Preston Hollow Capital inks $175 mln

Stone Point Capital has made a $175 million financing commitment to Dallas-based merchant bank Preston Hollow Capital. According to Preston Hollow Capital, the capital will be used to make acquisitions and investments as well as expand the company’s municipal finance specialty origination platform.


Stone Point Capital recaps Black Mountain Systems

Stone Point Capital has led a majority recapitalization of Black Mountain Systems, a provider of data and process management solutions for financial firm and asset managers. No financial terms were disclosed. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey advised Black Mountain Systems on the transaction.


Atlantic Capital buys First Security in $160 mln deal

Atlantic Capital Bancshares agreed Wednesday to buy First Security Group for about $160 million or $2.35 a share. Atlantic Capital has also signed a stock purchase agreement with Trident IV L.P. and Trident IV Professionals Fund L.P., funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC for a $25 million private placement of Atlantic Capital common stock at $12.60 a share.


Stone Point Capital to acquire Situs

Stone Point Capital has agreed to acquire Houston-based Situs, which provides commercial real estate advisory services and related integrated process and technology solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. The sellers are Ranieri Partners and WL Ross & Co. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of this year.

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PE-owned Duff & Phelps agrees to acquire Kinetic Partners

Corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps has agreed to buy Kinetic Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Kinetic Partners is a provider of professional services. The deal is expected to be completed in early 2015. Duff & Phelps is owned by The Carlyle Group, Stone Point Capital, Pictet & Cie and Edmond de Rothschild Group.


Securian to buy majority stake in AAM

Securian Financial Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Asset Allocation & Management Company from a private equity fund overseen by Stone Point Capital and related investors. No financial terms were disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed on December 31. Based in Chicago, AAM is an insurance asset manager.


Stone Point Capital to acquire Oasis Outsourcing

Stone Point Capital has agreed to buy Oasis Outsourcing, a portfolio company of Nautic Partners and Altaris Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2014. Oasis is a provider of human resources solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.


Access Point Financial expands team with new hire

Access Point Financial has hired David Wahl as managing director of portfolio management. Previously, Wahl worked at Trimont Real Estate Advisors. Formed by APF management and Stone Point Capital, APF is an Atlanta-based lending and advisory platform.


EPIC co-founder Francis to leave

Dan Francis, the Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, has elected to leave the company effective Nov. 1. San Francisco-based Edgewood Partners is a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant. The Carlyle Group acquired EPIC in 2013. Stone Point Capital is also an investor.


PE-backed Sedgwick to acquire T&H

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a portfolio company of KKR and Stone Point Capital, has agreed to buy T&H. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the next 60 days. Headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, T&H is a specialized claims services provider.


Stone Point Capital activates $4.5 bln Trident VI

Stone Point Capital has activated its sixth private equity fund, Trident VI, LP. Fund VI closed earlier this year on $4.5 billion, larger than the fifth fund, which closed on $3.6 billion in 2010. Debevoise & Plimpton worked as legal counsel for Trident VI.


Stone Point Capital buys LTCG

Stone Point Capital has acquired LTCG. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Eden Prairie, Minn., LTCG is a provider of business process outsourcing solutions for long-term care insurance.

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