Vance Street Forms Spectra, Looks to Consolidate C4ISR Sector

Vance Street Forms Spectra, Looks to Consolidate C4ISR Sector

Vance Street Capital has formed Spectra A&D Holdings to acquire and merge three aerospace and defense technology companies. The three acquired businesses include Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Calculex; and Alpharetta, Georgia-based Argon Corporation and FDS Avionics. Together these companies design and manufacturer avionics and electronics that record, process, route, and display data used in aerospace […]

Varsity Closes Fifth Probo Add-On

Varsity Closes Fifth Probo Add-On

Probo Medical, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners since October 2018, has acquired IMAX Medical. IMAX specializes in the sale, purchase, inspection, installation/de-installation, and transport of pre-owned medical diagnostic imaging equipment including ultrasound, X-Ray, CT and MRI systems. The company, led by CEO Simon Roussel, was founded by Patrick Roussel in 2012 and is […]

After 37 Years, Yellow Wood Reunites Dr. Scholl’s

After 37 Years, Yellow Wood Reunites Dr. Scholl’s

Scholl’s Wellness Company, a portfolio company of Yellow Wood Partners, has agreed to acquire the Scholl footcare brand (Scholl), which operates globally outside of the Americas, from consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser. The buy of Scholl will reunite the business with the Dr. Scholl’s brand after 37 years of separate ownership. Dr. Scholl’s is a footwear […]

Aterian’s Bright Buys Bocchi

Aterian’s Bright Buys Bocchi

Bright International, a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners, has acquired Bocchi Laboratories from its family ownership. Aterian acquired Bright International in August 2019. Bocchi Laboratories is a high volume contract manufacturer of liquid personal care products including shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams, gels, and fragrances. Headquartered near Los Angeles in Santa Clarita, California, the company […]

PMC Carves Out UniversalPegasus

PMC Carves Out UniversalPegasus

PMC Capital Partners has acquired UniversalPegasus International (UPI), a provider of engineering and construction management services, from publicly traded Huntington Ingalls Industries. UPI was formed in February 2008 by KRG Capital Partners through the acquisition and merger of Universal Ensco and Pegasus International. Huntington Ingalls acquired UPI from KRG in June 2014. Today, UPI provides […]

AEI Forms New UAV Platform

AEI Forms New UAV Platform

AE Industrial Partners (AEI) has acquired UAV Factory as a new platform investment in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) technology markets. UAV Factory designs and manufactures fixed-wing UAVs, UAV subsystems, electro-optical and infra-red ISR camera payloads, and accessories for the unmanned and manned aircraft industry. UAV Factory was founded in […]

Varsity Closes 4th Probo Add-On

Varsity Closes 4th Probo Add-On

Probo Medical, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners since October 2018, has acquired Mount International United Services (MIUS). MIUS is a provider of third-party service, repairs and maintenance for medical imaging equipment including Ultrasound, CT, MRI, and X-ray. The company also buys, sells and rents medical imaging equipment. Customers of MIUS include more than […]

SFEF Acquires Beauty Products Maker

SFEF Acquires Beauty Products Maker

San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP) has acquired SV Labs, a contract manufacturer of beauty and personal care products. SV Labs’ services include research and development, formulation, manufacturing, filling, labeling, packaging and fulfillment. The company’s products include effervescent products for multiple end markets, including shower tablets and bath bombs; and products for other market categories including […]

BBH Capital Invests In American Spraytech

BBH Capital Invests In American Spraytech

BBH Capital Partners (BBHCP) has made an investment in aerosol products maker American Spraytech. BBH’s investment was made in partnership with the company’s existing management team and founding shareholders. American Spraytech (AST) is a formulator and contract filler of aerosol products. The company’s products include air fresheners, shampoos, hair sprays, sunblock sprays, deodorant body sprays, […]

Audax Closes Sale of Gabriel at 11x

Audax Closes Sale of Gabriel at 11x

Audax Private Equity has closed its December-announced sale of Gabriel Performance Products to publicly traded Huntsman Corporation for $250 million in cash. Akron-headquartered Gabriel is a maker of specialty additives and epoxy curing agents used in the coatings, adhesives, sealants and composite end-markets. Gabriel, led by CEO Seth Tomasch, operates three manufacturing facilities in Ohio, […]

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