BSN Sports buys Lids Team Sports

By Luisa Beltran — 3 weeks ago

BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands, has acquired Lids Team Sports from the Lids Sports Group, a division of Genesco Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Indianapolis-based Lids Team Sports sells athletic apparel and equipment to schools and youth sport programs nationwide. Varsity Brands is a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners and Partners Group.

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Seaborn closes $500 min for fiber optic cable project

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Seaborn Networks has raised $500 million in funding for Seabras-1, a transoceanic subsea fiber optic cable between New York and Sấo Paulo, Brazil. Aside from Seaborn, the project’s other investors include Partners Group, Natixis, Banco Santander, Commerzbank and Intesa Sanpaolo.

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Partners Group invests in Hortifruti

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Partners Group has acquired a minority stake in Hortifruti. Financial term weren’t announced. Bozano Investimentos is the seller. Hortifruti, of Brazil, is a retailer of health foods including fruit and vegetables, dairy products, groceries and meats.

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Varsity Brands buys allgoods

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Varsity Brands, a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners and Partners Group, has acquired allgoods LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Arlington, Texas-based allgoods is an apparel-oriented fundraising company that generates funds through the sale of custom merchandise.

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Partners Group to buy Vermaat Groep

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Partners Group has agreed to buy Vermaat Groep B.V. Financial terms weren’t announced. The Vermaat family are the sellers. Vermaat Group provides outsourced catering services to eight end markets including corporates, museums and hospitals in the Netherlands.

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Partners Group buys Aiyingshi stake

By Luisa Beltran — 3 months ago

Partners Group has acquired a minority stake in Aiyingshi. Financial terms weren’t announced. China New Enterprise Investment (CNEI) and two other existing shareholders were the sellers. Shanghai-based Aiyingshi is a Maternity, Baby & Child retailer selling products including baby formula, diapers, toiletries, toys, strollers, and baby clothes.

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Partners Group buys Pacific Bells, World Wide Wings

By Luisa Beltran — 4 months ago

Partners Group said Tuesday it acquired a majority stake in companies, Pacific Bells and World Wide Wings. Financial terms weren’t announced. The founders and management team have retained a significant stake following the transaction, which closed on Oct. 2. The Companies are leading franchisees of the Taco Bell and Buffalo Wild Wings brands and operate 139 restaurants across five US states.

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Partners Group invests in TOUS

By Luisa Beltran — 7 months ago

Partners Group said Monday it has agreed to buy a 25 percent stake in TOUS. Financial terms weren’t announced. TOUS is a jewelry and accessories brand that was founded in Barcelona in 1920.

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Partners Group to acquire Knowledge Universe’s U.S. early childhood education unit

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Partners Group has agreed to buy Knowledge Universe‘s U.S. early childhood education business. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to be completed later this year. Joel Schwartz, private equity managing director at Partners Group will join KUE LLC’s board after the deal closes. Credit Suisse, Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Goodwin Procter LLP and KPMG LLP are advising Partners Group on the deal. KUE LLC is the parent company of KinderCare Learning Centers.

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