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January 13, 2006
Private Equity Firm Castle Harlan Buys Companies You've Never Heard Of

Private equity investing is one of the hottest games in town, and Castle Harlan is one of its most respected players. The firm, founded by John Castle and Leonard Harlan in 1987, has acquired 47 companies with a total value…

December 12, 2005
Castle Harlan Wins Award For Purchase of Polypipe

NEW YORK, December 12, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading New York private equity investment firm, has won the award for the 2005 International/Cross Border Deal of the Year for its acquisition of Polypipe Group, a major supplier of…

November 02, 2005
Castle Harlan Names Appel To Post of Vice Chairman

NEW YORK, November 2, 2005 -- Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading New York-based private equity firm, announced today the appointment of Gary Appel, who has more than two decades of experience as a private equity investor, to the position of…

September 22, 2005
Castle Harlan Completes Purchase Of Perkins Family Restaurants

NEW YORK, September 22, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based private equity investment firm, announced today it had completed the acquisition of The Restaurant Company (TRC), the operator and franchisor of 483 family restaurants under the Perkins Restaurant…

September 06, 2005
Castle Harlan Agrees To Buy Perkins Family Restaurants

NEW YORK, September 6, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based private-equity investment firm, announced today it had agreed to acquire The Restaurant Company (TRC), operator and franchisor of 483 family restaurants under the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery name.…

September 05, 2005
Castle Harlan Buys Polypipe Group, U.K. Leader in Plastic Pipe Systems

NEW YORK, September 5, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading New York-based private equity investment firm, announced today its investment fund, Castle Harlan Partners IV L.P. (CHPIV), has acquired the Polypipe Group, a leading supplier of plastic pipe systems…

August 02, 2005
Castle Harlan and CHAMP, Its Australian Affiliate, Close On A$950 million for CHAMP II Funds

NEW YORK, August 2, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private equity investment firm, announced today that it and CHAMP, its Australian affiliate, had raised new investment funds with aggregate commitments of A$950 million (US$730 million), making the…

June 20, 2005
Castle Harlan Australian Affiliate Sells Disposable Diaper Company

New York, June 20, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private equity investment firm, announced today that its Australian affiliate, CHAMP, has sold Australian Pacific Paper Products (APPP), Australia's second largest manufacturer of disposable diapers. The transaction was…

March 07, 2005
Castle Harlan Completes Sale Of Charlie Brown's to Trimaran

NEW YORK, March 7, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had completed the sale of Charlie Brown's, the New Jersey-based family steakhouse chain, to Trimaran Capital Partners, also a New York private-equity…

February 03, 2005
Alan Johnson Named President, CEO Of Advanced Accessory Systems

NEW YORK, January 20, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had reached a definitive agreement to sell Charlie Brown's, the New Jersey-based family steakhouse chain, to Trimaran Capital Partners, also a New…

January 27, 2005
Castle Harlan's Australian Affiliate CHAMP Acquires Leading Energy Services Company

NEW YORK, January 27, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private equity investment firm, announced today that CHAMP, its Australian affiliate, had acquired the businesses and assets of the Energy Services subsidiary of Ion, Ltd., an auto-parts manufacturer…

January 20, 2005
Castle Harlan Agrees to Sell Charlie Brown's to Trimaran

NEW YORK, January 20, 2005 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had reached a definitive agreement to sell Charlie Brown's, the New Jersey-based family steakhouse chain, to Trimaran Capital Partners, also a New…

October 21, 2004
Castle Harlan Australian Affiliate and Other Investors Complete Sale of Drug, Health and Beauty-aid Retailer

NEW YORK, October 21, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based private-equity investment firm, announced today that a group of investors, including its Australian affiliate, CHAMP (Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners), has sold New Price Retail, a leading pharmaceutical,…

August 24, 2004
Shares in Bradken, Owned by Castle Harlan Affiliate, Begin Public Trading on Australian Stock Exchange

NEW YORK, August 24, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today that shares in Bradken Ltd, a manufacturer of mining and rail products owned by its Australian affiliate CHAMP, has begun trading publicly on…

August 09, 2004
Bradken Prospectus Lodged

Bradken Limited today announced it has lodged a prospectus for a revised initial public offering (IPO) with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The offer price is fixed at $2.40 per share and the offer has been fully underwritten…

July 08, 2004
Castle Harlan Completes Acquisition Of Puerto Rican Burger King Chain

NEW YORK, July 8, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Caribbean Restaurants LLC (CRI), operator of 165 Burger King restaurants in Puerto Rico. CRI is the market…

July 08, 2004
Castle Harlan Purchases Horizon Lines, Major U.S. Container Shipping Company

NEW YORK, July 8, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had completed the purchase of Horizon Lines Holding Corp., one of the largest U.S. container shipping companies, in a transaction valued at…

July 07, 2004
Castle Harlan Completes Purchase of Ames True Temper For $380 Million

NEW YORK, July 7, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Ames True Temper, a leading manufacturer and global marketer of lawn and garden tools and accessories. The…

June 08, 2004
Castle Harlan Signs Agreement To Buy Ames True Temper For $380 million

NEW YORK, June 8, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ames True Temper, a leading manufacturer and global marketer of lawn and garden tools and…

June 02, 2004
Castle Harlan Australian Affiliate CHAMP Completes Sale Of Penrice Soda

NEW YORK, June 2, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today that its Australian affiliate, CHAMP, had sold Penrice Soda Products Pty. Ltd., to two Australian private-equity firms for A$110 million (approximately US$78 million).…

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