ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld


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The Buyside:
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Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Today's Transactions:
Total Fleet Solutions and Miner Merge

The combined company will offer on-site maintenance and on-call repair services

Total Fleet Solutions will merge with the Miner Corp. to form a facilities services and asset management company.

The combined company will offer on-site maintenance, on-call repair service, planned maintenance support and lifestyle-management services to retail, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality companies.

Total Fleet is a portfolio company of New York private equity firm CI Capital Partners LLC and specializes in managing forklifts and other equipment. Miner provides repair services for dock levelers, balers, doors, compators and pallet jacks. 

Prospect Capital Corp. provided a $38.2 million senior-secured loan for the deal. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.


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