BTS coordinates welding company sale in New York
Haun Welding Supply, Inc., a 4th generation welding supply company based in Syracuse has acquired the Albany division of Cryo Weld, Inc., itself a family owned business based in Poughkeepsie.Full Article >
Furniture maker Euro Decora acquired by Bingham Lumber
A New Hampshire company specializing in the milling of reclaimed lumber has acquired a Massachusetts company specializing in building and finishing furniture built from wood previously used in beams and barn siding.Full Article >
Endur ID acquired by Capital Resource Partners
Endur ID, a designer of identification wristbands, cards and accessories, has been acquired by Capital Resource Partners, a private investment firm based in Boston.Full Article >
Legal Breakfast Series: How I Sold My Company - A Case Study
Attorney Peter Burger and John Howe of Business Transition Strategies will be the featured speakers during the latest Orr & Reno Legal Breakfast Series on Wednesday, June 14 at the Orr & Reno offices at 45 South Main Street in Concord.Full Article >
MacDiarmid Machine Corp. acquired by Potentia Holdings, LLC
MacDiarmid Machine Corporation has been acquired by Potentia Holdings, LLC to join its group of metal products manufacturing companies.Full Article >
Lagasse Joins BTS Team of Advisors
Mark Lagasse is the newest member of the Business Transition Strategies team of advisors working with the owners of private companies in New England, according to John Howe, director.Full Article >
Howe to Chair M&A Source Association
John Howe, M&AMI, director of Business Transition Strategies (BTS) in Pembroke, has been named Chairman of The M&A Source, an association of professional M&A intermediaries from across the country. He was named to the position at the fall conference last month in Phoenix. His term starts in January.Full Article >
Community Living for the Elderly sold
Community Living for the Elderly, LLC. a licensed 15-bed residential care facility for the elderly located on 22 Mays Way, has been sold by Miklos Toth and Carol Jaworski to Tamworth Community Living, Inc.Full Article >
NH-based ‘Green’ Products Company Sold
New Image Coatings, LLC the manufacturer of environmentally sensitive waterproofing products and poly-blends for all types of wood, concrete/masonry and other surfaces, has been sold to U-C Coatings of Buffalo, New York.Full Article >
Mahesh Bhatia Joins BTS Team
Mahesh Bhatia has joined the Business Transition Strategies team of M&A advisors.Full Article >
"The entire process went smoothly and professionally. The BTS team kept me fully informed at every step. They worked hard and were effective in bringing the deal home."
"Skip and I continue to be grateful for all you have done to make the sale of Pure Flow come to fruition."
"BTS’s level of expertise in the process and close attention to detail enabled us to successfully navigate the deal."
"These types of transactions are often long and complicated and I doubt it could have been successfully completed without your close ongoing involvement."
"The outside objective point of view that you have brought us has been invaluable as we prepare for the rapid growth."
"John then found the right buyer and coordinated a seamless transition—he doesn’t miss a single detail."
"John immediately identified our strengths and experiences and discussed a business that ultimately was more in line with our goals."
"The BTS team came in, evaluated everything in a professional and thankfully non-threatening manner."
The exit decision- timing and issues
When should a business owner start thinking about planning their exit? Early! This is a high-stakes decision and should not be first contemplated when it is imminent.
April PEG investments
It is interesting to watch trends in private equity investments. In general, they reflect confidence in the value of making things. Transactions give insights on the broader acquisition environment, p
M&A among top priorities of CEOs
CEOs in wide range of sectors are optimistic about the current business environment and significant segment listed mergers and acquisitions among their top priorities.
Preparing next gen leadership for transition
Advance preparation can be helpful in creating a smooth transition in ownership, particularly for manufacturers owned by Boomer founders seeking retirement.
Acquisition trend continues with sale of NH company
Evidence continues to mount that companies are buying other companies to grow, and that does not necessarily solely involve mega mergers or equate into a dismantling of founder-run operations.
MarketPulse survey sheds light on buying trends
A theme emerged in the most recent MarketPulse survey of intermediaries in the lower mid-market: companies continue to expand through acquisition, to gain market share and to add qualified personnel.
Good Options for Owners: ESOP versus Third Party Sale
Taking the ESOP route is not an all or nothing approach to business ownership transition.
Private Equity Trends
More and more PE firms are searching for smaller transactions. The reason for this is simply competition
Using a Specialist in M&A
While using an industry specialist to market a company may save a few days in preparing the offering materials, there is the danger of a cookie-cutter approach.
Legal Breakfast Series: How I Sold My Company - A Case Study
Attorney Peter Burger and John Howe of Business Transition Strategies will be the featured speakers during the latest Orr & Reno Legal Breakfast Series on Wednesday, June 14 at the Orr & Reno offices
Precision Machining Company
Initially, liquidation was a serious consideration. It would offer a quick exit but would hurt loyal employees and disrupt the customers who had come to rely on its quality production.
Green Product Company
Our client owners could dig in for the long haul…However, this would take five years or more. Owners simply lacked the horsepower to do it.
Water Purification Company and Young Buyers
Owners decided they wanted to retire. They also wanted to be fair to the staff who had been loyal to them. Could the company be sold, the staff retained and the facility remain in use?
Magnetics Company with High Profile Customers
(T)he manufacturer would need to focus on growing EBITDA to capture interest from major strategic buyers and achieve a higher multiple of earnings.