EQT Exits Aldevron at $9.6 Billion

EQT Exits Aldevron at $9.6 Billion

EQT Private Equity has agreed to sell Aldevron, a producer of nucleic acids and proteins, to Danaher Corporation for $9.6 billion. EQT acquired a majority stake in Aldevron in July 2019 from TA Associates. Aldevron’s nucleic acids, proteins, antibodies and mRNA are used in vaccines, gene and cell therapy, gene editing and diagnostic applications by […]

Arcline Completes 2nd IPS Addition

Arcline Completes 2nd IPS Addition

Integrated Polymer Solutions (IPS), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has acquired Swift Textile Metalizing. Arcline acquired IPS from Industrial Growth Partners in July 2019. Swift Textile manufactures metalized fabrics that are used in electromagnetic and radio frequency interference shielding applications in the aerospace and defense sectors. Swift’s products – made from conductive and […]

GHK Capital Acquires ITS Logistics

GHK Capital Acquires ITS Logistics

GHK Capital Partners has acquired third-party logistics company ITS Logistics from McNally Capital. ITS Logistics provides supply chain management, transportation, warehousing, and logistic services to small and large-scale businesses. The company, with 600 employees, had nearly $500 million in revenue in 2020 and operates a 2-million square foot warehouse in Sparks, Nevada. ITS was founded […]

Artemis and Abacus Team Up on Maury Microwave

Artemis and Abacus Team Up on Maury Microwave

Artemis Capital Partners, in partnership with Abacus Finance Group, has acquired Maury Microwave. Maury Microwave is a designer and manufacturer of radio frequency (RF) measurement and connection products – including instrumentation, cables assemblies, coaxial and waveguide components and adapters – used in the telecommunications, semiconductor, aerospace, defense, instrumentation, and research sectors. The company’s products are […]

Thoma Bravo Inks Deal for QAD

Thoma Bravo Inks Deal for QAD

Thoma Bravo has agreed to acquire publicly traded QAD, a provider of cloud-based software used in manufacturing and supply chain applications, in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately $2 billion. QAD’s products are used by more than 2,000 manufacturing companies for enterprise resource planning (ERP), demand and supply chain planning (DSCP), global […]

Apollo’s Latest is as Easy as ABC

Apollo’s Latest is as Easy as ABC

Apollo has completed its acquisition of 51% of publicly traded ABC Technologies for C$277 million or C$10 per share. ABC (TSX: ABCT) is a manufacturer and supplier of thermoplastic, custom compounds, and engineered lightweight plastics used in the North American light vehicle industry including more than 25 original equipment manufacturers. ABC’s products are present on […]

Audax Buys S.J. Electro

Audax Buys S.J. Electro

Audax Private Equity has acquired S.J. Electro Systems (SJE), a manufacturer of controls used in the water and wastewater industry. S.J. Electro’s products – sold under the CSI Controls, Primex, and SJE Rhombus brands – include standard and custom control panels, septic tank alarms, float switches and other accessories used in residential, commercial, and municipal […]

Warren Continues Tree Services Consolidation

Warren Continues Tree Services Consolidation

Warren Equity Partners has formed Gunnison Company as an umbrella holding company for the firm’s investments in the vegetation management services sector. Warren’s first buy in the sector was in May 2020 when it acquired Atlanta-headquartered Gunnison Tree Services, a provider of tree removal, right-of-way maintenance, and tree management services to electric utilities, residential homes, […]

L Squared Sells Kanopy to KKR’s OverDrive

L Squared Sells Kanopy to KKR’s OverDrive

L Squared Capital Partners has sold Kanopy, a provider of video streaming services, to OverDrive, a portfolio company of KKR. Kanopy’s video streaming service provides public and academic libraries with free access to more than 30,000 educational films and documentaries. Kanopy is free to use for consumers but is paid on a per-view basis by […]

Riverside’s Modern Campus Buys DIGARC

Riverside’s Modern Campus Buys DIGARC

Modern Campus, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has added-on with the buy of DIGARC. DIGARC (formerly Digital Architecture) is a provider of academic catalog and curriculum management, class and student scheduling and student pathfinder software. The company’s services are currently used by nearly 800 higher learning institutions. The Lakeland, Florida-based company was founded […]

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