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July 16, 2021

Inside Ampex Brands’ Acquisition of Au Bon Pain

Eric Easton, CFO at Ampex Brands, and Jayne Juvan, M&A chair at Tucker Ellis, discuss Ampex’s acquisition of Au Bon Pain — how the process went down, the challenges they faced and how Ampex intends to leverage this new opportunity. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 15, 2021

OverDrive Completes Kanopy Acquisition

OverDrive has completed the acquisition of Kanopy, a video streaming service for public and academic libraries....

By Adam Burroughs

July 14, 2021

Cyprium Partners Invests In Remprex

Cyprium Partners has completed a new subordinated debt and preferred equity investment in Remprex....

By Adam Burroughs

July 13, 2021

Axuall Closes $10.4M Series A

Axuall has closed $10.4 million in Series A funding led by Flare Capital Partners....

By Adam Burroughs

July 7, 2021

Vestar Capital Partners Acquires Stratus

Vestar Capital Partners has acquired Stratus, a market-leading asset-light facilities services provider, from Arcapita Group Holdings...

By Adam Burroughs

June 30, 2021

The next normal

Joe Pulizzi, Stewart Kohl, Jeff Bechtel, and David Heller kick off the Cleveland Smart Business Dealmakers Conference discussing how they navigated their organizations through the pandemic, their thoughts on the current and future state of deal flow, and best practices in M&A. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 28, 2021

JumpStart Launches $50M NEXT Fund II

JumpStart Inc. has launched its $50 million JumpStart Next II Fund....

By Adam Burroughs

June 25, 2021

Indago Closes $10M Financing, Changes Name to Lazurite

Indago, a medical device and technology company, has closed a $10 million convertible note round of financing, and changed its name to Lazurite Holdings, effective immediately....

By Adam Burroughs

June 24, 2021

Riverside Secures Investment in Cryptomathic

The Riverside Company has acquired a controlling stake in Cryptomathic...

By Adam Burroughs

June 23, 2021

Rotunda Capital Partners Acquires Refrigeration Sales Corporation

Rotunda Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in Refrigeration Sales Corporation...

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2021

Recuro Health Acquires My Legacy Decision Support App

Recuro Health has acquired MyLegacy, a risk stratification tool and clinical decision support application that uses proprietary algorithms based on practice guidelines developed by the Cleveland Clinic Genomic Medicine Institute. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2021

IMARC Acquired By Avania

Avania, a global medical technology CRO, has acquired IMARC, a medical device CRO headquartered in Strongsville....

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2021

Stratos Wealth Enterprises Invests In Summit Wealth Partners

Stratos Wealth Enterprises, part of Stratos Wealth Holdings, has made a strategic investment in Summit Wealth Partners...

By Adam Burroughs

June 18, 2021

Pivoting during the pandemic saves the year for early-stage SaaS companies

Wendy Jarchow, chief investment officer at River SaaS talk about how early-stage companies fared during the pandemic, what she expects from that segment in 2021 and the factors that could influence their year....

By Adam Burroughs

June 17, 2021

Splash Financial Raises More Than $40M in Series B

Splash Financial, a leading digital lending platform that helps borrowers easily shop and compare financial products from a Splash-powered network of lenders, has secured $44.3 million in a new Series B funding round....

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2021

HealthTrust and Affiliated CoreTrust Division Acquire EasiBuy

HealthTrust, a leading Group Purchasing Organization and supply chain performance company for health care, along with its commercial GPO counterpart, CoreTrust, has acquired EasiBuy...

By Adam Burroughs

June 9, 2021

Thrivable Raises $1.7M

Real-time market research platform Thrivable has closed $1.7M in funding....

By Adam Burroughs

June 7, 2021

RevAir Hair Dryer Raises $9M

RevAir, a Reverse-Air hair dryer and straightener, has raised $9 million in new funding...

By Adam Burroughs

June 7, 2021

RPM International’s Carboline subsidiary has acquired Dudick Inc.

RPM International Inc.’s Carboline subsidiary has acquired the Dudick Inc. business. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 4, 2021

Murad Beg on how the deal market is shaping up for sellers

Murad Beg, a partner at Provariant Equity Partners, offers his sense of the deal market and the factors driving deal value, and has some advice for those who are considering a sale....

By Adam Burroughs

June 4, 2021

CBIZ Acquires Government Health Care Consultant Optumas

CBIZ, Inc., a leading provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, announced the acquisition of Schramm Health Partners, LLC dba Optumas of Scottsdale, Arizona...

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2021

CapitalWorks Exits Bancsource

Cleveland private equity firm CapitalWorks, LLC announced the sale of Bancsource...

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2021

Sweeping Corporation Of America Acquires Sunset Property Services

Sweeping Corporation of America, the largest power sweeping company in the United States, has acquired Sunset Property Services in Irvine, California....

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2021

Everstream Closes Purchase of Fiber Network Assets from Uniti

Everstream, the business-only fiber network, has completed its purchase of assets from Uniti, extending Everstream’s fiber network into Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware along with acquiring existing Uniti customers....

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2021

Eaton Completes Acquisition of Cobham Mission Systems

Power management company Eaton has completed the acquisition of Cobham Mission Systems....

By Adam Burroughs

May 25, 2021

Carlisle Brake & Friction Acquired By CentroMotion

CentroMotion has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carlisle Brake & Friction...

