DealWatch: January 06, 2020

Jan 06, 2020

NepFin DealWatch is the definitive source for the latest deals in the lower middle market. For the week preceding January 06, here are some of the most recent transactions. To see one of your deals featured, please submit the details here.

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  • 424 Capital, Eagle Private Capital and Plexus Capital have acquired Practis, a Charlotte, NC based provider of digital marketing and SaaS software solutions to the healthcare industry
  • ForwardPMX Group, backed by The Stagwell Group, has acquired The Search Agency, a Glendale, CA based digital marketing agency
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  • Franchise Group has acquired American Freight Group, a Columbus, OH based discount retail chain offering brand-name furniture, mattresses and home accessories, from The Jordan Company; B. Riley Financial and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors provided financing for the transaction
  • Knowlton Development Corporation, backed by CDPQ, Cornell Capital, HarbourVest and Investissement Quebec, has merged with HCT Group, a Somerville, NJ based manufacturer of cosmetic products; Houlihan Lokey and Jefferies Group advised on the transaction; Jefferies and UBS Securities provided financing for the transaction
  • Halifax Group has acquired Maverick Fitness, a Frisco, TX based franchisee for Orangetheory Fitness
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  • High Street Insurance Partners, backed by Huron Capital, has acquired InPro Insurance Group, a Troy, MI based provides commercial, group and personal insurance to businesses
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  • Traditions Health, backed by Dorilton Capital, has acquired Guiding Hospice, a Round Rock, TX based provider of hospice services
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  • Gateway Bobcat, backed by Brightstar Capital Partners, has acquired Acme Operations, a Greenville, SC based bobcat equipment dealer
  • Thompson Street Capital has acquired Custom Wheel House, a Los Angeles, CA based designer, marketer, and distributor of branded automotive aftermarket wheels, performance tires, and accessories
  • Sentinel Capital has acquired ECM Industries, a New Berlin, WI based manufacturer and supplier of electrical products for the construction market
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  • Francisco Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital have agreed to acquire LogMeIn, a Boston, MA based provider of cloud-based connectivity services; Qatalyst Partners, J.P. Morgan Securities, and Mizuho Bank advised on the transaction; RBC Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities, Jefferies Finance, and Mizuho Bank provided financing for the transaction
  • Diversis Capital has acquired WorldAPP, a Braintree, MA based provider of mobile workflow and data capture technology; Madison Park Group advised on the transaction
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