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Compass Group Announces the Sale of Allied Group to Atlantic Street Capital’s Lab Logistics

Compass Group has sold The Allied Group to Lab Logistics, a leading provider of outsourced medical supplies, kitting and logistics services to the healthcare industry.

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Compass Group Announces Final Closing of Oversubscribed Fund II

Compass Group announced today the closing of Compass Group Fund II at its hard cap of $255 million, exceeding an original target of $200 million.

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Compass Group Continues to Grow with New Leadership Additions

Compass Group announced today the hiring of Katie Cason as Chief Financial Officer and John Hubert as Vice President. Robert Bryan remains with the firm and is now able to be fully dedicated to sourcing investment opportunities and providing strategic support to portfolio company partners.

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Compass Group Invests in Critical Infrastructure Distributor

KGM is a Tulsa-based distributor and servicer of OEM meters, regulators, valves, and other utility measuring equipment critical to the nation's infrastructure.

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Compass Group Announces Sale of Compass Electronics Solutions

Compass Group Equity Partners (“Compass Group”) announces the sale of the El Paso, TX and Juarez, MX-based operations of their portfolio company Compass Electronics Solutions (“CES”) to East West Manufacturing (“East West”), a global engineering and manufacturing services company.

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Compass Group Completes Sale of Sunpro Solar to ADT

The transaction was announced in early November and was awaiting regulatory approval for the last 30 days. The deal included $160 million in cash and 77.8 million shares of ADT stock, making the transaction value approximately $825M at the current share price.

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Business Journal: Compass Group Named 3rd Fastest-Growing Private Company in Region

The St. Louis Business Journal is profiling the Top 10 on its 2021 list of the region’s 50 fastest-growing private companies, ranked by revenue growth between 2018 and 2020.

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Public Company to Buy Compass Group's Solar Business in $825M Cash and Stock Deal

Compass Group led an investment group that also included MGG Investment Group, TGP Investments and Millstone Capital Advisors to acquire Mandeville, Louisiana-based Sunpro, a residential solar panel installation company, in October 2020.

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Compass Group Announces ADT in Agreement to Acquire Sunpro Solar

Compass Group Equity Partners announced today that their portfolio company Sunpro Solar has signed an agreement to be acquired by ADT (NYSE: ADT) for a combination of $160 million in cash plus 77.8 million shares of ADT stock, implying a total enterprise value of approximately $825 million, subject to certain adjustments.

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Compass Group Expects to Top $1.1B in 2021 Revenue

Compass Group Equity Partners, a Clayton-based private equity firm that specializes in buying and growing lower middle-market companies, said it expects its portfolio companies to top $1.1 billion in annual revenue this year.

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Compass Group Announces Sale of Beacon EmbeddedWorks

Compass Group Equity Partners announces the sale of Beacon EmbeddedWorks to discoverIE Group plc, a publicly traded FTSE 250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Beacon was an add-on acquisition and subsidiary of Compass Electronics Solutions, a current Compass Group portfolio company.

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Compass Group Announces New Director and CFO

Compass Group Equity Partners is pleased to announce the addition of Bobby Bryan in the role of Director and CFO. Mr. Bryan will join as a member of the investment team, as well as provide support to the firm and portfolio in the areas of finance, operations, and compliance.

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Podiatry Growth Partners Expands Columbus Presence

Podiatry Growth Partners, a leading management and growth partner to podiatry clinics, announced strategic partnerships with Step Lively Foot and Ankle Centers and Feet First Podiatry, two leading podiatry practices in Columbus, Ohio.

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Compass Group Invests in Spinal Implant Distributor

Compass Group Equity Partners announced a strategic partnership with New Age Medical, a leading value-add distributor of spinal implants and orthopedic products to ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, and hospital systems throughout the Midwest.

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Podiatry Growth Partners Adds Leading Columbus Practice

Podiatry Growth Partners, a leading management and growth partner to podiatry clinics throughout the country, today announced a strategic partnership with Foot and Ankle Specialists of Central Ohio, the largest podiatry practice in Columbus, Ohio.

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Compass Group’s John Huhn Featured on Deal-by-Deal

Managing Partner John Huhn discusses the independent sponsor model and his approach to finding deals with host Rebecca Brophy and McGuireWoods Partner, Jon Finger. “Deal-by-Deal," a podcast brought to you by McGuireWoods, explores middle-market M&A with independent sponsors and other private equity professionals who employ the independent sponsor model.

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Podiatry Growth Partners Expands Footprint in Denver

Podiatry Growth Partners announced a strategic partnership with The Center for Foot and Ankle Care in Denver, a prominent Denver-based podiatry practice. The Center for Foot and Ankle Care will affiliate with the Company’s Podiatry Associates practice, the leading provider of foot and ankle care in the state of Colorado.

