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Service Champions Expands with Acquisition of Bell Brothers Plumbing Heating and Air

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company Service Champions (the “Company”) has acquired Bell Brothers Plumbing Heating and Air (“Bell Brothers”), the largest provider of residential air conditioning and plumbing services in Sacramento, California. The acquisition is the third since Service Champions received an investment from CenterOak Read More

Cascade Windows Acquires Amerimax Windows & Doors

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company Cascade Windows (“Cascade” or the “Company”) has acquired Amerimax Windows & Doors (“Amerimax”) from OmniMax International. Amerimax is a leading manufacturer of vinyl windows and doors focused on the residential retrofit and replacement markets. Amerimax operates two manufacturing facilities in Read More

FullSpeed Automotive Continues to Expand Footprint with Acquisition of American LubeFast

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company FullSpeed Automotive (“FullSpeed” or the “Company”) has acquired American LubeFast (“ALF”), a provider of quick lube services with 50 total locations in Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Alabama. FullSpeed Automotive is one of the nation’s largest franchisors and operators of automotive Read More

CenterOak Partners Announces Sale of TruRoad

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced the sale of TruRoad Holdings, Inc. (“TruRoad” or the “Company”), the second largest automotive glass and claims-management company in the United States, to Belron Group subsidiary Safelite® Group, Inc., parent company to Safelite AutoGlass®. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Read More

CenterOak Partners Forms Leading Residential HVAC Maintenance & Repair Company Serving the Southern and Northern California Markets

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that it has completed a majority investment in Service Champions (“Company”) in combination with existing platform investment Moore Home Services, forming the leading provider of home maintenance and repair services across Southern and Northern California. Chief Executive Officer Leland Smith will maintain a significant Read More

CenterOak Partners Acquires GNAP

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that it has completed a majority recapitalization of GNAP (“Company”), a leading specialty distributor of industrial abrasive products, equipment, specialty ceramics and ancillary services. Chief Executive Officer Michael Currie and the existing management team will continue to lead the Company following CenterOak’s investment. Terms Read More

CenterOak Partners Continues to Grow Aakash Chemicals

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company Aakash Chemicals & Dye-Stuffs, Inc. (“Aakash Chemicals”) acquired Sandream Impact, LLC (“Sandream Impact” or the “Company”). Based in Fairfield, N.J., Sandream Impact is a value-added supplier of colorants and other specialty chemicals to the cosmetic, personal care, and nutritional markets. Read More

CenterOak Partners Announces Formation of TruRoad Holdings, Inc.

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced the formation of TruRoad Holdings, Inc. (“TruRoad” or the “Company”), through its investment in JN Phillips Auto Glass and subsequent combination with Techna Glass, Inc. The combination creates the second largest automotive glass and claims-management company in the United States. CenterOak’s investment will provide Read More

CenterOak Partners Acquires FullSpeed Automotive

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that it has completed a majority investment in FullSpeed AutomotiveTM (“Company”). Based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, FullSpeed Automotive is one of the nation’s largest independent franchisors of automotive quick lube centers. President and Chief Executive Officer John B. Adams and the existing management team Read More

CenterOak Partners Acquires Aakash Chemicals

CenterOak Partners LLC (“CenterOak”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced that it has completed a majority investment in Aakash Chemicals and Dye-Stuffs, Inc. (“Aakash Chemicals” or the “Company”). Based in Glendale Heights, Illinois, Aakash Chemicals is a value-added supplier of colorants, additives and other specialty chemicals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Aakash Read More

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