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August 5, 2022

How to be transparent while protecting IP during diligence

Stirling Ultracold Founder and former CTO Dave Berchowitz on the deal with BioLife and how the company's IP was managed leading up to and through diligence....

By Adam Burroughs

August 4, 2022

Installed Building Products Acquires Two Missouri-Based Installers

During the 2022 second quarter and August, Installed Building Products, Inc. acquired Ozark's Modern Insulation and Insulation Pros, Missouri based installers...

By Adam Burroughs

August 2, 2022

Dazpak Flexible Packaging Completes Acquisitions of Atlapac Corporation and the Inno-lok Division of Polymer Packaging

H.I.G. Capital's portfolio company Dazpak Flexible Packaging has completed the acquisitions of Atlapac Corporation and the Inno-lok Division of Polymer Packaging....

By Adam Burroughs

August 2, 2022

AEP Completes Sale Of Cardinal Plant Unit 1

American Electric Power has completed the sale of the 595-megawatt Cardinal Plant Unit 1 in Brilliant, Ohio, from AEP Generation Resources, the company's competitive generation affiliate, to Buckeye Power....

By Adam Burroughs

July 22, 2022

An offer that can't be refused

Dawson's' David DeCapua on the deal with Aya Healthcare and how he personally came to terms with selling. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 20, 2022

CertaSite Acquires Hamrick Fire Systems

CertaSite, a commercial fire protection and life safety company, has acquired Hamrick Fire Systems, LLC, a family owned and operated fire protection company that serves Columbus and the surrounding areas. The acquisition is CertaSite’s sixth in Ohio....

By Adam Burroughs

July 12, 2022

NetGain Technologies Acquires EasyIT

NetGain Technologies, a leading IT services and cybersecurity provider, has acquired EasyIT, an established IT support and services company in Columbus, Ohio....

By Adam Burroughs

July 8, 2022

The Andersons Inc Completes the Sale of Its Railcar Repair Business to Cathcart Rail

The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) has completed the sale of its railcar repair business to Cathcart Rail....

By Adam Burroughs

July 6, 2022

Cardinal Health acquires the Bendcare CPO-GPO entity, makes a minority investment in the Bendcare MSO

Cardinal Health has acquired the Bendcare group purchasing organization (CPO-GPO) entity and made a minority investment in the Bendcare management services organization (MSO). ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 6, 2022

Landing the first investors

SureImpact's Sheri Chaney Jones on launching SureImpact and her experience landing investors....

By Adam Burroughs

June 28, 2022

Nikola Labs Raises $9M Series A

Nikola Labs, a Columbus-based provider of sensor-based reliability solutions that monitor the health of critical manufacturing equipment, raised an additional $9m in Series A funding....

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2022

The importance of multiple plans

Capital Plus' Renee Tyack, Roetzel & Andress' Erika Haupt, Matesich Distributing Co.'s Sarah Schwab and AB Bernstein's Kara Lewis on how they navigated the most difficult questions regarding what to do with the family business. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 21, 2022

Centricity Research, Aventiv Research Merge

North America's clinical research leader, Centricity Research, announced that Aventiv Research has merged with the organization, extending the reach and capabilities of the largest integrated research site organization across the USA and Canada....

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

Huntington Bancshares Completes Capstone Partners Acquisition

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) has completed its acquisition of Capstone Partners, a leading investment banking and advisory firm, creating a full-service banking experience for clients in Huntington's expanding capital markets and commercial banking franchise....

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

AssuredPartners Acquires Baker & Associates Insurance Agency

AssuredPartners, Inc. says that Baker & Associates Insurance Agency of Hilliard, Ohio has joined AssuredPartners. Baker & Assoc. marks the seventh acquisition in 2022. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

Vista Global Holding Closes Jet Edge Acquisition

Vista Global Holding, a private aviation group, has significantly enhanced its position in the U.S. market, following the successful closing of the Jet Edge deal. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

Acrisure Acquires QuickInsured

Acrisure, a fast-growing fintech leader that operates a top-10 global insurance broker, has acquired QuickInsured, a best-in-class tech-enabled insurance agency....

