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Carousel Capital Announces Fifth Buyout Fund

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$400 million fund corresponds with firm’s 20th anniversary   January 9, 2017 – Charlotte, North Carolina -- Carousel Capital (“Carousel”) announced today the closing of its fifth buyout fund, Carousel Capital Partners V, LP (“Fund V”) at its hard cap of $400 million. Carousel completed the raising...

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Carousel Capital Completes Sale of HEPACO

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Leading Provider of Environmental Services   August 18, 2016 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced it has successfully exited its investment in HEPACO, LLC (“HEPACO” or “the Company”), a leading provider of critical environmental services on both an emergency response and planned basis in the Eastern...

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Brooke Burlingame Adams Joins Carousel Capital

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Will focus on sourcing investment opportunities for the firm    August 8, 2016 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today that Brooke Burlingame Adams has joined the firm as a Senior Associate focused on business development and investment origination efforts. In this role, she is responsible...

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Carousel Capital Recapitalizes Expedited Travel

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A Leading Provider of Expedited Travel Document Processing Services   June 30, 2016 – Charlotte, North Carolina and West Palm Beach, Florida – Carousel Capital announced today that it has partnered with management to recapitalize Expedited Travel (“Expedited” or the “Company”), a leader in expedited travel document...

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Carousel Capital Recapitalizes Pegasus TransTech

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Leading Provider of Revenue Cycle Solutions for the Transportation Industry   June 30, 2016 – Charlotte, North Carolina and Tampa, Florida – Carousel Capital announced today that it has completed a dividend recapitalization of Pegasus TransTech while increasing the company’s access to capital to support its rapid...

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SAASH Accelerates Growth with Acquisitions

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Automotive Aftermarket Services Business Adds to Its Portfolio in Tire Segment   June 15, 2016 – Birmingham, Alabama and Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today that its portfolio company, Southeastern Automotive Aftermarket Service Holdings (“SAASH” or the “Company”), comprised of Express Oil Change & Tire...

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Carousel Capital Exits Nestor in Sale to Essendant Inc.

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National Distributor of Specialty Tools July 15, 2015 – Charlotte, NC – Carousel Capital announced it has successfully exited its investment in Nestor Sales, LLC in a strategic acquisition by publicly traded Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND).  A link to the Essendant press release can be found below.   http://investors.essendant.com/file/Index?KeyFile=30293948   About...

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SAASH Completes Several Add-on Acquisitions

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Automotive aftermarket services business adds to its portfolio in tire segment   May 25, 2015 – Birmingham, Alabama – Southeastern Automotive Aftermarket Service Holdings announced today through a press release that it has added 23 retail tire and auto service locations through three separate acquisitions. The press...

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Carousel Capital Exits Simpson Performance Products

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The leading provider of motorsports safety equipment.   February 20, 2015 – Charlotte, North Carolina and Mooresville, North Carolina -- Carousel Capital announced today that it has exited Simpson Performance Products (“Simpson” or the “Company”), the leading provider of critical motorsports safety equipment. The company was acquired...

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Carousel Capital Announces Promotion

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Alan C. Welch, Jr. Promoted to Principal of the Firm   January 7, 2015 – Charlotte, North Carolina -- Carousel Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Alan C. Welch, Jr. to the position of Principal of the firm effective immediately. In this position, Mr. Welch...

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Carousel Capital Leads Investment In Pegasus Transtech

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Leading Provider of Revenue Cycle Solutions for the Transportation Industry December 4, 2013 – Charlotte, North Carolina and Tampa, Florida -- Carousel Capital announced today that it has partnered with management and longstanding shareholder, Gary Comer, Inc. (“GCI”), to recapitalize Pegasus TransTech, a leading provider of...

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Carousel Capital Closes Fourth Buyout Fund

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$265.5 Million Fund is Private Equity Firm’s Largest January 10th, 2013 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital (“Carousel”) announced today the final closing of its fourth buyout fund, Carousel Capital Partners IV, L.P (“Fund IV”). At $265.5 million, Fund IV exceeded its initial target and...

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Kroger Will Broaden Its Focus on Health Care Services Through Deal for Axium

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Article in Specialty Pharmacy News  Download the article: spn_1212       About Carousel Capital Carousel Capital (www.carouselcapital.com) is a private investment firm that invests in companies located in the Southeastern United States. Carousel’s investor base includes institutional investors and an elite group of more than 100 current and former CEOs with...

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Kroger Announces Merger with Axium

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Independent Provider of Specialty Pharmacy Services Charlotte, N.C. – November 15, 2012 - Carousel Capital announced today that The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) will acquire its portfolio company, Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Inc. The transaction is contingent on typical conditions of closing, including any required approval of regulatory...

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Mergent Agrees to Sale of Division

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NASDAQ OMX Agrees to Acquire Index Business of Mergent, Inc., including Indxis Charlotte, N.C. – October 31, 2012 - Carousel Capital announced today that its portfolio company, Mergent, Inc., has sold its index business to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. NASDAQ OMX issued the following press...

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Carousel Capital Announces Promotion

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Peter L. Clark, Jr. Promoted to Principal of the Firm Charlotte, NC – April 25, 2012 – Carousel Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter L. Clark, Jr. to the position of Principal of the firm effective immediately. In this position, Peter will have...

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Carousel Capital Invests in HEPACO, Inc.

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Leading Provider of Environmental Services December 16, 2011 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today an investment in partnership with existing management in HEPACO, Inc, a leading provider of a comprehensive range of critical environmental industrial services. Based in Charlotte, NC, HEPACO provides services...

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Nestor Sales Acquires NTW

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National Distributor of Specialty Tools July 18, 2011 - Charlotte, NC - Nestor Sales, LLC the parent company of Ace Tool Co., announced the acquisition of certain assets of NTW, formally Eastern Tool Warehouse “ETW”, a national distributor of specialty tools for the automotive aftermarket and...

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Honored

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Receives 2011 SMART Award Axium Healthcare Pharmacy, one of the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy providers, announced today that it has been selected as the 2011 SMART Awards recipient in the Healthcare & Life Sciences category by the Orlando Chapter of the Association...

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Carousel Capital Exits Jameson

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Leading Provider of Military Lighting Systems and Commercial Specialty Tools October 7, 2010 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today that it has successfully exited its investment in Jameson, the market leading provider of ruggedized military expeditionary lighting systems and commercial specialty tools used...

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AGDATA Named Buyout of the Year

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2010 Southern Capital Conference Deal of the Year Awards September 30, 2010 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today that its investment in AGDATA was named “Buyout of the Year” for 2010 at the recent Southern Capital Conference held at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds...

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Honored

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Named to Orlando Business Journal 2010 Fast-Track Five September 17, 2010 - Charlotte North Carolina and Lake Mary, Florida - The Orlando Business Journal today named Axium Healthcare Pharmacy to its 2010 Fast-Track Five, representing the fastest growing companies in central Florida. Please click on the...

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Carousel Capital Recapitalizes Brasseler USA

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Leading Provider of Dental and Surgical Instrumentation and Supplies April 14, 2010 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital and Brasseler USA CEO Don Waters jointly announced today that they have successfully undergone a recapitalization of Brasseler USA, a leading provider of dental and surgical instrumentation...

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Carousel Capital Exits AGDATA

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Sale to TransUnion and SFW Capital Partners February 8, 2010 – Charlotte, North Carolina – Carousel Capital announced today the successful exit from its investment in AGDATA, a leading provider of outsourced database management, marketing program administration, data collection and data analysis services. The exit was...

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