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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 5, 2021

Sword Health Acquires Vigilant Technologies

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

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 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 1, 2021

Continuim Acquires Merlot Vango Tarping Solutions

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

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 8, 2021

Tecum Capital Launches Third SBIC Fund

Tecum Capital Management received a license from the U.S. Small Business Administration to operate its third SBIC fund and concurrently held its first closing for the new fund. ...

By Adam Burroughs

September 8, 2021

3Phase Elevator, Hadfield Elevator Merge

3Phase Elevator, an independent elevator and escalator services provider, has merged with Pittsburgh-based Hadfield Elevator....

By Adam Burroughs

September 7, 2021

Highmark acquires full ownership of Gateway Health

Highmark has closed on its transaction to acquire full ownership of Gateway Health Plan, Inc., a managed care organization....

By Adam Burroughs

August 19, 2021

Supply chain issues and the threats they present in M&A

David Iwinski, managing director at Blue Water Growth, talks about the supply chain issues between U.S. and Chinese companies, how they’re affecting M&A transactions and offers strategies for rooting out supply chain risk ahead of, and during, a transaction. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 16, 2021

RQM+ Gets Investment From Linden Capital Partners

RQM+ has received an investment by Linden Capital Partners, a Chicago-based healthcare private equity firm. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2021

Desktop Metal to Acquire ExOne

Desktop Metal, Inc. and The ExOne Company have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Desktop Metal will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of ExOne common stock. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 6, 2021

Continuim Equity Partners Acquires Anker

Continuim Equity Partners has acquired Anker Industries, a manufacturer of metallurgical powders and briquettes in addition to providing aluminum processing and slag design services for the largest steel producers across North America. ...

By Adam Burroughs

August 3, 2021

LANXESS Completes Emerald Kalama Chemical Acquisition

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS completed the second-largest acquisition in its history with the takeover of Emerald Kalama Chemical. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 16, 2021

De-risking the de-SPAC transaction

There’s a lot of talk about SPACs, blank-check companies that raise money to fast-track a private company into the public market. What doesn’t get discussed as much is the de-SPAC transaction — the second part of that process. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 13, 2021

Tecum Capital, Expedition Capital Partners Recapitalize BP Business Solutions

Tecum Capital and Expedition Capital Partners led a majority recapitalization of BP Business Solutions...

By Adam Burroughs

July 13, 2021

F.N.B. Acquiring Baltimore's Howard Bancorp

F.N.B. has agreed to acquire Howard Bancorp for approximately $418 million. Howard has approximately $2.6 billion in total assets and operates 13 full-service banking offices in Baltimore and the greater Washington, D.C., area....

By Adam Burroughs

July 13, 2021

Incline Acquires Edko

Incline Equity Partners has acquired Edko, a provider of herbicide-based vegetation management services to utilities, municipalities and other operators of infrastructure rights-of-way....

By Adam Burroughs

June 11, 2021

Ryan Green continually adjusts his model to find success

Gridwise co-founder Ryan Green continues to evolve his business, using customer feedback and adjusting to the market to find success....

By Adam Burroughs

June 11, 2021

Kraft Heinz To Purchase Assan Foods

The Kraft Heinz Company has reached an agreement to purchase Assan Foods from privately held Turkish conglomerate Kibar Holding in a deal that values the enterprise at approximately $100 million. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 10, 2021

CB Financial Services Sells Two West Virginia Branches to Citizens Bank of West Virginia

CB Financial Services, Inc., the holding company for Community Bank, announced that it and Community Bank have entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement to sell two West Virginia branches....

By Adam Burroughs

June 9, 2021

Monongahela Valley Hospital Signs Definitive Agreement For Affiliation With Penn Highlands Healthcare

The Boards of Directors of both Monongahela Valley Hospital and Penn Highlands Healthcare have signed a Definitive Agreement between the two entities that would integrate Monongahela Valley Hospital into the Penn Highlands Healthcare system....

By Adam Burroughs

June 8, 2021

Elligo Health Research Acquires Root Health

Elligo Health Research has acquired Root Health, an AI virtual assistant for clinical research....

By Adam Burroughs

June 3, 2021

Incline Acquires Starwest Botanicals

Incline Equity Partners, a Pittsburgh-based private equity firm, has acquired Starwest Botanicals...

By Adam Burroughs

April 30, 2021

Chuck Mattera on integration during a pandemic

How Chuck Mattera navigated the nearly $3 billion Finisar integration during a pandemic....

By Adam Burroughs

April 29, 2021

Incline Sells Two, Gets Minority Investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Petershill Program

Incline Sells AFC Industries and Wholesale Supplies Plus, gets passive, minority investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Petershill program....

By Adam Burroughs

April 26, 2021

Federated Hermes to acquire certain investment-management-related assets of Horizon Advisers

Federated Hermes, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire certain investment management related assets of Horizon Advisers...

