KMG taps CCMP Capital advisor to board

KMG Chemicals, a specialty chemicals provider, has named James Gentilcore to its board of directors. The former CEO of Edwards Group, Gentilcore is an executive advisor to CCMP Capital Advisors.

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PE-backed LHP ups Ehrie to CFO: CORRECTION

LHP Hospital Group, which is backed by CCMP Capital Advisors, has promoted John W. Ehrie from executive vice president and chief financial officer to CEO. The appointment is effective immediately. Ehrie replaces Mark Miller who recently resigned as CEO. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, LHP is a provider of capital and services for not-for-profit hospitals and hospital systems.

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Vodafone paying 10.4x cash flow for Spain’s Ono: Reuters

Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain’s largest cable operator, Ono , for 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion), the latest hefty deal in a European telecoms sector starting to rebuild as the region recovers from a recession, sister news service Reuters reported. Ono is 54 percent owned by a group of large buyout shops.

Jamieson sold to CCMP Capital Advisors

Jamieson Laboratories is being sold to CCMP Capital Advisors. The deal is expected to close January 31, 2014. Canadian Jamieson is a provider of vitamins, minerals and nutrition supplements.

Milacron and Mold-Masters Join Forces

Milacron and Mold-Masters are joining forces to form a global solutions provider positioned to serve the full range of customer needs. Milacron is backed by private equity investor CCMP Capital Advisors.

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CCMP Buys Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

CCMP Capital Advisors has agreed to invest in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Financial terms weren’t announced. The seller is the former Saunders Karp & Megrue, which merged with Apax Partners in 2005. Mark Butler, Ollie’s cofounder, will remain Chairman and CEO. He will also retain a significant ownership position in Ollie’s as the company’s largest individual […]

Reuters – Wanda Acquires AMC Movies

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to buy movie chain AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion, including debt, writes Reuters. AMC is owned by an investment group that includes Bain Capital, CCMP Capital Advisors and Spectrum Equity Capital. Reuters – Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group agreed to buy AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion, including debt, […]

Follow-On Offering for Francesca’s Holdings

Specialty boutique retailer Francesca’s Holdings has announced a follow-on offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock. The shares are being offered by selling stockholders, which include members of management and directors of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation and affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors. PRESS RELEASE Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:FRAN) today announced a follow-on offering of 9,000,000 […]

Fournier Joins CCMP as Executive Advisor

CCMP Capital Advisors said Wednesday that Dominique Fournier will become executive advisor to its U.K. affiliate. Fournier will work on industrial investment opportunities for CCMP in Europe and the U.S. Fournier was most recently CEO of Infineum International. PRESS RELEASE CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC today announced that Dominique Fournier has agreed to become an Executive […]

Francesca’s Holdings Upsizes Follow-On Offering

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation has announced the upsizing and pricing of its follow-on public offering. The size of the offering has been increased from the previously announced 9,000,000 shares of common stock to 10,400,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $23.00 per share. Selling stockholders include CCMP Capital Advisors. PRESS RELEASE Francesca’s […]

Quiznos Close to Deal to Restructure Debt

U.S. sandwich chain Quiznos, which is struggling with slumping sales and a recent violation of debt terms, is close to a deal to restructure its roughly $870 million of debt, Reuters wrote Thursday, citing the Wall Street Journal. The company is owned by firms CCMP Capital Advisors and Consumer Capital Partners. However, as part of the tentative deal, hedge fund Avenue Capital would convert its debt to equity and invest cash in Quiznos, giving Avenue more than a 70% ownership stake in the chain, Reuters wrote.

Slideshow: Spinning Their Way to New Investors

Investment firms are being spun out of banks left and right—some, to keep companies in compliance with the new requirements imposed on banks via Dodd-Frank. peHUB has been tracking some of the spin-outs seeking capital, and some others, that have not yet needed to fundraise—but soon, might. While the fundraising market has been generous to some private equity firms, other PE shops could face difficulty bringing in capital absent of their big-brother LPs. Only time will tell….

CCMP Confirms Buy of Medpace, Deal Valued at Roughly $500 Mln

CCMP Capital Advisors is buying 80% of Medpace via a recap. Management will own the rest, according to a statement Monday. News of the deal was reported by peHUB last week. The transaction is valued at roughly $500 million, a person said. Cincinnati-based Medpace is a CRO that provides Phase I-IV core development services for drug, biologic, and device programs.

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