Recent Selected Transactions

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on IT (technology) and other sectors, exclusively represented Dynaquest Technologies, Inc. (“ISA”), an IT Services Company specializing in Cloud, Virtualization and IT support solutions, in the strategic acquisition by Terralogic Solutions Inc. For more details please click here to see the press release from Terralogic Solutions Inc.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm exclusively represented Vulcan Safety Shoe Service, Inc., a leading supplier of top-quality safety shoe footwear, in the strategic acquisition by Saf-Gard Safety Shoe Company.   For more details please click here to see the press release from eTradeWire.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on IT (technology) and other sectors, exclusively represented Integrated Systems Analysts, Inc. (“ISA”), an IT Services Company focused on desk top support and plant systems support, in the strategic acquisition by Terralogic Solutions Inc. For more details please click here to see the press release from Terralogic Solutions Inc.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on transportation and other sectors, exclusively represented B & M Cold Storage and Distribution, Inc., Dry and Cold storage facility providing warehousing and supply chain solutions, in the strategic acquisition by People’s Services, Inc.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisitions firm with focus on IT and other sectors, announced the acquisition of GreyHeller, an innovative enterprise application software company based in San Ramon, CA, by a group of strategically focused private investors. For more details please click here to see the press release.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisitions firm with focus on IT and other sectors, announced the acquisition of Future Technologies Group (FTG), a leading Systems Integrator and Managed Services provider with technology partners including Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft, NetApp and others based in Quincy, MA, by New Era Technology. For more details please click here to see the press release.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on healthcare and other sectors, exclusively represented Allied Health Professionals, LLC, a healthcare staffing and placement firm, in the strategic acquisition by RCM technologies, Inc.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm exclusively represented BEAME (fka Atomic Lighting), a live event lighting and equipment rental company, in the strategic acquisition by 4Wall Entertainment. For more details please click here to see the press release from 4Wall.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm announced the acquisition of BFG Communications by Eastport Holdings. For more details please click here to see the press release from Adweek.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on transportation and other sectors, exclusively represented United Express Service, Inc. in the strategic acquisition by NFI Industries. For more details please click here to see the press release from NFI Industries.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle-market IT Mergers & Acquisition, announced the sale of Distributed Technology Group to Accunet Solutions, Inc., a leading technology solution provider. For more details please click here to see the press release from Accunet Solutions.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle-market IT Mergers & Acquisition, announced that its client Promedia Technology Services, Inc. and AAV Holding Corporation, have joined forces to create a consulting, services and integration thought-leader in an effort to better serve the ever changing customer demands in education, local government and commercial markets. For more details please click here to see the press release.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on transportation and other sectors, exclusively represented Triad Transport, Inc. in the strategic acquisition by Action Resources, Inc. For more details please click here to see the press release from Action Resources.

Chapman Associates, a leading middle market Mergers & Acquisition firm with focus on transportation and other sectors, exclusively represented Charles Gantt Trucking, Inc. in the sale to KJM Capital LLC. For more details please click here to see the press release from Refrigerated Transporter.

New Managing Directors

Graham Morrison joins Chapman as Managing Director

Graham Morrison joins Chapman as a respected entrepreneur, businessman and financial executive.  Graham has had success in industries spanning financial services, consumer goods manufacturing and distribution and management consulting.  With a strong background in private equity and venture capital, he has combined broad finance, operations and IT experience with years in sales and sales leadership.  At Chapman, he will be focusing on food, manufacturing and transportation industry companies.  Please click here to see Graham’s complete professional biography.

Career Opportunities

Professionals

  • Are you interested in a net worth increase of at least $2 million?
  • Are you a successful entrepreneur?
  • Do your skills and interests fit the lower M & A middle market?
  • Do you you have the requisite academic credentials?
  • Do you have experience in one of the following industries:

– Transportation                                    – Health Care
– Information Technology                    – Food
– Manufacturing                                    – Energy

Chapman

  • Value Proposition:  Maximum compensation for successful entrepreneurial M & A professionals in the lower middle market.
  • Chapman Associates was founded in 1954.
  • Our M & A professionals have closed over 2,300 transactions with Chapman.

Chapman will consider professionals with annual income goals in excess of $500,000.  If you are interested in a rewarding career, send your curriculum vitae to:

Contact information
Joe W. Denny
Chairman
Chapman Associates
1100 East Woodfield Road, Suite 434
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Tel: 847.884.0010
Fax: 847.884.0218

E-Mail: denny@chapman-usa.com

Industry News

Selling Your Company after 2017 Tax Reform
by Mark Lee Mroczkowski, Managing Director, Chapman Associates

On 22 December 2017, United States (US) President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) following passage in the House and Senate earlier that week.  The new law and a number of other factors will make 2018 an ideal time to sell a business.  Click here for the full story.

How tax reform will boost middle market M&A