Kinderhook Industries Exits EAM Corporation

Kinderhook Industries Exits EAM Corporation

It was announced today that EAM Corporation, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries and a developer and manufacturer of absorbent products, has been sold to strategic buyer Domtar Corporation. EAM is a developer and manufacturer of absorbent products. The company has two proprietary products, NovaThin and NovaZorb, that serve customers in the feminine hygiene, adult […]

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Golfsmith International

OMERS Private Equity Acquires Golfsmith International

Golf Town, Canada’s largest specialty golf retailer and a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity, and Golfsmith International Holdings announced today that they have signed a merger agreement, pursuant to which Golf Town will acquire Golfsmith.  The transaction will result in the creation of the world’s largest specialty golf retailer.  “Golfsmith is a company that […]

Falfurrias Capital Partners Exits Commercial Credit Group

Falfurrias Capital Partners Exits Commercial Credit Group

Falfurrias Capital Partners today announced that it has sold its controlling ownership interest in Commercial Credit Group to Lovell Minnick Partners.  The transaction comes just over two years after Falfurrias acquired the Charlotte based equipment lender in March 2010.   “We were able to provide capital to Commercial Credit Group during a time when most […]

Platinum Equity Acquires Third Party Logistics Business of Caterpillar

Platinum Equity Acquires Third Party Logistics Business of Caterpillar

Caterpillar has announced that it has signed an agreement for Platinum Equity to acquire a 65 percent equity stake in Caterpillar Logistics Services LLC, the third party logistics division of its wholly owned subsidiary, Caterpillar Logistics Inc.  The transaction is valued at approximately $750 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Caterpillar would retain a […]

Sun Capital Partners Acquires Enterprise Wireless Communications Business of Polycom

Sun Capital Partners Acquires Enterprise Wireless Communications Business of Polycom

Sun Capital Partners today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Enterprise Wireless Communications business of Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM) operating under the SpectraLink and KIRK telecom brands. The transaction is valued at approximately $110 million. “The acquisition of the SpectraLink and KIRK telecom brands highlights Sun Capital’s interest in acquiring platform […]

Intervale Capital Acquires Subsea Controls Business of Weatherford

Intervale Capital Acquires Subsea Controls Business of Weatherford

Proserv Group, an energy production technology services company and a portfolio company of Intervale Capital, has acquired the subsea controls business of Weatherford International.  “This is a transformative transaction for Proserv and provides the company with a significantly broader suite of subsea and offshore capabilities. We anticipate that the addition of these business lines will […]

Spire Capital Partners Exits AssetNation

Spire Capital Partners Exits AssetNation

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, an industrial auctioneer, today announced that it has agreed to acquire AssetNation, an online marketplace for surplus and salvage assets and a portfolio company of Spire Capital Partners.  Ritchie Bros. has agreed to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of AssetNation in an all cash transaction valued at $64 million. […]

Silver Lake Sumeru and Essex Woodlands Acquire MEDSEEK

Silver Lake Sumeru and Essex Woodlands Acquire MEDSEEK

MEDSEEK, a provider of online patient engagement software for healthcare organizations, announced today that Silver Lake Sumeru, Essex Woodlands and MEDSEEK management have signed an agreement to acquire the company. MEDSEEK’s software platform helps healthcare organizations attract and retain patients and improves patient experience and care through enhanced patient-doctor communication and information accessibility.  Founded in […]

Prospect Partners Invests in Landmark Irrigation

Prospect Partners Invests in Landmark Irrigation

Prospect Partners today announced the management-led recapitalization of Landmark Irrigation, a provider of custom agricultural irrigation systems.  Landmark Irrigation becomes the third portfolio company of the firm’s third fund. Landmark Irrigation designs, supplies, installs, and services agricultural irrigation systems for Central California farmers across a range of farm sizes and crop varieties. The company was […]