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Our extensive experience advising manufacturing companies in a variety of industries, including energy, aerospace and automotive, enables us to identify and convey the key attributes that enhance value and attract qualified buyers.

KNOWLEDGE & TRANSACTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN

Our professionals have specific experience and expertise in the following industrial subsectors:

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
Aerospace & Defense
Automotive & Truck
Building Products
Engineered Products
Plastic Products
Specialty Chemical
 
INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
Capital Equipment
Equipment Rental
Industrial Technology
Machine Tools
Machinery & Components
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
Contract Manufacturing
Forgings
Metal Forming
Plating
Precision Manufacturing
Stamping
Tooling & Machining

INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Recent Articles

EdgePoint is an established thought leader in the M&A advisory field. The insights gained from executing hundreds of successful middle-market transactions are shared below.

By Matthew Lazowski
Vice President

By Russ Warren
Managing Director and
Steve Tardio
Managing Director

By Tom Zucker,
President

TESTIMONIALS - INDUSTRIALS

Kevin Craig
President and Owner
DriveKore

EdgePoint did an outstanding job representing the ownership group of DriveKore.  They designed and executed a process that resulted in the ideal strategic partner.  I truly appreciate the level of commitment displayed by EdgePoint, who guided us through this important transition with professionalism, thoughtful advice and a keen understanding of our industry.

George Blind
Vice President and General Manager
S.G. Morris Co., LLC

“I cannot imagine that we could have been represented by any better professional advisors than EdgePoint. It was a real pleasure. The results were as good as could have been expected, it was quite an experience.”

Michael Murphy
President
ZefTek, Inc.

After interviewing several firms to sell our company, it didn’t take long for me to know that we made the right choice. Your firm was relentless in making sure every step was handled correctly and that we fully understood what was required of us as sellers. The end result was clearly a ‘Home Run’ for ZefTek shareholders.

Michael Lipscomb
President & CEO
SIFCO Industries (NYSE: SIF)

“EdgePoint was the right choice for our divestiture. They gave us small firm attention and big firm results. They brought to the table a synergistic UK buyer that is the perfect fit for our industrial equipment, supplies and service business, and then they got the job done.”

Jim Sturgill
President / CEO
Master Distribution LLC

EdgePoint’s team of highly skilled professionals truly exceeded our expectations as they guided us through the marketing and selling of our business. They are some of the most knowledgeable people I have worked with during my 45 plus year career. They maintained excellent communication throughout the entire process and the advice given to us through each phase was extremely helpful. Our company realized a higher value than originally expected due to EdgePoint’s excellent marketing preparations and timely execution throughout the process.

Lou DiRenzo
President
Puritan Products

EdgePoint introduced the idea of partnering with a company to provide resources for acquisitions and brought expertise in managing that process. It has been two years since the partnership officially began and we are working towards securing growth acquisitions in addition to operating the business day to day.

Tom Arko
President
Eight Day Sound

I could not be more pleased with the services of Edgepoint.  The team worked with us through a long and difficult process with an initial buyer, managing the process and working with my staff side-by-side. Most importantly, they instilled in us the confidence that great alternatives were available if at any point we didn’t feel it was the right candidate. We didn’t!  Edgepoint negotiated and closed an even better deal in less time than we spent negotiating with the initial party.

Don Mottinger
Former CEO
Superior Products, LLC

“We’ve worked with EdgePoint since 2008, when they helped us acquire Macro Technologies of Kirkland, Washington by creatively structuring and sourcing multi-layer financing. Macro made our company much larger and more valuable, and EdgePoint continued to help us prepare for an eventual sale. When we began the sale process, they were hands-on with every key aspect of the deal, including finding motivated buyers and getting things back on track several times. They used buyer competition to negotiate a higher price and better terms. It was great to have EdgePoint on our team.”

Ryan Yerkey
Board Director
EBO Group

“EdgePoint was an excellent advisor to EBO Group as we navigated this critical transaction.  EdgePoint helped us organize our value proposition, identify the most likely interested parties, communicate those attributes to the market, negotiate compelling offers, and manage a sale process that was strategic and growth-oriented in nature.  We are pleased with how EdgePoint supported us from start through Closing. This is the second transaction for which EdgePoint advised EBO Group, Inc.

Paul Krause
Former President & Owner
Hughes-Primeau Controls

I am so happy I chose EdgePoint to market and sell my business. They were professional from the beginning to end and did everything they said they were going to do.  They did a great job marketing our business and brought multiple buyers to the table with excellent offers.   They provided excellent guidance through all phases of the process as well, especially as we met with prospective buyers.  I can’t imagine going through this process without EdgePoint and would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking to sell their business. Great job!!

James Weaver
Former owner and President
Geartec, Inc.

“Several years ago, I received an offer to buy my company. It was interesting, but seemed low, so I engaged EdgePoint to advise me. EdgePoint promised an orchestrated bidding process to achieve the greatest value and delivered much more than promised. I was and remain delighted with every aspect of the process. The professionalism and attention to detail with my better interests always in mind were exceptional.”

INDUSTRIALS CLIENT CASE STUDIES

Selected private equity group with relevant industry experience with interest in preserving the company culture and retaining the existing workforce.
Acted as a like-minded partner that assisted in capitalizing on the company's outstanding growth potential at a pace that was achievable.
Above-market pricing by ancillary industry competitor who needed large gear manufacturing capabilities resulted in a premium to pre-emptive bid
The transaction enabled the family to gain liquidity and implement retirement and estate planning.


RECENT INDUSTRIAL TRANSACTIONS

 

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