JPMorgan Chase Invests in Code Advisors

JPMorgan Chase Invests in Code Advisors

May 4, 2012 – JPMorgan Chase has agreed to make a $25 million minority investment in Code Advisors, an investment bank based in San Francisco.  Jes Staley, CEO of J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee, will act as a non-voting observer at Code’s Advisory and Investor Board meetings. “We […]

Clearview Capital Notches 68% IRR on Sale of EN Engineering

May 2, 2012 -Clearview Capital’s recent sale of its portfolio company EN Engineering to CIVC Partners yielded a gross return of 4.5x invested capital for Clearview and a 68% internal rate of return over Clearview’s three-year hold period.  Clearview’s investment in EN Engineering was made through Clearview’s second fund which invests in and develops lower […]

Arsenal Capital Partners Launches New Colorants Platform

Arsenal Capital Partners Launches New Colorants Platform

May 1, 2012 –  Arsenal Capital Partners announced today the acquisitions of Plasticolors, Inc. and Evonik Industries’ Colortrend global colorants business. The firm will combine these two businesses under a new platform company, Chromaflo Technologies, which will be headquartered in Ashtabula, OH. “Because of Arsenal’s deep expertise in the specialty chemicals sector we were able […]

Summit Partners Invests in Newtek Business Services

Summit Partners Invests in Newtek Business Services

April 30, 2012 – Newtek Business Services (dba “The Small Business Authority”) announced today that it has signed an agreement and simultaneously received $10 million in mezzanine debt from a group of lenders led by Summit Partners.  “We are very happy about our new relationship with Summit Partners as an established major investor of equity […]

Palamon Completes Dividend Recap of Cambridge Education Group

April 30, 2012 – Palamon Capital Partners has concluded a transaction with Royal Bank of Scotland to provide a £23 million financing package for its portfolio company Cambridge Education Group which includes a dividend recapitalization for equity holders and additional debt financing for continued growth.  The strength and profitability of Cambridge Education Group has allowed […]

Promus Equity Partners Acquires Quality Control Corp.

Promus Equity Partners Acquires Quality Control Corp.

April 27, 2012 – Promus Equity Partners has acquired Quality Control Corp., a precision machining and assembly services provider.  As part of the transaction, Quality Control Corp has been renamed QCC and will continue to operate independently under the same leadership team.  This transaction marks the third investment by Promus Equity Partners in the past […]

Riverside Exits GreenLine Foods

April 27, 2012 – The Riverside Company has completed the sale of GreenLine Foods, a producer of green beans, to Apio, a processor and marketer of fresh-cut specialty packaged vegetables. GreenLine Foods is a nationwide provider of packaged, washed and trimmed fresh green beans. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Bowling […]

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