Displaying items tagged: Calder Capital LLC
M&A ‘mixed bag’ expected in 2023 as interest rates, economic headwinds linger
Investment bankers and deal advisers forecast a 2023 M&A market affected, but not necessarily stymied, by rising interest rates and other economic headwinds.
MiBiz Growth Report: Nov. 21, 2022
Below is a snapshot of growth activity that was published in our Nov. 21, 2022 print edition.
PE-backed firm acquires two West Michigan industrial parts distributors
A pair of West Michigan distributors of construction and industrial supplies have been acquired by a leading direct-to-jobsite construction tools distributor specializing in commercial, industrial, mixed-use and infrastructure end markets.
MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 29, 2022
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for August 29, 2022:
MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 1, 2022
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for August 1, 2022:
Economic disruptions create M&A ‘inflection point’ at midyear
The mergers and acquisitions market enters the second half of 2022 facing a stack of issues that may affect deal flow and how transactions are structured.
MiBiz Growth Report: May 23, 2022
Here is the MiBiz Growth report for May 23, 2022:
Plainwell asphalt service provider Tustin’s sells to individual investor
PLAINWELL — Ownership of asphalt maintenance service company Tustin’s Asphalt Sealing Inc. is changing hands.
MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2022
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2022.
Small biz experts, owners stress smooth transition efforts with ownership changes
After sharply declining at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of small business deals is nearing 2019 levels again as owners find reasons to exit and sellers see companies that have weathered a two-year storm.
MiBiz Growth Report: March 28, 2022
Recruitment platform Job.com has acquired QCI Healthcare Staffing, a Grand Rapids-based health care staffing agency. The deal was the fourth staffing agency acquisition by Job.com, which seeks to acquire small to medium-sized staffing agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MiBiz Growth Report: February 14, 2022
Here is a snapshot of company activity from our February 14, 2022 print edition.
Four employees purchase Cadillac-based fireplace and chimney business from founders
CADILLAC — A decades-old Northern Michigan fireplace and chimney business was recently purchased by four of its own employees.
Aging workforce complicates succession planning for manufacturers
Family-owned manufacturing companies are facing similar challenges as the industry at large as succession planning is complicated by an aging workforce.
MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2021
This is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2021.
Otsego equipment manufacturer acquired by individual investors
OTSEGO — Otsego Crane & Hoist Co., a manufacturer that specializes in overhead material handling equipment, has been sold to individual investors.
Matthew Baas assembles growing number of deals for ‘Main Street’ companies
Max Friar, managing partner at Grand Rapids-based M&A firm Calder Capital LLC, routinely found his company passing on potential clients because of the size of their businesses.
Industrial systems integrator sold to Kalamazoo company
PLAINWELL — Ownership of systems integrator Perceptive Controls Inc. has changed hands following the company’s recent sale.
Trio of West Michigan fastener companies sold to private investors
TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP — A trio of Ottawa County-based businesses that serve as a one-stop-shop in the fasteners industry has changed hands.
M&A deals for distressed companies expected to pick up in months ahead
The COVID-19 pandemic that slammed the economy this spring could generate more M&A deals in the months ahead.
Companies show how to make a deal during a global pandemic
The sale of Paragon Recruiting LLC, a small Holland firm that specializes in recruiting for the information technology industry, was two years in the making.
MiBiz Growth Report: September 27, 2020
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for September 27, 2020.
MiBiz Growth Report: August 31, 2020
Here is the MiBiz growth report for August 31, 2020.
Tribally owned firm acquires Re-source Industries Inc. of Muskegon
GRAND RAPIDS — Waséyabek Development Co., the non-gaming economic development arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indians, continues to build out its portfolio of companies with the acquisition of a Muskegon-based manufacturer.
MiBiz Growth Report: August 2, 2020
MiBiz growth report for August 2, 2020.
MiBiz Growth Report: August 16, 2020
MiBiz growth report for August 16, 2020.
Market downturn could spur M&A activity among global auto suppliers
The recent and sudden downturn in the automotive industry is likely to lead to a flurry of bankruptcies and sell-offs by distressed suppliers, not unlike what the industry witnessed on the heels of the Great Recession.
Greenville manufacturer acquires precision tooling company
Greenville-based FabX Industries Inc. has acquired Elite Tooling LLC in Kalamazoo.
Retail signage maker C.G. Witvoet & Sons acquired by Jackson investment firm
WYOMING — Fourth-generation family-owned custom sign maker C.G. Witvoet & Sons Co. has been acquired by a Jackson-based investment group.
Pandemic injects some reluctance into small business M&A market
A couple of small business deals Andrew Longcore has been approached about lately illustrate the effects on the M&A market this year from the COVID-19 pandemic.