Panos Brands Acquires Ry-Con Specialty Foods

High Road Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Ry-Con Specialty Foods through its portfolio company, Panos Brands. Ry-Con produces and distributes hormone-free cheeses and other products that do not contain antibiotics, preservatives, or animal by-products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed; High Road Capital acquired Panos in December 2010; this marks the company’s first add-on acquisition since that time.

High Road Capital Partners Buys Dowden Health Media

Buyout shop High Road Capital Partners has acquired Montvale, New Jersey-based Dowden Health Media. Financial terms of the deal were not released, although High Road said the deal was the seventh platform investment from its debut fund. The acquisition closed on December 22. Dowden provides marketing, communications and information technology services for pharmaceutical companies and hospitals.

High Road Capital Pays $22M For PANOS

High Road Capital Partners has completed a $22 million acquisition of New Jersey-based PANOS Brands. PANOS manufactures and markets specialty natural foods. Fifth Third Bank provided financing for the deal. Based in New York, private equity firm High Road Capital focuses on smaller middle-market deals.

High Road Capital Buys Advanced Sleep Medicine

High Road Capital Partners has acquired Advanced Sleep Medicine Services Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of sleep disorder diagnostics and related durable medical equipment in Southern California. No pricing terms were disclosed. Fifth Third Bank provided debt financing.

High Road Capital Buys Celco Controls

High Road Capital Partners has acquired Celco Controls, a Winnipeg-based maker of customized automation control systems for a variety of industries. No pricing terms were disclosed. Bank of Montreal provided senior debt financing, while BMO Capital provided subordinated notes.

High Road Promotes Pair

High Road Capital Partners has promoted both Ben Schnakenberg and Adi Blum to the position of vice president. Schnakenberg joined last year as an associate from LaSalle Bank, while Blum was with Citigroup Global Markets.

High Road Capital Buys Accentus

High Road Capital Partners has acquired Accentus Inc., an Ottawa-based provider of outsourced medical transcription and editing services in Canada. No pricing terms were disclosed for the transaction, which included senior debt from Bank of Montreal and subordinated debt from Bank of Montreal Capital Corp.

High Road Capital Buys All Current Electrical

High Road Capital Partners has acquired All Current Electrical Sales Inc., a wholesale reseller of electrical parts and components used in heavy duty industrial, infrastructure and energy applications. No pricing terms were disclosed. Debt financing was provided by US Bank, PNC Bank and Babson Capital Management.

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