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Sell-side M&A | Industrials: Distribution

CES, a leading provider of water treatment solutions to  institutional and commercial swimming pools, spas, water parks, water features, and industrial process water clients, received a strategic investment from Turning Basin Capital, a U.S. private equity firm
(click here to read the press release on our most recent transaction) 

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Sell-side M&A | Divestiture | Industrials: Packaging

Anheuser-Busch (A-B) announced an agreement to sell its Houston-based Longhorn Glass packaging manufacturing facility to longtime partner Ardagh Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of glass and metal packaging  (click here to read the press release) 

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Sell-side M&A | Consumer

Trophy Skin, a high-growth direct-to-consumer skin care device brand was acquired by Formula 5, which operates a portfolio of e-commerce brands globally (click here to read the press release) 

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Sell-side M&A | Consumer: Automotive Aftermarket

Trico, the largest windshield wiper blade manufacturer in the U.S., was acquired by Crowne Group, a leading manufacturer of automotive component parts to both aftermarket and OEM channels

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Sell-side M&A | $257.5 million | Consumer: Automotive Aftermarket

Wells, the second largest manufacturer of replacement vehicle electronics in the U.S., was carved out of UCI-FRAM and acquired by NGK Spark Plug, a global manufacturer of spark plugs and automotive sensors

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Sell-side M&A | $230 million | Consumer: Automotive Aftermarket

Prestone Products Corporation, the most recognized brand in automotive antifreeze was acquired by Centerbridge Partners, a U.S. private equity firm

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Sell-side M&A | $150 million | Automotive

Ultrafabrics, a leading supplier of polyurethane synthetic leather, was acquired by Daiichi Kaisei Co., a Japanese publicly traded company, to vertically integrate its manufacturing and distribution operations

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Sell-side M&A | Distribution

Allied Vision Group, a leading Independent unaffiliated distributor of contact lenses and pet medications, was acquired by Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, a U.S. private equity firm

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Sell-side M&A | Consumer

Taylor Precision Products, a leading provider of consumer and foodservice precision measurement instruments, including bath and kitchen scales, was carved out of HoMedics and acquired by Centre Partners, a U.S. private equity firm

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Sell-side M&A | Consumer

CleverTraining, an omnichannel retailer of fitness gear and technology, was acquired by JackRabbit, a national specialty retailer of athletic goods backed by CriticalPoint Capital

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Sell-side M&A | Consumer

Best Friends Pet Care, the largest independent provider of pet care services in the U.S., was acquired by Webster Capital, a U.S. private equity firm, with the intent to overlay veterinary services onto the existing platform

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Sell-side M&A | Healthcare

Medical Simulation Corporation, a global healthcare leader providing education services and simulation training, sold its Medical Products division to Mentice, a leader in virtual reality‐based interventional medical simulation solutions

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Sell-side M&A | $5.0 billion | Technology

Cognos, a leading provider of business intelligence software, was acquired by IBM to bolster its business software offerings

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Sell-side M&A | $4.1 billion | Technology

ChoicePoint, a leading provider of data and analytics for property and casualty insurance underwriting, was acquired by Reed Elsevier with the intent to combine with its LexisNexis Risk Information and Analytics Group

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Sell-side M&A | $1.8 billion | Technology

Kronos, a leading workforce management software and services company, was acquired by Hellman & Friedman, a U.S. private equity firm

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Sell-side M&A | $210 million | Technology

Mobius Management Systems, a leading provider of integrated solutions for enterprise archiving and records management, was acquired by Allen Systems Group, an enterprise software provider

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Sell-side M&A | $42 million | Technology

Tek-Tools, a storage resource management vendor, was acquired by Solar Winds, a provider of end-to-end performance management software for network, application, storage and virtual systems

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Sell-side M&A | $135 million | Aviation

Virgin America, an American airline company, raised capital in a sale of a majority stake

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Sell-side M&A | $3.3 billion | Healthcare

CFR Pharmaceuticals, a Chilean pharmaceutical drug company, was acquired by Abbott Laboratories, an American multinational medical devices and healthcare company

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M&A & Acquisition Financing | Automotive

Smith, a global zero-emissions commercial electric vehicles company, raised capital to introduce one of the first all-electric commercial trucks

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M&A & Acquisition Financing | $430 million | Consumer

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria, a full-service Brazilian steakhouse chain, was acquired by THL Partners, a U.S. private equity firm

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Buy-side M&A | $195 million | Industrial

Hussmann International, a world-class manufacturer of quality display cases and refrigeration systems, sold a majority stake (60%) to CD&R, a U.S. private equity firm

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Buy-side M&A | $140 million | Technology

Renaissance Learning, an educational software company, was acquired by Permira, a European private equity firm

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Buy-side M&A | $339 million | Technology

Applix, provider of enterprise business analytics software, was acquired by Cognos, a leading business intelligence and performance management software company

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Divestiture | $2.5 billion | Energy

PXP’s deepwater assets were separated into a private $2.5 billion wholly-owned subsidiary with a $450 million investment by EIG

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Restructuring | $182 million | Consumer

