3/22/2017 – ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of R.I. Carbide Tool, CO.

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired R.I. Carbide Tool, Co. (“RIC”), located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. RIC is a manufacturer of custom solid carbide-tipped cutting tools for the medical, automotive, firearms, and general industrial markets.  They also manufacture nail and header tooling for the fastener industry.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


1/9/2017 – ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Seabrook International, LLC.  

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired Seabrook International, LLC (“Seabrook”) located in Seabrook, NH. Seabrook is a manufacturer of high precision components for the medical industry, specifically the orthopedic market. They manufacture both implants and instruments that are used primarily in spinal and knee procedures.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


12/26/2016 – Strength Capital Partners Acquires Universal Aerospace, Inc.

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Universal Aerospace, Inc (“Universal”) located in Arlington, WA.  Universal is a valued-added manufacturer of metallic components, fabrications, and assemblies for the commercial aerospace industry.

Universal was founded in 1990 as a machine shop but has grown over the years to become a vertically integrated business with a broad set of capabilities.  The Company’s production capabilities include sheet metal cutting, bending, stamping and forming, machining, welding, and assembly.  The Company also has its own captive metal finishing operations. 

Strength Capital will seek to grow Universal through support of organic growth initiatives but also through the deployment of the firm’s buy and build acquisition strategy. 

More information on Universal Aerospace can be found on the Company’s website: http://www.universalaero.com/


12/12/2016 - Strength Capital Completes Sale of Smith Mountain Industries, Inc. 

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Smith Mountain Industries, Inc. to Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL).  Newell Brands is the parent company of Yankee Candle®, the market leader in mass premium scented candles.

Smith Mountain Industries manufactures and markets home fragrance products including candles, reed diffusers, wax melts, and other accessories.  The Company’s products are primary sold under the WoodWick® brand.  WoodWick® candles are unique given their use of wooden wick technology as opposed to conventional cotton wicks.  WoodWick® is the market leader in wooden wick technology and has grown to be the #2 competitor in mass premium candles behind only Yankee Candle®.

Strength Capital acquired Smith Mountain Industries in 2007.  Strength’s original investment thesis was centered on expanding distribution of the WoodWick® brand.  WoodWick® was primarily sold in the United States prior to Strength’s ownership.  During the hold period distribution was expanded internationally. Today, WoodWick® products are sold in major markets around the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. 

Additional information can be found in Newell’s press release included in the below link.

Click here to view Newell’s press release


11/4/2016 – ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Rid-Lom Precision Manufacturing Corporation

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired Rid-Lom Precision Manufacturing Company (“Rid-Lom”) located in Rochester, NY. Rid-Lom is a manufacturer of high precision components for the hydraulic, packaging, and general industrial markets. They specialize in CNC milling and electrical discharge machining.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


9/30/2016 – AmeriClean Holdings, LLC Acquires Package Supply Corporation

AmeriClean Holdings, LLC, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired Package Supply Corporation (“Package”) located in Holbrook, MA. Package is a distributor of dry cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, and chemicals. They serve commercial laundry, laundromats, and dry cleaners throughout the New England area. The add-on will strengthen AmeriClean’s position within New England and surrounding areas.


9/26/2016 – Strength Capital Partners Acquires Tiedemann-Bevs Industries, Inc.

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tiedemann-Bevs Industries, Inc (“Tiedemann”) located in Richmond, IN. Tiedemann has been the leading distributor of textiles and related supplies to the casket industry for more than 150 years. Tiedemann’s also provides sewing services and custom embroidery.

The business has been family- owned by two separate families since inception. While the current owners will retire after a transition period the remaining members of the management team are industry veterans with outstanding capabilities. Strength is looking forward to partnering with this superb management team and continuing the long-standing tradition of excellence at Tiedemann.

More information about Tiedemann-Bevs can be found on their website at: www.tbevs.com


7/22/2016 – AmeriClean Holdings, LLC Acquires IDEAL Soap and Chemical Company, Inc.

AmeriClean Holdings, LLC, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired IDEAL Soap and Chemical Company, Inc. (“IDEAL”) located in Pittsburgh, PA. IDEAL is a distributor of dry cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, and chemicals to laundromats and other related customers primarily in the greater Pittsburght, PA metropolitan area. The add-on acquisition strengthens AmeriClean’s position within those markets.


