Equity and Debt Advisory

Client
Client DescriptionTarget DescriptionTransaction
1-800 Contacts
Draper, UT
Markets and manufactures contact lenses. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead Managed IPO
AirNet Systems
Columbus, OH
Provides time-critical transportation services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
American Architectural Products
Boardman, OH
Produces aluminum, vinyl, and wood-clad windows, steel security screen doors, entry doors, and related products. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed high-yield debt offering
American Greetings
Brooklyn, OH
Designs, manufactures, markets, and sells seasonal and everyday greeting cards and other social expression products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed debt offering
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: Debt placement
Baldwin Piano
Cincinnati, OH
Manufactures and distributes musical instruments.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Shareholder Rights Plan
Brass Eagle
Bentonville, AR
Manufactures, markets, and distributes paintball and extreme sports products. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed IPO
Buffalo Wild Wings
Minneapolis, MN
Owns, operates, and franchises restaurans.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement with Gemini and investors
Certified Security Solutions, Inc.
Independence, OH
Provides information security consulting services and software solutions focused on identity and access management to enterprise clients. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity investment from Plymouth Ventures (Ann Arbor, MI)
CFI Timeshare Mortgage Trust
Orlando, FL
Finances timeshare receivables. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt private placement
Chili Plastics
Rochester, NY
Provides printing, packaging, fulfillment, and database marketing services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
Cleveland Indians
Cleveland, OH
Professional baseball team.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead Managed IPO
Cole National
Twinsburg, OH
Provides optical products and services and personalized gifts, under brands such as Pearle Vision and Things Remembered.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed follow-on offering
Cole National
Twinsburg, OH
Provides optical products and services and personalized gifts, under brands such as Pearle Vision and Things Remembered.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed high-yield debt offering
Cole National
Twinsburg, OH
Provides optical products and services and personalized gifts, under brands such as Pearle Vision and Things Remembered.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Shareholder Rights Plan
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
Consolidated Stores
Columbus, OH
Operates as a value-specialty retailer. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed follow-on offering
Continental Building Systems
Columbus, OH
Provides commercial building services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in debt restructuring
DDR
Beachwood, OH
Develops and owns real estate, principally in shopping centers.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed follow-on offering
D'Lisi Food Systems
Rochester, NY
Manufactures prepared food products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt placement
E.R. Jahna
Lake Whales, FL
Produces sand and gravel.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in financing
Eagle-Picher
Cincinnati, OH
Manufactures advanced products used in the automotive, defense, aerospace, environmental testing, medical implant devices, pharmaceutical services, nuclear energy, and food and beverage industries.
Type: Financial Advisory, Restructuring
Details: Financial advisor in Chapter 11 reorganization
Elder-Beerman Stores
Dayton, OH
Operates department store chain that offers branded merchandise. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead Managed IPO
Elder-Beerman Stores
Dayton, OH
Operates department store chain that offers branded merchandise. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Chapter 11 reorganization
Ennstone
Falmouth, VA
Produces sand, gravel, and ready-mixed concrete.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in debt restrcturing
Flight Fit N Fun, LLC
Sterling, VA
Operates multi-attraction family entertainment facilities.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Growth investment from Summit Partners (Boston, MA)
Flour City Bagels
Rochester, NY
Operates as a franchisee of Bruegger's Bagels. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
FTD
Downers Grove, IL
Provides floral and specialty gift products and services to consumers and retail florists.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
Gliatech
Cleveland, OH
Manufactures surgical adhesion devices and central nervous system (CNS) therapeutics.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Gliatech
Cleveland, OH
Manufactures surgical adhesion devices and central nervous system (CNS) therapeutics.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
Harry London Candies
North Canton, OH
Produces high quality chocolates, mints, buckeyes, and joys.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt and equity restructuring
Health Imaging
Las Vegas, NV
Manufactures radiopharmaceuticals.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in debt restructuring
Herman Miller
Zeeland, MI
Designs and manufactures home, office, and healthcare furnishings and provides related services. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed debt offering
High Liner Foods
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Processes branded and private label frozen foods.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
Homeloan.com
Dallas, TX
Offers software enabled home loan information and services. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
HON Industries
Muscatine, IA
Manufactures and markets business furniture, work space accessories, and fireplaces. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed secondary offering
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
Imalux Corporation
Cleveland, OH
Commercializes optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for site-of-care tissues imaging.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in equity restructuring
Intellitecs
Cincinnati, OH
Manufactures women's hygiene products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
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
Jo-Ann Stores
Hudson, OH
Operates as a specialty fabric and craft retailer.Operates retail fabric stores.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired House of Fabrics (Los Angeles, CA)
L.L. Bean
Freeport, ME
Markets outdoor and leisure apparel and accessories via catalogues and website.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt private placement
Lakeside Scrap Metals, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Processes ferrou and nonferrous scrap metals including steel, copper, brass, and aluminum.Type: Financial Advisory
Details Debt refinancing
Max & Erma's
Columbus, OH
Owns, operates, and franchises restaurants.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt Placement
MCR
Rochester, NY
Provides non-ferrous processing services.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
Michelex
Massena, NY
Manufactures and distributes packaging products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt restructuring
Mid-America Consulting Group, Inc.
