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Sligh factory redevelopment remains on track; co-developer brought on
GRAND RAPIDS — The developer proposing a massive redesign of a former Grand Rapids furniture factory recently acquired the sprawling building, brought on a partnering development firm and received a six-month zoning-related extension from city planners.
Developer acquires three more properties for massive Sligh factory mixed-use project
GRAND RAPIDS — A Detroit-based developer recently acquired three properties near downtown Grand Rapids as part of a larger mixed-use plan to redevelop the former Sligh Furniture Co. building.
Sligh factory transformation poised to reshape GR city block
GRAND RAPIDS — Construction is expected to start next spring at the historic Sligh Furniture Co. factory near downtown on what would be one of the city’s biggest housing developments in recent years.
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.
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.
GR attorney to oversee Barnes & Thornburg’s new Southeast Michigan office
Law firm Barnes & Thornburg LLP opened an office in suburban Detroit.
A focus on serving others serves Waterbury well during four-decade legal career
Friends and family saw Stephen Waterbury heading toward a career in law before he ever did.
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.
MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 20, 2018
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Aug. 20, 2018.
Grand Rapids-based Auxo Investment Partners acquires Williamston-based die manufacturer
GRAND RAPIDS — Manufacturer Midway Rotary Die Solutions has sold to a West Michigan-based private equity firm.
Tillerman Seeds makes first acquisition, seeks to consolidate regional seed producers
GRAND RAPIDS — A West Michigan investment company has completed the first in what it hopes to be a string of acquisitions of independent, regional seed producers.
Grand Rapids-based PE firm Auxo closes on first two acquisitions
GRAND RAPIDS — Closing on its first acquisitions should provide private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners momentum as it pursues additional deals in an active M&A market.
Second Detroit law firm moves into GR market amid numerous local personnel shifts
Bodman PLC became the second Detroit-based law firm to enter the Grand Rapids market in recent months with the opening of a new downtown office.
West Michigan ammunition equipment maker sues UAE-held firm in contract dispute
HASTINGS — A West Michigan ammunition equipment manufacturer wants an arms maker owned by the United Arab Emirates to pay up.
Honigman plants stake in Grand Rapids with hire of veteran M&A lawyer
GRAND RAPIDS — Detroit-based Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP wants to build a presence in the Grand Rapids market based on the talent the law firm can attract.
Barnes & Thornburg’s Larsen remains confident for future dealmaking
For Tracy Larsen, the work of evaluating and closing deals continues to push ahead even in the face of global tumult and a general sense of economic uncertainty.
SEI kept culture, management intact with sale to Pamlico Capital
When Service Express Inc. (SEI) sought a buyer in 2015, owners Michael McCullough and Ed tenHaaf were just looking to retire.
PE firms look for add-on deals for manufacturers, head down market
After a banner year for deal flow, the merger and acquisition market seems to have tempered slightly in 2016.
Tillerman acquires Jackson-based aerospace manufacturer
As they approach retirement age, many family business owners are considering who to trust when passing on the leadership in the organizations they’ve built.
M&A activity may peak, but should remain elevated in 2016
If you want to sell your business this year, you still have a pretty good chance of cutting a favorable deal as the seller’s market continues.