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 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 […]

Angelo, Gordon & Co. Acquires Benihana

Angelo, Gordon & Co. Acquires Benihana

Benihana, operator of the nation’s largest chain of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Angelo, Gordon & Co. in a transaction valued at approximately $296 million. Under the terms of the merger agreement Angelo Gordon will acquire all of the outstanding shares of […]

Vista Equity Partners Acquires Silverchair Learning Systems

Vista Equity Partners Acquires Silverchair Learning Systems

It was announced today that Vista Equity Partners has acquired Silverchair Learning Systems, a provider of online learning and communication services to the senior care industry. Silverchair Learning Systems (SLS) is an accredited online education and communication systems provider that works with senior care providers who want to improve training and communications (both internal and […]

Comvest Group Invests in Primo Water

Comvest Group Invests in Primo Water

The Comvest Group, through its debt fund, Comvest Capital II L.P., has provided a $15.1 million term loan to Primo Water Corporation, a national provider of water dispensers, bulk bottled water and sparkling beverage appliances. “These new financing arrangements provide Primo with flexibility to execute our growth plans across our product lines,” said Primo CFO […]

BV Investment Partners Invests in Health Information Designs

BV Investment Partners Invests in Health Information Designs

BV Investment Partners today announced that it has made an investment in Health Information Designs (“HID”), a provider of primarily healthcare-related information technology and data analytics services to healthcare organizations. The investment in HID was made in partnership with the Gibson family, who founded the business in 1979. “We are pleased that the Gibson family […]