Business and Industrial Services

ClientClient DescriptionTarget DescriptionTransaction
ABCO
Cleveland, OH
Provides fire safety and security inspection, maintenance, and repair services for thousands of commercial customers in a variety of end markets. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Merged with ISA Fire and Security (Louisville, KY), a portfolio company of Align Capital Partners (Beachwood, OH)
Achill Partners
​Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle market businesses.Provides janitorial services primarily for the movie theater industry. Type: M&A, Acquisition
​Details: Acquired Tri-County Maintenance (Cleveland, OH)
AirNet Systems
Columbus, OH

Jetride Subsidiary
Columbus, OH
Provides passenger charter services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Pinnacle Air (Bentonville, AR)
AirNet Systems
Columbus, OH
Provides time-critical transportation services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
Alliance Solutions Group, LLCProvides highly specialized, relationship-oriented staffing and recruitment solutions to a wide range of niche industries. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
Auburn Armature
Auburn, NY
Provides electric motor repair services and is a wholesale distributor of electrical and related products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to AAI Acquisition, a subsidiary of Power Flo Technologies in Chapter 11 (New Hyde Park, NY)
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)
BHS
Charlotte, NC
Distributes fire and safety products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Freeman Spogli (New York, NY)
Brooks Equipment
Charlotte, NC
Distributes fire and safety products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Freeman Spogli (New York, NY)
Buffalo Construction
Louisville, KY
Builds and remodels restaurants primarily for Texas Roadhouse and Buffalo Wild Wings. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Management (Louisville, KY)
Butler HVAC, Inc.
Dayton, OH
Provides full-service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning installation and repair. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to a group of private investors
Century Equipment
Toledo, OH
Provides quality products, customer care, and service to home owners, golf courses, landscaping contractors, sports fields, governmental entities, and commercial and industrial organizations. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Jerry Pate Company (Pensacola, FL)
ChemPower
Akron, OH
Provides manufacturing, construction, and environmental services for the power generation industry.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to American Eco (Houston, TX)
Chili Plastics
Rochester, NY
Provides printing, packaging, fulfillment, and database marketing services. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
Collaborative Clinical Research
Cleveland, OH
Conducts clinical research. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
Complient
Cleveland, OH
Provides automated external defibrillators (AED) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and AED program management. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement with multiple investors
Continental Building Systems
Columbus, OH
Provides commercial building services. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in debt restructuring
CPI Holdings
Rochester, NY
Provides printing, packaging, fulfillment, and database marketing services. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Complemar Partners (Rochester, NY)
CPI Holdings
Rochester, NY
Provides printing, packaging, fulfillment, and database marketing services. Provides manufacturing, packaging and fulfillment services. Type: M&A Acquisition
Details: Financial advisor in acquisition of DeRidder (Rochester, NY)
Dantom Systems
Wixom, MI
Provides professional credit and collection letter formats, forms, and envelopes for first-class USPS mail delivery.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Bolder Capital (Chicago, IL)
Elgin National Industries
Downers Grove, IL
Designs, engineers, procures, and constructs bulk material handling and processing systems for the power and mining industries.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to GFI Energy Ventures (Los Angeles, CA)
EmployOn
Cleveland, OH
Provides online employment services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to GetTheJob (Bentonville, AR)
Evolution Ag, LLC
Columbus, OH
Operates a leading chain of agricultural and power equipment dealerships, parts, and service centers throughout Ohio. Type: M&A, Sale
​Details: Sold Certain Locations to Farmers Equipment (OH)
Harrington Holdings a.k.a. Edgepark Surgical
Twinsburg, OH
Markets and distributes healthcare products to managed care beneficiaries, home care supply providers, and healthcare professionals. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to The Jordan Company (New York, NY)
Heritage Partners
Oceanside, CA
Distributes electrical products. Provides electrical and industrial distribution services to commercial, residential, utility, contractor and industrial markets. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired OneSource Distributors (Oceanside, CA)
Hi TecMetal Group
Cleveland, OH

