Berkshire Buys Pair of Med Equip Companies

Berkshire Partners has acquired a majority position in medical equipment companies Chatsworth, Calif.-based Masterplan Inc. and Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based ReMedPar Inc. from Three Cities Research and Camden Partners. No financial terms for either deal was disclosed. Bear Stearns and Ares Capital provided leverage. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o />