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Dec 2019
This article is an excerpt from The BCMS Deal Update for December 2019. Get the full pdf here. More than 50 companies on average changed hands every day in the third quarter of 2019 in North America, according to the latest Global M&A Review Q3...
Dec 2019
We are delighted to announce that the BCMS-advised acquisition of Garvin Industries, Inc. by Southwire Company, LLC has won M&A Deal of the Year ($25 –50 million) at the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. This is the fifth time in the past four...
Aug 2019
BCMS, a specialist middle market sell-side advisory firm, is pleased to announce the recent sale of A.B.C. Roofing, Co. (“ABC Roofing”) to Tecta America (“Tecta”). ABC Roofing is a roofing contractor that performs installation, maintenance and...
Aug 2019
This article is an excerpt from The BCMS Deal Update for August 2019. Get the full pdf here. Liquidity and future interest rate cuts will sustain acquisition demand Significant levels of cash on corporate balance sheets and equity capital raised by...
Aug 2019
This article is an excerpt from The BCMS Deal Update f or August 2019. Get the full pdf here. Propelled by increased economic confidence due to the recent strong stock market performance, coupled with low financing costs, M&A deal making in...
Jul 2019
Nothing Specific, Inc. (d/b/a “Graphics and More”) and Never Surrender, Inc. (d/b/a “Made on Terra”), collectively “Nothing Specific,” to Trevco, Inc. ("Trevco"). Nothing Specific is a Sacramento, California based print-on-demand accessories company...
Jun 2019
Healthcare spending will account for as much as 20% of GDP in 2019. This growth has attracted significant capital. All the while, the industry is going through some major changes. How can industry disruptions affect your exit strategy? On Thursday...
Jun 2019
I’m not one for chasing accolades – but when they come to you, that’s a different matter. Recently, one of our colleagues at BCMS Israel, Hilit Ben-Zvi, was recognized as an extraordinary woman leader in a prominent Israeli publication, Haaretz...
May 2019
BCMS, a specialist middle market sell-side advisory firm, is pleased to announce the recent sale of its client, Farris Enterprises Inc. (d.b.a. “Mammoth Restoration and Cleaning”) to FirstService Corporation.   Founded in 2006, Mammoth Restoration...
May 2019
NextGen Growth Partners (“NGP”) has announced the acquisition and merger of Jacobs Marketing Group, LLC (JMG) and Dealer 121 LLC (“Dealer 121”). JMG is a leading automotive direct marketing company located in Long Island, NY, with operations...
May 2019
Valsoft Corporation Inc. (“Valsoft”), a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired Professional Economics Bureau of America, Inc. (d.b.a XLDent) (“XLDent“), a leader in...
Dec 2018
Central States Trucking (CST) has acquired Dallas-based Southwest Freight Distributors (Southwest) in its latest move to expand its market-leading position.  Southwest is a premier provider of intermodal drayage services to the Dallas freight market...
Dec 2018
Radius Track, the expert in designing, engineering and fabricating sub-systems for curved and complex building surfaces, has sold its jobsite framing tools and hand-bendable framing product lines to Simpson Strong-Tie, a division of Simpson...
Oct 2018
Spitfire Creative Technologies has acquired Green Hippo, a developer and manufacturer of award-winning media servers and digital display products with offices in the UK and the US, in a deal advised by BCMS.  The strategic move further expands...
Sep 2018
We are delighted to announce that BCMS has again been selected as a finalist in three categories of this year’s M&A Awards given by The M&A Advisor, the world’s premier “think tank” and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and...
Aug 2018
Addition to enhance product breadth, provide custom products and accelerate innovation Southwire has acquired Garvin Industries of Franklin Park, Illinois - a 120-year-old manufacturer of electrical, lighting and low voltage products - in a deal...
Aug 2018
New partnership set to broaden available services to UK and Ireland-based clients and strengthen both companies’ global footprint JENSEN HUGHES, the global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, today announced the...
