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Sunshine Holdings Corp., a Scottsdale, Ariz.
Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) plans to sell all 35 Henry's and Sun Harvest store locations, and a Riverside, Calif. distribution center, to Smart & Final Inc., a Los Angeles-based food retailer owned by Apollo Management. The deal is contingent on Whole Foods prevailing in its current battle with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, over […]
Connextions Inc., an Orlando, Fla.-based business process outsourcing firm, has acquired bConnected Software Inc., a Louisville, Colo.-based provider of technology solutions for the healthcare industry. No financial terms were disclosed. Connextions is a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital.
CT Technologies Holdings, a portfolio company of ABRY Partners, has acquired Smart Document Solutions LLC from Arcapita for $185 million. Smart Document Solutions is an Alpharetta, Ga.-based provider of comprehensive health information management services and solutions to hospitals and physician clinics in the United States. Arcapita acquired a 90% stake in June 2002 for approximately […]
LVI Services Inc., a New York-based provider of environmental remediation and facility services, has acquired Mazzocchi Wrecking Inc., an East Hanover, N.J. demolition and wrecking company. No financial terms were disclosed. LVI is a portfolio company of Code Hennessey & Simmons.
Alta Partners has purchased 9.8 million shares of ATS Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI) common stock at $1.65 per share, in order to help finance ATS' acquisition of the surgical cryoablation business of CryoCath Technologies Inc. (TSX: CYT). Alta also will receive a warrant to purchase an additional 1.96 million shares at $1.65 per share. The […]
PatchLink Corp., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based provider of security patch and vulnerability management software, has agreed to acquire SecureWave SA, a Luxembourg-based provider of endpoint security software. No financial terms were disclosed. PatchLink has raised over $45 million in VC funding from firms like Bay Partners, GIC Special Investments, Granite Global Ventures and Scale Venture Partners. […]
Focus DIY was sold to US hedge fund Cerberus for a quid. Cerberus will pay a nominal
The Quadrangle Group has sold Global Energy Decisions LLC to Ventyx, a service delivery management platform company of Vista Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Global Energy is a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of software, data and advisory services to the global energy utility industry and its supply chain.
Visant Corp. (a.k.a. Jostens), a portfolio company of KKR and DLJ Merchant Banking, has acquired Visual Systems Inc., a Milwaukee

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