Find out how tried and true investment strategies—coupled with some of the most cutting-edge management processes across any industry, help private equity firms outperform the public market.
Blackford Capital’s portfolio company, Custom Profile was named as a 2018 Best and Brightest in Wellness Company.
"Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that its client, Blackford Capital, is a finalist for the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The finalists have been selected from the nominees in the first stage of evaluation and an independent panel of judges will...
"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...
"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.
While CEOs get a large share of the credit (and the blame) for business developments, they shouldn’t make their decisions in a vacuum—especially when they’re related to vision, values, or culture. Check out Blackford Capital Founder Martin Stein’s tips for small companies looking to include the whole team when making good governance decisions.
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.
Struggling to achieve growth at your company? Check out this Blackford Capital webinar featuring first-hand company experiences from our portfolio company CEOs on how they drive accelerated growth.
Deal sourcing can be arduous, and many private equity firms can spend a lot of time on the wrong deal. Find out how Founder and Managing Director Martin Stein balances rejecting the wrong deals to spend time on the good ones.
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.