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MiddleGround Capital acquires Peterson Spring

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 09:06

MiddleGround Capital (MiddleGround), a new private equity firm that makes control investments in business-to-business (B2B) industrial and specialty distribution companies in the North American lower middle market, has closed the second transaction for its inaugural private equity fund – the acquisition of Peterson Spring, a specialty spring manufacturer with thirteen facilities throughout North America and the United Kingdom. »

Montage Partners acquires METALfx

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 09:05

Montage Partners, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based private equity firm, has acquired Advanced Manufacturing and Development (METALfx) from a subsidiary of Avista Corporation. METALfx's existing management team will continue to lead the company and will own a meaningful equity stake in the business. »

Duncan and Todd acquires nine Black & Lizars stores

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 09:03

Duncan and Todd has become the largest independent optical provider in Scotland following the acquisition of nine branches from optometrist Black & Lizars.  »

Ara Parthers adds two to senior investment team

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 09:01

Ara Partners Group (Ara Partners), an industrial private equity firm that invests in companies with sustainable competitive advantages, has expanded its senior investment team through the addition of Jim Mahoney as Operating Partner and Johanna Schmidtke as Principal.  »

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Onchain Custodian onboards first customers

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 12:18

Onchain Custodian (ONC), a digital asset custodian backed by Sequoia, Fosun and DHVC, has on-boarded its first customers. »

Cerberus Closes USD5.1bn of commitments for Global NPL Strategy

Fri, 19/04/2019 - 12:26

Cerberus Capital Management has closed approximately USD5.1 billion of commitments for its global non-performing loan (NPL) strategy.  »

Ridgemont Equity Partners teams with The Speech Pathology Group

Fri, 19/04/2019 - 12:25

Middle market private equity investor Ridgemont Equity Partners has formed a strategic partnership with The Speech Pathology Group (SPG), a school and centre-based provider of behavioural health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other special needs in Northern California.  »

Colony Capital completes acquisition of Abraaj Group’s Latin American private equity platform

Fri, 19/04/2019 - 12:24

Colony Capital (Colony) has closed its acquisition of Abraaj Group’s private equity platform in Latin America. The transaction was first announced on 23 January, 2019.  »

Activa Capital acquires Medisys

Fri, 19/04/2019 - 12:22

Activa Capital has acquired a majority position in Medisys, together with Turenne Santé, the entrepreneur and new CEO Guillaume Bouillot and the management team. Bernard Chevalier, founder, is supporting the operation and remains a shareholder. »

NPM Capital acquires 35 per cent stake in Ohpen

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 10:48

Amerborgh has sold a part of its stake in fintech company Ohpen to NPM Capital to finance ongoing and future projects, including the arts and culture centre "het HEM" in Zaandam. »


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