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Family Offices Bypass Private-Equity Funds – They turn to direct investments in private companies in the hopes of earning market-beating returns.

June 9, 2017  By: Sonia Talati Now it’s the private-equity industry’s turn to get disintermediated. That at least is the conclusion of a study by the Family Office Exchange, one of the nation’s leading family-office researchRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Aug 21, 2017

Denny’s staff donates time, tips to surprise needy families

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – The wait staff, managers and cooks at a Scottsdale Denny’s canceled their own Christmas party, and instead threw a party for four struggling families. “We normally do a white elephant for $20Read More...
By : Kastle Olson | Dec 14, 2016
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Cave Creek Capital Closes Investment in Air Waves LLC

October 24, 2016 Cave Creek Capital (“CCCM”) is pleased to announce its investment in Air Waves LLC (“Air Waves”), a leading provider of on demand garment printing and fulfillment services. Air Waves services several major onlineRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Dec 13, 2016
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VMC selected for “Mission to Mars”

Bloomingdale, NJ – July 6, 2016 – The VMC Group, a world leader in innovative shock, seismic, vibration and engineering services, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1.6 million dollar contract by Boeing.Read More...
By : Kastle Olson | Oct 26, 2016

QK Holdings, LLC Recapitalization Funds Growth

May 2016, Arizona QK Holdings, LLC has recapitalized its debt with a $43 million credit facility from Wells Fargo Restaurant Finance Group.  The financing will help the largest Denny’s franchisee fund its continued growth through acquisitionsRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | May 26, 2016

Transnational Foods, Inc. announces Brett Barcelona as Executive Vice President

May 11, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Transnational Foods, Inc. (www.transnationalfoods.com), a leading marketer of private label grocery products, announced today that Brett Barcelona has joined the firm as Executive Vice President, New BusinessRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | May 16, 2016

Odyssey Investment Partners Completes Acquisition of Integro

New York, November 2, 2015 Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC today announced that an affiliate has completed its acquisition of Integro Ltd., an international insurance brokerage and risk management firm. Financial details of the investment were notRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Jan 28, 2016

Cave Creek Capital Closes Investment in Transnational Foods

September 10, 2015 Cave Creek Capital (“CCCM”) is pleased to announce its investment in Transnational Foods LLC (“Transnational”), a leading provider of globally sourced, competitively priced branded and private label food products. Transnational services several majorRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Sep 10, 2015

John Hines Joins Bastech

January 2015 John Hines, VP Commercial Development Mining. John has over 29 years of experience in the chemical processing industry with last 11 years focused on chemicals for the mining industry. Prior to joining Bastech inRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Jun 16, 2015

Integro Acquires UK’s Kite Warren & Wilson Marine Specialists

New York and London (May 13, 2015) – International insurance broker and risk management firm Integro Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Kite Warren & Wilson Ltd, a London-based insurance brokerage with recognized specialties in marineRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Jun 9, 2015

The VMC Group Completes Major Recapitalization and Two Acquisitions

May 19, 2015 The VMC Group (“VMC”), a world leader in innovative shock, seismic, vibration and engineering services, today announced a $32 million minority recapitalization for purposes of refinancing its existing senior and junior debt, andRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Jun 9, 2015

NewStar Leads Financing for Integro

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NewStar Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS), a specialized commercial finance company, announced today that it served as Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent for Senior Credit Facilities provided to Integro Ltd. (“Integro” orRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Dec 18, 2014

Dominium Becomes National Employee Benefit Consulting Practice For Global Risk Management Firm Integro

New York, NY & Atlanta, GA (November 10, 2014) – Integro Ltd., one of the world’s largest and fastest growing privately held insurance brokerage and risk management firms, has acquired Atlanta-based Dominium to lead its nationalRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Nov 18, 2014

Integro Insurance acquires California-based employee benefits broker

Integro Ltd. on Thursday announced that it has acquired the Newport Beach, California-based employee benefits broker and consultant Lugo & Associates Insurance Services Inc. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. “Lugo & Associates focuses onRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Jun 15, 2014

Integro Announces New Management Team

May 6, 2014 – Integro Ltd., a leading risk management and insurance broking company, announced today that John Clements has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Rocco J. Nittoli has been appointed ViceRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | May 15, 2014

Finalists announced for Arizona Deal of the Year

The Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter has announced the finalists for its prestigious “Deal of the Year” Award, which will be presented at the organization’s Southwest Mergers & Acquisitions Conference on May 14-15. The three finalistsRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | May 1, 2014

Integro Canada Acquires Winnipeg’s Multimedia Risk Inc.

November 5, 2013 – Integro (Canada) Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Winnipeg-based Multimedia Risk Inc., a leading specialized insurance brokerage serving the national and international film and television production industry from offices in Canada and theRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Nov 13, 2013

Integro Acquires UK-Based Broker Doodson

October 22, 2013 – International insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro announced it has acquired Doodson Broking Group, a UK-based entertainment and sports specialist that also provides full service commercial and private client broking services. DoodsonRead More...
By : Kastle Olson | Oct 28, 2013

Cave Creek Capital Management Leads Recapitalization of Denny’s and DelTaco Franchisee

PHOENIX, AZ ( 4 September 2013) Cave Creek Capital Management is pleased to announce its investment in QK Holdings LLC, the largest Denny’s franchisee in the United States.  QK operates 84 Denny’s and DelTaco restaurants inRead More...
By : admin | Aug 31, 2013

