Oliver Amice Named to Animal Supply Company Board

SEATTLE, WA — November 15, 2012 —  Olivier Amice, former CEO of FURminator and Royal Canin USA, has been appointed to the board of directors of Animal Supply Company, a Federal Way, WA-based wholesale distributor of pet products to the independent retail market. “Olivier brings a unique blend of managerial expertise, pet industry experience and brand development perspective… Read more »


Halifax-Backed PJ United Acquires 26 Pizza Restaurants

Largest Papa John’s Franchisee Continues Growth Strategy WASHINGTON, DC and BIRMINGHAM, AL — November 15, 2012 — PJ United, the nation’s largest franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza stores, announced today it has acquired 26 Papa John’s Pizza stores from Gaunce Management, Inc. (“Gaunce”).  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.   PJ United is a portfolio company of The Halifax Group, a… Read more »


Animal Supply and Lone Star Pet Join Forces

SEATTLE, WA — November 7, 2012 — Animal Supply Company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Schertz, Texas-based Lone Star Pet Supply. Dennis Stahl, Chairman and CEO of Lone Star Pet, and Danny Selman, President of Lone Star Pet, will become equity investors in Animal Supply. Mr. Stahl will join Animal Supply’s board of directors and… Read more »


The Halifax Group Closes Third Buyout Fund

Commitments Total $393 Million in Oversubscribed Fundraising   WASHINGTON, DC — November 5, 2012 — The Halifax Group, a private equity firm specializing in partnering with owners and managers of middle-market businesses, today announced the final close of its third buyout fund, Halifax Capital Partners III, L.P. (“Halifax III”).  With commitments of $393 million, Halifax III exceeded its… Read more »


Halifax Partners with Management to Recapitalize Interim HealthCare, Inc.

WASHINGTON, DC and  DALLAS, TX — November 1, 2012 — The Halifax Group announced today that it has completed, in partnership with management, an investment in Interim HealthCare, Inc. a leading home healthcare franchisor. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The current senior executive team will continue to serve in their management roles. Halifax and management provided the… Read more »


XL and ALON announce name change to XLA

Rebranding Reflects Increased Capabilities, Focus on Excellence for Government Services Provider MCLEAN, VA — October 8, 2012 —  Government services providers XL Inc. and ALON, Inc., which merged in April, 2012, today announced a name change to XLA.  The new name debuted at company-wide meetings, along with a redesigned brand, logo, website, and tag line, Excellence Always. CEO Lloyd Mustin… Read more »


Glenn McCullough, Jr. Named to K2 Industrial Services Board of Directors

PENSACOLA, FL  — June 21, 2012 —  Glenn McCullough, Jr., former Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), America’s largest public power company, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of K2 Holdings, Inc., (K2).  K2 is one of the largest outsourced industrial services providers in the U.S. performing mission-critical services such as cleaning, painting, coating, fireproofing,… Read more »


The Halifax Group announces the sale of PolyPipe to Dura-Line Holdings

DALLAS, TX – April 24, 2012 – The Halifax Group (“Halifax”), a private equity firm that partners with management to invest in growing entrepreneurial companies, announced today that it has sold PolyPipe Holdings, Inc. (“PolyPipe”) to Dura-Line Holdings, Inc.  Terms of the sale were not disclosed.  Headquartered in Gainesville, Texas, PolyPipe is a leading independent… Read more »


Halifax-Backed XL Associates, Inc. Merges With ALON

WASHINGTON, DC & MCLEAN, VA — April 16, 2012 — XL Associates, Inc., (“XL”) a global acquisition, grants and professional services company based in McLean, VA, announced today it has merged with ALON, Inc. (“ALON”) to expand its range of services and its customer base. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. In October 2011, The… Read more »


The Halifax Group Partners with K2 Industrial Services

DALLAS, TX — December 5, 2011 — The Halifax Group (“Halifax”) announced that it has completed, in partnership with management, an investment in K2 Industrial Services, Inc. (“K2”).  K2 is one of the leading providers of outsourced industrial maintenance services to refineries, petro-chemical and power generation facilities, and steel and paperplants. Terms of the recapitalization were not disclosed.  K2’s CEO Ted… Read more »