DealWatch: December 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

NepFin DealWatch is the definitive source for the latest deals in the lower middle market. For the week preceding December 10, here are some of the most recent transactions. To see one of your deals featured, please submit the details here.

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  • Marmic Fire & Safety Co., backed by Thompson Street Capital, has acquired Fire Control Systems, a Charlotte, NC based provider of commercial fire protection services
  • Health & Safety Institute, backed by Waud Capital, has acquired Martech Media, a Woodlands, TX based provider of industrial technology training services
  • Tower Arch Capital has acquired OSM Worldwide, a Glendale Heights, IL based global parcel management and logistics services company; Triton Capital advised on the transaction; Ally Bank, BNP Paribas and SunTrust Bank provided financing for the transaction
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  • TRUE Sports, backed by Lincolnshire Management, has acquired Aerotech Golf, a Bellingham, WA based designer and distributor of composite golf shafts
  • Pondera Holdings has invested in AutoPets, an Auburn Hills, MI based manufacturer of pet care products and related services
  • Reorg, backed by Warburg Pincus, has acquired Dai1 Media, a New York, NY based provider of alternative asset news in greater China
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  • Vision Innovation Partners, backed by Centre Partners Management, has acquired (i) Carroll Vision Center and Center for Total Eyecare, two Westminster, MD based eye care practices, and (ii) Carroll County Surgery Center, a Westminster, MD based ophthalmic surgery center
  • Canopy Biosciences, backed by Ampersand Capital Partners, has acquired Core Diagnostics, a Hayward, CA based provider of biomarker analysis services for biopharmaceutical researchers
  • Gastro Health, backed by Audax Group, has acquired Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia, a Fairfax, VA based provider of digestive health services; Provident Healthcare Partners advised on the transaction
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  • East West Manufacturing, backed by Heritage Growth Partners, has acquired Adcotron, a Boston, MA based electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company; MFA Capital Advisors advised on the transaction
  • Platte River Equity has invested in GME Supply, a Columbia, MO based distributor of fall protection, safety equipment and related gear; BMO Capital Markets provided financing for the transaction
  • Revolution, backed by Mountain Capital, has acquired Jones Energy, an Austin, TX based independent oil and natural gas company; Evercore and TD Securities advised on the transaction
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  • Zywave, backed by Aurora Capital Partners, has acquired miEdge, a New Boston, NH based provider of data solutions to the US insurance industry; Morgan Partners advised on the transaction
  • LLR Partners has invested in Suvoda, a Conshohocken, PA based provider of clinical trial software
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