March 20, 2019
By Adam Burroughs
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has sold its 30 percent stake in TruGreen to the majority owner for approximately $234 million in a move to reduce debt and maximize shareholder value.
March 20, 2019
The new venture, backed by Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, will help chefs grow their concepts and build their businesses.
March 15, 2019
Investing in a restaurant sounds glamorous, doesn’t it? And that’s become truer as TV depicts chefs as rock stars. Veteran restauranteur Craig Barnum, who raised capital for his first restaurants more than 20 years ago, paints a different picture — one where there are no clear assets or exit timelines.
March 11, 2019
Architecture and engineering firm DLZ Corp. has acquired Johnson & Anderson Engineers, a civil engineering firm that works in the areas of municipal, water and wastewater engineering, survey and construction services.
January 24, 2019
Founder Alan Homewood discusses the growth and sale of 2Checkout. "I made pretty much every mistake it’s possible to make. If there’s a checklist of the mistakes an entrepreneur can make, I made about all of them.”
January 22, 2019
Ted Lape talks about transparency in dealmaking, when ESOPs make sense and his most memorable deals.
December 20, 2018
Master Dealmaker Hugh Cathey talks about what’s changed in M&A, one of his biggest deals and the importance of learning from career wins and losses.
December 19, 2018
Greif's Matthew Leahy sees a disconnect between public and private market valuations. Public markets value businesses based on forward earnings, whereas private transactions are generally trailing. "Public market investors could be too bearish, but at the same time, it creates an interesting nuance,” he says.
November 21, 2018
President and CEO Dave Ciesinski talks about how Lancaster Colony uses M&A as a component of development and innovation.
November 20, 2018
Columbus Partnership President and CEO Alex R. Fischer shares his insights into the next steps for Columbus’ economic development and economy.