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MN Equity Firm Acquires W. Mich. Tool & Die Firm

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
 
BlueWater Partners, Grand Rapids, MI, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Enterprise Tool & Die, Inc., Grandville, MI, in the sale of the company’s assets to a subsidiary of North Central Equity LLC, Minneapolis, MN. Enterprise employs approximately 50 people in the design and build of medium-sized progressive and transfer dies for the automotive industry, as well as for the furniture, appliance and outdoor-equipment industries. The acquisition is the 12th for North Central Equity. BlueWater Partners, a private investment-banking firm, works with companies on sales and acquisitions; www.bluewaterpartners.com.

MN Equity Firm Acquires W. Mich. Tool & Die Firm

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
 
BlueWater Partners, Grand Rapids, MI, acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Enterprise Tool & Die, Inc., Grandville, MI, in the sale of the company’s assets to a subsidiary of North Central Equity LLC, Minneapolis, MN. Enterprise employs approximately 50 people in the design and build of medium-sized progressive and transfer dies for the automotive industry, as well as for the furniture, appliance and outdoor-equipment industries. The acquisition is the 12th for North Central Equity. BlueWater Partners, a private investment-banking firm, works with companies on sales and acquisitions; www.bluewaterpartners.com.

Hydraulic-Press Builder Under New Ownership

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
 
Pacific Production Technologies (PPT), Mt. Carmel, IL, which operates the Brown Machinery division, a manufacturer of thermoforming machines, and Pacific Press Technologies division, a manufacturer of hydraulic presses, press brakes and shears, has been acquired by Spell Capital, Minneapolis, MN. Spell Capital has eight portfolio companies, and PPT represents the fourth portfolio company in its third fund and its first investment in a capital-goods manufacturing company. Learn more about PPT at www.pacific-press.com/PPT. Spell Capital is online at www.spellcapital.com.

 

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