Latham Steers Odyssey In BarrierSafe Purchase

Law360, New York (November 3, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT) -- Manufacturing-focused private equity firm Odyssey Investment Partners LLC has purchased disposable glove maker BarrierSafe Solutions International Inc. from Linden Capital Partners and the Edgewater Funds for an undisclosed price, Odyssey said Thursday.

New York-based Odyssey, which also invests in businesses in the insurance services and aerospace and defense sectors, among others, said the purchase of the Reno, Nev.-based company gives it a stake in the $2 billion U.S. glove segment of the personal protective equipment industry.

BarrierSafe sells more than 6 billion gloves annually.

Odyssey noted...
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