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View Our PDF Review Flexibility 2022 has been all about flexibility—for the world, for the private equity industry, and for us at Blackford Capital. We had to stay flexible to stay successful, and our responsiveness to the market and quick pivots made for our most...
When looking at a business, research has shown that the effectiveness of the executive team may be the single greatest determinant of organizational success. Experience has also shown that the concept of a true executive team—as opposed to simply an executive group—is...
Blackford Capital Acquires Artificial Turf Supply, Accelerates Growth of Patio Consolidation Portfolio
Artificial Turf Supply (ATS) is Blackford Capital’s second acquisition to the Patio Consolidation portfolio in less than 30-days Addition of ATS advances Blackford’s objective of creating a one stop shop for all outdoor living needs within the backyard consumer...
Blackford Capital Named Private Equity Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor for Second Consecutive Year
Unprecedented back-to-back Firm of the Year recognition demonstrates Blackford Capital's continued growth momentum GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., November 21, 2022 – Blackford Capital, a leading lower middle market private equity firm, was named Private Equity Firm of the Year...
• Starfire Direct is the first acquisition for Blackford’s Patio Consolidation portfolio• Leading direct-to-consumer player within the patio and hearth industry provides solid foundation for growth and value creation GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, November 14, 2022 –...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov 7, 2022 – Blackford Capital, a leading lower middle market private equity firm, today announced its Managing Director Jeffrey Johnson has been selected by the editors of Crain’s Detroit Business as one of the publication’s Notable Money...
A strategic assessment of the current business and economic environment November 15th from 12 - 1 p.m Accelerating price increases continue to shock consumers and businesses as the global inflation rate reaches heights not seen in over a decade. Join us for the next...
Blackford Capital is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based private equity investment firm that acquires, manages and builds value in lower middle market manufacturing, distribution and consumer product companies.