Experience

Dickinson Williams and Company’s partners have closed over 110 M&A and financing transactions, representing in excess of $4.4 billion in aggregate value. Our deep experience spans a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, business services, healthcare, distribution, and consumer.

Transaction Experience:

Client Client Location Ownership Description Outcome Buyer (or Target) Location
AFCO Steel Little Rock, AR Private Structural steel fabricator and provider of related services for the industrial and commercial building and bridge markets. Sold to W&W Steel Co. Oklahoma City, OK
Afton Chemical Richmond, VA New Market Corporation (NYSE:NEU) Global manufacturer of metalworking fluids additives. Sold to Italmatch Chemicals S.p.a., a portfolio company of Ardian Milan, Italy
Air Water & Soil Laboratories, Inc. Richmond, VA Private Provider of environmental testing and analytical services.
Sold to Montrose Environmental Group, a portfolio company of Oaktree and Compass Partners Irvine, CA
Akorn, Inc. Lake Forest, IL Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKRX) Specialty pharmaceutical products manufacturer. Strategic advisory and valuation N/A
Architectural Precast, L.L.C. Middleburg, PA Private Leading designer and manufacturer of premium quality architectural and structural pre-cast concrete products serving the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Sold to U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) Houston, TX
Astro Dye Works, Inc. Calhoun, GA Ardshiel, Inc. Space dyer of a wide variety of yarns and a processor of novelty yarns for the automotive and other end markets. Sold to Meridian Industries, Inc. Milwaukee, WI
Badger Land Car Wash Equipment and Supplies, LLC. Oak Creek, WI Copeley Capital Management and Benford Capital Distributor of car wash equipment and supplies, and provider of maintenance and installation services. Recapitalization N/A
Beacon Medical Products, LLC Charlotte, NC Beacon Industrial Group, LLC Manufacturer of centralized medical air and gas distribution equipment. Sold to The Riverside Company Cleveland, OH
Bio Science Contract Production Baltimore, MD Private Contract biopharmaceutical manufacturer. Sold to Cambrex (NYSE: CBM) East Rutherford, NJ
Bolts & Nuts, Inc. Chattanooga, TN Morris Capital and Management Leading full-service distributor of high quality commercial and construction fasteners. Sold to Nebraska Heavy Industries Lincoln, NE
Brilliant Homes Brilliant, AL Frontline Capital Producer of manufactured housing. Buyout financing provided by Heller Financial, Inc. N/A
Brine Corp. Milford, MA Green Mountain Partners Leading manufacturer of lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey equipment. Sold to New Balance, Inc. Boston, MA
Bullseye Environmental, Inc. Tullytown, PA Meriwether Capital Leading full service distributor of high quality safety, industrial, and environmental products serving the environmental remediation, industrial, construction, and maintenance, repair, and operations markets. Sold to Safeguard Industrial Supply, LLC, a portfolio company of Summit Partners Thorofare, NJ
CanReg Dundas, ON Private World's largest independent pharmaceutical regulatory affairs consulting firm. Sold to UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Minneapolis, MN
Castronics, LLC Kimball, NE Ninth Street Capital Partners Integrated provider of finishing and logistics services for oil country tubular goods in the Rocky Mountain and Upper Midwest regions. Sold to Inspection Oilfield Services, a portfolio company of Calvert Street Capital Partners Lafayette, LA
Christie Dental Merritt Island, FL Private A multi-specialty dental practice management company. Sold to American Dental Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADPI) Wakefield, MA
Circuit City Stores, Inc. Richmond, VA NYSE:CC On-line retailer of satellite television services. Buyside advisor in the acquisition of Rapid Satellite Miami, FL
City Marina Company Charleston, SC Private City Marina Company is the leading operator of marinas and boatyards in Charleston, SC, including the Charleston City Marina, the Bristol Marina, and the City Boatyard. Sold to Safe Harbor Marinas, a portfolio company of American Infrastructure Funds and Koch Industries Dallas, TX
Clearview Capital Greenwich, CT Private Provider of drug/alcohol addiction and mental health treatment services. Acquired Pyramid Healthcare Duncansville, PA
Clearview Capital Greenwich, CT Private Provider of alternate-site healthcare services for medically complex children Acquired Child Health Holdings (dba Pediatric Health Choice) Tampa, FL
