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Fleet Complete Has Acquired Securatrak

Fleet Complete® has acquired Securatrak Pty Ltd. (“Securatrak”).  MHT Partners originated the transaction and served as exclusive advisor to Fleet Complete.

Based in Toronto, Fleet Complete is a global IoT provider of mission critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management solutions. For more than fifteen years, Fleet Complete has provided dispatching, fleet tracking and mobile resource management solutions to over 8,000 companies worldwide. The company maintains key distribution partnerships with AT&T in the US and TELUS in Canada. Fleet Complete is one of the fastest-growing companies in North America and has won numerous awards for innovation and growth since its inception in 2000 (as Complete Innovations Inc.).

This transaction allows Fleet Complete to serve the Australian telematics market with its comprehensive IoT product portfolio.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry, Kevin Jolley, Alex Hicks

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Pragmatic Marketing Has Been Acquired

MHT Partners announces the acquisition of Pragmatic Marketing by Renovus Capital and Petra Capital Partners. MHT Partners was the exclusive advisor to Pragmatic Marketing in this transaction.

The transaction will allow Pragmatic Marketing to expand its offerings and geographic reach to continue to serve the training needs of its clients.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry and Alex Hicks

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Wooden Camera is Acquired by Vitec

MHT Partners announces the acquisition of Wooden Camera Inc (“Wooden Camera”) by The Vitec Group plc for cash consideration of up to $35 million. MHT Partners was the exclusive advisor to Wooden Camera in this transaction.

This transaction provides Wooden Camera with additional sales and distributor networking and sourcing capabilities for their high quality camera accessories.

Senior Deal Team: Taylor Curtis

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Apex is a Founding Partner of USACS

APEX Emergency Services, a physician-owned emergency medicine group based in Denver, Colorado, has entered into a definitive agreement with US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) to join the national leader in emergency medicine and hospitalist services as a founding partner. MHT Partners provided strategic advisory services to USACS in this transaction.

The transaction positions USACS to serve approximately 250,000 patients annually in 14 Colorado locations, improving patient care and hospital partnerships by merging resources and support systems.

Founded by emergency medicine physician groups in Colorado, Florida, Maryland and Ohio and capital partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, USACS is the national leader in physician-owned emergency medicine and hospitalist services. USACS provides high quality emergency and hospitalist care to almost 4 million patients annually at nearly 120 locations in 22 states, and is aligned with leading hospital systems across the country.

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Illume Has Been Acquired

MHT Partners is proud to announce that Illume, a portfolio company of Sycamore Hill Capital Group, has been acquired by Regent Holding, a portfolio company of Freeman Spogli Co. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to Sycamore Hill and Illume in this transaction.

This transaction provides more extensive sales distribution, efficient sourcing and broader design choices to Illume’s current customer base.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick Crocker, Tara Smith and Patrick Krause

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ATA Retail Services has Merged with LaMi

MHT Partners is proud to announce that ATA Retail Services (“ATA”) has merged with LaMi Holdings, LLC (“LaMi”), a portfolio company of Lariat Partners. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to ATA in this transaction.

Founded in 1991, ATA Retail Services has retail stores in the United States and Canada and employs a workforce of approximately 1,800 employees. The company operates distribution centers with over 180,000 square feet of space in Nashville, Tennessee and Hayward, California. These two strategic locations allow ATA to maximize efficiencies and to better support its customers from coast to coast.

This transaction allows the merged entity to make infrastructure and growth investments, providing an enhanced customer experience and more robust solution offering to clients across North America.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick CrockerCraig Lawson and Tara Smith

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Glynlyon Has Been Recapitalized

MHT Partners is proud to announce that Glynlyon, Inc. (“Glynlyon” or the “Company”), a leading provider of digital content and curriculum to the education market has been recapitalized by Linsalata Capital Partners (“LinCap”) in partnership with the Company’s senior management team. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to Glynlyon in this transaction.

The recapitalization of Glynlyon by senior management and LinCap positions the business to further accelerate growth and expand its suite of products as well as its market reach.

Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Glynlyon is the home of Odysseyware™ and Alpha Omega Publications™ (“AOP”), two of the leading brands in PreK-12 curriculum and content. The Company’s Odysseyware™ platform is one of the leading full digital curriculum solutions, serving public school systems, charter schools and community colleges throughout the U.S. The Company’s AOP division provides both digital and print curriculum solutions to faith-based schools and home school families. Through the Company’s various brands, students are offered superior academic solutions for every style of learning and type of classroom, rewarding forward-thinking schools and students with superior learning outcomes.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry and Alex Hicks

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Tampa Bay Emergency Physicians Has Formed a Partnership

Tampa Bay Emergency Physicians has formed a partnership with US Acute Care Solutions, a portfolio company of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Tampa Bay Emergency Physicians (“TBEP”) in this transaction.

This transaction provides TBEP access to the resources and support required to continually improve their patient care and operations.

Tampa Bay Emergency Physicians has a history of successfully providing high-quality emergency medical care within the same hospital system for more than 40 years. Through financial steadiness, excellent management and a storied reputation for success, TBEP has recruited strong, residency-trained, Board Certified emergency medicine specialists and advanced practice providers experienced in emergency medicine. TBEP possesses management experience and capabilities rivaling large-scale competitors, while still providing service with the personal touch and attention of a smaller company.

Senior Deal Team: Taylor Curtis and Patrick Krause

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MetaMetrics Has Been Recapitalized

MetaMetrics, Inc. (“MetaMetrics”) has been recapitalized by Pamlico Capital. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to MetaMetrics in this transaction.

This transaction provides MetaMetrics with the additional capital needed to support future acquisitions and organic growth initiatives.

MetaMetrics is focused on improving education for learners of all ages and ability levels. The Company develops scientific measures of academic achievement and complementary technologies that link assessment results with real-world instruction. MetaMetrics’ products and services for reading (The Lexile Framework for Reading, El Sistema Lexile® para Leer), mathematics (The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics) and writing (The Lexile® Framework for Writing) provide unique insights about academic ability and the potential for growth, enabling individuals to achieve their goals at every stage of development.

Senior Deal Team: Alex Hicks

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Texas Teachers Has Been Recapitalized

MHT Partners is proud to announce that Texas Teachers of Tomorrow, LLC (“Texas Teachers”) has been recapitalized by Gauge Capital in partnership with the Company’s Founder and President, Vernon Reaser. Texas Teachers is the leading Alternate Certification Program that enables individuals with content mastery and a four-year bachelor’s degree to become certified teachers by completing a pedagogical curriculum and passing required state exams.

This transaction provides Texas Teachers with a value-added partner to help expand services, strengthen operations, and better serve both customers and school districts who seek talented and diverse teachers to lead their classrooms and drive student achievement

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Walnut Creek Skin & Laser Has Entered Into An Agreement

MHT Partners is proud to announce that Walnut Creek Skin and Laser has entered into an agreement for business and practice management services with Golden State Dermatology, a portfolio company of Pouschine Cook Capital Management (“Pouschine Cook”), a healthcare services and business products and services focused private equity investment firm, and Yukon Partners (“Yukon”). Golden State Dermatology was formed to provide business and practice management services to a high performing dermatology network in the East Bay area of San Francisco. MHT Partners was the exclusive advisor to Walnut Creek Skin and Laser in this transaction.

