Concert Golf Partners Raises Additional Equity to Grow its Boutique Portfolio of Private Golf & Country Clubs and Reinvest in Existing Clubs

Concert Golf Partners has secured $100 million in new equity for additional investments in private golf and country clubs through funds managed by Blackstone and a group of high net-worth families led by Fireside Investments. These new investors will supplement the capital provided by CGP’s current funding sources.

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Investor Group Forms Express Car Wash Acquisition Platform

MIAMI, FL — Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”), Audrose Partners and Fireside Investments today announced the formation of National Express Wash, LLC (“National Express Wash”), an express car wash investment platform. National Express Wash will use an acquisition and development model to build a dynamic portfolio of express car washes with attractive underlying real estate in strategic geographies throughout North America.

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International Market Centers Completes Acquisition of Atlanta Decorative Arts Center

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA – (November 12, 2018)—International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that the acquisition of the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a leading design center housing the Southeast’s largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications, has closed. The ADAC acquisition follows the previous merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta earlier this year. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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International Market Centers Signs Agreement to Acquire Atlanta Decorative Arts Center

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA, August 22, 2018 – International Market Centers (IMC) has entered into an agreement to acquire the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a leading design facility housing the Southeast’s largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications. This announcement follows the recent merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta, which was finalized on July 20, 2018. The ADAC purchase is expected to be completed by late September.

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International Market Centers & AmericasMart Transaction Finalized

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA, July 20, 2018 – International Market Centers (“IMC”) announced today the completion of the acquisition of AmericasMart Atlanta. The merger of the two best-in-class B2B showroom operators creates the world’s largest permanent mart for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries.

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International Market Centers and AmericasMart to Combine to Form the World’s Largest Owner and Operator of Premier Showroom Space

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA, May 15, 2018 – International Market Centers (“IMC”) and AmericasMart Atlanta (“AmericasMart”), two best-in-class operators in the furniture, gift, home decor, rug and apparel B2B industries, have entered into an agreement to form the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Blackstone Completes Acquisition of International Market Centers, Inc.

HIGH POINT, NC, LAS VEGAS, NV, September 26, 2017 – Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities completed the previously announced acquisition of International Market Centers, Inc. (“IMC”), the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor and gift industries, from Bain Capital Private Equity, L.P. and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.  Fireside Investments also partnered with Blackstone on the acquisition.

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Blackstone to Acquire International Market Centers, Inc.

HIGH POINT, NC, LAS VEGAS, NV, July 6, 2017 – Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities entered into a definitive agreement to acquire International Market Centers, Inc. (“IMC”), the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor and gift industries, from Bain Capital Private Equity, LP and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. Fireside Investments is also expected to partner with Blackstone in the acquisition. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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