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Earthlite LLC, a portfolio company of Branford Castle Partners, has acquired Carmel, California-based Tara Spa Therapy, a lotions and creams brand. The seller was Tara Grodjesk. No financial terms were disclosed.
Artisan Design Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, has acquired Wilmington, North Carolina-based Markraft Cabinets LLC, a provider of design and installation services for cabinetry and countertops in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. No financial terms were disclosed.
Wellspring Capital Management has acquired Sherman Oaks, California-based Lucky Strike Entertainment LLC, an operator of upscale entertainment venues. No financial terms were disclosed. McDermott Will & Emery provided legal counsel to Wellspring on the transaction.
Great Hill Partners is leading a group to invest in Custom Ink through a recap. Financial terms weren’t announced. Custom Ink’s current shareholders, including Revolution Growth and SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, are exiting. Custom Inc, of Fairfax, Virginia, provides custom apparel for groups, companies and communities.
H.I.G. Capital said April 4 that it has acquired Craig Holdings Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Craig, of Carlsbad, California, provides weight loss services including meal plans, foods, and consultants. North Castle Partners is the seller.
TowerBrook Capital Partners has invested $100 million in Studio Movie Grill. Headquartered in Dallas, SMG is an in-theater dining brand.
Praesidian Capital has exited its $14 million investment in JD Beauty Co. LLC, a maker of professional quality hair brushes and beauty care accessories. The exit was in conjunction with the sale of JD Beauty to Goody Products Inc. Praesidian’s initial investment supported Topspin’s acquisition of JD Beauty in 2015.
Stir Foods, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, said April 2 that it has acquired acquired Van Law Food Products. Financial terms weren’t announced. Van law, of Fullerton, California, is a contract manufacturer and private label maker of custom sauces, dressings and beverage products for CPG, retail and foodservice customers.
MAMBI, a parent company of Happy Planner, a creative lifestyle brand, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Main Post Partners.
Osman Semerci, founder of EMEA Capital, has invested in Little Farm. Financial terms weren’t announced. Little Farm, of London, is a healthy food shop and restaurant chain.

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