This transaction brings the experience in building strong infrastructure to support rapid growth and healthcare financing expertise that will allow for the opening of new offices and the merger and integration of the highest quality dermatology practices in the Bay Area and beyond.

Senior Deal Team: Craig LawsonPatrick Krause

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Flexstar Technology Has Been Acquired

Flexstar Technology, Inc. (“Flexstar”), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (“Audax”), has been acquired by Korean-based Neosem, Inc. (“Neosem”). MHT Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Flexstar.

Flexstar, headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a leading provider of advanced test and related proprietary software solutions for the storage technology market. The Company’s innovative testing solutions are used by the world’s leading data storage system manufacturers to enable development, quality assurance and reliability testing for a variety of storage devices.

This strategic transaction creates new growth and innovation opportunities, as well as cost savings for both companies.

Senior Deal Team: Kevin Jolley and Malcolm Thompson

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Daegis Inc. Fairness Opinion Rendered

OpenText Corporation has acquired all outstanding shares of common stock of Daegis, Inc. MHT Partners rendered an opinion to the Board of Directors of Daegis regarding the fairness, from a financial point of view, of the consideration to be received by the shareholders.

Daegis Inc. is a global enterprise software company with comprehensive offerings for information governance, application migration, data management and application development.

 

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National IPA, a subsidiary of Provista, Has Acquired TCPN

National IPA, a subsidiary of Provista, has acquired The Cooperative Purchasing Network (“TCPN”). MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Provista.

This transaction significantly enhances National IPA’s and Provista’s presence in the education sector. National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization, reducing procurement costs through cooperative contracting in city, county and state government offices and education industries. Provista is a leading supply chain solutions company dedicated to helping more than 101,000 sites in the health care and business markets to improve their financial and operational performance.

TCPN assists Region 4 ESC in helping other public agencies and non-profits reap the benefits of national leveraged pricing, with no cost to the member.

Senior Deal Team: Taylor Curtis

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InReach Has Been Acquired

InReach, a portfolio company of Teakwood Capital, has been acquired by Jonas Software, a subsidiary of Constellation Software. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to InReach.

This transaction provided substantial financial, operational and strategic resources to allow the company to reach a broader customer base.

InReach is a provider of continuing education solutions, helping leading professional associations, educational content providers, non-profits, and businesses bring continuing professional education and training online.

Senior Deal Team: Alex Hicks

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A Vet/Pet Medical Product Company Has Been Acquired

Details undisclosed

Senior Deal Team: Craig Lawson and Malcolm Thompson

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Parker School Uniforms Has Been Acquired

Parker School Uniforms, a portfolio company of Blue Sage Capital, has been acquired by Argosy Investment Partners, Plexus Capital and Salem Investment Partners. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Parker School Uniforms.

The transaction provides Parker with partners who will provide additional resources to become a larger and stronger organization in the company’s next phase of growth.

Houston-based Parker is the leading provider of premium school uniforms to private and charter schools across the Sunbelt region of the United States, including Texas, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry and Patrick Crocker

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Quik-Pak Has Been Acquired

Quik-Pak, a division of Delphon, has been acquired by Promex Industries, Inc. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to Delphon in this transaction.

The divestiture of Quik-Pak will enable Delphon to enhance its core focus on innovative, technology-enabled and materials-based packaging and related solutions for a variety of demanding end markets, enhancing Delphon’s longstanding market leadership position.

 

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Anesthesia Consultants of Dallas Has Been Acquired

Anesthesia Consultants of Dallas (“ACD”) an independent, premier perioperative anesthesia services provider in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan market was acquired by U.S. Anesthesia Partners, a portfolio company of Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to ACD.

The transaction provides U.S. Anesthesia Partners with access to both leading physicians and key clinical sites within the Dallas-Fort Worth area and provides ACD with a strategic partner with the financial and operational resources to pursue continued growth of the practice.

Anesthesia Consultants of Dallas, LLP, together with Veritas Anesthesia, LLP,  specializes in providing anesthesia services to primarily ASA Class 3 and 4 acuity patients, including organ transplant, neonatal and cardiac patients. The Company’s highly regarded anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists serve several key clinical sites in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The practice’s ability to leverage its physicians’ broad clinical expertise and flexible practice model has enabled the practice to establish strong partnerships and lead the implementation of best practices and high-quality, outcome-driven approaches to patient care at each site it serves.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Ecopia Farms Has Received Series C Preferred Stock Investment

Green Earth Greens (d.b.a. Ecopia Farms) has received a Series C Preferred Stock investment from two large institutional investors. Leading the capital raise was a leading global food and grocery strategic investor, with significant participation for a financial sponsor as well. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Ecopia Farms.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and founded in 2009 by an exceptional group of Silicon Valley veterans, scientists and traditional farmers, Ecopia farms is an industry-defining leader in the rapidly growing global market for sustainably farmed fresh produce. The investment into Ecopia Farms marks an important step in the evolution of innovative and pioneering agriculture that simultaneous provides local, organic, safe and tasty produce, while at the same time addressing issues of global scale such as diminishing arable land, dwindling fresh water supply, climate change and a burgeoning population. Utilizing propriety, patented technology,  for a given yield of produce, Ecopia utilizes approximately three percent of the water, and four percent of the land, that traditional agriculture uses. The transaction facilitates, among other things, Ecopia Farms’ continued R&D, scaling of operations and further penetration into the retail and restaurant channels in general, brand building and the build out of an optimized facility in the San Francisco Bay Area, more specifically.

Senior Deal Team: Craig Lawson and Patrick Crocker

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Corsicana Farm Has Been Acquired by Dole

Collin Street Bakery, Inc. (“Collin Street Bakery”) sold Finca Corsicana (“Corsicana Farm”) to Dole Food Company, Inc. (“Dole”). Located in central Costa Rica, Corsicana Farm is the world’s largest organic pineapple plantation, collectively consisting of over 3,000 acres of land and state of the art processing equipment and facilities. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Collin Street Bakery.

Collin Street Bakery is the leading provider of fruitcakes, pecan cakes and other pastries.  The company offers an extensive selection of specialty treats, and every product is prepared by culinary professionals using the finest ingredients available. Based in Corsicana, Texas, Collin Street Bakery distributes its products to over 196 countries worldwide. Dole is the world’s largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables, doing business in more than 90 countries and employing approximately 60,000 employees.

Senior Deal Team: Murray Holland

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McGraw Hill Construction Has Been Acquired

McGraw Hill Construction, a subsidiary of McGraw Hill Financial, has been acquired by Symphony Technology Group. MHT Partners served as the exclusive advisor to McGraw Hill Construction.

The sale of McGraw Hill Construction allows the company to continue pursuing growth opportunities through enhancing analytics and tools to better serve construction professionals.

McGraw Hill Construction is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to size markets, prioritize prospects, target and build relationships, strengthen market positions, and optimize sales strategies.

