Recent Transactions

Sale of business

Manufacturer - and fabricator, steel products, Troy, Michigan, $17 million
Printing - publishing industry production services, consulting, Chicago, Illinois, $100 million


Sale of business fairness opinion

Distribution/brokerage beverage, Baltimore, Maryland, Amount Confidential

Purchase of business

Manufacturer - construction and municipal castings, East Jordan, Michigan, $2 million
Manufacturer - and wholesale master distributor to material handling and industrial equipment users, acquisition of Fortune 500 subsidiary, Grayslake, Illinois, $15 million
Manufacturer - and designs and sells electronic devices and its applications, acquisition of Fortune 500 subsidiary, Barrington, Illinois, $20 million
Publishing - newspaper acquisition of publications, Tulsa, Oklahoma, $15 million


Joint venture

Insitu remediation company, Southfield, Michigan, $5 million
Manufacturer - and marketer of thermoplastic valves, piping systems and components Boston, Massachusetts, Amount Confidential

Refinancing

Lumber company, Spokane, Washington, $11 million
Rental and sales - residential and office furniture, Youngstown, Ohio, $6 million
Rental and sales - residential and office furniture, Kalamazoo, Michigan, $3 million

Going public

Management company - golf, firm commitment, Greenlawn, New York, $5 million
Manufacturer - men's and women's clothing brands, debt refinancing and IPO New York, New York, $199 million

Venture capital private placement

Manufacturer - oil analysis instruments and software, Tulsa, Oklahoma, $3 million
Services - package delivery, Washington, D.C., $4 million

Investor relations and corporate development

Manufacturer - and designs, brands, markets and distributes fine jewelry, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Amount Confidential

Management buyout

Publishing - sports magazine, New York, New York, $7 million
Radio station, 2 AMs, Boston, Massachusetts, $4 million and $8 million
Radio station, FM, Boston, Massachusetts, $12 million

ESOP consulting and financing

Service - Professional breathing apparatus, Southfield, Michigan, $4 million

Equity line of credit

Telecommunications - Australian public company, Herdsman, WA, Australia, $125 million

Real Estate

Limited Partnerships – equity raises and debt sourcing, Boston, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois, $1 million to $10 million