Private equity deals

November 5, 2013, 9:09 PM UTC

3i Group has acquired an additional 49% stake in ferry group Scandlines from Allianz Capital Partners for €165 million, and also has refinanced the company’s debt facilities. 3i and Allianz previously had talked about selling the company, before 3i agreed to increase its position.

Brentwood Associates has agreed to acquire Port Washington, Wis.-based shoemaker Allen Edmonds Corp. from Goldner Hawn Johnson & Co. No financial terms were

Confie Seguros, a personal insurance company focused on Hispanic consumers, has acquired two insurance agencies: DeFranco Insurance Agency (Niagara Falls, NY) and City Insurance (Palm Springs, FL). No financial terms were disclosed. Confue Seguros is a portfolio company of ABRY Partners.

Goldman Sachs has agreed to acquire a “significant minority equity interest” in ProQuest, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of electronic and microform information products for “serious research.” No financial terms were disclosed. Sellers include ABRY

Industrial Dynamics Co. (a.k.a. Filtec), a Torrance, Calif.-based provider of in-line inspection instrumentation and systems for the beverage industry, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity funding from SFW Capital

Lynx Equity has acquired Valuelight Ltd., a Canadian maker and distributor of energy-efficient lighting. No financial terms were disclosed.

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, a distiller of premium moonshine, has raised a “significant equity investment” from Centerview

TPG Capital has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc., a Twinsburg, Ohio–based pharmacy benefit management company with annual revenue in excess of $3.5 billion. No financial terms were disclosed.

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