Deal-making among private equity firms in the U.S. declined in the third quarter as prices for middle-market companies remains well above their value, according to a report from PitchBook Thursday.

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Vant Capital Partners (VCP), a division of The Vant Group, recently acquired Thornhill Catering, a 32-year-old Corporate catering company specializing in business breakfast, lunch and company events.

“VCP is thrilled to add Thornhill Catering to its portfolio of companies,” said Alex Vantarakis, Founder of The Vant Group. “Though there are many catering companies to choose from, Thornhill sets itself apart in four differentiating areas; Flexibility, Quality of Food, Price and 10% of all profits are allocated for charitable purposes.” Please visit for more information about this unique catering company. VCP is a Private Equity Firm that acquires small businesses for investment purposes.