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 22, 2021

Liaison International acquires Othot

Othot’s Enrollment, Student Success, and other solutions join Liaison’s expanding family of strategic enrollment management solutions...

By Adam Burroughs

April 19, 2021

PPG Acquires Automotive Coatings Manufacturer Cetelon

PPG has acquired Cetelon Lackfabrik GmbH, a manufacturer of coatings for automotive and light truck wheel applications....

By Adam Burroughs

April 16, 2021

BlueTree Allied Angels’ Sreekar Gadde urges entrepreneurs to see IP differently

BlueTree Allied Angels’ Sreekar Gadde urges entrepreneurs to stop think about IP only in terms of protection, and instead create a holistic strategy to maximize long-term value....

By Adam Burroughs

April 14, 2021

PPG Extends Tender Offer Period for Tikkurila

PPG is extending the tender offer period for all issued and outstanding shares of Tikkurila Oyj to May 11, 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

April 13, 2021

Stonewood Capital Management Acquires CMS East

Stonewood Capital Management, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based private equity firm, has acquired CMS East, Inc., one of the largest privately-owned cemetery operations in the United States. ...

By Adam Burroughs

April 7, 2021

Rice Acquisition Corp. to Combine Aria Energy and Archaea Energy

Rice Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company focused on the energy transition sector, has an agreement to enter into a business combination with Aria Energy LLC and Archaea Energy LLC...

By Adam Burroughs

April 6, 2021

Evoqua Water Technologies Completes Acquisition of Water Consulting Specialists

Evoqua Water Technologies has acquired privately-held Water Consulting Specialists, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

April 1, 2021

Alcoa Completes Divestiture of Warrick Rolling Mill

Alcoa Corporation has completed the sale of the rolling mill and associated assets near Evansville, Indiana, held by Alcoa Warrick LLC, to Kaiser Aluminum Corporation....

By Adam Burroughs

March 18, 2021

Support, trust go a long way in M&A deals

For anyone considering selling a business, those who have been there say whatever you’re thinking the due diligence process is, both in terms of volume and depth of the requests, it’s more....

By Adam Burroughs

March 18, 2021

ProFromGo and Media Post Merge

Joining forces under the new name Vendilli Digital Group, ProFromGo Internet Marketing, LLC and Media Post, Inc. announce the merger of their two companies....

By Adam Burroughs

March 18, 2021

II-VI Revises Offer For Coherent

Optical components maker II-VI Inc raised its bid for laser maker Coherent to $7 billion...

By Adam Burroughs

March 16, 2021

APR Supply Co. TO Acquire Plumbers Equipment Co.

APR Supply Co. is set to acquire Plumbers Equipment Co. at the anticipated close date of April 5, 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

March 3, 2021

Quantic Electronics buys Corry Micronics

Warrendale-based Quantic Electronics, an electronic component maker, has acquired Cranberry Township-based Corry Micronics, a leading supplier of RF and microwave components and subsystems specializing in high power and broadband solutions....

By Michael Marzec

March 2, 2021

RE2 Robotics Lands $1.9M In U.S. Funding

RE2 Robotics, a developer of intelligent mobile robotic manipulation systems, has received $1.9 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to develop a robotic system for the outdoor autonomous manipulation of photovoltaic panels (O-AMPP)....

By Michael Marzec

February 19, 2021

Blue River’s Sara Clevenger explores M&A’s Tumultuous year

Blue River's Sara Clevenger looks back at M&A’s interesting 2020, and looks ahead, discussing what changes in perceptions and approaches could color 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

February 15, 2021

Lanxess Buys Emerald Kalama Chemical for $1.08B

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has inked a deal to buy US-based Emerald Kalama Chemical for an enterprise value of $1.075 billion...

By Adam Burroughs

February 11, 2021

Kraft Heinz to Sell Its Nuts Business to Hormel Foods

The Kraft Heinz Company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its nuts business to Hormel Foods Corporation in a cash transaction for $3.35 billion....

By Adam Burroughs

February 10, 2021

AssuredPartners Acquires TJS Financial Services, LLC

AssuredPartners Inc. has acquired TJS Financial Services, LLC (TJS) of Pittsburgh....

By Adam Burroughs

February 4, 2021

PSP Metrics Inc. acquired By ScaleCo's

ScaleCo Management, LLC, a Cleveland-based private investment firm, has made an investment in, and partnership with, employee assessment company PSP Metrics, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

January 22, 2021

Metz Lewis' George Thomas on the surprising strength of M&A through the pandemic

Metz Lewis' George Thomas offers his assessment of the M&A market — what it looked like in 2020, and what he expects it will look like in 2021....

By Adam Burroughs

January 15, 2021

United States Steel Corporation Completes Big River Steel Acquisition

United States Steel Corporation has closed its acquisition of the remaining equity of Big River Steel for approximately $774 million from cash on hand....

By Adam Burroughs