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Newforma Has Acquired SmartUse

Newforma, a portfolio company of  North Bridge Venture Partners, Kodiak Venture Partners and Borealis Ventures has acquired SmartUse. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Newforma.

This acquisition will strengthen Newforma’s already strong product line by meeting the mobility needs of contractors and owners, not only in the construction industry, but in other industries where project plans need to be reviewed, edited and shared. By combining technology and expertise, mobile collaboration solution will be advanced, transforming how contractors and owners manage project information.

Newforma is a developer of project information management software for architecture, engineering and construction firms worldwide, and the owners they serve. Newforma products make up the first industry-focused and integrated solution to connect firms to each other, to their project information, to their processes, and to remote team members, all for the purpose of more successful project delivery. Customers use Newforma software on more than 1.5 million projects worldwide to raise productivity, reduce exposure to risk, strengthen their brands, and liberate time and attention to focus on design, construction, and client service.

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Residential Design Services Has Been Recapitalized

L.A.R.K. Industries Inc., dba Residential Design Services and Commercial Design Services (“RDS”), a portfolio company of DBI Capital and Huntington Capital, has been recapitalized by Trive Capital. MHT Partners served as the exclusive advisor to RDS.

The sale of RDS provided liquidity for management, DBI Capital, and Huntington Capital. The transaction will also provide RDS with a new strategic partner and additional capital and resources to pursue continued growth of the business.

L.A.R.K. Industries, Inc., dba Residential Design Services and Commercial Design Services (www.resdesign.com), is a leading provider of outsourced design centers and interior surfaces installation services. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, L.A.R.K. services large residential homebuilders and commercial real estate developers in the Western United States. The Company was founded in 1988 and prides itself on its reputation for delivering high quality, customized sales and installation solutions for a wide range of products, including flooring, countertops, wall tiles, window treatments, finished carpentry, and other interior finishes.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick CrockerCraig Lawson and Malcolm Thompson

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Millennium Process Coupon is Acquired

Millennium Process Coupon (“Millennium”) has been acquired by Inmar Inc., a portfolio company of ABRY Partners. MHT Partners served as the exclusive advisor to Millennium.

This transaction provides Millennium’s client base and the Canadian marketplace with extended service offerings of digital coupon processing, data analytics and shopper engagement solutions.

Millennium is a leading provider of promotional services, including coupon clearing and redemption, rebate handling and contest administration.

Senior Deal Team: Alex Hicks

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ExamSoft Has Been Recapitalized

ExamSoft, a portfolio company of Teakwood Capital and Gemini Investors, has been recapitalized by Spectrum Equity. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to ExamSoft.

This transaction facilitates ExamSoft’s portfolio expansion of its products and services offered to clients.

ExamSoft is a provider of computer-based testing software to academic institutions and professional certification entities. ExamSoft is used by more than 550 clients, including an array of higher education institutions and 43 of the 50 US state bar examiners. The company has offices in Dallas (headquarters) and Boca Raton (www.examsoft.com).

 Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill
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Texas Purchasing Coalition Advisory

Advisory services have been completed for Texas Purchasing Coalition (“TPC”) by MHT Partners.

TPC is a member-owned supply chain management partnership comprised of not-for-profit health systems representing 21 acute care hospitals in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, area. Founded in 1985, TPC provides group purchasing services, physician preference item consulting services and spend management analytics to its members.

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Delphon Has Been Recapitalized

Delphon Industries, LLC, minority owned by investors in Sverica International, has been recapitalized by Fulham & Co., Farol Asset Management and Brooke Private Equity Associates. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Delphon.

This transaction provides liquidity for the management team and provides future growth potential through add-on acquisitions.

Headquartered in Hayward, CA, Delphon is a leading provider of materials and services for the shipping, processing and packaging of high value semiconductor, medical, photonics, telecommunications and military markets. The unique patented and proprietary technologies across Delphon provide their diverse customer base with critical solutions for their operations.

Senior Deal Team:  Mike McGill

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Advantage Business Media is Acquired

Advantage Business Media, a portfolio company of Catalyst Investors, has been acquired by Owner Resource Group, an Austin-based private equity firm. MHT Partners served as the exclusive advisor to Advantage Business Media in this transaction.

The sale of Advantage Business Media provided Catalyst with liquidity for an investment originally made in 2006 when it acquired assets from Reed Elsevier. The transaction also provided Advantage Business Media with a new partner, with unique strategic advantages, that will provide additional capital and resources to continue disciplined growth of the business.

Advantage Business Media is a full-service digital marketing and information services company that helps more than one million innovators at science, design engineering and manufacturing companies discover and procure new technologies that give them a competitive advantage. The company’s marketing solutions introduce products from more than 2,000 customers to its loyal readership through digital media offerings, magazines and conferences.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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ExecSense Has Been Acquired by Financial Times

ExecSense has been acquired by The Financial Times Group, a division of Pearson (LSE:PSON). MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to ExecSense.

This transaction substantially expands ExecSense’s audience of C-level executives and other professionals and enhances its capabilities to produce first-class educational content and news.

ExecSense is the leading publisher of professional webinars, eBooks, eDocuments and podcasts, producing 1,000+ new programs every year, enabling executives to be in-the-know on the most important skills, new best practices, hot topics and technologies that impact their specific profession.

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A. H. Belo’s The Press-Enterprise Has Been Acquired

A. H. Belo Corporation’s (“A. H. Belo”) The Press-Enterprise, a Pulitzer-Prize winning paper and the largest in California’s Inland Empire, has been acquired by Freedom Communications, Inc., publisher of the Orange County Register. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to A. H. Belo.

This transaction allows A. H. Belo to focus its managerial resources on its core market of Dallas and its core property, The Dallas Morning News, in addition to its other newspapers, The Providence Journal and Denton Record-Chronicle.

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates three daily newspapers and a diverse group of websites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas’ leading newspaper and winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes various niche publications targeting specific audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. A. H. Belo also owns and operates commercial printing, distribution and direct mail service businesses.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Shuttlewagon Is Acquired

Central Power Products, Inc. (“Shuttlewagon”) has been acquired by Nordco Inc. (“Nordco”), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Shuttlewagon.

Shuttlewagon customers include Class I North American railroads as well as several large industrial markets that rely heavily on rail transportation. The company’s broad customer base complements Nordco’s customers and allows for additional cross-selling opportunities.

Shuttlewagon, based in Grandview, Missouri, is one of only three manufacturers of railcar movers in the United States, and is the only one to use rubber tires instead of steel wheels. Rubber tires offer a significant competitive advantage and benefit customers by allowing the railcar mover to pull more railcars than comparably sized movers with steel wheels. This enables customers to move both fully loaded and empty railcars more effectively, and causes less wear and tear than the steel-wheel design.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Port-A Cool Is Acquired

MHT Partners is pleased to announce that Port-A-Cool, LLC (“Port-A-Cool”), a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments and its co-investors, has been acquired by Walter Meier AG (SIX: WMN). MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Port-A-Cool in the transaction.

The acquisition of Port-A-Cool marks a substantial further investment by Walter Meier into the evaporative cooling market. Walter Meier is widely known for its leading commercial and industrial air humidification solutions, and the addition of Port-A-Cool’s products and technology represents a natural extension of Walter Meier’s core humidification business.

