Chart Industries, Inc.’s $22 million acquisition of Hetsco, Inc., from Global Power Equipment Group

Chart Industries, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Chart Lifecycle, Inc. has acquired Hetsco, Inc., from Global Power Equipment Group, Inc. (OTC:GLPW) for approximately $22 million. The Hetsco and Chart Lifecycle combined business will focus on extending equipment lifespan by offering services from installation/start-up, operations/maintenance, training/support, monitoring, process optimization, repair/maintenance and extended warranty. This acquisition supplements […]

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.’s $330 million acquisition of Mortara Instrument

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Mortara Instrument, Inc., for $330 million in cash, primarily financed through a private offering of $300 million of senior unsecured notes. Hill-Rom anticipates the structure of the acquisition will allow the company to qualify for a significant tax benefit, which at a net present value of approximately […]

Central America Bottling Corporation’s $500 Million 144A/Reg S Bond Offering and $236.6 Million Bond Buyback

Hogan Lovells advised The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC), a beverage distributor with operations in Central America, the Caribbean and South America, in the issuance of a US$500 million 5.75% Rule 144A/Regulation S notes due 2027 sold in the international markets. The proceeds will be used to repurchase and redeem all of the outstanding US$300 […]

Turnbridge Capital, LLC’s acquisition of a minority stake in Gradiant Energy Services (GES)

Jones Day has advised Turnbridge Capital, LLC in its acquisition of a minority stake in Gradiant Energy Services (GES), a provider of integrated water management solutions to the energy industry. GES is focused on deploying its three product and service lines in all major basins throughout the United States; Selective Chemical Extraction (SCE™) is a […]

Elsevier’s acquisition of Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services

Jones Day has advised Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, in its acquisition of Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services. The acquisition will enable Elsevier to significantly expand access to Plum Analytics’ altmetrics to more researchers and more institutions. Plum Analytics was founded in early 2012 and is […]

FactSet’s acquisition of Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange

Jones Day is advising FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, in its acquisition of Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange. With more than 300 employees across 14 offices in Europe and the United States, IDMS is a leading managed solutions and portal provider for the global […]

GTCR’s artnership with Charles A. Nicolais to form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented GTCR, which announced on February 1, 2017, that it has entered into a partnership with Charles A. Nicolais to form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions, Inc. The new company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will focus on acquiring companies and assets in the specialty chemicals, materials and ingredients industry as part of […]

Morgan Stanley’s US$7 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Sidley has advised the underwriters, led by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, in connection with Morgan Stanley’s SEC-registered global offering of US$7 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes. The three-tranche offering was comprised of US$1.75 billion of floating rate senior notes due 2022, US$3 billion of 3.625% fixed rate senior notes due 2027 and […]

Coty Inc.’s $600 Million acquisition of 60% Interest in Younique LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Younique LLC, a leading online peer-to-peer social selling platform in beauty, in its sale of a 60 percent stake to Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) for approximately $600 million, valuing Younique at $1 billion. The transaction closed on Feb. 1. In this new partnership, Younique’s founders continue to own the remaining […]

Riverside Company’s acquisition of Eirene, Inc., a provider of a cloud-based SaaS software for dental practices

The Riverside Company has bolstered its ProSites platform with the addition of Eirene, Inc. (dba PracticeMojo), a provider of a cloud-based SaaS software for dental practices. No financial terms were disclosed. ProSites offers custom website design, search engine marketing, social media management, and pay-per-click solutions to over 14,000 dental, medical and professional practices. PracticeMojo’s software […]

Shore Capital Partners’s acquisition of a minority stake in Argentum Medical, LLC and certain assets of Cura Surgical, Inc.

Shore Capital Partners has announced that it has completed a growth investment in Argentum Medical, LLC and certain assets of Cura Surgical, Inc. Founded in 2001 and located in Geneva, IL, Argentum manufactures and sells innovative wound care products across a wide number of clinical applications, including the Silverlon® brand, its rapidly-growing, proprietary range of […]