DealWatch: January 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020

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  • W2O, backed by New Mountain Capital, has acquired 21GRAMS, a New York, NY based provider of marketing, advertising, and patient/medical education services, from Priveq Investment; Excel Partners advised on the transaction
  • Albireo Energy, backed by Huron Capital, has acquired Advanced Automated Systems, a Yorba Linda, CA based provider of building automation and energy management services
  • Comvest Partners has acquired Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, a Lawrenceville, GA based supplier of replacement parts for businesses and consumers; Metronome Partners advised on the transaction
  • LeadingResponse, backed by ICV Partners, has acquired LeadRival, a Southlake, TX based provider of digital marketing services
  • Circle Graphics, backed by H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Metromedia Technologies, a New York, NY based provider of large format digital visual solutions
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  • HighGrove Companies, Longhouse Partners, and Valesco Industries have invested in Express Flooring, a Phoenix, AZ based provider of replacement flooring solutions; Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided financing for the transaction
  • Brentwood Associates has invested in KeyMe, a New York, NY based provider of digital kiosk locksmith services; BlackRock remains an existing investor
  • Trudela Partners, backed by Coltala Holdings, has acquired Metro Energy Savers, an Arlington, TX based provider of HVAC services
  • Tritium Partners has invested in ToursByLocals, a Vancouver, BC based online marketplace for private tours
  • Gourmet Culinary Partners, backed by AUA Private Equity, has acquired Van-Lang Enterprises, a Countryside, IL based manufacturer and distributor of appetizers and hors d’oeuvres; L.E.K. Consulting advised on the transaction
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  • Marathon Health, based in Winooski, VT and backed by General Atlantic, has merged with OurHealth, based in Indianapolis, and IN backed by Vista Verde Group; both companies are providers of based of onsite and near site health centers for employers
  • Five Points Capital has acquired Specialty Appliances, a Cumming, GA based manufacturer and designer of custom orthodontic appliances; Abacus Finance Group provided financing for the transaction
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  • AFV Partners has acquired Aircraft Performance Group, a Castle Rock, CO based provider of flight operations software solutions to the aftermarket of the global aerospace industry, from Liberty Hall Capital Partners
  • MiddleGround Capital has acquired EDSCO Fasteners, a Denton, TX based manufacturer of anchoring systems for power transmission poles and other large steel structures, from LFM Capital; Houlihan Lokey advised on the transaction
  • Benford Capital Partners has invested in LiteSentry, a Northfield, MN based provider of automated inspection and process control systems to the flat glass fabrication marke
  • May River Capital has acquired NSL Analytical Services, a Cleveland, OH based provider of independent laboratory testing services
  • Prime Technological Services, backed by JBA Capital, has acquired TeligentEMS, a Tallahassee, FL based provider of electrical and electronic products for OEMs
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  • Whitney, Bradley & Brown, backed by H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Decisive Analytics Corporation, an Arlington, VA based provider of technology-enabled solutions that support key programs for the US Department of Defense and US Intelligence Community
  • Mainstreet Computers, a subsidiary of Convenient Payments Holdings backed by The Beekman Group, has acquired Digital Business Controls, a Sandy, UT based provider of software solutions and support for customers in the auto and flat glass industries
  • Skyview Capital has acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity, a Bethesda, MD based provider of cyber security threat detection, hunting, and response solutions, from Marlin Equity Partners
  • CentriLogic, backed by Long Point Capital and TriSpan, has acquired ManageForce, an Oak Brook, IL based enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and data services provider for Oracle and Microsoft applications and databases
  • FTV Capital has invested in Security Compass, a Toronto, ON based provider of enterprise DevSecOps software solutions; CIBC Innovation Banking provided financing for the transaction
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