Founded in 1990, Port-A-Cool is the industry pioneer and market leading manufacturer of portable evaporative coolers and related products. The company, through its extensive value-added distribution network and relationships with big box and specialty retailers, sells products that provide customers with versatile, efficient and lower cost cooling solutions. Port-A-Cool’s portable evaporative coolers provide customers with an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient means of reducing the ambient temperature in a variety of industrial, commercial, retail and residential environments. In addition to a strong U.S. presence, the company has significant customers throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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3Degrees

3Degrees Group, Inc. has raised an undisclosed amount of growth equity capital from American Refining and Biochemical, Inc. MHT Partners acted as exclusive adviser to 3Degrees.

3Degrees provides environmental commodity trading, risk mitigation, and strategic advisory services. 3 Degrees offers renewable energy certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets; utility partnership services that enable utilities to offer residential and commercial customers the opportunity to mitigate the environmental impact of their electricity and natural gas use; and green power and carbon balancing services.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick CrockerCraig Lawson, and Tara Smith

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Chemical Information Services Is Acquired

Chemical Information Services, Inc. has been acquired by glendonTodd Capital. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Chemical Information Services.

The sale of Chemical Information Services provided expansion of CIS’s product offering to existing customers as well as implement new experienced management and sales effort. The sale will also support continued growth of the CIS brand name both in the U.S. and across the world.

Founded in 1972, Chemical Information Services is a leading provider of product and producer information to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Chemical Information Services publishes a variety of databases in print and CD formats and offers internet subscriptions to its products. The Company’s flagship product, the Directory of World Chemical Producers, is the industry standard listing of chemical and pharmaceutical sources and related information.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Falling Springs

Arc Ventures, LC has acquired Falling Springs, LLC, a subsidiary of Tredegar Corp. MHT Partners acted as exclusive adviser to Tredegar.

Falling Springs is an environmental resource company that specializes in the development and management of mitigation banks. The transaction provides Arc Ventures with one of the leading mitigation banking platforms in the U.S. with mitigation banks located in Virginia, Georgia, Florida, California, and Oregon and a diverse portfolio of mitigation bank credits in highly desirable service areas with strong underlying fundamentals.

Senior Deal Team: Craig LawsonPatrick Crocker, and Tara Smith

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Provista Has Acquired NationalIPA

Provista has acquired NationalIPA. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Provista.

This transaction significantly enhances Provista’s presence in the government sector. Provista is a leading supply chain improvement company dedicated to helping more than 80,000 members in the health care, education and corporate markets to improve their financial and operational performance.

National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to serving: City/Local Government; County Government; State Government; Public and Private Educational Institutions and Systems; Special Districts; and Government-Education Healthcare Entities.

Senior Deal Team: Taylor Curtis

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Authentix (FKA, Isotag) Acquires Calyx

Authentix (formerly known as Isotag Technology, Inc.) acquired Calyx, Inc. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Authentix.

The acquisition of Calyx, a developer of multi-layered security systems using overt and covert ink technologies, represents a significant addition to Authentix’s technology portfolio and an expansion of Authentix’s client base into the pharmaceutical and financial services industries.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Authentix (FKA, Isotag) Acquires Biocode

Authentix (formerly known as Isotag Technology, Inc.) acquired Biocode, Inc. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Authentix.

The acquisition of Biocode, a developer of multi-layered security systems using molecular markers and overt and covert ink technologies, represents a significant addition to Authentix’s technology portfolio and an expansion of Authentix’s client base in the pharmaceutical, agrichemical, spirits and oil and gas industries.

Founded in 1996, Authentix is a leading product security, brand protection and authentication company serving Fortune 500 and government clients. Authentix has assembled through internal development and acquisition a portfolio of technologies that includes security inks and dyes and molecular markers.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Chemical Information Services is Acquired

Chemical Information Services, Inc. sold the assets of the company to Vendome Group, LLC. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Chemical Information Services.

The sale of Chemical Information Services provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company and created new growth opportunities for Chemical Information Services’ ongoing management and employees.

Founded in 1972, Chemical Information Services is a leading provider of product and producer information to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Chemical Information Services publishes a variety of databases in print and CD formats and offers internet subscriptions to its products. The Company’s flagship product, the Directory of World Chemical Producers, is the industry standard listing of chemical and pharmaceutical sources and related information.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Impact Innovations Is Acquired

Impact Innovations Group (“Impact”) sold the assets of the company to IntelliMark Holdings, Inc. (“IntelliMark”). MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Impact.

The sale of Impact provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company, while allowing IntelliMark to enhance its capabilities, customer base and geographic reach. The Impact operations will be consolidated under the Technisource brand. Technicsource, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IntelliMark, is a national provider of IT and technical engineering consultants. The new Technicsource will employ approximately 3,000 people in 35 offices, with revenue of nearly $300 million.

Founded in 1998, Impact is a privately held IT outsourcing and technical staffing company recognized for its highly regarded methods to optimize and efficiently manage IT departments for middle-market companies. IntelliMark, a privately held company based in Little Rock, AR, is a leader in IT integration and support services. Charlesbank Capital Partners, a private equity firm that manages assets totaling more than $1.5 billion, is the majority owner of IntelliMark.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Xpressdocs Is Acquired

Xpressdocs Partners, Ltd. (“Xpressdocs”) has been acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Polaris Venture Partners that also included Harbourvest Partners and company management. MCG Capital Corporation provided senior and junior debt financing for the transaction and also participated as an equity investor in the deal. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Xpressdocs.

The sale of Xpressdocs provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company, including management and Xpressdocs’ original angel investors. The transaction also provided Xpressdocs with the financial resources it requires to continue to penetrate the rapidly growing online print services marketplace.

Founded in 1998, Xpressdocs is a a leading provider of high quality, on-demand print-based marketing programs and services to the residential real estate and other industries. Xpressdocs has grown rapidly since its founding and currently provides high quality, next-day turnaround marketing materials to over 30,000 real estate agents and other franchise and agent based professionals at some of the nation’s most recognized service companies.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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The Assets of PSPrint Have Been Acquired

MHT Partners is pleased to announce that the assets of PSPrint, a portfolio company of Sverica International,  have been acquired by Deluxe. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to PSPrint.

The sale combines PSPrint’s experience, processes, and established customer base with Deluxe’s brand name and distribution strength.

PSPrint was founded in 1990 in Oakland as a one-room press shop. By developing a cutting-edge Internet printing company with a focus on delivering quality, affordability, and speed, along with a simplified online ordering system, PsPrint has grown dramatically. PSPrint now has a combined 50,000 square feet of space and production facilities in both Pennsylvania and California, and employs over 150 people committed to providing customers with a way to print, create and mail faster.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Trinity Consultants, Inc. is Acquired Is Acquired

MHT Partners, LP (“MHT”) proudly announces that Trinity Consultants (“Trinity”), a portfolio company of Sentinel Capital Partners, has been acquired by Gryphon Investors (“Gryphon”), a leading middle market private equity firm based in San Francisco. Gryphon partnered with Trinity management and employees in the transaction. MHT served as the exclusive financial advisor to Trinity.

