Levine Leichtman Exits Regional Rail

Levine Leichtman Exits Regional Rail

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has completed the sale of Regional Rail to 3i Group. LLCP acquired the company in October 2015 from private equity firm FirstCity Crestone. Regional Rail is an operator of short line railroads in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States with over 155 miles of track connecting into a Class […]

Trilantic Sells Franchising Services Company

Trilantic Sells Franchising Services Company

Trilantic North America has sold Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), a franchising system in the home improvement and services sector, to JM Family Enterprises. Trilantic acquired HFC in 2015. HFC’s service brands include Budget Blinds, a provider of blinds, shades, drapery, and other smart home products; Tailored Living, a provider of home storage and organizational products […]

Kinderhook Merges Portfolio Companies

Kinderhook Merges Portfolio Companies

Kinderhook Industries has merged its portfolio companies Intergulf Corporation and STC Industrial to form CIRCON Environmental, a provider of waste management and product recovery services to the petroleum and petrochemical industries. Frank Iezzi, the current CEO of STC Industrial has been named Chief Executive Officer of CIRCON Environmental; and Brandon Velek, the CEO of Intergulf, […]

Saw Mill Acquires Let’s Pave

Saw Mill Acquires Let’s Pave

Saw Mill Capital has acquired Let’s Pave in partnership with the company’s management team who will retain significant ownership and continue to lead the business going forward. Let’s Pave is a national provider of outsourced parking lot maintenance and repair services to multi-location commercial and industrial property owners through a network of preferred, local paving […]

O2 Invests in Frontier Dental Laboratories

O2 Invests in Frontier Dental Laboratories

O2 Investment Partners has acquired Frontier Dental Laboratories, a maker of dental prosthetics. Frontier Dental Laboratories is a full service, multi-site dental laboratory that provides high-end dental prosthetics, removable dental products and implants primarily for the cosmetic dentistry industry. The company’s products include full arch and multi-unit anterior crowns and bridges, veneers, single and multi-posterior […]

Platform Buys Perrin Manufacturing

Platform Buys Perrin Manufacturing

Platform Capital has acquired Perrin Manufacturing including its subsidiaries Dynasys and Tridako Energy Systems. Perrin Manufacturing designs, tests and builds HVAC and auxiliary power systems for off-road, heavy-duty vehicles. The company’s heating and cooling systems are used in earth movers, skid steers, tree mulchers, broom sweepers, tractors, sprayers, road pavers, loaders, road graders and other […]

OpenGate Acquires Specialty Tapes Maker

OpenGate Acquires Specialty Tapes Maker

OpenGate Capital has acquired Duraco Specialty Tapes from UK-based Essentra plc. Duraco is a business-to-business manufacturer of specialty tapes which are used in point-of-purchase displays, appliances, transit packaging, construction, signage, and HVAC applications. Duraco’s application-specific tapes are considered alternatives to mechanical fasteners and traditional glues and offer better adhesion and efficiencies in customer’s assembly operations. […]

Partners Group Buys Blue River PetCare

Partners Group Buys Blue River PetCare

Partners Group has acquired Blue River PetCare, a US-based operator of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. Blue River manages a network of over 90 general practice hospitals and more than 300 veterinarians across 23 states in the US. The company was founded in 2009 by CEO Dan Blumenthal (a former managing partner at private equity […]

Arsenal’s Meridian Keeps Growing

Arsenal’s Meridian Keeps Growing

Meridian Adhesives Group, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired sister companies PolyCom Industries and Eco Dispersions. PolyCom and Eco Dispersions (together PolyCom), both based in Dalton, GA, are makers of adhesives and coatings used primarily in the manufacturing of flooring composites. “Polycom is an innovator in adhesives technologies that address the evolving […]

Aterian Carves Out Chicken and Turkey Biz

Aterian Carves Out Chicken and Turkey Biz

Aterian Investment Partners has acquired Hain Pure Protein for $80 million in a carve-out transaction from The Hain Celestial Group. Hain Pure Protein is comprised of two businesses, Empire Kosher and FreeBird. Mifflintown, PA-based Empire Kosher (EK), founded in 1938, is the largest fresh kosher poultry (chicken and turkey) provider in the United States and […]