Alleghany Forms Piedmont, Makes First Acquisition

Alleghany Forms Piedmont, Makes First Acquisition

Alleghany Capital has formed Piedmont Manufacturing Group to acquire Wilbert Plastic Services (WPS). WPS is a provider of injection molded and thermoformed parts and multi-component assemblies used by original equipment manufacturers in the industrial, commercial, transportation, recreational, and medical industries. WPS’ additional capabilities include design and engineering, painting, robotic trimming, logistics, and inventory management. WPS, […]

Novacap Acquires Interest in Globe Electric Company

Novacap Acquires Interest in Globe Electric Company

Novacap has acquired a majority interest in Globe Electric Company. Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Fondaction co-invested on this transaction in partnership with Novacap. Globe Electric is a designer and manufacturer of consumer lighting and other electrical products including light fixtures, power and charging products, and connected home technologies. Globe’s products are sold through more […]

Right Down the Middle, KPS Exits TaylorMade

Right Down the Middle, KPS Exits TaylorMade

KPS Capital Partners has agreed to sell TaylorMade Golf Company to Centroid Investment Partners for $1.6 billion, the largest-ever acquisition in the golfing equipment industry. TaylorMade is a designer and manufacturer of golf equipment including drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, golf balls, bags, and accessories. The Carlsbad, California-based company has a #1 or #2 […]

New Water Sells Custom Made Meals to Stellex

New Water Sells Custom Made Meals to Stellex

After a four-year hold, New Water Capital has sold Custom Made Meals to Stellex Capital Management. In April 2017, New Water acquired sister companies Custom Made Meals, a manufacturer of oven-ready entrees and appetizers, and Custom Corned Beef, a manufacturer of raw and cooked meats (together CMM). Today, CMM is a producer of branded and […]

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 […]

Hellman & Friedman Takes At Home Private

Hellman & Friedman Takes At Home Private

Publicly traded At Home Group has agreed to be acquired by Hellman & Friedman in an all-cash transaction with an enterprise value of $2.8 billion. At Home (NYSE: HOME) is an operator of home décor superstores with 226 stores in 40 states. The company’s stores – which average 110,000 square feet in size – offer […]

CenterOak Rebrands Aakash Chemicals

CenterOak Rebrands Aakash Chemicals

CenterOak Partners has rebranded its portfolio company Aakash Chemicals & Dye-Stuffs (Aakash) to Vivify Specialty Ingredients. Vivify is a manufacturer and distributor of specialty colorants and other functional ingredients used in the personal care and cosmetics, food and beverage, packaging, plastics, coatings and seed treatment sectors. Today, Vivify operates through three divisions: Calico, a provider […]

Spartech Switches Sponsors

Spartech Switches Sponsors

The Jordan Company (TJC) has acquired Spartech, a manufacturer of acrylics and extruded plastics and a portfolio company of Nautic Partners. Spartech’s acrylic products, plastic sheet and rollstock, specialty film laminates, and thermoformed packaging products are used by more than 1,000 North American-based customers in a range of applications in the aerospace & defense, healthcare, […]

Butterfly’s Latest Buy is Eggscelent

Butterfly’s Latest Buy is Eggscelent

Butterfly Equity has acquired Pete and Gerry’s Organics, a producer of free-range and pasture-raised eggs. Pete and Gerry’s dates to the late 1800’s when it operated as a dairy cattle and hen farm founded by the Ward family. Two generations later, Carol Ward, Gerry Laflamme, and Peter Stanton created the Pete and Gerry’s brand to […]

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