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Private Equity Firm

Blackford Capital

GR’s Blackford Capital Acquires Transformer Manufacturer

Grand Rapids-based Blackford Capital has announced the acquisition of Grand Haven-based Grand Transformers Inc., a designer and manufacturer of transformers and inductive components for the elevator, power quality, medical, instrumentation and energy industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

The atrium fountain at Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit. Photo courtesy Maia Cowan.

Compuware Wraps Up Sale Of Changepoint, Uniface, Services Unit

Compuware Corp. said Monday it had completed the sale of its Changepoint and Uniface software units and its professional services division to a California private equity firm, Marlin Equity Partners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2014

xanedu

Superior Capital, Plymouth Venture Partners Fund Higher Ed Publisher

Superior Capital Partners LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm, and Plymouth Venture Partners, an Ann Arbor-based venture capital firm, announced a joint investment in XanEdu Holdings LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

ePrize

EPrize Bought Out By Private Equity Firm

The online promotion and contest pioneer ePrize LLC announced Tuesday that it had been acquired by Catterton Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

Detroit VC Firm Adds Assets Of Tech Hardware Maker

Capital Partners LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired the assets of Chicago-based Delta Technologies as an add-on acquisition to its Los Angeles-based user-interface and product identification company, Nelson-Miller Inc.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012