PJ United Acquires 26 More Papa John Pizza Restaurants

PJ United, the Birmingham, Ala.-based franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza stores, has acquired 26 Papa John’s Pizza stores from Gaunce Management of Glasgow, Ky., for undisclosed terms. PJ United is a portfolio company of the Washington, D.C.-based middle market private equity firm Halifax Group.

The Halifax Group’s Third Fund Comes in at $393 mln

The Halifax Group said Monday that its third buyout fund collected $393 million in commitment, which is more than its $350 million target. Investors of Halifax III include public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations, funds of funds, family offices, and insurance companies. Halifax targets lower middle-market businesses in health and wellness, infrastructure, business and government services and franchising. The firm’s second fund raised $305 million in 2006.

Newly Merged XL/ALON Names New President and COO

On the heels of the merger of two Virginia-based companies — XL Inc, a global acquisition, grants, and professional services company, with Alon, which assists federal customers with program management and other financial management services — the combined company, XL, has appointed a new president and COO: William Weber, who joins from Kaseman, a government-services […]

XL Merges with ALON

XL Inc., which is backed by The Halifax Group, has merged with ALON. Financial terms weren’t announced. Springfield, Va.-based ALON is a program management, strategic acquisition planning and financial management services business. PRESS RELEASE XL, Inc., (“XL”) a global acquisition, grants and professional services company based in McLean, VA, announced today it has merged with […]

The Halifax Group Inks $150M for Fund III

The Halifax Group has sealed about $150 million in commitments for its middle-market private equity fund Halifax Capital Partners III, L.P., according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The Raleigh, N.C.-based firm is targeting $350 million for the fund, according to the filing.

Halifax Group Backs K2 Industrial Services–UPDATED

The Halifax Group has recapitalized K2 Industrial Services Inc., a provider of outsourced industrial maintenance services to refineries, petro-chemical and power generation facilities, among other companies. Terms of the deal were not released. UPDATE: K2 is a portfolio company of Capital Resources Group.

Halifax Group Backs XL Associates

The Halifax Group has put an undisclosed amount of equity financing into acquisition, grants and professional services company XL Associates Inc. Terms of the deal were not released. Formed in 1989, XL Associates provides professional services to various federal agencies. The company is based in McLean, Va.

Fulcrum Pharma Accepts Takeover Bid

(Reuters) – Fulcrum Pharma Plc (FULB.L) said it accepted a 11.6 million pounds ($17.69 million) takeover bid by a company funded by venture capital group SV Life Sciences and private equity firm Halifax Group, sending its shares up 66.7 percent. The offer of 5.85 pence in cash for each Fulcrum share is at a 73 […]

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