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October 20, 2021

Learning the ropes: acquisitions in a family business

Taylor Burke-Gilman and Lauren Burke-Devere on how they got involved in the family business, their transition into leadership, and what they’ve learned so far about acquisitions....

By Adam Burroughs

October 20, 2021

A look at the cyberthreat environment

Che Bhatia, along with Aon’s William Shortt and Kathy Weaver, and KeyBank’s Gregg Bach and Christopher Naso, explore cybersecurity and its impact on M&A....

By Adam Burroughs

October 18, 2021

Lucid Diagnostics Closes IPO

Lucid Diagnostics Inc. closed its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock....

By Adam Burroughs

October 18, 2021

Drips Receives Growth Investment from the Blue Venture Fund

Drips, the founders of Conversational Texting, has secured a growth investment from the Blue Venture Fund...

By Adam Burroughs

October 18, 2021

SPR Therapeutics Closes $37M Growth Equity Financing

SPR Therapeutics has raised $37 million in an oversubscribed Series D growth equity financing. ...

By Adam Burroughs

October 15, 2021

Protect your blindside in a deal

Jim Nickel and Steve Bigari, along with Jeffrey Ford, Dale Killmeyer and Ryan Olsta offer tips on how acquirers can avoid the blindside risks in a deal....

By Adam Burroughs

October 15, 2021

Recapitalizing to stay ahead of the competition

PDC Machines' Kareem Afzal talks about the company’s evolution into the market and how he expects the Arcline investment will help his business capitalize on the opportunity. ...

By Adam Burroughs

October 15, 2021

Is ESG the next big thing for middle-market M&A?

Nick Fink and Amantia Muhedini, along with Michael Gatewood, discuss ESG and whether it's the next big thing for middle-market M&A...

By Adam Burroughs

October 13, 2021

Riverside To Sell Lexipol

The Riverside Company has signed a definitive agreement with GTCR to sell Lexipol...

By Adam Burroughs

October 11, 2021

Trescal Acquires Broadview Instrumentation Services

Trescal, the global leader in calibration services, announced the acquisition of Broadview Instrumentation Services...

By Adam Burroughs

October 11, 2021

Cleveland-Cliffs To Acquire Ferrous Processing and Trading Company

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ferrous Processing and Trading Company...

By Adam Burroughs

October 8, 2021

Shane Bigelow on launching CHAMPtitles

CHAMPtitles Shane Bigelow talks about the venture, its recent raise and progress in the market, as well as the challenges of being based in Ohio....

By Adam Burroughs

October 8, 2021

How family alignment helped Monticeto Medical Real Estate reach its BHAG

Monticeto Medical Real Estate CEO Chip Conk, along with Bass, Berry & Sims’ Frank Pellegrino and EY's Bobby Stover explore dealmaking, growth and communication within a family business....

By Adam Burroughs

October 7, 2021

OverDrive Education Acquires TeachingBooks.net

OverDrive, a reading platform for libraries and schools, has acquired TeachingBooks.net....

By Adam Burroughs

October 7, 2021

Peak Nanosystems Raises $25M in Funding

Peak Nanosystems has completed another round of funding to fuel growth in Optics and Specialty Films....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2021

Simplicity Group Acquires Oxbow Marketing Company

Simplicity Group has acquired Ohio-based Oxbow Marketing Company....

By Adam Burroughs

October 6, 2021

Incline Equity Partners Invests in Perfect Power Wash

Incline Equity Partners, a Pittsburgh-based private equity firm, has made an investment in Perfect Power Wash, a provider of exterior residential cleaning services....

By Adam Burroughs

October 5, 2021

2020 Acquires FeneTech

2020, a provider of applications and enterprise solutions dedicated to interior design, space planning and furniture manufacturing, has acquired FeneTech, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

October 5, 2021

Sword Health Acquires Vigilant Technologies

SWORD Health has acquired Vigilant Technologies, a workplace injury prevention solution....

By Adam Burroughs

October 4, 2021

MAI Capital Management Acquires Storey & Associates

MAI Capital Management, LLC has acquired Storey & Associates....

By Adam Burroughs

October 4, 2021

Arhaus Files For IPO

Arhaus, Inc. has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. ...

By Adam Burroughs

October 4, 2021

Kraft Heinz Completes Assan Foods Acquisition

The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) has completed the purchase of Assan Foods from privately held Turkish conglomerate Kibar Holding. ...

By Adam Burroughs

October 4, 2021

Adler Industrial Solutions Acquires Shorts Tool & Mfg.

Adler Industrial Solutions, Inc., a growing company in the tooling and mold industry, has completed the acquisition of Shorts Tool and Mfg., Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2021

Acreage Holdings Acquires Ohio Cultivation, Processing, Retail Operations

Acreage Holdings, Inc., a multi-state operator of cannabis ‎cultivation and retailing facilities in the U.S., is closing the acquisitions of cultivation, processing and retail operations in Ohio by its subsidiary, High Street Capital Partners, LLC. ...

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2021

Continuim Acquires Merlot Vango Tarping Solutions

Continuim Equity Partners has acquired Merlot Vango Tarping Solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

September 30, 2021

Capital velocity trend predicated on speed, volume

Talisman Capital Partners' Matt Bennett and Root's Kumi Walker, along with Tri-W Group's Paige McCarthy and Ice Miller LLP's Chris Michael explore new and emerging perspectives in M&A....

By Adam Burroughs

September 30, 2021

The importance of evaluating the people fit in a deal

Conforms CEO Pat Bartling, along with Hays Companies' Kristine Olson, Borgman Capital's David Bartelme, and Executive Search Partners' Nick Curran on evaluating the people who drive post-acquisition growth....

