Centerbridge Partners Acquires Reddy Ice

Centerbridge Partners Acquires Reddy Ice

Reddy Ice Holdings today announced that, having closed its previously announced financing arrangements, it has consummated its voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization. Effective today, the company emerged from Chapter 11 protection substantially de-levered and with a capital structure that provides the financial flexibility to further invest in the long-term growth of its business. The company is […]

Goldman Sachs Capital Partners Invests in Plastipak

Goldman Sachs Capital Partners Invests in Plastipak

Plastipak Holdings, a supplier of plastic packaging to consumer product companies, announced today that GS Capital Partners (GSCP) has agreed to make a significant equity investment in the company. Plastipak has been owned and run by the Young Family since 1967. The Young Family will continue to hold a majority stake in Plastipak following the […]

Marlin Equity Partners Acquires Openwave Messaging and Openwave Mobility

Marlin Equity Partners Acquires Openwave Messaging and Openwave Mobility

Marlin Equity Partners announced today that it has acquired the Messaging and Mediation product businesses from Openwave Systems. Marlin has renamed the acquired businesses Openwave Messaging and Openwave Mobility and will operate each business as a standalone platform. Openwave Messaging provides core e-mail and voicemail software services to telecommunications service providers, mobile operators and cable […]

Southport Lane to Acquire Dallas National Insurance Company

Southport Lane to Acquire Dallas National Insurance Company

Private equity firm Southport Lane, through its subsidiary Lonestar Holdco, has reached an agreement with Dallas National Insurance Holdings to acquire 100% of Dallas National Insurance Company, a Texas based property and casualty insurer. Dallas National Insurance Company is a property and casualty insurance company which writes predominantly worker’s compensation and general liability insurance. The […]

Sycamore Partners Acquires Talbots

Sycamore Partners Acquires Talbots

Talbots, a specialty women’s retailer, and Sycamore Partners today announced that they have entered into an agreement whereby Sycamore Partners will acquire all the outstanding common stock of the company for $2.75 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $369 million, including debt and other adjustments. “We believe in the Talbots brand […]

Aterian Investment Partners Acquires Burner Systems International

Aterian Investment Partners Acquires Burner Systems International

Aterian Investment Partners announced today that it has acquired Burner Systems International, a supplier of gas appliance components, from Dyson Investments and other equity partners. “For more than 50 years, Burner Systems has been the recognized global leader providing the broadest product offering in the industry. With this investment, Burner Systems has been provided the necessary […]

Thomas H. Lee Partners to Acquire Fogo de Chão

Thomas H. Lee Partners to Acquire Fogo de Chão

Thomas H. Lee Partners (THL) announced today that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire Fogo de Chão Churrascaria (“Fogo”), a group of Brazilian themed fine dining, full-service restaurants, from GP Investments. “With three new restaurants opened in the past 12 months, Fogo has charted a compelling growth path. We couldn’t be […]

Water Street Acquires Breg

Water Street Acquires Breg

Orthofix International announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its Sports Medicine Business Unit, Breg, Inc., to Water Street Healthcare Partners. The purchase price was $157.5 million less normal and customary working capital adjustments and indebtedness. Breg provides a portfolio of sports braces (knee, elbow, shoulder, spine and foot) and cold therapy products […]

Kilmer Capital Partners Acquires Atelka

Kilmer Capital Partners Acquires Atelka

It was announced today that Kilmer Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in Atelka, a contract management services company. “This transaction will allow us to inject new funds in the organization in order to sustain its performance, expand our services and explore new markets,” said Georges Karam, CEO of Atelka. Atelka is a call […]