By Adam Burroughs

May 21, 2021

Beth Haas on the factors that make 2021 a sellers’ market

Cyprium Partners Beth Haas spoke on the Smart Business Dealmakers Podcast about the state of the M&A market, highlighting what she sees as good for sellers and what factors could dampen deal strength or activity....

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2021

The Riverside Co. Invests in STACS DNA

The Riverside Company has invested in STACS DNA as an add-on to its InVita Healthcare Technologies platform. ...

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2021

Blue Point-Backed Sylvan Group Acquires Great Lakes Mechanical

Blue Point Capital Partners and its Blue Point III portfolio company, Sylvan Group, has acquired Great Lakes Mechanical....

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2021

Zanite Acquisition Corp. Extends Completion Window to November

Zanite Acquisition Corp. has extended the period of time it will have to consummate its initial business combination by six months from the current deadline of May 19, 2021 until November 19, 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2021

HDT Global Acquired by Nexus Capital Management

HDT Global is announcing that an affiliate of Nexus Capital Management LP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business from Charlesbank Capital Partners....

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2021

Evergreen Cooperatives' Fund Acquires Assets of Intellitronix

Evergreen Cooperatives has added to its growing portfolio of employee-owned businesses with the asset purchase of Intellitronix....

By Adam Burroughs

May 17, 2021

Reedy Industries Acquires Standard Plumbing & Heating/Sheet Metal Crafters

Reedy Industries, a commercial and industrial HVAC, plumbing and building controls services business, has acquired Standard Plumbing & Heating / Sheet Metal Crafters (SPH/SMC) of Canton, Ohio....

By Adam Burroughs

May 17, 2021

Sweeping Corporation Of America Acquires Contractors & Municipal Sweeping Service Inc.

The acquisition expands SCA’s footprint to a new market in St. Louis and is the company’s first venture into Missouri....

By Adam Burroughs

May 10, 2021

Marketing AI Institute Gets $1M Seed Round

Marketing Artificial Intelligence Institute is closing a $1 million seed round....

By Adam Burroughs

May 6, 2021

Greg Skoda: SPACs 101

Marcum LLC's Greg Skoda offers a lesson in SPAC fundamentals — what they are, why they’re so insanely popular right now, and what sellers and investors should know about them before getting involved....

By Adam Burroughs

May 5, 2021

Accurate Group Acquires Coast to Coast Title & Escrow

Accurate Group, a leading provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title data, analytics and e-closing solutions, has acquired Coast to Coast Title & Escrow...

By Adam Burroughs

May 5, 2021

Walker & Dunlop to Acquire Zelman & Associates

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Zelman & Associates, the leading housing research and investment banking firm in the United States....

By Adam Burroughs

May 5, 2021

MAI Capital Management Completes Acquisition of Ownership Advisors’ Wealth Management Division

MAI Capital Management, LLC has completed its acquisition of the wealth management division of Ownership Advisors...

By Adam Burroughs

May 5, 2021

Flexjet and Sentient Jet Parent Company Acquires Halo Aviation

Luxury fractional jet provider Flexjet and jet card pioneer Sentient Jet have a new sister company, Halo Aviation Ltd. ...

By Adam Burroughs

May 5, 2021

RIA in a Box Acquires ITEGRIA LLC

RIA in a Box has acquired ITEGRIA, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based virtual desktop solutions for RIAs....

By Adam Burroughs

May 4, 2021

Riverside Co. Invests In Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning

The Riverside Company, a global private investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has invested in Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

April 26, 2021

Eaton to acquire a 50 percent stake in Jiangsu YiNeng Electric’s busway business

Power management company Eaton has signed an agreement to acquire a 50 percent stake in Jiangsu YiNeng Electric’s busway business...

By Adam Burroughs

April 26, 2021

TimkenSteel to Sell TimkenSteel (Shanghai) Corporation Limited to Daido Steel

TimkenSteel Corp., a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, has signed a purchase agreement with Daido Steel (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. with the intent to sell its TimkenSteel (Shanghai) Corporation Limited subsidiary in China for approximately $7 million in cash....

By Adam Burroughs

April 23, 2021

Post-COVID capital trends to watch

As buyers and sellers look to transact, Mark Guterman, managing director of loan syndications for First National Bank, and Martin McCormick, managing director and head of FNB Mezzanine Finance for F.N.B. Corporation are seeing capital trends starting to take shape....

By Adam Burroughs

April 20, 2021

The Riverside Company Launches Trade Services Franchise Platform

The Riverside Company, a global private investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has launched a trade services franchise platform called Threshold Brands, to be initially comprised of five businesses....

By Adam Burroughs

April 20, 2021

Sequoia Financial Group and WEALTHSTONE ADVISORS to Merge

Sequoia Financial Group, LLC and WEALTHSTONE ADVISORS have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their businesses....

By Adam Burroughs

April 15, 2021

Keyfactor and PrimeKey Merge

Keyfactor® and PrimeKey® are set to merge under the Keyfactor brand while committing to increased investments across all product lines....

By Adam Burroughs

April 12, 2021

Empowered Ventures Acquires Firstar Precision Corporation

Empowered Ventures, an employee-owned holding company based in Carmel, Indiana, has acquired Firstar Precision Corp....

By Adam Burroughs

April 12, 2021

Sier Capital Partners Invests in LLK Greenhouse Solutions

Sier Capital Partners is supporting the management team of LLK Greenhouse Solutions (LLK) with a strategic investment in the company....

By Adam Burroughs