GTCR Announces Agreement to Partner with Emmis Communications to Acquire Merlin Media LLC

CHICAGO, IL – June 21, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to partner with Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and Randy Michaels to acquire Merlin Media LLC (“Merlin Media”) a company which owns and operates media assets. Merlin Media has signed definitive documentation with Emmis […]


Devicor™ Medical Products, Inc. Agrees to Acquire Neoprobe’s Gamma Detection Devices

Deal Adds Key Building Block To Devicor’s Growth Strategy CINCINNATI, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –Devicor™ Medical Products, Inc. (Devicor), a portfolio company of leading private equity firm GTCR, announced today it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Neoprobe Corporation to acquire the neoprobe® GDS portfolio of products. Devicor currently provides distribution and marketing services […]


GTCR Wins “Private Equity Firm of the Year” Award

The M&A Advisor recognizes GTCR with top award May 19, 2011 (Chicago, IL) – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it won the “Private Equity Firm of the Year” Award during The M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual M&A Financing Awards Gala at the Drake Hotel in Chicago on May 16. Phil Canfield, GTCR principal, […]


Actient Pharmaceuticals LLC Announces Acquisition of Striant® (testosterone buccal system) from Columbia Laboratories, Inc.

Lake Forest, IL, April 20, 2011 – Actient Pharmaceuticals LLC (“Actient”) announced today that it has acquired the U.S. rights to Striant® (testosterone buccal system) from Columbia Laboratories, Inc.  Striant utilizes a novel mucoadhesive technology that allows for oral administration of testosterone using buccal absorption.  Striant is the only testosterone replacement therapy that features this […]


GTCR Closes the Acquisition of Sterigenics International, Inc.

CHICAGO, IL – March 28, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of Sterigenics International, Inc. (“Sterigenics”), the leading global provider of contract sterilization and ionization services for medical devices, food products, and advanced applications, from Silverfleet Capital and PPM America Capital Partners. The transaction will […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Jim Henderson and Tom Riley to Form Assured Agencies

Chicago, IL, March 1, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Jim Henderson and Tom Riley to form Assured Agencies (“Assured”). The new company, headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, will focus on building a leading middle market insurance brokerage firm.  GTCR, the firm that pioneered […]


GTCR Announces Agreement To Acquire Sterigenics International, Inc.

CHICAGO, IL – February 23, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Silverfleet Capital and PPM America Capital Partners to acquire Sterigenics International, Inc. (“Sterigenics”), the leading global provider of contract sterilization and ionization services for medical devices, food products, and advanced applications. The transaction […]


GTCR Closes $3.25 Billion Buyout Fund

Leading Private Equity Firm Exceeds Target in Just Seven Months CHICAGO, IL – February 22, 2011 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms today announced the final closing of its tenth buyout fund, with more than $3.25 billion of equity capital commitments. The fund, which had a target of $3 billion, was […]


GTCR Announces Agreement to Sell Fairmount Cheese Holdings

Chicago, IL, February 17, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced its portfolio company, Fairmount Cheese Holdings Inc. (“Fairmount”), parent company of DCI Cheese Company Inc. (“DCI”), has signed a definitive agreement to be purchased by Saputo Inc. (“Saputo”).  Fairmount is one of the largest national suppliers of specialty cheese, dips and […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Joseph Ripp to Form Cannondale Holdings

Chicago, IL, February 10, 2010 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Joseph Ripp to form Cannondale Holdings. The new company, headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, will focus on acquiring data-enabled information and marketing services firms that deliver timely and actionable data to clients to improve decision […]



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