Posts made in 2008

Trivest Announces New Appointments

Trivest Announces New Appointments

MIAMI, FL – (October 27, 2008) Trivest Partners IV, L.P.  (“Trivest”), announced today that Todd J.  Gross, CPA, and Kevin M.  Lyons have joined as Associates.  Todd and Kevin will assist Trivest in the analysis of investment opportunities and the acquisition and oversight of portfolio companies.  They will also participate in all Trivest deal sourcing activities. Todd Gross joined Trivest from Banc of America Securities as an Investment Banking Analyst where he participated in various stages of the M&A process.  Prior to Banc of America, he worked at KPMG as an Associate in the Tax...

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Trivest Partners Acquires ATX Networks Inc. Represents Second Investment For Trivest Fund Iv

Trivest Partners Acquires ATX Networks Inc. Represents Second Investment For Trivest Fund Iv

MIAMI, FL – (August 25, 2008) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) today announced that it has acquired ATX Networks, Inc.  (“ATX” or the “Company”), a leading designer and manufacturer of equipment for cable operators.  Trivest and ATX’s management team, led by CEO Ken Wildgoose, acquired the Company directly from its non-active founder.  Mr.  Wildgoose and his team will continue to lead ATX’s daily operations.  The ATX transaction represents the second platform investment for Trivest Fund IV. ATX designs and manufactures a diversified suite of...

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Trivest Announces New Appointments

Trivest Announces New Appointments

MIAMI, FL – (August 8, 2008) Trivest Partners IV, L.P.  (“Trivest”), announced today that Todd V.  Jerles has joined the firm as a Vice President, David P. Briedis has joined as an Associate and Alex Acosta has joined as an Analyst.  Todd, David and Alex will assist Trivest in the analysis of investment opportunities and the acquisition and oversight of portfolio companies.  These individuals will also participate in all Trivest deal sourcing activities. Todd V.  Jerles joined Trivest after receiving his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  He obtained his...

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Trivest Partners Completes Successful Sale Of Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc.

Trivest Partners Completes Successful Sale Of Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc.

MIAMI, FL – (March 5, 2008) – Trivest Partners, L.P.  (“Trivest”) today announced the sale of Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc. (“Avborne” or the “Company”) to AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR).  Avborne was a portfolio company of Miami based Trivest Partners.  Other shareholders included Allied Capital and PNC Equity. Avborne, based in Miami Florida, is a leading independent provider of aircraft heavy maintenance checks, modifications and cargo conversions, installations and paint services to legacy and low cost airlines, leading cargo carriers and major...

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Trivest Affiliate Allegiance Security Group Completes Third Add-On With Acquisition Of Fox Protective Services

Trivest Affiliate Allegiance Security Group Completes Third Add-On With Acquisition Of Fox Protective Services

MIAMI, FL – (February 28, 2008) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) today announced that its affiliate, Allegiance Security Group, LLC (“Allegiance”), has acquired Fox Protective Services, Inc.  (“Fox” or the “Company”).  Fox provides security guard services exclusively throughout the state of Florida.  Trivest acquired Fox directly from the Company’s founder, Brian K.  Fox. Fox operates four branch offices in Tampa, Jacksonville, Orlando and West Palm Beach.  The Company provides guard services to a diversified list of over 180 customers comprised of industrial sites and universities, state and...

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