ProAmpac Adds Rapid Action Packaging

ProAmpac Adds Rapid Action Packaging

ProAmpac, a portfolio company of Pritzker Private Capital, has acquired Rapid Action Packaging, a manufacturer of cellulose-based packaging products, from Ludgate, a London-based private equity firm. Rapid Action Packaging (RAP) is a designer and manufacturer of packaging used for prepared foods sold at retail, including sandwiches, wraps, chicken tenders and salads. RAP is led by […]

Kinderhook Closes Busy 2020

Kinderhook Closes Busy 2020

Kinderhook Industries is continuing its busy ways with the recently announced buys of healthcare provider AbsoluteCARE, and the buy of modular space provider VESTA Housing. In December 2020, Kinderhook closed 10 acquisitions giving the firm 30 closed transactions for all of 2020. The buys of AbsoluteCARE and VESTA are Kinderhook’s 7th and 8th platforms in […]

MiddleGround Pursues Power and Transmission Investments

MiddleGround Pursues Power and Transmission Investments

MiddleGround Capital has acquired Attala Steel, a manufacturer and distributor of steel foundation components that are used for ground-mounted utility-scale solar photovoltaic installations. Attala’s manufacturing capabilities include milling, fabrication and galvanizing and its products include galvanized I-beam posts, mounting rack supports, galvanized H-pilings (structural beams that are dimensionally square) and driven pier structures. The company […]

High Road Closes First Add-On for JHFoster

High Road Closes First Add-On for JHFoster

JHFoster, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners and a distributor of automation and motion control products, has acquired the assets of the distribution business of Motion Tech Automation. The distribution segment of Motion Tech (MTD) is a distributor of automation, motion control and sensor products to an array of end markets. The buy […]

Peak Rock Keeps Rolling in the Dough

Peak Rock Keeps Rolling in the Dough

Peak Rock Capital has acquired sister companies Shipley Franchise Company and Shipley Do-nut Flour & Supply Co. (together “Shipley”). Shipley is a quick-service restaurant franchisor that sells more than sixty varieties of donuts, kolaches (a “pig in a blanket” breakfast sandwich), and beverages including coffee, hot chocolate, and fruit juices. Houston-based Shipley’s was founded in […]

Arcline Continues Build of Specialty Electronics Platform

Arcline Continues Build of Specialty Electronics Platform

Arcline Investment Management has acquired Ohmega Technologies, a maker of thin-film electronic resistive materials. Ohmega’s thin film products, sold under the OhmegaPly brand, are made of a nickel-phosphorous alloy (from 0.05 to 1.00 microns) that is electrodeposited on a copper-conducting layer of foil (from 17 microns to 35 microns) and are used as part of […]

IOP Steps Up with Buy of Little Giant

IOP Steps Up with Buy of Little Giant

Industrial Opportunity Partners has acquired Little Giant Ladder Systems in partnership with the company’s management team and its owners. Little Giant is a designer, marketer and manufacturer of ladders, stepladders and stepstools, extension ladders, and safety cages. Little Giant’s products are used by do-it-yourselfers and professional customers and are sold through brick-and-mortar, e-commerce, and industrial […]

AEA Sells TricorBraun to Ares and Ontario Teachers’

AEA Sells TricorBraun to Ares and Ontario Teachers’

Ares Management and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board have agreed to acquire a majority interest in TricorBraun, a rigid and flexible packaging supplier, from AEA Investors. TricorBraun is one of the largest North American distributors of primary packaging including glass containers, closures, dispensers, tubes and flexibles. Customers of the company include numerous consumer packaged goods […]

Incline Exits Lynx Franchising

Incline Exits Lynx Franchising

Incline Equity Partners has sold LYNX Franchising, a multi-brand provider of business-to-business commercial services, to MidOcean Partners. Incline acquired Premium Franchise Brands, the owner of the commercial janitorial cleaning brand JAN-PRO and residential cleaning brand Maid Right, in October 2016. In February 2019, LYNX completed the add-on acquisition of Intelligent Office and renamed Premium Franchise […]

Independent Sponsor Valley Ridge Buys Trailer Maker

Independent Sponsor Valley Ridge Buys Trailer Maker

ALCOM, a portfolio company of Hudson Ferry Capital and a designer and manufacturer of specialty trailers, has been sold to Valley Ridge Investment Partners. ALCOM is a manufacturer of open and enclosed aluminum trailers, including cargo haulers, car haulers, snow trailers, flat/open carriers and horse/livestock trailers. ALCOM’s products are sold through more than 500 dealerships […]