News and Press

2016

November 16, 2016 // Agilex Fragrances Acquires Creative Fragrances

October 05, 2016 // KidKraft Acquires Solowave Design, Further Establishing Itself as a Leader in Traditional and Imaginative Play Products

September 20, 2016 // MidOcean Announces Sale of System One to Thomas H. Lee Partners

September 15, 2016 // MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co. to Sell Penton to Informa for $1.56 Billion

July 01, 2016 // MidOcean Partners Announces Jones & Frank Acquires ANS Distributing

May 23, 2016 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition of Travelpro Group, Luggage Industry Leader

January 04, 2016 // MidOcean Partners Announces Penton Acquires TU-Automotive, an Event and Digital Information Company Focused on the Connected Vehicle Market

2015

December 29, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces System One Acquires IT Staffing Firm ALTA IT Services

November 02, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Penton Acquires London-based MRO Network to Expand Service Offering in the Fast Growing Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Segment

October 30, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Completes the Sale of Noranco Inc. to Precision Castparts Corp.

October 02, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Penton Acquires World Tea Media, the Leading Event and Digital Information Company Dedicated to the Global Tea Industry

September 01, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Significant Investment in IMAGE Skincare, a Leading Clinical Skincare Brand

July 28, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Agilex Fragrances Acquires Airabella, LLC to Strengthen Position as Middle Market Fragrance Provider

July 27, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Sale of Noranco Inc., Completes Two Year Growth Plan with Aerospace Platform

July 15, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition of KidKraft, Toy Industry Leader

July 13, 2015 // MidOcean Partners Announces System One acquires AECOM’s Quality Programs Business, a leading provider of quality staffing and solutions

January 20, 2015 // ACON Investments and MidOcean Partners Announce the Sale of Fairway Media Group to GTCR and Adams

January 16, 2015 // Penton Acquires iNet Interactive, A Leading Event and Digital Information Company Serving the Cloud, Hosting and Data Center Segments

2014

November 13, 2014 // Freshpet, Inc. Closes Its Initial Public Offering

November 10, 2014 // MidOcean Partners Announces Agreement To Sell GK Holdings, Inc. To Rhône Capital L.L.C.

November 06, 2014 // Freshpet, Inc. Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering

July 07, 2014 // MidOcean Partners Announces Significant Investment in Nutrabolt

April 22, 2014 // MidOcean announces an agreement to sell totes>>Isotoner Corporation

February 03, 2014 // MidOcean Partners Announces Agilex Fragrances Acquires Oriental Aromatics Inc.

2013

November 04, 2013 // MidOcean Partners Completes the Sale of Bushnell Group to ATK

September 05, 2013 // MidOcean Partners to Sell Bushnell Group to ATK

September 03, 2013 // System One Acquires Joulé, Expanding its Strong National Network to Deliver Specialized Workforce Solutions

July 25, 2013 // Penton Agrees to Acquire Aviation Week Group From McGraw Hill Financial

July 09, 2013 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition of Water Pik

April 03, 2013 // MidOcean Led Investment Group Acquires Noranco Inc.

March 11, 2013 // Agilex Flavors & Fragrances CEO Transition

February 01, 2013 // Bushnell Outdoor Products Announces Acquisition of Leading Archery Manufacturer Gold Tip

January 24, 2013 // MidOcean Credit Partners Announces Completion of $400 Million CLO

January 09, 2013 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition of Agilex Flavors & Fragrances from Nautic Partners

January 03, 2013 // MidOcean Partners Announces Controlling Stake Investment in All Systems Holding LLC

January 02, 2013 // Jones & Frank Acquires Reliable Oil Equipment

2012

December 14, 2012 // Grandpoint Capital, Inc., and Bank Capital Corporation Complete Merger

November 13, 2012 // Penton Media Buys Farm Progress From Fairfax Media

April 17, 2012 // Bushnell Outdoor Products Announces Agreement to Acquire Primos

February 29, 2012 // Time Warner Cable Completes Acquisition of Insight Communications

January 04, 2012 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition of Jones & Frank

2011

October 25, 2011 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition Of Global Knowledge Training

August 31, 2011 // Bushnell Outdoor Products to Acquire Night Optics USA

August 30, 2011 // Penton Acquires Nine Lives Media

August 15, 2011 // Time Warner Cable to Acquire Insight Communications

August 01, 2011 // MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisition Of South Beach Diet Brand

June 30, 2011 // MidOcean Partners Completes Acquisition Of Pre~Paid Legal Services, Inc.

