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West Michigan women business leaders share insight, inspiration from their careers
Women business leaders in West Michigan discussed the value of diverse perspectives in leadership, finding mentors in unexpected places and “saying yes to the next challenge.”
Waséyabek hires associate attorney as business portfolio grows
GRAND RAPIDS — Joining Waséyabek Development Co. LLC represents a merging of Erika Weiss’ professional experience in business and tribal law, and offers an opportunity to explore a long-held interest in non-gaming economic development.
Waséyabek leader lecturing at Harvard on tribal economic development success
GRAND RAPIDS — Deidra Mitchell, president and CEO of Waséyabek Development Co. LLC, was selected to guest lecture at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government to promote best practices in tribal economic development.
MiBiz Growth Report: Sept. 26, 2022
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for September 26, 2022:
Tribally owned Waséyabek Development Co. buys Muskegon property
MUSKEGON — Waséyabek Development Co., the non-gaming economic development arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, has purchased the manufacturing facility that houses one of its portfolio companies, RSI of West Michigan.
Inflation, interest rates, global conflict complicate M&A outlook
After an active dealmaking year in 2021 that was fueled by private equity, the M&A outlook for 2022 is slightly more clouded as inflation grows to 40-year highs, the Federal Reserve begins bumping up interest rates and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine disrupts financial markets.
M&A Awards: Mitchell helms Waséyabek through M&A-fueled growth spurt
Deidra Mitchell looks back on 2021 as a pivotal year in many ways for Waséyabek Development Co., the Grand Rapids-based investment arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi.
Waséyabek acquires Otsego manufacturer that will help further grow revenue for tribe
GRAND RAPIDS — Waséyabek Development Co. LLC is venturing into uncharted territories for tribal economic development firms following a new acquisition.
King named permanent CEO of Gun Lake Investments; activity to accelerate in 2022
Gun Lake Investments started 2022 with a permanent CEO in place and plans to become more active in the market.
MiBiz roundtable: M&A experts forecast strong deal flow in post-pandemic rebound
Mergers and acquisitions should remain strong through 2021 — driven by several factors affecting deal flow — although finding a good deal may come with a high price for buyers.
Michigan’s tribes add $288.8 million to state economy via non-gaming businesses
As they’ve taken steps to diversify their revenues away from casinos in recent years, Michigan’s Native American tribes have built growing business ventures that in 2019 contributed nearly $288.8 million to the state economy.
Tribes partner in $17.5 million purchase of iconic McKay Tower in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Tribally owned Gun Lake Investments and Waséyabek Development Co. have jointly acquired McKay Tower in downtown Grand Rapids, MiBiz has learned.