PE-backed Healthgrades taps Booker as CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Denver-based Healthgrades, which is backed by Vestar Capital Partners, has named Scott Booker as CEO and a member of its board of directors. Booker is succeeding Roger Holstein who will become vice chairman of the Heathgrades’ board and return to Vestar Capital as a managing director. Previously, Booker worked at Hotels.com and Stella & Dot. Healthgrades is an online resource of information on doctors and hospitals.

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Triton Container to combine with TAL International

By Luisa Beltran — 3 months ago

Triton Container International Ltd. is merging with TAL International Group Inc. in a stock swap. Triton shareholders will own 55 percent of the equity of the combined company and TAL shareholders have 45 percent. Triton, which operates a container fleet of 2.4 million TEU, is backed by Warburg Pincus LLC and Vestar Capital Partners. TAL International operates a container fleet of 2.4 million TEU. Once the deal closes, Warburg will have about 27 percent of the newly-formed Triton International Ltd. while Vestar will own 15 percent. Wells Fargo Securities advised Triton while BofA Merrill Lynch advised TAL.

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Vestar to buy Woodstream from Brockway Moran and CHS Capital

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Vestar Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Woodstream from Brockway Moran & Partners and CHS Capital. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to be completed in the second quarter of this year. Headquartered in Lititz, Pennsylvania, Woodstream is a maker of branded pest control and lawn and garden products.

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ICON to acquire PE-owned MediMedia Pharma Solutions

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

ICON plc has agreed to buy MediMedia Pharma Solutions, which is owned by Vestar Capital Partners, for a cash consideration of $120 million. Based in Yardley, Pennsylvania, MediMedia Pharma Solutions combines MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete Healthcare Communications. MediMedia Managed Markets is a provider of strategic payer-validated market access solutions and Complete Healthcare Communications is a medical communications agency.

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GE Antares supports Vestar Capital Partners’ buy of ISS

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Vestar Capital Partners has received a $260 million loan from GE Antares, a unit of GE Capital Markets, to support its acquisition of Institutional Shareholder Services. GE Capital Markets acted as joint lead arranger and bookrunner on this transaction. ISS is a provider of proxy advisory and corporate governance solutions to financial market participants.

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Vestar Capital Partners agrees to buy ISS for $364 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Vestar Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Institutional Shareholder Services from MSCI for $364 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2014. Morgan Stanley served as financial advisor to MSCI on the transaction. ISS is a provider of proxy advisory and corporate governance solutions to financial market participants.

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Vestar acquires Roland Foods

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Vestar Capital Partners has completed the acquisition by Vestar Capital Partners VI, L.P. of a majority interest in American Roland Food Corp including Bruno Scheidt, American Roland Food Corp, Pro Warehouse Corp and Costamar Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Equistone Partners Europe Acquires Sunrise Medical

By Connie Loizos — 3 years ago

Sunrise Medical, a New York-based maker of high-end wheelchairs and seating systems that was controlled by Vestar Capital Partners, is being acquired by Equistone Partners Europe, the former buyouts business of Barclays. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed.

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CCC sold to Bain in Secondary Buyout

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Consolidated Container Company, a US-based manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions is to be acquired by Bain Capital Partners. Terms of the agreement to buy the business from Vestar Capital Partners and its other investors were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Consolidated Container Company (CCC), a leading developer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging solutions in North […]

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