Opus Global buys Alacra Inc.

Opus Global, a portfolio company of GTCR, has acquired Alacra Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. New York-based Alacra provides information and workflow solutions for financial institutions and professional service firms. Marlin & Associates advised Alacra.


GTCR closes Capella Healthcare sale

GTCR said Tuesday it closed its previously announced sale of Capella Healthcare Inc. to Medical Properties Trust Inc. for $900 million cash. Franklin, Tennessee-based Capella owns and/or operates acute care and specialty hospital facilities in six states. Citi served as financial advisor to Capella/GTCR.

GTCR completes sale of CBR to AMAG for $700 mln

GTCR has closed its previously announced sale of Cord Blood Registry to AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc for $700 million. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to CBR on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and Jefferies LLC advised AMAG. Based in San Bruno, California, CBR is a newborn stem cell company.

GTCR completes Cord Blood sale to AMAG Pharma

GTCR said Monday that it completed the sale of Cord Blood Registry to AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $700 million. San Bruno, California-based Cord Blood is the newborn stem cell company. The deal was announced in June. Houlihan Lokey served as CBR’s financial advisor while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Jefferies LLC served as AMAG’s financial advisors.


PE-backed AssuredPartners buys Colorado insurance broker

AssuredPartners has acquired Denver-based Peliton Insurance and Peliton Benefits, a risk management and insurance solutions provider to small and mid-sized businesses in the Colorado Rocky Mountain region. No financial terms were disclosed. Recently, GTCR agreed to sell portfolio company AssuredPartners to Apax Partners, as previously reported by PE HUB.


GTCR to exit AssuredPartners

Apax Partners has agreed to buy a majority of AssuredPartners Inc. GTCR is the seller. Assured’s management will have a “significant” equity position, a statement said. Financial terms weren’t announced. BofA Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc. are providing debt funding. Lake Mary, Florida-based AssuredPartners is an independent insurance brokerage.


GTCR exits Protection 1

GTCR has closed the sale of Protection 1 to Apollo Global Management. Protection 1 provides security alarm monitoring in the United States. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Raymond James served as financial advisors to GTCR/Protection 1.


GTCR to sell Cord Blood Registry for $700 mln

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to buy Cord Blood Registry for $700 million. The deal is expected to close in third quarter. San Bruno, California-based Cord Blood, a newborn stem cell company, is a portfolio company of GTCR.


GTCR-backed AssuredPartners acquires StoudAdvisors

AssuredPartners, which is backed by GTCR, has acquired Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based StoudtAdvisors, an insurance broker that specializes in employee benefits programs and human resources consulting. No financial terms were disclosed.


GTCR invests in Rx30

GTCR has invested in Transaction Data Systems Inc., which does business as Rx30. Financial terms weren’t announced. Ocoee, Florida-based Rx30 develops and supplies pharmacy management software solutions to the independent, hospital, long-term care and specialty pharmacy markets. Macquarie Corp. and Asset Finance Lending, Golub Capital, ORIX Leveraged Finance, Ares Capital Corp. and Business Development Corp. of America provided financing for the transaction. William Blair & Company served as financial advisor.


Warburg closed Sterigenics buy

Warburg Pincus has closed its buy of a majority of Sterigenics International. Financial terms weren’t announced. GTCR, which was the seller, will retain a minority. The deal was valued at $2 billion, Reuters News has reported. Deerfield, Illinois-based Sterigenics provides contract sterilization services.

GTCR-backed AssuredPartners appoints Sherman as vice chairman

AssuredPartners Inc, which is backed by GTCR, has named D. Michael Sherman as vice chairman. In addition to his new role, Sherman will continue as chairman and CEO of Dawson Companies, a platform company of AssuredPartners. Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, AssuredPartners is an insurance agency.

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