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Podiatry Growth Partners Makes Key Partnership in Louisville

Podiatry Growth Partners announced a strategic partnership with Kentucky/Indiana Foot and Ankle Specialists, the largest and most prominent podiatry practice in metropolitan Louisville. Led by Dr. Syed Khader, KYINFAS’s twenty providers have served Louisville-area patients for over 12 years.

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Compass Group Equity Partners Expands St. Louis Team

Private investment firm Compass Group Equity Partners (CGEP) welcomes Vice President Ryan Roepke and Associates Kevin Pavlacic and Mason Oberg. “Our current successes are a direct result of investing in great people,” said Managing Partner John Huhn. “A growing portfolio necessitates a growing organization, and we’re excited to have these new team members join the firm.”

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Compass Group Equity Partners Invests in Sunpro Solar, a National Leader in Residential Solar

Sunpro Solar, a top five U.S. residential solar provider, announced today it secured investments from Compass Group Equity Partners, MGG Investment Group, LP (“MGG”), TGP Investments, and Millstone Capital Advisors. Based in New Orleans, Sunpro Solar operates in 16 states and was ranked No. 372 on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies for 2020.

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Our Newest Platform, Podiatry Growth Partners, Secures Funding While Also Landing a Strategic Partnership With Colorado’s Leading Podiatry Practice

PGP, the emerging leader in podiatry practice management, provides podiatrists with an attractive partnership by reducing administrative burden, enhancing supplier purchasing leverage, and providing capital to invest in new equipment and ancillary services.

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Meet Our Summer Analysts

During these uncertain times, many have a desire to return to “normal.” Having room to spread out with a limited number of staff allows us to be back in the office and proceed as planned. As such, Compass Group is pleased to continue its tradition with the recent arrival of these top-notch students for the summer season.

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Management Purchases Tipton Mills From Compass Group

Compass Group Equity Partners has announced its successful exit and recent sale of Tipton Mills to the company’s current Management Team. This exit highlights Compass Group’s investment strategy of partnering with management teams to build market-leading companies in growth industries.

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Compass Group Completes Brand Launch of Compass Electronics Solutions

Compass Group Equity Partners ("Compass Group”) recently launched their new platform brand, Compass Electronics Solutions (“CES”). CES is the premier partner for connected device design, development, manufacturing and support for today's most innovative products. The CES platform brings together the capabilities necessary to support OEMs at any stage in the product lifecycle of electronic devices.

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Compass Group Announces Launch of CareVet Platform

Compass Group recently announced the launch of its veterinary practice management group, CareVet, formed to build a network of best-in-class veterinary hospitals. Primarily targeting middle-America locations, CareVet is focused on veterinary hospitals that are staples of their community and have a record of stability.

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Compass Electronics Group Acquires Protech Global Solutions

Compass Electronics Group, a portfolio company of Compass Group Equity Partners, has announced the recent acquisition of El Paso, Texas-based electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and third-party logistics solutions provider Protech Global Solutions (“Protech”).

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Compass Group Announces Formation of Compass Electronics Group

Compass Group Equity Partners (“Compass Group”), a private equity firm that specializes in acquiring and building lower-to-middle-market companies, today announced the formation of a new holding company: Compass Electronics Group (“CEG”).

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Compass Group Acquires EPIC Systems

Compass Group Equity Partners (“Compass Group”) recently acquired St. Louis, Missouri-based EPIC Systems, Inc., through a newly formed entity, EPIC Systems Group, LLC. EPIC Systems is an experienced multi-discipline process engineering company, industrial automation engineering, and fabrication firm.

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Tipton Mills Acquires Lake Country Foods

Tipton Mills, a portfolio company of Compass Group Equity Partners, has announced the recent acquisition of Lake Country Foods, a contract manufacturer providing blending, agglomeration, and packaging services for manufacturers of dry powder, sports nutrition, general nutrition and meal replacement beverages.

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Compass Group Acquires Logic PD

Compass Group Equity Partners (“Compass Group”) recently acquired Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Logic PD, Inc. (“Logic”). Logic designs and develops embedded and connected devices serving the aerospace, defense, control and automation, Internet of Things (IoT), and medical/life sciences markets.

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Compass Group Acquires Manufactured Assemblies Corporation

Compass Group Equity Partners (“Compass Group”), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, recently acquired Vandalia, Ohio-based Manufactured Assemblies Corporation (“MAC”). MAC is a leading manufacturer of custom cable assemblies, wire harnesses, and kiosks for large and small OEMs.

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