Live Technologies, LLC completes Private Equity deal with Nashville, TN based Capital Alignment Partners

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Press Release · February 20, 2017
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COLUMBUS, OH (FEB. 20, 2017) – Live Technologies, LLC announced today a new Private Equity deal with Nashville, TN based Capital Alignment Partners (CAP Funds) in support of the organization’s ongoing efforts to drive growth, expand resources, and identify new partners.

Founded in 1974, Live Technologies is an Ohio-based national leader in event management and audiovisual technology design and installation services currently producing more than 1,300 events and 300 installations annually. Live Technologies two divisions, 13 departments and 100 plus full time associates include a comprehensive spectrum of audio visual and creative industry experts supporting the company’s mission to define, design and deliver inspired collaborative experiences.

CAP Funds, a recognized leader in consultative private capital solutions, partnered alongside Live Technologies founders and existing management to structure, negotiate, and finance the recapitalization. “The Private Equity deal with Cap Funds will enable Live Technologies to effectively seek out acquisition opportunities and develop strategic alliances with organizations that are a good fit culturally and strategically,” said Rusty Ranney, President and CEO of Live Technologies. “We are actively looking for regional firms that are well positioned for expansion with leadership that may be exploring growth or transition strategies.

About Live Technologies
Live Technologies is a national supplier of entertainment and event technology to a variety of business sectors. From boardrooms to ballrooms and beyond, we deliver seamlessly executed live experiences through creative design, engaging event production, and intelligent technology installation.

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About Capital Alignment Partners
Capital Alignment Partners provides debt and equity investment to support a broad range of transaction types including: Acquisitions, Buyouts, Shareholder Dividends, Recapitalizations, and Organic Growth.

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Live Technologies, LLC
Rusty Ranney
President / CEO

Michael Farrell
Executive Producer – LIVE! Creative


Capital Alignment Partners
H. Denny Taylor, JR.
Managing Director