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

CREC Completes Five Acquisitions in First Half of 2022

CREC Real Estate, LLC has completed five acquisitions in the first half of 2022, bringing the company's total number of investments to 59, across 19 states....

By Adam Burroughs

June 13, 2022

Buckeye State Bank To Acquire First City Bank

Buckeye State Bank and First City Bank are signing of a definitive merger agreement to which Buckeye will acquire First City....

By Adam Burroughs

June 10, 2022

How WeCare Medical Got Sophisticated Ahead of Its AdaptHealth Deal

WeCare Medical Joda Burgess, along with Footprint Capital's Josh Curtis, GBQ Partners' Wade Kozich, MAD Capital's Jim Baich and Oxer Capital's Michael OBrien discuss WeCare Medical's sale to AdaptHealth, and how sellers can maximize their understanding of the deal phases to achieve a successful transaction....

By Adam Burroughs

June 8, 2022

Branch Hits $1B Valuation After $147M Series C

Branch received $147 million Series C funding led by Weatherford Capital. Branch is a full-stack insurance company that uses data, technology, and automation to make home and auto insurance completely frictionless. The raise brings Branch's valuation to $1.05 billion....

By Adam Burroughs

June 7, 2022

Evolution Research Group Acquires Ohio Clinical Trials

Evolution Research Group, LLC, a privately held, independent pharmaceutical services provider focused on neuroscience has acquired Ohio Clinical Trials, a 64-bed phase 1 unit in Columbus...

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2022

Foxen Closes $44 Million Series A Round

Foxen, a market leader in financial technology solutions for the real estate industry, received a $44 million Series A financing round led by growth equity investor Summit Partners, with participation from Level Equity. Foxen will use the funding to accelerate development of its expanding product portfolio and fuel hiring across the organization....

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2022

OrthoAlliance Expands By Partnering With OrthoNeuro

OrthoAlliance, one of the country's leading orthopedic management services organizations, has announced a new partnership with Columbus, Ohio based OrthoNeuro that will add 27 physicians and 10 locations to OA's expanding network....

By Adam Burroughs

May 20, 2022

Nikola Labs Raises $20M

Nikola Labs has closed $20 million in financing to support growing customer demand and accelerate platform development. ...

By Adam Burroughs

May 18, 2022

CBRE Group Makes New $100M Investment in Industrious

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) has made a new $100 million investment in Industrious, a rapidly growing provider of premium flexible workplace solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

May 13, 2022

Huntington National Bank Acquires Torana

Huntington National Bank, a subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares, Incorporated has acquired Digital Payments Torana, Inc., a business-to-consumer payments fintech based in San Francisco....

By Adam Burroughs

May 11, 2022

Get your priorities straight before a sale

Aegis Advisors' Fred Vorys, along with Oxer Capital Inc.'s Dan Phlegar, BMO's Lowell Jacobson and Tiller Corporation's Steven Sauer, on the decision making that precedes a liquidity event. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 19, 2022

Quipt Acquires Good Night Medical

Under the terms of the definitive purchase agreement, Quipt acquired Good Night Medical for approximately $7 million in cash. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 19, 2022

HomeTown Ticketing Receives $75M Growth Investment from Nexa Equity

HomeTown Ticketing, Inc., the leading provider of digital ticketing and event software to schools, districts, conferences, and associations, announced a $75 million growth investment from Nexa Equity, a private equity firm focused on scaling lower middle market software and fintech businesses. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 18, 2022

Garage Floor Coating Merges with Gatorguard LLC

After 12 years in the concrete coatings industry, serving thousands of residential and commercial customers, Garage Floor Coating of Columbus, OH has merged with multi-state premier concrete coatings company, GatorGuard, LLC. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 14, 2022

Horizon Completes the Acquisition of Consolidated Cooperative's Commercial Fiber Business

Horizon, an Ohio-based fiber-optic broadband company, has completed the acquisition of Consolidated Cooperative's commercial fiber business. The strategic acquisition adds approximately 450 route miles of fiber to Horizon's existing all-fiber network, further expanding its footprint north of Columbus, Ohio, through Delaware, Marion and Richland counties. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 1, 2022

Capital is not a differentiator

Physna's Paul Powers, Blacksmith Applications' Terry Ziegler and Fifth Third's Jeremy Gutierrez and Joshua Sosland talk about building strong capital stacks to finance growth....

