Thompson Street Buys PKWARE

Thompson Street Buys PKWARE

Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP) has acquired PKWARE, a provider of data security products. PKWARE, the creator of the .ZIP file format, is a provider of enterprise software that provides encryption and data compression capabilities to thousands of regulated enterprises in the banking, financial services, healthcare and government sectors. “For decades PKWARE has provided mission-critical […]

Eberhart Buys Another Equipment Rental Biz

Eberhart Buys Another Equipment Rental Biz

Eberhart Capital has acquired The Equipment Source, a tool and equipment rental company serving both contractors and consumers. Eberhart Capital has prior experience in the equipment rental sector through the acquisition of Contractor Sales & Service (CSS) in July 2014. CSS rents and offers for sale single man lifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, forklifts and […]

CD&R to Buy to Radio Systems

CD&R to Buy to Radio Systems

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has agreed to acquire Radio Systems Corporation, a maker and retailer of pet supplies and accessories. Radio Systems designs and manufactures more than 2,000 pet products under such brand names as Invisible Fence, PetSafe, and SportDOG. The company’s products include pet training and containment systems, food and water dispensers, and bedding […]

CenterOak Forms SurfacePrep

CenterOak Forms SurfacePrep

CenterOak Partners has formed SurfacePrep as a new platform to combine its investments in GNAP and 10 add-on acquisitions completed over the past 18 months. CenterOak acquired GNAP, a specialty distributor of industrial products, from Frontenac in November 2018. GNAP is a national distributor of industrial abrasive products, equipment, specialty ceramics and provides ancillary services […]

Arcline Buys Pacific Avenue’s Unitec Elevator

Arcline Buys Pacific Avenue’s Unitec Elevator

Arcline Investment Management has acquired Unitec Elevator from Pacific Avenue Capital Partners. Unitec Elevator is a provider of elevator maintenance, modernization, and code compliance services in New York City, Northern New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County. The company has over 3,400 elevators under maintenance contract and is involved with more than 55 active modernization […]

Boyne Partners With Pilot Power

Boyne Partners With Pilot Power

Boyne Capital has partnered with management to acquire Pilot Power Group, a provider of electric utility billing and data management services, and energy procurement strategies. Pilot’s services are used by communities, commercial, and industrial customers in the Western US to lower utility costs, reduce commodity price-related risks, and provide greater procurement flexibility than utility-based suppliers […]

Norwegian Cruise Lines Builds Liquidity with L Catterton

Norwegian Cruise Lines Builds Liquidity with L Catterton

L Catterton has provided $400 million in exchangeable notes to NCL Corporation (NCLC), a subsidiary of publicly traded Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL). Norwegian Cruise Lines (NYSE: NCLH) is a global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. The company’s cruise itineraries range from a few days […]

KPS Buys Baker Hughes Rod Lift Business

KPS Buys Baker Hughes Rod Lift Business

KPS Capital Partners has agreed to acquire the Lufkin rod lift business from publicly traded Baker Hughes. Lufkin is a provider of rod lift products, technologies, and services that are used in the energy sector to pump oil and gas to the surface through the use of artificial pressure. Lufkin’s products include surface pumping units, […]

Altaris Acquires Drug Business from 3M

Altaris Acquires Drug Business from 3M

Altaris Capital Partners has acquired Kindeva Drug Delivery, formerly known as 3M Drug Delivery Systems, from 3M for $650 million. Kindeva Drug Delivery is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that specializes in formulation, product development, and commercial manufacturing for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. The company has specific expertise in developing inhalation, transdermal, […]

Jerky Maker Returns Home

Jerky Maker Returns Home

Sonoma Brands has acquired KRAVE Pure Foods from Amplify Snack Brands, a business unit of The Hershey Company. KRAVE Pure Foods is a producer of gourmet meat, poultry, and plant-based protein snacks. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Sonoma Brands invests in high-growth consumer brands. The firm was founded […]