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Sep 21, 2020 | FDL, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Sells FDL India Subsidiary to Vegro Solutions GMBH

Dallas, Texas – September 21, 2020 – Fuerst Day Lawson Limited (“FDL”), a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., announced today the sale of the assets of its Delhi-based Indian subsidiary, Fuerst Day Lawson (India) Private Limited, to Vegro Solutions Gmbh (“Vegro”). The transaction supports FDL’s stated strategic objective of focusing on its existing operations…

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Sep 14, 2020 | Bettera Brands, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Expands its Manufacturing Capabilities and Product Offerings with the Acquisition of Nutravail

September 14, 2020 – Dallas, TX – Bettera Brands, LLC (“Bettera”), a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., announced today the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Nutravail, LLC (“Nutravail”). Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Nutravail is a leading developer and manufacturer of health and wellness food products using its proprietary soft chew delivery…

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Sep 14, 2020 | Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Hilo Nutrition

September 14, 2020 – Dallas, TX – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Hilo Nutrition, Inc. (”Hilo”).  Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Hilo is an emerging and innovative player in the nutrition and wellness category. Hilo was co-founded by Andrew Sauer and Eric…

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May 05, 2020 | Highlander Partners Announces the Sale of Chicago Custom Foods to Sauer Brands

May 5, 2020 – Dallas, Texas | Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the sale of Chicago Custom Foods, LLC (“CCF” or “the Company”), a manufacturer and distributor of branded seasonings, to Sauer Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners. CCF was founded in…

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Apr 02, 2020 | Highlander Partners Announces the Completion of its Sale of the Akomex Group

April 2, 2020 – Warsaw, Poland |  Highlander Partners, L.P. (“Highlander”), a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Central Europe, today completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company Akomex Group (“Akomex” or the “Company”), to Sebastian Śliwa, the co-founder of Akomex, jointly with the management and…

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Feb 19, 2020 | Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of SanoVita in Romania

February 19, 2020 – Bucharest, Romania | Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SanoVita.  Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Râmnicu Vâlcea, SanoVita is one of the most reputable and trusted food brands in Romania. Since it was…

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Feb 11, 2020 | Biamp, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Huddle Room Technology Srl

February 11, 2019 – Dallas, TX | Biamp Systems, a global leader in professional audio and video solutions based in Beaverton, Oregon today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Huddle Room Technology Srl (“HRT”) based in Modena, Italy.  The acquisition adds the most innovative family of wireless content sharing and video communication in…

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Oct 09, 2019 | Highlander Partners Successfully Exits its Investment in Popular Ink

October 9, 2019 – Dallas, TX – Highlander Partners, L.P. (“Highlander”) has successfully exited its investment in Popular Ink, LLC (“Popular Ink”) through a sale of the company to PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC (“PPC”).  Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, Popular Ink prints and converts multi-colored flexible packaging products including gel packs, stand-up bags, pouches and stick…

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Aug 05, 2019 | Highlander Partners Announces the Formation of Benestar Brands with the Acquisition of Evans Food Group from Wind Point Partners

August 5, 2019 – Chicago, IL – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, through its newly-formed food platform, Benestar Brands (“Benestar”), announced the acquisition of Evans Food Group (“Evans”) from Wind Point Partners.  Evans is the world’s leading producer of pork rinds, with five manufacturing operations in…

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Jul 10, 2019 | Highlander Partners Portfolio Company Biamp Announces Acquisition of Community Loudspeakers and Apart Audio

July 10, 2019 – Beaverton, OR – Biamp Systems, a leading supplier of professional audio and video solutions based in Beaverton, Oregon, today announced the acquisition of Audioprof Group International from 3d Investors of Gent, Belgium.  Audioprof is the parent company of Community Loudspeakers based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Apart Audio based in Antwerp, Belgium. …

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Jul 02, 2019 | Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Ares, the Leading Private Interventional Cardiology Provider in Romania

July 2, 2019 – Bucharest, Romania – Highlander Partners L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of the majority stake in the Ares Group (“Ares”).  Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Bucharest, Ares is the leading private provider of interventional cardiology procedures in Romania, with 5…

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Dec 20, 2018 | Biamp Systems, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Acquires Cambridge Sound Management

December 20, 2018 – Beaverton, OR – Biamp Systems, a leader in professional audio/video solutions and a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced that it has acquired Cambridge Sound Management (“Cambridge”) from Gladstone Investment Corp.  Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Cambridge is the world’s largest provider of sound masking technology.  Sound masking helps protect speech privacy,…

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Dec 03, 2018 | Highlander Partners Announces sale of Ascend Custom Extrusions Assets to Tower Extrusions, Ltd.

