Stage Capital Management Spin off

Oct 3, 2016– (Press Release Date)

Stage Capital Management Spin off from NBGI Private Equity

Stage Capital today announces that it has completed its separation from NBGI, backed by funds managed by Deutsche Bank Private Equity (“DBPE”) and Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”, together the “Investors”).

About Stage Capital (www.stagecap.com)
Stage Capital Management Limited completed a spin-out from NBGI Private Equity in 2016, backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Deutsche Bank Private Equity, and is an independent private equity manager, run and owned by its partners through Stage Capital LLP.

Stage Capital manages a portfolio comprising private equity, venture capital and real estate investments across UK and Europe. A number of portfolio companies remain in growth and build-up mode and the firm will continue to be active in making acquisitions and supporting organic growth.

Stage typically invests between €5m-€25m into each portfolio company, and has been committed to investing in the lower midmarket since 2000. The team will continue to back experienced, dynamic management teams to build strong platform investments and drive change to create valuable, sustainable businesses.

Charterhouse Capital Partners acquires Sagemcom from Carlyle

Oct 3, 2016– (Press Release Date)

Charterhouse Capital Partners today annouenced that it has acquires Sagemcom alongside with managment from Carlyle. Sagemcom is a French high-tech group market leader communicating terminals with high added value: Internet box, television decoders and smart meter multi-energy.Carlyle intially acquired a Sagemcom majority stake in 2011 through its LBO fund Carlyle Europe Partners III

About Sagemcom

French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top boxes, Internet gateways, telephony and multimedia terminals), the intelligent city (smart meter, smart grid, smart site, intelligent infrastructure, smart services) and Internet of Things (founding member of the Alliance LoRa). With a turnover of almost 1.3 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4,000 people on five continents and sells over 23 million devices per year. Sagemcom aims to remain a world leader communicating terminals with high added value. Www.sagemcom.com // www.twitter.com/Sagemcom

About Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $ 176 billion under management, spread over 128 funds and 170 funds of funds (30 June 2016).Carlyle aims to invest so farsighted to create value for its investors who for many pension funds. The investment activities of Carlyle come in four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Investment Solutions – deployed worldwide: in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East , North America and South America. Carlyle’s expertise covers the aviation industry, defense and services to governments, consumer goods, energy, financial services, health, industry, real estate, telecommunications, media and transport. The Carlyle Group has a network of 35 offices employing over 1650 people across six continents.

About Carlyle Europe Partners
Carlyle Europe Partners seeks to invest in large companies to average in Europe through a wide range of sectors and industries, to accelerate growth and to support their international expansion efforts. The current fund is the fourth in the line of CEP funds. The fund is advised by a team of 39 investment professionals spread across 5 offices.The capital for this investment comes mainly from Carlyle Europe Partners III, which announced a significant number of outlets over the past year, including B & B Hotels, Telecable, axalta, Mutl Packaging Solutions and RAC.

About Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP

Charterhouse is a major player in private equity in Europe. This target a limited number of quality companies based in Western Europe, worth between 250 million and 2.0 billion euros, with the aim of supporting management teams in place the development of their activities. Charterhouse, based in London, is an independent fund held by its partners bringing together 7 nationalities and averaging 14 years old. Since its inception, Charterhouse has completed over 140 acquisitions for a total value exceeding 50 billion euros. www.charterhouse.co.uk

Sterling Partners acquired Results Physiotherapy

Oct 10, 2014 – (Press Release Date)

Sterling Partners acquired Results Physiotherapy

Sterling Partners today announced that it has acquired Results Physiotherapy as on October 3, 2014. The Company “Results Physiotherapy” two founders, Gary Cunningham and Greg Spurgin, remain significant shareholders in the company.

“Our partnership with Results Physiotherapy reinforces Sterling’s investment strategy of partnering with founders who have built great businesses that are making a positive difference in people’s lives,” said Danny Rosenberg, Managing Director at Sterling Partners.

About Results Physiotherapy

Results Physiotherapy offers world-class physical therapy, a ground-breaking advance over the old exercise-only treatments. International studies prove its hands-on approach yields faster pain relief and more lasting recovery. The company’s licensed therapists are trained in the newest, evidence-based techniques from around the world, combining the best of traditional physical therapy with expert hands-on release of muscle and joint tension. Results Physiotherapy Centers are conveniently located in more than 60 locations throughout Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.  www.resultsphysiotherapy.com

About Sterling Partners

Sterling Partners is a private equity firm with a distinct point of view on how to build great companies. Founded in 1983, Sterling has invested billions of dollars, guided by the company’s stated purpose: INSPIRED GROWTH®, which describes Sterling’s approach to buying differentiated businesses and growing them in inspired ways. Sterling focuses on investing growth capital in small- and mid-market companies in industries with positive, long-term trends – healthcare, education and business services. Sterling provides valuable support to the management teams of the companies in which the firm invests through a deep and dedicated team of operations and functional experts based in the firm’s offices in Chicago, Baltimore and Miami.  www.sterlingpartners.com

Century Capital Partners acquired stake in PrecisionLender

Oct 9, 2014 – (Press Release Date)

Century Capital Partners acquired stake in PrecisionLender

Century Capital Partners today announced that it has acquires a minoirty stake in PrecisionLender for an undisclosed amount.

