M&A Outlook for Spring 2020; Q4 2019 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Spring 2020. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,

Conroe Concrete acquired by SRM

Conroe Concrete (Yancey Ready-Mix) has been acquired by SRM Concrete. The buyer, SRM Concrete is among the fastest-growing concrete companies in the US, with over 200 locations across 14 states in the Eastern US, expanding South, acquiring ten concrete companies in 2018 and exceeding that growth again in 2019. ClearRidge advised the owners of Conroe Concrete (Yancey Ready-Mix) on the sale.

M&A Outlook for Winter 2019/20; Q3 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Winter 2019/20. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,...

MAC Systems acquired by Summit Companies (CI Capital Partners)

MAC Systems (www.macsystems.co) has been acquired by Summit Companies (CI Capital Partners). The buyer, Summit Companies, is a leading provider of fire life safety services designed to protect buildings, assets and people all across the US. ClearRidge advised the owners of MAC Systems on the sale.

M&A Outlook for Fall 2019; Q2 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Fall 2019. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,...

Sayed Feghali Cardiology Assoc. acquired by Medical Center Cardiovascular Association

ClearRidge advised the owners of Sayed Feghali Cardiology Association on the sale. The owners of Medical Center Cardiovascular Association acquired the practice and will continue to operate out of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

M&A Outlook for Summer 2019; Q1 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Summer 2019. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,..

M&A Outlook for Spring 2019; Q4 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Spring 2019. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,..

M&A Outlook for Winter 2019; Q3 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Winter 2018. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,

M&A Outlook for Fall 2018 and Q2 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Fall 2018. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare, ...

M&A Outlook for Summer 2018 and Q1 Transaction Report

In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Summer 2018. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction and Engineering, Energy, Healthcare, ...

Fintube, LLC (Fintube) acquired by Rosa & Unis

March 29, 2018. Fintube was acquired by Rosa & Unis.  Fintube (www.fintubellc.com), headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a world leader in heat transfer technology and is a producer of advanced products that increase the operational efficiencies of ...

M&A Outlook for Spring 2018 and Q4 Transaction Report

In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Spring 2018. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction and Engineering, Energy, Healthcare, ...

Technology Associates EC Inc. recapitalized by Optimal Investment Group

Technology Associates EC Inc. (TAEC) has been recapitalized by Optimal Investment Group. TAEC provides site development, site acquisition, project management, architecture and engineering services for wireless network operators and tower owners. TAEC was named in the winning bid to build out
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Mergers and Acquisitions Q3 2017 – Winter Outlook

We are in the fourth quarter of 2017 and deal data is now available through the end of the third quarter of 2017. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for the remaining ...

Mergers and Acquisitions Report Q2 and Fall 2017 Outlook

We are in the third quarter of 2017 and deal data is now available through the end of the second quarter of 2017. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for the remaining 2017 year.

Mergers and Acquisitions Report Full Year 2016 and 2017 Outlook

We are in the first quarter of 2017 and deal data is now available through the end of the fourth quarter for full year 2016. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for 2017. Analysis by Sector: i. Aerospace ii. Chemicals iii. Construction and Engineering iv. Energy: Oil and Gas v. Healthcare vi. Manufacturing vii. Transportation, Logistics, Distribution viii. Telecommunications

Mergers and Acquisitions Report Q3 and 2017 Outlook

In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for 2017. Before we consider each industry, let’s start with the overall economy and the most talked about Trump effect. The polls were wrong and the improbable happened. The economic outlook for 2017 has also changed as a result, mostly for the better. The Federal government is ...

Mergers & Acquisitions Report Q2 and Outlook for 2016

In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for the remainder of 2016. The business mood and M&A environment remains positive and there continues to be demand from buyers for niche companies that are outperforming their competitors. There is no shortage of cash available for acquisitions; it is a matter of being able to

Mergers & Acquisitions Report Q1 and Outlook for 2016

We are in the second quarter of 2016 and deal data is now available through the end of the first quarter. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for the remainder of 2016.

Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook for 2016 and Q3 2015 Review

We are in the fourth quarter of 2015 and mergers and acquisitions data is now available through the end of the third quarter for business owners selling their company. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for 2016.

Eastpointe Industries acquired by Long Trail

Eastpointe was acquired by Long Trail. ClearRidge represented the owners of Eastpointe in the sale of their company, a leading U.S. manufacturer of structural retro-fit wireless tower components and new towers. Eastpointe’s customers are the leading U.S. wireless providers and tower owners, including AT&T, Verizon, US Cellular, T-Mobile, Crown Castle,

Mergers & Acquisitions: 2015 Outlook and Acquisition Activity through Q2 2015.

