International

Client
Business
Transaction
Arrowhead Industries
Cleveland, OH
Markets and distributes automotive trunk tools and trim.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in joint venture with HÜHOCO (Wuppertal, Germany)
ASC Signal
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Designs, manufactures, and sells satellite earth stations, air traffic control radar antenna, and high frequency antenna products.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Raised senior debt capital
AvTech Laboratories
Portage, MI
Provides analytical contract research organization services to the pharmaceutical industry.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Eurofins Scientific (Nantes, France)
Bevcorp Industries
Willoughby, OH
Provides can and bottle fillers, blenders, crowners, cappers, steamers, handling equipment, rinsers, refrigeration equipment, and deaeration systems for the beverage industry.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Itochu (Tokyo, Japan)
Cardinal Fastener
Cleveland, OH
Manufactures hot forged, large diameter fasteners for the wind energy industry.
Type: M&A, Sale, Restructuring
Details: Sold to Würth Group (Künzelsau, Germany) in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding

DT Industries

Dayton, OH


Converting Technologies (Sencorp) Division

Hyannis, MA

​Manufactures high-speed rotary presses and plastic processing machines and equipment.

Type: M&A, Sale

​Details: Sold to Management (Hyannis, MA)

DT Industries
Dayton, OH

Packaging Systems Division
Lowell, MA and South Yorkshire, England
Designs and builds proprietary machines and integrated systems utilized for packaging, liquid filling, and tube filling applications for Merrill brands.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Kinderhook Partners (Fort Lee, NJ)

Ferro Corporation

Mayfield Heights, OH

Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.
Type: M&A, Aquisition
Details: Acquisition of Ferer Dis Ticaret Ve Kimyasallar Anonim Sirketi A.S. (Istanbul and Kutahya, Turkey)

Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH

Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.

Type: M&A, Acquisition

Details: Acquisition of Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona, Spain)

Ferro Corporation

Mayfield Heights, OH

Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market. 

Type: M&A, Acquisition

Details: Acquisition of Pinturas Benicarlo, S.L. (Castellon, Spain)

Ferro Corporation

Mayfield Heights, OH

Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market. 

Type: M&A, Acquisition

​Details: Acquisition of Vetriceramici (Casola Valsenio, Italy)

Furnace Parts

Cleveland, OH

a portfolio company of the Takoda Group

Beachwood, OH

Manufactures and distributes industrial thermocouples and temperature sensing devices and accessories.  

Type: M&A, Sale

Details: Sold to Ultra Electronics (United Kingdom)

High Liner Foods
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Processes branded and private label frozen foods.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in review of strategic alternatives
Jobs.ch
Zurich, Switzerland
Provides online employment services.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Tiger Global Management (New York, NY)
Johnson Oil Company
Bloomington, IN
Owns and operates convenience stores that offer gasoline and grocery products.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Couche-Tard (Laval, Quebec, Canada)
Lexi-Comp
Hudson, OH
Synthesizes medical information to provide point of care clinical decision support.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Wolters Kluwer (Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands)
Lower Lakes Towing
Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
Provides bulk freight shipping services throughout the Great Lakes region.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Rand Acquisition (New York, NY)
Mark Concepts
Dayton, OH
Fabricates aluminum and steel components and provides subassemblies for the heavy duty truck and related industries.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Mancor Canada (Oakville, Ontario, Canada)
MCR
Rochester, NY
Provides non-ferrous processing services.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Copper & Brass Sales, a division of Thyssenkrupp Materials NA (Southfield, MI)
Nuclear Security Services
Willowbrook, IL
Provides security solutions, including alarm and video assessment systems for the nuclear industry.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to G4S (Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom)
PJAX Freight System
Gibsonia, PA
Provides less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Vitran (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Royal Appliance
Glenwillow, OH
Manufactures and markets handheld and upright floor cleaners and replacement parts.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Techtronic Industries (Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
Royal Appliance
Glenwillow, OH
Telezapper Division
Provides in-home anti-telemarketing services.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to VTech Holdings (Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong)
SMED International
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Manufactures modular office furniture.
Type: Public Equity Offering
Details: Co-managed IPO

Shareholder of TandemLife 
Pittsburgh, PA

Manufactures the world's first FDA-cleared and CE-marked short-term extracorporeal circulatory support platform.  

Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to LivaNova, PLC (London, England)