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forbes.com 12 hours, 4 minutes ago

Private Equity Firms Turn To Independent Sponsors As Industry Moves Down Market

Former operating executives are increasingly teaming up with private equity firms to identify smaller niche opportunities. : Independent sponsors are emerging as uniquely positioned participants in the low to middle market, according to industry experts. The term independent sponsor typically refers to an individual with industry experience who partners with a traditional PE or other capital provider to invest. They raise capital on a deal-by-deal basis. Not only are they helping dry powder find a home, independent sponsors also diffuse the risk of having to find equity for transactions by establishing relationships with capital providers.
Read by 40% of LPs

pehub.com 14 hours, 4 minutes ago

Llr, Parthenon Invest In Daysmart Software

LLR Partners and Parthenon Capital have invested in DaySmart Software as part of a recap. Financial terms weren't announced. SFW Capital Partners, which invested in DaySmart in 2016, is exiting. DaySmart p [...]
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pehub.com 14 hours, 34 minutes ago

Llr, Parthenon Invest In Daysmart Software

LLR Partners and Parthenon Capital have invested in DaySmart Software as part of a recap. Financial terms weren't announced. SFW Capital Partners, which invested in DaySmart in 2016, is exiting. DaySmart provides business management software to the salon, pet care, spa and tattoo industries. Raymond James provided financial advice to DaySmart. Private equity investment to help fuel continued growth of DaySmart's industry-leading business management software platform Ann Arbor, MI.
Read by 40% of LPs

pehub.com October 15, 2019

Clarion Funds Harris & Harris

Clarion Capital Partners LLC has made an investment in Chicago-based Harris & Harris Ltd, a provider of accounts receivable management and customer care solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Mesirow [...]
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pehub.com October 15, 2019

Monroe Backs Team's Buyout Of Ameribest

Monroe Capital has provided a senior credit facility to back TEAM Services' acquisition of AmeriBest, a Philadelphia-based home care agency. No financial terms were disclosed. TEAM is backed by Alpine Investors [...]
Read by 66% of LPs

prnewswire.com October 11, 2019

Southfield Capital Sells Spectrum Automotive Holdings Corp.

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southfield Capital, a premier lower middle market private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the sale of Spectrum Automotive Holdings Corp. ("Spectrum Automotive" or the "Company") to Cornell Capital LLC. Spectrum Automotive...
Read by 43% of LPs

allaboutalpha.com October 08, 2019

Divestitures And Carve-outs In The Top Middle Market Deals | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.

Private equity middle market deal-making did well in the first half of 2019, matching the pace of 2018, which was a record-setting year, according to a new report from The authors credit the usual suspects with this continued vigor: lots of dry powder; low interest rates; and continued economic expansion.Read More.
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businesswire.com October 08, 2019

Trivest Partners Announces Quatrro Business Support Services, A New Tgif Platform Investment

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trivest Partners, LP ("Trivest" or the "Firm") announces it has made an investment in Quatrro Business Support Services ("QBSS" or "the Company"). The QBSS transaction represents the 9th platform company investment in the Trivest Growth Investment Fund ("TGIF"), a $225 million fund dedicated to making growth and non-control investments in founder/family-owned businesses. Trivest joins VSS in the investment. CM Sharma, founder of CHM Ventures and a BPO industry veteran wh.
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vcaonline.com October 08, 2019

Vss Completes Investment In Quatrro Business Support Services

Transaction Positions Firm to Leverage Expertise in BPO to Accelerate Growth in Leading "Business Transformation Partner" NEW YORK, October 7, 2019-- VSS and Trivest Partners today announced the completion of their investment in Quatrro Business Support Services ("QBSS" or "the Company"), a leading provider of tech-enabled business process outsourcing ("BPO") services. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. CM Sharma, founder of CHM Ventures and a BPO industry veteran who has now taken over as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, has invested alongside VSS and Trivest to retain a minority ownership in the business.
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vcaonline.com October 03, 2019

Nexphase Capital Announces Investment In Popcornopolis

NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES, October 3, 2019-- NexPhase Capital, LP ("NexPhase" or the "Firm"), an operationally-focused, independent private equity firm, today announced its investment in Popcornopolis, LLC ("Popcornopolis," "PCO" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of premium-quality, ready-to-eat popcorn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Read by 39% of LPs