December 3, 2018 – Dallas, Texas – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the sale of substantially all of the assets of Ascend Custom Extrusions LLC (“Ascend”) to Tower Extrusions, Ltd. (“Tower”). Tower is a leading manufacturer of fabricated aluminum extrusion products. Ascend was a…

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Oct 17, 2018 | Highlander Partners Announces Leadership Transition

October 17, 2018 – Dallas, TX – Highlander Partners, a leading middle market private equity investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the following changes to its leadership structure as part of a long-planned transition. Jeff L. Hull has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1, 2018, in addition…

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Oct 09, 2018 | Highlander Partners Announces Acquisition of SFERRA

October 9, 2018 – Dallas, TX – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of SFERRA Fine Linens, LLC.  Founded in Italy in 1891, and headquartered today in Edison, New Jersey, SFERRA is a luxury linens and home lifestyle company, with a leading consumer…

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Jul 18, 2018 | Highlander Partners Opens New CEE Office in Romania and Adds to Management Team

July 18, 2018 – Dallas, Texas and Bucharest, Romania – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle-market private investment firm based in Dallas, announces a new office in Bucharest, Romania.  This is Highlander’s second office in central and eastern Europe, after entering the Poland market in 2008.  Ben Slater, who joined Highlander in 2016 and is…

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Jul 06, 2018 | Highlander Partners Acquires Another Confection Company

July 6, 2018 – Dallas, Texas – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle-market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced its acquisition, through a newly-formed entity, of substantially all the assets of Queen City Candy, Inc. (“QCC”), a manufacturer of gummy confection products located in Greendale, Indiana.  Founded in 1983, QCC expanded in…

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Jun 18, 2018 | Versatex, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Announces Completion of Sale to The AZEK Company

Dallas, Texas – June 18, 2018 –  Versatex Holdings, LLC (“Versatex” or “the Company”), a leading manufacturer of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets, has announced the completion of its sale to The AZEK Company (“AZEK”).  AZEK is a portfolio company of Ares Management LLC and Ontario Teachers’ Pension…

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May 29, 2018 | Versatex, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Enters into a Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by The AZEK Company

May 29, 2018 – Dallas, Texas – Versatex Holdings, LLC (“Versatex” or “the Company”), a leading manufacturer of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The AZEK Company (“AZEK”).  Versatex’s management team will remain with the business and continue operations…

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May 01, 2018 | Niteo Products, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Acquires the Motor Medic® family of products from RSC Chemical Solutions

Dallas, Texas – May 1, 2018 – Niteo Products, LLC, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., announced today the acquisition of the automotive chemical products portfolio sold under the Motor Medic® brand from RSC Chemical Solutions.  Founded in 2015, through the acquisition of the Valvoline car care assets from Ashland, Inc., and headquartered in…

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Apr 30, 2018 | Highlander Partners Acquires Trademark Portfolio including Jolly Rancher, Payday, Whoppers, Heath, Milk Duds, Sixlets, Good & Plenty, Zero, Chuckles, and Good & Fruity from Huhtamäki Oyj

Dallas, Texas – April 30, 2018 – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle-market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced its acquisition of intellectual property, trademarks and associated licensing agreements and royalties for a portfolio of marquee chocolate and sugar confectionery brands that include Jolly Rancher, Payday, Whoppers, Heath, Milk Duds, Sixlets, Good & Plenty,…

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Apr 02, 2018 | Niteo Products, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Acquires Air Care assets, including the Ozium® and Scents™ brands, from Kraco

Dallas, Texas – April 2, 2018 – Niteo Products, LLC, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., announced today the acquisition of the air care assets from Kraco Enterprises, LLC. Founded in 2015, through the acquisition of the Valvoline car care assets from Ashland, Inc., and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Niteo is a leading manufacturer and…

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Dec 01, 2017 | Highlander Partners Announces Acquisition of Biamp Systems

Nov 30, 2017 – Dallas, TX – Highlander Partners L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Biamp Systems from Lomar Corporation.  Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, with additional engineering operations in Brisbane, Australia, and Rochester, New York, Biamp is a leader in…

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May 08, 2017 | Highlander Partners Backs Polish Rotary Tooling Business Rotometal

Highlander Partners, a private equity firm investing in North America and Central Europe, announced today the acquisition of a significant equity interest in Rotometal, a manufacturer of precise tools for the printing and label industry. Acquiring Highlander as an investor will allow Rotometal to further accelerate its expansion….

