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Displaying items tagged: mergers and acquisitions

Friday, 02 April 2021 16:02

Otsego equipment manufacturer acquired by individual investors

OTSEGO — Otsego Crane & Hoist Co., a manufacturer that specializes in overhead material handling equipment, has been sold to individual investors.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 02 April 2021 10:35

Wolverine Building Group expands to Southeast Michigan with acquisition

GRAND RAPIDS — Wolverine Building Group has expanded its footprint to Southeast Michigan with the acquisition of Brighton-based construction firm Contracting Resources Inc.

Thursday, 01 April 2021 15:21

Kerkstra Precast bought by Minneapolis construction company

GRANDVILLE — Kerkstra Precast Inc., a producer of precast and prestressed concrete products in Michigan, has new owners. 

Published in Economic Development

Thursday, 25 March 2021 18:22

Shareholders approve TCF, Huntington merger

Shareholders at TCF Financial Corp. and Huntington Bancshares Inc. on Thursday backed the planned $22 billion merger between the two banks. The deal remains on track to close in the second quarter, pending federal regulatory approvals.

Published in Finance
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 10:29

Acrisure closes $3.4B capital raise to support growth, tech investments

GRAND RAPIDS — Acrisure LLC has closed on a $3.4 billion capital raise, most of which came from the sale of senior preferred stocks to a consortium of investors.

Published in Finance
Thursday, 18 March 2021 15:16

Blackford Capital completes merger of interior design companies

A Boston interior design, procurement and project management firm owned by Grand Rapids-based Blackford Capital completed a merger that led to the creation of a new company serving the North American hospitality market.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 15:16

UFP Industries subsidiary expands Australia presence with latest acquisition

GRAND RAPIDS — Wood products manufacturer UFP Industries Inc. recently expanded its presence in the Australian market with an acquisition made by one of its wholly owned subsidiaries.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 01 March 2021 09:15

Perrigo to sell generic drug business to private investment firm for $1.55 billion

Perrigo Co. plc plans to sell its generic drug business to New York private investment firm Altaris Capital Partners LLC for $1.55 billion.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 10:31

UFP Industries subsidiary acquires South Carolina wood treating company

GRAND RAPIDS — Wood products manufacturer UFP Industries Inc. announced on Monday that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of a South Carolina-based wood treating operation.

Published in Manufacturing

Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:23

Industrial systems integrator sold to Kalamazoo company

PLAINWELL — Ownership of systems integrator Perceptive Controls Inc. has changed hands following the company’s recent sale.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 01 February 2021 15:50

TES America acquires assets of 3M subsidiary

HOLLAND — Advanced touchscreen provider TES America LLC plans to breathe new life into one of the industry’s first brands via a recent acquisition.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 01 February 2021 12:18

Grand Rapids data center service provider acquires U.K.-based partnering firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Service Express LLC, a Grand Rapids-based firm that provides third-party data center maintenance services, has announced its first international acquisition.

Published in Economic Development

Thursday, 14 January 2021 16:51

Performance Systematix acquired by Chicago-based packaging company

GRAND RAPIDS — Food packaging manufacturer Performance Systematix Inc. (PSI) has kicked off the new year under new ownership.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 14 January 2021 14:50

Renegade Customs sells assets to Brooklyn’s Uhuru Design

GRAND RAPIDS — Brooklyn-based furniture designer Uhuru Design has reached an agreement with Grand Rapids-based Renegade Customs to purchase the custom furniture design firm’s assets.

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 14:03

Stryker acquires Florida-based sensor technology maker

KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp. acquired Dania Beach, Fla.-based OrthoSensor Inc., a producer of sensor technology for musculoskeletal care and total joint replacement.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 10:25

High Street Insurance Partners acquires two agencies

TRAVERSE CITY — Insurance brokerage High Street Insurance Partners Inc. has acquired two more agencies, adding to the firm’s existing market presence in the eastern U.S. and expanding it into the Pacific Northwest.

Published in Finance
Wednesday, 30 December 2020 20:40

S.S. Badger — iconic cross-lake car ferry in Ludington — sold to Ohio firm

LUDINGTON — The historic S.S. Badger car ferry that crosses Lake Michigan between Ludington and Manitowoc, Wis. is under new ownership. 

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 16:56

Muskegon-based Betten Baker to offer full GM lineup after Witt Buick acquisition

MUSKEGON — Auto dealership Betten Baker Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC is now one of the few GM dealerships in the country to provide the automaker’s full line of brands after a recent acquisition.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 14 December 2020 07:59

TCF, Huntington merging in $22 billion bank deal

Huntington Bancshares Inc. and Detroit-based TCF Financial Corp., two of the largest banks operating in West Michigan, plan to merge in a $22 billion deal that would create a Midwestern banking powerhouse.

Published in Finance
Friday, 11 December 2020 11:47

Secure Investors Group acquires Van Buren County insurance agencies

LAWTON — Troy-based Secure Investors Group Inc. plans to acquire South Michigan Insurance Agency Inc. and Donald E. Thornton Insurance Agency in Lawton.

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 11 December 2020 09:47

UFP Industries to purchase Florida-based industrial packaging manufacturer

GRAND RAPIDS — Worldwide wood products supplier UFP Industries Inc. plans to expand its industrial packaging capabilities through the upcoming acquisition of Florida-based pallet manufacturer PalletOne Inc.

Published in Manufacturing

Wednesday, 09 December 2020 13:03

Lambert & Co. closes deal for Houston marketing, branding firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Public relations and investor relations firm Lambert & Co. formed a joint venture with 9th Wonder, a Houston, Texas-based marketing and brand strategy firm.

Published in Economic Development
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
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 13:19

Lighthouse Group acquired by Illinois independent insurance firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Insurance and employee benefits agency Lighthouse Group has been acquired by Alera Group, a Deerfield, Ill.-based independent insurance firm that has more than 90 locations across the U.S.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 30 November 2020 16:31

Private equity firm acquires controlling interest in Grand Rapids cleanroom producer

GRAND RAPIDS — New York City-based private equity firm ASGARD Partners & Co. has acquired a controlling interest in Angstrom Technology, a Grand Rapids company that designs, builds and maintains modular cleanrooms for clients in North America.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 30 November 2020 15:11

FabX Industries acquires Indiana automation business

GREENVILLE — Machining and fabrication service provider FabX Industries Inc. has acquired an Indiana-based business that specializes in designing and manufacturing automation, assembly and test systems primarily for the automotive industry.

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 05:21

MiBiz accepting nominations for M&A Deals and Dealmaker Awards

The nomination period has opened for the 8th annual M&A Deals & Dealmaker Awards from MiBiz. 

Published in Talent

Monday, 16 November 2020 13:49

Holland-based lubricants distributor Major Brands Oil acquires Central Oil

HOLLAND — Major Brands Oil Co. of Holland announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a Roseville-based distributor that specializes in industrial and commercial lubricants throughout Southeast Michigan and parts of Ohio.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 16 November 2020 11:22

UFP acquires assets of three New Hampshire-based construction suppliers

GRAND RAPIDS — An active stretch of acquisitions for Grand Rapids-based wood products manufacturer UFP Industries Inc. continued this week as the company announced it has acquired three new businesses.

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 06 November 2020 16:01

UFP makes equity investment in Italian industrial packaging firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Wood products supplier UFP Industries Inc. has established a foothold in Europe with a recent deal.

Published in Manufacturing

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