Hidden Harbor acquires Stella

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has acquired Houston-based Stella Environmental Holdings Inc, a provider of transfer station management and municipal waste logistics services. No financial terms were disclosed. Stella was a division of Action Resources. Monroe Capital provided financing for the deal while Raymond James advised Stella.

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HPS and EGI to acquire Waste Industries

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

HPS Investment Partners LLC and Equity Group Investments have agreed to acquire Waste Industries, a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the deal, Macquarie Infrastructure Partners will no longer be a primary backer of Waste Industries. The transaction is expected to close in late September.

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Huron Capital backs new surimi seafood platform

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Huron Capital has made an investment in a new surimi seafood platform formed by Aquamar Inc and LM Foods LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. The platform will focus on producing and selling crab-flavored seafood to food service, food manufacturing and retail channels mostly in North America. Based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, Aquamar is a maker of shred style surimi while Carteret, New Jersey-based LM Foods is a producer of frozen, private label surimi seafood.

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Blackstone to buy Harvest Fund Advisors

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Blackstone has agreed to acquire Harvest Fund Advisors LLC, a provider of public market energy infrastructure and MLP investment solutions for institutional investors. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.

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Yunfeng FG to acquire a majority stake in MassMutual Asia

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

MassMutual International, the international holding company for life insurance provider MassMutual, has agreed to sell Hong Kong-based MassMutual Asia Ltd to Yunfeng Financial Group and several Asia-based investors that include Meyu International, Ant Financial Services and SINA Corp. According to terms of the deal, MassMutual International will receive about $1.01 billion in cash for the deal while Yunfeng will acquire a 60 percent stake in MassMutual Asia. Reorient Financial Markets Limited, a subsidiary of Yunfeng FG and J.P. Morgan served as financial advisers to Yunfeng FG while Citigroup Global Markets Inc did likewise for MassMutual International.

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Five Arrows invests in Opus 2

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Five Arrows Principal Investments, the corporate private equity business of Rothschild Merchant Banking, has acquired a minority stake in London-based Opus 2 International, a provider of collaborative legal technology. No financial terms were disclosed.

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JW Hill Capital buys Bandy

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

JW Hill Capital has acquired Burbank, California-based Bandy, a maker of hinges for commercial and military platforms. No financial terms were disclosed. DA Davidson served as financial adviser to JW Hill Capital on the transaction. Bandy was a subsidiary of GKN Aerospace.

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Vista invests in SecureLink

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

Vista Equity Partners has invested in SecureLink Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. SecureLink, of Austin, provides third-party access and remote support for both enterprise companies and technology providers.

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SK Capital reinvests in Archroma

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

SK Capital Partners said Aug.17 that it has reinvested in Archroma. Financial terms weren’t announced. Archroma is a Swiss chemicals company. SK Capital put Archroma up for sale in January, Reuters reported.

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