Audax Private Equity sells Chesapeake IRB to Linden Capital

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Audax Private Equity has completed the sale of Chesapeake IRB to Linden Capital Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Columbia, Md.-based Chesapeake provides independent institutional review board services to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, universities, academic medical centers, and hospital systems. Goulston & Storrs PC was the attorney for Audax. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to Chesapeake and Audax. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Linden.

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Young Innovations buys MPL’s professional dental contract unit

By Luisa Beltran — 6 months ago

Young Innovations said Tuesday it has acquired the professional dental contract manufacturing division of Medical Products Laboratories Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. The MPL unit makes fluoride varnish, prophy paste and other materials used in preventive and restorative dental procedures. Young Innovations is a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners.

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Microbrush buys DentiSmart

By Luisa Beltran — 10 months ago

Microbrush International said Monday they acquired DentiSmart LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. DentiSmart produces a sectional matrix system used in dental restorative procedures. Microbrush is subsidiary of Young Innovations Inc., which is a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners.

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Linden Capital closes Spear Education buy

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Linden Capital Partners has completed its buy of Spear Education. Financial terms weren’t announced. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Spear provides post-graduate dental continuing education content to dentists and specialists around the country. Brentwood Capital Advisors provided financial advice to Spear. Golub Capital provided debt financing.

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Maranon Capital Backs Young Innovations

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Maranon Capital has completed a mezzanine debt investment in Young Innovations to support affiliates of Linden Capital Partners in a public–to-private transaction valued at approximately $314 million. Maranon was agent for the lenders who provided a $65 million mezzanine tranche. Maranon also co-invested preferred and common equity in the transaction alongside Linden.

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HYCOR Biomedical Sells Urinalysis Business

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

HYCOR Biomedical, a manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products for the global allergy and autoimmune markets, has sold its urinalysis business to an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, Laurel Crown Partners, and StoneCreek Capital. HYCOR is a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners.

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Northwestern Management Services Purchases Silver Lakes Dental Center

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Northwestern Management Services, a dental service organization and portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Dental Center of Silver Lakes, a general and multi-specialty dental practice located in Pembroke Pines, FL. Dental Center of Silver Lakes will continue to operate under its existing name.

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SeraCare Life Sciences Divests Biorepository Business

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

SeraCare Life Sciences, a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners, has sold its biorepository, biobanking and laboratory services business to Precision Health Holdings. The Maryland-based business includes biorepository and biobanking services and certain laboratory services.

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Rhodes Joins Linden as Operating Partner

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Linden Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on healthcare, has appointed Bill Rhodes as an operating partner. Rhodes joins Linden from Becton, Dickinson and Company and will work closely with Linden’s investment team in the diagnostics and life science tools sectors.

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Linden Capital Partners Acquires Northwestern Management Services

By Connie Loizos — 3 years ago

Northwestern Management Services (NMS), which provides management and administrative services and facilities for the Gentle Dental Group, has been sold to Linden Capital Partners, a healthcare focused middle market private equity firm. NMS was majority owned by the Beekman Group and its founder David Willens. Gentle Dental Group, another portfolio company of the Beekman Group, has also been sold to Dental services business Gentle Dental has been sold to Linden Capital Partners. Terms of both deals were not disclosed.

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Linden’s Drayer Sold to GS Capital

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, a physical rehabilitation business, has been sold to GS Capital Partners. Drayer was a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners, who backed the company in a 2008 recapitalization along with management. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Drayer. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent […]

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SeraCare Life Sciences Strikes Linden Deal–UPDATED

By Jonathan Marino — 4 years ago

Chicago-based private equity firm Linden Capital Partners struck a $4-per-share, $81 million deal to acquire SeraCare Life Sciences, the listed maker of products for human and animal diagnostics. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012. UPDATE: William Blair & Co. provided financial advice to Linden. The deal team included Brent […]

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