May 2018
You are selling your business, and all of your ducks are in a row.  You hired an investment bank, they wrote an investment memorandum, solicited bids, and found a buyer willing to pay you a hefty sum for all of the blood, sweat and tears you...
Apr 2018
April 20, 2018 ARLINGTON, Texas -- Fastener Distribution Holdings (“FDH”), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announced it has acquired Blue Sky Industries (“Blue Sky”), a Monterey Park, California-based distributor of c-class parts to...
Jan 2018
January 3, 2018 ATLANTA – Shepard, an event production company, announced today the acquisition of Northern Virginia-based Production Associates. Founded in 2004, Production Associates is a full-service audio visual management, staging and...
Nov 2017
We are delighted to announce that the BCMS-advised merger of Aergo Solutions LLC and Citadel Outsource Group, LLC was recognized as Deal of the Year ($10 – $25 million) at the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The ceremony was held on November...
Sep 2017
We are delighted to announce that BCMS has again been selected as a finalist in four categories of the highly respected M&A Awards given annually by The M&A Advisor, the world’s premier “think tank” and leadership organization for M&A,...
Sep 2017
BCMS has made a donation to the American Red Cross, in support of relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas and Louisiana, as they begin the work of recovery and rebuilding.
Jul 2017
In June 2017, Aergo Solutions LLC (“Aergo”) and Citadel Outsource Group, LLC (“Citadel”), a portfolio company of Northstar Capital LLC (“Northstar”), announced that they have merged to create one of the preeminent revenue cycle technology and...
Jul 2017
July 3, 2017 ARBON/TROY (DETROIT) -- (DGAP-Media) --  EDAG Group has acquired 100% of the shares of CKGP/PW & Associates Inc., based in Troy, Michigan, USA with effect from July 1st, 2017. EDAG strengthens the access to the US-American market...
Jun 2017
The BCMS-advised sale of Allworld Exhibitions to UBM plc has won the M&A Deal of the Year (US$250m-$500m) at the 9th Annual International M&A Awards. The ceremony was held on June 12th at the New York Athletic Club, New York City. BCMS acted...
May 2017
BCMS has been recognized as a finalist in three categories of the highly respected International M&A Awards selected annually by The M&A Advisor, the world’s premier “think tank” and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and...
Dec 2016
UBM plc, a leading global B2B events organiser, has announced the acquisition of Allworld Exhibitions (‘Allworld’) for a cash consideration of US$485m. BCMS was the exclusive advisor to the shareholders of Allworld on the sale process. Allworld is...
Dec 2016
Following another successful year of delivering superior M&A advisory services to private business owners, BCMS was recently granted the Bee+ Award for Best Customer Service by the Business Owners Council. Each year, The Council honors the most...
Nov 2016
New York, NY, November 10th, 2016 – The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 2016 M&A Advisor Awards at the 15th Annual Gala to a lively, sold-out crowd at The New York Athletic Club on Wednesday, November 9th. The BCMS-advised sale of...
Sep 2016
UL, a global safety science leader headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, USA, has announced the acquisition of Safeware Quasar Limited, a UK-based market leader in chemical regulatory compliance software and consultancy solutions. The acquisition...
Aug 2016
BCMS Corporate has been recognized as a finalist in two categories of the highly respected M&A awards given annually by The M&A Advisor, the world’s premier “think tank” and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and financing...
Jun 2016
BCMS Corporate was recently recognized as a finalist for two highly competitive M&A awards given annually by ACG New York, the largest association of middle market deal making professionals in New York, and The M&A Advisor.  The BCMS-...
Jun 2016
June 02, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advantage Solutions (Advantage) announced today its acquisition of Sage Tree, LLC, a national sales agency focused on the eCommerce channel. Terms of the transaction were...
Jun 2016
June 01, 2016 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CAI International, Inc. (CAI) (NYSE: CAI), one of the world’s leading transportation finance and logistics companies, today announced the acquisition of Hybrid Logistics...
