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September 16, 2020

Thoma Bravo completes acquisition of Foundation Software

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo has completed its acquisition of Foundation Software....

By Adam Burroughs

September 16, 2020

The Riverside Co. makes three investments

The Riverside Co. has invested in Germany-based Evint, Life Sciences Training Institute and has provided Black Rock Coffee Holdings a senior secured lending facility....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2020

Mpac Group plc acquires Switchback Group

Mpac Group plc, has acquired the entire issued share capital of Switchback Group Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2020

Shiloh Enters Into Stalking Horse Deal For Sale, Files Chapter 11

Shiloh Industries Inc. has entered into a stalking horse stock and asset purchase agreement with Grouper Holdings LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

Corrective Eye Center acquired by EyeCare Partners

Corrective Eye Center, an ophthalmology group based inNortheast Ohio, has been acquired by EyeCare Partners....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

Team Wendy set to be acquired by Avon Rubber for $130M

At the close of the transaction, Team Wendy will operate as a subsidiary of Avon from the company's current headquarters in Cleveland....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

NovAccess Global Acquires StemVax Therapeutics from Innovest Global

The transaction structure features the issuance of 7.5 million common restricted shares of NovAccess Global stock to Innovest Global as consideration....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

WRL buys Keystroke Media

WRL Advertising LLC, a marketing and design firm, has purchased local web development company, Keystroke Media Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

Align Capital Partners acquires Electronic Transaction Consultants

The partnership with ACP is expected to help grow ETC's existing portfolio and help the company expand into adjacent markets....

By Adam Burroughs

August 13, 2020

Ace Products & Consulting acquires Geoanalytical Inc.

By acquiring GEOAnalytical, ACE Products & Consulting expands its services into a new market, while growing its current offering within the rubber and silicone market....

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2020

Marsh Industries acquired by PolyVision

Marsh Industries will operate as an independent brand and continue to focus on board manufacturing for their existing product lines....

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2020

Pipeline Packaging Acquires Houston Based HAZMATPAC, Inc.

Pipeline Packaging, a distributor of rigid industrial containers, has acquired HAZMATPAC Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of packaging containers for the transport of hazardous materials....

By Adam Burroughs

August 10, 2020

Thoma Bravo acquires Foundation Software

As part of the transaction, Founder & CEO Fred Ode will maintain a minority ownership in the company....

By Adam Burroughs

August 10, 2020

Adcon Engineering acquired by ACD

The acquisition is said to offer tremendous synergies between the companies and a strong product portfolio for continued growth in the Ohio market....

By Adam Burroughs

August 6, 2020

MRI Software Buys MacMunnis

Solon-based MRI Software has acquired Chicago-based MacMunnis Inc., a provider of lease administration solutions to  businesses managing complex lease portfolios....

By Michael Marzec

August 3, 2020

FocusCFO Raises Angel Funding

FocusCFO, a Columbus-based provider of CFO-level financial and management services for small and middle-market companies, recently raised $285,000 of convertible debt financing from undisclosed investors....

By Michael Marzec

August 3, 2020

Kennedy Cottrell Richards and Rea & Associates set to merge

Rea & Associates Inc., a regional accounting and business consulting firm, is set to merge with Gahanna, Ohio-based firm, Kennedy Cottrell Richards....

By Adam Burroughs

August 3, 2020

3Cloud acquires Applied Cloud Systems

3Cloud, a Microsoft Azure services firm, has acquired Applied Cloud Systems, a Microsoft consultancy....

By Adam Burroughs

August 3, 2020

7-Eleven set to acquire Speedway

As part of the agreement, 7-Eleven will acquire approximately 3,900 Speedway stores located in 35 states, for $21 billion in cash....

By Adam Burroughs

August 1, 2020

CEC completes SITEC acquisition

CEC has completed its acquisition of multi-discipline civil engineering and land survey firm SITEC Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

July 31, 2020

Steel manufacturer Precision Marshall acquired by Live Ventures

Live Ventures Inc., a diversified holding company, has acquired Precision Industries, Inc. for approximately $31.5 million in cash....

By Adam Burroughs

July 30, 2020

Branch Secures $24 Million Series A

Branch, a technology-driven home and auto insurance company, has closed a $24 million Series A funding round co-led by Greycroft and HSCM Bermuda....

By Adam Burroughs

July 29, 2020

The Riverside Co. invests in GSB & Associates Inc.

The Riverside Co. has invested in GSB & Associates, Inc., a flavor house specializing in custom flavor development....

By Adam Burroughs

July 28, 2020

Modern Hire, with The Riverside Co. support, acquires Sonru

Sonru, a provider of automated video interviewing technology, has been acquired by Modern Hire, with financial support from The Riverside Co....

By Adam Burroughs

July 28, 2020

Buckley King acquires Altick & Corwin

The merger adds to Buckley King's Ohio footprint and brings expanded practice areas including public-sector/municipal law, a military-focused family law practice, and a niche practice in identification and asset protection for Mega Millions and Ohio Lottery winners....

By Adam Burroughs

July 27, 2020

CNX Resources Corp, to acquire remaining public stake in CNX Midstream Partners

CNX Resources Corp. is set to acquire all of the outstanding common units of CNX Midstream Partners LP that it does not already own....

By Adam Burroughs

July 27, 2020

RVI sells Lowe’s - Newnan Crossing

Retail Value Inc. closed on the sale of the Lowe’s at Newnan Crossing for $15.6 million....

