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October 10, 2012

Sparks, Md.-based Apex Tool Group, the maker of Craftsman hand tools, Lufkin tape rules and Crescent wrenches, among other products, is being sold to Bain Capital Partners. 

The deal is valued at about $1.6 billion, slightly more than Apex’s $1.5 billion in annual revenue. 

Apex is owned equally by Danaher and Cooper, two manufacturers that combined their tool businesses in July 2010 with the formation of Apex. 

May 17, 2012

Michaels Stores has announced the establishment of an interim office of the CEO to provide ongoing leadership and continuity for the business in the absence of current CEO John Menzer. Sharing the interim CEO duties will be Lew Klessel, managing director with Bain Capital Partners, and Charles "Chuck" Sonsteby, the company's chief administrative officer and CFO.

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

December 16, 2007

Pittsburgh-based PPG will vastly grow its paint and coatings offerings worldwide by acquiring Netherlands-based SigmaKalon....

October 4, 2007

The investment firm purchased the American Standard kitchen and bath assets for $1.76 billion...

September 27, 2007

Shareholders vote to approve the company’s name change to “Trane.”...

August 8, 2007

Home Depot has announced it may restructure the deal for its HD Supply division due...

July 23, 2007

Bain Capital Partners will purchase the group for $1.755 billion....

July 2, 2007

The sale of HD Supply to three private equity firms has gained the approval of...

July 2, 2007

Following the sale of HD Supply, Home Depot will update its fiscal 2007 sales and...