Private equity deals

March 1, 2012, 8:17 PM UTC

J.C. Flowers may bid for the Asian insurance assets being sold by ING Groep NV, Blooomberg reports. Flowers may also bid for Direct Line Group, an insurance unit owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, according to the report.

The Carlyle Group acquired an 85% stake in Ri Happy, Brazil’s largest retail toy chain. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners has acquired American Golf, the largest golf retailer in the UK.

Fleming Family & Partners and Bestport Ventures have acquired CreditCall, a provider of secure credit and debit card payment processing services for wireless-enabled devices. Financial terms were not disclosed. disclosed.

Thursday March 1, 2012


Arsenal Capital Partners has acquired The Western Institutional Review Board from BV Investment Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. WIRB is an institutional review board services provider to the drug and medical device markets.

Huntsman Gay Capital Partners has acquired Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc., a Chicago-based maker of specialty compounds for applications in the automotive, health care, electrical, appliance, and construction markets. Wind Point Partners was the seller. No financial terms were disclosed.

Icicle Seafoods Inc., a seafood harvesting and processing company, has agreed to acquire Snopac Products Inc., a seafood processing company with operations in Alaska and Seattle. No financial terms were disclosed. Icicle Seafood is owned by Paine &

Navigation Capital Partners has acquired Minnesota-based Nexus Information Systems, as its first deal for an IT and managed services platform called Stratos Management Systems. No financial terms were disclosed.

New Evolution Ventures has sponsored a recapitalization of Affliction Holdings LLC, a Seal Beach, Calif.-based branded lifestyle apparel company. No pricing terms were disclosed. Wells Fargo Trade Credit provided debt financing, while FocalPoint Securities managed the process. In a simultaneous transaction, Affliction acquired Throwdown Industries.

One Equity Partners has acquired Linpac Allibert, the former returnable transport packaging business ofLinpac Group. No financial terms were disclosed. Linpac Allibert reported €181 million in 2020 revenue.

Pamlico Capital has acquired SecureNet Inc., a Dallas-based security systems integrator. It is the first acquisition for Securadyne, a new Pamlico-sponsored systems integration platform led by Carey Boethel (ex-Siemens). No financial terms were disclosed.

Presidio Inc., a portfolio company of American Securities, has acquired BlueWater Communications, a provider of enterprise IT infrastructure solutions. No financial terms were

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