Coldstream Laboratories Lexington, KY University of Kentucky Contract manufacturer of high potent sterile injectable pharmaceuticals. Piramal Enterprises Mumbai, India
Collins & Aikman Floor Covering Dalton, GA Quad C Management, Inc. Manufacturer of commercial floor coverings. Buyout financing provided by Heller Financial, Inc. N/A
Constella Group Durham, NC Private Provider of outsourced health intelligence and technology services to public and private sector healthcare organizations. Recapitalization involving sale of minority equity interest to Wachovia Capital Partners and Wakefield Group Charlotte, NC
Contract Research Organization Durham, NC Private Niche contract research organization providing tailored clinical operations solutions to the global biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Sold to an undisclosed private equity firm Raleigh, NC
Copak Corporation Charlotte, NC Associated Response Services, Inc. Provider of contract packaging, product assembly, display assembly and fulfillment, shrink-wrapping, warehousing, and other third-party logistics services. Sold to Saddle Creek Corporation Lakeland, FL
Custom Wood Products, LLC and Rich Maid Kabinetry, LLC Roanoke, VA and Myerstown, PA Dyad Partners Leading manufacturers of premium custom and semi-custom residential cabinetry. Sold to Wafra Partners, LLC New York, NY
Dahlgren Investments Richmond, VA Private Distributor of industrial cutting tools. Buyside advisor in the acquisition of H&H Supply Mechanicsville, VA
DeMoulas Super Markets (dba Market Basket) minority equity owner n/a Private Supermarket chain operator in the Northeast. Sale of significant minority equity position Tewksbury, MA
Distributors International Norcross, GA Associated Response Services, Inc. Provider of literature fulfillment, specialty printing, marketing support, and textbook depository services. Sold to Hudson River Capital LLC New York, NY
Dominion Wood Products Virginia Beach, VA Private Provider of scrap wood and metals collection services. Buyside advisor in the acquisition of Atlantic Disposal Services, Inc. Chesapeake, VA
E-Mon, LLC Langhorne, PA Branford Castle, Inc. A leading designer and manufacturer of smart energy submeter systems and integrated energy intelligence software. Sold to Honeywell (NYSE:HON) Morris Township, NJ
Edmar Cleaning Corp. Woodside, NY Private Provider of janitorial supplies and related cleaning equipment repair services. Sold to Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Audax Group Jersey City, NJ
Electrical Insulation Suppliers Atlanta, GA Private Distributor of process materials, production supplies, and industrial motor repair products. Management buyout financing provided by Heller Financial, Inc. N/A
Fallon Pharmacy Worcester, MA Fallon Healthcare System In-clinic pharmacy network. Sold to CVS (NYSE: CVS) Woonsocket, RI
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Carrollton, TX Private Leading franchisor of premium quality, quick service sign and graphics centers. Sold to Roark Capital Group Inc. Atlanta, GA
FLA Holdings, Inc. Miramar, FL Canaan Partners Manufacturer of orthopedic bracing and support products. Sold to The Riverside Company Cleveland, OH
Fleischer’s Bagels, LLC Macedon, NY Strategic Investments & Holdings, Inc. A leading producer and distributor of premium quality, private label, and branded packaged bagels. Sold to Merit Capital Partners and Ancor Holdings, LLC Chicago, IL; Fort Worth, TX
Force, Inc. Christiansburg, VA Montague Betts A provider of fiber optic transport equipment for the cable television, satellite, and private video network industries. Sold to EMCORE Corporation (NasdaqGM:EMKR) Albuquerque, NM
Global Immigration Services Provider Vienna, VA Private Leading single source provider of global immigration and consulting-related services
Sold to a private equity backed strategic buyer Washington, DC
HALIS, Inc. Atlanta, GA OTCBB: HLIS Provider of orthodontic practice management software. Sold OPMS subsidary to Infocare Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCS) Atlanta, GA
HALIS, Inc. Atlanta, GA OTCBB: HLIS A physician practice management company. Acquired PhySource Downers Grove, IL
Hardigg Battery Products Columbus, IN Private Manufacturer of industrial battery jars, covers, and related products. Sold to Richardson Molding, Inc. Philadelphia, MS
Harford Duracool, LLC Aberdeen, MD IPC Industries, Inc. Manufacturer of custom and standard walk-in coolers, freezers, dry storage rooms, and related equipment. Sold to The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) Manitowoc, WI
