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Testimonials

“We celebrate the 60 year anniversary of our founding in 2017 and believe that now is the right time to transition our family ownership. Peakstone negotiated a transaction with a large, multinational industry leader that met the financial objectives of our shareholders and was an invaluable partner throughout the sale process.”

Tom Alden, President-  Alden & Ott

“The Peakstone team was invaluable to the transaction process. They developed and executed on a successful strategy to negotiate a great outcome for our shareholders.”

Jeff Addante, President- The Service Center

“Peakstone provided valuable strategic support as we prepared our outreach for our capital raising efforts.  The Peakstone team helped us think through telling a complex story to the investment community and the financial modeling necessary to support our story.”

Andrew Parkinson, Founder & Chief Financial Officer – itemMaster

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“The Peakstone team was invaluable to the sale process. They executed on a well thought out strategy to target the perfect buyer, and provided extensive advice and counsel throughout the process.”

Matt Brett, Owner – Brett Equipment

Pepperjax

“It was a gut-wrenching decision to select an M&A Advisor. I had been approached by some potential buyers and wasn’t sure if I needed an M&A Advisor. I ultimately picked Peakstone because of their restaurant expertise and the hustle and thoughtfulness they demonstrated. I had high expectations, and in this deal Peakstone blew them away. They executed on a successful strategy to find the right partner that shares our strategic vision for PepperJax and can help drive continued growth for the business. They were very thoughtful in how they positioned the business to buyers, managed the sale process and negotiated a number of important terms in the transaction. Their expertise, daily commitment, and creativity were essential to getting a great deal done.”

Gary Rohwer, Founder – PepperJax

HaTestimonial

“Peakstone was instrumental in creating a competitive process, finding a strong buyer and then structuring an excellent deal with them.”

Alan Huttmann, Owner – H A Logistics

Clearbrook

“Peakstone was essential to completing this transaction. Their team did outstanding work facilitating the process to a successful close.”

Jason Duzan, Managing Director – Glencoe Capital

Glenoak

“Steve and the Peakstone team were very thorough and diligent in maximizing the number of potential buyers for our Kentucky operations. They applied a great deal of expertise and resources to bring multiple parties to the table.”

Tom Talbot, Owner – Glen Oak

OutwardPetTest

“Peakstone was a great partner in assisting us to identify the perfect partnership well suited for the Company’s continued growth in this category.”

Torjus Lundevall, President – Petstages

abcomTestimonial

“The Peakstone team was invaluable to the acquisition process. They executed on a well thought out strategy to acquire the company, provided great advice throughout, and guided the transaction to closing efficiently and smoothly.”

Sonny Goyal, Managing Director – ABCOMRENTS

SimplyColorTestimonial

“The Peakstone Group has been an invaluable partner to Simply Color as we have continued to execute our strategic growth initiatives. Peakstone’s commitment to the success of Simply Color has helped us achieve our objectives.”

Adam Fried, President & CEO – Simply Color

ClarkeM&A

“I am appreciative of the efforts of The Peakstone Group to identify the ideal partners and craft a transaction that achieved the objectives of the company, management and my family, in a manner attractive to Red Oak and its co-investors.”

Jane Clarke, Owner – Clarke Group

AndersonBasinTestimonial

“The Peakstone team was invaluable to the transaction process. They developed and executed on a successful strategy to find the right partner that shares our strategic vision for Anderson and can help drive continued growth for the business.”

Erik Anderson, COO – Anderson Machining Service

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“Peakstone was essential to completing this transaction. They executed on a well thought out strategy to sell Technomic, provided great advice throughout, and guided the transaction to closing efficiently and smoothly.”

Ron Paul, CEO & President – Technomic

 

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“Our acquisition by TransForce marks an important milestone for our company. Peakstone has been a tremendous resource for Hazen. We were approached by a strategic buyer and the Peakstone team provided great support to complete the transaction.”

Rick Palmer, Owner – Hazen Final Mile

 

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“Without a doubt, Peakstone rocks. They found numerous potential partners that aligned with our strategic objectives. With enthusiasm & professionalism, Peakstone worked tirelessly to navigate us through the process and complete the transaction. Everyone is smiling.”

Scott Bintz, Owner & CEO – RealTruck.com

 

testimonial_eComfort “The Peakstone team was instrumental in getting us to the right deal with the right acquirer. They gave me the support I needed to make it through our first ever M&A process.”

Pavel Sokolovsky, Owner & CEO – Ecomfort.com

testimonial_MAAward “The Peakstone Group, representing the best of the industry, has demonstrated creativity and perseverance in today’s challenging climate,”

Roger Aguinaldo, CEO & Founder – The M&A Advisor

testimonial_AllState1pgr “The Peakstone team was invaluable to the sale process. They developed and executed a successful exit strategy and led every aspect of the process.”

George Lionikis Jr., Owner & President – The Allstate Companies

 

testimonial_Precision “Peakstone has been a tremendous resource for Precision Spine. The Peakstone team delivered a creative and flexible financing solution with a lender that has the ability to deploy additional capital to fund our growth.”

Jim Pastena, CEO – Precision Spine

 

testimonial_FoodEv1pgr “The Peakstone team was invaluable to the transaction process. They developed and executed on a successful strategy to find the right partner that shares our strategic vision for Food Evolution and can help drive continued growth for the business.”

Bret Schultz, Principal & President – Food Evolution

 

testimonial_Ashford_AC “Peakstone has been an important trusted advisor as we execute on our global strategy. Peakstone delivered and demonstrated unparalleled capabilities in its knowledge of e-commerce, understanding of our business and shareholder objectives as well as access to global capital partners during the process.”

Mozes Hoch, Owner & CEO – Ashford.com

 

testimonial_Ashford_AC “From an investor’s perspective, Peakstone’s e-commerce and execution capabilities were extremely helpful to us. Their ability to get us involved and efficiently lead the due diligence and negotiation process led to a successful transaction close.”

Mark Hoffmeister, Managing Director &Principal – Prudential Capital Partners

 

testimonial_KVC M&A “The sale of my business was the most significant and complex transaction of my career. Steve and The Peakstone team were indefatigable in their efforts to manage the process towards the goal we all desired, the close.”

Jim Leytus, Owner & President – Kickapoo Valley Cheese Corp.

 

testimonial_Art M&A “We selected Peakstone because they were very knowledgeable and experienced in both e-commerce and the consumer food industry. They understood our business objectives, and the opportunity we have to establish ourselves as a leader in the new online grocery community.”

Alex Zeltcer, Founder – Artizone.com

 

testimonial_OakGroup1pgr “Peakstone’s dedicated Auto F&I practice team, led by Brad Curtis, delivered us a terrific outcome and found us a great strategic partner to extend upon our longstanding reputation as a leader and innovator in Auto F&I products and administration.”

Steve Pearl, Managing Principal – The Oak Group

 

testimonial_ProtectoSeal “Peakstone understood our business and strategy, delivered a strategic and compelling acquisition candidate, and assisted us in navigating the transaction to close.”

Jim Honan, President – Protectoseal Company

 

testimonial_Wafra “We were very pleased to work with Peakstone because they understand the pet industry and our strategy. Peakstone delivered a highly strategic and compelling acquisition target in Phelps and advised us in navigating the transaction to close.”

Ryan Wierck, Managing Director – Wafra Partners

 

testimonial_Pivotal “The Peakstone Group has been a great partner to Pivotal 5 as we have continued to expand our platform via acquisitions. Peakstone’s unwavering commitment to Pivotal 5’s continued success has helped us achieve our strategic objectives.”

Adam Schumacher, Owner & CEO – Pivotal 5