Private equity firm Forsyth Capital Investors LLC has purchased medical device equipment company Vante Inc.
Vante, headquartered in Tuscon, Ariz., designs and produces products to manipulate medical plastics. The company manufactures catheter manufacturing equipment, biopharmaceutical equipment, industrial applications and other equipment.
Forsyth executed the deal through Machine Solutions, which it picked up in November 2011.
Machine Solutions, based in Flagstaff, Ariz., provides mechanical services for testing medical devices. Vante is the company’s first add-on acquisition under Forsyth’s ownership.
St. Louis, Mo.-based Forsyth focuses on making investments in middle market equipment and component manufacturing companies. The firm has invested in Baldwin Technology Co. Inc. and Engle Martin & Associates Inc.
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