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Two Irving Place Capital vets form new healthcare PE firm

Robert Juneja and Bret Bowerman have launched Harbour Point Capital, a new healthcare-focused private equity firm. The firm will be based in New York City. Juneja and Bowerman have worked at Irving Place Capital where they will become senior advisors.

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Irving Place Capital to sell Victor Technologies

Private equity firm Irving Place Capital is to sell Victor Technologies to Colfax Corporation, a global manufacturer of gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Victor Technologies provides superior solutions for cutting, gas control, and specialty welding equipment. The all cash transaction values Victor at approximately $947 million.

Mold-Rite Plastics Acquires Stull Technologies

Mold-Rite Plastics, a manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging products, has acquired Stull Technologies, a New Jersey-based manufacturer of dispensing closures, caps, lids, and packaging components. Mold-Rite Plastics is owned by private equity firm Irving Place Capital.

Dots Names Rhodes CEO

Dots, which is backed by Irving Place Capital, has hired Lisa Rhodes as its CEO. Rhodes if the form SVP of Wal-Mart’s U.S. apparel merchandising division. Also, Dots said Wednesday it planned to create a merchandise center in New York City. PRESS RELEASE Dots today announced the next steps of its plan to grow into […]

Irving Place Capital’s PlayCore Acquires Colorado Time Systems

PlayCore, a manufacturer of a broad range of play and recreation products, has acquired Colorado Time Systems. Colorado Time Systems provides athletic venues with quality timing, scoring, and display systems. Playcore is a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital. PRESS RELEASE PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range […]

Kaufthal Elected to Blyth’s Board

Ilan Kaufthal was named to Blyth Inc.’s board of directors. Kaufthal is a senior advisor at Irving Place Capital. Greenwich, Conn.-based Blyth designs and markets candles and accessories for the home. PRESS RELEASE Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a leading designer and marketer of candles, accessories for the home and wellness products sold through the direct […]

Irving Place Capital Adds Michael Howe

Irving Place Capital has added Michael Howe as a senior advisor for the firm’s healthcare practice. He is the former chief executive of retail-based healthcare provider MinuteClinic, and will help the firm identify and pursue new investments in the consumer-facing healthcare space. Irving Place Capital is a middle-market private equity firm based in New York.

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