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Displaying items tagged: mergers and acquisitions

Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:46

Stryker acquires Israel-based medtech firm

Stryker Corp. today completed the acquisition of OrthoSPace Ltd., an Israeli company that developed a treatment for massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 07:30

Opus Packaging Group adds to portfolio with deal for Illinois firm

Opus Packaging Group Inc. is continuing the expansion of its packaging facilities portfolio with the acquisition of a fourth company, Wabash Container Corp. of Illinois.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 03 March 2019 21:45

Small business buyers find M&A targets plentiful

Matt Emery felt ready to move on from the automotive industry after 15 years, so last fall he began looking around for a business to buy. After considering a contract manufacturer, machine shops, an HVAC business and others, Emery found the “perfect fit” in Think Chromatic LLC, a Comstock Park-based small company that does 3-D rendering and animation.

Published in Small Business

Friday, 01 March 2019 16:22

Saugatuck Brewing to acquire Kalamazoo brewery

Saugatuck Brewing Co. plans to acquire Kalamazoo-based Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing, pending various regulatory approvals.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 10:14

Stryker acquires Bay Area medical device company

Stryker Corp. has completed the acquisition of Arrinex Inc., a Menlo Park, Calif.-based medical device company that developed a treatment for chronic rhinitis.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 22 February 2019 12:16

Medbio acquires niche injection molder AIM Plastics

Medbio LLC, a West Michigan-based manufacturer of injection moldings, assemblies and packaging for medical device and biotech industry, has acquired AIM Plastics Inc.

Published in Manufacturing

Thursday, 21 February 2019 08:00

Auxo Investment Partners acquires majority stake in Muskegon marine transporter

Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners moved deeper into the marine transportation business with an investment in Muskegon-based Andrie Inc.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 14:00

Andronaco Industries to relocate Oklahoma subsidiary to Kentwood

Manufacturing holding company Andronaco Industries Inc. plans to relocate its Conley Composites LLC subsidiary from Oklahoma to a new location in Kent County.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 07:44

Tribal investment firm acquires majority stake in SE Michigan manufacturer

DOWAGIAC — The non-gaming arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians had acquired a majority stake in Enmark Tool & Gage Co., a Southeast Michigan precision machining company. The tribe’s Mno-Bmadsen business investment arm closed on the deal on Feb. 1, according to a statement.

Published in Manufacturing

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 09:43

Universal Forest Products to acquire Grand Rapids manufacturer

Universal Forest Products Inc. is acquiring the assets of a Grand Rapids-based wood panel components manufacturer.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 17 February 2019 23:18

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 17, 2019

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Feb. 17, 2019.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 14 February 2019 00:12

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 4, 2019

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Feb. 4, 2019.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 11 February 2019 11:52

Ohio company acquires Belmont-based Filter and Coating Technology Inc.

BELMONT — Filter and Coating Technology Inc., a supplier of filter and coating solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, is under new ownership.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 14:19

Kendall Electric purchases Ohio electrical equipment distributor

Kendall Electric Inc. acquired an Ohio-based distributor of electrical equipment.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 12:26

Tech firm C/D/H acquired by Red Level Group

Novi-based I.T. firm Red Level Group LLC has acquired West Michigan business and technology consultant C/D/H.

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 03 February 2019 20:55

Analysts expect $3.6 billion Chemical-TCF deal to drive more acquisitions

The proposed $3.6 billion merger between Chemical Financial Corp. and TCF Financial Corp. would create a Midwest bank based in Michigan that’s able to compete with the largest national banks and that’s likely to pursue further acquisitions. Under the $3.6 billion all-stock deal, the Wayzata, Minn.-based TCF Financial (NYSE: TCF) would merge into the Detroit-based Chemical Financial (Nasdaq: CHFC). Once the deal closes, Chemical Bank locations would take on the TCF name.

