Premier Business Group, LTD's Completed Transactions
A Partial List of Distribution Transactions Completed
Nursery Hard Goods Catalog CompanySold to Investment GroupFast growth company with multiple locations. Received multiple offers including overseas purchasers.
Plastic and Glass Bottle DistributionSold to Investment GroupOver 50-year-old company, 3rd generation family owners. Servicing specific industry niche. Retirement of owners led to sale. Company profits tripled within one year after sale to an investment group.
Plumbing Parts DistributorSold to Plumbing ContractorDistributor in deep trouble, having lost key accounts. Strategic fit with a contractor trying to gain lower purchasing costs made this deal possible.
OEM Distributor Engineering Company DistributorSold to Private InvestorThe buyer used to own 1/3 of a publicly traded company in an unrelated business. The seller started the business 47 years ago. It specializes in custom fuel systems sold to OEM's.
Data Devices and SoftwareSold to Private InvestorDistribution and technical software support company purchased by computer industry investor.
Wholesale DistributorSold to Private InvestorWell established equipment distributor to the landscaping industry. Purchaser brought extensive management abilities to the company.
School Supply DistributorSold to Industrial Supply DistributorExcellent strategic fit as seller specialized in industrial supplies sold to the shop area of schools. Seller had high margins, whereas buyer had low margins. Inventory duplication is extensive.
Wholesale Auto PartsSold to Private InvestorPurchaser with extensive automotive after-market background purchased company from the retiring seller.
Building Products DistributorSold to Private InvestorRetirement of owner led to sale. Multiple offers for this high-quality door-frame distributor with manufacturing capabilities.
Stained Glass DistributorSold to Private InvestorLarge Midwest distributor with exclusive customer contracts. Received multiple offers. Owner received a lucrative deal structure exceeding expectations.
Wholesale Food DistributorSold to Private InvestorFood distributor with a proprietary line with rapid growth was sold by retiring owners.
Precision Grinder & Distributor of Mold SteelSold to Private InvestorSerious heart attack forced sale. Buyer came out of the mold tool business.
Office Equipment DistributionSold to Private InvestorCompany established in 1952. One of the most well know companies in the industry. Purchased by an investor who previously purchased a company through Premier Business Group, LTD.
Office Copier DealerSold to Office Copier ChainSmall midwestern chain bought this operation in order to gain entry into the Chicago market and to service its few existing Chicago accounts.
A Partial List of Manufacturing Transactions Completed
Manufacturer of Polyethylene FilmsSold to Individual BuyerThis company manufactures a wide range of high-quality polyethylene film materials to the packaging and converting industry.
Manufacturer Steel Rule DiesSold to Private InvestorVery high-tech company with laser cutting and state of the art equipment.
Proprietary ManufacturerSold toStrategic BuyerA firm with a line of industrial components became even more of a force in its markets through a purchaser with more modem facilities.
Manufacturer of Gates and FenceSold to Private InvestorRetiring owner of a nationally recognized company did not have a family to pass the company down to.
Manufacturer Cutting DiesSold toPrivate InvestorPurchaser sold commercial printer and brought excellent skills to this company.
MillworkSold toInvestment GroupSecond generation family owners, in business since 1944. Servicing large contractors within the Midwest.
Textile ManufacturerSold toInvestment GroupNiche product lines with nationwide sales to department and specialty stores. Purchased by a group with diverse holdings.
Sportswear Textile Printing & EmbroiderySold toStrategic BuyerOne of the largest manufacturers catering to suppliers of major and minor league baseball, NBA Basketball, and NFL Football. Numerous outlets for various products. Synergistic fit with buyers existing operations.
Specialty Fastener ManufacturerSold toInvestment GroupStrategic buyer with a large portfolio of companies recognized the niche industry this company fulfilled.
Manufacturer SignsSold to Private InvestorIndoor and outdoor sign manufacturer was sold by an absentee owner.
Ice Equipment ManufacturerSold to Private InvestorLarge competitor in Colorado outbid by a senior bank executive. Business is doing exceptionally well now.
Amplifier ManufacturerSold toInvestment GroupBusiness was growing too fast, outstripping its owner's abilities. 3 years after the deal closed, the owner is still working for the company, and the company has doubled in size under the direction of a well-known midwestern investment group.
