Leonard LaPorta is Named Head of Diversified Industrials/Manufacturing for Pickwick Capital Partners
July 26, 2019
Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that Mr. Leonard LaPorta has been named Head of Diversified Industrials/Manufacturing reporting directly to the Founder. Mr. LaPorta will be responsible for the growth of Pickwick’s core advisory business in the manufacturing and industrials sector. Pickwick strives to provide strategic, tailored advice to help meet the M&A and financing needs of lower-middle market companies.
TDI to Meet Growing Paper Straw Demand with Funding from Longfellow
July 22, 2019
A fast-growing leader in paper packaging and logistics systems, TDI Global Solutions, Inc. is entering the surging $1.6 billion (est.) international market for the environmentally friendly and governmentally mandated paper straws and non-plastic lined cups with help from royalty-based venture financing by Longfellow Park Ventures, LLC.
The SPECTRUM Group and Pickwick Capital Partners Team to Assist Middle-Market Companies and Private Equity Sponsors in the Defense/Aerospace and Federal Contracting Sectors
April 15, 2019
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Pickwick Capital Launches Practice to Support Clients in the Rapidly Transforming HVACR Market
January 15, 2019
(White Plains, NY; Jan. 15, 2019) The massive, global HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) sector is responding to trends including the technology requirements of smart buildings, imperatives to reduce carbon outputs and water inputs, and the need for advanced systems to support healthcare and high-tech production facilities. In addition, competitive pressures are driving consolidation in the market, including cross-border. Pickwick Capital Partners will help meet the M&A and financing needs of lower-middle market companies in the sector with its new HVACR investment banking team.
Geller Biopharm Inc. Represents Amunix for Merck License
January 3, 2019
Amunix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Amunix”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel immuno-oncology therapeutics, today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, for rights to develop therapeutics against an undisclosed target using Amunix’s proprietary protease-triggered immune activator (ProTIA) technology platform.
Metropolitan Partners Group Completes Fund V Capital Raise
December 7, 2018
Metropolitan Partners Group Management, LLC (“Metropolitan”), a direct-lending firm that provide senior-secured, short-term capital to small and mid-sized businesses in the U.S., announced today that it has raised $172 million, including co-investment rights, for its fifth and largest direct lending fund—Metropolitan Partners Fund V (“Fund V”).
Viridian Capital Leads Financing for Israel's Leading Cannabis Biotech Company
September 4, 2018
Breath of Life Pharma (“BOL Pharma” or the “Company”), an Israel-based cannabis biotech company conducting numerous clinical trials in Israel, has closed an $11.1-million growth capital round that was oversubscribed. Viridian Capital Advisors ("VCA"), through its broker dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC (Member of FINRA/SIPC) served as the placement agent for the Company.
Trail Mix Ventures, an Outfit Centered on Wellness-Obsessed Millennials, Just Closed an $11 Million Debt Fund
July 12, 2018
The millennial generation — people born between 1981 and 1996 — are on the cusp of becoming America’s largest generation, according to projections from the U.S. Census Bureau. What else we know about this demographic: millennials are increasingly choosing to live at home with their parents, put off marriage and children, and not buy stuff like cars and luxury goods but instead access those goods through sharing services.
Final Phase of KODAKOne Platform SAFT/KODAKCoin Token Offering to Commence May 21, 2018
May 10, 2018
WENN Digital, Inc., the developer of the KODAKOne Image Rights Management Platform (KODAKOne Platform), a blockchain-based image rights management and protection platform, announced that the full $1.00 round of its offering of Simple Agreements for Future Tokens (SAFTs) and the underlying KODAKCoin Token will officially commence on May 21, 2018.
Probility Media Corp. Enters Into Letter of Intent to Acquire Disco, an Innovator of Enhanced Learning Experiences
December 21, 2017
Houston, Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ProBility Media Corp. (PBYA) based in Houston, Texas, a technology company offering immersive technologies, digital learning and compliance solutions for the education and training markets, today announced the execution of a binding letter of intent to acquire Disco Leaning Media Inc. (Disco), a learning experience company and digital publisher.
Trivest Closes its 16th Acquisition of the Year with NuEnergen, a Fund V Platform Investment
November 29, 2017
Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) announces it has recapitalized NuEnergen, LLC (“NuEnergen” or the “Company”). The NuEnergen transaction represents Trivest’s 16th acquisition so far in 2017. NuEnergen is a leading demand response aggregator and provider of consulting, energy invoice auditing, and smart grid solutions to commercial, industrial and municipal (CIM) electric power users
Integrated Security Systems, Sold to Convergint Technologies
July 12, 2017
Integrated Security Systems Inc. (ISS), which protects mission-critical infrastructure from electrical grids and banks across North America to Major League Baseball’s Marlins Park in Miami, has been purchased by Convergint Technologies LLC. The Secure Strategy Group (SSG), through Pickwick Capital Partners, served as the exclusive sell-side M&A advisor...
Metropolitan Secures Cornerstone Commitment From Texas Tech University Endowment
June 6, 2017
New York, NY, June 6, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Metropolitan Partners Group Management, LLC (“Metropolitan”), a Registered Investment Adviser in New York City that provides capital to private companies via collateralized loan structures, announced today that it has secured a cornerstone LP commitment from Texas Tech University System Endowment (“TTUSE”) for its fourth direct lending fund, targeted to raise $125 million.
Small Banks, Confronting Most Complex Conditions in Years, Now Have Access to “Big Bank” Strategic Expertise from Pickwick Capital
March 29, 2017
Community banks and other financial institutions find themselves caught between continued pressure to consolidate and new potential for deregulation and higher interest rates...
Sponsor-Coverage Specialist & FINTECH Banker Join Pickwick Capital
January 9, 2017
Steven Crowley, a former J.P. Morgan investment banker, and Brad McGowan, board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (NY Chapter), have joined Pickwick Capital Partners...
Pickwick serves exceptional companies and leading investment funds across the US, offering investment banking expertise and fund placement advisory to lower middle-market clients. We tightly couple our strategic advisory services with our financial and transaction services and believe that this approach is highly differentiated in the financial advisory marketplace.
Video-Surveillance Leader, Total Recall, Sold to Convergint Technologies
June 15, 2016
Total Recall, which helps protect iconic locations and critical infrastructure for local, federal and corporate clients, has been purchased by Convergint Technologies. The Secure Strategy Group (SSG), through Pickwick Capital Partners (Pickwick), served as the exclusive sell-side M&A advisor...
Two Sides of a Coin: Cybersecurity and M&A
March 30, 2016
Mark Sauter, managing director and management team member at Pickwick Capital Partners, summarizes the dynamism of cybersecurity perfectly: “Cybersecurity is of unique importance… it’s both a source of large and growing deal flow and an area of increasing importance in the completion..."