Jun 2016
Ritz Safety is proud to announce the acquisition of Public Works Supply Inc. in Donald, Oregon, effective May 1, 2016. Established in 1993, Public Works Supply, Inc. is a broad-line, value-added distributor of safety equipment and is fully certified...
Apr 2016
The Business Owners Council is a national network of top performing entrepreneurs in regional groups coast-to-coast.  Our CEO Bob Goldsmith is a regular host for BOC events, and in March 2016 the Council profiled Bob.  Bob recalled why he brought...
Mar 2016
A revealing new video interview with BCMS CEO Steve Dally is now live and available to watch on The Telegraph’s website.  In the interview, Steve delivers a range of insights on business transformation, analysing the many ways companies can change...
Mar 2016
Leading Swedish IT distributor Swedeltaco has acquired UAB AG Trade – a leading Lithuanian distributor of home appliances and consumer electronics in a deal advised by BCMS.  The acquisition is of strategic importance for Tullinge-based Swedeltaco....
Mar 2016
Norway’s Norlandia Care Group has acquired Dutch childcare operator KindeX in a deal advised by BCMS.  KindeX operates nine children’s centres in the town of Voorschoten, offering pre-school daycare to parents of children aged 2-4, and was advised...
Mar 2016
Murray & Roberts has acquired Aquamarine Water Treatment for R28m ($1.8m) in a deal advised by BCMS Xigo.  Headquartered in Cape Town, Aquamarine designs, manufactures and installs water treatment solutions, operating in a niche market for...
Mar 2016
Exco Technologies Limited has completed the acquisition of Automotive Leather Company Group (ALC) in a deal worth C$17.3m ($13m). In 2013, ALC sales will be approximately $100 million and is expected to grow over the next several years to...
Mar 2016
AVK, a Danish valve manufacturer, has bought a majority stake in South Africa’s Premier Valves Group (PVG) for R100m ($6.5m), enabling its AVK SA subsidiary to be compliant with a new South African law requiring state-owned companies to buy...
Mar 2016
Following approval from South Africa’s Competitions Commission, RAD Phambili Interface has been acquired by Bidvest Electrical (Voltex) – a subsidiary of the Johannesburg-listed Bidvest Group. Phambili Interface is the exclusive distributor for...
Mar 2016
Enigma Telematics of the UK has merged with Italy’s Viasat Group to create a leading pan-European business serving the fleet and insurance industries.  Established in 1992 and based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Enigma Telematics provides industry-...
Mar 2016
Dutch technical and safety equipment distributor NOMAG BV has been acquired by Destil BV – part of Ets Descours & Cabaud – in a transaction advised by leading SME M&A advisor BCMS.  Founded in 1973, NOMAG is a regional supplier of leading...
Mar 2016
Polish industrial glue specialist Termolan has been sold to Germany’s Bühnen Group in a deal advised by BCMS.  The deal includes all of Termolan’s business activities in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, and follows an earlier Buhnen acquisition...
Mar 2016
South African consumer packaging specialist Flexible Packaging Converters (Pty) Ltd has completed the sale of a 55% shareholding in the company to international acquirers Packages Ltd of Pakistan.  The acquisition strategy aims to transform Flexible...
Mar 2016
Pretoria’s AQS Liquid Transfer sold to major European pump distributor AxFlow Deal safeguards more than 100 jobs Continuing overseas interest in South African SMEs AxFlow Holding, based in Stockholm Sweden, has acquired the majority share in AQS...
Feb 2016
OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials engineering services, announces the expansion of its facilities services capabilities through the acquisition of Building Exterior Solutions LLC (...
Jan 2016
SuperCom (SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Finance sectors has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Leaders in Community Alternatives, Inc. (LCA), a...
Nov 2015
NEW YORK , Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alleghany Capital Corporation (" Alleghany Capital "), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in IPS-Integrated Project Services ("IPS" or...
