Clearlake’s Unifrax Inks Big Public Add-On

Clearlake’s Unifrax Inks Big Public Add-On

Unifrax, a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital, has agreed to acquire publicly traded Lydall at an enterprise value of approximately $1.3 billion. Clearlake acquired Unifrax from American Securities in October 2018. Lydall (NYSE: LDL) designs and manufactures specialty filtration media, industrial thermal insulation products, and acoustical barriers. The company’s products are used by original equipment […]

Platinum Sews Up Singer

Platinum Sews Up Singer

Platinum Equity has agreed to acquire a majority stake in SVP-Singer Holdings (“SVP Worldwide”), the world’s largest consumer sewing machine company. Singer was formed in 1851 by Isaac Singer and Edward Clark. The company began marketing its consumer sewing machines in 1855 and won first prize at the Paris world’s fair that year becoming one […]

EverArc to Buy SK Capital’s Fire-Fighting Products Maker

EverArc to Buy SK Capital’s Fire-Fighting Products Maker

EverArc Holdings, a publicly-listed acquisition company, has agreed to acquire Perimeter Solutions, a portfolio company of SK Capital, in a transaction valued at approximately $2 billion. Perimeter was formed by SK Capital in March 2018 to acquire the fire safety and oil additives businesses of Israel Chemicals. The fire safety business supplies chemicals and services […]

Olympus Pet Food Platform Expand to Colorado

Olympus Pet Food Platform Expand to Colorado

3D Corporate Solutions, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, has acquired All American Pet Proteins (AAPP). Olympus acquired 3D Corporate in May 2019. 3D Corporate develops, processes, distributes, and sells a variety of pet food products using chicken, turkey, beef, lamb, and other protein sources. The company also produces palatants – ingredient systems that are […]

Rotunda Creates Crane Distribution Giant

Rotunda Creates Crane Distribution Giant

Rotunda Capital Partners has formed American Equipment Holdings (AEH) to combine American Equipment, Pacific Crane & Hoist and Allied Crane. This transaction forms one of the largest independent distributors of overhead crane and hoist products and services in the Western US. AEH provides new and replacement equipment and parts, as well as installation, inspections, preventative […]

Berenson Buys Telehealth Services Provider

Berenson Buys Telehealth Services Provider

Berenson Capital, a specialist investor in the software and technology-enabled services sector, has acquired Interactive Digital Solutions. Interactive Digital Solutions (IDS) is a provider of cloud-based high definition video conferencing, streaming video, digital signage, telepresence, and virtual patient observation services and systems used in the healthcare, government and education sectors. The company’s services include consulting, […]

Audax’s Aspen Gets a Visit from Stork

Audax’s Aspen Gets a Visit from Stork

Aspen Surgical Products, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, has acquired Stork, a division of Briggs Healthcare. Audax acquired Aspen Surgical from publicly traded Hillrom in July 2019 for $170 million. Founded in 1958, the Stork line of products includes sterile disposable obstetric products including the PlastiBell disposable circumcision device, Amnihook amniotic membrane perforator, […]

Trilantic Carves On-Demand Unit from 3D Systems

Trilantic Carves On-Demand Unit from 3D Systems

Trilantic North America has agreed to acquire the on-demand manufacturing (ODM) business of publicly traded 3D Systems for a purchase price of $82 million. ODM provides on-demand 3D printing and custom manufacturing services to companies that operate in the aerospace, automotive, consumer entertainment, and industrial products sectors. The sale of the ODM business includes the […]

AEI Closes 17th Belcan Add-On

AEI Closes 17th Belcan Add-On

Belcan, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners, has acquired VICTOR42, a provider of special operations support, intelligence, and IT services to the federal government. VICTOR42 provides its analytical, operational, and technical support services to a range of government and corporate customers including, among many others, the U.S. Special Operations Command, the Defense Threat Reduction […]

Incline Acquires Starwest Botanicals

Incline Acquires Starwest Botanicals

Incline Equity Partners has acquired Starwest Botanicals, a distributor of organic botanicals, herbs and spices to specialty retailers, manufacturers and e-commerce sellers. Starwest stocks more than one million pounds and 3,000 SKUs of herbs and spices. The company sells to more than 10,000 customers and, according to the company, it is one of the largest […]