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Apr 2020
This article is an excerpt from The BCMS Deal Update for Spring 2020. Get the full pdf here. While the future of economic recovery and M&A deal-making remains uncertain, now more than ever - preparation is key. With large portions of the global...
Apr 2020
BCMS is pleased to announce the recent sale of Smartschoolsplus, Inc. (“smartSchoolsPlus” or the “Company”) to Educational Services, Inc. (“ESI”). smartSchoolsPlus is a leading provider of employee staffing solutions for school districts in Arizona...
Mar 2020
BCMS is pleased to announce the recent sale of Boomerang Laboratories, Inc. (“Boomerang”) to Guy & O’Neill, Inc. (“Guy & O’Neill), a portfolio company of Centre Partners Management LLC. Founded in 1999 and based in Spring Park, Minnesota,...
Feb 2020
The best advice directly from owners who have successfully sold their business. February 18th, 2020 - New York, NY -- BCMS is delighted to announce the launch of our unique and insightful interview series, “The One Thing”, a compilation of the most...
Dec 2019
This article is an excerpt from The BCMS Deal Update for December 2019. Get the full pdf here. Looking ahead to the end of the year and 2020, caution and advanced planning are certainly advised. On one hand, geopolitical uncertainties, including...
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
BCMS is pleased to announce the sale of Point Dedicated Services, LLC (“Point Dedicated” or the “Company”) to EVE Partners, LLC (“EVE Partners”). Point Dedicated is a leading asset-based, long-haul freight transportation provider specializing in...
Dec 2019
BCMS is pleased to announce the recent sale of v2 Lighting Group, Inc. (“v2 Lighting” or the “Company”) to Architectural Lighting Works (“ALW”), a portfolio company of Prairie Capital VI, L.P. Founded in 2010 and based in Silicon Valley, v2 Lighting...
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...
Aug 2016
Provincial Aerospace Ltd. (“PAL Aerospace”) and CarteNav Solutions Inc. (“CarteNav”) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which PAL has acquired CarteNav, which will now also be part of the Exchange Income Corporation (...
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...

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