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May 2, 2013: 10:28 AM ET

Dash Multi-Corp., a platform portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired Pathway Polymers, a Chattanooga, Tenn.–based supplier of polyurethane tire fill material and equipment, fromBritish Vita Group. No financial terms were disclosed. www.pathwaypolymers.com

Dowden Medical Communications Group, a Montvale, N.J.-based portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners, has acquired Tricore Inc., a –based developer of customized learning modules and mobile training solutions for the pharma and life sciences sectors. No financial terms were disclosed.www.highroadcap.com

Giant Creative/Strategy LLC, a San Francisco-based healthcare branding and communications agency, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Shamrock Capital Advisors. AdMedia Partners served as placement agent. www.giantsf.com

Gridiron Capital has acquired a stake in Tokyo Joe's, a Denver-based fast casual modern Japanese restaurant chain. No financial terms were disclosed. www.gridironcapital.com

H.I.G. Capital has acquired Caraustar Industries Inc., an Austell, Ga.-based maker and converter of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products, from Wayzata Investment Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Wayzata had been a Caraustar bondholder who acquired a majority stake in the company via a 2009 prepackaged bankruptcy. www.caraustar.com

Incline Equity Partners has acquired AmSpec, a Linden, N.J.-based provider of testing, inspection and certification services to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. No financial terms were disclosed. www.amspecllc.com

MetricStream, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of strategic funding from Goldman Sachs. The company previously raised around $14 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Advanced Equities, Blade Ventures and Integral Capital Partners. www.metricstream.com

Netchemia LLC, a Prairie Village, Kan.-based provider of cloud-based talent management software for K-12 school districts and institutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of growth equity funding fromMainsail Partnerswww.netchemia.com

Philz Coffee, a specialty coffee retailer with cafés in the San Francisco Bay Area, has secured a minority equity investment from Summit Partners. No financial terms were disclosed.www.philzcoffee.com

SK Capital Partners has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Chemtura Corp.'s (NYSE: CHMT) antioxidant and UV stabilizer solutions business for approximately $200 million.www.chemtura.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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