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September 3, 2021

Will Zell sees exuberance in venture capital

Will Zell, founder of Zell Capital and Executive Chairman at Nikola Labs, offers his take on the view from the early stage....

By Adam Burroughs

August 31, 2021

Horizon Acquires Consolidated Cooperative's Commercial Fiber Business

Horizon has acquired Consolidated Cooperative's commercial fiber business to expand its Midwest footprint....

By Adam Burroughs

August 25, 2021

Safecor Health Recapitalized By Vesey Street Capital Partners

Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, a New York-based healthcare services private equity firm, announced that funds managed by VSCP have completed a recapitalization of Safecor Health. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2021

Infostretch Acquires Gathi Analytics

Infostretch, a leader in digital engineering services, has acquired Gathi Analytics, LLC...

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2021

Carvana To Invest $126M In Root Inc.

Carvana will invest approximately $126 million in Root, Inc., subject to customary regulatory approvals....

By Adam Burroughs

August 6, 2021

Not all CEOs are enthralled by the red-hot M&A market

Vistage Columbus Chair Perry Maughmer spoke on the Smart Business Dealmakers Podcast about the CEO mindset in a time of incredible M&A activity....

By Adam Burroughs

August 4, 2021

Array To Merge with The Gnoêsis Group

Array, a litigation support partner, has merged with The Gnoêsis Group. The combined company will operate under Array's existing name, branding and website. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 4, 2021

reAlpha Gets $6M investment from Crawford Hoying

reAlpha, a tech-powered real estate investment company, has closed on a $6 Million investment round....

By Adam Burroughs

July 21, 2021

Path Robotics Gets $100M Investment

Path Robotics has raised a $100 million Series C round....

By Adam Burroughs

July 21, 2021

Datacor Acquires INFONETICS

Datacor, Inc., a provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software, has acquired INFONETICS....

By Adam Burroughs

July 15, 2021

Jushi Holdings Closes OhiGrow Acquisition

Jushi Holdings Inc. has closed its previously announced acquisition of OhiGrow LLC...

By Adam Burroughs

July 9, 2021

Women and the unique challenges they face in their entrepreneurial pursuits

Linda Pringle Evans, CEO and Founder of Pringle Business Consulting, and the Director of Education at Empowering a Billion Women, discusses the state of female entrepreneurship in the U.S. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 1, 2021

Togetherwork Acquires Acceptd

Togetherwork, the leader in integrated software and payments for managing communities, groups, and organizations, has acquired Acceptd, the premier application and audition platform for the arts....

By Adam Burroughs

July 1, 2021

Hybrid Apparel Acquires Air Waves

Hybrid Apparel has completed its acquisition of Air Waves, a market leading design and technology driven print-on-demand provider serving e-commerce and wholesale customers....

By Adam Burroughs

July 1, 2021

Numotion Acquires SpinLife

Numotion, the nation's largest provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence, has acquired SpinLife.com the market leader in online retail Durable Medical Equipment for the aging population as well as people living with disabilities. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 1, 2021

Olive Closes $400M Round

Olive, the automation company creating the Internet of Healthcare, has closed a $400 million funding round, bringing the company to a $4 billion valuation....

By Adam Burroughs

June 11, 2021

Josh Curtis on what M&A’s busiest year means for sellers

Josh Curtis, managing director of Footprint Capital, offers his view of the market from both the sell-side and buy-side, as well as his sense of how things could play out for the balance of the year....

By Adam Burroughs

June 9, 2021

Huntington Completes Merger With TCF

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated has closed its merger with TCF Financial Corporation, creating a Top 25 U.S. bank holding company....

By Adam Burroughs

June 9, 2021

Branch Insurance Closes $50M Series B

Branch Insurance has closed a $50 million Series B fundraise to fuel its national and partner channel expansion....

By Adam Burroughs

June 3, 2021

Lenox Corporation Acquires Oneida Consumer LLC

Bristol, Pa.-based Lenox Corp., a leading supplier of tabletop, giftware and home entertaining products, has acquired Columbus-based Oneida Consumer. The deal includes all existing Oneida Consumer-branded tabletop products including flatware, dinnerware and cutlery....

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2021

Allstate Corp To Acquire SafeAuto

The Allstate Corporation has agreed to acquire SafeAuto...

By Adam Burroughs

May 13, 2021

Cindi Englefield offers sale perspective from both sides of the table

Cindi Englefield shares what she sees from the outside when helping business owners sell their business, as well as insight and advice gained from her sale experience....

By Adam Burroughs

May 11, 2021

L Brands to Spin Off Bath & Body Works, Victoria’s Secret Into Publicly Traded Companies

L Brands, Inc.’s Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate the company into two independent, public companies: Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret....

By Adam Burroughs

May 3, 2021

Path Robotics Raises $56M

Path Robotics, the Columbus-based AI Robotics company responsible for designing the world's first truly autonomous robotic welding system, has received $56 million in Series B funding...

By Adam Burroughs

April 29, 2021

Forge Biologics Closes $120M Series B Round

Forge Biologics, a gene therapy-focused contract development and manufacturing organization, has closed a $120 million Series B financing round....