Cleveland, OH
Provides information technology management consulting.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt capital raise (Cleveland, OH)
Mutuals.com
Dallas, TX
Offers software enabled financial advisory services. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
OfficeMax
Shaker Heights, OH
Markets and sells office supplies, furniture, and technology.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed follow-on equity offering
Ohio Innovation Fund
Cleveland, OH
Operates as an investment fund for Cleveland Tomorrow. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Optical Dynamics
Louisville, KY
Develops Cast RX digital lens technologies.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Penton Media
Cleveland, OH
Provides various print and online products, such as targeted publications, websites, exhibitions, email newsletters, trade shows, and data products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Shareholder Rights Plan
Peoplescape.com
San Diego, CA
Provides software enabled human resource consulting services.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Pet Zone Products Ltd.
Brecksville, OH
Offers pet toys, treats, litter boxes, accessories, and feeding products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity Financing
Phantom Fireworks
Youngstown, OH
Retails and distributes consumer fireworks. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt placement with Main Street Capital (Houston, TX)
Qualitech Steel
Indianapolis, IN
Produces highly-engineered steels for the automotive, transportation, and capital goods industries.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Project financing
R.W. Sidley, Inc.
Painesville, OH
Manufactures and supplies bulk aggregates, industrial minerals, ready-mix concrete, masonry block products, structural and architectural precast components, and building supplies.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Debt recapitalization by Wingspire Capital (Alpharetta, GA)
Rockford-Fosgate
Tempe, AZ
Manufactures aftermarket and OEM car audio and in-car entertainment products and accessories, and personal electronics such as earphones.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
Sandridge Foods
Medina, OH
Manufactures refrigerated prepared foods.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
Segmint, Inc.
Akron, OH
Provides disruptive analytics and digital marketing solutions for banks, credit unions, credit card companies, and other financial institutions.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity placement with FIS (Jacksonville, FL)
Signature Inn
Indianapolis, IN
Owns and operates hotels.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Lead managed Preferred Stock Offering
Simon Property Group
Indianapolis, IN
Owns and invests in over 340 retail properties in more than 40 states and Puerto Rico, and is the largest shopping mall owner in the United States.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
SMED International
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Manufactures modular office furniture.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group
New York, NY
Develops, owns, and operates a chain of steakhouse restaurants.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO
Steel Dynamics
Butler, IN
Produces carbon steel products.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Project financing
Steelcase
Grand Rapids, MI
Markets and sells office furniture.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Assist Wege family in IPO
SUPERVALU
Eden Prairie, MN
Operates as a grocery retailer.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed debt offering
SyberSay Technologies
San Jose, CA
Provides acoustic technologies for audio clarity.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Equity private placement
Universal Electronics
Cypress, CA
Designs and develops solutions that enable consumers to control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Shareholder Rights Plan
Value City Furniture
Columbus, OH
Designs, manufactures, sells, and delivers value-priced furniture.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed equity offering
VanDerMark Chemical Inc.
Lockport, NY
Produces specialty, intermediate, and catalyst chemicals utilizing phosgenation chemistry. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Recapitalization by Prospect Capital (New York, NY)
Victor Insulators
Victor, NY
Manufactures electrical components.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Restructuring and debt placement
Vista Eyecare
Lawrenceville, GA
Provides professional eye care services and products to correct and promote optimum visual function and ocular health.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in Chapter 11 reorganization
Wild Oats Markets
Boulder, CO
Owns and operates natural foods supermarkets.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Board review
Zale
Irving, TX
Retail jewelry.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO