Palatine-backed Construction Testing Solutions (CTS), a provider of construction consulting and testing services, has completed the acquisition of Silkstone Environmental Limited (SEL), a multi-disciplined consultancy specialising in minerals and waste management planning & permitting, site investigation, environmental monitoring and surveying.
Deals & Transactions
GCA and Houlihan Lokey, the global investment bank, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Houlihan Lokey will commence a tender offer to acquire GCA.
High Bluff Capital Partners (High Bluff), supported by various alternative investment funds managed by FS Investments, is to acquire Church's Chicken, one of the world’s largest quick service chicken restaurant chains, from FFL Partners.
Gen II Fund Services (Gen II), an independent private equity fund administrator, has acquired Stone Pine Accounting Services (Stone Pine), a Denver-based provider of private equity fund administration, tax and investor services.
FinAccel, the parent of Kredivo, an AI-enabled digital consumer credit platform in Southeast Asia, and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II (VPCB), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Victory Park Capital (VPC), have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in FinAccel becoming a publicly traded company with an expected pro forma equity value of approximately USD2.5 billion, assuming no redemptions.
Duke Street, a European mid-market private equity group, has completed the acquisition of COMPO, the largest European producer and distributor of consumer gardening soil, fertiliser, plant protection and lawn seeds.
ClearCourse Partnership (ClearCourse), a group of technology companies providing useful, integrated software solutions, is to acquire The EPOS Bureau, a provider of stock control and inventory management software.
CentroMotion, a designer and manufacturer of highly engineered components and systems for the industrial and transportation markets, has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF) from Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL).
BGF-backed Evoke Creative Ltd – a specialist in kiosk, digital signage and interactive solutions for the retail, hospitality and public sectors – has acquired Liverpool-based app design and development agency, Apposing Ltd.
Babcock Wanson, a specialist in the design and maintenance of industrial boiler rooms, has completed its first acquisition with the purchase of Steam Plant Engineering (SPE), a specialist in the field of industrial boiler services.