About PrecisionLender

PrecisionLender is a web-based pricing and profitability management solution used by thousands of lenders every day to price over $20 billion in commercial transactions each quarter. With PrecisionLender, loan officers finally have a tool they can use, in the moment, to have a constructive conversation that focuses on the borrower’s needs, and allows them to hand-craft a solution that works for both the borrower AND the bank. www.precisionlender.com

About  Century Capital Partners

Century Capital Partners provides buyout capital and growth equity to lower middle market financial services, insurance and healthcare services companies. The firm pursue both control and minority investments in rapidly growing, profitable businesses led by management teams that are leaders in their respective industries. www.centurycap.com/private_equity/

Monomoy acquired Cobra Electronics

Oct 8, 2014 – (Press Release Date) 

Monomoy acquired Cobra Electronics

Monomoy Capital Partners today announced that it has acquired Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR) at a price of  $4.30 per share. and Cobra Electronics will be delisted (Going private) and added to Monomoy portfolio list.

William Blair & Co., LLC acted as financial advisor, and Sidley Austin LLPacted as legal advisor, to Cobra Electronics.  Houlihan Lokey acted as financial advisor, and Kirkland & Ellis, LLP acted as legal advisor, to Monomoy Capital Partners.

About Cobra Electronics Corporation

Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and distributor of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Cobra is a market leader in the two-way radio, radar detector and citizens band radio sectors. The company has recently expanded into the marine radio market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte have all recognized Cobra for the company’s innovation and industry leadership. www.cobra.com

About Monomoy Capital Partners

Monomoy Capital Partners is a private equity firm with $700 million in committed capital that makes controlling investments in middle market businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, consumer product and foodservice sectors. Monomoy implements customized business improvement programs at its portfolio companies that reduce operating expenses, increase profitability and support profitable growth. www.mcpfunds.com

Lovell Minnick Partners invests in 361 Capital

June 10, 2014 – (Press Release Date)

Lovell Minnick Partners invests in 361 Capital

Lovell Minnick Partners today announced that it has invested in 361 Capital, an asset management firm specializing in liquid alternative investments, for an undisclosed amount. Lovell Minnick Partners will assume a minority ownership stake in the Denver-based alternatives firm.

About 361 Capital

361 Capital is an asset management firm specializing in liquid alternative investments. Founded in 2001, the firm is a pioneer in delivering innovative alternative investment strategies to investors through highly liquid vehicles. 361 Capital specializes in managed futures, long/short equity, multi-strategy, and global macro strategies, accessible through mutual funds, limited partnerships, and separate accounts. The firm distributes its products through investment advisors and institutions. www.361capital.com

About Lovell Minnick Partners LLC

Lovell Minnick Partners LLC is an independent, management-owned private equity firm providing buyout and growth capital to companies in the financial services industry. From offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, Lovell Minnick manages private equity partnerships that have raised over $1.1 billion in committed capital. Portfolio companies of Lovell Minnick operate in various areas of the global financial services industry, including asset management, financial product distribution, securities brokerage, financial consulting services, banking, specialty finance, and specialized outsourcing solutions. www.lovellminnick.com

CIVC Partners acquired Track Utilities

June 6, 2014 – (Press Release Date)

CIVC Partners acquired Track Utilities

CIVC Partners, L.P., a Chicago-based middle market private equity firm focused on investments in the business services and financial services industries, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Track Utilities, LLC (“Track” or the “Company”) in partnership with management. KeyBank National Association and Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company provided debt financing for the transaction.

Stifel served as financial advisor and Dorsey & Whitney LLP served as legal advisor to Track. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to CIVC.

About Track Utilities

Track provides mission-critical electric and telecommunications infrastructure services in the Northwest region of the United States through a non-union labor force of over 200 employees. Track has deep relationships with the major electric utilities and telecom providers in its territory and is unique in its ability to offer customers a full suite of aerial telecom, underground telecom, overhead electric, underground electric, joint utility trenching, and directional drilling services. www.trackutilitiesllc.com

About CIVC Partners

CIVC Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm with 25 years of experience. CIVC has invested $1.4 billion in 55 platform transactions and dozens of add-on acquisitions since 1989. CIVC is currently investing out of CIVC Partners Fund IV. CIVC focuses on companies operating within the business services and financial services industries. www.civc.com

AEA Investors acquired Galco

June 4, 2014 – (Press Release Date)

AEA Investors acquired Galco

Quarton Partners today announced that Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc. (“Galco” or the “Company”), has been acquired by affiliates of AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) for an undisclosed amount. Galco is a premier distributor of industrial and commercial electrical and electronic control, automation and motion products.

Quarton Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Galco in this transaction.

About Galco Industrial Electronics

Galco Industrial Electronics, headquartered in Madison Heights, Michigan, is a leading distributor of industrial electronics for automation, control and motion applications. The Company has established one of the most complete product offerings in the industry, factory-authorized for over one million products from over 150 product lines. Galco’s product portfolio includes components such as drives, relays, contactors, circuit breakers, switches and numerous others, serving applications for controlled power, speed, velocity, torque, position, sequence, interpolation, test, measurement and data acquisition. www.galco.com

About AEA Investors LP

AEA Investors LP was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial assets. AEA’s active individual investors (the “Participants”) include an extraordinary network of more than 75 highly successful business executives, industrial families and former government leaders.www.aeainvestors.com