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Platte River Equity Announces the Sale of PRV Metals, LLC to Tinicum L.P.

August 28th, 2019

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) is pleased to announce the sale of its portfolio company, PRV Metals, LLC (“PRV Metals” or the “Company’), to Tinicum L.P. (“Tinicum”).  PRV Metals, through its two operating subsidiaries Sierra Alloys and TSI Titanium, is a leading provider of specialty forged titanium and high-performance steel products to …

Platte River Equity Portfolio Company, Sherrill, Inc., Completes Two Add-on Acquisitions

July 16th, 2019

Greensboro, NC – Sherrill, Inc., a leading distributor and product manufacturer servicing the professional arborist community, is pleased to announce it has acquired the California-based arborist distributor, Bishop Company (“Bishop”), and the Maine-based life safety rope manufacturer, Sterling Rope Company, Inc. (“Sterling”). “Both of these transactions align with our strategy of providing customers the broadest …

CTS Engines Promotes Vesa Paukkeri to Chief Executive Officer

June 10th, 2019

Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (June 3, 2019) – CTS Engines, LLC (“CTS Engines” or the “Company”), the global leader for mature engine maintenance in the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had promoted Vesa Paukkeri to Chief Executive Officer, completing its planned leadership transition.  Mr. Paukkeri has served as President and Chief Operating Officer …

Nick Moscaritolo Joins Platte River Equity as Director of Portfolio Company Operations

March 4th, 2019

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) announced today that Nick Moscaritolo has joined the firm as Director of Portfolio Company Operations.  In this newly-created position, he will partner with Platte River’s investment teams on post-acquisition transitions and portfolio company value creation projects. Mr. Moscaritolo brings years of experience leading financial and operational initiatives …

Platte River Equity Announces the Sale of Profile Products LLC to Incline Equity Partners

January 10th, 2019

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) is pleased to announce the sale of its portfolio company, Profile Products LLC (“Profile Products” or the “Company’), to Incline Equity Partners (“Incline”). Profile Products, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a manufacturer and solutions provider in the erosion control, soil amendment and horticulture markets.  The Company’s core products, …

Platte River Equity Acquires Sherrill, Inc.

January 9th, 2019

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Sherrill, Inc. (“Sherrill” or the “Company”).  Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, Sherrill is the largest distributor of arborist tools and equipment in North America. “We have had a great partnership with Generation Equity Capital for the last ten years …

Platte River Equity Announces Promotion of Eric Crawford to Principal

January 7th, 2019

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity announced today the promotion of Eric A. Crawford to Principal. Eric joined Platte River in 2010 as an Associate and rejoined the firm in 2015 as a Vice President following business school.  He focuses on investments across the firm’s target sectors and is a director of several Platte River …

Platte River Equity Portfolio Company, In-Place Machining Company, Acquires Cutting Edge Services Corporation

January 3rd, 2019

Milwaukee, WI – In-Place Machining Company, LLC (“IPM”), a globally-recognized service company focused on providing highly technical, precision on-site machining and measurement services to customers in the power generation, metal production, infrastructure, marine and defense industries, announced today that it has acquired Cutting Edge Services Corporation (“CES”).  This acquisition expands IPM’s services to include industry-leading …

Platte River Equity Invests in Dealers Transmission Exchange

April 25th, 2018

Denver, CO – Platte River Equity (“Platte River”) announced today that it has invested in Dealers Transmission Exchange (“DTE” or the “Company”) in partnership with the existing owners of the Company.  Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Roselle, IL, DTE is a provider of powertrain and transmission repair and maintenance services to customers in the …

Platte River Equity Portfolio Company, Profile Products, Acquires Southern Athletic Fields

April 4th, 2018

Buffalo Grove, IL – Profile Products (“Profile” or the “Company”), the leader in solutions for soil modification, erosion control and plant establishment, announces the acquisition of Southern Athletic Fields (“SAF”). The acquisition of SAF complements and strengthens Profile’s presence and offerings in the sports field construction and maintenance industry through the Company’s Turface Athletics brand, …