Imperial Headwear, Inc Denver, CO Arena Brands, Inc. Provider of premium quality logo headwear to customers in the golf, private label, corporate, and outdoor markets. Sold to MCG Global Westport, CT
Innovus Research Burlington, ON Private Leading independent global provider of health economic consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Minneapolis, MN 
Interstate Highway Sign Corporation Little Rock, AR Private Leading producer of interstate highway guide signs in the U.S. Sold to Private Equity Capital Corporation Westport, CT
Kings Mountain Mica Operations Kings Mountain, NC Oglebay Norton Company Leading North American producer of muscovite mica. Sold to Zemex Corporation (subsidary of Cementos Pacasmayo SAA) Lima, Peru
KLMK Group, LLC Richmond, VA Private Leading provider of innovative facility consulting services to the healthcare industry. Sold to Azalea Capital Greenville, SC
Lane Supply, Inc. Arlington, TX Crates Thompson Capital, Inc. Manufacturer of canopies and fascia panels for the convenience store and retail petroleum industry. Recapitalization N/A
Loving Care Agency’s Pediatric Nursing Division Hasbrouck Heights, NJ MTS Health Investors Multi-state pediatric nursing provider. Sold to Epic Health Services, a portfolio company of Webster Capital Dallas, TX
Lowenstein Furniture / Trivest Ft. Lauderdale, FL Trivest Partners Manufacturer of contract seating for the hospitality and office furniture markets. Acquisition financing provided by Heller Financial N/A
Luck Stone Center Richmond, VA Luck Companies Leading provider of natural and man-made stone to the residential and commercial construction markets. Divestiture Multiple Buyers
Mail America Holding, Inc. Lynchburg, VA Ferro Management Group Provider of direct mail production and mailing list management services. Sold to Alaniz, LLC and Private Equity Capital Corporation Mt. Pleasant, IA
Medic Computer Systems, Inc. Raleigh, NC Springdale Venture Partners and the Wakefield Group Provider of physician practice management software. Buyout financing provided by Heller Financial, Inc. N/A
Metro Door, Inc. Hauppauge, NY Strategic Investments & Holdings, Inc. Leading provider of incident-related repair services and security enclosures to over 1,000 retail and other accounts throughout the U.S. Sold to Brynwood Partners, LP Greenwich, CT
Mid-West Wholesale Hardware, Co. Kansas City, MO BancBoston Capital Leading full-service wholesaler of architecturally specified commercial door hardware, including manual and electronic locks, exit devices, door closers, and other specialty items. Sold to Sentinel Capital Partners New York, NY
Music Now Chicago, IL Circuit City Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CC) Provider of digital music services. Sold to AOL, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) New York, NY
Nelbud Services Group, Inc Egg Harbor City, NJ KLH Capital, L.P. and Management Provider of commercial kitchen cleaning services for fire prevention and other related purposes. Sold to Source Capital, LLC and Management Atlanta, GA
Nextronex, Inc. Toledo, OH Private Provider of central solar inverter systems for utilities and large commercial customers. Sold to David Price Metal Services, Inc. Norwalk, OH
North American Industries, Inc. Woburn, MA Private Leading provider of custom overhead cranes and related aftermarket services for the industrial, construction, and other sectors. Sold to Boulder Brook Partners LLC and Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC Boston, MA; Minnetonka, MN
O-N Minerals (Lime) Company Marble City, OK Oglebay Norton Company Provider of lime to a broad range of markets. Sold to United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ: USLM) Dallas, TX
Outsourcing Solutions, Inc Jupiter, FL Private Provider of medical transcription solutions to acute care hospitals and large multi-specialty clinics throughout the U.S. Sold to Culbro, LLC New York, NY
Panthus Technology GmbH Syracuse, NY Panthus Corporation Full-service lessor of computers, peripherals, and other technology equipment. Sold to M&S Elektronik AG Niedernberg, Germany
Patapsco Designs Frederick, MD Circuit City Stores, Inc. (NYSE:CC) Provider of electronic design, video surveillance and electronic manufacturing services. Sold to ACDi Frederick, MD
Petro Steel International, LLC Bala Cynwood, PA Private Leading distributor of prime steel plate and structural products to manufacturers of offshore oil and gas rigs, off-road construction equipment, and other industrial steel structures. Sold to Edgen, Murray II LP and Jefferies Capital Partners Baton Rouge, LA; New York, NY