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May 03, 2017 | Twitchell Technical Products, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Acquires The Quantum Group

Highlander Partners’ portfolio company, Twitchell Technical Products, a leading specialty materials company focused on engineered polymer fabrics and coated films, today announced that its parent company acquired The Quantum Group (“Quantum”), a leading manufacturer and innovator of unique yarns and high-performance woven fabrics to the furniture, construction, recreational, industrial, healthcare, automotive and airline industries….

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Feb 19, 2016 | Highlander Partners Announces Acquisition of Fuerst Day Lawson Holdings Ltd

Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Fuerst Day Lawson Holdings Limited (“FDL”) in partnership with Chief Executive Officer Mac Mardi. Founded in 1884 as a trader of niche commodities, FDL is a London, United Kingdom-based leading global provider of customized specialty ingredients to the food, beverage, fragrance and chemical industries….

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Jan 04, 2016 | Highlander Partners Announces the Sale of MEDI-Systems to ORPEA

Highlander announced the sale on December 30, 2015 of its portfolio company in Central Europe, MEDI-Systems, to ORPEA, a publicly traded company based on Paris. MEDI-System is a leading long-term care operator, with 7 facilities located throughout Poland with an offering that includes nursing homes and post‐acute care and rehabilitation clinics….

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Jan 04, 2016 | Highlander Partners Sells ZREW Transformatory to R&S Group

Highlander Partners today announced the sale on December 23, 2015 of its portfolio company in Central Europe, ZREW Transformatory, to R&S International Holding, a private equity owned Swiss producer of high-end electrical products and systems for the power distribution and electrical infrastructure market….

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Jul 09, 2015 | Highlander Partners Announces Acquisition of Twitchell Technical Products, LLC

Dallas, Texas – July 9, 2015 – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Twitchell Technical Products, LLC (“Twitchell”) from a Capital Partners affiliate. Twitchell is a Dothan, Alabama-based manufacturer of engineered polymer fabrics and coatings that are inputs in a diverse set of end products, including interior window shades, awnings, screens, wall and floor coverings, environmental protection and containment products, surgical gowns, absorbents, automotive components and industrial packaging….

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Apr 16, 2015 | Sam Lteif Named CEO of Juice Tyme and Lemon-X

Sam Lteif is now the Chief Executive Officer of Juice Tyme and Lemon-X, two leaders in the beverage concentrate industry. The companies are being combined by their joint owner, Dallas-based Highlander Partners, following Highlander’s acquisition of Lemon-X in March….

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Feb 05, 2015 | Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Popular Ink, LLC

Dallas, Texas – February 5, 2015 – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Popular Ink, LLC. Founded in 2011, Popular Ink is a McKinney, TX-based manufacturer of printed flexible packaging and other related goods for the consumer products market….

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Dec 10, 2014 | Lund International, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Acquires the Assets of Rampage Products

Lund International Holding Company, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced it has acquired all of the operating assets of Rampage Products, LLC (“Rampage”). Rampage, based in Corona, California, is a major industry player in the Jeep, light truck and SUV market. The company’s products include soft tops, bumpers, step bars, stone guards, and other exterior and interior accessories….

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Oct 13, 2014 | The Composites Group, a Portfolio Company of Highlander Partners, Agrees to be Acquired by Citadel Plastics

WEST CHICAGO, IL — October 13, 2014 — Dallas-based Highlander Partners L.P. today announced that Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. (“Citadel” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of thermoplastic and engineered composite compounds, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Composites Group (“TCG”), a top manufacturer of engineered composite compounds. The transaction is expected to close by November. Terms were not disclosed….

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Sep 02, 2014 | Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Versatex Building Products

Dallas, Texas – September 2, 2014 – Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Versatex Building Products, LLC (f/k/a Wolfpac Technologies, Inc). Founded in 2003, Versatex is a Pittsburgh-based provider of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets….

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Jul 31, 2014 | Highlander Partners Announces Sale of Custom Window Systems

Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, announced that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, Vidrio Holdings, Inc. and its operating subsidiary, Custom Windows Systems, Inc. (“CWS” or the “Company”), to Nautic Partners, a private equity firm based in Providence, Rhode Island….

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Jun 03, 2011 | PCI Company Announces $85 Million Debt Facility

PCI Company, dba SensoryEffects (“PCI” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced that the Company has renewed and expanded its senior debt facility from $34 million to $85 million….

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Mar 19, 2011 | Highlander Partners’ Portfolio Company Acquires Dietrich’s Specialty Processing

Highlander Partners, L.P., an investment firm focused on making private equity investments in middle-market companies, today announced that a subsidiary of its majority-owned portfolio company, PCI Company (d/b/a “SensoryEffects®”), has acquired substantially all the assets of Dietrich’s Specialty Processing (“Dietrich”) in an auction sale under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code….

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