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June 03, 2002
Denman Zirkle Named CEO Of Carret and Company

New York, June 3, 2002 - Carret and Company, Inc., the New York-based money-management firm, announced today the appointment of W. Denman Zirkle as its chief executive officer. Founded in 1963, the firm currently has approximately $2 billion in assets…

March 27, 2002
Morton's Restaurant Group Announces Definitive Merger Agreement To Be Acquired For $12.60 Per Share; Castle Harlan, Inc. To Lead Buyout

New Hyde Park, NY, March 27, 2002 - Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NYSE:MRG) announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Morton's by an affiliate of Castle Harlan, Inc., a New York…

January 07, 2002
Australian Affiliate of Castle Harlan Completes Purchase of Bradken Group

New York, January 7, 2002 - Castle Harlan, Inc. the New York-based private equity investment firm, announced today that its Australian affiliate had completed the purchase of the Bradken group from the Smorgon Steel Company in a transaction valued at…

November 13, 2001
Statia Terminals Group N.V. to Sell Subsidiaries to Kaneb Pipe Line Partners

Public Shareholders to Receive $18 per Share Tumbledown Dick Bay, St. Eustatius, N.A. November 13, 2001 - Marine terminal operator Statia Terminals Group N.V. ("Statia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:STNV) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement under…

October 17, 2001
Despite Terrorist Attacks, Castle Harlan Closes Sale Of Worldwide Flight Services To French Company

New York, October 17, 2001 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based merchant bank, announced today that it had completed the sale of Worldwide Flight Services of Fort Worth, Texas, the world's leading independent provider of ground services to the…

August 22, 2001
Two New York Buyout Firms Complete Purchase Of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants

New York, August 22, 2001 - Two New York-based private equity investment firms, Castle Harlan, Inc., and Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill and Co., Inc. (BRS), announced today they had completed their purchase of McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurants from Avado Brands,…

June 28, 2001
Universal Compression Announces Pricing of Public Equity Offering

Houston, June 28, 2001 - Universal Compression Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UCO) today announced its public offering of 4.0 million shares of its common stock at a price of $28.50 per share, consisting of 1.33 million shares offered by the Company…

June 08, 2001
Two Buyout Firms Agree to Acquire McCormick & Schmick's Restaurants

NEW YORK, June 8, 2001 - Two New York-based private equity investment firms, Castle Harlan, Inc., and Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill and Co., Inc. (BRS), announced today they had jointly signed an agreement to buy McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurants from…

April 03, 2001
Castle Harlan Portfolio Company Completes Major Acquisition

NEW YORK, April 3, 2001 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based merchant bank, announced today that Commemorative Brands Holding Corp., one of the nation's leaders in class rings and yearbooks, has acquired Educational Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of…

December 19, 2000
Castle Harlan Purchases Leading Maker Of Specialty Packaging For Frozen Foods

NEW YORK, December 19, 2000 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Associated Packaging Enterprises, Inc. (APEI), a leading manufacturer of specialty packaging for frozen foods. Terms of…

November 14, 2000
Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Acquires Sheridan Australia's Worldwide Bed and Bath Linen Business

NEW YORK, November 14, 2000 - Castle Harlan, Inc., manager of the Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Worldwide funds, together with the funds managed by Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Pty. Limited (CHAMP) and management of Sheridan Australia Pty. Limited,…

May 03, 2000
Castle Harlan Fund Buys Gravograph, World Leader in Engraving Industry

NEW YORK, May 3, 2000 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today the acquisition of Gravograph Industrie International, the world's leading maker and seller of machines, accessories and materials used in the engraving industry. The transaction…

February 25, 2000
Statia Terminals Announces First Quarter Distribution is Unlikely Due to Adverse Oil Market Conditions

ST. EUSTATIUS, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES, February 25, 2000 - Statia Terminals Group N.V. ("Statia" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: STNV) announced today that it is continuing to be affected by the high market price of crude oil and the uncertainty surrounding future…

February 14, 2000
Castle Harlan Completes Purchase Of Leading Yearbook Publisher

NEW YORK, February 14, 2000 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, said today it had completed the acquisition of Taylor Publishing Company, one of the nation's leading publishers of high school and college yearbooks, from Insilco Holding…

January 25, 2000
Castle Harlan Acquires Producer Of Explosive, Narcotics Detectors

NEW YORK, January 25, 2000 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, said today that it has joined with the senior management of Ion Track Instruments (ITI) to purchase the company, the world's leading manufacturer of instruments that…

January 13, 2000
Castle Harlan And Management Consolidate Case Distributorships

NEW YORK, January 13, 2000 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today the formation of Equipment Support Services, Inc., with the purchase by Castle Harlan and management of four distributorships of Case Corp. construction equipment. The…

December 20, 1999
Castle Harlan Fund Acquires Leading Yearbook Publisher

NEW YORK, December 20, 1999 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today it had reached a definitive agreement with Insilco Holding Co. to acquire Insilco's subsidiary, Taylor Publishing Company, one of the nation's leading publishers of…

November 15, 1999
Castle Harlan Announces Purchase of AdobeAir

 NEW YORK, November 3, 1999 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, said today a private equity investment fund it manages had completed the acquisition of AdobeAir, Inc., one of the nation's leading manufacturers of evaporative coolers and…

November 15, 1999
Castle Harlan Announces Purchase Of West Coast Restaurant Chain

NEW YORK, November 15, 1999 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today it had acquired Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery, a chain of family restaurants best known for its freshly baked pies, in a transaction valued…

October 20, 1999
Castle Harlan Announces Australasian Buyout Partnership With Private Equity Firm In Australia

NEW YORK, October 20, 1999 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today it had agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in the business of private equity manager Australian Mezzanine Investments Pty. Limited (AMIL) in order…

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