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October 13, 1997
Matrix Global Investments Acquires Carret and Company

NEW YORK, October 13, 1997 -- Matrix Global Investments, an operating company in the investment management business that was recently capitalized by New York merchant bank Castle Harlan, Inc., announced today the acquisition of Carret and Company, a money management…

September 03, 1997
Castle Harlan Commits $60 Million To Firm Investing In Money Managers

NEW YORK, September 3, -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today its sponsorship of Matrix Global Investment, Inc., a new company that is being capitalized at $60 million to invest in money management firms. Castle Harlan…

June 24, 1997
Castle Harlan Partners III Acquires Charlie Brown's Restaurants

NEW YORK, June 24 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that Castle Harlan Partners III has acquired Charlie Brown's, Inc., a restaurant company that operates in New Jersey and suburban New York, for $50.4 million…

March 10, 1997
Castle Harlan Completes Sale Of Restaurant Group

NEW YORK, March 10 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that it had completed the sale of McCormick & Schmick's restaurants of Portland, Oregon, to Apple South, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM:APSO), a large restaurant company based in…

March 03, 1997
Castle Harlan, Inc. Raises New $610 Million Investment Fund

NEW YORK, March 3, 1997 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today the closing of its third private equity investment partnership with commitments of $610 million. The investors include public and private pension funds, private foundations,…

February 11, 1997
Castle Harlan Fund Buys Stake In Synthetic Diamond Company

NEW YORK, February 11, 1997 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, reported today that an investment fund it manages had bought a 60 percent interest in U.S. Synthetic Corporation, the world's largest independent manufacturer of synthetic diamonds…

February 06, 1997
Castle Harlan Announces Sale Of Oregon Restaurant Company

NEW YORK, February 6, 1997-Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today it had signed an agreement to sell McCormick & Schmick's restaurants of Portland, Oregon, to Apple South, Inc. (NASDAQ/NM:APSO), a large restaurant company based in Madison,…

December 17, 1996
Castle Harlan Partnership Completes Acquisition Of Balfour and ArtCarved Class Ring Businesses

NEW YORK, December 17 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that an investment partnership it manages had completed the purchase of two businesses that make and market school rings for college and high school students…

December 02, 1996
Castle Harlan Fund Completes Purchase of Statia Terminals

NEW YORK, December 2 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that an investment fund it manages had completed the purchase, with management, of the Statia group of marine terminal companies from Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX)…

November 07, 1996
Company Owned By Castle Harlan Agrees To Make Acquisition

NEW YORK, November 7 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that its portfolio company, MAG Aerospace Industries, Inc., had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aero-design Technology, Inc., in a transaction valued at approximately $12…

November 07, 1996
Castle Harlan Announces Sale of Smarte Carte

NEW YORK, November 7 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today the sale of its interest in Smarte Carte Corporation, the world's leading airport baggage cart and locker services company, to Haas Wheat & Partners, a…

October 24, 1996
Castle Harlan Investment Group Buys Tradesco Mold Limited

NEW YORK, October 24, 1996 -- Harlan, Inc. the New York merchant bank, announced today that its investment partnership, Castle Harlan Partners H, L.P., had acquired a controlling equity interest in Tradesco Mold Limited, the leading North American manufacturer of…

September 25, 1996
Castle Harlan Agrees To Acquire Praxair's Marine Terminal Companies

NEW YORK, September 25, 1996 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that an investment partnership it manages had agreed to buy, in conjunction with management, the Statia group of marine terminal companies from Praxair, Inc.…

May 23, 1996
Castle Harlan Investment Group Agrees to Acquire Balfour and ArtCarved Class Ring Businesses

NEW YORK, May 23 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today that its investment partnership, Castle Harlan Partners II, L.P., through a newly-formed company, Class Rings, Inc., has signed agreements to acquire and combine businesses that…

April 29, 1996
Castle Harlan Fund Completes Sale Of INDSPEC to Occidental Petroleum

NEW YORK, April 29 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, said today that an affiliated investment partnership had completed the previously announced sale of its stake in INDSPEC Chemical Corporation to Occidental Petroleum Corp. as part of…

April 26, 1993
Castle Harlan Announces Closing Of $254 Million Investment Fund

NEW YORK, April 26 -- Castle Harlan Inc., the New York-based merchant bank, announced today the closing of its new investment fund, Castle Harlan Partners II, L.P., with commitments from limited partners of $254 million. John Castle, chairman of Castle…

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