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

March 31, 2021

Tami Longaberger on being on the other side of the investing table

Tami Longaberger talks about her time as an operator informs her approach as an investor, what she’s seeing in the secure data ecosystem space, and the future of the Longaberger Co. brand....

By Adam Burroughs

March 25, 2021

Huntington, TCF Shareholders Approve Merger

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated and TCF Financial Corporation have approved the proposed merger of TCF into Huntington....

By Adam Burroughs

March 24, 2021

Discount Drainage Supplies Acquired By Winsupply

Winsupply Inc. has completed the purchase of Discount Drainage Supplies, a waterworks distributor with three locations in Ohio....

By Adam Burroughs

March 17, 2021

Riverside Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell ARCOS

The Riverside Company has signed a definitive agreement with Vista Equity Partners (Vista) to sell ARCOS....

By Adam Burroughs

March 16, 2021

IGS Energy Acquires JadeTrack

IGS Energy has acquired Columbus-based JadeTrack, a software provider that helps businesses manage energy usage and improve sustainability program performance....

By Adam Burroughs

March 5, 2021

For Bill Lee, approachability is key when investing

Bill Lee, serial entrepreneur and investor, on what he’s learned over his years of buying, selling and investing....

By Adam Burroughs

March 2, 2021

CompManagement and CareWorks Comp in Ohio merge to become Sedgwick

Sedgwick, a provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced that Ohio-based CompManagement and CareWorks Comp have merged and become Sedgwick....

By Adam Burroughs

March 2, 2021

Beam Dental Raises $80M Series E Round

Beam Dental, a Columbus, a digital-first dental insurer, has raised $80 millin in Series E funding....

By Adam Burroughs

February 25, 2021

Stewart Information Services Corp. Acquires Signature Closers

Stewart Information Services Corporation has acquired Signature Closers, LLC...

By Adam Burroughs

February 22, 2021

eFuse raises $6M from investors

Esports social media startup eFuse has raised $6m in post-seed capital funding...

By Adam Burroughs

February 16, 2021

American Family Insurance Wraps Up Bold Penguin Acquisition

American Family Insurance has closed its acquisition of digital exchange Bold Penguin...

By Adam Burroughs

February 5, 2021

Pam Springer warns against “generals” when investing

Serial entrepreneur and investor Pam Springer on how to be an effective investor....

By Adam Burroughs

February 1, 2021

Worthington Industries Acquires General Tools & Instruments Co.

Worthington Industries, Inc. is set to acquire General Tools & Instruments Company LLC, a provider of over 1,200 specialized tools....

By Adam Burroughs

January 25, 2021

Rocky Brands To Buy Honeywell Lifestyle And Performance Footwear Business

Honeywell has signed an agreement to sell its performance and lifestyle footwear business to Rocky Brands for approximately $230 million....

By Adam Burroughs

January 22, 2021

GigCapital2 Raises $285M For Business Combination With UpHealth Holdings and Cloudbreak Health

GigCapital2, Inc. has raised $285 million for its business combinations with UpHealth Holdings, Inc. and Cloudbreak....

By Adam Burroughs

January 8, 2021

Dealmaker Conversations: Hugh Cathey

ChromoCare CEO Hugh Cathey shares his insights on the M&A market and his outlook for future dealmaking....

By Adam Burroughs

January 8, 2021

CareDx To Acquire TransChart

CareDx Inc. has agreed to acquire OSU spinout TransChart, a Columbus-based provider of electronic health record software supporting the needs of US transplant centers....

By Adam Burroughs

January 8, 2021

EverCommerce Acquires Updox

EverCommerce has completed the acquisition of Updox, a health care communication platform for in-person and virtual care....

By Adam Burroughs

January 5, 2021

A-1 Preferred Sources Acquires On The Mark Services

A-1 Preferred Sources has acquired On The Mark Services Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

December 11, 2020

Carlton D. Dean III on how the pandemic reshaped deal priorities

Carlton D. Dean III talks about how the pandemic has affected both the state of the market, and the state of his M&A thinking....

By Adam Burroughs

December 7, 2020

Basking Biosciences, Inc. Completes $5.4M Seed Financing

Basking Biosciences, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced an initial closing of a $5.4M Seed Series financing....

By Adam Burroughs

December 3, 2020

Olive Acquires Verata Health

Olive is set to acquire Verata Health, a health care AI company....

By Adam Burroughs

November 26, 2020

ascena retail group Signs Asset Purchase Agreement with Sycamore Partners, $540m deal includes Lane Bryant

ascena retail group, inc. and certain of its subsidiaries has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Premium Apparel LLC, an affiliate of Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm specializing in consumer, retail and distribution investments, to sell ascena’s Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey brands....

By Adam Burroughs

November 23, 2020

GigCapital2 To Combine With UpHealth and Cloudbreak to Form Combined Company to List on the NYSE

GigCapital2, a Technology, Media and Telecom Private-to-Public Equity corporation, has entered into two separate definitive business combination agreements with each of UpHealth Holdings, Inc. and Cloudbreak Health, LLC, to form a combined entity....

By Adam Burroughs