The transaction provided substantial financial and strategic resources to allow Trinity to continue building its market leadership position by accelerating the growth of the company and global customer base.

Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Trinity Consultants is the leading provider of air quality compliance and permitting services in the U.S. Trinity offers a full range of air quality compliance services and has specific expertise in the energy, manufacturing, industrial, and utilities sectors. Trinity also provides complementary environmental services including sustainability and environmental management, EH&S auditing, EH&S information systems, environmental modeling software, and EH&S staffing through its On Demand Environmental business unit. Trinity has more than 300 employees in 33 offices in the U.S., China and the Middle East. Visit www.trinityconsultants.com for more information.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Alsbridge Has Acquired Telwares

Alsbridge has acquired Telwares Inc. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Alsbridge.

The acquisition of Telwares Inc. strengthens Alsbridge’s position as the leading network  consulting firm by transaction volume. The acquisition strengthens Alsbridge’s completive position, expands its proprietary pricing database, and grows its customer list, providing ample opportunity for revenue synergies. The acquisition also represents the ownership transfer of the CIO Global Forum, widely recognized as a marquis CIO education and networking event.

Telwares is a leading consultancy providing network cost optimization and transformation services to the Fortune 1000. Their resources bring deep expertise in the commercial and  technical aspects of aligning complex technology solutions with business objectives, executing more than 700 strategic client engagements, addressing over $1B in annual market spend each year.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Inkubook

Inkubook, a division of Author Solutions, Inc., has been acquired by Snap MyLife, Inc. Author Solutions, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of self-publishing services and a portfolio company of Bertram Capital. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Author Solutions / Bertram Capital.

Inkubook was an internally incubated new product offering that leveraged Author Solutions’ core publishing expertise to participate in the fast growing personal photobook segment. While Inkubook ultimately proved to be a non-core asset for AuthorSolutions, the acquisition further enhances Snap MyLife’s vision of creating a comprehensive suite of user-generated content applications and photo-centric cloud-services for consumers.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick Crocker, Craig Lawson, and Tara Smith

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SRC Computers

SRC Computers has been recapitalized by Freeman Group. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to SRC Computers.

SRC Computers’ recapitalization by Freeman Group provides substantial liquidity to ownership as well as capital to fund the Company’s high-growth initiatives. The transaction also provides SRC with a new partner that will provide industry expertise and additional resources to continue to strengthen its rising market position.

Founded in 1996 by legendary computer architect Seymour Cray and D. James Guzy, one of Intel’s earliest investors, SRC Computers manufactures a line of servers operating on a new-generation patented system architecture, utilizing software, firmware and hardware developed by the Company for the hyperscale data center, low power consumption and other volume server markets. SRC’s technology is driving a paradigm shift in the server market, fueling a demand for servers with more efficient computation at lower power requirements.

Senior Deal Team: Murray Holland and Taylor Curtis

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Redline

Dominus Capital, LLC, has acquired Red Line Synthetic Oil Corp. of Benicia, CA. MHT Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Red Line.

Red Line is a leading branded manufacturer and marketer of ultra-premium lubricants and performance chemicals. Red Line’s products are used by automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts, and amateur and professional racing teams to optimize the performance of their vehicles.

Senior deal team: Patrick Crocker and Craig Lawson

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Thundershirt

Encore Consumer Capital has recapitalized Thundershirt, LLC, of Durham, North Carolina. MHT Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Thundershirt.

Thundershirt designs, manufactures, and sells anxiety control solutions for pets. It offers calming shirts and caps for dogs and cats to control severe symptoms related to thunder, fireworks, and many other anxiety-causing situations. Encore Consumer Capital is a San Francisco based middle market private equity firm specializing in branded consumer investments.

Senior Deal Team: Craig Lawson and Patrick Crocker

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Covermate Sale to Touch

Touch Industries, Inc. has acquired Covermate, Inc.  in a cross-border transaction. MHT Partners acted as exclusive adviser to Covermate.

Covermate manufactures branded dishware covers for households and food service through leading national and regional retailers.

Touch manufactures products for the food services, health, and retail sectors, and the addition of Covermate expands its existing footprint into over 20,000 grocery stores throughout the U.S., while complementing its current product line.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick CrockerCraig Lawson, and Tara Smith

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Direct Marketing Solutions

Caymus Equity Partners has recapitalized Direct Marketing Solutions, Inc. of Portland, OR. MHT Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Direct Marketing Solutions.

Direct Marketing Solutions provides direct marketing services to corporations seeking to reach and engage targeted consumers. The Company offers a full range of agency solutions, such as strategic planning, creative services, account services, and data analytics, in addition to its highly customized direct mail services. Caymus Equity Partners is a New York and Atlanta based middle market private equity firm invests in business services, consumer, healthcare, and media companies.

Senior Deal Team: Patrick Crocker and Craig Lawson

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Qqest

Infinisource, Inc., a portfolio company of Accel-KKR, has acquired Qqest Software Systems, Inc. MHT Partners acted as exclusive adviser to Qqest.

For over 20 years, Qqest has been a technology and service leader helping clients manage their small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) by offering a broad suite of solutions, including time and attendance, payroll and HR management.

With the acquisition of Qqest, Infinisource doubles in size, resulting in a company with more than 63,000 customers in all 50 states, including the San Francisco Giants, Washington Redskins and several of the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies.

Senior Deal Team: Craig Lawson and Patrick Crocker

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Vendome Group, LLC, Is Acquired

Vendome Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners, has been acquired by Conversion Capital Partners, Ltd. MHT Partners served as the exclusive advisor to Vendome in this transaction.

The sale of Vendome provided Providence with liquidity at the end of one of their fund’s life cycles. The transaction also provides Vendome with a new partner that will provide additional resources for strategic initiatives and continue to strengthen the Company’s digital capabilities.

Founded in 2004, Vendome Group is a leading provider of business-to-business information media and events in the healthcare and real estate industries. From up-to-the-minute digital content to renowned conferences, their mission is to improve the productivity and efficiency of their customers. Whether online, in print, or face-to-face, their expert editorial and marketing staff is dedicated to serving the needs of their core customers. Vendome partners with prestigious organizations such as The Center for Health Design, the American Institute of Architects, the Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments, and the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, among others.

Senior Deal Team:  Shawn D. Terry 

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Trinity Valley Foods Has Been Acquired

Trinity Valley Foods has been acquired by Brakebush. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Trinity Valley Foods.

Trinity Valley Foods is a wholesale processor and distributor of value added poultry products. The company’s sales channels include national and regional restaurant chains, foodservice distributors, and further processing operations throughout the U.S. Its production facility is located in Irving, Texas.

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CorporateRewards is Recapitalized

CorporateRewards has been recapitalized by The Riverside Company. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to CorporateRewards.

CorporateRewards’ recapitalization by The Riverside Company (TRC) is a landmark transaction within the talent management sector. The transaction provides  CorporateRewards access to TRC’s substantial financial, operational and strategic resources that will allow the company to continue its impressive  growth with industry-leading technology solutions.

