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Leon Black’s Phaidon Buys Artspace, an Online Art Market

August 14, 2014

Leon D. Black is known for striking bold acquisitions through the private equity firm he runs, Apollo Global Management. But the deal-making extends to his extracurricular activities as well. Phaidon, a publisher of fine art books that Mr. Black owns personally, said on Thursday that it had agreed to buy […]

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Ouchless Needle Maker Sold to Cleveland-based Medical Device Firm Gebauer Co.

October 16, 2013

BellaNovus Development Co. LLC, maker of the Ouchless Needle, has been sold to Cleveland-based medical device firm Gebauer Co. The deal was finalized last week, according to BellaNovus chief operating officer Peter Resnik. Resnik also is managing director of consulting firm Tocqueville Ventures LLC and operating director at private-equity firm […]

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Louisville Distilling Co. Breaks Ground on New Angel’s Envy Distillery in Downtown Louisville

July 9, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BUSINESS WIRE) Louisville Distilling Co. LLC, producers of the highly celebrated Angel’s Envy bourbon, announced today that it will construct a new state-of-the-art distillery and brand experience center in downtown Louisville. The company has concluded a deal with the State of Kentucky for the purchase of property on […]

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Industrial Services of America, Inc. Announces Changes to the Board and Management

May 7, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BUSINESS WIRE) Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA), a company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities for domestic users and export markets and offers programs and equipment to help businesses manage waste, today announced changes to the corporate governance structure […]

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Industrial Services of America, Inc. Announces Exclusive Management Contract with Blue Equity, LLC

April 1, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BUSINESS WIRE) Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA), a company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities for domestic users and export markets, and offers programs and equipment to help businesses manage waste, today announced that it has entered into a management […]

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Blue Equity to Manage ISA

April 1, 2013

Louisville-based Blue Equity LLC has entered a management agreement with Louisville-based Industrial Services of America Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA). Blue Equity will begin managing the company today, working with its existing team to review operations and identify opportunities for growth, a news release said. Industrial Services of America is a scrap-recycling […]

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Blue Equity Announces Management Contract with ISA

April 1, 2013

Louisville-based Blue Equity, LLC announced today that Blue Equity has entered into a management agreement with Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA). Effective April 1, 2013, Blue Equity will commence management oversight of Industrial Services of America, Inc. (“ISA”) including working with ISA’s existing team to review operations and […]

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Industrial Services of America, Inc. Announces Exclusive Management Contract with Blue Equity, LLC

April 1, 2013

Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA), a company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities for domestic users and export markets, and offers programs and equipment to help businesses manage waste, today announced that it has entered into a management agreement with Louisville-based […]

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Blue Equity Announces Closed Transaction with The Rubis Group

January 3, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Louisville-based Blue Equity, LLC announced today that Blue Equity has closed a transaction with the Rubis Group (NYSE Euronext Paris:RUI) for the sale of The Antilles Group Limited (“TAG”), the licensed user of Shell brands in the country of Jamaica. The […]

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Executive Lounge: An Interview with Jonathan Blue

December 19, 2012

Jonathan Blue is Managing Director and Chairman at Blue Equity, LLC. He oversees all acquisitions, organic growth and ultimate liquidity events for several additional Blue Equity portfolio companies including the successful roll-up and sale of the nation’s largest Spanish directory publications to Telmex International. Prior to founding Blue Equity in 2004, he served as […]

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