Acacia invests in Sutherland Perennials Group

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Acacia Partners had made an undisclosed investment in Sutherland Perennials Group. Cadence Bank provided the senior credit facility for the transaction while Ernst & Young provided financial due diligence support to Acacia. Sutherland Perennials group is a provider of in luxury performance fabrics.

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Constitution Capital appoints two as associates

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Constitution Capital Partners has hired John A. Drago and Christopher S. Faucher as associates. Previously, Drago worked at Ernst & Young LLP where he was an analyst while Faucher was an associate consultant in McGladrey‘s managing consulting services group.

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Riverside promotes Tsang to partner

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

The Riverside Company has promoted Peter Tsang to partner. Tsang, who is based in the firm’s San Francisco office, joined the staff in 2004. His work background includes stints an an investment banking analyst at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin and as a staff auditor at Ernst & Young.

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Green Cross and POSCO Capital leads $13.5 mln round for Juventas Therapeutics

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Cleveland-based Juventas Therapeutics, a biotech company that is developing non-viral gene therapies that treat advanced cardiovascular diseases, has raised $13.5 million in Series B-2 funding. Green Cross Holdings and POSCO Capital led the round. Also, Juventas has received $6 million in debt funding from Oxford Finance and may get $9 million more “if specific milestones are met.” In addition to the financing, Juventas has named James Boland, Ernst & Young‘s retired vice chairman, to its board of directors. Boland is also former president and CEO of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Riverside acquires Drex-Chem Malaysia

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Riverside has bought Drex-Chem Malaysia, a specialty chemical distributor based near Kuala Lumpur. No financial terms were disclosed. HSBC provided financing for the transaction while Jones Day, Ernst & Young and DistriConsult served as advisors to Riverside.

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PE-backed NRC completes Sureclean acquisition

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

National Response Corp., a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, has completed its acquisition of Sureclean Limited. No financial terms were disclosed. BNP Paribas Securities Corp arranged senior debt financing for the deal while Ernst & Young served as financial advisor to NRC. Based in the UK, Sureclean is a provider of specialty environmental and industrial solutions.

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Dunedin’s Hawksford Appoints New CEO

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Hawksford, an independent trust company which is backed by UK mid-market private equity firm Dunedin, has appointed Maxine Rawlins, a partner at Ernst & Young, to the position of chief executive from 2014 when the incumbent chief executive, Peter Murley, retires. A partner at Ernst & Young in Jersey, Rawlins currently leads the Channel Islands Tax Practice and is Head of EMEIA Asset Management Tax.

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Advised by Clearsight Advisors, Semphonic’s Sale to Ernst & Young is Completed

By Connie Loizos — 3 years ago

Ernst & Young has completed its acquisition of Semphonic, a digital measurement and data analytics consulting firm. The merchant bank Clearsight Advisors served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Semphonic, the firm announced today. PRESS RELEASE: Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of a strategic transaction in the […]

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Apax Partners Completes Cole Haan Acquisition

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Apax Partners has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cole Haan, a designer and retailer of premium footwear and related accessories, from NIKE. Jefferies & Company acted as financial advisor and provided financing to Apax. Kirkland & Ellis LLP provided legal advice and Ernst & Young provided accounting and tax advice.

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