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January 4, 2013: 10:13 AM ET

Corridor Capital has acquired three California-based specialty manufacturing companies from Churchill ESOP Capital Partners: Wetmore Tool & Engineering Inc. (China), US Industrial Tool & Supply (Gardena) and Arvan Inc. (Gardena). No financial terms were disclosed. www.corridorcapital.com

Dyal Capital Partners, a private equity fund managed by Neuberger Berman Group, has acquired a minority stake in Scopia Fund Management, a hedge fund manager with approximately $3.4 billion of assets in long/short equity strategies. No financial terms were disclosed. www.nb.com

H.I.G. Capital has completed a recapitalization of Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, a Mt. Pleasant, Texas–based maker of open utility, equipment, horse, livestock and cargo trailers and truck beds. No financial terms were disclosed. www.bigtextrailers.com

Irving Place Capital has acquired a minority equity stake in Rag & Bone, a New York-based maker of high-end men's and women's apparel. No financial terms were disclosed. Peter J. Solomon & Co. served as placement agent. www.rag-bone.com

Koch Eye Associates, a portfolio company of Candescent Partners, has acquired Eye Health Vision Centers, a provider of vision health services in Southeastern Massachusetts. No financial terms were disclosed. Candescent led the round, and was joined by co-investors Eagle Private Capital, First New England Capital, Bay Capital, Pine Street Capital Partners and Plexus Capital. www.kocheye.com

NEX Performance Films, a portfolio company of Mason Wells, has acquired Charter Films Inc., a manufacturer of plastic films. No pricing terms were disclosed. US Bank led senior debt financing and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. provided mezzanine financing. www.nex-films.com

Potpourri Group Inc., a portfolio company of American Capital, has acquired Cuddletown Inc., a Portland, Maine-based multi-channel retailer of high-end bedding products. No financial terms were disclosed. www.cuddledown.com

PRV Aerospace, an Everett, Wash.-based portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners, has acquired Astro Star Inc., a City of Industry, Calif.-based maker of components and assemblies for the commercial and military aerospace industries. No financial terms were disclosed, except that debt financing was provided by GE Antares Capital and Ares Capital. www.prvaerospace.com

RLJ Equity Partners has acquired R. Thompson Trucking Inc., a provider of trucking and other transportation services in Virginia and North Carolina, from Linx Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. www.thompsontruckinginc.com

Rock Hill Capital Group has acquired Core International LLC, a Houston, Texas-based maker of rubber components like oilfield elastomer products. No financial terms were disclosed. www.oilpp.com

Segulah has agreed to acquire Beerenberg Holding AS, a provider of maintenance services for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industries with a focus on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, from Herkules Capital. No financial terms were disclosed, except that Beerenberg's 2012 revenue was approximately $267 million. www.segulah.se

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has acquired GetWellNetwork, a Bethesda, Md.-based provider of interactive patient care solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. GetWellNetwork had raised over $17 million in VC funding from firms like Valhalla Partners, GrosvenorFunds, Johnson & Johnson Development Corp., Point Judith Capital and Village Ventures. www.getwellnetwork.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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