Propel Equity Partners Invests in POOF-Slinky

Propel Equity Partners Invests in POOF-Slinky

POOF-Slinky, a maker of toys under the Slinky, POOF, Ideal, Cadaco, Scientific Explorer and Fuzzoodles brands, has received a significant investment from Propel Equity Partners. POOF-Slinky manages a portfolio of recognizable branded toys, sports balls, educational activity kits, table top and board games and novelty products. Best known for its classic metal Slinky and Slinky […]

BC Partners and The Carlyle Group Acquire Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial

BC Partners and The Carlyle Group Acquire Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial

BC Partners and The Carlyle Group today announced an agreement to acquire Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial, a manufacturer of pumps and compressors used in the industrial, infrastructure and energy markets, from United Technologies Corporation for $3.46 billion. “Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial is a world-class platform and we are excited about the company’s significant growth prospects, including in […]

LLR Partners and WellPoint Invest in Physicians Immediate Care

LLR Partners and WellPoint Invest in Physicians Immediate Care

LLR Partners and WellPoint today announced a growth capital investment in Physicians Immediate Care, a provider of management services to independently-owned medical clinics. The financing will be used to expand the company’s network and enhance the patient care offering of the clinics managed by Physicians Immediate Care. Stanley Blaylock, a veteran of the healthcare services […]

KPS Capital Partners Acquires CWS Industries

KPS Capital Partners Acquires CWS Industries

KPS Capital Partners today announced that its portfolio company International Equipment Solutions (IES) has acquired CWS Industries, a manufacturer of highly-engineered attachment products. This is the fourth acquisition by IES since its formation. CWS is a manufacturer of highly-engineered attachment products, including tire manipulators, cable reelers, grapples, buckets and various large excavator attachment products. Its […]

Irving Place Capital Acquires Colorado Time Systems

Irving Place Capital Acquires Colorado Time Systems

PlayCore Holdings, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of play and recreation products, and a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, today announced its acquisition of Colorado Time Systems, a provider of timing, scoring, and display systems. Colorado Time Systems provides professional and amateur aquatic, recreation and athletic facilities with timing, scoring and display systems. Its […]

Moelis Capital Partners Acquires Aeropremier

Moelis Capital Partners Acquires Aeropremier

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a portfolio company of Moelis Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Aeropremier, a fixed based operator for private jets. Aeropremier is a provider of general aviation services at New Orleans Lakefront Airport with over 50,000 square feet of hangar space which can accommodate aircraft up to […]

TA Associates Invests in Coaxis

TA Associates Invests in Coaxis

Coaxis, the parent company of Viewpoint Construction Software, a provider of financial/accounting compliance, operational, project and document management software to construction companies, today announced that it has received a $76 million minority investment from TA Associates. Coaxis, through its Viewpoint subsidiary, provides software for mid-sized and large construction firms, including general contractors, heavy/highway and specialty […]

Cortec Group Acquires Harmar Mobility

Cortec Group Acquires Harmar Mobility

Cortec Group announced today that it has acquired Harmar Mobility, a mobility and accessibility products company, in partnership with Harmar’s Founder and President, Chad Williams and members of his family. Harmar is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of mobility and accessibility products focused primarily on the vehicle and residential lift segments. The company’s products include […]

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Sally Beauty

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Sally Beauty

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced total proceeds of $1.9 billion from its 2006 investment in Sally Beauty Holdings. Including a secondary offering completed today, CD&R has sold all of its 86 million Sally common shares in four underwritten offerings in October 2011, February 2012, May 2012 and July 2012, and a share repurchase by […]

Windjammer Capital Acquires Shercon

Windjammer Capital Acquires Shercon

It was announced today that Protective Industries, a portfolio company of Windjammer Capital Investors, has acquired Shercon, a provider of standard and custom die cuts and molded rubber masking solutions. The transaction closed on April 30, 2012. Shercon is a provider of standard and custom die cuts and molded rubber masking solutions, including caps, plugs, […]