Jarden closes Waddington Group buy

Jarden Corp. said Friday that it completed its buys of Waddington Group Inc. for about $1.35 billion. Olympus Partners was the seller. Covington, Kentucky-based Waddington makes and markets disposable tableware for commercial, foodservice and retail markets.

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Olympus Partners to exit Waddington in $1.35 bln sale

Jarden Corp. said Monday it has agreed to buy the Waddington Group Inc. for about $1.35 billion. Olympus Partners is the seller. Covington, Kentucky-based Waddington makes and markets disposable tableware for commercial, foodservice and retail markets.

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Olympus exits Pepper Dining

Olympus Partners has sold Pepper Dining to Brinker International. Financial terms weren’t announced. Pepper Dining is a Chili’s franchisee that operates 103 restaurants on the East Coast.

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Hague, ex-Centerplate CEO, launches Aegis

Des Hague, Centerplate’s former CEO and president, has launched Aegis LLC, which will make investments in startups and other business opportunities. Hague resigned last year from Centerplate after a videotape showed him kicking a dog in his care. Centerplate is a portfolio company of Olympus Partners.

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PPG agrees to buy PE-backed Homax

PPG Industries has agreed to acquire The Homax Group, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter. Sawaya Segalas provided advice to Homax on the deal. Based in Bellingham, Wash., Homax is a producer of home care products.

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