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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Stonebridge Completes the Acquisition of a Safety Infrastructure Solutions Business

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce the recapitalization of Safety Infrastructure Solutions (“SIS” or the “Company”).  With annual revenues approaching $50 million, SIS and its subsidiaries rent and sell infrastructure safety products to a broad group of industrial customers for applications in the highway construction and repair, pipeline construction and repair, industrial plant infrastructure, water…

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Exal Sells Its European Operations to Ardaugh Group

Stonebridge Fund IV portfolio company, Exal Corporation, announced the closing of the sale of its European operations to Ardaugh Group on February 28, 2012 for aggregate value exceeding $110 million. The sale included can manufacturing plants in France, the Netherlands and Hungary, as well as a joint venture slug plant based in France. Proceeds from the sale will be…

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Stonebridge Partners Realizes Seven Times Its Investment with the Sale of Boyd Corporation

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge”) is pleased to announce the sale of Boyd Corporation (“Boyd” or the “Company”) to LTI Flexible Products on July 26, 2011. Boyd was acquired from its majority owner and certain key managers and has grown its earnings by over five times since its acquisition by Stonebridge in February 2008. The transaction has resulted in a seven…

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Stonebridge Partners Sells Alpha Packaging and Durcon Laboratory Tops, Inc.

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce the recent sales of its portfolio companies, Alpha Packaging (“Alpha”) and Durcon Laboratory Tops, Inc. (“Durcon”) for a combined value approaching $400 million. Alpha was acquired by Irving Place Capital, while Durcon was sold to Quad-C Management, Inc., two well-known, longstanding private equity firms. As both companies generated significant…

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