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Stonebridge Completes the Growth Equity Recapitalization of Safety Infrastructure Solutions

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful growth equity recapitalization of Safety Infrastructure Solutions (“SIS” or the “Company”) in partnership with its founders, management team and other equity investors. Earnings have nearly tripled since Stonebridge’s initial investment, resulting in over a 3.6x gross cash-on-cash return. Importantly, the transaction not only provided liquidity to Stonebridge’s investors, it also provided…

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Stonebridge Partners acquires Cast-Crete USA, LLC in partnership with Management

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Cast-Crete USA, LLC (“Cast-Crete” or the “Company”) in partnership with Cast-Crete’s primary shareholder, Shea Hughes. Shea, whose father Ralph Hughes founded the Company in 1955, will remain on the Board of Directors and will retain his position as the largest individual shareholder. In addition, as part of the transaction,…

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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Recapitalization of ADI American Distributors

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization of ADI American Distributors, LLC (“ADI” or the “Company”) in partnership with ADI’s founder, David Beck. David, who founded ADI in 1983, will remain President and CEO and has retained a significant ownership position. The transaction closed on April 29, 2016. Based in Randolph, NJ, ADI (www.americandistr.com) is a leading,…

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American Dryer Enters Into Agreement To Be Acquired By Whirlpool

FALL RIVER, Massachusetts – May 18, 2015. American Dryer Corporation (“ADC”) announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Whirlpool Corporation. The planned acquisition gives Whirlpool Corporation’s commercial laundry business a platform to reach new markets and channels, while building on a strong foundation of industry-leading innovation, quality and service. “The acquisition of ADC by Whirlpool…

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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Recapitalization of Swiff-Train Company

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization of Swiff-Train Company LLC (“Swiff-Train” or the “Company”) on December 23, 2014. Swiff-Train, based in Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the largest full-line suppliers and distributors of floor covering products in the country. The Company offers a broad range of hardwood, vinyl, carpet, ceramic and laminate flooring products, as…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Really Innovations as an Add-on to BrandFX

Stonebridge Partners has completed the acquisition of Really Innovations through BrandFX Body Company (“BrandFX”), a portfolio company since August 2013. The acquisition of Really Innovations fits well with Stonebridge’s growth strategy for BrandFX, adding more specialized product lines and opening access to several key customers within the pest control and lawn care markets. Really Innovations has a longstanding reputation…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires BrandFX

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the recapitalization of BrandFX Body Company (“BrandFX” or the “Company”) based in Fort Worth, Texas on August 30, 2013. With annual revenues approaching $80 million, BrandFX manufactures and sells composite utility truck bodies. Products include service bodies designed for smaller utility trucks, line bodies designed for…

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Stonebridge Partners Portfolio Company, Safety Infrastructure Solutions, Completes Another Add-On Acquisition of a Regional Competitor

Safety Infrastructure Solutions (“SIS” or the “Company”), a Fund IV portfolio company of Stonebridge Partners, completed the acquisition of Z Corp in late December, 2012. Z Corp is a complimentary regional infrastructure company with multiple locations in the southern region of the United States. The acquisition opens up a new, attractive marketplace for SIS while providing strong regional management…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Metaris Hydraulics

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Metaris Hydraulics by its portfolio company Hydraulex Global on August 30, 2012. Metaris has a long-standing reputation for being a leading global provider of high-quality aftermarket hydraulic and power transmission components servicing the mobile and industrial markets. Metaris enjoys a strong brand name and sells a large share of its…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Flint Hydrostatics

Stonebridge Partners’ portfolio company Hydraulex Global has successfully completed the acquisition of Flint Hydrostatics, located in Memphis, Tennessee. Stonebridge created Hydraulex Global with the platform acquisition of Attica Hydraulic Exchange in August 2010 and the add-on acquisitions of Hydraulic Repair and Design in December 2010 and Flint Hydrostatics in June 2012. Hydraulex Global was formed to be the premier leader…

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