Drew Foam Switches Sponsors

Drew Foam Switches Sponsors

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired Drew Foam, a maker of expanded polystyrene foam products, from Branford Castle. Drew Foam’s products are used in industrial, construction, cold chain pharmaceutical and food applications, and consumer markets. The company, led by CEO Bill Givens, was founded in 1965 and is headquartered 80 miles south of Little Rock in Monticello, […]

Gemspring to Sell Therma to Blackstone

Gemspring to Sell Therma to Blackstone

Gemspring Capital has agreed to sell Therma Holdings to Blackstone Energy Partners. Therma specializes in complex HVAC, high purity process piping, and process controls for cleanrooms, laboratories, and high-tech manufacturing facilities. Customers of Therma include general contractors, construction managers and owners in the technology, biopharmaceutical, data center and semiconductor industries. Therma, which performed the original […]

Jordan Closes Sixth Dental Products Add-On

Jordan Closes Sixth Dental Products Add-On

Young Innovations, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, has acquired Preat Corporation, a provider of dental implant components, attachments and tools. Preat was founded in 1980 by Thomas Bormes and is headquartered north of Los Angeles in Santa Maria, California. President Chris Bormes, the son of the founder, will continue to lead the business […]

Carlyle Back Again at Manna Pro

Carlyle Back Again at Manna Pro

The Carlyle Group has acquired a majority stake in Manna Pro Products from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Manna Pro is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty pet care products including food, treats, and other health and wellness products for dogs, cats, horses, chickens, goats, and other companion pets. Manna Pro is led by CEO John […]

Corinthian Sells Eastern Wholesale Fence

Corinthian Sells Eastern Wholesale Fence

Corinthian Capital has sold Eastern Wholesale Fence, a manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial fence products, to Center Rock Capital Partners and Leelanau Private Capital. Corinthian acquired Eastern Wholesale in April 2017. Eastern Wholesale Fence supplies a full line of wood, vinyl, and chain-link fences; aluminum and steel ornamental products; welded mesh, guide rail, […]

Wheel Pros Adds Another

Wheel Pros Adds Another

Wheel Pros, a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital has acquired Performance Replicas, a distributor of factory reproduction replica wheels. Performance Replicas was founded in 2010 by Dave Berry and is headquartered in Riverside, California. Wheel Pros currently carries Performance Replicas wheels as part of its product catalog and expects to grow the brand through added […]

Emerald and HCI Build Pacific Defense

Emerald and HCI Build Pacific Defense

Pacific Defense, a portfolio company of HCI Equity Partners and Emerald Lake Capital Management, has acquired Spear Research. Spear Research provides engineering-related research and development to the US government. The company specializes in radar and electronic warfare, signals intelligence, autonomous command and control, algorithm development, data analytics, hardware design and development, and integration and test […]

Warburg Sweeps Away SCA

Warburg Sweeps Away SCA

Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire Sweeping Corp of America from Soundcore Capital Partners. Cleveland-headquartered Sweeping Corporation of America (SCA) provides street, parking lot and construction site sweeping, catch basin cleaning, pavement maintenance and snow management to state, municipal, commercial, industrial and construction customers. The company, led by CEO Christopher Valerian, has more than 900 […]

GTCR-Backed Resonetics Acquires HTI Medical

GTCR-Backed Resonetics Acquires HTI Medical

Resonetics, a portfolio company of GTCR, has acquired the medical business unit (HTI Medical) of Hutchinson Technology, a subsidiary of TDK. HTI Medical fabricates and assembles micro-components for medical devices used in minimally-invasive conventional and robotic surgery applications. The business employs more than 150 engineers, technicians and associates, and is based 60 miles west of […]

Oak Hill and CPPIB Continue Berlin Build

Oak Hill and CPPIB Continue Berlin Build

Berlin Packaging, a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has acquired Consolidated Bottle Corporation. The buy of Consolidated Bottle expands Berlin Packaging’s operations in Canada. Consolidated Bottle is a supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures used in the personal care, pharmaceutical, cannabis, food, beverage […]