Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Automotive Finance and Insurance Industry



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September, 2018. Peakstone served as the exclusive M&A advisor to Finance & Insurance Resources, Inc. (“F&I Resources”) in connection with its acquisition by Brown & Brown, Inc. (“Brown & Brown” NYSE:BRO). F&I Resources is a leader in finance and insurance performance management for auto dealers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, providing F&I sales training and auto related service contracts …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: B2B Manufacturing and Distribution



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August, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Block and Company, Inc. in connection with its sale to Speyside Equity. Founded in 1934 in Wheeling, IL, Block is a leading manufacturer and distributor of cash handling, document security, and office supply products in North America. The Company manufactures and sources 7,000+ product SKUs to serve a wide range of domestic …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: Unique Vertical Farming Company



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July, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to 80 Acres Farms (or “the Company”) in connection with the Company’s recent strategic partnership with a leading commercial farming operation based in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. Founded in 2015, 80 Acres Farms is a unique vertical farming company that is disrupting the retail and food service produce industry. …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

July, 2018. 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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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement: MixOnSite USA Sold to CEMATRIX



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July, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to MixOnSite USA, Inc. (“MixOnSite” or the “Company”) in connection with its sale to CEMATRIX.  MixOnSite is a nationwide provider of highly customized, lightweight, low density cellular concrete.  The Company specializes in providing innovative solutions for a wide range of demanding geotechnical and underground construction challenges. CEMATRIX is a publicly-traded corporation with …
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Deal Announcement: Peakstone Advises on Sale of Free-Flow Packaging International to Pregis



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June, 2018. Peakstone served as the exclusive M&A advisor to Free-Flow Packaging International, Inc. (FP International) in connection with its pending acquisition by Pregis, LLC. The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review. FP International has a 50-year history of providing a wide range of protective packaging solutions. Its …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement- Gourmet Gift Concepts Sold to Hickory Farms



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Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Gourmet Gift Concepts in connection with its sale to Hickory Farms, a portfolio company of Modjule LLC, a private equity and venture capital firm.     Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For additional information please contact the following: Nicholas Clementi, Managing Director, 312-346-7300, nclementi@peakstone.com Eric Dziedzic, Managing Director, 312-346-7314, eric@peakstone.com   …
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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement- Lamination Specialties Corporation Sold to Union Partners



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March, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Lamination Specialties Corporation (“LSC” or the “Company”) in connection with its sale to Union Partners. Founded in 1956 in Chicago, IL, LSC is a leading value-added North American manufacturer of electrical steel laminations for a variety of industries and applications. The Company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and broad product portfolio serve a …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

February, 2018. 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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Peakstone Closed Deal Announcement- Erehwon Mountain Outfitter Sold to Camping World Holdings



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February, 2018. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Erehwon Mountain Outfitter in connection with the Company’s sale to Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH). Founded in 1972 in Chicago and now based in Arlington Heights, Erehwon is a top source of outdoor clothing and gear in the Midwest with locations throughout Chicagoland and a flagship location in the Milwaukee …
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