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April 20, 2004
Investment Group Led By Castle Harlan Completes Sale of Verdugt Salts Business To CVC Capital

NEW YORK, April 20, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, said today that an investment group it led had completed the sale of Verdugt, B.V., the world's largest manufacturer and global marketer of organic acid…

March 01, 2004
American Achievement Corporation Announces Expected Offering Of Debt Securities

AUSTIN, TX - March 1, 2004 - American Achievement Corporation ("American Achievement" or "the Company") today announced that it expects to commence an offering under Rule 144A and Regulation S of $150 million principal amount of senior subordinated notes due…

February 24, 2004
American Achievement Corporation Commences Tender Offer And Consent Solicitation For Outstanding 11 5/8% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2007

AUSTIN, TX-February 24, 2004 - American Achievement Corporation (the "Company"), one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of class rings, yearbooks, graduation products, achievement publications and recognition and affinity jewelry in the United States, announced today that it has commenced…

February 17, 2004
Investment Group Led By Castle Harlan Agrees To Sell Verdugt Salts Business To CVC Capital Partners

NEW YORK, February 17, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading New York private-equity investment firm, announced today that it and other investors had agreed to sell Verdugt B.V., the world's largest manufacturer and global marketer of organic acid salts…

February 02, 2004
Castle Harlan Wins Awards For Acquisition Of Austar

NEW YORK, February 2, 2004 - Castle Harlan Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, reported today it had received two awards for its role in the acquisition of Austar United Communications, Inc., the leading provider of satellite pay television…

February 02, 2004
Castle Harlan Wins Awards For Acquisition Of Austar

NEW YORK, February 2, 2004 - Castle Harlan Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, reported today it had received two awards for its role in the acquisition of Austar United Communications, Inc., the leading provider of satellite pay television…

January 27, 2004
Castle Harlan Signs Agreement To Sell American Achievement

NEW YORK, January 27, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had signed a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company, American Achievement Corporation, a leader in the manufacture and sale of high…

January 27, 2004
Castle Harlan Signs Agreement To Sell American Achievement

NEW YORK, January 27, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had signed a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company, American Achievement Corporation, a leader in the manufacture and sale of high…

January 27, 2004
Castle Harlan Signs Agreement To Sell American Achievement

NEW YORK, January 27, 2004 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private-equity investment firm, announced today it had signed a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company, American Achievement Corporation, a leader in the manufacture and sale of high…

September 23, 2003
Castle Harlan Announces It Has Closed Its Fourth Fund With $1.163 Billion

NEW YORK, September 23, 2003 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today it has completed raising its fourth private-equity investment fund, Castle Harlan Partners IV, with capital commitments of $1.163 billion. The new fund is substantially…

April 22, 2003
Castle Harlan Affiliate Acquires Majority Stake In Australian Satellite TV Company; Offer for Balance of Public Shares to Begin Soon

SYDNEY, April 22, 2003 -- Australian private-equity investment firm Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Pty. Ltd. (CHAMP) announced today that the CHAMP I funds have completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Austar United Communications Limited (Austar) (ASX:AUN.AX), in…

April 22, 2003
Castle Harlan Affiliate Acquires Majority Stake In Australian Satellite TV Company; Offer for Balance of Public Shares to Begin Soon

SYDNEY, April 22, 2003 -- Australian private-equity investment firm Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Pty. Ltd. (CHAMP) announced today that the CHAMP I funds have completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Austar United Communications Limited (Austar) (ASX:AUN.AX), in…

April 15, 2003
Castle Harlan Fund Acquires Leading Maker Of Automotive Roof Racks, Towing Systems

NEW YORK, April 15, 2003 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, and Advanced Accessory Systems, LLC, (AAS) the leading manufacturer of automotive roof racks and towing systems in North America and Europe, announced today that a private-equity…

January 09, 2003
Castle Harlan Acquires Leading Company Producing Industrial Marking Devices

NEW YORK, January 9, 2003 - New York merchant bank Castle Harlan, Inc., announced today it had acquired Technifor, S.A., a global leader in the manufacture of marking devices for permanent product identification and tracing in a variety of industrial…

December 22, 2002
Castle Harlan Affiliate To Acquire Stake In Australian Satellite TV Company

SYDNEY, December 22, 2002 -- Australian private-equity investment firm Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Pty. Ltd. (CHAMP) announced that it is sponsoring, on behalf of the CHAMP I funds, a plan of reorganization for United Australia Pacific, Inc. (UAP), which…

December 22, 2002
Castle Harlan Affiliate To Acquire Stake In Australian Satellite TV Company

SYDNEY, December 22, 2002 -- Australian private-equity investment firm Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners Pty. Ltd. (CHAMP) announced that it is sponsoring, on behalf of the CHAMP I funds, a plan of reorganization for United Australia Pacific, Inc. (UAP), which…

December 11, 2002
Castle Harlan Affiliate Acquires a Leading Diaper And Adult Incontinence Company In Australia

NEW YORK, December 11, 2002 - Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York-based private-equity investment firm, announced today that its Australian affiliate had completed the purchase of Australian Pacific Paper Products (APPP) from DSG International Limited (NasdaqNM: DSGIF) in a transaction…

September 16, 2002
Castle Harlan Agrees to Sell Ion Track to GE; Leader in Trace Substance Detection

GE Industrial Systems, a division of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), and Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York merchant bank, announced today they have signed an agreement under which GE will acquire Ion Track, Inc. Ion Track is a leading…

July 25, 2002
Morton's Reports Completion Of Merger with Castle Harlan

New Hyde Park, NY, July 25, 2002 - Morton's Restaurant Group (NYSE:MRG) today reported that it had completed its previously announced merger with affiliates of Castle Harlan. Allen J. Bernstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of Morton's said, "We are…

July 01, 2002
Carret Announces Acquisition Of Manchester Capital Corp.

New York, July 1, 2002 - Carret and Company, the New York-based money-management firm, announced today that it had acquired Manchester Capital Corporation, a New York money-management firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The two firms have very…

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