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October 23, 2020

Chris Adams on how the pandemic, presidential election are affecting M&A

Park Place Technologies Chris Adams offers his sense of what’s likely to be on the minds of dealmakers through the balance of a year plagued by uncertainty....

By Adam Burroughs

October 23, 2020

Managing Through Uncertainty

Two primary issues have made things difficult for businesses this year. What both have in common is that each has introduced a lot of uncertainty for dealmakers....

By Adam Burroughs

October 23, 2020

Pharos Capital’s Anna Kovalkova on knowing your buyer target

Anna Kovalkova says understand and identify the different types of buyers for each deal from the start....

By Adam Burroughs

October 22, 2020

Hyland completes acquisition of Alfresco

Hyland has completed its acquisition of Alfresco, a content services platform and solutions provider....

By Adam Burroughs

October 22, 2020

The Riverside Co. invests in Geroline

The Riverside Company has invested in Geroline Inc., a virtual manufacturer of footwear traction aids serving diverse industrial end-markets in Canada and the United States....

By Adam Burroughs

October 21, 2020

RVshare gets $100M in growth capital

RVshare, the world’s first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, received more than $100 million in a round led by investment firm KKR....

By Adam Burroughs

October 20, 2020

Maroon Group set to be acquired by Barentz International

Maroon Group, a distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals headquartered in Avon and backed by the private equity firm CI Capital Partners, is set to be acquired by Barentz International....

By Adam Burroughs

October 19, 2020

GlynnDevins acquires Linkmedia 360

GlynnDevins, a data- and technology-enabled marketing solutions company, has acquired Linkmedia 360 – a data-driven, digital marketing company based in Independence....

By Adam Burroughs

October 16, 2020

Why Deals Fail

Deals can fail in the early stages. But if you can recognize the red flags and get out early from a bad deal, you won’t waste your time and money....

By Adam Burroughs

October 14, 2020

Pineapple Payments’ Jon Halpern puts people first when acquiring

Pineapple Payments' Jon Halpern on his company’s acquisition and integration process, and how learnings are being shared between acquirer and acquiree....

By Adam Burroughs

October 9, 2020

Mark Mantovani says sell your company's future to buyers

Mark Mantovani, principal of Mantovani Holdings LLC, on how to know when it's the right time to sell a business....

By Adam Burroughs

October 8, 2020

M&A is down but buyers and sellers are never out, says Bob Campana

Bob Campana, CEO of Campana Capital, offers his take on the state of dealmaking and when he expects anything like “normal” will return to M&A....

By Adam Burroughs

October 7, 2020

Applied Industrial Technologies acquires Advanced Control Solutions

Applied Industrial Technologies has acquired Advanced Control Solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2020

American Court Services acquired by Averhealth

Averhealth, along with the support of Five Arrows Capital Partners, has acquired American Court Services....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2020

STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850M

STERIS plc has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Key Surgical, a portfolio company of Water Street Healthcare Partners LLC, through a U.S. subsidiary for $850 million....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2020

Abridge receives $15 million Series A round

Pittsburgh-based startup Abridge received a $15 million Series A round led by Union Square Ventures and UMPC with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Pillar, KdT Ventures and angel investors....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2020

Seegrid Acquires Box Robotics

The acquisition is expected to help accelerate next-generation perception and more human-like, situational awareness technology to Seegrid’s vision guided vehicles....

By Adam Burroughs

October 5, 2020

Union O&P Acquires De La Torre O&P

The combined company will continue to operate under both the Union and De La Torre brands....

By Adam Burroughs

October 2, 2020

John Rowady Keeps rEvolution Ready For Action

John Rowady, rEvolution’s founder and president, says now is the ideal time for meaningful acquisitions that could set a business up for wins well into the future....

By Adam Burroughs

October 2, 2020

Sandvik finalizes Allied Construction acquisition

Sandvik has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cleveland-based Allied Construction Products LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

October 2, 2020

Kassel Equity Group's Brett Motherwell on balancing dealmaking opportunity and risk

Kassel Equity Group Managing Partner Brett Motherwell talks dealmaking during the pandemic and the importance of careful deal structures to mitigate M&A risks....

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2020

Fairway Wealth Management set to acquire Focus Financial Partners

Focus Financial Partners Inc., a wealth management firm, is set to acquire Fairway Wealth Management LLC, a registered investment adviser based in Independence,...

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2020

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems fully acquires Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, has acquired full ownership of Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2020

CNX Resources and CNX Midstream Partners Complete Merger

CNX has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding common units of CNX Midstream that it did not already own....

By Adam Burroughs

September 30, 2020

Hilo Nutrition to be acquired by Highlander Partners

Highlander Partners, L.P., a middle-market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas, has acquired Hilo Nutrition Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

September 29, 2020

Asset Strategies Group acquires Chute Gerdeman

Asset Strategies Group has acquired environmental design agency Chute Gerdeman....

