The Carlyle Group Acquires Tok&Stok

The Carlyle Group Acquires Tok&Stok

The Carlyle Group has acquired 60% of Tok&Stok, Brazil’s largest specialty furniture retailer by sales, from founders Ghislaine and Régis Dubrule. Ghislaine Dubrule will remain as CEO of Tok&Stok following the transaction and the founders will retain a 40% stake in the company. “With Carlyle’s support we expect to accelerate our growth in sales, strengthen […]

O2 Investment Partners Acquires Greco Aluminum Railings

O2 Investment Partners Acquires Greco Aluminum Railings

Greco Aluminum Railings, a welded aluminum balcony railing manufacturer, announced today that O2 Investment Partners has partnered with Frank and Larry Greco and acquired a majority interest in the company. Greco is a manufacturer of welded aluminum balcony railing systems for the North American multifamily housing market. Greco serves both the new construction and restoration […]

Clearlake Capital Group Acquires NetMotion Wireless

Clearlake Capital Group Acquires NetMotion Wireless

Clearlake Capital Group has acquired NetMotion, a provider of mobile virtual private network and network performance management software products. Chris Gibbons, a Clearlake Operating Partner and former Chief Information Officer of Microsoft Corporation, will serve as chairman of NetMotion’s board of directors. “For more than a decade, NetMotion has consistently delivered next generation products that […]

Apax Partners Acquires Garda

Apax Partners Acquires Garda

Garda World Security Corporation, a security services firm, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Stephan Cretier, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Garda, and Apax Partners to acquire Garda for C$1.1 billion in cash, including assumed debt. Under the terms of the transaction, the investment consortium will acquire each Class A share […]

Sun Capital Partners Acquires S&N Communications

Sun Capital Partners Acquires S&N Communications

Sun Capital Partners has acquired s, a regional provider of construction and maintenance services to telecom, cable, natural gas and utility companies. S&N’s service offerings include fiber network construction, residential service connections, maintenance and underground utility locating. The company operates 20 field offices in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Florida, and has a network of […]

Argosy Private Equity Acquires Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories

Argosy Private Equity Acquires Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories

Argosy Private Equity and Capricorn Investment Group have acquired the assets of Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories, a clinical testing laboratory providing microbiology, chemistry, toxicology, immunology, and virology testing. Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories (ADL) is a regional full service clinical testing laboratory specializing in high-end toxicology tests, including drug testing for methadone clinics, behavioral centers and pain management […]

Wasserstein Acquires High Pressure Equipment Company

Wasserstein Acquires High Pressure Equipment Company

Wasserstein & Co. has acquired High Pressure Equipment Company, a manufacturer of specialty valves, from the James family, who will retain an ongoing ownership interest. High Pressure Equipment Company is a manufacturer of valves, fittings, tubing and accessories for use in high pressure applications. The company’s products operate at pressures up to 150,000 psi and […]

Boathouse Capital Invests in Hawke Aerospace

Boathouse Capital Invests in Hawke Aerospace

Hawke Aerospace, a helicopter operator and maintenance provider, has closed on a recapitalization transaction with Boathouse Capital. Boathouse Capital invested $6 million in Hawke Aerospace to support its continued growth. Hawke Aerospace is the parent company of helicopter maintenance provider Uniflight; air medical operator Keystone Med-Flight; and Aviation Services, which provides airlift services primarily to […]

Huron Capital Acquires Ronnoco Coffee

Huron Capital Acquires Ronnoco Coffee

Huron Capital Partners has acquired Ronnoco Coffee, a manufacturer and distributer of coffee, tea and related products. This investment was made through the firm’s $350 million third fund which was raised in 2008. Ronnoco Coffee is a manufacturer and distributer of coffee, tea and related products sold to convenience stores, foodservice outlets and offices throughout […]