By Adam Burroughs

July 27, 2020

Madison Electric Products acquired by Southwire

Southwire has acquired Madison Electric Products LLC of Solon, Ohio – a manufacturer of high-quality electrical components and accessories....

By Adam Burroughs

July 27, 2020

SMB Insurance Bought By Kernan Insurance Agency

Columbus-based online insurance agency SMB Insurance has been acquired by Kernan Insurance Agency of Powell. Terms were not disclosed....

By Michael Marzec

July 23, 2020

Harrington Industrial Plastics acquires Aetna Plastics

Harrington Industrial Plastics has completed its acquisition of Aetna Plastics, in partnership with Aetna management....

By Adam Burroughs

July 16, 2020

Saucy Brew Works Raises Capital Through Crowdfunding

The Cleveland-based production brewery and brewpub in Ohio City has raised more than $250,000 of an intended $1.07 million through crowdfunding site StartEngine....

By Michael Marzec

July 16, 2020

OPENonline Acquired By Universal Background Screening

Columbus-based OPENonline, a  provider of employment background checks and investigative services, has been acquired by Universal Background Screening of Scottsdale, Ariz. Terms were not disclosed.v...

By Michael Marzec

July 15, 2020

Thirty-One Gifts Gets Growth Capital From Kanbrick

Thirty-One Gifts founder Cindy Monroe has taken on a growth equity partner in Kanbrick, the investment firm led by former Waren Buffett deputy Tracy Britt Cool and Brian Humphrey. Terms were not disclosed.v...

By Michael Marzec

July 15, 2020

Aatru Medical Closes Series C Round Financing

Aatru Medical Inc., a Cleveland-based medtech company, completed a Series C financing round for an undisclosed amount with private investors....

By Michael Marzec

July 15, 2020

Indago Raises More Capital

Indago, a Cleveland-based medical device startup, raised $670,000 of new funding in the form of convertible debt from undisclosed investors....

By Michael Marzec

July 14, 2020

Peak Rock Capital Sells ProFusion Industries To Management Group

Peak Rock Capital has sold ProFusion Industries to an investor group led by the company's management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

By Michael Marzec

July 13, 2020

Sweden's Sandvik acquires Allied Construction

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is buying Cleveland-based Allied Construction Products LLC, a distributor of hydraulic hammers to the construction and mining industries and manufacturer of compactor plates and mounting brackets. Terms were not disclosed....

By Michael Marzec

July 8, 2020

Popcom Crowdfunds $2.3M

PopCom, a Columbus-based smart vending and kiosk startup, has completed its second equity crowdfunding campaign....

By Adam Burroughs

July 8, 2020

CBIZ Acquires Prince-Wood Insurance

CBIZ Inc. has acquired property and casualty insurance agency Prince-Wood Insurance L.L.C....

By Adam Burroughs

July 8, 2020

Snip Internet Acquires Rocket Fiber Residential Internet Services

Snip Internet's acquisition of Rocket Fiber LLC, from Everstream serves as an initial expansion for Snip as they open in additional markets throughout the Midwest in the coming months....

By Adam Burroughs

July 7, 2020

Drive Capital contributes to Immuta's $40M funding round

Drive Capital is among the investors helping Boston-based Immuta, the automated data governance company,  secure $40 million in funding....

By Adam Burroughs

July 7, 2020

Sequoia Financial Group gets strategic investment from Kudu Investment Management

Sequoia Financial Group LLC gets a strategic investment from Kudu Investment Management, LLC, an independent provider of long-term capital solutions to asset and wealth managers. Financial terms were not disclosed....

By Adam Burroughs

July 7, 2020

Resilience Capital Partners Portfolio Company CR Brands Sells Laundry Brands

Resilience Capital Partners' portfolio company CR Brands Inc. has completed the sale of its Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator and Dryel “at home dry cleaning” product lines to Scott’s Liquid Gold, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

July 6, 2020

Bricker & Eckler acquires Ohio PACE, Energize Kentucky from The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance

Law firm Bricker & Eckler LLP has acquired the Ohio PACE and Energize Kentucky commercial PACE programs from The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance....

By Adam Burroughs

July 3, 2020

Paceline Equity Partners Buys R.E.L.A.M.

Dallas-based PE firm Paceline Equity Partners has acquired Railway Equipment Leasing And Maintenance Inc., a Northfield-based lessor of railroad maintenance-of-way equipment, along with two affiliated companies....

By MIchael Marzec

July 1, 2020

Portfolio Completes Purchase Of NAE/NWAN

National Automotive Experts/NWAN has completed its sale to California-based Portfolio. The deal brings together two leading companies in the finance and insurance products market for the automotive industry....

By Michael Marzec

July 1, 2020

PolyOne completes Clariant Masterbatch acquisition

PolyOne Corp. has completed its purchase of the color masterbatch businesses of Clariant and Clariant Chemicals India Ltd. PolyOne has also changed its name to Avient....

By Adam Burroughs

June 30, 2020

RVI sells Big Oaks Crossing shopping mall

Retail Value Inc. has sold Big Oaks Crossing in Tupelo, Mississippi, for $21 million....

By Adam Burroughs

June 25, 2020

Cyprium Partners makes non-control investment in Chief Enterprises Holding

Cyprium Investment Partners has completed a new preferred equity and subordinated debt investment in Chief Enterprises Holding LLC...

By Adam Burroughs

June 23, 2020

OverDrive to buy RBmedia assets

OverDrive, a Cleveland-based digital reading platform for libraries and schools, is acquiring the assets of RBmedia’s library business, including the RBdigital platform in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia....

By Jayne Gest