Woodworking ManufacturerSold toPrivate InvestorServicing large corporate clients and architectural firms. Well known reputation for old-world quality and service. Very profitable margins.
Air Filtration SystemsSold toInvestment GroupUnique product lines with significant growth in sales over the last two years. Highly profitable. Company undercapitalized. Purchased by an investor who previously sold his company through Premier Business Group, LTD.
Acrylic ManufacturerSold toPrivate InvestorUnique product lines with significant growth in sales over the last two years. Highly profitable. Company undercapitalized. Purchased by an investor who previously sold his company through Premier Business Group, LTD.
Automotive Parts ManufacturerSold to Fortune 500 Automotive Parts ManufacturerSudden illness of owner's wife forced sale. Bidding situation created between 2 Fortune 500 companies trying to gain entry into this company's major account, the AC Delco - Division of G.M.
Non-Proprietary ManufacturerSold to Private InvestorOne of the largest firms of its type in the Midwest was brought to even greater heights by an energetic purchaser who brought a significant amount of new business to the company.
FoundrySold toPrivate InvestorAn extremely profitable small run, custom foundry sold to an investor who used to own a large metal stamping operation.
Manufacturer Wood Furniture/CabinetsSold toInvestment GroupPurchaser brought many years of woodworking experience to this fine furniture/cabinet manufacturer.
Quality Control Testing DevicesSold toPrivate InvestorManufacturer and distributor of quality control devices for manufacturing companies. Buyer came from a manufacturer who utilized products and was familiar with the company.
Glass Trophy Products ManufacturerSold toPrivate InvestorUnique product designs, virtually no competitors and highly profitable.
Contract Packaging CompanySold toPrivate InvestorFortune 500 customers. Highly profitable. Sold to former CEO of a major corporation.
Plastics ManufacturingSold toInvestment GroupLibrary cards, credit cards, educational manipulative devices, plus other plastic products produce. Nationwide client base. Owner retired.
A Partial List of Service Transactions Completed
Glass and Glazing Contractor Window ManufacturerSold toStrategic CompanyDoor contractor realized a potential of combining windows to their line of business.
Metal AnodizingSold toPrivate InvestorOne of the largest Midwest anodizers serving manufacturers of metal products. Purchased by an investor with metals industry experience.
Commercial PrinterSold toFulfillment CompanyLarge fulfillment firm needed printing capabilities to round off their full service.
International Intermodal CompanySold toInvestment GroupIntermodal company (trucking & container storage/repair) sold by owner wanting to own a computer business. While other similar intermodal companies valued business near book value, an investment group agreed to pay $1 million above book value.
Market Research CompanySold toTop 50 Market Research CompanyStrategic fit ideal as seller had two key accounts buyer wanted entry to, and seller specialized in qualitative research, whereas buyer specialized in quantitative research.
Wide Area NetworkingSold toIndividual BuyerHaving recently sold a large company, the purchaser sought out a growth company.
ScreenprinterSold toStrategic BuyerMultiple locations. Corporate client base. Company merged with buyer's operations after the sale.
Packaging Design CompanySold toPrivate InvestorPurchaser had a great deal of experience with computer-aided design.
Commercial PrinterSold toInvestment GroupThis 21-year-old business was purchased by an investment group headed up by a commercial printing sales representative. His industry contacts helped close the deal.
Printing CompanySold toPrivate InvestorCompany lacking in marketing & sales expertise bought by an individual strong in these areas. Buyer subsequently sold the business within a year through Premier Business Group, LTD for a nice profit.
Accounting & Tax PracticeSold toStrategic BuyerThirty-year-old practice with solid corporate account base.
Mechanical Engineering FirmSold toInvestment GroupGroup with engineering background purchased the company from the retiring owner.
Irrigation Sales & ServiceSold toPrivate InvestorVery profitable company purchased on cash flow financing with deferred payments due to the seasonality of the business.
Electrical ContractorSold toPrivate InvestorA very profitable company operating in a “niche” area was brought to the attention of a hard-to-find purchaser whose background meshed perfectly.
Commercial Cleaning CompanySold toPrivate InvestorInvestment banker with real estate connections outbid a competitor.
PublisherSold toPrivate InvestorSold by Trustee, The First National Bank of Chicago, after the death of the owner.