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January 9, 2013: 10:19 AM ET

Apollo Global Management is considering a joint bid with C. Dean Metropoulos for the snack division of bankrupt Hostess Brands, according to the NY Post. www.hostess.com

BarrierSafe Solutions International
, a Lake Forrest, Ill.–based disposable protective glove maker owned by Odyssey Investment Partners, has acquired Onguard Industries LLC, a Havre de Grace, Md.-based maker of protective footwear and clothing products. The deal was partially financed via a recap that included $199 million in senior secured credit facilities arranged and syndicated by CIT Group. www.onguardindustries.com

Behrman Capital
has acquired Tresys Technology, a Columbia, Md.–based provider of cybersecurity products, services and solutions to government and commercial customers. No financial terms were disclosed. www.tresys.com

Bluewater Thermal Solutions, a commercial heat treating owned by Aterian Investment Partners, has acquired Southwest Heat Treat and Texas Energy Labs, a Houston-based provider of heat treating and laboratory analytical services. No financial terms were disclosed. www.bluewaterthermal.com

Bregal Sagemount has acquired a minority stake in MicroEdge LLC, a New York–based provider of provider of software and solutions to the global giving community. No financial terms were disclosed. Existing MicroEdge shareholders include Vista Equity Partners. www.microedge.com

Carousel Capital has acquired Express Oil Change & Service Center, a Birmingham, Ala.-based franchisor of around 200 service locations in the Southeastern U.S. Carousel also said that it plans to make several acquisitions, as part of a broader auto aftermarket service platform. www.carouselcapital.com

D Cubed Group has acquired a majority stake in KEH Camera, an Atlanta–based photographic product dealer. No financial terms were disclosed. www.keh.com

Emergency Communications Network, a portfolio company of The Riverside Co., has acquired Jacosoft LLC (a.k.a. DeltAlert), a Houston-based provider of time-sensitive communications solutions with a focus on smaller municipalities in Texas and North Carolina. No financial terms were disclosed. www.riversidecompany.com

Gardner Denver (NYSE: GDI), a Wayne, Penn.-based maker of industrial machinery, is once again seeking a private equity buyer, according to Bloomberg. The company most recently was in talks about merging with SPX Corp. (NYSE: SPW), but those discussions have since fallen off. Possible suitors now include KKR and Advent International. Before the SPX talks, there also had been mention of a joint bid from Onex Corp. and TPG Capital. Gardner Denver currently has a market cap of around $3.35 billion. www.gardnerdenver.com

Masan Consumer Corp., a Vietnamese maker and retailer of noodle and fish sauce, has secured $200 million in new private equity funding from existing shareholder Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. www.kkr.com

Port Logistics Group, a Houston–based provider of gateway logistics services, has acquired Pacific Distribution Services, a regional warehousing and transportation provider serving the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. No financial terms were disclosed. Port Logistics is a portfolio company of Austin Ventures. www.portlogisticsgroup.com

SintecMedia, a New York–based provider of broadcast management software, has acquired StorerTV, a provider of media program and contract rights management software solutions for the television broadcast and cable industry. No financial terms were disclosed. SintecMedia is a portfolio company of Riverwood Capital. www.sintecmedia.com

Sterling Partners has acquired PlattForm Advertising, a Lenexa, Kansas–based provider of marketing and enrollment-management services to colleges and universities, from Arlington Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. www.plattformad.com

TPG Growth and Instawares Holding Co. have formed Red Book Connect, a cloud-based technology platform for the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries. The Atlanta-based company will be led by former Burger King chairman and CEO Burger King. No financial terms were disclosed. www.redbookconnect.com

US LBM Holdings LLC
, a Green Bay, Wis.-based portfolio company of BlackEagle Partners, has acquired H&H Lumber Co., a Superior, Wis.-based provider of building materials and services to homebuilders, specialty contractors and professional remodelers. No financial terms were disclosed. www.uslbm.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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