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International Merger & Acquisition advisory firm providing value creation and specializing in low- to mid-market size companies in manufacturing, technology and business services sectors seeking an exit.

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Whether you want to sell or buy a business, insightful analysis and proven investment banking expertise is critical to unlocking the full value of your asset. At Briggs Capital we take a distinctly strategic approach to Mergers & Acquisitions, with decades of transaction experience in manufacturing, consumer products, technology and service sectors.

 

Your Briggs Partner will assist you in creating value pre- and post-acquisition well beyond the traditional role of intermediary including a discussion of the pros and cons of selling a business or planning for a merger or acquisition.

“Numbers always tell the truth, but they must be positioned correctly to tell the right story!”

- Allen Tait, Partner
Recent Transactions
IRA GREEN Inc.

One of America’s largest manufacturer and distributer of United States military decorations, medals, insignias and uniform related accessories. The firm is located in Providence Rhode Island. Ira Green has over 50,000 sku’s ready for immediate manufacturing and distribution around the globe. The company sells thru AAFES, NEXCOM, NCX and CGES. Ira Green was sold to Summer Street Capital a Private Equity firm located in Buffalo New York.

CARE ADVANTAGE

With over 2700 employees, Care Advantage is the largest Home Health Care Company in Virginia. Belhealth Investment Partners a New York based Private Equity Group with multiple holdings in the healthcare sector acquired the company in January 2017. The company provides personal home care services, skilled nursing & therapy as well as facility staffing.

Softcode Inc.

Softcode Inc. is a provider of Civil Process software that runs all aspects of a County Sheriff’s civil office and customized software needs. The company was sold to Tyler Technologies an industry leader who can further deploy Softcode Inc. suite of products throughout their nationwide platform. The sale was conducted thru a wide-ranging sales process that ensured the entrepreneurial owner’s of Softcode that they would receive maximum value for their niche business.

Lincoln Fabrics

Lincoln Fabrics an international textile manufacturer of bullet proof and fire retardant products located in Canada and the United States was sold to an industry competitor Monterey Inc. of Canada. Shifting industry dynamics compelled a sale that led to a competitive bid process. The acquisition will allow the buyer the ability to open new markets stateside and incorporate an excellent client base into their product offering.

Ecoast Sales Solution

Ecoast Sales Solution Ltd, an outsource sales and marketing company with 200 employees was sold to a private equity group. Ownership was seeking retirement and did not want to sell to a strategic player or competitor. Briggs conducted a wide ranging campaign, contacting over fifty financial buyers in the service arena. Five firms were selected to visit and the eventual acquirer was selected due to chemistry fit with management team as well as having a high percentage of sales compensation in cash. New ownership has inserted two C-level personnel and anticipates strong performance going forward as company moves into new verticals.

Cadec Global

Cadec Global a provider of advanced fleet management solutions was sold to BlackBern Partners, a Private Equity Group. The parent company of Cadec had decided to sell the company on short notice and Briggs Capital immediately conducted a rapid and far reaching national campaign. From beginning to close the process was sixty days. New ownership has infused working and growth capital and is executing on management's strategy. Cadec is now poised to take advantage of sweeping regulatory changes that are creating opportunity for well capitalized and positioned firms in the software logistics sector.

Schylling Toys

An international manufacturer of a multitude of children and adult toys and collectables was sold to a Private Equity Group. With sales in excess of $50M and with over one million toys on hand during peak season, Schylling is a household name for high end sophisticated toys and games. New ownership has expanded the company’s internet presence and is opening new channels to further expand product offerings.

Winning at Entrepreneurship

by Rod Robertson, Managing Partner, Briggs Capital

Winning at Entrepreneurship

The first year of business ownership can be treacherous and the entrepreneur must understand the pitfalls! For most all of us, we have one shot at the winner’s circle of business ownership and this easy to read road-map provides you with truly up to date professional advice and knowledge from a top industry leader. Whether you're a novice first time buyer to the experienced entrepreneur, you will receive the latest tips and techniques on how to present yourself to the marketplace, raise cash, understand how to value a business and structure a deal to your advantage.