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Displaying items tagged: mergers and acquisitions

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:45

Herman Miller to acquire majority stake in Danish furniture company for $78 million

ZEELAND — Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller Inc. plans to increase its ownership stake in Denmark-based Hay A/S by an additional 34 percent. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 15:20

Greatland acquires New Jersey tax form processing firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Greatland Corp., a provider of W-2, 1099 and 1095 solutions, has acquired JAT Software Inc. of Bridgewater Township, N.J.

Published in Finance
Friday, 20 September 2019 15:31

DeVos family acquires stake in Swedish PE firm

A subsidiary of RDV Corp., the family office for the DeVos family, has acquired a stake in Swedish-based private equity firm Nordic Capital.

Published in Finance

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 14:27

UFPI acquires Pallet USA, restructures

GRAND RAPIDS — An affiliate of Universal Forest Products Inc. (NASDAQ: UFPI) has acquired Hartford, Wis.-based Pallet USA LLC, expanding Universal’s industrial product-capacity and services in the Midwest.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 12:23

Shareholders approve ChoiceOne-County Bank merger

SPARTA — ChoiceOne Financial Services Inc.’s merger with Lapeer-based County Bank Corp. easily earned shareholder approvals this morning and now heads to a close next spring.

Published in Finance
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 10:54

Ottawa Kent Insurance sells to PE-backed High Street

JENISON — Ottawa Kent Insurance Agency Inc. was acquired by Traverse City-based High Street Insurance Partners Inc., an insurance agency platform formed last year by Huron Capital Partners LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm.

Published in Finance

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 10:17

Meritage acquires 5 Wendy’s locations in Texas

GRAND RAPIDS — Restaurant operator Meritage Hospitality Group Inc. has added to its growing portfolio of Wendy’s restaurants with the acquisition of five Texas locations.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 16:23

MiBiz parent company sells Revue West Michigan to Serendipity Media

GRAND RAPIDS — The parent company of MiBiz has sold its Revue West Michigan title to Serendipity Media LLC, a Grand Rapids-based custom publisher and marketing firm. 

Published in Small Business
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 10:26

Spartan Motors acquires California-based Royal Truck Body

CHARLOTTE — Spartan Motors Inc. continues to build its presence on the West Coast with its second acquisition of a California company in three months. 

Published in Manufacturing

Monday, 09 September 2019 14:05

Office interiors dealer Custer Inc. acquires Indiana company

GRAND RAPIDS — Workplace interiors dealer Custer Inc. has acquired Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Productive Business Interiors. 

Monday, 09 September 2019 11:59

Pro-Vision acquired by Boston PE firm

BYRON CENTER — Mobile video technology manufacturer Pro-Vision Video Systems Inc. has been acquired by a Boston-based private equity fund. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 08 September 2019 12:41

California firm acquires Midstate Security

WYOMING — Midstate Security Co. LLC, a West Michigan-based electronic security and monitoring systems firm, is under new ownership. 

Published in Small Business

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 11:58

Stryker to acquire advanced imaging firm Mobius

KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp. said today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobius Imaging LLC, a Massachusetts-based advanced imaging technology company for about $370 million in cash.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 09:37

Grand Rapids Hydroponics sold to Denver-based chain GrowGen

GRAND RAPIDS — The assets of Grand Rapids Hydroponics Inc. were acquired by Denver-based GrowGeneration Corp., the largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 01 September 2019 18:11

Deal could make Priority Health stronger in SE Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS — Acquiring a Detroit-based HMO gives Priority Health a greater market presence in Southeast Michigan.

Published in Health Care

Thursday, 29 August 2019 11:06

TG Manufacturing acquires Turnkey Fabrication

GRAND RAPIDS — TG Manufacturing LLC, a fully-integrated metals manufacturing company, acquired Turnkey Fabrication LLC, an integrated fabrication operation with laser, CNC brake press, machining, assembly and welding process capability.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 29 August 2019 12:30

Spanish brewer Mahou to acquire Founders Brewing

GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. is selling a majority stake in the business to the brewery’s Spain-based minority shareholder, MiBiz has learned. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 01 September 2019 08:31

Guardian Pharmacy plans to scale up Michigan operations in deal for TruCare LTC

GRAND RAPIDS — An Atlanta-based pharmacy company that serves long-term care facilities and senior housing communities entered the Michigan market by buying a majority stake in TruCare LTC Pharmacy LLC in Grand Rapids.

Published in Small Business

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 16:28

Priority Health bolsters SE Michigan presence with acquisition of Total Health Care

GRAND RAPIDS — Priority Health would expand its market presence in Southeast Michigan with the acquisition of Detroit-based HMO Total Health Care Inc.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 10:01

Family-owned Schmuckal Oil sells 25 C-stores to Ohio firm

TRAVERSE CITY — Schmuckal Oil Co., a family-owned operator of gas station convenience stores in the northern and western Lower Peninsula, has sold its assets to an Ohio firm. 

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 11:06

Allegan General to become part of Ascension Michigan on Sunday

Allegan General Hospital will become part of Ascension Michigan on Sunday following the signing of a final definitive agreement.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 16:06

Holland-based Trendway Corp. acquired by Illinois manufacturer

Office furniture maker Trendway Corp., a fixture in the Holland business community for five decades, has been sold to Fellowes Brands, an Itasca, Ill.-based manufacturer of office and technology accessories.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 12 August 2019 15:54

Motus Integrated Technologies acquires Southfield-based fiber manufacturer

Motus Integrated Technologies LLC, a Holland-based Tier 1 and Tier 2 auto supplier, has signed a definitive agreement to buy Janesville Fiber Solutions, a division of Milwaukee, Wisc.-based Jason Industries Inc.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 04 August 2019 17:06

MiBiz Growth Report; August 5, 2019

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 5, 2019:

Published in Finance

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 13:11

FTC&H acquires Toledo civil engineering firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Engineering firm Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber Inc. acquired Northwest Consultants Inc., a civil engineering firm in Toledo, Ohio.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:48

Trillium Investments buys multifamily property in Jenison

JENISON — Trillium Investments LLC, a Grand Rapids-based multifamily investment and property management firm, has acquired the 160-unit Cottonwood Forest Apartments in Jenison.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 09:17

Chemical-TCF deal secures regulatory approval

Chemical Financial Corp.’s $3.6 billion acquisition of Wayzata, Minn.-based TCF Financial Corp. heads to a close Aug. 1 after receiving final federal regulatory approval.

Published in Finance

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 11:05

SalesPage acquires Advisor Atlas

KALAMAZOO — SalesPage Technologies LLC acquired Advisor Atlas, a data provider to asset management and financial services firms.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 07 July 2019 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: July 8, 2019

Here is the growth report for July 8, 2019:

Published in Finance
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 11:38

Grand Rapids-area planter manufacturer relocating to Nebraska following acquisition

WYOMING — A Grand Rapids-area manufacturer of planters will be relocating to Nebraska after a sale to Headwind Consumer Products. 

Published in Manufacturing

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