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Displaying items tagged: Auxo Investment Partners

Monday, 14 November 2022 16:04

DeVos-backed Michigan Opportunity Fund raises $100M to invest in companies statewide

GRAND RAPIDS — The $100 million private equity fund created to invest in Michigan-based companies has completed its fundraising and now turns its attention to deploying the capital over the next few years.

Published in Finance
Monday, 10 October 2022 13:41

Auxo Investment Partners sells New Orleans barge transport firm

GRAND RAPIDS — Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has sold a New Orleans-based barge transportation company that it acquired five years ago.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 03 July 2022 18:29

MiBiz Growth Report: July 5, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth report for July 5, 2022:

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 03 July 2022 18:00

Economic disruptions create M&A ‘inflection point’ at midyear

The mergers and acquisitions market enters the second half of 2022 facing a stack of issues that may affect deal flow and how transactions are structured.

Published in Finance
Wednesday, 29 June 2022 18:12

Auxo Investment Partners makes strategic acquisition of Indiana manufacturer

Grand Rapids private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has acquired an Indiana-based manufacturer of braided lacing tapes, twines, cords and sleeving for the electrical, defense and aerospace markets.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 09 June 2022 12:23

Walker-based Altus expands production of in-demand telehealth mobile workstations

WALKER — Technology workstation manufacturer Altus Industries Inc. has expanded one of its marquee product lines as demand for telehealth solutions continues to rise across the country.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:49

ESG reporting becomes mainstream as companies seek investors, talent

SpartanNash Co. last month released its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report to track its corporate responsibility efforts, the start of what CEO Tony Sarsam called a “transformational journey” for the Byron Center-based grocery retailer and food distributor.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 10 March 2022 14:13

Auxo Investment Partners acquires California wire and cable assembly firm

Grand Rapids investment firm Auxo Investment Partners has acquired Golden State Assembly Inc., a wire and cable assembly and harness manufacturer based in Fremont, Calif.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 13 February 2022 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: February 14, 2022

Here is a snapshot of company activity from our February 14, 2022 print edition.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 01 February 2022 11:04

Auxo Investment Partners acquires Dowagiac rivet manufacturer specializing in trucking industry

GRAND RAPIDS — Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners will add to its existing capabilities in the faster space with the acquisition of a Michigan-based manufacturer of rivets.

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 16 December 2021 16:05

Auxo continues rail sector growth with latest acquisition

Auxo Investment Partners reached further into the rail industry with the acquisition of Ferrovia Services LLC, an Auburn, Ala.-based railroad vegetation management company.

Published in Finance
Monday, 25 October 2021 17:01

Auxo Investment Partners acquires railroad maintenance company, expects further growth in sector

GRAND RAPIDS — Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has entered the railroad business with the acquisition of maintenance company Genesis Rail Services LLC.

Published in Finance

Tuesday, 24 August 2021 00:01

Auxo Investment Partners acquires mobile workstation manufacturer Altus Industries

Grand Rapids private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has acquired Altus Industries Inc., a Walker-based designer and producer of workstations for the health care industry.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 28 March 2021 17:00

MiBiz roundtable: M&A experts forecast strong deal flow in post-pandemic rebound

Mergers and acquisitions should remain strong through 2021 — driven by several factors affecting deal flow — although finding a good deal may come with a high price for buyers.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 14 February 2021 09:30

DeVos-backed PE fund to support Michigan companies

GRAND RAPIDS — A West Michigan capital investment fund that involves the family office for Doug and Maria DeVos wants to make long-term investments across a variety of industries with a goal of preserving and growing local companies and jobs.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 14 February 2021 16:00

Auxo Investment Partners manages international complexities in 2020 deal

 The team at Grand Rapids-based private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has a saying that every deal has to die once before it closes.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 08 November 2020 09:58

MiBiz Growth Report: November 8, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 8, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 16:37

Auxo Investment Partners adds to portfolio of cutting die manufacturers

Grand Rapids-based private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners continued its investment in cutting die manufacturers with a recent acquisition.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 25 October 2020 17:10

Pandemic distorts the market as manufacturing M&A deals rebound

Jeff Helminski’s private equity firm has an internal goal of sourcing 20 qualified deals each week.

Published in Manufacturing
Monday, 21 September 2020 10:25

M&A firms say deal activity is rebounding after pandemic slow-down

M&A activity that declined sharply in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and slammed the economy appears to have started rebounding after mid-year.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:41

VC, PE firms steer companies through crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic that dismantled daily routines and hammered the economy has forced investors to pivot along with the companies they back financially.

Published in Finance

Sunday, 05 January 2020 17:04

MAKING THE CASE: Preserving local ownership a priority as West Michigan firms attract heightened PE interest

Locally owned and operated businesses are a unique asset to West Michigan’s economy, but that dynamic is changing as more owners opt to sell to private equity firms that have increasingly targeted the region for deals. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 13 October 2019 09:48

M&A Awards: Helminski pilots Auxo to grow companies while maintaining what’s ‘sacred’

Jeff Helminski, co-founder and managing partner of Auxo Investment Partners in Grand Rapids, successfully leveraged his atypical experience and path into the world of private equity in multiple deals last year. 

Published in Manufacturing
Thursday, 21 February 2019 08:00

Auxo Investment Partners acquires majority stake in Muskegon marine transporter

Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners moved deeper into the marine transportation business with an investment in Muskegon-based Andrie Inc.

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 06 January 2019 11:33

M&A Outlook: Despite higher interest rates, M&A advisers remain bullish on deal flow for 2019

Professionals expect a vibrant M&A market and strong deal flow this year amid easing U.S. economic growth and rising interest rates.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 06 January 2019 10:54

M&A/PE Roundtable: Advisers see strong M&A market ahead, even as distressed deals, due diligence ramps up

M&A professionals expect the dealmaking market to remain healthy in 2019. That’s one of the conclusions from a panel of executives MiBiz assembled to talk about West Michigan’s mergers and acquisitions sector.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 25 November 2018 21:14

Aiming Small? Orchard Creek Capital’s deal for Classic Die signals downmarket trend for private equity firm

GRAND RAPIDS — For its first acquisition, Northville-based Orchard Creek Capital LLC targeted an investment in an established, family-owned manufacturing company.

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 12 October 2018 18:57

PE firm Auxo acquires SE Michigan stamping manufacturer

Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has completed its fifth acquisition in 13 months with a deal for a Warren-based stamping manufacturer.

Published in Manufacturing
Saturday, 15 September 2018 09:54

Auxo looks ahead after closing $50 million PE fund

Closing fundraising for a $50 million private equity fund gives Auxo Investment Partners a year-long breather before preparing to raise capital for a second fund.

Published in Finance
Monday, 03 September 2018 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: September 4, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Sept. 4, 2018.

Published in Breaking News

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