Portola Packaging San Mateo, CA Private Manufacturer of tamper-evident plastic closures and plastic containers for the dairy, juice, and food industries. Recapitalization financing provided by Heller Financial N/A
Pratt Medical Center Fredericksburg, VA Private Multi-specialty medical group. Sold to UniPhy Healthcare Nashville, TN
Praxis Industries, LLC Savannah, TN The Hackney Group Manufacturer of bath tubs and showers for the residential, assisted living, and commercial markets. Sold to Meridian Venture Partners and Summer Street Capital Partners Radnor, PA; Buffalo, NY
Precept Medical Products Arden, NC Private Manufacturer of non-woven surgical drape and gown supplies. Sold to Medline Industries Mundelein, IL
Precision Dynamics, Inc. New Britain, CT BancBoston Capital Provider of custom designed miniature solenoid valves, manifold assemblies, and integrated fluidic systems. Sold to Gems Sensors & Controls (Danaher Corp., NYSE: DHR) Plainville, CT
Pressac Decorative Systems Millington, MI Private Manufacturer of decorative components used primarily in the automotive industry. Sold to Riverlake Partners, LLC Portland, OR
RHE Hatco, Inc. Garland, TX Arena Brands, Inc. Designer and producer of authentic Western lifestyle headwear for men and women under Stetson® and other leading brand names. Sold to an affiliate of Pro Equine Group Deerfield, IL
RMS Disease Management Deerfield, IL Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) Specialty disease management company focused on end stage renal disease. Sold to DaVita (NYSE: DVA) Torrance, CA
RMS Lifeline Deerfield, IL Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) Vascular access specialty surgery management services company. Sold to DaVita (NYSE: DVA) Torrance, CA
Rostra Technologies, Inc. Laurinburg, NC Private Manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical control devices and tools. Recapitalization financing provided by Heller Financial N/A
Rutland Plastics Pineville, NC Trivest Partners Manufacturer of plastisol compounds and polyurethanes for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. Buyout financing provided by Heller Financial, Inc. N/A
Rutland Plastics Pineville, NC Canterbury Capital Partners Manufacturer of plastisol compounds and polyurethanes for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. Sold to Laud Collier & Company, LLC, HSBC Capital (USA) Inc. and Stonehenge Partners Roseland, NJ; New York, NY; Columbus, OH
Santé Pediatric Services Frisco, TX Enhanced Equity Fund and Transition Capital Provider of pediatric speech, occupational, and physical therapy services. Sold to Epic Health Services, a portfolio company of Webster Capital Dallas, TX
SCIREX Corporation Horsham, PA Private Contract research organization serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) New York, NY
Secura Home Health Hasbrouck Heights, NJ MTS Health Investors New Jersey-based adult homecare services provider. Sold to Care Finders Total Care Hackensack, NJ
Segrest, Inc. Gibsonton, FL Meriwether Capital The largest and oldest wholesale distributor of freshwater and saltwater aquarium fish in the Western Hemisphere. Sold to Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT) Walnut Creek, CA
SIG USA, Inc., Houston, TX U.S. Operations of SIG plc (LSE: SHI) Leading value-added distributor of industrial products. Sold to Grey Mountain Partners Boulder, CO
Signature Special Event Services, LLC Frederick, MD River Associates Investments, LLC Full-service event rental business serving the corporate, sporting, and social event markets, as well as the unique needs of disaster relief agencies and the U.S. government and military. Sold to TVI Corporation (NASDAQ: TVIN) Glen Dale, MD
Smith Mountain Industries Inc., d/b/a Virginia Candle Company Forest, VA Management and Harren Equity Partners Leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of premium quality, consumable fragrance delivery products. Sold to Strength Capital Partners Birmingham, MI
Southeastern Plateworks, LLC Birmingham, AL Lazarus Capital Partners and Management Leading value-added producer of large, complex, fabricated plate components for various industrial applications. Dividend recapitalization N/A
SP Industries Vineland, NJ Trivest Partners Manufacturer of equipment and specialty glassware serving pharmaceutical, biotech, educational, industrial and OEM markets. Recapitalization financing provided by Heller Financial N/A
Spectrum Lubricants Corporation Selmer, TN Florida Capital Partners Leading developer and producer of private label specialty lubricants for the outdoor power equipment, marine, recreational equipment, and off-road equipment markets. Sold to River Associates Investments, LLC Chattanooga, TN