By Adam Burroughs

March 28, 2022

Hy-Tek Holdings Acquires FASCOR and LCS

Hy-Tek Holdings, a portfolio company of Dunes Point Capital, LP, has acquired FASCOR and LCS. ...

By Adam Burroughs

March 24, 2022

Triple Whale Raises $27.7M

Triple Whale, the all-in-one operating system for Shopify brands, has raised $27.7M in an extended Series A, the company's first announced funding round since its foundation in May 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

March 23, 2022

Grover Gaming Acquires The Assets Of NexLevel Gaming

Grover Gaming has reached a deal to acquire the assets of NexLevel Gaming....

By Adam Burroughs

March 4, 2022

Reducing deal friction

Zell Capital and Nikola Labs' Will Zell, along with Benesch's Michael Farrell and Andy Bojko, and Aon's Doug Brody, broke down best practices in navigating what’s new, and how to overcome stumbles, stops and re-starts in a process....

By Adam Burroughs

March 1, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Formally Assumes Ownership of Mercy Health

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has formally assumed ownership of Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital, marking the conclusion of a months-long transition plan that culminates in the debut of Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo....

By Adam Burroughs

March 1, 2022

Huntington Acquires Capstone Partners

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capstone Partners...

By Adam Burroughs

March 1, 2022

Liberty Mutual Insurance Completes Acquisition of State Auto Group

Liberty Mutual Insurance has completed the acquisition of State Auto Group, a super-regional property and casualty insurance holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio...

By Adam Burroughs

February 23, 2022

Caduceus Capital Partners Adds ScriptDrop to Portfolio

Caduceus Capital Partners has finalized its investment in ScriptDrop...

By Adam Burroughs

February 16, 2022

Bay Crane Companies Acquires Capital City Group

The Bay Crane Companies, Inc., the largest provider of specialty crane and rigging equipment services in the Northeastern United States, has acquired Capital City Group, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

February 4, 2022

When selling, get advisers who know your niche

Hy-Tek's Sam Grooms, along with Thompson Hine's Sarah Chambers, Smile Doctors' Dale AnneFeatheringham and Sequoia Financial Group's Norm Cook peel back the curtain and share the secrets of their successes, as well as the pitfalls you should try to avoid when approaching the sale of your business....

By Adam Burroughs

January 21, 2022

Smith Acquires Adept

Smith, a global performance commerce agency, has acquired Adept, a Columbus-based agency best known for maximizing brand growth through digital marketing. ...

By Adam Burroughs

January 12, 2022

Authority Brands Acquires Color World Housepainting

Authority Brands has purchased Color World Housepainting. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

By Adam Burroughs

January 7, 2022

Stay ready: the benefit of a perpetual data room

Cloudbreak's Andy Panos, along with U.S. Bank's Steve Bennett, Nottingham Spirk's Katherine Hill Ritchie and Armada Waste Ohio's Robert Smith on staying prepared for a transaction....

By Adam Burroughs

January 1, 2022

VIUM Capital Acquires Armstrong Mortgage Company

Seniors housing and healthcare lender VIUM Capital has acquired long-time multifamily lender Armstrong Mortgage Company....

By Adam Burroughs

December 29, 2021

Fenix Parts Completes All Foreign Used Auto Parts Acquisition

Fenix Parent LLC, operating as Fenix Parts, has completed its acquisition of the assets of All Foreign Used Auto Parts, Inc. in Columbus....

By Adam Burroughs

December 21, 2021

Covail Acquired by GoSecure

GoSecure, a provider of Managed Detection and Response services, has acquired Covail...

By Adam Burroughs

December 20, 2021

Hexion Holdings to be Acquired by American Securities

Hexion Holdings Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of American Securities LLC for $30 per share in cash. ...

By Adam Burroughs