March 10, 2011 // Penton Acquires EyeTraffic Media

January 06, 2011 // MidOcean Partners Announces Significant Investment in Freshpet

2010

December 13, 2010 // Penton Completes Acquisition of Nation’s Restaurant News

December 01, 2010 // MidOcean Partners Announces Significant Investment In Olympus Media

April 01, 2010 // Insight Announces Equity Investment by Crestview and MidOcean

2009

December 01, 2009 // Former Delphi CEO Brings Extensive Leadership and Business Transformation Expertise

October 26, 2009 // MidOcean Partners & Allant Management Announce Acquisition of The Allant Group

June 26, 2009 // 4 Experienced Professionals Join Firm to Complement Middle Market Private Equity Investing

May 12, 2009 // Bushnell to Acquire Cébé

2008

October 07, 2008 // Sharon Rowlands, Former Thomson Financial CEO, Named CEO of Penton Media

September 10, 2008 // David Basto Promoted To Managing Director; Elias Dokas Named Principal; Barrett Gilmer Promoted To Vice President

September 09, 2008 // MidOcean Partners Names Hon. George E. Pataki to Executive Board

August 27, 2008 // MidOcean-Backed Bushnell Shoots For Another Add-On

August 26, 2008 // Bushnell To Acquire Millett Industries, Inc.

June 13, 2008 // Bushnell Acquires Assets of Simmons Outdoor Corporation

April 14, 2008 // MidOcean Partners Portfolio Company bezier Acquires Coutts Retail Communications

April 03, 2008 // Natural Products Association Announces New Partnership with Penton Media for Annual Trade Show

March 10, 2008 // totes>>Isotoner Corporation Acquires Northern Cap & Glove

January 03, 2008 // MidOcean Partners Appoints Mark Angelson as Chairman

2007

August 24, 2007 // MidOcean Partners and Management Announce Agreement to Acquire Bushnell Outdoor Products, Inc. from Wind Point Partners

August 24, 2007 // MidOcean Partners Announces Sale Of Palace Entertainment To Parques Reunidos

July 19, 2007 // MidOcean Partners and Management Announce Acquisition of Bushnell Outdoor Products, Inc. from Wind Point Partners

April 17, 2007 // MidOcean Partners Announces the Acquisition of the Hunter Fan Company from Lehman Brothers Merchant Bank

February 01, 2007 // Wasserstein & Co., LP and MidOcean Partners Announce Completion of Purchase of Penton Media, Inc. By Prism Business Media Holdings, Inc.

January 31, 2007 // MidOcean Partners Announces Completion of Sbarro, Inc. Acquisition For $450 Million

January 31, 2007 // MidOcean Partners, Bruckmann, Rosser Sherrill and Management Complete totes>>Isotoner Recapitalization

2006

December 18, 2006 // MidOcean Partners, Bruckmann, Rosser Sherrill and Management to Recapitalize totes>>Isotoner

December 07, 2006 // MidOcean Partners Acquires Europackaging

November 22, 2006 // MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP Announce Agreement for Co-Ownership of Prism Business Media/Penton Media Following the Companies‘ Merger

November 22, 2006 // MidOcean Partners Announces Agreement to Acquire Sbarro, Inc.

November 20, 2006 // MidOcean Partners Announces Agreement to Sell Thompson Publishing Group

October 25, 2006 // MidOcean and Cinven realize investment in United Biscuits

September 06, 2006 // Thompson Publishing Group Completes the Acquisition of AHC from the Thomson Corporation

August 25, 2006 // bezier Completes Acquisition of Poulters

June 18, 2006 // MidOcean Partners and ACI Capital Agree to Sell Jenny Craig to Nestle

April 12, 2006 // MidOcean Partners Completes the Acquisition of Palace Entertainment

February 27, 2006 // MidOcean Partners to Acquire Palace Entertainment Platform in Place to Expand in the Leisure and Entertainment Sector

February 06, 2006 // MidOcean Partners Agrees to Sell Majority Stake in Vitaquest International to CK Lite Sciences

2005

October 31, 2005 // MidOcean Partners and Crestview Partners Complete the Acquisition of San Juan Cable Operations

August 22, 2005 // MidOcean Partners Acquires Bezier Holdings Limited

August 15, 2005 // Thompson Publishing Group Completes the Acquisition of Sheshunoff

July 19, 2005 // MidOcean Partners Acquires LA Fitness

June 06, 2005 // Puerto Rico Cable Operations to be Acquired by MidOcean Partners and Crestview Partners

March 17, 2005 // MidOcean Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Vitaquest International

2004

May 05, 2004 // CSFB Private Equity and MidOcean Partners Acquire Thompson Publishing Group

February 12, 2004 // MidOcean Partners Agrees to Sell Prestige Brands To GTCH Golder Rauner