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June 29, 2022

Logically Acquires Cornerstone IT

Logically, one of the nation’s fastest growing managed service providers (MSP), has acquired Cornerstone IT, a highly-regarded full-service IT Managed Services Provider. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 29, 2022

The Riverside Company Makes Non-Control Investment In Apollo Interactive

The Riverside Company, a global private equity investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has made a non-control investment in Apollo Interactive. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 28, 2022

MAI Capital Management Acquires Winfield Associates

MAI Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser specializing in comprehensive investment and financial planning for high-net-worth individuals, families, professional athletes and entertainers, has acquired Winfield Associates. The acquisition adds talent to MAI’s financial planning and investment teams at its headquarters in Cleveland....

By Adam Burroughs

June 28, 2022

Fello Secures $25M

Fello, the first-agent-led iBuyer, has secured $25 million in a combination of debt and equity. This new funding will help Fello scale its mission of empowering all agents with an iBuying solution and providing home sellers with a seamless, trusted experience. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 28, 2022

Advanticom Completes Ownership Transition to Current Employees

Advanticom's successful ownership transition is complete. The acquisition from current owner Brian Conboy was executed by a group of Advanticom's employees....

By Adam Burroughs

June 27, 2022

Centerline Biomedical Raises $33M Series B

Centerline Biomedical, Inc., a private medical technology company, has closed $33 million Series B equity financing led by Cleveland Clinic with participation by GE Healthcare, RIK Enterprises, JobsOhio, Jumpstart Ventures and G2 Group Ventures....

By Adam Burroughs

June 27, 2022

Marcus Thomas Acquires ROInsights

Independent agency Marcus Thomas has acquired leading Cincinnati-based analytics firm ROInsights to bolster its data and analytics offerings. The move adds a deep bench in business analytics, data visualization, database integration and technical consultation to the venerable and award-winning agency’s suite of integrated services. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2022

Unify Jobs Raises $4.5M

Unify Jobs, an equitable hiring technology company, has raised a $4.5M seed round led by North Coast Ventures with participation from Jumpstart and several other well-established Cleveland-based investors....

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2022

Kaman Invests $10M in Near Earth Autonomy

Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) has invested $10 million in Pittsburgh, PA based Near Earth Autonomy, Inc., in exchange for a minority interest in the outstanding equity of Near Earth and one seat on its board of directors....

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2022

Evoqua Water Technologies To Acquire Smith Engineering Inc

Evoqua Water Technologies, an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Smith Engineering, Inc. The acquisition will enhance Evoqua's portfolio of high purity water treatment systems and expand its service footprint in North America....

By Adam Burroughs

June 22, 2022

Riverside Sells Brookson to People2.0

The Riverside Company has divested its interest in Brookson Group Limited through a sale to People2.0...

By Adam Burroughs

June 21, 2022

Bell Buckle Holdings Merges With Jump Start Sports

Bell Buckle Holdings, Inc. has completed a merger with Jump Start Sports, a leading provider of youth sports programs in the United States....

By Adam Burroughs

June 21, 2022

Align Capital Partners Invests In Schneider Geospatial

Align Capital Partners is recapitalizing Schneider Geospatial, LLC, a SaaS provider of public access land management software and recurring support services to state and local governments. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 21, 2022

Matthews International Acquires OLBRICH GmbH and R+S Automotive GmbH

Matthews International Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire German based engineering firms, OLBRICH GmbH and R+S Automotive GmbH, for EUR €43 million (approximately U.S. $45 million)....

By Adam Burroughs

June 21, 2022

Park Place Technologies Acquires Riverstone Technology

Park Place Technologies, the leading global data center and networking optimization firm, has acquired Riverstone Technology, a third-party maintenance, support provider based in Atlanta...

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 20, 2022

HUB International Acquires The Assets Of Heritage Wealth Management Group

HUB International Limited, a leading full-service global insurance brokerage and financial services firm, has acquired the assets of Heritage Wealth Management Group, LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

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 16, 2022

MRI Software To Acquire PropertySuite

Global PropTech leader MRI Software has entered into an agreement to acquire New Zealand-based PropertySuite, an innovative, cloud-based PropTech solution that integrates relationship management, print and digital media and marketing management, and transaction and financial management into one platform for real estate agencies....

By Adam Burroughs

June 16, 2022

Wabtec Acquires Collins Aerospace’s ARINC Rail Solutions Business

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading global supplier for freight and transit rail, has acquired Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment, a provider of intelligence-based rail dispatch and back-office solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

June 14, 2022

Sweeping Corporation of America Acquires J & M Sweeping

Sweeping Corporation of America, the largest power sweeping company in the United States, acquired J & M Sweeping, LLC. J&M, located in Middle River, Maryland provides sweeping services to commercial customers and property management companies throughout the region....

By Adam Burroughs

June 14, 2022

The Riverside Co Makes Two Investments, Completes Add-On

The Riverside Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Montel AS, has invested in CORE Higher Education Group and has completed another add-on to its Red Nucleus platform with an investment in Actando SA...

