Jordan Closes Sixth Dental Products Add-On

Jordan Closes Sixth Dental Products Add-On

Young Innovations, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, has acquired Preat Corporation, a provider of dental implant components, attachments and tools. Preat was founded in 1980 by Thomas Bormes and is headquartered north of Los Angeles in Santa Maria, California. President Chris Bormes, the son of the founder, will continue to lead the business […]

Carlyle Back Again at Manna Pro

Carlyle Back Again at Manna Pro

The Carlyle Group has acquired a majority stake in Manna Pro Products from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Manna Pro is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty pet care products including food, treats, and other health and wellness products for dogs, cats, horses, chickens, goats, and other companion pets. Manna Pro is led by CEO John […]

Corinthian Sells Eastern Wholesale Fence

Corinthian Sells Eastern Wholesale Fence

Corinthian Capital has sold Eastern Wholesale Fence, a manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial fence products, to Center Rock Capital Partners and Leelanau Private Capital. Corinthian acquired Eastern Wholesale in April 2017. Eastern Wholesale Fence supplies a full line of wood, vinyl, and chain-link fences; aluminum and steel ornamental products; welded mesh, guide rail, […]

Auxo Buys PPG from Long Point and Greyrock

Auxo Buys PPG from Long Point and Greyrock

Auxo Investment Partners has acquired sister companies Paramount Tube and Euclid Medical. The two companies both operate under the Precision Products Group (PPG) brand name. Paramount Tube is a manufacturer of small diameter paper and plastic tubes used in a variety of niche applications requiring tight tolerances, unique materials, performance attributes, or difficult to produce […]

SBJ Buys The Perfect Purée

SBJ Buys The Perfect Purée

Spanos Barber Jesse & Co. (SBJ) has made an investment in The Perfect Purée, a maker of fruit and vegetable purées. The Perfect Purée (TPP) was founded by Tracy Hayward in 1988 and is led by senior executives Medhane Kidane, Michele Lex, and Mark Smith. These managers have retained their ownership interest in the company […]

Susquehanna Closes Second October Franchise Deal

Susquehanna Closes Second October Franchise Deal

Susquehanna Private Capital (SPC) has made an investment in Authority Franchise Systems (AFS), a franchisor of pest control services to residential and commercial customers. AFS does business under the Mosquito Authority and Pest Authority brands and has more than 150 franchises in 38 US states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. AFS, headquartered northwest of Charlotte in […]

Snow Phipps Adds Two to Brook & Whittle

Snow Phipps Adds Two to Brook & Whittle

Brook & Whittle, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps, has agreed to acquire sister companies Innovative Labeling Solutions and Wizard Labels. Brook & Whittle is a Connecticut-headquartered manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, shrink labels and medical packaging that is used in the non-carbonated beverage, food, and personal care industries. The company’s printing capabilities include UV flexographic, […]

Cotton Creek Capital Captures ConeCraft

Cotton Creek Capital Captures ConeCraft

Cotton Creek Capital has acquired ConeCraft, a maker of equipment used in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. ConeCraft specializes in manufacturing stainless steel bins, mixers, bioreactors, and tube management systems that are used for research and production in the biopharmaceutical market. The company sells its patented products to many of the largest biopharma companies in […]

SK Carves-Out Specialty Polymers Biz of Baker Hughes

SK Carves-Out Specialty Polymers Biz of Baker Hughes

SK Capital has formed NuCera Solutions to acquire the specialty polymers business of Baker Hughes. NuCera produces specialty olefin polymers and high melting point polyethylene waxes that are used in adhesives, candles, coatings, imaging, personal care, and plastics applications. The business began operations in 1934 as Bareco Oil Company and has manufacturing operations in Barnsdall, […]

Windjammer Exits AI at 24x

Windjammer Exits AI at 24x

Windjammer Capital has agreed to sell Advanced Instruments to Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of industrial holding company Investor AB, at an enterprise value of $780 million. Windjammer acquired Advanced Instruments from its founding family in October 2016. Advanced Instruments (AI) manufactures test and measurement instruments and related consumables that are used in scientific and analytical […]