NEP Exits Actagro

NEP Exits Actagro

Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) has sold Actagro, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of soil and plant health products, to publicly-traded Nutrien for $340 million. Actagro develops, manufactures, and markets plant nutrient products including fertilizers, fungicides, soil amendments, plant stimulants, and micronutrients. Actagro distributes its products globally through numerous retailers and distributors, including Nutrien’s retail business. […]

Hicks Adds to Standard Industrial

Hicks Adds to Standard Industrial

Standard Industrial Manufacturing Partners, a portfolio company of Hicks Equity Partners, has acquired DH Pump and Supply. Hicks Equity acquired Standard in July 2016. Standard manufactures and distributes replacement parts for a range of pumps that are used in production and completion (the process of making a well ready for production) applications within the oil […]

Sabre Switches Sponsors

Sabre Switches Sponsors

The Jordan Company has agreed to acquire Sabre Industries from Kohlberg & Company which acquired Sabre in August 2012. Sabre is a manufacturer of support structures used in a variety of industries including electric transmission and distribution, wireless communications, renewable energy, oil and gas, and defense. The company’s products include tower and monopole structures; shelters […]

One Rock Grabs Process Solutions

One Rock Grabs Process Solutions

Publicly-traded Newell Brands has signed an agreement to sell its Process Solutions business to One Rock Capital Partners. Process Solutions manufactures custom-designed plastic, nylons, monofilament, and zinc products that are used in health care, consumer, and industrial applications. The business is also the primary supplier of copper-plated zinc penny blanks to the United States mint as […]

The Sterling Group Acquires Polychem

The Sterling Group Acquires Polychem

The Sterling Group has acquired Polychem Corporation, a vertically integrated maker of strapping products and equipment. Polychem is a manufacturer of polyester and polypropylene strapping products in a range of widths, colors, core sizes, and break strengths. The company’s products are used in the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and industrial industries. Polychem operates […]

New Heritage Closes Continental Add-On

New Heritage Closes Continental Add-On

Continental Services, a portfolio company of New Heritage Capital since February 2017, has acquired Sterling Services. Sterling Services is a provider of corporate dining management, office coffee service, catering, foodservice consulting and point-of-sale micro markets. The company was founded in 1986 by Chris Peppo and Ray Friedrich and is based near Detroit in Canton, MI […]

Harkness Invests in Kane Is Able

Harkness Invests in Kane Is Able

Harkness Capital has made an investment in Kane Is Able, a third-party logistics provider. Kane Is Able’s services include nationwide warehousing and distribution, fulfillment, cross-docking, and transportation. The company’s customers – including Gallo, Sam’s Club, AGFA, Dow, and Hain Celestial – are typically consumer goods manufacturers selling through retailers and grocery chains, as well as […]

Littlejohn Capital Buys Western Industries

Littlejohn Capital Buys Western Industries

Littlejohn Capital has acquired Western Industries Plastic Products from Speyside Equity. Western Industries is a designer and manufacturer of large blow-molded finished products and components used by OEMs in the industrial, furniture, sports and leisure, transportation, and lawn and garden sectors.  The company also offers assembly, packing, logistics, and supply chain management services. Western Industries […]

First Atlantic Adds to C-P Flexible Packaging

First Atlantic Adds to C-P Flexible Packaging

C-P Flexible Packaging, a portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital, has acquired Flexo Transparent from Sidereal Capital Group and ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity. Flexo Transparent is a maker of multi-colored flexible packaging products including custom-printed rollstock, bags, pouches and stretch sleeves primarily for food grade and retail consumer products. The company specializes in private […]

TorQuest Acquires RTA Furniture Maker

TorQuest Acquires RTA Furniture Maker

TorQuest Partners has acquired Prepac Manufacturing, a maker of ready-to-assemble (RTA) home furniture. Prepac designs and manufactures bedroom furniture, home office furniture, living room furniture, multimedia furniture, entryway furniture, and storage cabinets. The company maintains a just-in-time inventory and its order-to-ship times, on thousands of daily orders, range from 6 to 48 hours. Prepac sells […]