2018 Closed Transactions Index

With a record combined 18 closings in 2018, it was a grand year for Calder Capital and sister company, Small Business Deal Advisors. In 2018, Calder also sourced and closed ACG’s 2018 Deal of the Year $<25MM and Founder Max Friar was awarded DealMaker of the Year Finalist.

Which Wich of Petoskey, MI Acquired by Individual Investor (Acquired December 2018!)
Founded in 2012, Which Wich of Petoskey is a specialty sandwich shop franchise offering a slew of delicious handcrafted sandwiches, salads, and hand-dipped milkshakes. 

Merry Maids of Ann Arbor, MI Acquired by Individual Investor (Acquired November 2018!)
“Thank you to Small Business Deal Advisors and Huntington Bank! My business was successfully sold in less than 5 months! I am very grateful. Highly recommended with very fair fees.” – Katie Woronoff (Seller)

Performance Die Cutting & Finishing of Grand Rapids, MI Acquired by Individual Investor (Acquired November 2018!)
“Thank you to Ghazey Aleck and the Calder Team. We are pleased with the number of qualified buyers you presented to us and we are extremely happy to say that we got the deal done with the best buyer for the future of our business. Thank you very much! Highly recommended!” – Carl Pease (Seller)

Michiana Tree Works, Inc. of Middlebury, IN Acquired by K2B Tree Service (Acquired October 2018!)
“We highly recommend Small Business Deal Advisors. I am very pleased with the service level, and the price and terms of the transaction. Thank you!” – Brent Miller (Seller)

ADL Home Care, Inc. of Kalamazoo Acquired by Home Sweet Home In-Home Care (Acquired September 2018!)
Private duty home-care provider with highly autonomous and competent management team serving clients in Southwest Michigan. 

Santa Therese Plantations, LLC Acquired by Azulera Farms, LLC (Acquired August 2018!)
Santa Therese Farm “B” totaling 60 acres including 27.4 acres of Draper has successfully been acquired!

Successful Debt Raise for Growing Service Business(Funded July 2018!)
Calder Capital successfully raised debt for a local service business that needed working capital to fund strong demand!

Grand Rapids, MI-Based Corporate Conversions, LLC Acquires SLB Networks, LLC (Acquired June 2018!)
Corporate Conversions, LLC, a web development and Internet marketing company, acquires Belmont, MI web development and SEO firm!

Rainbow International of Holland Acquired! (Acquired June 2018!)
Over the Company’s three-decades-long tenure, it has developed a loyal customer base that has come to rely on the Company’s high-quality cleaning and restoration services.

Merry Maids of Muskegon Acquired by Investor (Acquired May 2018!)
Founded in 1995, this growing company provides a variety of high-quality cleaning services. The Company designs flexible cleaning schedules to best customer needs. 75% of the Company’s revenue is recurring through scheduled cleanings.

Grand Rapids SqueeGee Squad Acquired by Investor (Acquired May 2018!)
The Company has grown sales 78% and 65%, respectively, over the past two calendar years and continues to invest for future growth!

Securit Metal Products of Dowagiac, MI Acquired by Individual Investor (Acquired March 2018!)
For over 65 years, Securit has produced high-quality rivets. Securit serves customers globally by providing solid rivets for a wide range of industries.

Staffworks Employment Solutions of Indianapolis Acquired by ULG Staffing of Indianapolis (Acquired February 2018!)
ULG engaged Calder to find and acquire a light industrial staffing company in 2017 and we are proud to announce “Mission Accomplished!”.

Creative Landscaping of Berrien Springs, MI Sold to Individual Investor (Sold February 2018!)
Established in Southwest Michigan over 40 years ago, Creative Landscaping specializes in landscape design, installation, and maintenance primarily for high-end residential clients.

Ray’s Welding of Berrien Springs, MI Acquired By EB Welding (Sold February 2018!)
The company is a well-established cash machine that has grown a reputation maintaining and servicing a small, but extremely profitable niche.

SFR Precision Tooling Sold to AFCO Manufacturing (Sold January 2018!)
SFR manufactures tooling required to produce steel wheels, specifically for automotive, heavy truck, and agricultural industries. The business is ISO certified and has developed a group of loyal customers across the United States.

Aquest Machining of Greenville, MI Acquired by FabX Industries, Inc. (Sold January 2018!)
Aquest Machining began in 1996 cutting and machining aluminum extrusions of all grades, sizes, and profiles for the fenestration (curtain wall and storefront) industry and has continued to improve on its service offering since!

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