2007


December 19, 2007

Spitzer Industries, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Curtis Kelly, Inc. and Waterfront Facility

Spitzer Industries, Inc. (“Spitzer”) today announced the acquisition of Curtis Kelly, Inc. (“Curtis Kelly”), a Houston based company specializing in design and fabrication of process equipment from high alloys and stainless steel. Additionally, Spitzer has also acquired, through its affiliates, the former Brown & Root Deck Building on the Houston Ship Channel where a portion […]

November 5, 2007

Heritage Completes Investment in Centra Industries Inc.

Private IPO® Provides Liquidity and Ownership.  Heritage Partners, the leading private equity firm focused on family-owned businesses, today announced it has completed a CAD$24.9 million equity investment in Centra Industries Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of structural components and assemblies for commercial aircraft. The transaction was structured as a Heritage Private IPO®, allowing the family shareholders […]

October 26, 2007

The Sterling Group, L.P. Completes Acquisition of Universal Fiber Systems, LLC

The Sterling Group, L.P. (“Sterling”), a Houston-based private equity investment firm, today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Universal Fiber Systems, LLC (“UFS”), headquartered in Bristol, VA. The acquisition was financed with equity primarily from Sterling Group Partners II, L.P. and debt financing was solely arranged by BNP Paribas. UFS is a leading […]

August 27, 2007

Stephens Group Invests Millions, ArkansasBusiness.com

Witt Stephens, Jr. didn’t expect the pace of transactions would be so lively when The Stephens Group, LLC was launched in July 2006. But it’s the sort of first year surprise the 39-year-old executive can endure with a smile. The Little Rock firm, which sprouted out of a reorganization of the Stephens family business empire, […]

April 19, 2007

Vestcom Announces Partnership with The Stephens Group, LLC and Lake Capital

Additional Capital and Strategic Resources Position Retail Solutions Company for Accelerated Growth.  Vestcom International Inc., the leading provider of data-driven, shelf-edge marketing solutions to major retailers and brand manufacturers in the grocery, drug, and mass merchandising industries, today announced it has reached an agreement under which The Stephens Group, LLC, a Little Rock-based private equity […]

April 3, 2007

Multi-Shot, LLC Announces Partnership with The Stephens Group, LLC

Multi-Shot, LLC (“Multi-Shot” or the “Company”) today announced that it has finalized an agreement under which The Stephens Group, LLC, a Little Rock, Arkansas based private equity firm, will make a majority equity investment in the Company and provide subordinated debt financing. The transaction completes a partial recapitalization that will position the Company for the […]

February 13, 2007

Seminole Energy Services Receives $55 Million Capital Infusion From The Stephens Group

Tulsa-based Seminole Energy Services, LLC, announced today that The Stephens Group, LLC, a private investment firm located in Little Rock, Arkansas, has provided the company $55 million in equity capital to support its growth in the retail gas marketing and midstream businesses. Privately-held Seminole currently provides “wellhead-to-burner-tip” natural gas marketing services to end users and […]

February 7, 2007

Spitzer Industries, Inc. Announces Partnership with The Stephens Group, LLC

Spitzer Industries, Inc. (“Spitzer” or the “Company”) today announced that it has finalized its partnership with The Stephens Group, LLC, a Little Rock, Arkansas-based private equity firm. The equity investment by The Stephens Group completes a partial recapitalization that will position the Company for the next stage of its growth and further improve its fabrication […]