Private equity deals

September 11, 2012, 6:10 PM UTC Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOM) has received buyout offers from Hellman & FriedmanPermira andTPG Capital, according to Reuters. The deal could be valued at more than $1.5

Allegiance Crane & Equipment LLC, a Pompano Beach, Fla.-based portfolio company of Prophet Equity, has acquired USA Mobile Crane LLC, a mobile crane and related equipment business with locations in San Antonio and Carrizo Springs, Texas. No financial terms were disclosed.

Clearlake Capital Group has acquired NetMotion Wireless Inc., a Seattle–based provider of mobile VPN and network performance management software solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. NetMotion had raised over $30 million in VC funding, from Dolphin Equity Partners, Mitsui & Co. Venture Partners, Northwest Venture Associates and Alexander Hutton Venture Partners.

Lagniappe Health, a portfolio company of Calvert Street Capital Partners, has acquired the parent company of Opus-ISM LLC from Kinderhook Industries for an undisclosed amount. Opus-ISM is a Pine Brook, N.J.-based provider of pharmacy management systems.

North Castle Partners has acquired a control position in Curves International Inc., a franchisor of fitness clubs for women with more than 1.5 million members across 90 counties. No financial terms were disclosed.

Paine & Partners has formed Verdesian Life Sciences, an acquisition platform focused on plant health and nutrition. No financial terms were disclosed. Verdesian’s first acquisition is Biagro Western Sales LLC, a developer of plant health and plant nutrition products from creating stronger crop

ProEnergy Holdings, a Sedalia, Missouri.-based provider of new and refurbished equipment, parts and related services for energy generation facilities, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from EOS Partners and ACON Investment

Resilience Capital Partners has acquired R&D Enterprises, a Plymouth, Mich.-based maker of industrial oil coolers and heat exchangers. No financial terms were disclosed.

WHEB Partners has acquired WEMS International Ltd., a British provider of building energy management systems, from Maven Capital Partners and Octopus Ventures for an undisclosed

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