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2012-08-21 10:20:51

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- D.C. - EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) today announced that it has filed a complaint in Federal Court seeking to enjoin the announced acquisition of the TCW Group by investment funds managed by the Carlyle Group, together with TCW's management, from Societe Generale of France. EIG's complaint, filed in the Central District of California, alleges that the proposed transaction runs-afoul of certain consent rights granted to EIG as part of its...

2012-08-16 06:20:09

GLENVIEW, Ill., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest a 51 percent stake in its Decorative Surfaces segment, consisting of Wilsonart and related international businesses, to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (CD&R). Through a combination of CD&R's equity investment of $395 million and borrowing by the new company, ITW will receive cash proceeds of...

2012-08-15 10:21:46

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, LLC ("DLJ-RECP") has partnered with New York's popular Hester Street Fair to present "Hester Goes Hollywood," a series of Hollywood street fairs throughout the summer of 2012. Hester Goes Hollywood will hold its "Indie Craft Market" on August 18 and its "Goodnight Hollywood Blvd. Music Festival" on August 25. Both events will be held on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in the heart of...

2012-08-15 02:28:52

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC announced today that it has acquired Pexco, LLC, a leading supplier of custom extruded plastic products, from Saw Mill Capital LLC. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Pexco is a leading player in the custom extrusion market, focused on industrial, commercial and medical applications. The Company designs, manufactures and assembles a broad array of products that...

2012-08-14 06:29:26

DETROIT, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners LLC announced today that its portfolio company, LeadingResponse, has acquired IM Solutions, LLC ("IMS"). LeadingResponse is a provider of lead generation and customer acquisition services to clients in a variety of end markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, IMS is a leading provider of online lead generation services to legal professionals through its proprietary lead management software and service solutions....

2012-08-14 02:29:49

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Guggenheim Partners, LLC ("Guggenheim"), a global diversified financial services firm, today announced two appointments to its Equity Research team. Louise Chen, Managing Director, will cover the specialty pharmaceutical sector, and Bret Holley, Managing Director, will cover the biotechnology sector. Based in New York, both analysts will report to Raymond Katz, Director of Equity Research for Guggenheim Partners. "We are excited to have two seasoned...

2012-08-14 02:25:06

DENVER, NEW YORK and TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawkwood Energy LLC ("Hawkwood" or the "Company"), a new upstream oil and gas company, today announced its formation and that an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan ("Teachers'"), through its private equity division Teachers' Private Capital (TPC), have agreed to make an investment of up to $300 million. Hawkwood, which will seek to develop...

2012-08-10 10:22:58

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastipak Holdings, Inc. ("Plastipak" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of plastic packaging solutions (including recycling) to the world's largest consumer product companies, said today that affiliates of GS Capital Partners closed a previously announced equity investment in the Company. The investment will position Plastipak to further capitalize on substantial growth opportunities across its global business platform. Plastipak has...

2012-08-09 06:26:34

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum Equity Partners announced today that it funded the $5 million Series B growth equity round for Nashville, Tenn., based Medical Direct Club, LLC (MDC). Founded in 2009 by CEO Brad Gulmi, MDC is a direct-to-consumer provider of urological supplies, primarily single use, disposable catheters. Prior to starting MDC, Gulmi was the founder and CEO of Diabetes Care Club (DCC), which sold to Simplex in 2007. MDC employs a similar consumer advertising...

2012-08-09 02:21:30

HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced today that it recently closed a new portfolio investment totaling $11.7 million of invested capital in Indianhead Pipeline Services, LLC ("Indianhead Pipeline"). Main Street's investment in Indianhead Pipeline consists of $10.0 million in first lien, senior secured debt with equity warrant participation and a $1.7 million direct equity investment. Indianhead Pipeline is headquartered...