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GTCR-backed Opus Global appoints Grant as SVP and CMO

Opus Global, a GTCR portfolio company, has hired Bruce Grant as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Previously, Grant worked at Calypso Technology where he served as head of strategic and business intelligence and director of strategic marketing. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global is a risk and compliance platform firm.

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GTCR and Adams Outdoor to acquire Fairway

GTCR has teamed up with Adams Outdoor to buy outdoor advertising firm Fairway Media Group. The sellers are ACON Investments and MidOcean Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Moelis & Co. provided financial advice to Fairway on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc was M&A advisor to GTCR. Newstone Capital Partners provided mezzanine debt financing for the deal.

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GTCR to sell PCL to Cinven

GTCR has agreed to sell Premium Credit Limited to Cinven Partners LLP for 462 million pounds. J.P. Morgan Limited provided financial advice to PCL on the transaction. Based in the UK and Ireland, PCL is an insurance premium finance firm.

AssuredPartners buys BRG Insurance

AssuredPartners, which is backed by GTCR, has acquired BRG Insurance and Bonds. Financial terms weren’t announced. Lake Mary, Fla.-based BRG specializes in insurance protection programs for contractors, manufacturers, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, strip malls, building owners, medical offices, and storage facilities.

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Danaher’s Leica Biosystems completes Devicor acquisition from GTCR

GTCR has closed its sale of Devicor Medical Products to Danaher Corp‘s Leica Biosystems. No financial terms were disclosed. Piper Jaffray advised GTCR on the transaction while J.P. Morgan Securities and Jefferies advised Devicor. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Devicor is a medical device firm that specializes in products to be used in breast biopsy procedures.

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AssuredPartners buys Baronsmead Partners

AssuredPartners, which is backed by GTCR, has bought Baronsmead Partners. London-based Baronsmead provides specialist protection to investment fund managers. The company produced about $2.4 million in revenues.

GTCR-backed AssuredPartners buys Premiere Coastal Insurance Group

AssuredPartners, a portfolio company of GTCR, has acquired Premiere Coastal Insurance Group. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Bluffton, South Carolina and St. Simons Island, Georgia, Premiere Coastal specializes in providing insurance for executive and high net worth individuals, businesses, and the aviation sector.

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Good night for private equity candidates

Remember Mitt Romney’s presidential run and the ripple effects the negative campaigning had on the private equity industry? Last night might have been a bit of vindication when it comes to politics and private equity.

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GTCR-backed Sterigenics acquires Gammarad

Sterigenics International, a portfolio company of GTCR, has bought Gammarad. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Bologna, Italy, Gammarad is a gamma sterilization provider.

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Danaher Corp’s Leica Biosystems to buy GTCR-backed Devicor

Danaher Corp‘s Leica Biosystems has agreed to acquire Devicor, a portfolio company of GTCR. No financial terms were disclosed. J.P. Morgan Securities and Jefferies provided financial advice to Devicor on the transaction. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Devicor is a medical device firm that specializes in products to be used in breast biopsy procedures.

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GTCR-backed AssuredPartners buys Turner & Hamrick

AssuredPartners, a portfolio company of GTCR, has acquired the assets of Turner & Hamrick. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Troy, Alabama, Turner & Hamrick specializes in providing insurance for the trucking sector.

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