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November 27, 2023

Affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners Provides $50 Million Investment to Kelso Industries

An affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners, LLC (“Paceline”), a Dallas-based private equity manager, today announced that it has provided a $50 million investment to Kelso Industries, LLC (“Kelso” or the “Company”). Kelso is a portfolio company of Oxbow Equity Partners (“Oxbow”), a Salt Lake City-based private investment firm, and Peterson Partners (“Peterson”), a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Paceline’s investment will be used by Kelso to fund the acquisitions of several complementary businesses.
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October 27, 2023

AHF & Crossville: A Perfect Pairing

AHF Products purchased the assets of Crossville last month, a move that will not only benefit each company but its respective customers as well through expanded resources and product portfolios. FCW spoke with Brian Carson, president and CEO of AHF, and Greg Mather, president of Crossville, about this new development and how it will strengthen each company’s value proposition moving forward.
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November 27, 2023
Affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners Provides $50 Million Investment to Kelso Industries
An affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners, LLC (“Paceline”), a Dallas-based private equity manager, today announced that it has provided a $50 million investment to Kelso Industries, LLC (“Kelso” or the “Company”). Kelso is a portfolio company of Oxbow Equity Partners (“Oxbow”), a Salt Lake City-based private investment firm, and Peterson Partners (“Peterson”), a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Paceline’s investment will be used by Kelso to fund the acquisitions of several complementary businesses. Read More
October 27, 2023
AHF & Crossville: A Perfect Pairing
AHF Products purchased the assets of Crossville last month, a move that will not only benefit each company but its respective customers as well through expanded resources and product portfolios. FCW spoke with Brian Carson, president and CEO of AHF, and Greg Mather, president of Crossville, about this new development and how it will strengthen each company’s value proposition moving forward. Read More
October 18, 2023
Paceline Equity Portfolio Company AHF Products Acquires Crossville, a Leading U.S. Porcelain Tile Manufacturer
Paceline Equity Partners today announced that portfolio company AHF Products, a leading manufacturer of hard surface flooring in North America, has acquired Crossville, Inc., a premier manufacturer of porcelain tile and accessories for both residential and commercial applications in interior and exterior floors, walls, and countertops. Read More
September 11, 2023
Leigh Sansone, Chief Investment Officer at Paceline, has been named to Pensions & Investments inaugural class of Influential Women in Institutional Investing.
Talk about timing. As countries and companies around the world grappled with COVID-19, upstart Paceline Equity Partners LLC was moving forward with the first closing of its inaugural fund in spring 2020. “It was crazy. Wrong time to launch, right?” recalled Leigh Sansone, CIO and one of Paceline’s six founding partners. But the partners, who had worked together previously at Lone Star Funds, pushed past the upheaval and held the final close of Paceline Equity Partners Opportunity Fund I in 2021, she said. Disclaimer Read More
August 30, 2023
Affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners Participates in $175 Million Facility for GCOM Software’s Merger with OnCore Consulting
An affiliate of Paceline participated in the closing of a $175 million HoldCo Note in support of GCOM’s acquisition of OnCore Consulting (together the “Company” or “GCOM”). The Company is a supplier of software, products, and solutions for state, local, and federal government end users with additional expertise in Software as a Service (“SaaS”) development, custom software solutions, and data & analytics. Through these products and services, GCOM benefits from high revenue visibility with long-term contracts and longstanding relationships with key state and local budgetary areas across different geographies and ... Read More
August 23, 2023
Armstrong Flooring: Prospects look brighter under AHF
What a difference a year makes. When AHF Products finalized its purchase of certain assets of the Armstrong Flooring brand last year, there were some question marks about what the company would look like moving forward. Would the “new” Armstrong Flooring retain its storied cachet and position in the market as a standalone brand under the AHF Products portfolio? Read More
July 24, 2023
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners Acquire Extended Stay Home2 Suites by Hilton New York Long Island City
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners, LLC (“Paceline”), a Dallas-based private equity manager, today announced that they have acquired the Home2 Suites by Hilton New York Long Island City, an extended stay, all-suite hotel located in Long Island City, New York. This recently renovated hotel is one of only three Hilton-branded extended stay properties in New York City and is viewed as an urban flagship-type asset by the brand. The acquisition represents Paceline’s second strategic partnership with Highline Hospitality Partners, following Paceline’s acquisition of the Sheraton Suites Atlanta Galleria, ... Read More
July 17, 2023
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners Acquire Full-Service Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners, LLC (“Paceline”), a Dallas-based private equity manager, today announced that they have acquired the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel, a full-service, upscale hotel located in the Legacy West development in Dallas, TX. The new vintage property is one of Marriott’s flagship hotels within the Renaissance brand. The acquisition will be Paceline’s first strategic partnership with ESR Group, one of the largest real estate managers in Asia with more than $140 billion in assets under management. Read More
July 10, 2023
Emerging Manager Spotlight: Samuel Loughlin of Paceline Equity Partners
The McGuireWoods Emerging Manager Program supports emerging managers throughout the most critical stages of a fund’s evolution with a differentiated and proprietary approach to connecting emerging managers with limited partners, providing intelligence on market terms and preferences, and advising emerging managers on all components of building a durable brand as an investor. Read More
April 27, 2023
Private equity firm heads to Turtle Creek office tower.
Paceline Equity Partners LLC is leasing a floor in the Offices at Turtle Creek Village high-rise at Oak Lawn Avenue and Blackburn Street. It’s moving from an Oak Lawn neighborhood building on Hall Street. Read More
January 31, 2023
Affiliate of Paceline Equity Partners Provides $90 Million Financing to Data Axle
Paceline is pleased to announce its closing on a $90 million lien credit facility in support of the refinancing of Data Axle, a portfolio company of Court Square providing data and data-driven marketing services. Read More
June 15, 2022
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners Acquire Full-Service Delta Hotel Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites
Affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners, LLC (“Paceline”), a Dallas-based private equity manager, today announced that they have acquired the Delta Hotel Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites, a full-service, all-suite hotel located on the northern coast of Virginia Beach, VA. The property is located less than 10 miles from the heart of Virginia Beach and Atlantic Ave. The acquisition will be Paceline’s second strategic partnership with BlackPearl Capital, a group with significant hospitality investing and operating experience. Read More