Navient buys PE-backed Xtend

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Navient has acquired Hendersonville, Tennessee-based Xtend Healthcare, a provider of revenue cycle solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Robert W. Baird & Co. advised Navient on the transaction. Xtend’s backers included WestView Capital Partners.

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Ares Management and Harvest Partners buy Valet Waste

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Ares Management LP and Harvest Partners LP have acquired Tampa-based Valet Waste, a provider of amenity services for the multifamily housing sector. The seller was New Mountain Capital LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Robert W. Baird & Co. acted as financial advisor to Valet Waste on the transaction.

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Nautic Partners sells Theorem to Chiltern

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Chiltern International Inc has closed its acquisition of Theorem Clinical Research Inc from Nautic Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Robert W. Baird & Co. was financial advisor to Theorem on the transaction. Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, Theorem is a global clinical services provider.

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MANN+HUMMEL to acquire OMERS-backed Affinia Group

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

MANN+HUMMEL has agreed to buy Affinia Group, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based provider of replacement parts for on and off-road vehicles. No financial terms were disclosed. Robert W. Baird & Co served as financial advisor to Affinia on the transaction. Affinia is backed by Cypress Group, OMERS and Northwestern Mutual.

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Baird Capital buys SloanLed

By Luisa Beltran — 10 months ago

Baird Capital said Friday that its U.S. private equity group has acquired SloanLed. Financial terms weren’t announced. JZ Partners, Golub Capital and Hexagon Inc. coinvested in the deal. Golub also provided senior financing. Baird Capital is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. Ventura, California-based SloanLed designs and makes LED lighting solutions.

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Berkshire to buy majority of Implus

By Luisa Beltran — 10 months ago

Berkshire Partners LLC has agreed to buy a majority of Implus Corp. Trilantic North America was the seller. Financial terms weren’t announced. Durham, North Carolina-based Implus provides footwear accessories like insoles, socks and shoe care products. Robert W. Baird & Co. advised Implus.

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North Branch invests in Motion Solutions

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

North Branch Capital LLC has made an undisclosed investment in Motion Solutions. The transaction was done in partnership with Midwest Mezzanine, Robert W. Baird & Co. and Motion Solutions’ management team. First American Bank provided the senior debt. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Motion Solutions is a provider of linear motion and motion control solutions.

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Nautic to acquire IPS Corp

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Nautic Partners LLC has agreed to buy Compton, California-based IPS Corp, which provides solvent cements, specialty plumbing products and specialty adhesives. No financial terms were disclosed. GE Capital and LStar Capital provided financing for the deal while Robert W. Baird & Co. served as financial advisor to IPS.

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GI Partners completes KBS acquisition

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

GI Partners has closed its buy of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services. No financial terms were disclosed; however BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and CIT Finance are providing the capital for the transaction. Robert W Baird & Co. served as financial advisor. Based in Oceanside, Calif. and Maumee, Ohio, KBS is a provider of integrated facilities management services to retail and grocery chains in North America.

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Summit sells Access Information Management

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Berkshire Partners has acquired a majority interest in Access Information Management. Financial terms weren’t announced. Summit Partners is the seller. Access Information provides records and information management services in North America. Robert W. Baird & Co. provided financial advice to Access.

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Mounce joins Baird Capital

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Baird Capital said Monday that Melissa Mounce has joined as VP of Human Capital. Mounce previously was the Global Divisional Talent Acquisition Leader for Abbott. Baird is the private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co.

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PE-owned restaurant chain El Pollo Loco files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

El Pollo Loco, which is owned by Trimaran Capital, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “LOCO.” Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and Robert W. Baird & Co are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., El Pollo Loco is a fast food restaurant chain.

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PE-backed Stanadyne to sell filtration business to Clarcor for about $325 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Stanadyne, which is backed by Kohlberg & Company, has agreed to sell its filtration business to Clarcor for approximately $325 million. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to be completed in early May. Robert W. Baird & Co. and Ropes & Gray were financial and legal advisors, respectively, to Stanadyne. XMS Capital Partners was financial advisor to Clarcor on the deal.

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Baird invests in Workforce Insight

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Baird Capital, the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co, has made a significant investment in Denver-based Workforce Insight. The business is a provider of strategic workforce management consulting, analytics and managed services.

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