People Moves of the Week

Goldpoint Partners, Deloitte, CMF Associates
Goldpoint taps former Blackstone exec to be CFO; Deloitte hires FDIC veteran; CMF expands Detroit office with Ashley Dunbar

Consumer Goods & Retail

Unilever Grows Personal Care Portfolio with Dermalogica
The company recently inked another skincare deal for Kate Somerville, which was sold by JH Partners

Food & Beverage

Deutsch Family Purchases Redemption As Wine and Spirits Deals Pop
Acquiring Redemption gives Deutsch an entry into the American whiskey segment

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Private Equity

PE Firm North Castle Scoops up Baby-Food Maker Sprout Organic

Centre Lane and Permira have also made healthy food acquisitions recently

Watermill Acquires Quality Metalcraft, As Car Parts Deals Continue

The PE firm recently sold Global Tubes and bought Mountain Molding

H.I.G. Buys Lexmark Rival in Add-On Deal

Folding Northwest into Lexmark gives the private equity firm a larger presence in the hospitality carpet sector

Highlander Completes Purchase of Valvoline's Car-Care Assets

Among the notable brand names Highlander now owns are Car Brite, Eagle One and Pyroil

Arsenal Expands Sealants Business With Lamberti Unit

Innovation in the chemicals and sealants industries is driving M&A activity, such as Arsenal's recent sale of Royal Adhesives

Small Deals to Bring Hundreds of Dealmakers to Windy City

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is scheduled to speak at the AM&AA Summer Conference

Spotlight on Latin America

U.S. private equity investment in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico is at an all-time high, as we explore in the July issue of Mergers & Acquisitions, featuring Jones Day’s Michael McGuinness

Marlin Equity Picks Up PE-Backed Distribution Software Business

PE interest in software continues because of recurring revenue software businesses provide, evidenced by recent deals from GTCR and GI Partners

People Moves of the Week:
Goldpoint Partners, Deloitte, CMF Associates

Goldpoint taps former Blackstone exec to be CFO; Deloitte hires FDIC veteran; CMF expands Detroit office with Ashley Dunbar

Accel-KKR-Backed Olidex Expands in Oil Financial Services with ADP Assets

F.W. Davison and On Center Software are among the PE firm's other software investments

Amag Pharma Acquires GTCR’s Cord Blood Registry

The exit follows the PE firm’s purchase of pharmacy-management software Rx30

The Weekly Wrap: Martha Stewart Living, Stubb's Legendary Kitchen, Pepper Dining

Sequential Brands takes over Martha Stewart Living; McCormick & Co. acquires Stubb's Legendary Kitchen; Brinker International buys Pepper Dining

4 Companies For Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including FullBeauty and Magnum Hunter

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Harwood Private Equity and KSL Capital

Leon Black’s Apollo Said to Plan Largest CLO Fund of the Year

The proposed CLO for Apollo’s credit business would exceed an $856.8M fund raised by Guggenheim Investments

Audax Purchases Medical Device Biz Katena Products

Cardinal Health and Shore Capital have made similar acquisitions, recently

Following Sage Automotive Deal, Clearlake Buys CNI Enterprises

The newly-acquired car interior manufacturer will operate under another Clearlake company, Futuris

Mercator Buys Catapult International, as Logistics Services M&A Continues

The Warburg Pincus-backed buyer serves a long list of carriers, including United Airlines, Thai Airways, Qantas, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, JetBlue, Westjet and South African Airways

Parts Town Expands Food Facility Services with Another Acquisition

This is the first purchase for Parts Town since getting backed by Summit Partners

Clearlake-Backed Legal Support Provider Inventus Acquires Kooby

The deal follows Inventus' March e-discovery purchase of Unified OS

KKR Buys PE-Backed CHI Overhead Doors, as U.S. Real Estate Recovery Continues

Altus Capital and GI Partners have built up through real estate-related purchases

Donating to Charity is a Win/Win for PE Firms

Contributing illiquid assets gives donors tax deductions and other benefits

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