BV Investment Partners Invests in Health Information Designs

BV Investment Partners Invests in Health Information Designs

BV Investment Partners today announced that it has made an investment in Health Information Designs (“HID”), a provider of primarily healthcare-related information technology and data analytics services to healthcare organizations. The investment in HID was made in partnership with the Gibson family, who founded the business in 1979. “We are pleased that the Gibson family […]

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Comverge

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Comverge

H.I.G. Capital today announced the acquisition of Comverge, a provider of energy management services. “We believe that the intelligent energy management and demand response industries will continue to grow quickly supported by a rebounding economy, aging power infrastructure, more stringent environmental regulations and a strong value proposition. With the support and expertise available to it […]

Thompson Street, Charterhouse Group, and Cequel III Acquire TierPoint

Thompson Street, Charterhouse Group, and Cequel III Acquire TierPoint

Cequel Data Centers, a portfolio company of Thompson Street Capital Partners, Charterhouse Group, and Cequel III, today announced the acquisition of TierPoint, a regional provider of colocation, managed IT and cloud computing services. TierPoint operates three data centers in the greater Spokane, WA area, representing over 30,000 combined square feet of raised-floor, data-center space and […]

Riverside Exits MK Chimney Systems

Riverside Exits MK Chimney Systems

The Riverside Company has completed the sale of MK Chimney Systems to French buyer Isotip-Joncoux Group. The sale of the Polish producer of chimney systems, liners and related products generated a gross cash-on-cash return of 2.9x. Riverside invested in MK in 2006. “Riverside was a great partner in our growth. Within a short period of […]

North Street Capital Bids for Winnebago Industries

North Street Capital Bids for Winnebago Industries

Winnebago Industries has received a letter from North Street Capital proposing to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Winnebago Industries at a price of $11 per share in cash. The offer described in the letter is highly conditional, requiring, among other things, due diligence and further negotiation. The company advises that no offer […]

Active in the Juvenile Products Space? Latest Report Reveals Trends

Active in the Juvenile Products Space? Latest Report Reveals Trends

ROTH Capital Partners, an investment bank focused on identifying growth opportunities for corporate and institutional clients, has just published its second annual Trends and Truths in the New Mother Market, a survey and report examining current trends, demographics and spending patterns within the Infant, Juvenile and Toy industry. “We believe there are underlying positive demographic […]

Mid Oaks Acquires Thermoforming Division of Clear Lam Packaging

Mid Oaks Acquires Thermoforming Division of Clear Lam Packaging

D&W Fine Pack, a foodservice packaging provider and a portfolio company of Mid Oaks Investments, has acquired the Thermoforming Division of Clear Lam Packaging. The addition of Clear Lam increases D&W’s presence in the retail grocery market segment. Clear Lam is a provider of packaging for use in bakery, prepared meals, confectionary, and produce applications. […]

Private Equity Invests $144 Billion in 1,702 U.S. Companies in 2011

Private Equity Invests $144 Billion in 1,702 U.S. Companies in 2011

The second annual study examining private equity investment by country, state, and congressional district shows that nearly 500 more companies benefited from private equity investment in 2011 compared to 2010. “This report shows that despite the challenging economic environment private equity continues to be a critical source of capital for U.S. companies looking to grow […]

CIT Backs Latest Lion Capital Acquisition

CIT Backs Latest Lion Capital Acquisition

CIT Group has provided a senior secured asset-based credit facility to John Varvatos Enterprises, a designer, retailer, and wholesaler of men’s designer apparel and accessories. The financing was completed in conjunction with the acquisition of the company by Lion Capital, a consumer focused private equity firm, from VF Corporation. “Given CIT’s depth of experience within […]

Mid Oaks Acquires Jet Plastica Industries

Mid Oaks Acquires Jet Plastica Industries

D&W Fine Pack, a foodservice packaging provider and a portfolio company of Mid Oaks Investments, has acquired Jet Plastica Industries, a manufacturer of food service supplies. “We are pleased to be joining forces with the Jet Plastica team,” said Mark Staton, President and Chief Executive Officer, D&W Fine Pack. “There are tremendous synergies between our product […]