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BY NATURE, GRAHAM GOES FOR GROWTH

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2017 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm targeting industrial technology and advanced manufacturing companies is pleased to announce the completion of add-on acquisitions for two of…

GRAHAM PARTNERS’ LATEST EXIT PROFILES WELL

PHILADELPHIA, March 21, 2017 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

GRAHAM PARTNERS CASHES IN ON SMART SAFES

PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2017 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, is pleased to announce it has sold Tidel Engineering, L.P….

GRAHAM PARTNERS’ LATEST INVESTMENT IS EXPECTED TO BEAR FRUIT

PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

ACME ADDS ON WITHIN SIX MONTHS

PHILADELPHIA, November 1, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

OH HENRY! GRAHAM PARTNERS SAYS GOODBYE AND THANK YOU

PHILADELPHIA, October 6, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

BONE-APPÉTIT! GRAHAM PARTNERS’ LATEST INVESTMENT HELPS PETS EAT HEALTHIER

PHILADELPHIA, April 29, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS KEEPS IT COOL

PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM GIVES GOOD TIDINGS THIS NEW YEAR

PHILADELPHIA, January 11, 2016 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

GRAHAM PREPARES FOR WINTER WITH A HOT EXIT

PHILADELPHIA, December 9, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

TRUCK-OR-TREAT

PHILADELPHIA, November 6, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

THE RISE OF THE OPERATING PARTNER

– Baird Capital’s Roberto Ferranti, Riverside’s Jeff Goodman, Excellere’s John Lanier, Northstar Aerospace’s David McConnaughey and Graham’s Dan Soroka help portfolio companies improve processes and trim costs – Today, operating…

GRAHAM PARTNERS REAPS OUTFLOW FROM INFILTRATOR

PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

AVIATION, MY DEAR WATTS-ON – GRAHAM COMPLETES ADD-ON ACQUISITION OF UK-BASED AEROSPACE SUPPLIER

PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

SMART MONEY IS SAFE WITH GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS PUTS ENVIRONMENTAL ADD-ON TO THE TEST!

PHILADELPHIA, February 4, 2015 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM IS GOING, GOING, GREEN!

PHILADELPHIA, November 3, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM (RE)CAPITALIZES ON PORTFOLIO COMPANY MOMENTUM

PHILADELPHIA, October 22, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN FOR GRAHAM

PHILADELPHIA, September 11, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in advanced manufacturing businesses, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Henry Company (“Henry”), has…

GRAHAM PARTNERS DRIVES IT HOME

PHILADELPHIA, August 22, 2014 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce it has successfully sold Innovative XCessories & Services, LLC (“IXS”), a leading designer and manufacturer of specialized products that…

GRAHAM PARTNERS LANDS A WINNER

PHILADELPHIA, August 20, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced industrial technologies, innovative product offerings, and strong growth potential, is pleased to…

GRAHAM’S STRATA-G PAYS OFF

PHILADELPHIA, August 11, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS’ LATEST PLATFORM IS JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

SCIENCE COMES EASY FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

IT’S AS EASY AS 1-2-3 FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS’ NEW BLOW-MOLDED PACKAGING PLATFORM

PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS KEEPS ITS NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

PHILADELPHIA, February 11, 2014 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS PACKS ‘EM IN

PHILADELPHIA, December 20, 2013 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS SHOPS EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS

PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2013 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GRAHAM PARTNERS MEASURES UP

PHILADELPHIA, October 24, 2013 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce its acquisition of Comar, LLC (“Comar”), a market leading designer and manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions and liquid dispensing…

SUMMERTIME WAS HOT FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, October 2, 2013 – Graham Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in businesses with advanced manufacturing technologies, innovative product development capabilities, and strong growth potential, is pleased…

GREEN MEANS GO FOR GRAHAM

PHILADELPHIA, August 27, 2013 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce it has successfully sold one of its portfolio companies, Eberle Design, Inc. (“Eberle”), less than three years after acquiring…

GRAHAM PARTNERS WRAPS ONE UP

PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2013 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce it has completed the sale of one of its portfolio companies, Mitten Inc. (“Mitten”), to a strategic acquirer, Ply Gem Industries, Inc….

UNDER ARMOUR® CHOOSES LINE-X PROTECTIVE COATINGS® AS PRODUCT PARTNER FOR NEW FOOTWEAR OFFERING

– Creative Pairing of Innovative Companies for Debut of New Water Shoe – HUNTSVILLE, AL, April 23, 2013 – LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation’s leading developer and provider of high…

GRAHAM PARTNERS SOARS WITH LATEST ADD-ON

PHILADELPHIA, January 17, 2013 – The Atlas Group (“Atlas”), a Graham Partners portfolio company that manufactures highly-engineered aerospace assemblies for leading OEMs, has acquired Brenner Aerostructures, LLC (“Brenner” or the “Company”). Brenner specializes in state-of-the-art…

GRAHAM PARTNERS GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

PHILADELPHIA, January 8, 2013 – Graham Partners’ portfolio company, Eberle Design, Inc., (“Eberle”), a designer and manufacturer of reliable, high-performance electronic components for traffic control systems, has acquired Reno A&E, LLC (“Reno” or the…

