Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Peakstone Advises Collision Repair Business on Growth Capital Transaction



M&A Advisor

August, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive financial and M&A advisor to Crash Champions, LLC in connection with its growth capital raise. Founded in 1999, Crash Champions is a growing multi-location collision repair operator with a strong market position in the Midwest. Crash Champions has acquired several shops with strong operations, management and locations in the fragmented collision repair industry and …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Code Red Safety on Sale to Coyote Industrial Holding



M&A Advisor

August, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Code Red Safety, LLC in connection with its sale to Coyote Industrial Holdings, an industrial safety platform formed by Hastings Equity Partners. Founded in 1995, Code Red Safety is a leading provider of industrial safety solutions including equipment rental, standby rescue services and safety products. Code Red Safety serves a blue-chip …
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The Peakstone Group Named #2 Overall Lower Middle Market Investment Bank

July, 2019. We are pleased to announce that Peakstone has been named the #2 lower middle market investment bank (and the top independent investment bank) in the United States by Axial. Axial reviews 789 investment banks in the United States and ranks its top 20 each quarter. Thanks to all of our clients and associates that made this possible. We …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

June, 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 Closed Deal Announcement: Veterinary Hospital Growth Financing



Financial Advisor

May, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive financial advisor to The Animal Doctor in connection with the Animal Doctor’s financing to support the Company’s expansion initiatives. Founded in 1996, The Animal Doctor is an AAHA-accredited full-service veterinary hospital, offering complete medical and surgical care for pets. The Company has several facilities in the northern Chicago suburb. Terms of the transaction were …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Prairie City Bakery on Sale to McKee Foods



M&A Advisor

May, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive financial advisor to Prairie City Bakery Company (“Prairie City” or the “Company”) in connection with its sale to McKee Foods Corporation. With annual sales of approximately $1.4 billion, McKee Foods Corporation is best known for its portfolio of Little Debbie brand of snack cakes, America’s leading snack cake brand. This transaction demonstrates Peakstone’s ability …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

February, 2019. Peakstone has published eleven updated 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 IT Services Packaging Pet Restaurant …
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John Eck joins Peakstone as Managing Director

February, 2019. John Eck has joined Peakstone as a Managing Director. John will focus on deal origination and execution in a number of areas including real estate, financial services, senior living, manufacturing and other industries. John also has expertise in distressed financial assets and bankruptcy transactions. John has over 30 years of experience in financial services including commercial and investment …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Third-Party Logistics and E-Commerce Fulfillment Company



M&A Advisor

February, 2019. Peakstone is pleased to announce that iD Commerce + Logistics (IDC) has been acquired by Symbia Logistics, a Colorado-based warehousing, logistics and e-commerce fulfillment company. Founded in 1998, IDC is a Chicago-based leader in third-party logistics (3PL) and e-commerce fulfillment services. Dan Arriola, who has served as CEO of IDC, will join the Symbia executive team. Arriola said, …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Vertical Farming Company



M&A Advisor

February, 2019. Peakstone served as exclusive financial advisor to 80 Acres Farms in connection with the Company’s recent investment from Virgo Investment Group, a San Francisco Bay Area based private equity firm that invests in companies transforming and disrupting high-potential industries. Terms of the financing were not disclosed. Founded in 2015, 80 Acres Farms provides customers with a wide variety …
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