NepFin DealWatch as of March 09, 2020

Mar 09, 2020

NepFin DealWatch is the definitive source for the latest deals in the lower middle market. For the week preceding March 09, here are some of the most recent transactions. To see one of your deals featured, please submit the details here.

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Business Services

  • Palladium Equity Partners acquired ALC Schools, a San Clemente, CA-based provider of alternative student transportation services
  • Mitchell | Genex, backed by Stone Point Capital, acquired Coventry Workers' Comp Services, a Downers Grove, IL-based provider of care and cost management programs for insurance carriers, from CVS Health; BofA Securities advised on the transaction
  • Diversified Global Graphics Group, backed by Resilience Capital Partners, acquired Ryan Edwards Communications, a Baltimore, MD-based supplier of outsourced graphic communications and print solutions to the cruise industry
  • MERGE, backed by Keystone Capital, acquired Sandbox, an Orange, CA-based independent marketing agency
  • Aero Snow, backed by Mill Point Capital, acquired Tovar Snow Professionals, an Elgin, IL-based provider of snow and ice removal services
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  • TurnPoint Services, backed by Trivest Partners, acquired Ellington A/C & Heat, a Rockledge, FL-based provider of home HVAC services
  • Shoreline Equity Partners acquired Engelman Baking Company, a Norcross, GA-based wholesale bakery for the foodservice industry; TM Capital and Results Thru Strategy advised on the transaction; Twin Brook Capital Partners financed the transaction
  • Prospect Hill Growth Partners acquired Fitness Ventures, an Altamonte Springs, FL-based franchisee of Crunch Fitness; MOK Capital Advisors advised on the transaction
  • Mann Lake, backed by Grey Mountain Partners, acquired Stromberg's Unlimited, a Hackensack, MN-based supplier of live poultry and poultry equipment for hobbyists
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Financial Services

  • Fourshore Partners acquired North State Acceptance, a Raleigh, NC-based provider of indirect subprime auto financing and direct consumer loans, from Pine Tree Equity Partners
  • Alliant Insurance Services, backed by Stone Point Capital, acquired Pend Oreille Insurance, a Ponderay, ID-based independent insurance agency
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  • The Beekman Group acquired GED Integrated Solutions, a Glenwillow, OH-based provider of intelligent automation systems for the US fenestration industry
  • Nautic Partners acquired Harrington Industrial Plastics, a Chino, CA-based distributor of industrial products for corrosive and high purity applications; Jefferies advised on the transaction; AEA Debt Management, Jefferies Finance and Varagon Capital Partners financed the transaction
  • Duraco Specialty Tapes, backed by OpenGate Capital, acquired Infinity Tapes, a Lawrence, MA-based manufacturer of customized adhesive products; Mesirow Financial advised on the transaction
  • CRST International, backed by Hillcrest Holdings, acquired NAL Group, an Edison, NJ-based provider of last mile logistics and on-premise installation services, from Graycliff Partners
  • Instone, backed by Brookstone Partners, acquired Northeast Masonry Distributors, a Plainville, MA-based distributor of natural stone for landscaping
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  • Highview Capital partnered with Firstlight Media, a provider of user engagement software, to acquire Quickplay, a provider of video streaming software; both companies are based in Toronto, ON
  • Strattam Capital acquired MHC Software, a Burnsville, MN-based provider of content automation and document management software, from O2 Investment Partners
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