Founded  in 1999 and based in New York City, CorporateRewards is a leading provider of technology-enabled incentive, recognition and wellness programs for more than 150 clients globally. CorporateRewards provides an industry-leading software platform that allows clients to administer, manage and track their programs to drive ROI. Using their proprietary universal gift card reward, participants in CorporateRewards’ programs can select from hundreds of retailers and millions of products.

 

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Ryan Acquires Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services

Ryan, LLC has acquired Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Ryan.

This transaction adds an estimated 600 property tax and unclaimed property professionals to Ryan’s team, gives Ryan an operation in India staffed with more than 145 professionals, and will serve as a launch pad for Ryan’s entry into South Asia, while extending the firm’s indirect tax practice to support emerging markets such as China.

The Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services business provides consulting and outsourcing services to clients looking to manage and reduce their property tax and unclaimed property liabilities.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill Taylor Curtis and Alex Hicks

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Alsbridge Receives an Investment

Alsbridge receives an investment from LLR Partners. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Alsbridge.

The transaction facilitates Alsbridge’s continued growth plan in the IT and telecom sourcing, benchmarking and transformation services sectors.

Alsbridge is a global consulting firm that provides data-driven benchmarking, outsourcing consulting and network advisory services for CIOs. Alsbridge’s experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for its clients, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices and improve ongoing vendor management. Alsbridge helps its clients procure the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, network carrier services, hardware and software, application support and development, business processes and cloud services.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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WHEATON Industries, Inc., Acquires MicroLiter

WHEATON Industries, Inc. (“WHEATON”), a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners, has acquired MicroLiter. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to WHEATON in this transaction.

This transaction expands Wheaton’s product and service offerings in the global HPLC chromatography market and is a strategic step by WHEATON to strengthen their leadership in chemical analysis products and enhance their value through add-on acquisitions.

MicroLiter, a leading brand for pre-cleaned chromatography sample vials and accessories, offers numerous opportunities for improved efficiencies and product line expansions with WHEATON.

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Anue Systems, Inc., Is Acquired

MHT Partners proudly announces that Anue Systems, Inc. (“Anue”), a leading developer of network visibility solutions, has been acquired by IXIA (NASDAQ: XXIA), a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, for $145 million plus additional consideration. MHT Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Anue.

This transaction provided substantial financial, operational and strategic resources to allow Anue’s technologies to reach a more global customer base.

Founded in 2002 in Austin, Texas, Anue Systems helps its customers – the world’s largest enterprises, communications providers and government agencies – increase their network visibility. The company has been recognized as a member of the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the United States and as a rising star by Deloitte in its Texas Technology Fast 50 Program.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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WHEATON Industries, Inc., Acquires CELLine

WHEATON Industries, Inc. (“WHEATON”), a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners, has acquired CELLine, a division of Wilson Wolf  manufacturing Corporation. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to WHEATON in this transaction.

This acquisition enhances WHEATON’S value through strategic add-ons. CELLine manufactures disposable cell culture flasks and adds a highly complementary product line to WHEATON’S innovative solution set for the the laboratory research, diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals industries.

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Appetizers And, Inc., Is Acquired

MHT Partners proudly announces that Appetizers And, Inc. (“AAI”), a portfolio company of Brazos Equity Partners, has been acquired by Progressive Gourmet. MHT Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to AAI.

The transaction provides Appetizers And, Inc. access to Progressive Gourmet’s robust sales and distribution infrastructure and positions the combined company as the nation’s leading manufacturer of gourmet, hand finished hors d’oeuvres, small plates, and hand held snacks.

Founded in 1967, Appetizers And, Inc. is a leader in today’s hors d’oeuvres and small portions industry with national distribution as well as a direct sales force serving every major city in the U.S. The company offers an extensive selection of remarkable products to create unique presentations and menuable concepts. Hand-crafted hors d’oeuvres are created from original recipes based on extensive research of the latest market trends. Every product is prepared by culinary professionals using the finest ingredients available — hand-selected meats and seafood, real dairy cheeses, whole milk and eggs, and fresh garden vegetables, resulting in an extraordinary line of innovative small portion products that provide maximum convenience and labor savings while delivering made-on-premise taste and satisfaction.

 

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Omega Has Been Recapitalized by River Associates

Omega Environmental Technologies (“Omega”) has been recapitalized by River Associates Investments, LLC. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to Omega.

The transaction also provided Omega with additional financial resources to continue to penetrate the global automotive parts distribution marketplace.

Omega Environmental Technologies is a leading international distributor of aftermarket automotive climate control parts, serving a range of vehicles including automobiles, light and heavy trucks and off-road equipment. The Company maintains an extensive offering of over 30,000 SKUs of automotive air conditioning parts. The company is committed to service and technology, it has built a diversified set of customers both in the United States and internationally, extending its reach into 82 countries across six continents.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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TrialGraphix Is Acquired

TrialGraphix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altegrity, a portfolio company of Providence Equity, has been acquired by Conversion Capital Partners, Ltd. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Altegrity Inc. and TrialGraphix Inc.

The sale of Trial Graphix allowed Altegrity to divest of a non-core asset and redeploy resources to higher-priority strategic initiatives.

TrialGraphix is the market leading provider of trial presentation and jury consulting services with a presence in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Noses Energy Acquires Managing Energy Inc.

Noesis Energy has acquired Managing Energy, Inc. MHT Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Noesis in this transaction.

This transaction allows Noesis to launch its cloud-based energy management platform that combines free analytics tools, energy market data, educational resources and a community of experts to help in-house energy managers and 3rd party consultants make more informed decisions, with managingenergy.com becoming the foundation for this offering

Launched in 1994 by seasoned energy engineers, managingenergy.com was one of the first web-based energy management solutions and is a recognized leader in the energy management space. The company is based in Ontario, Canada and has more than 6,000 buildings, 13,000 meters and 290 million square feet under management.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Freeman Acquires Wheelhouse Solutions

Freeman acquired Wheelhouse Solutions, an experiential marketing services firm comprised of three companies – Champion Exposition Services, George Fern Company and Immersa Marketing. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Freeman.

The acquisition pairs Wheelhouse’s creative, event planning technology and strategic consulting services with Freeman’s signature audio/visual and trade show management solutions. The combination of these two companies will form the premier experiential marketing firm, operating under the Freeman name.

Freeman is the world’s leading provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Customer driven, Freeman offers a total package of solutions to its customers, with a scope of products and services unmatched by the competition. With 40 offices in North America, Freeman produces more than 3,000 expositions annually, including 48% of the largest 250 U.S. trade shows, and more than 10,000 other events worldwide. The company has received numerous awards recognizing outstanding efforts in industry leadership, customer service excellence, creative design, community service, innovation and customer-driven partnerships.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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ContinuLink Is Acquired

ContinuLink , a portfolio company of Sentinel Capital Partners, has been acquired by Procura. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to ContinuLink.

ContinuLink is a unique and complete enterprise software system in the home care industry. Developed by the home health care industry, for the home health care industry, ContinuLink is a world-class solution for over 300 real world agencies.

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Revenue Cycle Solutions is Acquired

Revenue Cycle Solutions, a portfolio company of Austin Ventures, has been acquired by Waud Capital Partners. MHT Partners served as exclusive advisor to Austin Ventures.

