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 […]

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 […]

Atlas Sells Banker Steel to DBM

Atlas Sells Banker Steel to DBM

Atlas Holdings has completed the sale of Banker Steel to DBM Global for an enterprise valuation of $145 million. Banker Steel is a fabricator of structural steel components used in commercial and infrastructure projects. The company provides fabricated structural steel for the entire east coast construction market and nationwide steel erection services. Selected projects for […]

Riverside Sells Greenphire to Thoma Bravo

Riverside Sells Greenphire to Thoma Bravo

The Riverside Company has agreed to sell Greenphire, a provider of financial management software, to Thoma Bravo. Greenphire’s software is used by pharmaceutical companies to manage clinical trials by streamlining financial management, payment and logistical workflows from sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) to sites and patients. The company’s web-based products – sold under the […]

BlueArc and Merit Exit Choice Adhesives

BlueArc and Merit Exit Choice Adhesives

BlueArc Capital Partners and Merit Capital have completed the sale of Choice Adhesives to Innovative Chemical Products Group, a portfolio company of Audax. Choice Adhesives is a maker of solvent-based, water-based, and hot melt adhesives and sealants. The Cincinnati-headquartered company’s products are used in the roofing, kitchen and bath, flooring, footwear, high-pressure laminate, furniture, recreational […]

Right Down the Middle, KPS Exits TaylorMade

Right Down the Middle, KPS Exits TaylorMade

KPS Capital Partners has agreed to sell TaylorMade Golf Company to Centroid Investment Partners for $1.6 billion, the largest-ever acquisition in the golfing equipment industry. TaylorMade is a designer and manufacturer of golf equipment including drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, golf balls, bags, and accessories. The Carlsbad, California-based company has a #1 or #2 […]

New Water Sells Custom Made Meals to Stellex

New Water Sells Custom Made Meals to Stellex

After a four-year hold, New Water Capital has sold Custom Made Meals to Stellex Capital Management. In April 2017, New Water acquired sister companies Custom Made Meals, a manufacturer of oven-ready entrees and appetizers, and Custom Corned Beef, a manufacturer of raw and cooked meats (together CMM). Today, CMM is a producer of branded and […]

Blue Wolf Sells Mulch and Soil Company to CenterGate

Blue Wolf Sells Mulch and Soil Company to CenterGate

Blue Wolf Capital Partners has sold The Mulch and Soil Company, a provider of lawn and garden products, to CenterGate Capital. The origin of The Mulch and Soil Company begins with Blue Wolf’s acquisition of Suwannee Lumber Company in 2013 and the spin-out of its Suwannee River Mulch division in 2015 as a separate portfolio […]

After a Dozen Add-Ons, Incline Sells AFC to Bertram

After a Dozen Add-Ons, Incline Sells AFC to Bertram

Incline Equity Partners has sold AFC Industries to Bertram Capital. The buy of AFC is the fifth platform investment made through Bertram’s fourth fund. AFC distributes fasteners and other class C-parts – cable ties, fittings, springs, gaskets, hinges, keys, and latches – that are used by OEMs in their assembly operations. C-parts typically include low-priced […]

ORIX Sells RoadSafe to Investcorp and Trilantic

ORIX Sells RoadSafe to Investcorp and Trilantic

Investcorp and Trilantic North America have agreed to acquire RoadSafe Traffic Systems from ORIX Capital Partners. RoadSafe is the largest national provider of pavement marking, sign installation, and traffic control services and equipment to roadway construction, state transportation, railroad and utility customers. RoadSafe, led by CEO David Meirick, is headquartered in Chicago and has more […]

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