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Recent Transactions



U-GRO Learning Centres, a world-class provider of early childhood education in Pennsylvania, has been acquired by Learning Care Group, a portfolio company of American Securities LLC.

  • Seller: U-GRO Learning Centres
  • Buyer: Learning Care Group
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Tri-State Water, Power & Air

Tri-State Water, Power & Air has been acquired by NorthCurrent Partners as a platform company in the home services sector. Tri-State is a leading provider of premium residential upgrade products and services.

  • Seller: Tri-State Water, Power & Air
  • Buyer: NorthCurrent Partners
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Data Masons

D Masons Software, LLC (“Data Masons”) has been acquired by SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:  SPSC). Data Masons is a leading provider of cloud-hosted Electronic Data Interchange (“EDI”) software and related software services for the Microsoft community.

  • Seller: Data Masons
  • Buyer: SPS Commerce
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Lee Electrical Construction

Lee Electrical Construction, LLC (formerly Lee Electrical Construction, Inc.) has been acquired by Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR). Lee Electrical Construction is a provider of specialty construction services to investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and industrial companies.

  • Seller: Lee Electrical Construction
  • Buyer: Quanta Services
  • Industry: Industrial Services
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


John-Richard has been acquired by The Dorman Group of Companies in partnership with Merit Capital Partners and CEO Alan Galbraith. John-Richard is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-end home furnishings.

  • Seller: John-Richard
  • Buyer: The Dorman Group of Companies & Merit Capital Partners
  • Industry: Industrial Manufacturing
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

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Founders’ December 2020 Capital Markets Insights

By: Ken Hirsch As noted in the Founders Capital Market Newsletter, there appears to be plenty of capital available and borrowing spreads are tightening though lenders and investors remain defensive on industry sectors they will invest in and deal structure.  On the demand side, transactional deal flow has strengthened over the last 60 days with...

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