Monroe boosts loan to OSG Billing

Monroe Capital said Wednesday it increased a loan to OSG Billing Services to support its buy of DoublePositive Marketing Group Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Baltimore-based DoublePositive is an online marketing company for buyers, lead sellers and direct response advertisers.


InstallTracker raises $1 mln

InstallTracker said Thursday it raised $1 million. The startup did not disclose the investors. London-based InstallTracker provides mobile advertising tracking and apps analytics.


Metrix Capital invests in Superior Water Technologies

Metrix Capital Group said Thursday it has provided a growth capital investment to Superior Water Technologies Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Irvine, California-based Superior Water makes equipment for the municipal water industry throughout the Western U.S.

NuSil Technology names Waaser CEO

NuSil Technology LLC, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, said Wednesday that it named Ernest Waaser as its CEO. He takes over from NuSil’s co-founder and CEO, Dick Compton, who is retiring as CEO, but will continue to serve as Chairman of the NuSil Board of Directors. Most recently, Waaser was an Operating Partner at Linden Capital Partners. Carpinteria, California-based NuSil supplies medical and space-grade silicones.

Atlantic Capital buys First Security in $160 mln deal

Atlantic Capital Bancshares agreed Wednesday to buy First Security Group for about $160 million or $2.35 a share. Atlantic Capital has also signed a stock purchase agreement with Trident IV L.P. and Trident IV Professionals Fund L.P., funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC for a $25 million private placement of Atlantic Capital common stock at $12.60 a share.

Inventus Solutions buys Unified OS

Inventus Solutions Inc., which is backed by Clearlake Capital Group LP, has acquired Unified OS Ltd. Financial terms weren’t announced. London-based Unified provides eDiscovery and managed services to corporations, law firms and government agencies across Europe.


Kinderhook buys Superwinch

Kinderhook Industries said Wednesday that it acquired Superwinch Holdings from Islington Capital Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Dayville, Connecticut-based Superwinch designs, makes and markets winch systems and accessories. TCF Capital Funding provided financing.


CenterOak hires three professionals

CenterOak Partners LLC said Wednesday that it has hired three professionals: Jeff Moredock, Vice President; Megan Kneipp, Vice President for Business Development and Investor Relations; and, Casey Gribble, Associate. CenterOak is a Dallas private equity firm that invests in middle market companies.

Silk Therapeutics raises $2 mln

Silk Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday that its Series 1A financing round raised $2 million led by The Kraft Group. Boston-based Silk said it would use the funding to support its launch of a skincare line.

Meridian General buys Silver Spur

Meridian General Capital said Tuesday that it acquired Silver Spur Corp. Financial terms weren’t announced. Cerritos, California-based Silver Spur supplies specialty glass and plastic bottles and containers to the North American market.


Nanigans raises $24 mln Series B

Nanigans Inc. said Wednesday that it has closed a $24 million Series B financing led by Cheetah Mobile. Avalon Ventures and Wellington Management Company LLP also invested. Boston-based Nanigans provides social and mobile advertising software.


Wheelhouse expands into private equity

Wheelhouse LLC said Tuesday that it is expanding into private equity investing. The executive management firm has formed Wheelhouse Capital Partners, which is backed by Global Endowment Management. Wheelhouse Capital will seek to invest in lower middle market business in healthcare and industrial services.

Chalian joins First Avenue Partners

First Avenue Partners said Tuesday that Patricia Chalian has joined the firm’s New York office. Chalian will be a Principal and responsible for project management in North America. Previously, she was a Senior MD at Forbes Private Capital Group.

Lookingglass Cyber raises $20 mln

Lookingglass Cyber Solutions said Tuesday that it raised $20 million in a Series B round led by Neuberger Berman Private Equity Funds. Alsop Louie Partners also participated. Arlington, Virginia-based Lookingglass provides threat intelligence solutions. ARC Securities advised Lookingglass.

Penfund provides $37 mln loan to PSA Healthcare

Penfund said Tuesday that provided a $37 million loan to Pediatric Services Holding Corp., the parent of PSA Healthcare. J.H. Whitney Capital Partners recently acquired PSA. Atlanta-based PSA provides home nursing services to medically fragile children.

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