Oct 2015
From Wind Power Monthly:  blade-dynamics-ge.png GE has confirmed the acquisition of Blade Dynamics, the British-based pioneer of modular blade design. Blade Dynamics will now become part of GE Renewables, the new...
Jul 2015
AMSTERDAM – for immediate release Amsterdam-based food equipment manufacturer ABAR Automation BV has been sold to Dutch industrial group Hydratec Industries NV, in a deal advised by international M&A advisor BCMS.  ABAR Automation is a leading...
Jun 2015
Carrollton, Texas – Wednesday, June 03, 2015 – Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it has acquired Multico-Online from Multico Rating Systems...
May 2015
BCMS is delighted to announce that the recent management buy-in of Cooper Callas Ltd has been nominated as Deal of the Year (sub-£25m) in the forthcoming Thames Valley deal awards. Judged by a panel of experienced industry peers, the award will be...
May 2015
BCMS announced seven transactions in April, following one of the strongest first quarters in the company’s history. In delivering April’s success, BCMS deal teams negotiated transactions with a range of acquirers, including large plcs, buy-and-build...
Apr 2015
BCMS is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Tew Engineering Ltd by L.B. Foster Company has been announced as a finalist in the 7th Annual International M&A Awards. The transaction, which is nominated for the Corporate / Strategic...
Apr 2015
Cary Oil Co. Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the wholesale distribution rights of DeKalb Petroleum 1 LLC of Duluth, Ga., for an undisclosed price. The transaction is expected to close in mid-May. Under the terms of the...
Apr 2015
San Jose, CA, March 19, 2015 – RESA Power Solutions, the market leader in life extension solutions for power distribution equipment, has acquired Transformer Testing and Repairs, Inc. based in Fairfield, California. Transformer Testing and Repairs,...
Apr 2015
TV studio equipment supplier Argosy acquired by US firm IEWC in BCMS business sale Argosy clients include BBC, NBC, Al Jazeera and Discovery Specialist advisor BCMS advises Argosy in latest AV industry M&A deal   On March 16, 2015, IEWC entered...
Apr 2015
BCMS has grown its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of a new office in Hong Kong, as part of its international growth strategy. This adds to our Asia Pacific footprint, which includes offices in Sydney and Bejing.  To celebrate...
Apr 2015
Precise Component Manufacture Limited (PCML), a UK-based precision engineering and manufacturing business, is pleased to announce that it has completed an agreement pursuant to which funds managed by Blauvelt Capital Partners, a North American...
Mar 2015
NEW YORK – March 25, 2015 – BCMS Capital Advisors LLC, a market leader in the sale of privately owned companies, announced today that it advised Love Court Reporting, Inc. in its sale to Veritext Corp., a portfolio company of Investcorp.  Love Court...
Mar 2015
BCMS is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Tew Engineering Ltd by L.B. Foster Company has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 7th Annual International M&A Awards. The transaction, which is nominated for the Corporate / Strategic...
Feb 2015
Israeli business daily Globes covers the opening of our new office in Israel.  International merger and acquisitions company BCMS is commencing operations in Israel. The company plans to expose small and medium-sized businesses to hundreds of...
Jan 2015
16 DEC 2014 BCMS completes business sale of marketing attribution agency to global giant Dentsu Co-founder staying on and appointed to senior specialist role Rockett is Dentsu’s second business acquisition in marketing analytics Dentsu Aegis Network...
Dec 2014
Thermon Group Holdings has acquired Cape Town heating controls supplier Unitemp in a deal advised by BCMS Xigo.  Unitemp is an accredited designer and supplier of heating, sensing, portable instruments, monitoring and control solutions serving the...
Nov 2014
Company Provides Advanced Engineering and Land Surveying Services   ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enercon Services, Inc. (ENERCON), a $250 million diversified energy consulting company with corporate headquarters in Atlanta (Kennesaw), Ga....
