Year: 2018

GranQuartz Acquires Regent Stone Products

GranQuartz, a division of Pearlman Group and a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group”), has acquired Regent Stone Products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since 1992, Regent Stone Products has distributed stone fabrication and restoration tools and supplies. Based in Virginia Beach, VA, Regent has built a strong, loyal […]

Written by on December 9, 2018

CoreLink Acquires Expanding Orthopedics, Inc.

CoreLink, LLC (“CoreLink”), a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group”), has acquired the assets of Expanding Orthopedics, Inc. (“Expanding Orthopedics”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Expanding Orthopedics, founded in 2001, develops and commercializes innovative expandable devices for minimally invasive spine surgery. Along with the FDA-cleared expanding and articulating FLXfit™ […]

Written by on June 5, 2018

Arvest Bank Completes Bear State Acquisition

Arvest Bank (“Arvest”) announced Friday the closing of its acquisition of Bear State Financial Inc., the parent company of Bear State Bank (“Bear State”), according to a news release. Arvest and Bear State are now legally one bank but will continue to operate under separate names until sometime this fall, when Bear State branches, accounts […]

Written by on April 21, 2018

Renasant Corporation and Brand Group Holdings, Inc. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

Renasant Corporation (the “Company” or “Renasant”) (NASDAQ: RNST) and Brand Group Holdings, Inc. (“Brand”) jointly announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Brand will merge with and into Renasant in a transaction currently valued at approximately $452.9 million. The proposed merger has been approved unanimously by each company’s Board of […]

Written by on March 28, 2018

DISCO Raises $20M Growth Financing

CS Disco Inc., (“DISCO”) the legal technology company that makes the market-leading cloud ediscovery solution DISCO, today announced a $20M equity financing. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, with participation from LiveOak Venture Partners and The Stephens Group, LLC (“Stephens Group”). All three were existing DISCO investors. This brings the total investment in DISCO to […]

Written by on January 30, 2018