7/15/2016 – ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Bob, Inc.

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners, LLC platform company, has acquired Bob, Inc. located in Minneapolis, MN. Bob, Inc. is a manufacturer of high precision components for the medical, aerospace, and defense markets. Their medical implants and instruments are used across multiple orthopedic groups such as spine, trauma, and extremities. Their aerospace and defense products are used in missiles, military/commercial aircraft, and drones.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


5/31/2016 – Strength Capital Partners Completes Formation of AmeriClean Holdings, LLC and Subsequent Acquisition of EJT/AC Holding Company, LLC

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the formation of AmeriClean Holdings, LLC (“AmeriClean”).  AmeriClean, headquartered in Columbus, OH, is a leading distributor of supplies and chemicals to dry-cleaners, commercial laundry facilities, uniform rental companies, coin-operated laundry owners, and hospitals.  AmeriClean’s customers rely heavily on the company for routine deliveries, a comprehensive product offering, inventory management, and its industry leading customer service.  AmeriClean is actively looking for add-on acquisitions in all geographies east of the Mississippi.

AmeriClean was formed concurrent with the acquisition of EJT/AC Holding Company, LLC (“EJT/AC”). EJT/AC is a leading distributor of laundry, dry cleaning, and janitorial supplies and chemicals primarily in the Midwest and Northeast U.S.  Certain member owners of EJT/AC have elected to roll-over their equity proceeds and will participate in expanded roles going forward.


3/7/2016 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Advanced Precision

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools has acquired Advanced Precision, located in Sparta, New Jersey. Advanced Precision is a manufacturer of highly complex precision machined medical instruments and devices serving the spine and orthopedic markets. In addition, Advanced Precision works integrally with their customers to assist in the design and development phase of new products.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


12/1/2015 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of MSL Precision

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on manufacturing precision machined components and industrial cutting tools for a diverse set of end markets has acquired MSL Precision, located in Mesa, Arizona. MSL Precision manufactures high precision machined components for the aerospace, defense and medical end markets.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


9/30/2015 – Strength Capital Partners Acquires DTM Distributors, Inc. 

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of DTM Distributors, Inc. (“DTM”) located in Bowling Green, KY.  DTM is a leading specialty food distributor serving Mexican restaurants and other small distributors throughout the Mississippi and Ohio Valley regions. The company operates on a long-haul model and carries an extensive product offering including cheeses & assorted dairy products, meats, canned products, tortillas, etc.

For more information, please visit: http://www.dtmdistributors.com/


8/28/2015 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Smiths Machine

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company focused on precision machined components and cutting tools & instruments, has acquired Smiths Machine, located in Cottondale, Alabama. Smiths Machine is a manufacturer of precision machined components for a diverse set of industries, including aerospace, defense, energy, locomotive and many others. 

Read the full story at Crain's Detroit Business or at ARCH Global Precision


8/18/2015 - Strength Capital portfolio company Conifer goes public

Read the full story at Yahoo Finance


8/17/2015 - Strength Capital profiled in the Cincinnati Business Courier

Read the full story in the Cincinnati Business Courier


8/7/2015 - Strength Capital completes recapitalization of ARCH Global Precision LLC        

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is proud to announce it has completed a $96 million equity recapitalization of ARCH Global Precision LLC.  The recapitalization was completed to provide equity investors with liquidity and also to support future acquisitions.  Since its formation in late 2011, ARCH Global Precision has grown from $8.8 million of EBITDA to $26.4 million through organic growth and strategic acquisitions.  Original investors in ARCH Global are expected to receive a multiple of invested capital of 6.3x in a hold period of less than four years.   In addition to providing liquidity to the original ARCH investors, new institutional and individual investors made investments into the ARCH platform.  Strength Capital Partners will continue to be the lead equity sponsor in the ARCH Global Precision platform and intends to continue the existing acquisition strategy.

Read the full story at Crain's Detroit Business or at Arch Global Precision


5/1/2015 - Strength Capital completes sale of Postle Operating LLC        

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Postle Aluminum to Thor Industries (NYSE: THO).  Postle was founded in 1974 and has been producing extruded aluminum and specialized components for the recreational vehicle (RV) and other industries, with a commitment to providing the highest quality products and exceptional service.  Postle's offerings include a broad range of aluminum extrusions, powder coating, painting services, as well as specialized component fabrication.  The acquirer, Thor Industries, is the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles. 

