"A local private equity firm has acquired a majority stake in an out-of-state maker of audiovisual hardware and software. Grand Rapids-based Blackford Capital said this week it acquired the stake in Tustin, California-based Hall Research..." Read the rest of this...
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"Blackford Capital, a national private equity firm based in Grand Rapids, Tuesday announced it has invested in Tustin, Calif.’s Hall Research, a designer, engineer, and manufacturer of audiovisual hardware and software systems that better communicate between...
Blackford Capital Portfolio Companies Recognized on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Blackford portfolio companies, Ellison Bakery, Custom Profile, Quality Aluminum Products, and Grand Power Systems were recognized on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
Blackford Capital was selected for the international Private Equity Deal of the Year for its investment in Ellison Bakery. ($10MM -$100MM) – M&A Advisor
Blackford Capital was recognized as Small Business of the Year and Overall Winner for the 2018 Michigan Economic Bright Spots Awards.
"Kingsport Book LLC is excited to announce the launch of its newly built Kingsport Book Commercial. Kingsport Book Commercial was built with the goal of being able to offer the most competitive, short-run four-color book and commercial printing solution available in...
"Blackford Capital has invested in Online Tech Stores, an aftermarket distributor of print and imaging supplies. OTS chief executive officer Bob Willmes says, 'While we’ve seen significant growth in the past several years, we believe this partnership will enable OTS...
Blackford Capital was selected for Consumer Staples Deal of the Year. (Under $100MM) – The M&A Advisor
Martin Stein was recognized as one of the top 40 under 40 Professionals of the Year for his successful accomplishments during the previous year. – MiBiz
Blackford was recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, ranking No. 2,758. – 2017
Blackford Capital and Portfolio Companies Honored as 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Businesses
Blackford was recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, ranking No. 1,610. – 2016.