Published in Finance
Friday, 01 February 2019 13:08

Acrisure acquires HNI Risk Services

Acrisure LLC capped off its most active year for M&A with the acquisition of Milwaukee, Wis.-based HNI Risk Services at the end of 2018.

Published in Finance
Thursday, 31 January 2019 07:30

Oliver Healthcare Packaging acquires West Coast medical device packaging firm

Oliver Healthcare Packaging has expanded with a deal for a supplier of medical device packaging on the West Coast.

Published in Manufacturing

Thursday, 31 January 2019 05:00

Betten Baker acquires South Haven dealership

Betten Baker Auto Group has acquired South Haven Chevrolet Buick GMC, expanding the company’s reach to Southwest Michigan.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 11:16

Westshore Design acquires Petra Electronic Manufacturing

Westshore Design LLC plans to add customers in new markets with the acquisition of a Moline, Mich. electronics manufacturer.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 28 January 2019 11:50

Chemical Financial, TCF Financial plan $3.6 billion ‘merger of equals’

Chemical Financial Corp. would extend further across the Midwest with the proposed merger with Wayzata, Minn.-based TCF Financial Corp.

Published in Finance

Sunday, 27 January 2019 20:04

Clarion Technologies grows with acquisition of Charlotte plastics molder

HOLLAND — Acquiring the assets of a Charlotte-based plastics molder gave Clarion Technologies Inc. a broader customer base, added manufacturing capacity and the ability to move production closer to clients. The Holland-based Clarion Technologies acquired certain assets and a book of business from CNI Plastics LLC of Charlotte. Clarion Technologies redeployed the production equipment acquired in the deal to its facilities in Greenville, Mich., Anderson, S.C., and Garland, Texas.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 27 January 2019 20:49

West Michigan investment group buys downtown GR building for $4M

GRAND RAPIDS — A private investment group has purchased a downtown commercial office building at 61 Commerce Ave. SW for $4 million, MiBiz has learned. An investment group affiliated with Byron Center-based E5 Ventures LLC bought the five-story, 28,245-square-foot commercial office building from ProCare Corporate Headquarters LLC. The transaction closed on Jan. 14.

Sunday, 27 January 2019 20:43

Deal expands PE-backed Beacon Specialized Living Services into Minnesota

KALAMAZOO — Private equity-backed Beacon Specialized Living Services Inc., a provider of specialized residential health care services, has expanded into Minnesota. The deal for Saint Paul, Minn.-based Owakihi Inc. marks the for-profit Beacon’s first foray outside of Michigan, according to a statement.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 25 January 2019 13:36

Rural internet provider FreedomNet Wireless acquired by Indiana firm

BYRON CENTER — Rural wireless provider FreedomNet Wireless was acquired by an Indiana-based internet provider The deal for Byron Center-based FreedomNet, which serves rural areas mostly south of Grand Rapids, near Fowlerville and in Southwest Michigan, expands La Porte, Ind.-based Surf Air Wireless LLC’s coverage area north into West Michigan, according to a statement.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:51

SAF-Holland acquires supplier of tire pressure management systems

Heavy truck industry supplier SAF-Holland Inc. has acquired a majority stake in a company that manufactures automatic tire pressure management systems.

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:17

Energy consultant Foresight Management acquires Grand Rapids-based energy engineering firm

Foresight Management has acquired Grand Rapids-based Building Performance Team Inc., expanding the company’s in-house services in energy modeling and building commissioning.

Published in Energy

Sunday, 20 January 2019 22:39

MiBiz Growth Report: Jan. 21, 2019

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Jan. 21, 2019.

Published in Finance
Thursday, 10 January 2019 13:40

First Agency acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Insurance broker First Agency Inc. has sold to Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Published in Finance
Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:48

After latest acquisition, Riveridge to represent half of Michigan’s fresh apple market

SPARTA — Riveridge Produce Marketing Inc., the largest supplier of Michigan apples, has acquired the sales operation of Sparta-based Jack Brown Produce Inc.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

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