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PE-backed Jensen Hughes acquires RBA and Sereca

Jensen Hughes Inc, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners LLC, has acquired Toronto-based Randal Brown & Associates Engineering Ltd and Vancouver, Canada-based Sereca Fire Consulting Ltd. No financial terms were disclosed. RBA is a provider of life safety and fire protection engineering while Sereca offers numerous engineering and consulting services that include fire protection design and engineering, building code consulting and forensic engineering and seminars.

PE-backed Albireo Energy buys Sky Technologies

Albireo Energy LLC, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners, has acquired New York City-based Sky Technologies Inc, a provider of energy and power monitoring systems. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Huron Capital merges Bloomer Plastics with Optimum Plastics

Huron Capital Partners has merged portfolio companies Bloomer Plastics with Optimum Plastics. The newly combined company will retain the Optimum Plastics name and be led by Kevin Keneally, who will serve as CEO. Optimum Plastics will focus on developing more products in the plastics film market.

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Huron Capital Partners expands leadership team with new appointment

Huron Capital Partners LLC has named Robert Taylor to the Huron Resource Group. In his new role, Taylor will join the Valentus Specialty Chemicals Inc‘s board of directors where he will provide advice to the Valentus management group. Taylor is the former president and COO of Lilly Industries Inc and the former president and general manager of The Sherwin Williams Company‘s chemical coatings division. Valentus Specialty Chemicals is a specialty coatings platform co-founded by Huron.

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Huron Capital acquires ECS and GTS

Huron Capital has made two add-on acquisitions to its Albireo Energy platform. They are Poway, CA-based Electronic Controls Systems and Green Total Solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Both ECS and GTC provide building automation solutions and energy services to Fortune 500 companies, large REITS, military bases and data centers. The two companies will retain their names and remain headquartered in California.

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Huron Capital’s Hughes Associates completes merger with RJA

Hughes Associates, a portfolio company of Huron Capital, has closed its merger with RJA. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Baltimore, Hughes Associates is a fire protection and life safety engineering firm while Chicago-based RJA provides engineering and construction management services on projects involving life safety, fire protection and building codes for commercial, institutional and industrial clients.

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Huron Capital acquires American Auto Auction Group

Huron Capital Partners has acquired American Auto Auction Group, a provider of dealer-to-dealer auction services with sites in South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, California and Wisconsin. As part of the acquisition, Huron has formed an auto re-marketing services platform, to be led by industry veteran Cam Hitchcock, who will join American Auto Auction Group as chief executive officer.

Huron Capital Invests in Six Month Smiles

Huron Capital Partners has invested in Six Month Smiles. Financial terms weren’t announced. Scottsville, N.Y.-based Six Month Smiles provides clear braces that promise to straighten and align teeth in an average time of six months.

Huron Completes Investment in Ronnoco Coffee

Huron Capital has completed its 60th investment. The firm has backed St. Louis, MO-based Ronnoco Coffee, a manufacturer of premium quality coffee, tea, and related products sold to convenience stores, foodservice outlets, and offices throughout the central United States. PRESS RELEASE Huron announces its recent investment in Ronnoco Coffee. Founded in 1904 and based in […]

Huron Portfolio Co Acquires Charles G. Lawson Trucking

Huron has expanded its platform company, Cardinal Agri-Logistics, with its recent acquisition of Charles G. Lawson Trucking, Inc. Lawson is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama and is a regional provider of specialty food transportation services to the Southeast U.S., with terminal operations in Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana. PRESS RELEASE Huron has significantly grown its platform company, […]

Huron Capital Sells Labstat Stake

Lower mid-market firm Huron Capital has sold its interest in Labstat through its holding company (Apex Laboratories), generating a return in excess of 6 times invested capital. Based in Kitchener, Ontario, Labstat is an independent laboratory system focused on testing for chemical emissions and the biological impact of tobacco smoke. PRESS RELEASE Some things look […]

Huron Capital Commits $40 Mln to Sock & Accessory Brands Global

Huron Capital has invested in Sock & Accessory Brands Global via a recap. Huron committed $40 million at the close of the deal.  Mocksville, NC, SABG is a designer and marketer of fashion casual and athletic socks. Fifth Third Bank provided senior debt financing while KSA Capital Advisors provided financial advice to SABG.

Huron Exits Quest Specialty Chemicals

Huron Capital has exited its investment in Quest Specialty Chemicals, earning 4.1x its original investment, the firm said. Huron exited as Quest was recapitalized by Audax Group, Moelis Capital Partners, and Quest management. Terms of the deal were not released. Huron invested in Quest from The Huron Fund II LP, a $185 million fund raised in 2005.

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