The following selected past clients are representative among the hundreds that our Senior Professionals have been engaged with.


Consumer Products - Selected Examples

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TURTLE WAX, INC.
Chief Executive Officer – Major retail supplier of auto market car care products.


ROANOKE COMPANIES
Sell-side:  Major supplier to Home Depot of kitchen and bathroom calk and adhesives


JARDEN CORPORATION
Buy-side:  United States Playing Card Company
A publicly held Fortune 500 company specializing in niche consumer products (Ball, Bicycle, Diamond Matches, First Alert, Mr. Coffee, Sunbeam, Coleman) used in and around the home.


MTD PRODUCTS, INC.
Buy-side:  Represented MTD in several engagements in purchasing manufacturers of various outdoor and power equipment Major manufacturer and supplier  of outdoor power equipment (Cub Cadet, Cub Cadet Commercial, Troy-Bilt, White Outdoor, Yard-Man, Yard Machines, Bolens, Arnold) sold in "big box" retailers.


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KRAFT FOODS
Sell-side: Back to Nature organic foods.
Major consumer packaged food and beverages corporation.


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CHEMLAWN
Board of Director directed analysis.  Major consumer lawn care company.


CABOODLES
Sell-side: Branded niche manufacturer of youth designer cosmetics and related organizers sold in large retailers like Wal-Mart and Target.


PARSONS CORPORATION

A $4B engineering, construction, technical, and management support services company.
Multiple Sell-side engagements including: Sold consumer Wi-Fi infrastructure network technology serving airports and the Washington State Ferry system to Boingo.

"It took a unique blend of experience, creativity, and just plain persistence to overcome the many obstacles to complete these complex transactions."  -George Ball, CFO, Parsons Corporation.


THE SECOND CUP, LTD. 
Sell-side: International chain of retail of multiple branded coffee locations in the U.S. and Canada.


OASIS INTERNATIONAL INC.
Sell-side: Manufacturer and distributor of water dispensing equipment under the Oasis and Sunroc brands.


ALWAYS THERE DENTAL CARE
Joint venture formation : Formulated and structured innovative growth structure for retail expansion of high end dentistry care.


BEST LOCK CORPORATION
Fairness opinion: For original family share split off.
Major consumer branded lock manufacturer.


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SCOTT PAPER COMPANY
Restructure and Sell-side: Designer, manufacturer and distributor of
consumer products.


FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES
Hostile bid.
Clothing retailer.


PONDEROSA CORPORATION
Hostile Defense and Sell-side
Restaruant chain


WLR FOODS INC.
Sell-side:  Major public chicken and turkey processor.


CENEX / LAND O’ LAKES AGRONOMY COMPANY
Buy-side: Major consumer banded food co-operative


BASIC VEGETABLE PRODUCTS
Sell-side: World’s largest producer and processor of garlic.


 

Engineering and Construction - Selected Examples

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PARSONS CORPORATION
A $4B engineering, construction, technical, and management support services company. Multiple Buy and Sell-Sides: Engaged in over 17 transactions ranging from multi-billion dollar international engagements to small regional transactions. 

"It took a unique blend of experience, creativity, and just plain persistence to overcome the many obstacles to complete these complex transactions."  -George Ball, CFO, Parsons Corporation.


SNC LAVALIN
Buy-side
:  Major multi-billion Canadian public corporation


SHAW GROUP INC.
Sell-side:  Major multi-billion U.S.  public corporation


AMERICAN ECO CORPORATION
Buy-side: Public facility and construction management corporation


 

Industrial - Selected Examples

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CHEMETRON RAILWAY PRODUCTS, INC.
Sell-side: Manufacturer of rail welding trucks and rail anchors


FLORIDA PROGRESS CORPORATION
Unsolicited Bid
:  Large public utility – Progress Rail Division


THOR INDUSTRIES
Unsolicited Bid and Board of Director engagements: World’s largest public manufacturer of RV’s and commercial buses. 


ABC-NACO
Board of Director engagements: Major railway products manufacturer


TRANSPORT CAPITAL
Buy-side: Railway leasing and railway equipment


DIGI INTERNATIONAL
Buy-side: Public manufacturer of communication technology


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MGK – McLaughlin Gormley King Company
Buy-side: World’s largest supplier of botanical insecticide


JLG INDUSTRIES/ GRADALL
Sell-side: Manufacturer of vehicle construction equipment


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CORPUS CHRISTI NATURAL GAS COMPANY, LP
Sell-side: Integral Natural Gas pipeline


REPUBLIC OF PORTUGAL
Sell-side: Retained by the government to develop a strategy for pulp and paper industry


BALLARPUR INDUSTRIES LTD
Retained Advisor:  Largest manufacturer of pulp and paper in India


HOLCIM LTD (Now merged with LaFarge and the largest in the world)
Buy-side:  Second largest producer of cement in the world


AFRISAM SOUTH AFRICA
Buy-side: The largest Black Empowerment transaction in South Africa and the largest producer of cement on African continent


CONSOL HOLDINGS
Buy-side: Largest producer of glass containers in South Africa


SONAE INDUSTRIA
Sell-side:  Large producer of wood products in Portugal


STORA ENSO
Multiple Buy-side engagements: Europe's largest paper company


 

Business Services - Selected Examples

GLOBALCARE CLINICAL TRIALS
Buy-side
: Management buy-out


TOURO UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL
Sell-side
:  On-line educational school


TOURO COLLEGE
Strategic Alternatives and Valuation: Specialized medical college 


AMERICA’S BEST INNS, INC.
Sell-side: Owner/operator and franchiser of service motels


RYAN LEASING COMPANY
Sell-side: National truck leasing company


INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICES
Sell-side: Hotel and convention registration for associations