Lindley sold to Olympus’ Centerplate

The Lindley Group has been sold to Centerplate, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Lindley. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Olympus Buys Waddington North America

Olympus Partners has acquired Waddington North America. Financial terms were not announced. Waddington produces rigid plastic foodservice disposables for the catering, institutional, retail, restaurant and food processing sectors. The Olympus team included Manu Bettegowda, Mike Horgan, Pete Tedesco, Griffin Barstis and Taylor Rhyne.

Leonard Green Inks Buy of Tank Holdings

Olympus Partners has agreed to sell Tank Holdings Corp. to Leonard Green & Partners. The deal is expected to be completed in third quarter. Financial terms weren’t announced. Tank makes and designs proprietary rotationally-molded polyethylene and steel containers. Gary Matt, Richard Siegel, Hank Johnson and Nick Parks of Barclays advised Tank and Olympus. PRESS RELEASE […]

Olympus Partners Acquires Pizza Hut Franchisee

Stamford, Conn.-based Olympus Partners has acquired US restaurant and Pizza Hut franchisee NPC International. The company operates 1,153 Pizza Hut units (approximately 19 percent of the domestic system) in 28 states with significant presence in the Midwest, South and Southeast. The investment in NPC is Olympus’ eighth investment out of its $1.5 billion fifth fund. […]

Olympus Makes Eason and Horgan Partners

Evan Eason and Michael Horgan were each promoted partner at Olympus Partners. Eason joined the Stamford, Conn.-based PE firm in 2006 as a VP and became a principal in 2010. He has worked on transactions in the healthcare, restaurant and the financial services industries. Horgan joined Olympus in 2008 as a VP and became a principal in 2010. Horgan focuses on manufacturing, steel services and financial services. The promotions are effective at the beginning of 2012.

Rob Morris: Is the Full Monti Enough?

Is the Full Monti sufficient to avoid the next shoe falling in Europe or only to avoid the EEU giving Italy the boot? To his credit, Italy’s Mario Monti has formed a government that does not include any professional politicians, yet the huge per capita debt heaped on Italy coupled with a culture of tax […]

Carlyle Buys Churchill in Latest Move to Grow Its CLO Business, Prep for IPO: Corrected

Continuing to diversify its revenue streams as it prepares for a public stock offering, The Carlyle Group has acquired leveraged lender Churchill Financial Group LLC from its current backer, buyout firm Olympus Partners, according to sister publication Buyouts. The deal means that 13 Churchill investment professionals will be doing their loan underwriting for Carlyle going […]

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