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June 3, 2020

Proformex’s Lou Schneeberger: Focus On The Fundamentals Now, Make A Good Deal Later

By Dustin S. Klein & Mark Scott

Business owners who can keep their companies afloat during a global pandemic will be quite attractive to investors when the economy begins to grow again, says R. Louis Schneeberger, executive chairman at Proformex.

June 3, 2020

JumpStart’s Jerry Frantz: Chaos And Uncertainty Will Eventually Create New Opportunity

A defining attribute of entrepreneurship is agility, the ability to nimbly maneuver through both adversity and opportunity, says JumpStart's Jerry Frantz.

June 2, 2020

Park Place Technologies Buys Missouri-Based Custom Hardware Engineering & Consulting

This is the second acquisition for Park Place Technologies in 2020 and its 14th since 2016. In January, Park Place acquired the network operations center of Cleveland-based IntelliNet.

May 26, 2020

Cresco Labs Reaches Deal To Acquire Four Ohio Cannabis Dispensaries

Completion of the transaction is subject to approval by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. Upon closing, Cresco would have a total of five dispensaries in Ohio – the maximum allowed by the state.

May 21, 2020

Oswald’s Bob Klonk: Supply Chain Risk Will Be A Critical Negotiating Point For Post-Pandemic Dealmaking

Health experts have stressed repeatedly that a COVID-19 vaccine is most likely at least a year away, a reality that will be on the minds of dealmakers at every turn, says Oswald Cos. CEO Chairman and CEO Robert J. Klonk.

May 21, 2020

Michael Feuer: Ready, Set, Stop!

The best-laid plans for deals, business and life often take a wrong turn, says Michael Feuer.

May 18, 2020

Axuall, UH Collaborate To Streamline Clinical Workforce Deployment

Axuall and University Hospitals’ Ventures group began to work together in 2019 to identify opportunities to leverage blockchain and digital identity to fundamentally improve the way the health system attracts, verifies, and deploys clinical talent.

May 18, 2020

MAI Capital Buys NY-Based Grisanti Capital Management

The all-equity transaction is expected to build on MAI’s recent expansion to New York City and adds an experienced team of investment professionals to MAI’s ranks. The GCM acquisition closed on May 15, and is expected to increase MAI’s assets under management by over $225 million.

May 7, 2020

Tucker Ellis’s Brian M. O’Neill: The Future Of Dealmaking Post-Pandemic Will Need Time To Take Shape

As Ohio seeks to reopen its economy in the coming weeks, a significant number of businesses will face a daunting challenge to simply reopen their doors to customers, says Brian M. O’Neill, a partner at Tucker Ellis.

May 7, 2020

Mark A. Filippell: What Sellers Can Do When M&A Market Shuts Down

With all due respect to Admiral Farragut, his “Damn the torpedoes; full speed ahead” strategy will almost certainly fail in today’s COVID-19 M&A environment, says Mark Filippell.

April 23, 2020

KJK’s Jon J. Pinney: The Deal Market Will Recover, But Big Changes Are Likely

The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing to life doomsday scenarios that even seasoned dealmakers like Jon J. Pinney dismissed as the stuff of Hollywood.

April 23, 2020

Jim Pshock: The Right Deal Begins With Knowing What You Want

Bravo Wellness Founder and CEO Jim Pshock shares his perspective on dealmaking after selling his business to Medical Mutual.