Oct 2014
BCMS is the lead financial advisor for the “Corporate / Strategic Acquisition of the Year” at the inaugural 2014 International Financial Forum Dealmaker’s Awards The $23.2 million sale of Compass Computer Consultants led by BCMS, a boutique,...
Sep 2014
SALT CREEK CAPITAL ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF APARTMENT DATA SERVICES Menlo Park, California – September 8, 2014 – Salt Creek Capital is pleased to announce the recently completed acquisition of Apartment Data Services (“ADS”), a leading online data...
Sep 2014
We are pleased to announce that in April 2014, The Frances Frith Collection entered into a licensing agreement with Ancestry.com.  BCMS Capital Advisors LLC acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to The Francis Frith Collection. 
Jul 2014
  UK military helmet manufacturer acquired by Nasdaq-listed US group HISL a key supplier of F35 fighter jet program with a US subsidiary HISL key clients include UK Ministry of Defence and US Air Force Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd (HISL) has...
Jul 2014
On June 26, 2014, more than 100 leading private equity and advisory professionals convened at The Time Life Building in New York City to discuss the current Private Equity market and how to navigate through changing environments.  The event, hosted...
Jul 2014
Poole-based technology manufacturer acquired by leading British plc. Acquisition extends Ultra Electronics’ capabilities in the nuclear sector worldwide. Strong interest in specialist suppliers serving the science and innovation space, says BCMS Lab...
Jun 2014
National industrial group acquires Bath-headquartered engineering firm. Acquisition part of Ainscough Industrial Group Ltd’s strategy of diversification and expansion. BCMS analysis: strong interest in specialist engineering businesses. Specialist...
May 2014
Calgary, Canada, May 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Equicapita Income Trust (“Equicapita”, the “Fund”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Metercor Inc. by an affiliate of the Fund. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Calgary, AB...
Mar 2014
Electri-Cord Manufacturing Company of Westfield PA is pleased to announce the acquisition of ORM Incorporated located in Northborough, MA.  ORM is a wire harness, panel and box build, contract manufacturer that is strategically located to service...
Feb 2014
Acquisition to augment domain knowledge and high level capabilities in Oil & Gas Engineering and delivery footprint in Texas, Oklahoma & Singapore India, February24, 2014: QuEST Global, a world leader in diversified engineering solutions has...
Dec 2013
NEW YORK, December 23, 2013 – High Road Capital Partners (www.highroadcap.com) announced today that its portfolio company Accurate Components & Fasteners has completed the acquisition of All Tool Sales, Inc. Based in Franksville, Wisconsin, All...
Nov 2013
ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of The Parks Johnson Agency of Lake City, Florida.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1975, The Parks Johnson...
Oct 2013
​[CHELMSFORD, MA – October 2, 2013] Spectro Scientific, a leading Chelmsford, Mass.-based developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for the industrial performance fluids market, today announced it has purchased Wilks Enterprise,...
May 2013
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Griffin Engineering & Technical Services, Inc., a licensed engineering firm specializing in engineering field services, by Gannett Fleming. BCMS Corporate served as the exclusive advisor...
Apr 2013
IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) has acquired FTL Seals Technology (“FTL”) a leader in the design and application of high integrity rotary seals, specialty bearings and other custom products for the oil & gas, mining, power generation and marine...
Apr 2013
RBC acquires the Athena Energy Group to expand existing commodities business into Québec Announces new name of RBC Natural Gas Services Inc. Toronto, April 3, 2013 –Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced that it has acquired the...
Apr 2013
Los Angeles, CA (April 29, 2013) – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pacific Abrasive Supply Company (PASCO), an abrasive belt and disc converter, by Camel Grinding Wheel (CGW). The transaction was led by Shawn Thompson with...
Mar 2013
Effective March 14, 2013 – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of ASL Holdings Limited, a data communications specialist in Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions within the utility sector by Halma Water Management, a division of Halma...
