Trivest Invests in Wise Company

Trivest Invests in Wise Company

Trivest Partners has completed an investment in Wise Company, a supplier of freeze dried and dehydrated food products for the emergency preparedness and outdoor markets. Wise represents the 11th platform company investment in Trivest Fund IV, a $325 million fund. Brian NeVille, Wise CEO and shareholder, along with Wise’s current management team, will continue to […]

Harbour Group Acquires Bossard Metrics

Harbour Group Acquires Bossard Metrics

Lindstrom Metric, a portfolio company of the Harbour Group, has acquired Bossard Metrics, a distributor of metric fasteners and subsidiary of global fastener company Bossard Group. “Harbour Group demonstrated strong operational and industry experience throughout this process,” said David Dean, CEO of Bossard Group. “Their experience, combined with their ability to move quickly and in […]

Summer Street Invests in Midwest Technical Institute

Summer Street Invests in Midwest Technical Institute

Summer Street Capital Partners has made an investment in Midwest Technical Institute, a private, post-secondary school. This transaction is Summer Street’s third platform investment in the post-secondary career school industry and the second investment in their third fund. Brian Huff, founder of Midwest Technical Institute (MTI), will continue to serve as the school’s President and […]

VMG Partners Exits Snack Factory

VMG Partners Exits Snack Factory

VMG Partners has completed the sale of Snack Factory, a producer of pretzel-shaped crackers under the brand name Pretzel Crisps®, to Snyder’s-Lance for $340 million. “The opportunity to help develop Pretzel Crisps® illustrates VMG’s ability to work with creative individuals who have a vision for the companies they founded,” said Michael Mauze, a Managing Director […]

KRG Capital Partners Invests in Home Solutions

KRG Capital Partners Invests in Home Solutions

KRG Capital Partners has completed an investment in Home Solutions Holdings, a provider of home infusion therapy services. This investment represents the 13th platform company for KRG’s $1.96 billion Fund IV and its 4th platform investment in the healthcare sector. Home Solutions is a provider of home infusion therapy services located throughout the Northeastern and […]

Wingate Partners Acquires Nekoosa Coated Products

Wingate Partners Acquires Nekoosa Coated Products

Wingate Partners has acquired Nekoosa Coated Products, a manufacturer of specialty paper products, from Dunsirn Partners and PS Capital Partners. Nekoosa Coated Products is a manufacturer of specialty paper products including carbonless cutsheet and digital carbonless paper for businesses and institutions such as printers, banks and hospitals. The business was part of 3M until it […]

Sverica Invests in Inpatient Medical Services

Sverica Invests in Inpatient Medical Services

Sverica International has completed an investment in Inpatient Medical Services, a provider of outsourced hospitalist physician programs in Northern Ohio. Inpatient Medical Services (IMS) is a provider of outsourced hospitalist physician programs to acute care facilities and community primary care physicians throughout Northern Ohio. IMS serves over 150,000 patients through healthcare systems located in the […]

Baird Capital Partners Acquires Auctions In Motion

Baird Capital Partners Acquires Auctions In Motion

American Auto Auction Group, a portfolio company of Baird Capital Partners, has acquired Auctions In Motion, a provider of dealer consignment auction services. American Auto Auction Group (AAAG) was established by Baird Capital Partners in early 2010 in partnership with industry veterans to execute an acquisition platform strategy in the whole car auction market. Auto […]

Kelso & Company Acquires Swank Audio Visuals

Kelso & Company Acquires Swank Audio Visuals

Kelso & Company has acquired Swank Audio Visuals, a provider of audiovisual and event technology services. Swank will be merged with Kelso’s existing portfolio company PSAV Presentation Services. “PSAV and Swank are industry leaders with impressive histories of growth, innovation, and best-in-class customer service,” said Steve Dutton, Vice President at Kelso. “With PSAV and Swank […]

TPG Acquires FleetPride

TPG Acquires FleetPride

FleetPride, a retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts owned by Investcorp, has signed an agreement to be acquired by TPG. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2012. The transaction has fully committed financing, consisting of a combination of equity to be invested by TPG and debt financing to be […]