Peakstone Advises Just Manufacturing on sale to Zurn



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February, 2020. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Just Manufacturing in its sale to Zurn (www.zurn.com). Just Manufacturing is a third-generation, family-owned designer and manufacturer of engineered stainless-steel sinks for commercial and industrial applications. Just Manufacturing has 135 employees and operates out of a 175,000 square foot facility in Franklin Park, IL. Paul Just, Just Manufacturing CEO and President, …
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Peakstone Advises on Sale of Branded Baby Products Company



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February, 2020. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Planet Wise, Inc. in its sale to 365 Holdings. (www.365-holdings.com) Founded in 2003, Planet Wise is a family-owned business that designs, develops and markets, cloth diapers and natural parenting products. Planet Wise markets some of the leading brands in the cloth diaper market, including Nicki’s Diapers, Best Bottom Diapers, and Imagine …
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Peakstone Advises CALco Pallets on its Sale to Strength Capital



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January, 2020. Peakstone served as the exclusive financial advisor to CALco Pallet Company in connection with Strength Capital’s investment in the Company. Founded in 2007, CALco is a vertically integrated, full-service wooden pallet manufacturer selling both new and recycled pallets to a diverse customer base throughout the Midwest. In addition to its state-of-the-art pallet manufacturing capabilities, CALco owns a captive …
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Timothy Masek joins Peakstone as Managing Director in Michigan

December, 2019. Timothy Masek has joined Peakstone as a Managing Director focusing on the manufacturing and industrial sector. Tim brings substantial depth to Peakstone’s Industrial banking practice, having both managed and acquired several manufacturing businesses. Tim is based in Grand Rapids and expands Peakstone’s presence in Michigan. Prior to joining Peakstone, Tim founded CODI Ventures LLC, a private investment firm …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

December, 2019. Peakstone has published twelve industry reports, which can be accessed through the links below.  We deliver sector knowledge, experience, and relationships to every client.  We welcome a chance to open dialogue with companies in these sectors to exchange information and viewpoints. Automotive Consumer & Retail E-Commerce Food & Beverage Industrials & Manufacturing Infrastructure IT Services Packaging Pet Restaurant …
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Peakstone Advises on Recapitalization of Capital Equipment Manufacturer



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November, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive financial advisor to BTM Company (“BTM”) on its recapitalization transaction with First Capital Partners (“FCP”). BTM was founded in 1966 and is based in Marysville, Michigan. BTM is a leading supplier of clinching and piercing tools and equipment, inserted fastener and work holding equipment, and fully automated assembly systems for companies that use sheet …
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Peakstone Advises on Environmental Services Transaction



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October, 2019. Peakstone served as the exclusive financial advisor to Beneficial Reuse Management (“BRM”) in connection with its transaction with Skyline Global Partners. Founded in 1999, BRM is a privately-owned, Illinois-based processor, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty agricultural and construction products. BRM sources materials from the by-product streams of utilities, municipalities and industrial companies, and creates branded and non-branded products. …
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Peakstone Advises on Sale of Renewable Energy Company



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October, 2019. Peakstone served as the exclusive M&A advisor to GreenWhey Energy, Inc. on its sale to Viresco AD. Founded in 2013, GreenWhey Energy (www.greenwheyenergy.com) uses anaerobic digesters to treat whey-rich wastewater produced by cheesemakers, as well as other nutrient-rich liquids produced by other food and beverage companies. Viresco AD (www.virescoad.com) is a leading biofuels company specializing in advanced anaerobic …
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Peakstone Serves as M&A Advisor on the sale of Design Tanks to The Purcell Companies



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October, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Design Tanks, LLC, an Aldine Capital Partners portfolio company, in connection with its sale to The Purcell Companies. Founded in 1956, Design Tanks sells a full range of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tank sizes and accessory products for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, its products …
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Michael Taylor joins Peakstone as Managing Director

September, 2019. Michael Taylor has joined Peakstone as a Managing Director focusing on the Consumer and Retail sectors. Michael brings substantial depth to Peakstone’s Consumer and Retail practice, having completed over 100 transactions totaling over $28 billion in value for leading consumer and retail clients globally. Prior to joining Peakstone, Michael was with KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Consumer and Retail Group, …
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