Southfield Builds ARC

Southfield Builds ARC

American Refrigeration Company, a portfolio company of Southfield Capital, has acquired Capitol Engineering, a provider of HVAC services. Capitol Engineering’s services include system design, installation, monitoring, maintenance and repair. The company serves commercial and industrial customers throughout New England. Capitol Engineering was founded in 1937 by Clarence Chaisson and acquired by long-time employee John Frugard […]

ZMC Buys The Second City

ZMC Buys The Second City

ZMC has acquired The Second City, a provider of improvisation and sketch-based comedy entertainment and education. ZMC acquired Second City, led by President Steve Johnston, from co-owners Andrew Alexander and D’Arcy Stuart. The Second City was founded in Chicago in 1959 and operates a wide range of in-person and digital programming, offers comedic education services, […]

Birch Hill Carves Specialty Chemical Biz from Superior

Birch Hill Carves Specialty Chemical Biz from Superior

Publicly traded Superior Plus has agreed to sell its specialty chemicals business to Birch Hill Equity Partners for a total consideration of C$725 million. Superior Plus (TSX: SPB) is a distributor and retailer of propane products and liquid fuels as well as a provider of propane-consuming equipment including tanks and cylinders. The company also provides […]

Arcline’s IPS Buys IRP Group

Arcline’s IPS Buys IRP Group

Integrated Polymer Solutions, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has acquired IRP Group. Arcline acquired Integrated Polymer Solutions from Industrial Growth Partners in July 2019. IRP is a designer and manufacturer of elastomeric sealing components used by OEM and other manufacturers in the medical device, aerospace and defense sectors. IRP was founded in 1999 […]

IBM Continues Spree with Buy of Taos from Bunker Hill

IBM Continues Spree with Buy of Taos from Bunker Hill

Bunker Hill Capital has sold Taos Mountain, an IT managed services provider, to IBM. San Jose-based Taos provides multi-cloud cloud consulting and managed services to North America-based companies that are active in the technology, financial services, healthcare, retail, transportation and education sectors. Taos, led by CEO Hamilton Yu, specializes in public cloud technologies and has […]

Bertram Sells Flow Control Group to KKR

Bertram Sells Flow Control Group to KKR

KKR has agreed to acquire Flow Control Group (FCG) from Bertram Capital. FCG is a distributor of flow control and industrial automation products, FCG’s products include pumps, filtration, air compression, dehydration and purification equipment; instrumentation and controls; sealing, tubing, and hoses; and other related products. The company also provides various on-site services including repair, calibration […]

Presco Polymers Adds On Again

Presco Polymers Adds On Again

Presco Polymers, a portfolio company of River Associates since February 2019, has acquired William Frick & Company. William Frick is a designer, manufacturer, and reseller of labeling and marking products including custom labels, signs, tags, markers, nameplates, and radio frequency identification (RFID) products used in the utility (electric, telecommunications, cablevision), OEM, aerospace, logistics, and asset […]

Aterian’s Bright Buys Bocchi

Aterian’s Bright Buys Bocchi

Bright International, a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners, has acquired Bocchi Laboratories from its family ownership. Aterian acquired Bright International in August 2019. Bocchi Laboratories is a high volume contract manufacturer of liquid personal care products including shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams, gels, and fragrances. Headquartered near Los Angeles in Santa Clarita, California, the company […]

Graycliff on the Rise with Buy of Ballymore

Graycliff on the Rise with Buy of Ballymore

Graycliff Partners has acquired Ballymore, a manufacturer of safety-centric equipment used by retailers, OEMs, and distribution customers, from Osage Partners. Ballymore was founded in by John Colgan in 1945 as a manufacturer of rolling ladders. Today, the company is a maker of steel, aluminum, and stainless steel electric lifts, ladders, work platforms, portable loading docks, […]

Beekman Adds Doors to Windows

Beekman Adds Doors to Windows

GED Integrated, a portfolio company of The Beekman Group, has acquired Norfield, a provider equipment used in the door manufacturing sector. Norfield’s prehung door manufacturing and processing machinery includes cutters, hinge and jamb routers, assemblers, stack feeders, and machining centers sold under the Eagle and Magnum brands. The company also provides field technical services, as […]