By Adam Burroughs

September 28, 2020

ScriptDrop Raises $15M Series A

ScriptDrop received a $15 million Series A round led by the Ohio Innovation Fund....

By Adam Burroughs

September 18, 2020

Deb May on letting go of her family business, Wholesale Supplies Plus

Deb May, founder and now-retired owner of Wholesale Supplies Plus, sold her business last year and stepped away from the company. She talks about her preparation and the difficulty of letting go....

By Adam Burroughs

September 17, 2020

David Grigsby on dealmaking during a pandemic

David Grigsby shares his insights on how the pandemic has affected M&A — buyers, due diligence and the deal timeline — and how the competition for troubled companies is shaping up....

By Adam Burroughs

September 16, 2020

Thoma Bravo completes acquisition of Foundation Software

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo has completed its acquisition of Foundation Software....

By Adam Burroughs

September 16, 2020

The Riverside Co. makes three investments

The Riverside Co. has invested in Germany-based Evint, Life Sciences Training Institute and has provided Black Rock Coffee Holdings a senior secured lending facility....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2020

Shiloh Enters Into Stalking Horse Deal For Sale, Files Chapter 11

Shiloh Industries Inc. has entered into a stalking horse stock and asset purchase agreement with Grouper Holdings LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2020

Mpac Group plc acquires Switchback Group

Mpac Group plc, has acquired the entire issued share capital of Switchback Group Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

Corrective Eye Center acquired by EyeCare Partners

Corrective Eye Center, an ophthalmology group based inNortheast Ohio, has been acquired by EyeCare Partners....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

Team Wendy set to be acquired by Avon Rubber for $130M

At the close of the transaction, Team Wendy will operate as a subsidiary of Avon from the company's current headquarters in Cleveland....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

NovAccess Global Acquires StemVax Therapeutics from Innovest Global

The transaction structure features the issuance of 7.5 million common restricted shares of NovAccess Global stock to Innovest Global as consideration....

By Adam Burroughs

September 4, 2020

Xelerate’s Emily Biscardi says listen to the market

Emily Biscardi, founder and CEO of Xelerate, on how entrepreneurs are innovating not only to leverage talent but also to leverage their competitive advantages....

By Adam Burroughs

September 2, 2020

Minimize risk and protect shareholders with financial opinions

Greg Cook, a director with Prairie Capital Advisors, explores fairness and solvency opinions as a means of minimizing risk and protecting shareholders....

By Greg Cook

August 14, 2020

Chrissy Wostmann Talks New Partners, Next Stages For n2y

Chrissy Wostmann talks about the transition to a new majority private equity sponsor, the vetting process, and gives her take on M&A opportunities in today’s market....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

Ace Products & Consulting acquires Geoanalytical Inc.

By acquiring GEOAnalytical, ACE Products & Consulting expands its services into a new market, while growing its current offering within the rubber and silicone market....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

WRL buys Keystroke Media

WRL Advertising LLC, a marketing and design firm, has purchased local web development company, Keystroke Media Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

Align Capital Partners acquires Electronic Transaction Consultants

The partnership with ACP is expected to help grow ETC's existing portfolio and help the company expand into adjacent markets....

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2020

Marsh Industries acquired by PolyVision

Marsh Industries will operate as an independent brand and continue to focus on board manufacturing for their existing product lines....

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2020

Pipeline Packaging Acquires Houston Based HAZMATPAC, Inc.

Pipeline Packaging, a distributor of rigid industrial containers, has acquired HAZMATPAC Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of packaging containers for the transport of hazardous materials....

By Adam Burroughs

August 10, 2020

Adcon Engineering acquired by ACD

The acquisition is said to offer tremendous synergies between the companies and a strong product portfolio for continued growth in the Ohio market....

By Adam Burroughs

August 10, 2020

Thoma Bravo acquires Foundation Software

As part of the transaction, Founder & CEO Fred Ode will maintain a minority ownership in the company....

By Adam Burroughs

August 7, 2020

VillageMD's Tim Barry: Keep Your Investors Close In Tough Times

VillageMD CEO Tim Barry talks about the importance of communicating with investors and keeping the door open to opportunity during the disruption....

By Adam Burroughs

August 7, 2020

Don’t overreact to short-term disruption, says COhatch CEO Matt Davis

COhatch CEO Matt Davis on his company's response to the pandemic and why long-term decisions shouldn’t be made in a crisis....

By Adam Burroughs

August 7, 2020

Shifting capital: How Catherine Mott and BlueTree Capital have responded to the pandemic

For BlueTree Capital, the pandemic has put the firm's focus on protecting its portfolio companies. While that's its primary focus, it's not its singular focus....

By Adam Burroughs

August 6, 2020

MRI Software Buys MacMunnis

Solon-based MRI Software has acquired Chicago-based MacMunnis Inc., a provider of lease administration solutions to  businesses managing complex lease portfolios....

By Michael Marzec