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Closed Deal Announcement – Peakstone Advises Brett Equipment Corporation on Sale to SOGID Capital, LLC

August, 2016. Brett Equipment Corporation has been sold to SOGID Capital LLC, a private investment group located in Northern Illinois.

Brett Equipment is a leading, national distributor of trailer parts, trailer hitches, truck and trailer lighting, emergency vehicle lighting and related equipment. Since 1995, Brett Equipment has leveraged its experience and extensive product knowledge to provide its customers with outstanding service. Combining these capabilities with SOGID’s market development capabilities, Brett Equipment is well positioned for continued success in the market.

Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Brett Equipment on its sale to SOGID and also assisted with arranging acquisition financing. Matt Brett, owner of Brett Equipment, engaged Peakstone to identify the right strategic partner for the company and its management team and to negotiate a successful transaction. Peakstone leveraged its knowledge of potential buyers, developed a highly focused, efficient marketing process, and delivered a buyer who could leverage management’s industry and product knowledge in combination with SOGID’s significant marketing and sales expertise. Peakstone worked with the company to negotiate the deal terms and facilitated due diligence through closing. “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”, said Brett.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
For additional information about this transaction, contact:
Mark Horita, Managing Director, 312-346-7308, mhorita@peakstone.com
Jon Mejdrich, Managing Director, 312-346-7329, jmejdrich@peakstone.com

About Peakstone

The Peakstone Group is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients.  Our team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades of experience and have executed hundreds of transactions totaling billions of dollars.  For additional information, visit www.peakstone.com or contact Alex Fridman, alex@peakstone.com or 312-204-7300.