Private equity deals

October 1, 2013, 6:48 PM UTC

Bruxie, an Orange, Calif.-based gourmet waffle sandwich restaurant concept, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity funding from Catterton

Cigital, a Dulles, Va.-based provider of software security services and solutions, has raised $50 million in equity funding from LLR

Fieldwood Energy LLC, a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings, has completed its $3.75 billion acquisition of Apache Corp.’s (NYSE: APA) Gulf of Mexico Shelf business.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) has received several first-round bids for its Ortho Clinical Diagnostics unit, according to Reuters. The unit, which makes bloog screening equipment and lab blood tests, could garner around $5 billion. Bidders included Bain Capital, The Blackstone Group, BC Partners, The Carlyle Group and KKR.

H.I.G. Capital has invested an undisclosed amount into Lexmark Carpet Mills Inc., a Dalton, Ga.–based manufacturer of broadloom carpet for hospitality, residential and niche commercial

Platinum Equity has acquired MetoKote Corp., a Lima, Ohio–based provider of industrial metal coating services, from CCMP Capital Partners. No financial terms were

Platte River Equity has acquired a control stake in Wildcat Minerals LLC, a Golden, Colo.–based provider of material handling solutions to sand producers. No financial terms were

The Sterling Group has acquired ROM Corp. and Speciality Manufacturing Inc. from Century Park Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed for either deal. The two companies will be merged into a Belton, Mo.-based provider of safety and productivity-oriented components to the emergency vehicle, truck, trailer, transit bus and school bus markets.

T&H Global Holdings
, a Naperville, Ill.-based provider of specialized insurance claims services, announced that its VeriClaim subsidiary has acquired McMartin Wasek & Associates Inc., a provider of loss adjusting and claims handling services to the property and casualty insurance market. No financial terms were disclosed. T&H is a portfolio company of Flexpoint

Vestar Capital Partners has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Roland Foods, a New York–based imported specialty foods business. No financial terms were

Verdesian Life Sciences
, a portfolio company of Paine & Partners, has acquired INTX Microbials LLC, a Kentland, Ind.–based provider of inoculant, seed treatment, and biological growth enhancement products. No financial terms were disclosed.

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