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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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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Recapitalization of Specialty Bakers

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge”) is pleased to announce that it has recently completed the recapitalization of Specialty Bakers LLC (“Specialty Bakers” or the “Company”). John Piotrowski remains President and CEO and retains a significant ownership position. Specialty Bakers is the fourth equity investment made by Stonebridge Partners Equity Fund IV, L.P. Tracing its roots back to 1901, Specialty Bakers is the…

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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Acquisition of Attica Hydraulic Exchange

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Attica Hydraulic Exchange (“Attica” or the “Company”) on August 2, 2010. Attica is the third equity investment made by Stonebridge Partners Equity Fund IV, L.P. Attica is a leader in rebuilding and repairing hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves and electronic fluid controls, which are…

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Stonebridge Partners Announces the Recapitalization of Exal Group

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce that it completed a growth equity recapitalization of Exal Group, the largest manufacturer of shaped aluminum containers in the world, in conjunction with Teachers Private Capital (TPC), a division of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The transaction closed on April 1, 2010, and represents the second equity investment of Stonebridge Partners Equity Fund IV….

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