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Displaying items tagged: Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey plc

Sunday, 20 November 2022 19:14

MiBiz Growth Report: Nov. 21, 2022

Below is a snapshot of growth activity that was published in our Nov. 21, 2022 print edition. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 13 March 2022 18:03

People in the news: March 14, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for March 14, 2022

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 08 March 2022 11:34

Miller Johnson law firm hires former Perrigo exec as first CEO

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-based law firm Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC has hired former Perrigo Co. plc executive Rich Sorota as CEO.

Published in Talent

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 16:07

MLCC rules in favor of breweries hosting free bingo games

Breweries, wineries and restaurants may now legally offer free bingo to patrons without fear of punishment by the state following a recent ruling by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Monday, 07 December 2020 11:47

Innovative Medical Systems acquired by Illinois electronic security firm

GRAND RAPIDS -- Convergint Technologies LLC in Schaumburg, Ill., has acquired Grand Rapids-based Innovative Medical Systems Inc., a reseller of acute care and technical products for hospitals.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 31 August 2020 11:22

MiBiz Growth Report: August 31, 2020

Here is the MiBiz growth report for August 31, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 12:47

Miller Johnson acquires Detroit-based law firm as part of strategic plan

Grand Rapids-based law firm Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC plans to complete the acquisition of Lusk Albertson PLC, a Detroit law firm focused on the education sector, on Aug. 31.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:15

Quick rollout of remote work during pandemic opens companies to cyber threats

The millions of employees now working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic heighten the need for employers to remain vigilant and make sure they’re protecting their data from cyber threats.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 29 March 2020 17:30

Employers take varied approaches to labor issues amid COVID-19

Many businesses are grappling with labor issues amid a stay-home order issued by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

Published in Economic Development

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 05:12

Business interruption insurance unlikely to cover most coronavirus-caused disruptions

Companies that bought business interruption insurance to guard against losses in case of a major disruption may likely find their coverage won’t protect them from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 05:05

Grand Rapids distillery lays off 50 to ensure employee income

GRAND RAPIDS — Long Road Distillers LLC has laid off 50 employees — almost its entire workforce — following a state order limiting bars and restaurants to take-out and delivery business.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Saturday, 18 January 2020 13:20

Growth Report: January 18, 2020

This is the growth report for January 18, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Thursday, 16 January 2020 12:02

Kamps Inc. sells majority stake to LA private equity firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Pallet management firm Kamps Inc. has sold a majority interest to Los Angeles, Calif.-based private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 25 November 2019 10:16

JSJ Corp. sells Dake to PE-backed Laguna Tools

GRAND HAVEN — After being part of the JSJ Corp. portfolio of companies for nearly 80 years, metalworking equipment and machine tool maker Dake Corp. has new owners. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:08

M&A Awards: Achieving investor alignment key to Acrisure’s $2 billion capital raise

Investors initially wanted to up their ante and take their stake in Caledonia-based Acrisure LLC to several times their existing holdings.

Published in Finance

Sunday, 17 March 2019 22:21

PFAS: Legal evolution

The practice of environmental law in the United States has evolved to better define who is liable for contamination cleanups. That’s according to veteran environmental lawyer Alan Schwartz, a member of Grand Rapids-based Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 14 October 2018 11:11

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 15, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 15, 2018.

Published in Finance
Saturday, 15 September 2018 21:20

Reporter’s Notebook: Small businesses can unite for association health plans, but challenges remain

Federal rules issued this summer widen an avenue for small businesses to offer employee health benefits by making it easier for them to unite to form an association health plan.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 19 August 2018 20:05

MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 20, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 20, 2018.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:49

Grand Rapids-based Auxo Investment Partners acquires Williamston-based die manufacturer

GRAND RAPIDS — Manufacturer Midway Rotary Die Solutions has sold to a West Michigan-based private equity firm.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 03 August 2018 23:22

End of a cycle? M&A activity plateaus for West Michigan manufacturers, advisers say

Before Landscape Forms Inc. acquired Kornegay Design last year, the Kalamazoo-based designer and manufacturer of site furniture, accessories and lighting mulled several acquisition targets that shared its design culture and core beliefs.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 14 January 2018 19:31

Chicago PE firm acquires majority stake in Grand Rapids health care auditing company

GRAND RAPIDS — SpendMend LLC, a company that provides spending visibility and audit and recovery services to the health care industry, sold a majority stake to Chicago-based private equity firm Sheridan Capital Partners.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 24 December 2017 17:33

West Michigan economy plays into Miller Johnson’s favor in recruiting legal talent

Craig Lubben and Robert Wolford become co-managing members on Jan. 1 at the Grand Rapids-based law firm Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC, succeeding retiring managing member Craig Mutch. Wolford and Lubben will oversee management and strategy at the firm, serve on the five-member management committee and continue with their respective law practices. Wolford, based out of the firm’s Grand Rapids office, will lead client service strategies and marketplace development. From the Kalamazoo office, Lubben manages business functions that include chairing the management committee and overseeing long-term professional and operational interests.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 03 September 2017 15:59

Grand Rapids-based PE firm Auxo closes on first two acquisitions

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.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 23 July 2017 14:23

MiBiz Growth Report: July 24, 2017

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for July 24, 2017.

• M&A: Ludington-based West Shore Bank acquired Ellis Capital Management in Muskegon. The deal, which closed July 17, extends West Shore Bank’s wealth management services into Muskegon, Ottawa and Kent counties. The bank, with assets of $426 million, previously provided wealth management at its seven branches in Ludington, Manistee and Hart. Ellis Capital Management founder David Ellis, who started the firm in 1997, and his staff joined West Shore Bank’s Wealth Management group. He became a senior vice president primarily responsible for growing the Grand Rapids and Muskegon regions. Ellis Capital Management offices in downtown Grand Rapids and Muskegon will operate under the name of West Shore Bank-Wealth Management. Warner Norcross & Judd LLP advised West Shore Bank in the transaction. Ellis Capital Management was advised by the law firm of Parmenter O’Toole PC.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 28 May 2017 16:08

Second Detroit law firm moves into GR market amid numerous local personnel shifts

Bodman PLC became the second Detroit-based law firm to enter the Grand Rapids market in recent months with the opening of a new downtown office.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 14 May 2017 13:40

Uncrowded market? Few companies capitalize on Michigan law allowing intrastate crowdfunding

Heralded by backers as a novel way for in-state businesses to raise capital, 2014’s Michigan Invests Locally Exemption (MILE) Act came with great promise.

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 04 September 2016 02:46

Roundtable: Health care industry braces for issues related to cost, quality and the ACA

It’s not as if the rising costs of health coverage went away, but for a few years the increases mitigated somewhat.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 12 June 2016 15:27

Trouble Ahead? Local turnaround professionals see economy ‘edging closer to a downturn’

Both the Michigan and U.S. economy are plugging along in fairly good shape, although just about everybody would like to see a higher rate of growth.

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 18 March 2016 12:04

Staffing firm Insight Global moving to Arena Place development

Atlanta-based staffing firm Insight Global plans to become a tenant in the mixed-use Arena Place project when the facility opens later this year.

Published in Breaking News