Riverside acquires Helical Solutions as an add-on

The Riverside Company has acquired Helical Solutions as an add-on to its Harvey Tool platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Jones Day served as advisor to Riverside on the transaction while Antares Capital, Ares Capital Corporation, Golub Capital, Madison Capital Funding and Maranon Capital provided the funding. Base in Gorham, Maine, Helical Solutions is a maker of high-performance end mills.

Maranon beefs up staff with three additions

Maranon Capital LP has expanded its team with three new hires. The company has named Daniel Kirmse and Santo Barretta as portfolio analysts. Also, Fiona O’Connor has joined Maranon as an executive assistant. Previously, Kirmse worked at MB Financial Bank while Barretta was at Standard & Poor’s.


Riverside invests in HSI again

The Riverside Company is investing again in Health & Safety Institute. No financial terms were disclosed. Previously, Riverside invested in HSI and exited its stake in 2012. MidCap Financial, Maranon Capital and GCM Financial provided financing for the transaction while Jones Day advised Riverside. Based in Eugene, Oregon, HSI is a provider of healthcare and workplace safety training and compliance solutions.

Maranon adds principal to team and promotes another to VP

Maranon Capital has added Theresa D. Mozzocci as a principal and promoted Andrew C. Eshelman to vice president. Mozzocci’s previous work experience includes stints at Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors and Crestline Investors. And, prior to joining Maranon, Eshelman worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group.


Riverside buys Fisher/Unitech

Riverside has acquired Troy, Michigan-based Fisher/Unitech, a provider of 3D printing and design solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Maranon Capital provided financing for the transaction while Jones Day served as advisor to Riverside.


Maranon Capital hires principal

Maranon Capital has appointed Darin Schmalz as a principal. He will be responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as transaction execution and portfolio management with a focus on Maranon’s senior debt and unitranche strategies.

Maranon Capital Backs Young Innovations

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.

Riverside Expands with Acquisition

The Riverside Company has added Houston-based Jacosoft to its Emergency Communications Network platform. ECN provides critical, time-sensitive communications and has a presence in all 50 states and Canada. Kirkland & Ellis advised Riverside on the deal, and Maranon Capital provided financing.

Gridiron Buys Performance Health and Wellness

Maranon Capital said Wednesday it invested in Performance Health and Wellness Holdings to back its acquisition by Gridiron Capital and company management. Akron, Ohio-based Performance Health designs, makes and markets rehabilitation and wellness products. Maranon said it arranged and led a syndicate which provided mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment.

Maranon Capital Promotes and Hires

Maranon Capital has promoted Laura Albrecht to principal and the addition of Mary Duvall as an accounting analyst. Albrecht joined Maranon Capital’s investment team in May 2010. Duvall joined Maranon in June 2011 and assists with financial reporting and analysis as well as loan operations. PRESS RELEASE Maranon Capital, L.P. announced today the promotion of […]

Maranon Capital Backs Follow-On Acquisitions

Chicago-headquartered Maranon Capital has completed financing transactions to support follow-on acquisitions at two of its existing portfolio companies, T&H Global Holdings and DayMen Group. Maranon made its initial investment in T&H in March 2011 when it provided an integrated senior and mezzanine financing solution to support Flexpoint Ford’s acquisition of the business. And Maranon has […]

Maranon Capital Finances Emergency Communications Network Deal

Maranon Capital has provided a senior revolving credit facility and term loan as well as mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment to support the acquisition of Emergency Communications Network (ECN) by private equity firm The Riverside Company and members of ECN’s management team. Headquartered in Ormond Beach, Florida, ECN provides time-sensitive communications to individuals on […]

Humanetics Innovative Receives Growth Financing from Maranon Capital

Maranon Capital has provided growth financing to Humanetics Innovative Solutions, which is backed by Wynnchurch Capital. The financing consisted of a senior revolving credit facility, term loan plus mezzanine debt. Plymouth, Mich.-based Humanetics makes and designs sophisticated crash test dummies.

Maranon Capital Adds Matt Graves

Maranon Capital has added Matt Graves as an associate. Graves was previously an associate with Mariner Private Equity. Maranon Capital provides senior financing, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments for private equity-backed and non-sponsored middle market transactions. The firm is based in Chicago.

Gridiron Capital Backs TharpeRobbins

TharpeRobbins Company Inc., a developer of employee attraction and retention programs, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Gridiron Capital. The deal also included one-stop debt and equity co-investment from Maranon Capital.

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