Strength Capital acquired Postle Aluminum in 2006 from founder John Postle.  Strength's investment thesis included vertical integration and strategic acquisitions.  During the hold period, capital investments in three extrusion presses, powder coating equipment, and a state of the art wet coat paint line were made.  All capital investments were funded with operating cash flows.  These capital investments allowed the Company to significantly increase in-house production capabilities.  In addition, three acquisitions were completed in order to provide customers with a broader product assortment. 

- See more at: http://ir.thorindustries.com/press-releases/press-release-details/2015/Thor-Announces-Acquisition-Of-Postle-Aluminum-Co/default.aspx#  


4/1/2015 – Postle Aluminum makes dividend distribution to shareholders

Postle Aluminum Company, LLC, an Elkhart, Indiana based portfolio company of Strength Capital Partners has paid a dividend distribution to shareholders.  The dividend distribution in the amount of $4,350,000 was paid from operating cash flows.  The dividend distribution highlights the financial strength and significant cash flow generating nature of the Company.

Postle Aluminum Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of stock and custom aluminum extrusions serving a wide range of industries including recreational vehicles (RV), fencing, marine, specialty trailers, leisure, and building products. Postle operates a distribution center in Elkhart, IN, four extrusion presses and a wet coat paint line at a facility in Cassopolis, MI, and fabrication and powder coating facilities in Elkhart, IN.   


1/2/2015 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Valley Machine

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company focused on precision machined components and cutting tools & instruments, has acquired Valley Machine ("Valley"), located in North Plains, Oregon. Valley manufacturers high precision machined components for the semiconductor, medical, aerospace, optical & sighting, and energy markets. Andy Spiering will continue in his current role as General Manager of Valley.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


12/2/2014 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of JASCO Tools, Inc. and Little Rock Tools, Inc.

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and cutting tools & instruments has acquired JASCO Tools, Inc. and Little Rock Tools, Inc. (collectively "JASCO"), located in Rochester, New York and Little Rock, Arkansas, respectively. JASCO manufacturers high speed steel precision slitting discs for the heat exchange industry, custom solid carbide and carbide tipped cutting tools and precision machined components.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


11/17/2014 – Andrew Deister hired as CEO of Robert Rothschild Farm.

Robert Rothschild Farm announced today the hiring of Andrew Deister as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer.  Rothschild is a branded manufacturer and marketer of gourmet dips and sauces.  The Company is located in Urbana, Ohio and sells to retailers across the United States and Canada.  Mr. Deister was recently the Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Evenflo, a maker of baby products.  Prior to Evenflo, Mr. Deister worked at Abbott Laboratories and Procter & Gamble. Mr. Deister is a graduate of Cedarville University and also has an MBA from Duke University.  Mr. Deister also served in the U.S. Navy as a process engineer and an information officer.


11/13/2014 – Postle Aluminum makes dividend distribution to shareholders

Postle Aluminum Company, LLC, an Elkhart, Indiana based portfolio company of Strength Capital Partners has paid a dividend distribution to shareholders.  The dividend distribution in the amount of $3,000,000 was paid from operating cash flows and represents the third such dividend distribution paid in 2014.  The dividend distribution highlights the financial strength and significant cash flow generating nature of the Company.

Postle Aluminum Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of stock and custom aluminum extrusions serving a wide range of industries including recreational vehicles (RV), fencing, marine, specialty trailers, leisure, and building products. Postle operates a distribution center in Elkhart, IN, four extrusion presses and a wet coat paint line at a facility in Cassopolis, MI, and fabrication and powder coating facilities in Elkhart, IN.   


10/31/2014 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Professional Machine, Inc.

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools has acquired Professional Machine, Inc. ("Promach") located in Bellingham, Massachusetts from Joe and Sherri Kauker. Promach is a manufacturer of precision machined components for a diverse set of industries, including oil & gas, medical, dental, aerospace and residential and commercial construction.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


10/20/2014 – Strength Capital participates in Conifer Holdings equity raise

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI-based private-equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has made a significant follow-on investment in Conifer Holdings. Conifer is a Birmingham, MI-based niche provider of personal and commercial property, casualty, and other insurance products. The Company targets lines of insurance that have been historically under-served such as liquor liability.  The new equity investment from Strength Capital, management, and others will support Conifer Holdings’ continued premium growth and diversification into new insurance lines.


