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Displaying items tagged: mergers and acquisitions

Tuesday, 03 November 2020 17:19

Settlement requires Stryker to divest certain products before $4B acquisition

Stryker Corp. will have to divest ankle and finger implant businesses under a proposed agreement with federal trade regulators to allow a $4 billion deal to proceed with Wright Medical Group N.V., a Netherlands-based maker of various orthopedic products.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 10 September 2020 16:45

GR-based Cheeze Kurls acquired by Florida firm, will maintain local operations

Grand Rapids-based snack food maker Cheeze Kurls Inc. has been acquired by a Florida private investment firm.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 16:06

New owners of Greenville brewpub consider rebrand, renewed focus on brewing

GREENVILLE — Castle Brewing Co. has been acquired by a new team hoping to bring brewing experience and possibly a new concept to the Montcalm County brewpub.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 15:11

Lansing area accounting firm acquired by Clark, Schaefer, Hackett

HOLT — Business Management Resources Inc., a provider of managed accounting services to restaurant chains, has been acquired by Cincinnati, Ohio-based accounting and advisory firm Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co.

Published in Finance
Monday, 24 February 2020 10:34

Perrigo plans $113 million deal for oral care products line

ALLEGAN — Perrigo Co. plc plans to buy the oral product line from Stamford, Conn.-based High Ridge Brands Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in December.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 11:45

Marketing firm Revel acquires Borns B2B

MUSKEGON — Marketing and branding firm Revel has acquired Borns B2B.

Published in Economic Development

Friday, 31 January 2020 05:45

U.P. tribe acquires grocery store

BRIMLEY — A division of the Bay Mills Indian Community, based in the eastern Upper Peninsula, has signed an agreement to acquire Four Season’s Market Inc., a grocery store in Brimley, Mich.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:30

Easy Ice acquired by L.A. private equity firm

MARQUETTE — Easy Ice LLC, a commercial ice machine rental and servicing company, has been acquired by private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co. of Los Angeles, Calif.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:15

Lowell-based eMotion Controls acquired by PE-backed MHS

LOWELL — eMotion Controls Co., an automation controls system integrator and software company, has been acquired by a Kentucky firm. 

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 17 January 2020 11:41

Mid-Michigan company acquires Hopson Flats in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — A Mid-Michigan property management firm has acquired Hopson Flats, a mixed-use property in Grand Rapids’ Heartside neighborhood. 

Friday, 17 January 2020 11:25

John Grace Construction acquires Muskegon’s Port City Construction

COMSTOCK PARK — John Grace Construction LLC has acquired Muskegon-based Port City Construction & Development Services LLC, the companies announced today.

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

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 07:58

Lambert & Co. acquires New York firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Lambert & Co. closed on its second acquisition in two months with a deal for New York-based Casteel Schoenborn Investor Relations & Corporate Communications. 

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:37

Zeigler Automotive Group to acquire 3 Illinois dealerships

KALAMAZOO — Zeigler Automotive Group expects to add $350 million in annual sales with the planned acquisition of three luxury dealerships in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. 

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 14:40

Grand Rapids Cardiology merges with Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Centers

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Cardiology has merged with Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Centers for Amputation Prevention PLC, also Grand Rapids.

Published in Health Care

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 13:36

Heartside Ministry, Mel Trotter Ministries announce merger

GRAND RAPIDS — Heartside Ministry and Mel Trotter Ministries, two nonprofits with missions concerning housing and homelessness, formally merged as of Jan. 1. 

Published in Nonprofits
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 12:24

Grand Health Partners acquired by PE-backed firm

KENTWOOD — A Chicago private equity firm formed last year to invest in medical practices around the Midwest cuts it first deal with an investment in Grand Health Partners.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 08:45

Priority Health completes deal for Total Health Care

GRAND RAPIDS — Priority Health said Monday that it closed on the acquisition of Total Health Care Inc., a Detroit-based HMO.

Published in Health Care

Monday, 06 January 2020 16:31

Genzink Appraisal acquired by Denver real estate services firm

WYOMING — Real estate appraisal firm Genzink Appraisal Co. has been acquired by Denver, Colo.-based Integra Realty Resources. 

Monday, 06 January 2020 11:21

Ranir acquires Steripod toothbrush accessory brand

GRAND RAPIDS — Ranir, the oral care division of Perrigo Co. plc, has purchased the assets of Steripod, a toothbrush accessory brand, from Culver City, Calif.-based Bonfit America Inc. 

Published in Health Care
Monday, 06 January 2020 11:17

SalesPage acquires Wisconsin fintech firm

KALAMAZOO — SalesPage Technologies LLC made its second acquisition in seven months with a deal for SalesStation, a division of Milwaukee, Wisc.-based Celera Systems LLC.

Published in Finance

Monday, 06 January 2020 09:36

ChoiceOne to acquire Community Shores Bank in $21.9 million deal

SPARTA — Five months after closing one acquisition, ChoiceOne Financial Services Inc. now plans to do another.

Published in Finance
Saturday, 28 December 2019 13:10

Hitachi completes $1.42 billion deal for JR Automation

HOLLAND — JR Automation Technologies LLC is now part of Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. after the completion of a $1.42 billion deal for the West Michigan-based custom automation systems provider. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 16:24

Grand Ventures portfolio company sold to VC-backed firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Ventures’ portfolio company Sigstr of Indianapolis has been acquired by another growing venture capital-backed tech firm. 

Published in Finance

Monday, 16 December 2019 09:57

Aspen Surgical acquires medical device maker

CALEDONIA — Private equity-backed Aspen Surgical Inc. has acquired a Redmond, Wash.-based orthopedic products manufacturer. 

Published in Health Care
Monday, 09 December 2019 13:39

Suburban Inns acquires CityFlats Hotel in Holland

HOLLAND — Suburban Inns, an owner and operator of hotels across Michigan, has acquired CityFlats Hotel in Holland from an affiliate of Zeeland-based Charter House Innovations, MiBiz has learned. 

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:09

VC-backed firm acquires Doorganics

GRAND RAPIDS — Organic food delivery service Doorganics LLC has been acquired by venture capital-backed GrubMarket Inc. of San Francisco, Calif.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Monday, 02 December 2019 09:06

Service Express acquired by NYC private equity firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Data center equipment maintenance service provider Service Express LLC has been sold to a New York City private equity firm. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 16:23

Entrepreneurs acquire Iroquois Hoods

MUSKEGON — Iroquois Hoods Inc., a Muskegon maker of laboratory furniture with a focus on custom fume hoods, was acquired by entrepreneurs Rick Claypool and Nate Thornton.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 11 October 2019 14:22

Connecticut family office acquires Grand Rapids-based elevator maintenance firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Carroll Capital LLC, a Greenwich, Conn.-based family office, has acquired Grand Rapids-based Elevator Service LLC from owner Nate McFadden.

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