In this report, we review ClearRidge’s most active industry sectors and provide an outlook through Winter 2015. These 7 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region.

Mergers & Acquisitions: 2015 Outlook and Acquisition Activity through Q1 2015.

In this report, we review ClearRidge’s most active industry sectors and provide an outlook through Fall 2015. These 7 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region.

Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook for 2015 and Q4 2014 Review

In this report, we review ClearRidge’s most active industry sectors for mergers and acquisitions and provide an outlook through Spring 2015. These 7 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region

Recapitalization of B+T Group by the Gladstone Companies (Nasdaq:GLAD and Nasdaq:GAIN)

B+T Group has recapitalized with a $28 Million investment by Gladstone Capital Corporation (Nasdaq:GLAD) and Gladstone Investment Corporation (Nasdaq:GAIN).

Progressive Supply Acquired by DistributionNOW (NYSE:DNOW)

Progressive Supply (Pipe Distribution). ClearRidge has represented and closed two exceptional Oklahoma deals in the past month, in each case delivering a well-capitalized buyer and a robust valuation and deal terms.

Mergers & Acquisitions for Q3 2014 and Outlook through 2015

ClearRidge Report: Mergers & Acquisitions for Q3 2014 and 2015 Outlook. In this report, we review our most active industry sectors. These 7 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region.

ClearRidge 2014 Middle Market M&A Advisory Firm of the Year

June 12, 2014. ClearRidge, an Oklahoma Investment Banking firm, was named Middle Market M&A Advisory Firm of the Year by Acquisition International. Click "More" to read full article.

Mergers & Acquisitions for Q2 2014 and Outlook through 2014

ClearRidge Report: Mergers & Acquisitions for Q2 2014 and Outlook through 2014. In this report, we review our most active industry sectors. These 8 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in the Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region. Click "More" to read the the full article.

Mergers & Acquisitions for Q1 2014 and Outlook through Fall 2014

ClearRidge Report: Mergers & Acquisitions for Q1 2014 and Outlook through Fall 2014. In this report, we review our most active industry sectors. These 8 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in the Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region. Click "More" to read the the full article.

Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook through Summer 2014 and Full Year 2013 Review

ClearRidge Report: Mergers & Acquisitions for Full Year 2013 and Outlook through Summer 2014. In this report, we review our most active industry sectors. These 8 industries are also among the most active sectors that drive M&A Activity in the Oklahoma and the Southern Midwest region. Click "More" to read the the full article.

Ball Winch Pipeline Services acquired by L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR).

November 8, 2013. Ball Winch Pipeline Services, LLC, the Willis, Texas, privately-owned company that applies specialty pipe coatings and provides field services for the oil and gas, mining, water and waste water industries, was acquired by L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR). The Company was advised by ClearRidge of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Click More to read about the transaction.

Hermetic Switch, Inc. (HSI Sensing) acquired Genisco Filter Corporation

June 13, 2013. Hermetic Switch, Inc. (HSI Sensing) acquired Genisco Filter Corporation, a California company. Genisco, headquartered in San Diego, designs and manufactures electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters for military/defense and industrial/commercial markets. ClearRidge is a long-time advisor to HSI Sensing.

Thacher Associates acquired by K2 Intelligence, the business investigative and intelligence firm.

December 31, 2013. Thacher Associates, the New York City investigative consulting firm was acquired by K2 Intelligence to expand Integrity Monitoring Model nationally and internationally. The Company was advised by Managing Directors of ClearRidge. Click More to read more about the transaction.

First Wave MRO acquired by Tray Siegfried and Jon Werthen. Oklahoma Aerospace Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul firm.

December 17, 2012. First Wave MRO, Inc. enters into Agreement to sell its assets to a newly-formed entity, owned by Tray Siegfried and Jon Werthen. The Company was advised by ClearRidge.

Baby Boomers and Their Businesses. Implications for Mergers & Acquisitions in 2013 and Beyond.

November 30, 2012: Q3 2012 Baby Boomers and Their Businesses. Implications for Mergers and Acquisitions in 2013 and Beyond.

Allied Industrial, Inc. acquired by Pipeline Supply & Service, LLC, a Houston, Texas pipeline supply, service and rental company.

