Golden Gate Capital said Monday it agreed to buy Springs Window Fashions from Heartland Industrial Partners and interests of the Close Family. Financial terms were not announced. Middleton, Wis.-based Springs Fashions makes and sells custom and stock window coverings and drapery hardware to retail and commercial customers. The deal is expected to close in June. BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial advisor to Golden Gate Capital on this transaction. J.P. Morgan served as financial advisor to Springs.
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As of this morning, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has a new, publicly traded company in its portfolio: San Francisco’s RMG Networks, a digital signage media company that has raised $20 million from Kleiner, DAG Ventures, and National Cinemedia since its 2006 founding. The company didn’t stage an IPO; rather, it completed a reverse merger with the blank check company in a maneuver that landed it on the Nasdaq.
Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm founded by former Golden Gate Capital executives, has clinched another retail deal. New York-based Sycamore said today it agreed to by Hot Topic, a teen retailer, for about $600 million or $14 a share.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill is proving to be a sweet deal for Golden Gate Capital. Ignite Restaurant Group said late Wednesday it had agreed to buy Romano’s Macaroni Grill for about $55 million.
Golden Gate Capital has sold Romano’s Macaroni Grill to Ignite Restaurant Group for about $55 million. Ignite says it will fund the acquisition through a $50 million upsizing of the company’s existing credit facility. The deal is expected to close in late second quarter. KeyBanc Capital Markets provided financial advice to Ignite. Romano’s Macaroni Grill, which opened its first restaurant in 1988, currently owns and operates 186 units and franchises five units across 36 states.
Leeds Equity Partners is to sell Ex Libris™ Global Holdings to Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ex Libris is the leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise content and knowledge management software solutions for academic and research institutions.
Wolverine Worldwide, a publicly traded marketing and licensing company, and the private equity firms Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Partners, have completed their acquisition of the brand development and licensing company Collective Brands for $21.75 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $2.0 billion, including the assumption of debt.
Eddie Bauer said Monday that Daniel Templin was named chief operating officer and chief financial office. Most recently, Templin was the CFO of VF Outdoor. Eddie Bauer, a Seattle retailer, is backed by Golden Gate Capital.
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Golden Gate Capital is providing a five-year, $65 million senior secured term loan to Coldwater Creek. The retailer also completed an amendment to a $70 million revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo that matures on May 16, 2016. As part of the deal, Golden Gate has the right to purchase up to 19.9% of Coldwater [...]