Jan 2013
Acquisition Adds Three Consumer Health Publications to its Wellness Group BOSTON, MA – January 16, 2013 – Madavor Media, LLC a specialty media company serving consumers with unique niche content, announced today that it has acquired R.A. Rapaport...
Dec 2012
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Next Communications, Inc., a full-service integrated business-to-business marketing communications (IMC) company, by GLS Companies, Inc. The transaction was led by Deal Leader, Andrew Wood...
Oct 2012
New York, NY (October 15, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Aluminum Alloys, Inc., a manufacturer of aluminum sand castings for industrial OEMs, by Canerector, Inc. The transaction was led by Brian Mihelic and...
Aug 2012
Effective August 23, 2012 – BCMS Corporate has finalized the sale of software company Micro Nav Ltd., a global market leading specialist developer of air traffic control simulation software and training systems to Quadrant Group. BCMS Corporate...
Aug 2012
Effective August 20, 2012 – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Los Altos Pharmacy, Inc., an independent, family owned and operated, full-service, integrative health-care pharmacy, by Safeway, Inc. (NYSE: SWY). The transaction...
Jun 2012
The acquisition of BioMedCom Consultants allows LA-SER Group to expand its presence in Canada, complementing U.S. strategic consulting offering New York, NY (June 27, 2012) - BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the successful completion of BioMedCom...
Jun 2012
Fort Worth, TX (June 26, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the completion of Leif Associates, Inc., a health care actuarial consulting firm, by Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP). BCMS Corporate served as the exclusive advisor to Leif...
May 2012
Effective May 29, 2012 - International M&A specialist BCMS Corporate has completed the transatlantic sale of niche power supply product distributor Campbell Collins to TTI, Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (...
May 2012
Calgary, AB (May 25, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Applied Management Consultants, Ltd., a healthcare consulting and business intelligence firm, by TELUS Health Solutions (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU). The transaction...
May 2012
Calgary, AB (May 30, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the acquisition of G&A Lock Service Ltd., a successful lock and security business, to by William Knell & Company Limited (Knell’s). The transaction was led by Todd Stephens...
May 2012
Fort Worth, TX (May 10, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Volant Solutions, Inc., a software development and consulting firm focused on the upstream Exploration and Production (E&P) industry, to TGS-NOPEC...
Mar 2012
Calgary, AB (March 31, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of TARM Inc. (Trusted Asset Recovery Management), a full-service asset management and disposition provider, to The Apex Group. BCMS Corporate served as the...
Feb 2012
Alexander "Lex" Colley, BCMS Deal Leader - New York Alexander “Lex” Colley is an experienced deal leader having executed more than 100 M&A and financing assignments to date, with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $4.0 billion.  Lex has...
Jan 2012
Fort Worth, TX (January 18, 2012) – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the acquisition of Pacific Walk-In Clinic, an urgent care and occupational medicine clinic, to U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group. The transaction was led by Justin Fink, a Senior...
Dec 2011
Effective December 8, 2011 – BCMS Corporate, an international middle market M&A advisor, announces the sale of Polymer Research Corporation (PRC) to GEO Specialty Chemicals.  The transaction was led by Justin Fink from the Dallas / Fort Worth...
Dec 2011
BCMS Corporate Advises on the Investment in a Leading US based Designer and Distributor of Branded Women's Eveningwear Effective Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce an investment in Alex Apparel Group, Inc., a leader in...
Nov 2011
New York, NY – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the sale of Carleton Rescue Equipment Limited to Mission Safety. BCMS Corporate acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Carleton Rescue Equipment. The transaction was led by Chris Manfre and...
Oct 2011
Effective October 31, 2011 South Africa – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the sale of AgChem Holdings Ltd., a leading agrochemicals manufacturer, to Rolfes Technology Holdings Limited (JSE: RLF). The South African division of BCMS Corporate,...
Oct 2011
International M&A specialist BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the sale of educational book supplier Storysack Limited, together with sister company Articles of Faith to Demco Europe Limited. Storysack Limited pioneered the use of a...
