Calder Capital has been retained to assist GVD Industries, a Holland, MI-based family office, with its strategy to acquire West Michigan-based B2B manufacturing, distribution, and service businesses. After recently divesting two of the Firm’s holdings, GVD is searching for opportunities to reinvest in the West Michigan community and assist in the long-term growth and development of these companies.
Target: B2B manufacturing, service, or distribution companies with the exception of businesses which are majority automotive OEM suppliers.
Geography: West Michigan (Greater-Grand Rapids, Lakeshore)
Revenue: $3,000,000 – $20,000,000
EBITDA: $750,000 – $5,000,000
Valuation/Deal Structure: GVD is flexible regarding deal structure; they are open to 100% buyouts or controlling-interest positions that allow the Seller to cash out over time.
Profitability: Proven profitability over three years with reasonable projections for future growth.
Management Situations: GVD prefers to have existing managers come with the acquisition.
About the Company
GVD Industries is a West Michigan-based family-owned private equity and investment firm. Since 2003, the Firm has acquired small to mid-size companies that share its vision to create business success through a participative management style. GVD believes that an environment which empowers employees through a culture of integrity, trust, and servant leadership will yield the innovation required to reach a company’s maximum potential. The firm does this through the combination of their expertise with the current leadership of portfolio companies.
GVD invests in West Michigan because it has a vested interest in creating a thriving community. The Firm understands the culture and wants to play an active role in rebuilding the Michigan economy. GVD invests for the long-term and works closely with portfolio members to share expertise and ensure that they become sustainable industry leaders.
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