Kenexa Acquired by IBM for $1.3 Billion

Accelerates Social Business for Workforce Transformation ARMONK, N.Y. – 4 December 2012 . . . IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Kenexa. Kenexa bolsters IBM’s leadership in helping clients embrace social businessRead More...
By : admin | Dec 4, 2012

Leading Snack Food Distributor Liberty Distribution Completes Sale to Vistar

(Chandler, AZ) In June 2012, Liberty Distribution completed its sale to Vistar, a division of Performance Food Group.  Founded in 1998 by Jim Schweikert, Liberty Distribution grew to become the leading snack food distributor to non-foodRead More...
By : admin | Jul 23, 2012

Bastech Named One of 50 Fastest Growing Companies

Bastech, (Jacksonville, FL) a leading provider of chemical solutions to the paper, pulp and mining industries, was named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies by the Jacksonville Business Journal, as well as one ofRead More...
By : admin | Jul 13, 2012

Bastech LLC Completes Refinancing with SunTrust Bank

Bastech LLC (Jacksonville, FL), a leading provider of performance chemical solutions to the paper/pulp and mining industries, completed a $14 million refinancing with SunTrust Bank.  The proceeds were used to repay its remaining senior and subordinatedRead More...
By : admin | Feb 1, 2012

Greenwich Associates Survey Ranks Integro Tops in Broker Client Loyalty

New York (January 25, 2012) – Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro, established in 2005 as an alternative to legacy brokers, has overtaken them in ‘lead broker’ client loyalty, according to results of Greenwich Associates’Read More...
By : admin | Jan 26, 2012

Integro acquires Pleasant Hill’s Argo Insurance Brokers

San Francisco Business Times by Chris Rauber Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 11:06am PDT – Last Modified: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:12pm PDT Integro, a New York-based insurance brokerage and risk management firm with an outpostRead More...
By : admin | May 18, 2011

Cave Creek Capital Sponsors Vistage All-City Event

Last Wednesday over 200 executives from around the state gathered at the Ritz Carlton in Phoenix for the state’s annual Vistage All-City Event.  Cave Creek Capital Management served as the Platinum Sponsor, giving all in attendanceRead More...
By : admin | Mar 2, 2011

Liberty Distribution Company Completes Recapitalization

Liberty Distribution Company (Chandler, AZ), the leading distributor of confections and snacks to non-food retailers, completed its recapitalization in August, refinancing its senior and mezzanine debt while repurchasing shares from Cave Creek Capital.  During the lastRead More...
By : admin | Aug 15, 2010

The VMC Group, Inc. completes recapitalization with Fifth Third Bancorp

The VMC Group, Inc. (Bloomingdale, NJ) a leading manufacturer of vibration isolation and seismic design and shock control systems, refinanced its senior and subordinated debt in conjunction with repurchasing shares from its previous mezzanine investor. FifthRead More...
By : admin | Aug 12, 2009

Liberty Distribution completes the acquisition of select assets of Coast-to-Coast Candy

Liberty Distribution Company, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of select assets of Coast to Coast Candy Co. of Garden City, NY. Liberty and Coast to Coast are leading providers of confections and snacks toRead More...
By : admin | Feb 12, 2009

Integro—Ranked No. 1 in Service Amongst National Insurance Brokers

Smaller can be better when it enables a firm to quickly respond to clients’ needs and offer consistently high-quality service, the chief executive officer of Integro Ltd. says. New York-based Integro was named as the bestRead More...
By : admin | Aug 12, 2008

Liberty Distribution teams up with Cave Creek Capital for Management Buyout

Liberty Distribution Company, LLC, an outsourced provider of candy, snacks and promotional items to national non-food retailers, completed a growth recapitalization led by Cave Creek Capital Management LLC, an Arizona-based Private Equity firm. The transaction providedRead More...
By : admin | Mar 12, 2008

Arizona Republic Features Liberty Distribution

Who knew that candy around the checkouts could be big business? That’s been the case for Jim Schweikert and his Chandler based company Liberty Distribution Co. LLC, which sells chocolate bars, sour candies, bubble gum, potatoRead More...
By : admin | Mar 11, 2008

Cave Creek Capital Management LLC Acquires Specialty Chemical Company BasTech, Inc.

BasTech, Inc., based in Jacksonville, Florida, has been acquired by an investor group led by Cave Creek Capital Management, LLC, The Courtney Group, Incorporated, and C3 Capital, LLC in cooperation with management. BasTech produces specialty chemicalRead More...
By : admin | Dec 12, 2007

Kenexa Named to Deloitte’s 2007 Technology Fast 50 List

Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, today announced they were named to Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 for Greater Philadelphia, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunicationsRead More...
By : admin | Nov 12, 2007

Kenexa CEO Rudy Karsan Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 Award Winner in Greater Philadelphia

As a leading end-to-end provider of software, proprietary content, services and process outsourcing, Kenexa has received recognition from a number of prestigious organizations. Recently, Kenexa was added to the Russell 3000 Index, and Kenexa’s CEO, RudyRead More...
By : admin | Jun 12, 2007

Cave Creek Capital Management LLC Completes $5 Million Investment in Integro

Cave Creek Capital is pleased to announce its recent investment in Integro Ltd., an insurance brokerage and risk management firm launched by Robert Clements, Pete Garvey, and Robert Egan and other senior executives from Marsh &Read More...
By : admin | May 12, 2005

Cave Creek Capital Management LLC Closes VMC Buy-Out

Cave Creek Capital completed the management buyout of Vibration Mountings & Control (“VMC”), a division of Aeroflex, Inc (NASD: ARXX). Cave Creek Capital Management LLC invested in the Equity Securities alongside Management and served as theirRead More...
By : admin | Mar 12, 2005