GRAHAM PARTNERS PUTS ON THE PRESSURE

PHILADELPHIA, December 19, 2012 – Graham Partners has completed its initial investment in the food processing technology space, having formed UCS & UPC Holdings Company, LLC (“Universal” or the “Company”), to…

GRAHAM PARTNERS BREAKS THE MOLD

PHILADELPHIA, October 12, 2012 — Graham Partners is pleased to announce its acquisition of Scandia Plastics (“Scandia” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Scandia is a leading manufacturer of…

GRAHAM PARTNERS RAISES THE ROOF

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2012 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce its acquisition of Henry Company LLC (“Henry”). Graham Partners led the acquisition, partnering with OceanBridge Partners; other investors included…

GRAHAM PARTNERS LINES ‘EM UP

PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2012 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce that its pick-up truck bedliner and protective coatings business, LINE-X, has acquired a leading OEM designer and manufacturer of…

THREE’S A CHARM FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS’ PORTFOLIO COMPANY B&B

PHILADELPHIA, June 12, 2012 – B&B Electronics (“B&B”), a Graham Partners portfolio company specializing in industrial connectivity, has acquired IMC Networks (“IMC”), a leading provider of fiber optic access and media conversion solutions. With this…

GRAHAM PARTNERS’ INDUSTRIAL CONNECTIVITY PLATFORM ADVANCES ACQUISITION STRATEGY

PHILADELPHIA, March 9, 2012 — B&B Electronics, a Graham Partners industrial technology portfolio company, has acquired Conel s.r.o. Through this acquisition, B&B increases its European footprint, broadens its portfolio of connectivity solutions, and strengthens…

WHAT IS CLEAN, GREEN AND BURIED IN THE BACKYARD? A GRAHAM PARTNERS ADD-ON

PHILADELPHIA, January 17, 2012 — Graham Partners is pleased to announce that one of its portfolio companies, Infiltrator Systems, Inc., has acquired the assets of the septic chamber business of Advanced Drainage Systems,…

GRAHAM PARTNERS GOES NORTH OF THE BORDER

PHILADELPHIA, October 19, 2011 – Graham Partners has acquired Mitten Inc., a leading Canadian-based manufacturer and distributor of vinyl siding, vinyl siding accessories, and other exterior building products. Mitten serves the repair…

GRAHAM PARTNERS CONNECTS THE DOTS, WIRELESSLY

PHILADELPHIA, October 17, 2011 — Graham Partners is pleased to announce that one of its portfolio companies, B&B Electronics, has acquired Quatech, Inc., a leading high performance device networking and connectivity solutions provider….

GRAHAM PARTNERS HITS A TRIPLE

PHILADELPHIA, August 31, 2011 — Graham Partners announced today that it has completed the sale of one of its portfolio companies, Schneller, to TransDigm Group Incorporated for approximately $289 million. Schneller, which…

GRAHAM PARTNERS SEIZES A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 – Graham Partners has acquired Chelsea Building Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer of vinyl lineals and accessories for the window and door fabrication market, as well as specialty…

GRAHAM PARTNERS GETS A BOOSTER WITH LATEST ACQUISITION

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2011 – Graham Partners has acquired SP Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of medical equipment and components used in pharmaceutical development and production. SP’s two primary product categories include laboratory…

GRAHAM PARTNERS STOPS TRAFFIC WITH LATEST ACQUISITION

PHILADELPHIA, December 20, 2010 – Graham Partners announced today that on December 15, 2010, they closed the acquisition of Eberle Design, Inc., a market leader in traffic control products. Eberle designs reliable, high-performance…

GRAHAM PARTNERS AIMS TO STRIKE GOLD WITH INVESTMENT IN MINING SAFETY COMPANY

PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2010 – Graham Partners has completed a majority investment in Strata Products Worldwide, a leading provider of engineered products and services that enhance both infrastructure and miner safety throughout the…

GRAHAM PARTNERS SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR WITH AN ADD-ON ACQUISITION

PHILADELPHIA, October 14, 2010 – Graham Partners announced today that on October 1, 2010, TransAxle LLC, a portfolio company of Graham Partners has acquired New England Transmission, a regional remanufacturer of light duty…

GRAHAM PARTNERS EARNS SUCCESSFUL RETURN FROM A ONCE WRITTEN-OFF INVESTMENT

PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2010 – In its third exit of 2010, Graham Partners has sold its stake in ICG Commerce, one of the world’s leading procurement outsourcing specialists, servicing the multi-national manufacturing sector…

GRAHAM PARTNERS X-ECUTES ON NATIONWIDE DISTRIBUTOR CONSOLIDATION

PHILADELPHIA, February 22, 2010 – LINE-X, a portfolio company of Graham Partners has completed a consolidation of its domestic operations by partnering with its last remaining domestic master franchisor, LINE-X West….

A BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS, WITH FIVE ADD-ON ACQUISITIONS

PHILADELPHIA, December 18, 2009 – Graham Partners has recently accelerated its acquisition pace, with three of its portfolio companies announcing a total of five add-ons in the fourth quarter. The acquirers, LINE-X,…

GRAHAM PARTNERS MAKES IT LOOK EZ

PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2009 – Infiltrator Systems, Inc., a portfolio company of Graham Partners, has acquired Ring Industrial Group, L.P., the manufacturer of EZflow™ expanded polystyrene drainfield systems. Graham Partners, a leading…

GRAHAM PARTNERS MAKES A CONNECTION ON THE FACTORY FLOOR

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2008 – Graham Partners has closed its ninth platform investment for Graham Partners II with the acquisition of B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company. Headquartered in Ottawa, IL, B&B is an engineering…

GRAHAM PARTNERS ISN’T JUST WHISTLING DIXIE WITH LATEST ADD-ON ACQUISITION

PHILADELPHIA, February 1, 2008 – A Graham Partners portfolio company, HB&G Building Products, has acquired a substantial portion of the business and assets of Dixie-Pacific Manufacturing Company. Graham Partners is a leading private equity…

M IS THE MAGIC LETTER TO CLOSE OUT THE YEAR FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, January 9, 2008 – Two Graham Partners portfolio companies, TransAxle and Berry Plastics, ended 2007 on a high note, enhancing their industry leading positions by acquiring Maryland Truck Parts and MAC Closures, respectively, in the last two…

A DYNAMITE EXIT FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, November 20, 2007 – Graham Partners has generated a strong return for its investors through its sale of Dynojet Research, which the firm acquired in 2004. The Company was acquired by a…

GRAHAM PARTNERS LAYERS ON ANOTHER ADD-ON TO ITS ABRISA GLASS PLATFORM

PHILADELPHIA, July 12, 2007 – Technological innovation is driving strong demand for precision-engineered glass components that are increasingly being designed into a wide variety of products, including electronics, optical, industrial, and lighting…

GRAHAM PARTNERS LANDS IT LATEST ACQUISITION: SCHNELLER

PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2007 – Graham Partners, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based private equity firm specializing in buyouts of middle market manufacturing companies, has acquired Schneller, Inc. Headquartered in Kent, Ohio, Schneller is a leading global…

GRAHAM PARTNERS SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH ITS FIRST ACQUISITION OF THE YEAR

PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2007 – Graham Partners, a Pennsylvania-based private equity firm specializing in buyouts of manufacturing companies, has established its first aerospace investment platform with its concurrent acquisitions of two leading…

GRAHAM PARTNERS’ ADD-ON ACQUISITION DISPLAYS ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

PHILADELPHIA, January 2, 2007 – Technological innovation is driving strong demand for precision-engineered glass components that are increasingly being designed into a wide variety of products, including industrial and medical equipment,…

GRAHAM PARTNERS COMPLETES RECAPITALIZATION OF INFILTRATOR

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2006 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce that it was able to return over 98% of the original equity invested in its Infiltrator Systems platform as part…

GRAHAM PARTNERS UNEARTHS ANOTHER PROMISING INDUSTRIAL BUYOUT

PHILADELPHIA, September 30, 2005 – Graham Partners continues its swift investment pace, completing its third platform investment in just over a month. Its latest buyout, Infiltrator Systems, Inc., of Old Saybrook, Connecticut…

ACQUISITION OF BERRY PLASTICS BY APOLLO MANAGEMENT, L.P. AND GRAHAM PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA, September 21, 2006 – Graham Partners, in partnership with Apollo Management, L.P., is pleased to announce that it completed the previously announced acquisition of BPC Holding Corporation (parent of Berry Plastics…

GRAHAM PARTNERS KEEPS ON TRUCKING WITH A RECAPITALIZATION OF TRANSAXLE

PHILADELPHIA, August 28, 2006 – Graham Partners completed its fifth platform investment in just over a year, Friday, recapitalizing TransAxle LLC of Cinnaminson, New Jersey (www.TransAxle.com). TransAxle is one of the largest East…

GRAHAM PARTNERS TURNS ANOTHER KEY FOR HB&G

PHILADELPHIA, June 14, 2006 – Graham Partners added on to its platform, HB&G Building Products, by closing the acquisition of Turnkey Millwork, Inc., yesterday. HB&G, acquired by Graham Partners in March 2003, is…

INDUSTRIAL BUYOUTS ARE SMOOTH AS GLASS FOR GRAHAM PARTNERS THIS MONTH

PHILADELPHIA, September 1, 2005 – August has been a hotter month for Graham Partners than for most. On the heels of its acquisition of LINE-X last week, the firm completed its…

GRAHAM PARTNERS PICKS-UP SPEED

PHILADELPHIA, August 23, 2005 – Graham Partners is revving its engines in search of small industrial buyout opportunities. LINE-X will be the pacesetter for many more investments to come. LINE-X, of Santa…

GRAHAM PARTNERS CONVERTS STONE INTO GOLD

PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2004 – Eldorado Stone, one of Graham Partners’ ten current portfolio companies, was sold today in an all cash transaction to Headwaters, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDWR) for an enterprise value…