Sep 2011
Effective September 13, 2011 – BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the successful sale of MPC Data Ltd, a key technology partner for OEMs in the embedded software field, to BSQUARE Corporation. “We are delighted with the outcome of the sale for...
Sep 2011
From April to June this year, the value of global technology M&A almost doubled to $52bn, up from $27bn, according to a recent Ernst & Young report. Joe Steger, global technology transaction advisory services leader at Ernst & Young,...
Sep 2011
Effective August 25, 2011 New York, NY – BCMS Corporate is proud to announce the sale of HyNetics Corporation, a leading provider of disposable mixing technology and single-use processing systems, to Advanced Scientifics, Inc. BCMS Corporate acted...
Aug 2011
BCMS Corporate, an international M&A specialist, is proud to announce the sale of Eccentric Pumps, LLC to Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) as of April 8, 2011. The transaction was led by Deal Leader Andrew Wood, Christy Helm along with Brett Forrest  from...
Aug 2011
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the sale of Pine Valley Power, Inc. to Pike Electric Corporation (NYSE:  PIKE).  The transaction, which closed on August 1, 2011, was led by Justin Fink from the firm's Dallas / Fort Worth office and supported...
Aug 2011
Experts claim that reputation is one of the main drivers of value in companies, calling for it to be reported as an intangible asset. Spencer Fox, MD of the Reputation Institute, says: “All FTSE-100 companies should be acknowledging the yearly...
Jun 2011
As the global economy recovers, corporate strategies will turn from deliberate cash preservation to aggressive growth and expansion this year, according to the American Express/CFO Research Global Business & Spending Monitor. The annual survey...
May 2011
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Northpointe Institute for Public Management, Inc. by Volaris Systems, an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) effective May 3, 2011. The deal team was led by Andrew Wood...
Apr 2011
Before we dive into methods of business valuation, we should start with a basic discussion about what value means and why we can, or even want to, rely on business valuation methods. Once we are comfortable with what value is and why we should...
Apr 2011
It is well understood that knowing your customers is the key to a successful product or service. Selling a business is no different. In fact, the first step in maximizing value is understanding what the buyer wants and needs, and how your company...
Feb 2011
International M&A specialist, BCMS Corporate, has completed the sale of a sonar technology provider, Sonavision, to Nortek AS for an undisclosed fee. After successfully implementing a number of internal initiatives, the owners’ of Sonavision...
Feb 2011
From AxialMarket: "We had the opportunity to speak with Bob Goldsmith, President and CEO of BCMS Corporate at the AM&AA Winter Conference in New Orleans. Bob provided some great insight into what his investment bank is seeing from business...
Jan 2011
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the sale of Optimum Lighting, LLC to Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG). The deal team on the transaction, which closed on January 4, 2011, was led by Mark Sapsford and Adam Friend from the firm’s...
Jan 2011
International M&A specialist BCMS Corporate has completed the sale of diagnostic kit manufacturer Microgen Bioproducts to Lab 21. Microgen Bioproducts, which was founded in Camberley, Surrey in the mid-1990s, has built an enviable reputation for...
Jan 2011
International M&A specialist, BCMS Corporate, has completed the sale of Churchill Filestore, a record management company, to the PHS Group. Filestore is a regional provider of record management services. The company, which has over 100,000...
Dec 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the sale of Aircon Energy, LLC to OpTerra Energy Group, Inc., a portfolio company of GFI Energy Group (GFI) of Oaktree Capital Management. The transaction, which closed on November 16, 2010, was led by Justin...
Dec 2010
Ask yourself this question:  “Is dying at your desk the best that you can do with the rest of your life?” If you answer “no”, then congratulations, you just started to break your version of Owner’s Block. An estimated seven million baby-boomer...
Nov 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Condominium First Management Services by FirstService Corporate. “All of us at Condominium First are delighted to be joining FirstService Residential and its market leading property management...
