Signature Systems Switches Sponsors

Signature Systems Switches Sponsors

Center Rock Capital Partners has acquired Signature Systems Group, a manufacturer of composite ground protection products, from Linsalata Capital Partners which acquired the company in March 2013 from Dubin Clark & Company. Signature Systems manufactures composite matting products that are used for ground protection in industrial applications, for stadium turf protection, and as temporary event […]

Audax Buys Reedy

Audax Buys Reedy

Audax Private Equity has acquired Reedy Industries in partnership with the founding Reedy family and the company’s management team. Reedy Industries is a provider of commercial HVAC services and mechanical services to commercial, industrial, and municipal buildings in the Midwest. The company has more than 6,000 customers and is a market leader within the Chicagoland […]

Wind Point Acquires A&R Logistics

Wind Point Acquires A&R Logistics

Wind Point has acquired A&R Logistics, a provider of dry bulk logistics services to manufacturers and distributors of chemicals and plastics, from Mason Wells which acquired the company in January 2013. A&R’s services include transportation, warehousing, packaging, distribution, and third-party logistics management. The company operates a national network of nearly 50 facilities, a fleet of […]

AUA Forms New Food Platform

AUA Forms New Food Platform

AUA Private Equity Partners has formed Gourmet Culinary Holdings (GCH) as a new platform to acquire US-based premium specialty food manufacturers serving the foodservice and retail sectors. The new platform already has two operating companies. In March, GCH acquired 100% of the equity of Gourmet Kitchen, a Neptune, NJ-based manufacturer of specialty prepared foods for […]

Blue Point Buys TAS from TEAM

Blue Point Buys TAS from TEAM

Blue Point Capital Partners has acquired TAS Environmental Services (TAS), a provider of environmental and industrial services, from TEAM Partners. TAS Environmental is a regional environmental services company that provides industrial services, emergency and spill response, wastewater disposal, transportation, box rental and terminal services. TAS, led by CEO Ed Genovese, operates out of 13 locations […]

Gridiron Acquires Colibri from Quad-C

Gridiron Acquires Colibri from Quad-C

Gridiron Capital has acquired Colibri Group, a national provider of online learning services for professionals operating in regulated end markets, from Quad-C. Colibri Group operates a family of brands that provide online education for qualifying licensure and continuing education to professionals in the healthcare, financial services and real estate sectors. The company also offers news, […]

Hellman & Friedman Closes Ultimate Software Buy

Hellman & Friedman Closes Ultimate Software Buy

Publicly-traded Ultimate Software (NASDAQ: ULTI), a provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) and employee experience software, has been acquired by Hellman & Friedman for $11 billion. Other investors in the transaction include Blackstone, GIC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), and JMI Equity. This transaction was first announced on February 4, 2019. Ultimate Software’s […]

Brown Brothers Buys 700 Valve

Brown Brothers Buys 700 Valve

BBH Capital Partners has acquired 700 Valve Supply, a master distributor of specialty industrial valves used in oil and gas refining, petrochemicals and power generation. 700 Valve’s previous ownership group has retained a significant stake in the business. 700 Valve stocks more than 40,000 valves including floating ball valves for high-pressure applications, nickel alloy valves […]

Bain Buys Imperial Dade, Audax Remains Investor

Bain Buys Imperial Dade, Audax Remains Investor

Bain Capital Private Equity has signed an agreement to acquire Imperial Dade, a distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, from Audax Private Equity. Audax made a growth equity investment in Imperial Dade in January 2016 and will remain an investor in the company alongside Bain Capital. Imperial Dade is one of the largest […]

One Rock Closes Newell Carve-Out

One Rock Closes Newell Carve-Out

One Rock Capital Partners has closed its buy of the Process Solutions business of publicly-traded Newell Brands. Process Solutions manufactures custom-designed plastic, nylons, monofilament, and zinc products that are used in health care, consumer, and industrial applications. The business is also the primary supplier of copper-plated zinc penny blanks to the United States mint as […]