International

Client
Client DescriptionTarget DescriptionTransaction
Arrowhead Industries
Cleveland, OH
Markets and distributes automotive trunk tools and trim.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: 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: Debt placement
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
CHRYSO Group
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Designs, produces, markets, and delivers chemical solutions that help in creating sustainable building materials. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
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. Provides colors and pigments including automotive products, container and tableware products.
Type: M&A, Aquisition
Details: Acquired 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. Provides an extensive line of inorganic pigments.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona, Spain)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market. Produces waterborne industrial paints with a focus on organic paints for glass substrates application.Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Pinturas Benicarló, S.L. (Castellón, Spain)
​Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.  Supplies ceramic coatings to high-end tile manufacturers. Type: M&A, Acquisition ​
Details: Acquired Vetriceramici (Casola Valsenio, Italy)
Flame Control Coatings, LLC
Niagara Falls, NY
Manufactures fire retardant, heat resistant, and specialty coatings. Its brands include Flame Control and TemperKote. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Seal For Life, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (The Netherlands)
Furnace Parts
Beachwood, OH
Manufactures and distributes industrial thermocouples and temperature sensing devices and accessories.  Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Ultra Electronics
(Middlesex, England)
Highland International
Boone, NC
Formulates heat resistant and corrosion protection coatings with expertise in high-temperature coatings. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Seal For Life, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (The Netherlands)
Itochu
Tokyo, Japan
Engages in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products including textiles and machinery. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
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)
Kennametal
Latrobe, PA

Full Service Supply Division
Latrobe, PA
Provides integrated supply chain and logistics management to large and medium-sized metalworking plants.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Ferguson Enterprises, a subsidiary of Wolseley (Zug, Switzerland)
Lexi-Comp, Inc.
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)
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)
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
Glenwillow, OH
Provides in-home anti-telemarketing services.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to VTech Holdings (Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong)
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)
SMED International
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Manufactures modular office furniture.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Co-managed IPO