10/10/2014 – Strength Capital completes refinancing of Propane Services

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, has closed on the refinancing of its existing portfolio company, Propane Services LLC.  The refinancing included a dividend distribution to shareholders. The financing was provided by Kansas City-based Academy Bank, a division of Armed Forces Bank, N.A.      

Propane Services is located in Romulus, MI is leading distributor of propane to industrial and commercial customers.  In addition, the Company rents temporary heating equipment of various sizes, hoses, and fans to the construction market.  The Company has proudly served Southeastern Michigan with affordable prices and exception customer service for over 50 years.     


9/11/2014 – Postle Aluminum makes dividend distribution to shareholders

Postle Aluminum Company, LLC, an Elkhart, Indiana based portfolio company of Strength Capital Partners has paid a dividend distribution to shareholders.  The dividend distribution in the amount of $3,000,000 was paid from operating cash flows and represents the second such dividend distribution paid in 2014.  The dividend distribution highlight the financial strength and significant cash flow generating nature of the Company.

Postle Aluminum Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of stock and custom aluminum extrusions serving a wide range of industries including recreational vehicles (RV), fencing, marine, specialty trailers, leisure, and building products. Postle operates a distribution center in Elkhart, IN, four extrusion presses and a wet coat paint line at a facility in Cassopolis, MI, and fabrication and powder coating facilities in Elkhart, IN.   


8/1/2014 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Voisard Tool

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and precision cutting tools has acquired Voisard Tool ("Voisard") located in Russia, Ohio from Gene and Pam Voisard. Voisard is a manufacturer of carbide cutting tools, including high performance end mills, standard end mills, step drills, coolant fed drills and other special carbide cutting tools.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


7/7/2014 – Postle Aluminum makes dividend distribution to shareholders

Postle Aluminum Company, LLC, an Elkhart, Indiana based portfolio company of Strength Capital Partners has paid a dividend distribution to shareholders in the amount of $3,000,000.  The dividend distribution was paid from operating cash flows. 

Postle Aluminum Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of stock and custom aluminum extrusions serving a wide range of industries including recreational vehicles (RV), fencing, marine, specialty trailers, leisure, and building products. Postle operates a distribution center in Elkhart, IN, four extrusion presses and a wet coat paint line at a facility in Cassopolis, MI, and fabrication and powder coating facilities in Elkhart, IN.   


3/31/2014 – Robert Rothschild Farm Issues Dividend

Robert Rothschild Farm announced today the payment of a $2,500,000 dividend to shareholders.  This is their second dividend in the last twelve months.  Rothschild is a branded manufacturer and marketer of gourmet dips and sauces.  The Company is located in Urbana, Ohio and sells to retailers across the United States and Canada. 


3/24/2014 - Strength Capital wins Crain's Detroit Business 2014 Deal of the Year

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham-based private-equity firm, sale of Inland Industrial Services Group, LLC to Aquilex Holdings LLC through its wholly owned subsidiary, Aquilex HydroChem LLC has been named 2014’s “Over $100 million” Deal of the Year by Crain’s Detroit.   

Read the full story from Crain’s Detroit Business


1/2/2014 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Ultra-Dex Tooling Systems

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and cutting tools & instruments has acquired Ultra-Dex Tooling Systems located in Flushing, Michigan. As part of this acquisition, ARCH Global Precision also acquired the Ultra-Dex USA branded product line and the Beamer Laser Marketing Systems product line (collectively "Ultra-Dex") from Mark and Sharon Birchmeier. Ultra-Dex is a manufacturer of tooling systems, including indexable boring, milling and drilling systems, as well as tool holders, custom designed tooling and laser marking systems.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


12/12/2013 - ARCH Global Precision Announces the Acquisition of Production Tool & Grinding

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners platform company that is focused on precision machined components and cutting tools & instruments has acquired Production Tool & Grinding, Inc. ("PTG") located in Orange, Massachusetts. Production Tool & Grinding manufactures custom solid carbide cutting tools for aerospace and other industrial applications.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


12/4/2013 – Strength Capital refinances portfolio company Smith Mountain Industries, Inc. 

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, has closed on the senior debt refinancing of its existing portfolio company, Smith Mountain Industries, Inc.  The refinance included $33.0 million of senior secured credit facilities comprised of a $15.0 million asset-based revolving loan and an $18.0 million term loan. The facilities were provided by Wells Fargo and New York-based Deerpath Capital and will be used to execute on the company's growth plans. 

Smith Mountain Industries manufactures and sells innovative home fragrance products, including candles, reed diffusers, car scents and candle accessories. The company sells the widely popular WoodWick® and RibbonWick® candles in stores nationwide.


11/18/2013 - Strength Capital completes sale of Inland Industrial Services Group

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Inland Industrial Services Group, LLC, an industrial cleaning company with more than a 30-year history, to Aquilex Holdings LLC through its wholly owned subsidiary, Aquilex HydroChem LLC. HydroChem is a provider of industrial cleaning solutions to the petrochemical production, oil refining and other energy-related businesses.

In 2005, Strength Capital bought 80 percent of IISG from Anthony Soave, president and CEO of Detroit-based Soave Enterprises LLC. Strength Capital then split it into two businesses: Inland Industrial Services and Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, which is now based in The Woodlands, Texas. A new management team was brought in by Strength and began growing its operations nationally. The recession delayed the timing of an exit — which, when the time was right, was a complicated deal to get done, involving the two largest companies in the industry. 

Mark McCammon, Managing Partner at Strength, remarked, "We thank the Inland leadership team and employees for their service and are thrilled with the transaction.  HydroChem is the right owner for the long-term growth of the combined business, and Inland's specialized capabilities, extensive branch network, diverse customer base and experienced employees are a valuable addition to HydroChem."

The newly combined company will have close to $400 million of revenue and will continue to provide highly effective and cost-efficient industrial cleaning solutions to customers, including daily maintenance as well as turnaround and project services.  The combined company's core services, which include hydroblasting, industrial vacuuming, chemical cleaning, tank cleaning, and paint booth management services, are essential to improving or maintaining the efficiency and operability of customer facilities as well as extending the useful lives of process equipment and facilities.  


8/30/2013 – Robert Rothschild Farm Issues Dividend

Robert Rothschild Farm announced today the payment of a $5,000,000 dividend to shareholders.  Rothschild is a branded manufacturer and marketer of gourmet dips and sauces.  The Company is located in Urbana, Ohio and sells to retailers across the United States and Canada. 


8/5/2013 – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder attends groundbreaking for Postle Aluminum expansion

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Strength Capital’s portfolio company Postle Aluminum is embarking on a $12.5 million expansion.  The expansion includes a new aluminum extrusion press and wet coat paint line, and will add 40 jobs at Postle’s Cassopolis, MI facility.  Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined Postle President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Robison, and Strength Capital Managing Partner, Mike Bergeron, and other Postle employees at the groundbreaking ceremony. 

Read the full story from the Governor’s Reinventing Michigan site. (use this link: http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277--310269--,00.html


7/23/2013 - Strength Capital relocates Cincinnati Office

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, is pleased to announce the relocation of their Cincinnati office as of July 3, 2013.  SCP’s Ohio branch has left their shared office space to move to their own building in O’Bryonville, less than 5 miles from downtown Cincinnati.  The new office is located at 2035 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208.


6/19/2013 – Strength Capital completes refinance of Propane Services

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, has closed on the refinancing of its existing portfolio company, Propane Services LLC.  The refinancing was supported by the Company’s current senior lender with proceeds used to retire  all of the Company’s existing subordinated debt. The subordinated debt was provided by Cincinnati-based Northcreek Mezzanine in 2012.    

Propane Services is located in Romulus, MI is leading distributor of propane to industrial and commercial customers.  In addition, the Company rents temporary heating equipment of various sizes, hoses, and fans to the construction market.  The Company has proudly served Southeastern Michigan with affordable prices and exception customer service for over 50 years.     


5/2/2013 – Strength Capital provides liquidity for investors via secondary raise

Strength Capital has completed a secondary raise aimed at providing liquidity to its investors in its first two funds.  On May 2, 2013, Strength Capital raised $63 million from Morgan Stanley and Fort Washington via Strength Capital Partners – Special Situations III, LP.  The funds raised were utilized to purchase minority positions previously held by Strength Capital Partners, LP in Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, LLC; Inland Industrial Services Group, LLC; Robert Rothschild Farm, LLC; and Davler Media Group, LLC.  The new fund also provided a liquidity option to LP’s in Strength Capital Partners II, LP that needed it.  Lastly, the closing of Strength Capital’s third fund made available additional capital to be invested by the firm in a new platform or as growth equity in an existing platform.  


