Littlejohn Carves Out Kaman Distribution

Littlejohn Carves Out Kaman Distribution

Publicly traded Kaman Corporation has agreed to sell its distribution (Kaman Distribution) segment to Littlejohn for $700 million in cash. Kaman Distribution is a distributor of more than six million items including electro-mechanical, bearings, power transmission, motion control and electrical and fluid power components, as well as automation and MRO supplies, to customers in a […]

LongueVue Invests in Soho Studio

LongueVue Invests in Soho Studio

LongueVue Capital has acquired Soho Studio Corp. and TileBar (together Soho) in partnership with the companies’ founder and CEO Eli Mechlovitz. Soho is a provider of mosaic, tile, and other specialty interior products to residential and commercial contractors, architects, design firms, developers, and individual consumers. The company’s products are sold through a range of channels […]

Norwest Invests in Arteriors

Norwest Invests in Arteriors

Norwest Equity Partners has made an investment in Arteriors, a designer and supplier of lighting fixtures, furniture and accessories. Arteriors’ 1,300 SKUs of lighting fixtures, furniture, wall décor and accessories are manufactured through a third-party network of artisanal factories. Customers of the company include residential and commercial interior designers and specialty retailers. Arteriors was founded […]

Falfurrias Buys Food Business of C.F. Sauer

Falfurrias Buys Food Business of C.F. Sauer

Falfurrias Capital Partners has agreed to acquire the food business assets of The C.F. Sauer Company (Sauer). This transaction includes only Sauer’s food business assets and excludes the company’s real estate portfolio. At closing, the acquired business will be known as Sauer Brands Inc. The C.F. Sauer Company manufactures a line of condiments, spices, seasonings […]

Cortec Acquires Orthopedic Brace Maker

Cortec Acquires Orthopedic Brace Maker

Cortec Group has acquired Aspen Medical Products, a designer and manufacturer of upper and lower spinal orthopedic bracing products. Aspen’s products are primarily used in the acute care market by patients in need of short-term treatment from severe injuries, have urgent medical conditions, and/or are recovering from surgery. Separate from acute care applications, the company’s […]

Clearlake Buys Dude Solutions from Warburg

Clearlake Buys Dude Solutions from Warburg

Clearlake Capital Group has acquired Dude Solutions, a cloud-based software-as-a-service provider of facility management services, from Warburg Pincus which invested in the company in 2014. Dude Solutions provides facilities management services to education, government, healthcare, senior living, manufacturing and membership-based organizations. The company’s products are used to streamline facility maintenance work order and IT help […]

Hudson Hill Forms Fusion Transport

Hudson Hill Forms Fusion Transport

Hudson Hill Capital has formed Fusion Transport to acquire majority equity interests in Global Transport Logistics (GTLi) and Am Trans Expedite. The founders and senior executives of both companies have retained significant equity in the combined company and will continue in key leadership roles. Fusion Transport will be led by Frank Matarazzo, GTLi’s CEO. Am […]

Rotating Machinery Switches Sponsors

Rotating Machinery Switches Sponsors

Cortec Group has acquired Rotating Machinery Services (RMS) from Incline Equity Partners. RMS is a provider of specialty aftermarket repair, maintenance and overhaul services for large, highly engineered rotating machinery including centrifugal compressors, axial air compressors, oil-free screw compressors, expanders and steam turbines. The company has approximately 200 employees, four primary operating locations, and a […]

EQT Sells AutoStore to THL

EQT Sells AutoStore to THL

Thomas H. Lee Partners (THL) has agreed to acquire AutoStore, a provider of cube storage systems including robotics and software, from EQT which acquired the company in January 2017. Members of AutoStore’s management team and EQT will continue to hold minority positions in the company. AutoStore’s systems are used to maximize efficiencies in warehouses by […]

Wynnchurch Buys Cultured Marble Maker

Wynnchurch Buys Cultured Marble Maker

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired MPL Company, a maker of cultured marble bath products. MPL is a build-to-order manufacturer of cultured marble bath products including panels, surrounds, shower pans, and other accessories. Cultured marble is a blend of stone particles, resins, and pigments that is cast in molds to produce specific forms in a range of […]