Crestview Partners to invest in WOW!

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Crestview Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in Englewood, Colorado-based WOW!, a provider of high-speed internet, cable TV and phone services. The price of the transaction is $125 million. The sellers include Avista Capital Partners. Credit Suisse served as financial advisor to WOW! and Avista. In addition to the investment, Jeffrey Marcus, a partner at Crestview, will become WOW!’s new board chair, effective January 1, 2016.

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Crestview invests in Arix Capital

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

Crestview Partners said Wednesday that it has agreed to invest in Arxis Capital Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. New York-based Arxis is an electronic market maker. Sandler O’Neill and Partners advised Arxis.

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Crestview Partners to sell Stackpole International for $659 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 6 months ago

Johnson Electric Holdings Ltd. has agreed to buy the Stackpole International group of companies in a deal valued at C$867 million (US$659 million). Ontario-based Stackpole, which supplies engine and transmission pumps and powder metal components primarily for automotive applications, is majority owned by Crestview Partners. Perella Weinberg Partners LP advised Johnson Electric.

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PE-owned NEP files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Pittsburgh-based mobile teleproduction services provider NEP Group Inc has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The company plans on listing the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NEPG.” Barclays and Morgan Stanley are serving as the lead underwriters. NEP is owned by Crestview Partners.

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NEP Group buys Outside Broadcast, RecordLab

By Luisa Beltran — 10 months ago

NEP Group Inc. said Wednesday that it has acquired Outside Broadcast NV and RecordLab TV & Media GmbH. Financial terms weren’t announced. Belgium-based Outside Broadcast provides solutions for outside broadcast. RecordLab, of Germany, supplies outside broadcast solutions for the sports and entertainment industries. Crestview Partners owns NEP.

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Crestview Partners buys JR Automation

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Crestview Partners has acquired JR Automation from Huizenga Automation Group LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Holland, Michigan, JR Automation is a provider of automated manufacturing system solutions.

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PE-owned NEP acquires Faber Audiovisuals

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

NEP Group, which is owned by Crestview Partners, has acquired Faber Audiovisuals. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in the Netherlands, Faber, which was previously owned by Foreman Capital, is a provider of audiovisual production solutions.

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Cott completes DSS Group acquisition for $1.25 bln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Cott Corp. has closed its buy of DSS Group, parent company of DS Services. The price of the transaction was about $1.25 billion. The sellers include Crestview Partners. Headquartered in Atlanta, DS Services is a provider of bottled water, office coffee and water filtration services.

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Crestview forms artificial lift platform

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Crestview Partners has formed a strategic relationship with family office B-29 Investments to form Endurance Lift Solutions, a platform for investments in the artificial lift industry. As part of the agreement, Crestview and funds affiliated with B-29 will invest up to $200 million in the equity of Endurance Lift. Crestview will use capital from its third fund, which has been in the market targeting $3 billion. Endurance will deploy capital to artificial lift companies to help them expand into the next stage of growth.

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Cott Corp to buy DSS Group for $1.25 bln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Cott Corp. has agreed to buy DSS Group, parent company of DS Services, which is backed by Crestview Partners. The price of the transaction is about $1.25 billion. Credit Suisse provided financial advice to Cott on the deal while Barclays was financial advisor to DSS. Headquartered in Atlanta, DS Services is a provider of bottled water, office coffee and water filtration services. The deal is expected to close by the end of January 2015.

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H.I.G. Capital’s Surgery Partners completes Symbion buy

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Surgery Partners, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has closed its acquisition of Symbion Holdings for $792 million. Jefferies served as financial advisor to Surgery Partners and provided committed debt financing for the transaction while Morgan Stanley was financial advisor to Symbion. Symbion, which was backed by Crestview Partners, runs a national network of short stay surgical facilities.

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