are composed of chains of hundreds to thousands of amino acids. Simply, a peptide is the scientific […]

Wind Point Closes 4th Pet Products Add-On

Wind Point Closes 4th Pet Products Add-On

Targeted PetCare, a portfolio company (formerly known as Pestell Pet Products) of Wind Point Partners, has acquired sWheat Scoop from Farmers Union Industries. sWheat is a manufacturer of branded, 100% wheat-based, biodegradable cat litter products that are sold through both retailers and distributors.The company, led by General Manager Bob Larson, was founded in 1994 and […]

Audax Adds to Aspen Surgical

Audax Adds to Aspen Surgical

Aspen Surgical, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, has acquired Beatty Marketing & Sales. Beatty is a provider of orthopedic products, including foam positioners, sterile positioning kits, and suture retrievers to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company was founded in 1987 by Jeff and Hazel Beatty and is based in Redmond, Washington. Aspen […]

Wind Point’s Kleinfelder Adds On

Wind Point’s Kleinfelder Adds On

The Kleinfelder Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners since November 2018, has acquired the geotechnical, environmental, and materials testing division of Advantage Engineers (Advantage G&E). Advantage G&E provides its services to commercial and government clients in the Mid-Atlantic region, operating across the industrial real estate, transportation, energy, and utilities markets. Following the close […]

Summit Partners Adds to FineLine

Summit Partners Adds to FineLine

FineLine Technologies, a portfolio company of Summit Partners, has acquired Consolidated Printing, a provider of printed tickets for professional and collegiate sporting events and major entertainment and event venues throughout the United States. Consolidated Printing is a full-service commercial printer that specializes in the design, printing and delivery of event tickets. Customers of the company […]

Hudson Ferry Carves Dake from JSJ

Hudson Ferry Carves Dake from JSJ

Laguna Tools, a portfolio company of Hudson Ferry Capital, has acquired Dake Corporation from JSJ Corporation. Dake is a manufacturer of presses, bandsaws and other machine tools used in the metalworking industry. The company was founded in 1887 and is based in Grand Haven, Michigan. The company was acquired by JSJ in 1940. Irvine, California-based […]

Stellex Closes Second Grammer Add-On

Stellex Closes Second Grammer Add-On

Grammer Industries, a portfolio company of Stellex Capital Management, has acquired LiMarCo Logistics. Grammer is a provider of transportation and logistics services for specialty and hazardous chemicals including anhydrous ammonia, liquefied petroleum gases, carbon dioxide, and nitric acid. The company’s services include transportation, transloading, terminaling, and handling of chemicals and hazardous materials. LiMarCo Logistics is […]

CORE Adds ICOMold to MCT

CORE Adds ICOMold to MCT

Midwest Composite Technologies, a portfolio company of CORE Industrial Partners, has acquired ICOMold. ICOMold is a custom plastic injection molder and a provider of CNC machining to customers that are active in the medical, consumer, industrial, electronics and transportation sectors. ICOMold’s primary manufacturing capabilities are complemented by a range of value-added secondary processes including ultrasonic […]

Waud Capital Says Let’s Be Safe Out There

Waud Capital Says Let’s Be Safe Out There

Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners, has acquired Martech Media, a provider of industrial technologies training services. Waud Capital acquired HSI from The Riverside Company in September 2019. Martech Media (DBA Martech Training Services) provides e-learning and classroom-based training services to employees active in the electrical generation, oil and […]

Leeds’ BARBRI Buys Kaplan’s Altior

Leeds’ BARBRI Buys Kaplan’s Altior

BARBRI, a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, has acquired Kaplan Altior, a provider of professional training and assessment services, from Kaplan, Inc. Cardiff-headquartered Altior, which was acquired by Kaplan in July 2008, provides classroom-based, online and in-house skills training and assessments to the legal and professional services sectors across the UK. The company’s regulated […]