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Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 8, 2020.
Grand Rapids-based private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners continued its investment in cutting die manufacturers with a recent acquisition.
Jeff Helminski’s private equity firm has an internal goal of sourcing 20 qualified deals each week.
M&A activity that declined sharply in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and slammed the economy appears to have started rebounding after mid-year.
The COVID-19 pandemic that dismantled daily routines and hammered the economy has forced investors to pivot along with the companies they back financially.
MAKING THE CASE: Preserving local ownership a priority as West Michigan firms attract heightened PE interest
Locally owned and operated businesses are a unique asset to West Michigan’s economy, but that dynamic is changing as more owners opt to sell to private equity firms that have increasingly targeted the region for deals.
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Jeff Helminski, co-founder and managing partner of Auxo Investment Partners in Grand Rapids, successfully leveraged his atypical experience and path into the world of private equity in multiple deals last year.
Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners moved deeper into the marine transportation business with an investment in Muskegon-based Andrie Inc.
Professionals expect a vibrant M&A market and strong deal flow this year amid easing U.S. economic growth and rising interest rates.
M&A/PE Roundtable: Advisers see strong M&A market ahead, even as distressed deals, due diligence ramps up
M&A professionals expect the dealmaking market to remain healthy in 2019. That’s one of the conclusions from a panel of executives MiBiz assembled to talk about West Michigan’s mergers and acquisitions sector.
Aiming Small? Orchard Creek Capital’s deal for Classic Die signals downmarket trend for private equity firm
GRAND RAPIDS — For its first acquisition, Northville-based Orchard Creek Capital LLC targeted an investment in an established, family-owned manufacturing company.
Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has completed its fifth acquisition in 13 months with a deal for a Warren-based stamping manufacturer.
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Closing fundraising for a $50 million private equity fund gives Auxo Investment Partners a year-long breather before preparing to raise capital for a second fund.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Sept. 4, 2018.
GRAND RAPIDS — Auxo Investment Partners closed fundraising for its first fund after netting $50 million from family offices and institutional investors.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 20, 2018.
GRAND RAPIDS — Manufacturer Midway Rotary Die Solutions has sold to a West Michigan-based private equity firm.
M&A activity should remain strong in 2018 and perhaps get a push from federal tax reform.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Dec. 11, 2017.
West Michigan private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has moved into the transport business with the acquisition of a New Orleans-based barge company.
Private equity investors have more capital to deploy today than they have in years.
GRAND RAPIDS — Closing on its first acquisitions should provide private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners momentum as it pursues additional deals in an active M&A market.
Private equity investments in Michigan grew in 2016 with an increase in both deals and the amount of capital invested.
GRAND RAPIDS — Following careers in investment banking and family offices, two West Michigan professionals have struck out on their own.
More of the same? Seller’s market largely unfazed by rising interest rates, politics as deal flow keeps pace
Professionals working in mergers and acquisitions in West Michigan expect strong deal flow to continue in 2017, maintaining a seller’s market.
Addressing a market vacuum: Investment firms pivot to hold companies longer, focus on legacy to court manufacturers
As waves of baby boomers continue to reach retirement age, many have faced the prospect of selling the manufacturing companies they’ve built over the years.