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5 Reasons Management Teams are the Key to PE Due Diligence
At Blackford, our due diligence related to the executive management team and company executive processes is critical to assessing the potential success of any acquisition. When a private equity (PE) firm is considering acquiring a company, it goes through a due...
Quality Aluminum Products (QAP)
Summary The exit of Quality Aluminum Products (QAP) represents a great example of Blackford Capital’s value proposition for family-owned businesses, and adds to our successful and consistent track record of investments in the industrials/manufacturing...
Webinar Recap: How Does a Leader Lead Now?
Did you miss our webinar on how a leader can lead in today's workplace? Check out some of our favorite quotes below or our highlight videos on our LinkedIn page. And, watch the full video recording above or on our YouTube...
Small Market Deal of the Year: Blackford Capital and Quality Aluminum Products
“When Blackford Capital acquired Quality Aluminum Products, a building products company, it inherited a third-generation family business that needed liquidity and a resolution to succession uncertainties…”
Blackford Capital Named M&A Dealmaker of the Year by ACG Detroit
Grand Rapids, MI, March 20, 2023 – Blackford Capital, a leading lower middle market private equity firm, today announced the company has been named “M&A Dealmaker of the Year” by the 8th Annual M&A All Star Awards presented by the Association for Corporate...
Upcoming Webinar: How Does a Leader Lead Now?
How Does a Leader Lead Now, when the principles still apply but the techniques are changing Join Us for a Free Webinar Thursday, March 23rd from 12-1pm SHRM Credit Available Register Now People’s expectations of hours of work, compensation, work-life balance and other...
Blackford Capital Awarded Two M&A Atlas Americas Honors
Blackford celebrates its position as a leading private equity firm for family-owned small-middle market businesses with recognition in Deal and Firm of the Year Awards categories GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., February 6, 2023 – Blackford Capital, a leading lower middle market...
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.