Wind Point Invests in Tropicale Foods

Wind Point Invests in Tropicale Foods

Wind Point Partners has acquired Tropicale Foods, a manufacturer of frozen novelty products under the Helados Mexico brand. Tropicale Foods’ products include a range of traditional Hispanic offerings, including paletas (ice pops), bolis (ice creams) and mangonada cups (fruit drinks), which are sold in a variety of flavors and pack sizes. The company’s products are […]

Brentwood Buys Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Buys Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Associates has acquired a majority interest in Chicken Salad Chick from Eagle Merchant Partners. Auburn, Georgia-based Chicken Salad Chick is a fast-casual restaurant franchisor that sells 15 different flavors of chicken salad, as well as delicatessen-style sandwiches, side dishes, salads and desserts. The company has 137 locations – approximately 20% are company-owned – in […]

Platte River Builds At-Height Safety Portfolio

Platte River Builds At-Height Safety Portfolio

Platte River Equity has made an investment in GME Supply, a distributor of fall protection, safety equipment and related gear for at-height workers in the telecommunications, wind, solar, industrial and construction markets. GME Supply’s products include fall arrest protection equipment, personal protective gear, harnesses, lanyards, carabiners and hardware, rope and lifelines, rigging, tools and lighting, […]

Gemspring and Shrieve Chemical Partner Up

Gemspring and Shrieve Chemical Partner Up

Gemspring Capital has invested in Shrieve Chemical Company, a distributor of industrial chemicals, performance fluids and specialty lubricants, in partnership with the company’s senior management team. Shrieve Chemical sells more than 700 products sourced from over 600 suppliers and is one of the leading distributors of sulfur and sulfuric acid. The company’s products are sold […]

Jordan Buys Additives Division from Arsenal

Jordan Buys Additives Division from Arsenal

The Jordan Company has purchased the polymer additives division of Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners. The polymer additives division (Polymer Additives) manufactures proprietary and custom polymer additives, dispersions, and performance chemicals used in the rubber, plastic, and engineered wood industries. The company has five facilities and is headquartered in […]

Kensington Equity Buys Surgical Centers

Kensington Equity Buys Surgical Centers

Publicly traded Centric Health Corporation has sold its surgical and medical centers business to Clearpoint Health Network, a new platform company formed by Kensington Equity, for $35 million. With the transaction closed, Clearpoint is now the largest network of independent surgical centers in Canada with locations in Toronto, Mississauga, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver. Toronto-based Centric […]

ClearLight Invests in Top Ice Cream Seller

ClearLight Invests in Top Ice Cream Seller

ClearLight Partners has made an investment in Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream, a franchisor of ice cream shops, in partnership with Handel’s owner Leonard Fisher. Handel’s has 47 corporate and franchised locations in Ohio (20), California (10), Pennsylvania (7), Indiana (2), Texas (2), Oregon (2) and one each in Alabama, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Handel’s menu […]

Pfingsten Closes Tenth Fund V Platform

Pfingsten Closes Tenth Fund V Platform

Pfingsten has acquired Advanced Lighting Concepts (DBA Environmental Lights) in partnership with the company’s founders, Greg and Anne Thorson, and its management team. Environmental Lights is a designer and provider of commercial accent LED lighting used in retail, entertainment, trade show, hospitality, gaming and architectural applications. The company specializes in highly engineered systems that create […]

Just in Time for Christmas, Sun Buys National Tree

Just in Time for Christmas, Sun Buys National Tree

Sun Capital Partners has acquired National Tree Company, an e-commerce wholesaler of seasonal and holiday decorations. National Tree Company’s (NTC) products, totaling more than 4,500 SKUs, include lit and unlit artificial Christmas trees, wreaths and garlands; as well as holiday decorations for Easter, Independence Day and Halloween. Other products include indoor and outdoor artificial bushes […]

Platinum Looks to Buy Biscuit International

Platinum Looks to Buy Biscuit International

Platinum Equity has entered exclusive negotiations with Qualium Investissement to acquire private label biscuit maker Biscuit International. Biscuit International’s products include sweet biscuits and waffles as well as a growing portfolio of organic, low-calorie, sugar-free, gluten-free, and milk-free specialty products. Paris-headquartered Biscuit International was formed in 2016 by Qualium Investissement through the merger of Groupe […]

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