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Westchester, IL, RCS is exclusively focused on providing revenue cycle management (RCM) services to healthcare providers with a focus on self-pay and small claims (<$5,000) resolution and bad debt collections. RCS currently serves 49 clients with 122 hospital locations (primarily faith- and community-based) representing over $1.1 billion in aggregate open receivable volume.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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ThinqEd Is Acquired

The assets of TH(i)NQ Ed have been acquired by Edline LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity. MHT acted as the exclusive advisor to Edline.

This transaction allows Edline to expand its customer base and capitalize on revenue and cost synergies as a result of the acquisition.

TH(i)NQ Ed, a leading provider of K-12 website and communication solutions, serves over 5,000 schools throughout the U.S. With the addition of TH(i)NQ Ed, Edline’s comprehensive Learning Community Management System (LCMS) offerings will now be used by over 20,000 schools and serve a K-12 community of more than 20 million students, parents and teachers.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill and Shawn D. Terry

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BioSan Laboratories (dba MegaFood) Is Acquired

BioSan Laboratories, Inc. (dba MegaFood and Innate Response Formulas), a vertically-integrated manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of premium, all-natural whole food nutritional supplements has been acquired by The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on investments in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Founded in 1973 in Derry, New Hampshire, the company’s all-natural whole food nutritional supplements deliver nutrients that are easier to digest, assimilate, and utilize than the nutrients delivered by competing products that use synthetic rather than all-natural whole food ingredients. The company’s products are sold to natural food stores; vitamin, mineral, and supplement (VMS) retailers; small, independent retailers; distributors; and directly to health care practitioners.

 

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Contract Datascan Is Acquired

Contract Datascan (“Datascan”) has been acquired by Chartwell Investments, LLC (“Chartwell”). MHT acted as exclusive advisor to Datascan.

This transaction provided substantial financial, operational and strategic resources to allow Datascan to continue building its market leadership position.

Founded Datascan is the leading provider of self-scanning technology and services, enabling its clients to manage inventory audits more efficiently and effectively than any other method or service available. Datascan delivers higher scanning accuracy, dynamic, customized data, full control of inventory process and data, and compliant accounting standards by being the only SOX compliant self-scanning provider (SAS 70 Type II certification). Customers include top retailers in various segments such as apparel, department stores, home furnishings, jewelry, sporting goods, and specialty products.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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TeleParent Is Acquired

The assets of TeleParent have been acquired by Edline LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity. MHT acted as the exclusive advisor to Edline.

This transaction allows Edline to expand its customer base and capitalize on revenue and cost synergies as a result of the acquisition.

TeleParent’s hosted solutions enable K-12 schools to reliably and quickly communicate with parents, students and teachers through easy-to-use, web-based software. Schools, administrators and teachers utilize TeleParent to deliver emergency, attendance and other critical information to students, parents and other community constituents via telephone, email and/or text message in over 20 languages. In addition to its critical notification offering, TeleParent is also well known for its unique and powerful classroom solution for teachers, which allows them to send prompt corrective or reinforcing messages to parents. Due to its broader solution and competitive pricing, TeleParent has been able to routinely win competitive bid situations, often displacing incumbent providers with competitive service offerings.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill and Shawn D. Terry

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Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ: ARCL) Acquires Education City

Archipelago Learning (Nasdaq: ARCL) (“Archipelago”) has acquired EducationCity Ltd. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Archipelago.

The transaction allows Archipelago Learning (Nasdaq: ARCL) (f.k.a. Study Island, a portfolio company of Providence Equity) to expand its customer base globally and capitalize on future revenue and growth opportunities as a result of the acquisition.

EducationCity (U.K. based) offers classroom, computer lab and homework resources, harnessing interactivity, animation and humor to provide basic instruction in reading, math and science to Pre-K to 6th grade students. The program also incorporates powerful teacher resources to support lesson delivery. EducationCity’s core classroom and individualized instruction is geared toward the initial teaching phases of academic content, helping students learn basic skills, delivering high-impact, low cost content-rich tools to improve student learning.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Schoolfusion Is Acquired

The assets of schoolfusion have been acquired by Edline LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Edline.

This transaction allows Edline to expand its customer base and capitalize on revenue and cost synergies as a result of the acquisition.

schoolfusion is a leading provider of cutting-edge K-12 website solutions. schoolfusion’s products lead to unparalleled teacher adoption, parent involvement, student engagement and community participation.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill and Shawn D. Terry

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SchoolWorld Is Acquired

The assets of SchoolWorld have been acquired by Edline LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Edline.

This transaction allows Edline to expand its customer base and capitalize on revenue and cost synergies as a result of the acquisition.

SchoolWorld’s product suite provides districts with an easy-to-use web hosting tool and content management system that allows schools to share important information, announcements and student activities. The SchoolSites product includes customized websites with news, homework, calendars, alerts and a host of additional modules. All web modules seamlessly integrate with SchoolSites or can be used as stand-alone components. SchoolWorld also offers TeacherSites to enable teachers to easily create and access assignments, messages, quizzes, blogs and other classroom activities. In many cases, schools and school districts subscribe to an integrated combination of both SchoolSites and TeacherSites.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill and Shawn D. Terry

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Efficient Attic Systems, LP, Is Acquired

Efficient Attic Systems (“EAS”) has been acquired by American Residential Services (“ARS”), a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners and Royal Palm Capital Partners. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to EAS.

The sale of EAS to ARS marries the leading provider of in-home energy efficiency retrofit services with ARS’ substantial national footprint and customer base.

Founded in 2002, EAS sells and installs energy efficiency materials in the residential market, thereby improving a home’s comfort, energy efficiency and overall value. EAS has built a residential services business model that is designed to educate the homeowner through direct marketing, strategic alliances with recognizable brands, and consultative in-home sales. The core products and services offered by EAS, including the installation of insulation, radiant barriers and attic ventilation, are all endorsed by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Study Island Acquires Teacherweb.com

Study Island, LP, (“Study Island”), a portfolio company of Providence Equity, has acquired Teacherweb, Inc. (“TeacherWeb”). MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Study Island during the transaction.

This transaction allows Study Island to expand its product offerings to include TeacherWeb’s prevalent suite of online teacher and classroom tools, which represents a natural extension of Study Island’s leading presence in web-based content for the K-12 educational market.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Study Island is the leading provider of web-based, state-specific, standards mastery and test preparation for the U.S. K-12 educational market. Study Island products are built from the ground-up for each state’s standards, and this deep customization has enabled the company to quickly gain market share via word-of-mouth teacher endorsements and build a loyal following throughout the U.S.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Sunrise Growers-Frozsun Foods Is Acquired

Frozsun, Inc. (“Sunrise-Frozsun”) as been acquired by Sun Capital Partners. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Sunrise-Frozsun in this transaction.

Sunrise-Frozsun, based in Orange County, California, is the largest value-added U.S. supplier of frozen strawberry products as well as a distributor and marketer of fresh strawberries and red peppers. The company sells under its own brands as well as through its customers’ private label programs.

