With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 208%, Calder Capital Ranks No. 80 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Midwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
Grand Rapids, MI, February 28, 2023 – Inc. Magazine today revealed that Calder Capital is No. 80 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Midwest private companies, based in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.
“While external forces – interest rates, inflation, and other negative headlines – have not worked in the M&A industry’s favor throughout 2022, Calder’s focus on intentional, disciplined, and persistent growth has now landed us on Inc lists for 3 successive years, a rare accomplishment and a testament to the persistence of our team and how hard we grind,” stated Calder’s Founder and Managing Partner, Max Friar.
The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Midwest region. Between 2019 and 2021, these 202 private companies had an average growth rate of 535 percent and, in 2021 alone, they added 22,750 jobs and nearly $13.9 billion to the Midwest region’s economy. Companies based in the Chicago, Illinois, Noblesville, Indiana, and Overland Park, Kansas areas had the highest growth rates overall.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/midwest.
“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine.
Founded in 2013, Calder Capital, LLC is a lower middle market M&A Advisory Firm focused on representing sellers of industrial, distribution, and business services companies with enterprise value from $1-100MM; and strategic buyers seeking platform and bolt-on acquisitions in the same market segments. Calder achieved the Inc. 5000 Nationwide list in 2021 and the Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest list in 2022.
The 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2019 and 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
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