Envision Pharma acquires ProScribe

Halifax-backed Envision Pharma expands into Asia-Pacific via ProScribe Acquisition WASHINGTON, DC & HORSHAM, UK – February 5, 2014 – Envision Pharma Group, a global technology and scientific communication company, announced today that it has acquired Queensland, Australia-based ProScribe, a medical writing company.  The acquisition will be Envision’s first in the Asia-Pacific region.  Terms of the transaction… Read more »


Halifax Announces the Sale of PJ United

Marks Successful Exit of the Largest Franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza WASHINGTON, DC – January 9, 2014 – The Halifax Group, a leading private equity firm that partners with management to invest in growing entrepreneurial companies, announced today that it has sold PJ United to management and TPG Growth.  Terms of the sale were not disclosed.  PJ United is… Read more »


Halifax Partners With Management to Recapitalize Golden State Overnight

Provider of Overnight Delivery Services Primed for Growth DALLAS, TX — January 8, 2014  —  Leading private equity firm The Halifax Group (“Halifax”) announced today that it partnered with senior management to recapitalize Golden State Overnight (“GSO”). GSO is a leading regional provider of overnight delivery services to every address in California and metropolitan regions of Nevada and… Read more »


XLA Wins Contractor of the Year Award

XLA is honored and thrilled to announce our award of Contractor of the Year ($25 million to $75 million) at the 11th annual Greater Washington Government Contractor (GovCon) awards. The GovCon awards is the premier awards program honoring the leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence of the individuals and businesses in the region’s government contracting… Read more »


Halifax Group Portfolio Company Animal Supply Company Completes Three Acquisitions in the Third Quarter

Halifax Builds the First Nationwide Platform in Independent Pet Distribution DALLAS, TX —  October 21, 2013  —  The Halifax Group (“Halifax”) announced today that Animal Supply Company (“Animal Supply”), one of the nation’s leading pet food and supply distributors, has completed three more acquisitions since July.  Animal Supply now covers more than 40 states, represents over 300 pet product manufacturers… Read more »


Animal Supply Company Names George Ristevski as CEO

SEATTLE, WA   —  October 7, 2013  —  Animal Supply Company, the trusted leader in pet food and supplies distribution, today named George Ristevski as Animal Supply’s Chief Executive Officer, effective October 7.  Mr. Ristevski brings more than 30 years of relevant business leadership experience in a variety ofindustries. “We welcome George’s experience and leadership to the Animal Supply family,”… Read more »


Interim HealthCare CEO Gilmartin Joins International Franchise Association Board Of Directors

SUNRISE, Fla. – September 30, 2013 – Interim HealthCare Inc. announced today that President and CEO Kathleen Gilmartin has been elected to the International Franchise Association Board of Directors. She is one of 7 new members and will begin her term following the 54th IFA Annual Convention in February 2014. The Board is comprised of 24 members and… Read more »


Interim Healthcare Goes Global

U. S. Home Health and Hospice Franchise Expands Internationally with Acquisition of UK-Based Bluebird Care Franchises Limited   SUNRISE, FL — September 17, 2013 — Interim HealthCare Inc. a national network of home care, hospice and health staffing franchises founded in 1966 and known for its continuum of care in the United States, has gone global with the… Read more »


Halifax Teams with Management to Acquire Envision
Pharma, Inc.

WASHINGTON, DC — June 18, 2013 — The Halifax Group (“Halifax”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Envision Pharma, Inc. (“Envision”) from a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Co.  Envision is an innovative global technology and scientific communication company focused on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.  Halifax partnered with management to provide…


Animal Supply and Summit Pet Join Forces

SEATTLE, WA — January 7, 2013 —  Animal Supply Company announced today that Greensboro, North Carolina based Summit Pet Product Distributors has joined forces with Animal Supply Company.  Jay Joyce, President of Summit Pet, and Mike Copeland, Senior Vice President of Summit Pet, as well as all of the managing partners will become equity investors in Animal Supply.  Mr. Joyce will… Read more »