Hancock Fabrics, a national fabrics retailer, filed for Chapter 11 protection in bankruptcy court with a plan in hand to close 70 stores and secure debtor-in-possession financing as part of its restructuring

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Restructuring | $200 million | Shipping

General Maritime, a publicly listed tanker shipping company, completed a restructuring investment transaction with Oaktree, a global alternative investment management firm

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Capital Raise (multiple transactions) | $2.7 billion | Automotive

Sensata Technologies, a leading producer of sensors and controls for manufacturers in the automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial and HVAC markets, raised equity and debt capital via a follow-on, senior secured credit facilities and senior unsecured notes

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Capital Raise | $400 million | Distribution

U.S. Foodservice, America's leading foodservice distributor, raised debt capital via senior notes

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Capital Raise (multiple transactions) | $510 million | Consumer

Jarden, a leading conglomerate of well-known consumer brands, raised equity and debt capital via $210 million common stock offering and $300 million senior notes offering

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Capital Raise | $411 million | Consumer

Dean Foods, a leading food and beverage company specializing in dairy and soy products, raised equity capital via a common stock offering

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Recapitalization | $60 million | Basic Materials

Congoleum, a U.S. based residential and commercial flooring company, completed a recapitalization transaction

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Capital Raise | $240 million | Shipping

Gener8 Maritime, a provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, raised capital via IPO

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Capital Raise | $500 million | Media

TV Azteca, a Mexican Media company, raised capital via high yield bond issuance

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Capital Raise | $51 million | Shipping

Starbulk, a drybulk shipping company, raised equity capital via a follow-on offering

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Capital Raise | $60 million | Consumer

FreshDirect, a leading online grocer, raised capital via a strategic investment by Morrison, a British grocery chain

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Capital Raise | $250 million | Mining

Cobre del Mayo, a Mexican copper producer, raised capital via a high yield bond issuance

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Capital Raise | $400 million | Financial Institutions

Harbinger Group, a diversified holding company, raised capital via a convertible preferred PIPE led by Fortress, Providence Equity, and Stone Capital

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Capital Raise | $27 million | Technology

Mail Express, a technology-enabled logistics provider, raised capital via a third round of financing led by Adams Street Partners

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Capital Raise | $85 million | Shipping

Tsakos, one of the largest independent transporters of energy with versatile fleet of modern crude and product tankers, raised equity capital via a follow-on offering

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Capital Raise | $370 million | Healthcare

CFR Pharmaceuticals, a Chilean pharmaceutical drug company, raised capital via IPO

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Capital Raise (Acquisition Financing) | $65 million | Aerospace & Defense

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions acquired Herley Industries, an aerospace and defense company specializing in micro and millimeter wave products

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Capital Raise | $100 million | Technology

Dice Holdings, a leading provider of specialized websites and services for professional communities, raised capital via a secondary sale of General Atlantic and Quadrangle's ownership 

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Capital Raise (Acquisition Financing) | $480 million | Technology

Apax Partners, a U.S. private equity firm and its portfolio company iGate, a publicly traded IT firm that provides offshore-based outsourcing services, acquired a majority stake in Patni, a leading Indian IT services company

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Capital Raise | $85 million | Shipping

Ultrapetrol, a Latin America based shipping company, raised capital via a convertible note

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Capital Raise | Energy

QGEP, a Brazilian E&P company, raised capital via IPO

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Capital Raise } $85 million | Healthcare

Automated HealthCare Services, a medical software company focused on improving the patient experience, raised capital via a secondary sale by its founders to ABRY Partners, a U.S. private equity firm

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Capital Raise | $50 million | Energy

Tri-Alpha Energy, a company focused on developing aneutronic fusion power, raised capital via an investment by Wellcome Trust, a U.K. sovereign fund 

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Capital Raise | Healthcare

AutoGenomics, a provider of one of the first automated microarray based multiplexing molecular diagnostic platforms, raised capital via a pre-IPO debt financing to high net worth individuals

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Capital Raise | $34 million | Healthcare

Vical, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the prevention and treatment of chronic or life-threatening infectious diseases, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $45 million | Healthcare

Dynavax, a biotech company focused on infection diseases, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $21 million | Healthcare

Cerus, a global blood products company, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $69 million | Healthcare

Exact Sciences, a molecular diagnostics company focused on early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $36 million | Healthcare

China Cord, a leading provider of cord blood storage services in China, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $130 million | Energy

Amonix, a leading concentrated photovoltaic solar power system developer raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $25 million | Financial Institutions

ACTIV Financial, a leading financial market data vendor, raised capital via a third venture capital round led by Bessemer Venture Partners

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Capital Raise | $9.0 billion | Financial Institutions

Morgan Stanley raised capital via a rescue financing by Mitsubishi UFJ during the 2008 financial crisis

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Capital Raise | $35 million | Chemicals

Lehigh Technologies, a recycled rubbers company, raised capital via equity financing

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Capital Raise | $56 million | Mining

Gold Resources, a gold mining company based in Central America, raised capital via a PIPE