Vestar News

Roland Foods Acquires Albert Uster Imports

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Roland Foods, LLC (“Roland Foods”), a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners, has closed the acquisition of Albert Uster Imports, Inc. (“AUI”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, AUI has been a leading importer of specialty pastry, bakery, and confectionary products to professional chefs and bakers forRead more…

Healthgrades Acquires Influence Health

San Francisco, CA (Jan. 8, 2019) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, announced it has acquired Influence Health at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference today. The acquisition will enhance Healthgrades’ ability to deliver the most comprehensive suite of digital services to its combined installed base of healthRead more…

Civitas Solutions Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement to Be Acquired by Centerbridge for $17.75 Per Share in Cash

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Civitas Solutions, Inc. (“Civitas” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CIVI) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (“Centerbridge”). Under the terms of the agreement, Centerbridge will acquire all outstanding shares of Civitas common stock for $17.75 in cash per shareRead more…

Vestar Capital Partners to Lead New Investment in IRI

New York, NY – November 15, 2018 – New Mountain Capital (“New Mountain”) and Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement through which Vestar will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc. (“IRI”). IRI has been a New Mountain portfolio company since 2011. Terms of the agreement, which is expectedRead more…

Quest Analytics Acquires BetterDoctor

Quest Analytics Acquires BetterDoctor to Create First Health Plan Platform to Ensure Network Adequacy, Provider Data Accuracy and Improved Member Experience

Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital Partners Agree to Sell Hearthside Food Solutions

Hearthside is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent bakery and a full-service contract manufacturer of high quality, grain-based food and snack products for many of the world’s leading premier brands

Vestar Promotes Nikhil Bhat to Principal

Vestar Promotes Nikhil Bhat to Principal

Vestar’s Norman Alpert Featured in WSJ Pro Private Equity

In Their Own Words With Vestar’s Norman Alpert

Vestar Capital Partners to Acquire Nonni’s

Vestar to acquire Nonni’s

Vestar Announces Sale of Institutional Shareholder Services for $720 million

Vestar sells ISS for $720 million

Vestar Capital Partners Acquires Quest Analytics

Quest is a leader in health plan provider network management software and services

Edward Don & Company Announces Investment by Vestar Capital Partners

Vestar signs deal to invest in the world’s leading distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies

Vestar Promotes Stephens, Funk, Williams

John Stephens Named Co-Head of Business Services and Industrial Products; Ben Funk Promoted to Vice President; Jonathan Williams Promoted to Senior Associate

Vestar-owned Roland Foods Receives $125 Million Minority Investment

Roland receives $125 million minority investment; Vestar retains majority stake

ISS Announces Acquisition of IW Financial

Acquisition Will Help Meet Growing Demand of Investment Management Community for ESG Data and Insights