By Adam Burroughs

September 30, 2021

Priority One Canine Acquires Bio Detection K9

Priority One Canine is entering into a joint venture with French biotechnology company Neovacs...

By Adam Burroughs

September 30, 2021

Evolution Capital Partners Invests In EnviroScience Consultants

Private equity firm Evolution Capital Partners LLC has made a growth investment in EnviroScience Consultants, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

September 24, 2021

How M&A needs change throughout the lifecycle

MyEyeDr's David Sheffer along Falfurrias Capital Partners’ Chip Johnson, Pamlico Capital’s Jay Henry, Moore & Van Allen PLLC’s Rick Bange, and Frontier Growth‘s Richard MacLean explore how M&A needs change at different stages of a company’s lifecycle....

By Adam Burroughs

September 24, 2021

Weighing organic vs inorganic growth

CK Power's Clayton Costello and PFI Holding Company's John Dolan, along with Commerce Bank's Tom Harmon, RSM US LLP's William Spizman and Capital For Business' Tim Buening on how acquisitions fit into a growth strategy....

By Adam Burroughs

September 24, 2021

Lenders Service Corporation Joins Unitas Financial Services

Lenders Service Corporation is merging with Unitas Financial Services....

By Adam Burroughs

September 24, 2021

Leverage your strengths when competing for acquisitions

Robin Industries' Mark Fischer and Millcraft Paper Co.'s David Hegeman, along with RSM US LLP's Brian Adkinson and Truist Bank's Andrew Rutherford dig into building an acquisition playbook....

By Adam Burroughs

September 22, 2021

Weinberg Capital Group’s Drake Waterfowl Systems Gets Investment From Northstar Capital

Northstar Capital has invested in Drake Waterfowl Systems, a portfolio company of Weinberg Capital Group....

By Adam Burroughs

September 22, 2021

The Riverside Co. Invests In Sir Grout

The Riverside Company has invested in Sir Grout, a provider of grout, tile and other hard surface restoration services for residential and commercial customers....

By Adam Burroughs

September 22, 2021

UnifiHealth Secures $5.4M Seed Financing

UnifiHealth, a health plan for small businesses, has raised $5.4M in Seed Financing led by Anthemis with participation from Echelon Capital, Flare Capital, Digitalis Ventures and Great Oaks VC. ...

By Adam Burroughs

September 21, 2021

Parker Hannifin Recommended All Cash Offer for Meggitt PLC Approved by Meggitt Shareholders

Parker Hannifin Corporation confirms that Meggitt Shareholders have approved the terms of the recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Meggitt PLC....

By Adam Burroughs

September 21, 2021

Cyprium Invests In Ironwood Power Services

Cyprium Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, has made an investment in Ironwood Power Services...

By Adam Burroughs

September 20, 2021

Materion To Acquire H.C. Starck’s Electronic Materials Portfolio

Materion Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire H.C. Starck Solutions’ electronic materials business....

By Adam Burroughs

September 20, 2021

MAI Capital Management Acquires Geier Asset Management

MAI Capital Management, LLC has acquired Geier Asset Management, Inc. and Geier Financial Management, Inc., doing business as Winpoint Financial. ...

By Adam Burroughs

September 17, 2021

Ignoring cybersecurity in M&A could be a multi-million-dollar mistake

BKD’s Cyber Division Director Cy Sturdivant offers his view of the current cyberthreat environment, what cybersecurity means in practice, and just how troubling digital threats are for players in the M&A world....

By Adam Burroughs

September 17, 2021

Find sale success through those who know how to succeed

Guy Dandrea, Tim Hodge, Charles Maskell, and Franklin Staley talk about the importance of pre-diligence work....

By Adam Burroughs

September 17, 2021

Anatomy of distressed investments

James Loughlin, Mike Teplitsky, Robert Berdanier, Robert Diehl Jr., and Vlad Slapak dive into investing in distressed companies, as well as how to analyze your company’s people, operations, and finances to understand if you need to restructure....

By Adam Burroughs

September 17, 2021

Put your best foot forward in a sale

Charles McIlvaine, along with Dick Hollington, Chris Farmakis, and Patrick Fodale, offer a deep dive into how to make sure you’re checking the right boxes before you go to market — during the deal and post-close....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2021

Archaea Energy Inc. Closes Business Combination with Aria Energy LLC, Archaea Energy LLC

Archaea Energy Inc., formerly known as Rice Acquisition Corp., has completed its previously announced business combination with Aria Energy LLC and Archaea Energy LLC, creating the industry leading renewable natural gas platform....

By Adam Burroughs

September 13, 2021

Innoplast Acquires American Sign Products

Innoplast, Inc., a bollard cover and traffic safety products manufacturer, has acquired American Sign Products and its associated brand, American Reflective Products. ...

By Adam Burroughs

September 13, 2021

Vontier Completes DRB Systems Acquisition

Vontier Corporation has completed its previously announced acquisition of DRB Systems, LLC, a provider of point of sale, workflow software, and control solutions to the car wash industry....

By Adam Burroughs

September 9, 2021

Financial Materiality Of ESG

The 2021 Philadelphia Smart Business Dealmakers Conference opens with a discussion of ESG issues and how they might play out in the M&A market....

By Adam Burroughs

September 9, 2021

Chris Chandler on Radio Systems Corp.’s patient seller approach

Radio Systems Corp.' Chris Chandler on how the company was able to use past experience to maximize value when the company was sold....

By Adam Burroughs

September 9, 2021

Marshall Dahneke’s Sell-Side Best Practices

Marshall Dahneke outlines key considerations when you’re pursuing a sale....

By Adam Burroughs