July 17, 2014
The Westchester, New York chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth hosted Peter Hicks, Managing Director of the Linx New York Office, to participate as a panel member with other select leaders of private equity firms in the New York area to discuss viewpoints on topics relevant to deal making in the middle market. The panel addressed various subjects including each firm’s approach to investing, opinions on the current transaction environment and the challenges that lie ahead in private equity.
July 14, 2014
Linx Partners, LLC announced the acquisition of Transpro Burgener, based in Fort Collins, CO. The Company is a provider of bulk material hauling services, specializing in energy, infrastructure and industrial transport throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
May 12, 2014
Linx Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Grammer Transport Holdings, Inc., a Grammer, Indiana based hauler of anhydrous ammonia and other bulk hazardous materials, acquired Select Transport, Inc., a Montpelier, Ohio based propane trucking company. This acquisition further expands Grammer’s presence in the Midwest and significantly increases Grammer’s operating capacity.
March 13, 2014
Linx Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that CEO of Grammer Industries, Inc., Mr. Charles "Shorty" Whittington testified on March 6, 2014 before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce at the hearing entitled "Benefits of and Challenges to Energy Access in the 21st Century: Fuel Supply and Infrastructure." Mr. Whittington testified on behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA) and the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC). Grammer Industries is a leading provider of logistics and hauling services, specializing in transporting anhydrous ammonia and other bulk hazardous materials in the eastern United States.
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February 20, 2014
Linx Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that Grammer Industries, Inc. was recently voted as one of the 2014 top 20 fleets to drive for in North America by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge. The Grammer team will receive the award at the annual TCA Convention, being held March 23-26 in Dallas, TX. Grammer Industries is a leading provider of logistics and hauling services, specializing in transporting anhydrous ammonia and other bulk hazardous materials in the eastern United States.
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December 19, 2013
Linx Partners, LLC announced the sale of Tidewater Equipment Company (“Tidewater”), a leading distributor and servicer of timber harvesting equipment and parts in the Southeast U.S., operating through 13 branch locations in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. As a result of the sale of Tidewater, there are no remaining portfolio companies in Linx Partners’ first fund.
November 15, 2013
Linx Partners, LLC announced the refinancing of ADS Logistics Company, Inc., repaying all $7 million of subordinated notes. ADS Logistics is a provider of trucking, warehouse and intermodal logistics services to the metals industry.
October 8, 2013
Linx Partners, LLC announced the acquisition of Reconstruction Experts, Inc., ("REI") a Denver-based company which provides a full range of specialized property services to homeowners associations (HOA) and other customers in occupied space environments through its eight locations in Colorado, Texas and California. REI will be the first portfolio company investment for the firm’s third fund, Linx Partners III, L.P. The Company fits the investment strategy for Linx Partners as it is an entrepreneurial-led industrial business providing niche client-focused services to the ever-growing HOA and occupied space market. The firm is excited to partner with the dynamic REI management team and is excited for the growth potential of the Company.
September 30, 2013
Linx Partners, LLC announced the refinancing of Grammer Industries, Inc., repaying $6.5 million of subordinated notes. Grammer Industries is a leading provider of logistics and hauling services, specializing in transporting anhydrous ammonia and other bulk hazardous materials in the eastern United States.
August 14, 2013
Linx Partners is pleased to announce that it has completed a first closing of Linx Partners III, L.P. ("Linx III"), with commitments of $69 million.
"We are extremely pleased to announce this initial close of our third fund," commented Linx Managing Partner and Founder, Babette Henagan. "Moreover, we are privileged to welcome back a number of our existing LPs from our previous funds."
Linx III, similar to predecessor funds, will continue to execute the strategy of being a disciplined value investor in the U.S. small buy-out industrial market. Linx, with its tenured senior investment team, focuses on being the first institutional investor in niche industrial companies looking for a change agent with annual revenues between approximately $20 million and $125 million. Linx III is targeting a total fund size of $200mm.
This first close marked the return of many LPs ranging from institutional investors, family offices and high net worth individuals. "This level of support and commitment by our LP-base, many of which have been with us for over ten years, represents a significant validation of our strategy, our model, and most notably our past fund performance," commented Linx Managing Partner and Founder, Peter Hicks. "We deeply appreciate the confidence our LPs have shown in us."
April 1, 2013
Linx is pleased to announce the marketing of Linx Partners III, L.P. We strive to be the partner of choice for profitable family and entrepreneur-led companies with annual revenues between $20 million and $125 million in need of a change agent. Similar to previous Linx funds, this Fund will continue to maintain a primary focus on investing in private companies servicing industrial manufacturing, business services and specialty distribution markets. Our initial target Fund size is $200 million, in aggregate.
For more information about Fund III, please contact Giny E. Mullins.
January 2, 2013
Giny E. Mullins and Mark R. Niznik have been named Managing Directors of Linx Partners. Giny is Chairman of the Board of Tidewater Equipment Company and a member of the Board of Directors of Gullett & Associates, Inc. Mark is a member of the Board of Directors of Metaltech Service Center, Inc. and Grammer Industries, Inc.
Joseph Daniel, of the Linx Atlanta office, and David Sawyer, of the Linx New York office, have both been named Associates of Linx Partners.
December 28, 2012
Linx Partners, LLC announced the sale of R. Thompson Trucking, Inc., a provider of bulk materials and waste hauling services based in Concord, Virginia.
In addition, Linx Partners, LLC has acquired Gullett & Associates, Inc. Gullett is a leading provider of oil and gas pipeline services in the Gulf Coast and southeastern United States.
November 26, 2012
Linx Partners, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Cimarron Energy Inc., based in Oklahoma. Cimarron is a national designer, manufacturer and marketer of energy production and environmental equipment.
October 30, 2012
Linx Partners, LLC announced the acquisition of Grammer Industries, Inc., a leading provider of logistics and hauling services, specializing in transporting anhydrous ammonia and other bulk hazardous materials in the eastern United States.