Transom Buys SemiTorr from Riverlake

Transom Buys SemiTorr from Riverlake

Transom Capital Group has acquired SemiTorr Group, a distributor of gas and fluid handling systems, from Riverlake Partners. SemiTorr Group is a distributor for high purity gas and fluid handling systems and components used in the microelectronics, life sciences and food and beverage markets. The company’s products include process equipment, tubing, hoses, fittings, valves, filtration […]

Platte River Acquires Sherrill

Platte River Acquires Sherrill

Platte River Equity has acquired a controlling interest in Sherrill, a distributor of arborist tools and equipment, from Generation Equity Capital which acquired the company in February 2008. Sherrill was founded in 1960 and according to Platte River Equity is the largest direct marketer and catalog distributor of arborist tools and equipment in North America. […]

H.I.G. Acquires Lipari Foods from Sterling

H.I.G. Acquires Lipari Foods from Sterling

H.I.G. Capital has acquired Lipari Foods from Sterling Investment Partners. H.I.G. is partnering with the founding Lipari family and the current management team on this transaction. Lipari is a distributor of largely perishable perimeter-of-the-store, specialty, and branded food products. The company’s SKUs total more than 25,000 items and span the deli, bakery, dairy, specialty retail, seafood, […]

Goldner Hawn and Tonka Bay Exit Quest

Goldner Hawn and Tonka Bay Exit Quest

Goldner Hawn and Tonka Bay Equity Partners have sold Quest Events to TZP Group. Goldner Hawn and Tonka Bay acquired Quest in partnership with the company’s management team in June 2015 from PVB Capital, Gemini Investors, and Harbert Mezzanine Partners. Quest Events is a provider of rental, distribution, and logistics services for pipe and drape; […]

Shorehill Acquires Functional Devices

Shorehill Acquires Functional Devices

Shorehill Capital has acquired Functional Devices in partnership with the company’s senior management team and its owner Ken Rittmann. Functional Devices is a manufacturer of relays, power supplies, transformers, sensors, enclosures and wireless devices that are used in the HVAC, building and lighting controls, and energy management industries. Company-owned brand names include RIB, one of […]

Pfingsten Keeps Building ZSi-Foster

Pfingsten Keeps Building ZSi-Foster

ZSi-Foster, a manufacturer and supplier of clamping, coupling and strut products and a portfolio company of Pfingsten Partners, has acquired Florida Strut from its owner David Fisher. Florida Strut is a manufacturer of metal strut channels and a distributor of fittings, pipe clamps, utility brackets and other products used in a range of electrical and […]

Aterian Acquires U.S. Zinc

Aterian Acquires U.S. Zinc

Aterian Investment Partners has acquired U.S. Zinc from Votorantim Group. U.S. Zinc is a producer of zinc oxide, zinc dust, and prime western grade (98% pure) zinc metal products used in the tire, chemical, coatings, and agriculture markets. The company, led by CEO Tracy Baugh, has production facilities in Clarksville, TN; Millington, TN; Changshu, China; […]

Sycamore Goes Fishing

Sycamore Goes Fishing

Sycamore Partners has completed its acquisition of Pure Fishing from Newell Brands. In a released statement, Newell Brands stated that gross proceeds from the Pure Fishing divestiture were $1.3 billion. Proceeds from the sale of Pure Fishing, along with the sale of yearbook and class ring seller Jostens to Platinum Equity, are part of Newell’s […]

Trive Invests in California Brazing

Trive Invests in California Brazing

Trive Capital has made an investment in California Brazing, a contract maker of high-tolerance metal parts used in a range of applications. California Brazing specializes in CNC machining, metallic and ceramic vacuum brazing, and heat-treating services for both OEM and Tier 1 defense and communication customers. The company’s products include satellite waveguides, antenna sub-systems, cold […]

Riverside Completes Fourth Add-on for HSI

Riverside Completes Fourth Add-on for HSI

Health and Safety Institute (HSI), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired EMS Safety Services (EMS). EMS is a provider of first aid and CPR training services to healthcare, fire, and law enforcement agencies; as well as large and small businesses, schools, universities, childcare centers, government agencies, community organizations and individual instructors. EMS […]