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GRAND RAPIDS — Even when it first acquired Dickinson Press LLC more than three years ago, Blackford Capital saw Brainerd, Minn.-based CJK Group Inc. as a potential buyer.

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Seven credit unions in Michigan plans to open a new trust bank late in the first quarter of 2019 after receiving approval from state regulators.

 

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MiBiz, in conjunction with the Association for Corporate Growth of Western Michigan, highlighted the winners and finalists of the 2018 M&A Deals and Dealmakers of the Year Awards on Oct. 28 at the Gerald  R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids. 

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The Michigan Strategic Fund steered additional money into two capital funds that support high-tech startups and growing small businesses in the state.

The Invest Michigan Pre-Seed Fund II received $3 million to invest in startups through loans or equity. Grow Michigan LLC will receive $9.6 million for a second mezzanine-style fund that will provide loans to growing small businesses.

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An already strong M&A market could get even more competitive in 2019, driven by a good U.S. economy and plenty of available capital.

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The spring acquisition of TCSB Bancorp Inc. in Traverse City, combined with strong loan growth, drove earnings higher for Independent Bank Corp. in the third quarter.

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Despite strong business optimism and continued economic expansion, bankers say they still see their West Michigan business clients taking a cautious approach to debt.

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Strong loan growth drove Independent Bank Corp. to higher earnings for the third quarter.

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ChoiceOne Financial Services Inc. recorded higher earnings of $1.7 million, or 50 cents per share, for the third quarter. The quarterly result compares with $1.6 million, or 50 cents per share, during the same period a year earlier.

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Mercantile Bank Corp. today reported higher quarterly earnings.

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Chemical Financial Corp. plans to close and consolidate 25 more branches by the end of the year and trim its workforce 7 percent in a cost-cutting initiative that will generate $20 million in annualized savings.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Horizon Bank’s move into the West Michigan market provided an opportunity to launch a private banking service based in Grand Rapids that will eventually extend across the corporation.

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Lake Michigan Credit Union plans to grow its Florida presence with a deal to buy a community bank.

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Macatawa Bank Corp. maintained strong earnings and lending growth in the first quarter.

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