October 29, 2012. Pipeline Supply & Service acquired substantially all the assets of Allied Industrial Supply. Allied Industrial was advised by ClearRidge Capital. Founded in Oklahoma in 1978, Allied Industrial Supply is an Oklahoma distributor of commercial and industrial tools, supplies and equipment.

TCI Services, Inc. was acquired by Team Industrial Services, the largest specialized industrial services company in North America.

September 28, 2012. TCI Services, also known as Tank Consultants, was acquired by Team Industrial Services (NYSE:TISI), the largest specialized industrial services company in North America. The Company was advised by Managing Directors of ClearRidge, acting in their capacity as registered representatives of Burch & Company, Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions Outlook for the Fourth Quarter and 2013

There are three months remaining in 2012 and we thought you may appreciate a summary of deal activity for the year to date, as well as an update on the most active industries that we work in at ClearRidge, which also represent the largest industries in Oklahoma.

5 Questions with Matthew Bristow: Tulsa World

February 17, 2012. Tulsa World 5 Questions with Matthew Bristow, Managing Director ClearRidge. He is a federal- and state-registered investment banking agent and a certified merger and acquisition advisor, with banking and finance experience in London and Paris.

Ready to sell your business in 2012? NOT SO FAST.

March 16, 2012 - Ready to sell your business in 2012? NOT SO FAST. If you are considering selling your business in 2012, you need to consider the full sale process, from start to finish. Critical pre-sale due diligence - common mistakes and potential consequences.

Warren & Christian, Inc. acquired by the Reservoir Group, an Aberdeen, Scotland company focused on down-hole drilling products and services.

February 6, 2012. ClearRidge , an Oklahoma investment banking firm, announced the acquisition of Warren & Christian, Inc., an Oklahoma oil field services company by Reservoir Group, an Aberdeen, Scotland company focused on down-hole drilling products and services. Principals of ClearRidge were CRTS' advisor throughout the M&A sale process.

Outlook for M&A Deal Volumes and Valuations in 2012

January 5, 2012 - Outlook for M&A Deal Volumes and Valuations in 2012. We consider deal volumes, valuations, leverage multiples, as well as demand from strategic buyers and financial buyers. Tulsa Business Journal Feature Article by ClearRidge.

SBS Industries, Inc. of Tulsa, OK acquired by Gladstone Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: GAIN).

September 1, 2011. Gladstone Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: GAIN) announced the acquisition of SBS Industries, Inc. of Tulsa, Oklahoma. SBS Industries was advised by ClearRidge , an Oklahoma investment banking firm. SBS Industries founded in 1975 and headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a manufacturer and value-added distributor of specialty fasteners and threaded screw products.

CRTS, Inc. of Tulsa, OK acquired by Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: INSU).

July 5, 2011. Insituform Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: INSU) announced the acquisition of CRTS, Inc. of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bruce Jones and Matthew Bristow of ClearRidge were CRTS' advisor throughout the M&A sale process. CRTS, Inc., is a leader in pipeline coating services based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Positive M&A trend gaining momentum for midsized private companies

April 25, 2011. The positive start for Oklahoma and Midwest mergers and acquisitions activity in 2011 is gaining strength and momentum. Higher prices, cash at closing, more deals getting done. Click "More" below to read this article.

Consolidation in Oklahoma Community and Regional Banks?

April 11, 2011. We are going to consider the reasons behind the likely reduction in number of banks in Oklahoma and some of the implications. Is there anything that can be done to preserve more small, regional banks or is this change inevitable?

Reuters: M&A has busiest January in 11 years

January 28, 2011. Dealmaking is back on the agenda as CEOs step up the hunt for ways to put a multitrillion-dollar cash pile to work, triggering the busiest January for M&A in 11 years.

Cedar Creek Lumber Announces a Recapitalization with Charlesbank

May 20, 2010. Cedar Creek announces a recapitalization by Charlesbank Capital Partners, who acquire majority ownership of Cedar Creek, the largest cedar distributor in the United States. Cedar Creek was advised by ClearRidge.

BOA Business Capital Provides $55 Million to ClearRidge Client

July 30, 2009. Bank of America Business Capital provided a $55 million senior secured credit facility to a ClearRidge client, a lumber and manufactured wood distributor. The asset-based loan is being used to refinance existing debt. ClearRidge acted as advisor for the transaction.

Tulsa World Spotlight on Connie Tommerup, Manager

May 3, 2009. Connie Tommerup, Manager of Restructuring and Corporate Finance is honored in Tulsa World's People Spotlight. At ClearRidge, Connie's primary role is analyzing clients financial systems, financial reporting processes and internal controls.