York Division
Charleston, SC
Supplies brazing, thermal processing, and welding services and products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to IMT York and IMT Duncan (York, SC)
Hotwork Combustion Services
Lexington, KY
Provides industrial combustion services, including heat-ups, dry-outs, and cooldowns on all types of refractory-lined structures.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to TGC Acquisition (Philadelphia, PA)
HTG
Cleveland, OH
Provides brazing, thermal processing and welding services for automotive, aerospace, food, fluid power and other industries. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt restructuring with Capital Works
International Total Service
Cleveland, OH
Provides airports and other public facilities with security services, security equipment, and support staff.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed IPO
Itochu
Tokyo, Japan
Engages in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products including textiles and machinery. Type: M&A, Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
Jasco International
Rochester, NY
Provides professional photographic printing services. Provides professional photo/imaging lab services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Burrell Professional Labs, an Eastman Kodak Company (Indianapolis, IN)
Jobs.ch
Zurich, Switzerland
Provides online employment services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Tiger Global Management (New York, NY)
Kelly Services
Troy, MI
Provides global workforce solutions, including outsourcing, consulting, and staffing services.Provides employment services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired ProStaff (Milwaukee, WI)
Lakeside Scrap Metals, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals including steel, copper, brass, and aluminum. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt refinancing
Markets and Markets
Pune, India
Provides quantified B2B research on high growth emerging opportunities/threats to a worldwide customer base. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
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)
MCR
Rochester, NY
Provides non-ferrous processing services.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
Miami Valley Steel Service
Piqua, OH
Provides steel processing services and distributes finished products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Esmark (Chicago, IL)
Mid-America Consulting Group, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Provides information technology management consulting.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt capital raise (Cleveland, OH)
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)
Ohio Blow Pipe
Cleveland, OH
Provides premier recycling, environmental, and health/safety material handling solutions provider to various markets in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to CapitalWorks (Cleveland, OH)
Optical Dynamics
Louisville, KY
Develops Cast RX digital lens technologies.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Palladian Health, LLC
West Seneca, NY
Leading technology-enabled provider of outsourced musculoskeletal care and pain management services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to eviCore healthcare, LLC (Bluffton, SC)
Park North Capital
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle market businesses. Provides decorative plating solutions to healthcare and other industries. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired a controlling interest in Woodhill Plating Company (Cleveland, OH)
Peoplescape.com
San Diego, CA
Provides software enabled human resource consulting services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Reynolds
Orleans, IN
Supplies products and services to the water and wastewater industries.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Layne Christiansen (Kansas City, KS)
Roden Electrical
Knoxville, TN
Distributes electrical products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Kendall Electric (Portage, MI)
Safeguard Properties
Cleveland, OH
Protects and preserves distressed residential properties through a nationwide subcontractor network.Inspects and maintains defaulted and REO properties. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Bank of America Field Services (Dallas, TX)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired A New Look Lawn Care (Melbourne, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides commercial landscape maintenance services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired GreenLeaf Landscaping & Irrigation and M&M Professional Grounds Maintenance (Melbourne, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides commercial landscape maintenance and irrigation services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired R&D Landscape & Irrigation (Jacksonville, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Lawn Techs (Melbourne, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services including tree removal, lawn irrigation installation and edging.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Vexacor Turf Management (Jacksonville, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides full-service landscape, irrigation and landscape construction services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Down to Earth (Multiple locations throughout Florida)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Florida Evergreen (Naples, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Gulf Breeze Landscaping (Naples, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired GreenPro Landscape (Sarasota, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscaping services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Vivicon (Tampa, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscape services including lawn maintenance, irrigation, pest control and fertilization.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Cintron Lawn Maintenance (Napes, FL)
SCG Partners
Cleveland, OH
Invests in middle-market businesses. Provides landscape services. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired L&R Landscape (Jacksonville, FL)
Signature Inns
Indianapolis, IN
Owns and operates hotels. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Jameson Inns (Nashville, TN)
Signature Inns
Indianapolis, IN
Owns and operates hotels. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed Preferred Stock Offering
SMR Holdings, LLC
Statesville, NC
Provides an array of software-driven solutions, including data destruction, decommissioning, redeployment, remarketing and recycling. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to New Capital Partners (Birmingham, AL)
Specialty Air Technologies, Inc.
Long Beach, CA
Blends and packages "high-end" pure gases and mixtures for several growing niche markets in North America, Latin America, and Asia. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Tech Air (Danbury, CT)
Sudbury
Cleveland, OH

South Coast
Terminals, Inc. Subsidiary
Houston, TX
Provides storage and processing services for the oil and chemical industries.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to KMCO (Crosby, TX)
Superior Specialty Gas Services, Inc.
Tulsa, OK
Distributes specialty gas mixtures for the North American hydrocarbon market. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Airgas USA (Radnor, PA)
The Freedonia Group, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Leading technology-enabled provider of branded market research to the global marketplace. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to MarketResearch.com (Rockville, MD)
TPC Metals, Inc.
Newark, NJ
Operates as a metal service center and provides tin mill, light gauge cold rolled, galvanized, and aluminum products. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Lakeside Metals (Willowbrook, IL)
Tyden Group
Grand Rapids, MI
Provides cargo security and product identification traceability solutions.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Crimson Investment (Palo Alto, CA)
Zengine
Fremont, CA
Provides e-business software and services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to MCSi (Dayton, OH)
Zephyr Solutions, Inc.
Avon Lake, OH
Provides logistics and supply chain management of industrial gases serving retail and industrial customers throughout North America.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Aterian Investment Partners (New York, NY)