Wunderman acquires FusePump

Ad-tech business FusePump has been sold to Wunderman, part of WPP. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in London, FusePump extracts product data from e-commerce websites and other data sources, making it available for integration into hundreds of marketing channels and advertising applications. Livingstone advised on the deal.

Livingstone London invests in team

Mid-market M&A and debt advisory firm Livingstone has added to its London team. Karen Dawaf, Tom Smith and Lewis Gray have been appointed to further strengthen the team.

Lab21’s blood bank business sold to Trinity Biotech

Lab 21 has sold its blood bank screening business to Trinity Biotech for $7.5 million. Backed by high-profile healthcare entrepreneur and investor Professor Sir Christopher Evans OBE PhD’s Excalibur Group, Lab 21 is a medicine diagnostic specialist supporting healthcare providers, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with technically advanced products and services. Livingstone advised on the transaction.

Scent-Lok Technologies secures strategic investment

Scent-Lok Technologies, a division of ALS Enterprises, has received a strategic investment from Patrick Hylant Jr., a family office investor. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Scent-Lok. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Vendis Capital Seals Equestrian Deal

International equestrian fashion wholesaler Hypo Wholesale has joined forces with consumer-focused investor Vendis Capital in a management buyout. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Hypo Wholesale on the transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lakeshore Recycling Systems is Created Through Merger

Lakeshore Waste Services and Recycling Systems have merged into Lakeshore Recycling Systems. Tensile Capital Management provided the equity financing and Comerica Bank provided the debt financing required for the transaction. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Lakeshore and RSI. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

City Screen Sold to Cineworld

City Screen, a UK-based art-house cinema operator has been sold to Cineworld in a deal valuing the company at 47.3 million pounds ($75.9 million). Independent investment banking firm Livingstone’s consumer sector team advised the City Screen management team and private equity investors Arts Alliance and Albion Ventures on the sale.

High Street Capital Exits Koontz-Wagner

Global Power Equipment Group has acquired Koontz-Wagner Custom Controls Holdings, a portfolio company of High Street Capital. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Koontz-Wagner and High Street. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, is pleased to announce that Global Power Equipment Group, Inc. (“Global Power”) (NASDAQ: GLPW) has acquired […]

Livingstone Adds to Chicago Team

Livingstone has added Thomas Geen, Colin O’Callaghan, Adam Lucas and Colin Monasterio to the firm’s growing Chicago team. Geen and O’Callaghan join Livingstone’s team as associates, supporting the firm’s M&A and capital raising activities across multiple sectors. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas […]

Trio Video Acquired by American Securities’ NEP Broadcasting

Chicago-headquartered provider of mobile HDTV production facilities Trio Video has been acquired by NEP Broadcasting, a portfolio company of American Securities. Independent investment banking firm Livingstone was the exclusive financial advisor to Trio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, is pleased to announce that […]

Livingstone Beijing is Launched

Livingstone, an independent, international investment banking firm, has launched Livingstone Beijing through a joint venture with local investment bank Baron Group. Livingstone has worked successfully with Baron in China for more than six years. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, has announced the launch of Livingstone Beijing through a joint venture […]

Wells Fargo Recapitalizes Smith Frozen Foods

Wells Fargo Business Credit is undertaking the recapitalization of US frozen vegetable processors and packagers Smith Frozen Foods. Investment banking firm Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization […]

Lifetime Acquires Creative Tops

North American branded kitchenware business Lifetime Brands has acquired UK-based homeware company Creative Tops and Creative Tops Far East. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. International investment banking firm Livingstone acted as exclusive financial advisor to Lifetime. PRESS RELEASE Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of […]

I-Bank Livingstone Hires Thomas Lesch as VP

The Chicago-based investment bank Livingstone has hired Thomas Lesch as a VP in its debt capital markets practice. Lesch was most recently a VP of commercial banking for BMO Harris Bank and Bank of America/LaSalle Bank. PRESS RELEASE: CHICAGO – November 1, 2011. Livingstone, the leading independent, international investment banking firm, today announced the addition […]

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