Nov 2010
Spur Information Solutions, a United Kingdom-based maker of computer software used for parking enforcement, such as at paid lots and meter spaces. Spur’s core software helps governments implement and enforce local parking codes across a municipality...
Oct 2010
In the ownership of a company there are few things as important as its sale.  Selling a business gives the seller the opportunity to monetize decades of hard work and will hopefully result in the seller receiving a significant amount of money.  ...
Oct 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of AccueTrust Securities, Inc. by Zentra Computer Technologies, Inc. “We are thrilled to be expanding Zentra’s portfolio of divisions. Zentra’s growth has been staggering over the years; with the...
Sep 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Seawather Marine and Aviation Services by Survitec Group. Survitec Group CEO Doug Baxter said of the transaction: “Bringing Seaweather within the Survitec Group is an important step in...
Aug 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of Brooksight by WasteCare. Peter Hunt, managing director at WasteCare says: “Brooksight has been the market leader in this niche market for over 20 years. Having national coverage and a...
Aug 2010
There are many different structures for a deal, and as any BCMS Deal Leader will tell you, no two deals done are ever exactly the same. How the acquiring organization structures an offer is usually related to how a particular Executive Team has...
Aug 2010
Misaligned thinking and actions at the early stages of considering a sale can account for many acquisition failures. Determination to address the following four issues will have a major influence on achieving a successful outcome. These are: 1....
Aug 2010
BCMS Corporate engages several different types of buyers when we take a company to market. Typically we identify strategic companies and private equity groups, but we do also come across individual investors. These three different types of buyers...
Aug 2010
Because of the vendor warranties and indemnities contained in the “Sale and Purchase Agreement” and subsequent “Disclosure Letter”, some buyers and their advisers are overly reliant on them as a replacement for a thorough consideration of the merits...
Aug 2010
Though not of their making, family firms will play a vital role in the economic recovery from the current recession – they are major contributors of new job and wealth creation.  Innovative, resilient and adaptable, succession is not always right or...
Aug 2010
Without a doubt, China will continue to grow in importance both politically and economically. A day rarely passes now where China is not featured in the news and business section headlines – how can companies develop opportunities in China? The...
Aug 2010
The sale of a business prompts business owners to review lots of documents such as income statements, client lists, and vendor billing reports.  For some, working through the accounts with an M&A Advisor prompts the first review in years.  After...
Aug 2010
I work with many business owners in California and throughout the rest of the U.S. and Canada, a common thread I hear is “why would anyone want to do business in the Golden State right now?” We have all seen time and again, in the media, what is...
Aug 2010
Most of our clients will only ever sell a business once in their careers, but what exactly does a serial deal maker think of BCMS Corporate’s approach? Paul Daniels is what some would call a serial entrepreneur. He admits that his talents are in...
Aug 2010
BCMS Corporate is pleased to announce the acquisition of RW Communications by Concorde Excel Holdings.  RW Communications was founded in the late 1990s by Russell Whitlock, and specializes in providing IT related services predominantly to the SME...
Jul 2010
Established more than 100 years ago the company is a specialist valve manufacturer. The company operates in the low volume, high-specification, high integrity sector of the international valve market. The majority shareholder spent over 40 years...
Jul 2010
Interwest was established in 1984 as a manufacturer and installer of high quality windows, doors and curtain walling to the construction industry. The shareholders grew the business to a level for 25 years and felt that it was time for a lifestyle...
Jul 2010
Established in 1997 as one of the largest independent coffee and related products distributor.  Their customer base includes government organizations, high end hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities and commercial businesses. The shareholders...
Jun 2010
Gemini Fire Management Systems was established in 1997, the firm specializes in the design, supply, installation and service of fire detection and suppression systems.  The Company established relationships with several blue chip firms and primarily...
Jun 2010
Housing Communications Limited (HCL) can be traced back to 1998 when it was originally established as Computer Trade Sales.  HCL provides mobile, landline and value-add software services to firms within the public sector. The owners felt they had...

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