By Adam Burroughs

June 13, 2022

Cleveland Kitchen Closes $19M Series A, Acquires Sonoma Brinery

Cleveland Kitchen has received a $19M Series A financing led by Amberstone, with participation from existing investor Clover Vitality. The funds will be used to accelerate Cleveland Kitchen's growth in the fresh-fermented foods category, and to complete the acquisition of Sonoma Brinery, a premium pickle manufacturer...

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 9, 2022

Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Gross & Perthun GmbH

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) has an agreement to acquire Gross & Perthun GmbH, a Mannheim, Germany based developer, manufacturer, and distributor of coatings primarily for the heavy equipment and transportation industries. The acquired business has approximately 100 employees and annual sales of approximately $50 million, and will become part of the Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group reportable segment....

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 8, 2022

Blaze Acquires No Code No Problem

Blaze, a platform that enables teams to build web applications and internal tools without writing code, has acquired No Code No Problem, one of the most popular no-code podcasts and TikTok channels....

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 6, 2022

The Riverside Company Adds DroneCurriculum.net To Its iCEV Platform

The Riverside Company, a global private equity investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, has added DroneCurriculum.net to its iCEV platform. DroneCurriculum.net develops drone-related content, curriculum and instructional materials for the K-12 market. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 3, 2022

CRH To Acquire Barrette Outdoor Living For $1.9B

CRH plc, the global leader in building materials solutions, has reached an agreement with TorQuest Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to acquire Barrette Outdoor Living, Inc., North America’s leading provider of residential fencing and railing solutions for an enterprise value of $1.9 billion, representing an acquisition multiple of c.10x EBITDA pre-synergies....

By Adam Burroughs

June 3, 2022

Energy Focus Executes $3.5 Million Private Placement

Energy Focus, Inc. has entered into definitive securities purchase agreements with certain institutional investors for the issuance and sale of 2,692,310 shares of the company’s common stock....

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

Felux Raises $19M Series A

Felux, an online B2B marketplace and supply chain platform for steel and other metals, has raised a $19 million Series A to digitize commerce for the industrial supply chain. ...

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2022

GEON Performance Solutions Acquires Cary Compounds

GEON Performance Solutions, a global leader in the formulation, development, and manufacture of performance polymer solutions, has acquired Cary Compounds, LLC, based in Manalapan, New Jersey. ...

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

June 1, 2022

Raymond James Completes TriState Capital Holdings Acquisition

Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF) has completed the previously announced acquisition of TriState Capital Holdings, Inc....

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2022

Butler Health, Excela To Form New Health System

Officials at Butler Health System and Excela Health have signed a Letter of Intent to combine their respective organizations into a new health system serving western Pennsylvania....

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2022

F.N.B. Corporation To Acquire UB Bancorp

F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) and UB Bancorp (OTCQX: UBNC) are signing of a definitive merger agreement for FNB to acquire UB Bancorp, including its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Union Bank, in an all-stock transaction...

By Adam Burroughs

June 1, 2022

Myers Industries Acquires Mohawk Rubber Sales of New England Inc.

Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) has acquired the assets of Mohawk Rubber Sales of New England Inc., which was financed with its revolving credit facility. Mohawk Rubber Sales is a leading auto aftermarket distributor with a long standing reputation for quality and service. ...

By Adam Burroughs

May 31, 2022

Align Capital Partners Acquires StenTech

Align Capital Partners has acquired StenTech, the leading provider of surface mount technology stencils, pallets, tooling, and related components to more than 2,000 customers across North America....

By Adam Burroughs

May 31, 2022

Continuim Equity Partners Closes Inaugural CEP Fund I

Continuim Equity Partners, a Pittsburgh-based private equity firm focused on acquiring successful family-owned manufacturing and industrial businesses in our region, has closed its inaugural fund, CEP Fund I...

By Adam Burroughs

May 31, 2022

Timken Completes Spinea Acquisition

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR), has completed its previously announced acquisition of Spinea, s.r.o., a European technology leader and manufacturer of highly engineered cycloidal reduction gears and actuators....

By Adam Burroughs

May 27, 2022

B'laster Holdings Acquires Blumenthal Holdings' BBI Division

B'laster Holdings has acquired substantially all assets of Blumenthal Brands Integrated, LLC. Based in Indian Trail, North Carolina – BBI holds GUNK, LIQUID WRENCH and TITESEAL....

By Adam Burroughs

May 26, 2022

Cyprium Completes Subordinated Debt Investment in D.P. Nicoli

Cyprium Investment Partners, a non-control private equity firm, has completed a subordinated debt investment in D.P. Nicoli Inc. ...

By Adam Burroughs

May 26, 2022

Byrna Technologies Acquires Fox Labs International Assets

Byrna Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: BYRN) has acquired the assets of Fox Labs International Inc. Fox Labs, which has been in business for more than 30 years, produces what is arguably the strongest pepper spray on the market today, catering primarily to law enforcement and other security professionals...

By Adam Burroughs

May 26, 2022

Middlefield Banc Corp, Liberty Bancshares To Merge

Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN), the bank holding company for The Middlefield Banking Company, and Liberty Bancshares Inc. (OTC Markets: LBSI), the holding company for Liberty National Bank, have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Reorganization....

By Adam Burroughs