11/23/2012 - ARCH Global Precision announces acquisition of Niagra Cutter's Milling Cutter Product Line

ARCH Global Precision, a Strength Capital Partners portfolio company that is focused on precision machined components and cutting tool & instruments, today announced the acquisition of Niagra Cutter's Milling Cutter Product Line ("MCPL"). Under the terms of the purchase and sale agreement ARCH Global Precision has acquired substantially all of the assets of MCPL from Niagra Cutter.

Read the full story at ARCH Global Precision


6/7/2012 - Mark McCammon announced as winner of the M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Central Region Recognition Awards

Mark McCammon has been announced by The M&A Advisor as a winner of the 2012 40 Under 40 Central Region M&A Advisor Recognition Awards.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.

Mark has been chosen for his accomplishments and contribution to the industry from a pool of accomplished nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing and Turnaround industries reports Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor. I am pleased to recognize Mark McCammon as a 2012 40 Under 40 Award Winner and bestow upon him this distinguished honor.

On Thursday, June 7th, The M&A Advisor will host a black tie Awards Gala in Chicago to introduce the 40 UNDER 40 Award Winners and Finalists to the business community and celebrate their achievements.

A complete list of the winners and finalists can be found at www.maadvisor.com.

 


3/26/2012 - Strength Capital wins Crains Detroit 2011 Deal of the Year

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham-based private-equity firm, acquisition of Hi-Vol Products, KEO Cutters and Richards Micro-Tool by Arch Global Precision LLC has been named 2011 Deal of the Year (under $100 million) by Crain's Detroit.

Read the full story from Crain's Detroit Business.


12/21/2011 - Strength Capital completes acquisition of ARCH Global Precision

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, has closed the acquisition of Hi-Vol Products, KEO Cutters and Richards Micro-Tool by Arch Global Precision LLC, a newly formed entity created to acquire the assets. The entities acquired will serve as the initial base for a national manufacturer of precision components and tools. ARCH Global is headquartered in Livonia-MI, with additional locations in Warren-MI and Plymouth-MA.

Hi-Vol Products is a supplier of tube nuts and highly engineered precision machined components to the automotive and industrial markets of North America . KEO Cutters and Richards Micro-Tool produce a variety of specialty precision tools such as combined drills and countersinks, spotting drills, end mills and countersinks for use in the medical and industrial markets of North America.

Strength Capital Partners will grow ARCH Global by investing in organic growth opportunities and through acquisitions.


12/15/2010 - Strength Capital Invests in Conifer Holdings

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham, MI based private-equity firm, has made an investment in Conifer Holdings. Conifer Holdings is a Southfield-MI based niche provider of personal and commercial property, casualty, and other insurance products. The Company targets lines of insurance that have been historically under-served such as liquor liability and non-standard automotive. The Company currently writes policies in the Midwest, but SCP's investment will help the Company expand geographically.

The investment was made through Strength Capitals second fund, Strength Capital Partners II L.P., a $140 million fund that closed in June 2006.


3/24/2008 - Strength Capital wins Crains Detroit 2007 Deal of the Year

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham-based private-equity firm purchase in July of two Houston companies for $80.5 million has been named the best deal of 2007 in the range of $25 million to $100 million.

Read the full story from Crain's Detroit Business.


10/15/2007 - Strength Capital buys Virginia candle-maker for $76M

Birmingham-based Strength Capital Partners L.L.C. will announce Monday it has acquired Smith Mountain Industries Inc., a Virginia-based maker of candles and other scented products, for $76 million.

Read the full story from Crain's Detroit Business.


07/30/2007 - Strength Capital Partners purchases 2 companies for $80.5M

Strength Capital Partners L.L.C., a Birmingham-based private-equity firm, will announce today that it has made two acquisitions totaling $80.5 million to add to its Detroit-based portfolio company, Inland L.L.C., which is being split into two legal entities.

Read the full story from Crain's Detroit Business.


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