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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Houlihan Lokey prepares for an IPO that could raise more than $200 million, officials say that Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion and RadioShack is reportedly trying to sell data of 100 million customers.

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Oaktree Capital to buy Pulse Electronics Corp

Oaktree Capital Management has agreed to acquire Pulse Electronics Corp, a provider of electronic components. The value of the transaction is for $17 million. Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc served as financial advisor on the deal.

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Satori Capital sells FWT to Kohlberg-backed Sabre

Sabre Industries, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company LLC, has bought FWT from Satori Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. Houlihan Lokey was financial advisor to FWT on the transaction. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, FWT is a maker of steel structures for the electricity transmission and distribution sector.

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Snow Phipps invests in Cascade Environmental Services

Snow Phipps Group LLC has acquired a majority stake in Cascade Environmental Services LLC. The seller was Emigrant Capital Corp. Houlihan Lokey was financial advisor to Cascade on the transaction. Cascade is a provider of environmental and geotechnical services in the U.S.

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Aquiline to invest in Engs Commercial Finance

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC has agreed to acquire a majority stake in in Engs Commercial Finance Co, which provides lease and loan solutions to truck, trailer and other equipment dealers. No financial terms were disclosed that is expected to close in the first quarter of this year. Bank of Montreal served as financial advisor to Aquiline while Houlihan Lokey was financial advisor to ECF

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JMI Equity promotes three to GP

JMI Equity has promoted Matt Emery, David Greenberg and Bob Nye to general partner. The appointments become effective immediately. Prior to joining JMI, Emery worked at Thomas Weisel Partners where he served as an analyst while Greenberg was an associate at Cascadia Capital and an analyst at Houlihan Lokey. And, before he came to JMI, Nye worked at Bates White where he was a consultant.

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Wasserstein to sell HiP to Graco for $160 mln

Wasserstein has agreed to sell High Pressure Equipment Company to Graco for $160 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2015. Houlihan Lokey was financial advisor to HiP. Based in Erie, Penn., HiP is a maker of valves, fittings, tubing and accessories for high pressure applications.

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Riverside exits screening company DISA

Riverside has sold DISA Global Solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Piper Jaffray, Houlihan Lokey, Deloitte and Jones Day served as advisors to Riverside on the transaction. Based in Houston, DISA provides drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational medicine screening and U.S. Department of Transportation-related compliance services.

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Kohlberg-backed Nellson to acquire Multibar

Nellson Nutraceutical, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, has agreed to buy Le Groupe Multibar. No financial terms were disclosed. Houlihan Lokey was financial advisor to Multibar on the transaction. Headquartered in Montreal, Multibar is a maker of nutritional and snack bars.

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Grypon acquires majority stake in Fleet Laboratories

Gryphon has made an undisclosed investment in Fleet Laboratories. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to Gryphon on the transaction while TM Capital Corp. was exclusive financial advisor to Fleet. Also, Steve LaMonte, a Gryphon advisor, has been appointed Fleet Laboratories’ board chairman. Based in Lynchburg, Virginia, Fleet Laboratories is a consumer healthcare manufacturer.

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Monomoy agrees to buy Cobra Electronics

Monomoy has agreed to acquire Cobra Electronics Corp. for $4.30 per share in cash. The deal is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year. William Blair & Co. served as financial advisor to Cobra Electronics while Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to Monomoy. Based in Chicago, Cobra Electronics is a provider of communication and navigation products.

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Platte River sells WellMark to Dover

Platte River has sold WellMark to Dover Corp. No financial terms were disclosed. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to WellMark on the transaction. Based in Oklahoma City, WellMark is a maker of flow control solutions for systems used in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors.

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MidOcean backs Nutrabolt

MidOcean has acquired a “significant” minority stake in Nutrabolt (formerly named Woodbolt Distribution). No financial terms were disclosed. Houlihan Lokey advised Nutrabolt on the transaction. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Nutrabolt is a provider of sports nutrition products.

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