Stonhard, Inc. Mappleshade, NJ Private Manufacturer of polymer-based commercial and industrial flooring. Recapitalization financing provided by Heller Financial N/A
Storecast Merchandising Corporation Malvern, PA Private Provider of professional outsourced merchandising services. Sold to Lake Capital Chicago, IL
Target Research Associates New Providence, N.J. The Interpublic Group of Companies Contract research organization serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to Jubilant Life Sciences New Delhi, India
Target Research Associates New Providence, N.J. Private Contract research organization serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG) New York, NY
The Faucet Queens, Inc. Vernon Hills, IL Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) The leading innovator and marketer of high quality, convenience-oriented home hardware products sold through the retail food and drug market. Sold to PNC Equity Partners, L.P. Pittsburgh, PA
The Faucet Queens, Inc. Vernon Hills, IL PNC Equity Partners (managed by Incline Equity Partners) The leading innovator and marketer of high quality, convenience-oriented home hardware products sold through the retail food and drug market. Sold to Howard Berger Company, Inc., a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co. LLC Cranbury, NJ
The Ranch at Dove Tree Lubbock, TX Private Leading behavioral health provider specializing in collegiate addiction treatment and recovery services. Sold to Summit BHC, a portfolio company of Flexpoint Ford Franklin, TN
The Sqwincher Corporation Columbus, MS Private The leading producer and marketer of branded electrolyte-replacement beverages specifically formulated for use in industrial settings. Sold to Cordova, Smart & Williams, LLC New York, NY
The Woolf Group Durham, NC Private Specialty staffing services company serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to Professional Staff plc Slough, England
Thermex-Thermatron Louisville, KY Dyad Partners Manufacturer of industrial drying and sealing equipment.
Sold to Druid Capital Partners Northport, AL
TKL Research Rochelle Park, NJ Private Dermatology-focused contract research organization serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to QuintilesIMS (NYSE:Q) Durham, NC
TOG Manufacturing Company, Inc North Adams, MA Green Mountain Partners and Pegasus Management Group Leading manufacturer of precision metal parts for the power generation and nuclear submarine markets. Sold to New England Capital Partners Newton, MA
TOG Manufacturing Company, Inc North Adams, MA New England Capital Partners Leading manufacturer of precision metal parts for the power generation and nuclear submarine markets. Sold to Global Power Equipment Group (Nasdaq:GLPW) Irving, TX
Trio Clinical Research Durham, NC Private Contract research organization serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Sold to The Halifax Group and SV Life Sciences Washington, DC, and Boston, MA
Unitrac Railroad Materials, Inc. Knoxville, TN Healey Railroad Corporation Leading designer and manufacturer of high quality, customized railroad products serving the North American rail industry. Sold to Wabtec, Corp. Pittsburgh, PA
VecTour Inc. Selected Operating Units Throughout U.S. Private Provider of bus, limousine, and other ground transportation services. Sold to various strategic purchasers, including Coach USA (Stagecoach Group plc), which acquired six of VecTour's 14 divisions through a bankruptcy process. Houston, TX
Virginia Explosives and Drilling Company, Inc. Grundy, VA LimeRock Partners and Cadent Energy Partners Provider of explosives and comprehensive outsourced drilling and blasting services to the surface coal mining industry. Recapitalization financing provided by The Private Bank N/A
W.A. Brown & Son, Inc., Electrical Controls Division Salisbury, NC W.A. Brown & Son, Inc. Designer and assembler of integrated electrical control systems. Sold to Square D Company (subsidiary of Schneider Electric SA) Rueil-Malmaison, France
Woodbine Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Alexandria, VA Private Leading skilled nursing facility providing a comprehensive range of long-term healthcare services. Sold to Cambridge Healthcare Holdings, LLC Free Union, VA
WPT, Inc. Edison, NJ Capital Resource Partners Leading provider of handheld, portable, and permanent power quality ("PQ") monitoring products under the Dranetz-BMI name. Sold to GMC-I Gossen-Metrawatt Nuremberg, Germany