Sunrise-Frozsun’s frozen berry operations produce in excess of 130 million pounds of processed strawberry and other fruit products annually. The fresh fruit segment distributes over seven million trays of fresh strawberries annually. Customers of Sunrise-Frozsun include leading grocers, foodservice retailers and food distributors.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Authentix Is Acquired

Authentix, Inc. (“Authentix”) has been acquired by an investment group lead by the The Carlyle Group, LLC that also included J.H. Whitney & Co., existing investor Manti Resources, Inc. and Authentix’ management team. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Authentix.

This transaction allows Authentix to extend its capital base and accelerate its acquisition strategy to better serve their existing and potential clients across all industries.

Authentix, based in Dallas, Texas, is the global leader in authentication solutions for brand protection and excise tax recovery. Authentix offers a wide array of world-class solutions that are based on innovative nano-scale engineering and mass serialization so that brand integrity can be preserved as products move through the supply chain. Authentix solutions safeguard consumers from harmful products and prevent profits and tax revenues from being lost to illegal activities.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Zenith Acquires India Ink

Zenith Products Corp. (“Zenith”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired India Ink. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Zenith.

This acquisition represents a significant expansion of Zenith’s product lines and retail customer base in the bed and bath accessories industry.

Zenith, founded in 1946, has developed a full suite of bathroom-related products and is a top producer of bathroom storage and organizational products such as medicine cabinets and shower caddies. Products feature a variety of finishes, materials and sizes, with innovative designs that enable homeowners to maximize bathroom space. Zenith’s products are distributed nationally through home centers, mass merchants and bath specialty shops.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International acquires Kane Veterinary Supplies

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International acquires Veterinarian’s Outlet Inc.

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International Acquires Vet’s Outlet of Sunnyside

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International acquires Cattleman’s Supply Inc.

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Study Island Is Acquired

Study Island, LP (“Study Island”) has been acquired by Providence Equity Partners Inc. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Study Island.

The transaction provided Study Island with expansive financial and strategic resources to allow the Company to continue building its leadership position in providing online instructional materials oriented to state curriculum standards.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Study Island is a leading supplier of web-based, state standards specific instructional materials for U.S., K-12 classrooms. At the time of the sale, over 7,000 schools subscribed to one or more of Study Island’s products and over 3 million students were registered Study Island users.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International Acquires Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M.

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team:  Shawn D. Terry

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Animal Health International acquires Farm City Animal Supply

Animal Health International Inc. (“AHI”), a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, has acquired: Kane Veterinary Supplies, Veterinarian’s Outlet Incorporated, Veterinarian’s Outlet of Sunnyside, Inc., Cattleman’s Supply Inc., Paul E. Blackmer D.V.M., Inc. and Farm City Animal Supply. MH Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to AHI in all six transactions.

These acquisitions represent a core component of AHI’s ongoing growth strategy. MHT partnered with Charlesbank and the management team of Animal Health to identify and execute potential acquisition opportunities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

AHI, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 62,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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eInstruction Is Acquired

eInstruction Corporation was acquired by a group of investors led by Chicago Growth Partners that also included the Private Equity Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, PPM America Capital Partners, CapitalSource and management. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to eInstruction.

The sale of eInstruction provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company, including management, individuals and affiliates of The Staubach Group and provided eInstruction with the financial resources it required to continue to penetrate the rapidly growing educational response pad market.

Founded in 1981, eInstruction is the leading provider of classroom response pad systems to the K-12, higher education, military and corporate training markets. eInstruction provides a full range of infrared and radio frequency response pad instruction and testing systems to its targeted markets. At the time of the sale, eInstruction provided response pad systems to over 5,000 K-12 schools and over 700 universities in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Israel, Puerto Rico and Singapore.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Atrana Is Acquired

Atrana Solutions, Inc. was acquired by Alliance Data Systems Corporation. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Atrana Solutions.

The sale of Atrana Solutions provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company and the management team. The sale also provided the company with supplemental capital to expedite the growth of its technology platform.

Founded in 1995, Atrana Solutions is a transaction processing and technology solution company serving the rapidly growing e-Products industry. Atrana’s clients include retailers, telecommunications companies and other financial processors. The Company has three primary lines of business: 1) transaction processing, 2) custom software solutions, and 3) deployment of systems.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Chemical Information Services Is Acquired

Chemical Information Services, Inc. sold the assets of the company to Vendome Group, LLC. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Chemical Information Services.

The sale of Chemical Information Services provided substantial liquidity to the owners of the company and created new growth opportunities for Chemical Information Services’ ongoing management and employees.

Founded in 1972, Chemical Information Services is a leading provider of product and producer information to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Chemical Information Services publishes a variety of databases in print and CD formats and offers internet subscriptions to its products. The Company’s flagship product, the Directory of World Chemical Producers, is the industry standard listing of chemical and pharmaceutical sources and related information.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Home Interiors Acquires Gaines & Associates

Home Interiors & Gifts acquired Gaines & Associates. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor for this acquisition.

This acquisition represents a significant expansion of Home Interiors & Gifts manufacturing and retail sales capabilities and expertise in the home decor and candle accessories industry.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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iWave Integrator, a Division of Neon, Is Acquired

NEON Systems, Inc. (NASD NEON) sold the assets of iWave integrator, a division of NEON Systems, Inc. to Skywire Software. MHT Securities acted as exclusive advisor to NEON Systems.

NEON Systems is an enterprise software company with approximately $20 million in revenue that develops, markets, and supports computer software that allows Global 2000 companies with IBM mainframes to integrate legacy data sources with distributed or Internet applications.

Senior Deal Team: Mike McGill

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Home Interiors Acquires Industrias Tromex & Maquiladora Produr

Home Interiors & Gifts acquired Industrias Tromex and Maquiladora Produr. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor for this acquisition.

This acquisition represents a significant expansion of Home Interiors & Gifts manufacturing and retail sales capabilities and expertise in the home decor and candle accessories industry.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Home Interiors Acquires Bulco and Tempus

Home Interiors & Gifts acquired Bulco and Tempus. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor for this acquisition.

This acquisition represents a significant expansion of Home Interiors & Gifts manufacturing and retail sales capabilities and expertise in the home decor and candle accessories industry.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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Home Interiors Acquires Brenda Buell & Associates

Home Interiors & Gifts acquired Brenda Buell & Associates. MHT Partners acted as the exclusive advisor for this acquisition.

This acquisition represents a significant expansion of Home Interiors & Gifts manufacturing and retail sales capabilities and expertise in the home decor and candle accessories industry.

Senior Deal Team: Shawn D. Terry

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SoftBrands Raises $20 Million

SoftBrands, Inc. raised $20 million of Senior Subordinated Secured Notes with Warrants from Capital Resource Partners. MHT Securities acted as sole placement agent for the securities.

SoftBrands is a leading global enterprise application software provider with revenue of approximately $80 million focused on small- and medium-sized enterprises in the manufacturing and hospitality industries. SoftBrands’ mission is to consolidate key segments of the enterprise application software market and is actively seeking acquisition candidates in the manufacturing, hospitality, and other vertical markets.

Senior Deal Team:  Mike McGill

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