Cleveland, Oh., November 2, 2012 – GCA Services Group, Inc. and Blackstone (NYSE: BX) yesterday announced that they have closed the previously announced transaction whereby a fund managed by Blackstone on behalf of its private equity investors, Blackstone Capital Partners V, L.P. (collectively with its affiliates, “Blackstone”), purchased GCA Services Group, a leading facility services company in the U.S., from Nautic Partners, L.L.C. and other minority shareholders.
俄亥俄州克利夫兰，2012 年 11 月 2 日 – GCA Services Group, Inc. 与 Blackstone（纽约证券交易所代码：BX）昨日宣布其已完成之前宣布的一项交易，根据该交易，Blackstone 代表其私募股权投资者所管理的基金 Blackstone CapitalPartners V, L.P.（与其关联公司统称“Blackstone”）已从 Nautic Partners, L.L.C. 及其他少数股东手中收购了美国领先的设施服务公司 GCA ServicesGroup。
瑞士信贷和摩根士丹利担任 Blackstone 的并购顾问，并为此次交易提供融资。Simpson Thacher & Bartlett L.L.P. 担任 Blackstone 的法律顾问。
Robert W. Baird & Co. 担任 GCA 首席财务顾问，与 Jefferies 联席为该公司提供顾问服务。Calfee, Halter & Griswold L.L.P. 担任 GCA 法律顾问。
关于 GCA Services Group
GCA Services Group, Inc. 是美国最大的设施服务公司之一，为美国和波多黎各的客户们提供定制的保洁/托管、设施运营和维护、场地管理、多元化的员工配给及其他配套服务。GCA 专业为教育机构（包括从幼儿园到 12 年级以及大专院校）提供设施服务，擅长选择具有强劲增长前景的特殊商业领域。GCA为财富百强公司中约四分之一的公司提供服务，雇用超过 32,000 名员工。GCA 成立于 2003 年，总部位于俄亥俄州的克利夫兰市。更多信息，请登录 http://www.gcaservices.com/。
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关于 Nautic Partners
Founded in 1986, Nautic Partners is a middle-market private equity firm with over $2.5 billion of equity capital under management. The firm has completed over 110 transactions in partnership with management and delivered successful results to investors over three decades. Nautic targets equity investments of $25-$75 million, representing majority ownership in niche businesses with strong market share and growth potential, identified value enhancement opportunities and strong management teams. Areas of focus include business services, manufacturing, and healthcare. For more information, please visit www.nautic.com.
Nautic Partners 联系方式：
Tel: +1-617-556-9982; ext. 227