Completed Transactions

Laux & Company has completed over 90 transactions since its inception in July, 1994, with over a 90% success rate. A selection of these transactions are highlighted below.

Laux Capital Partners, L.P. is a private mezzanine and equity business investment limited partnetrship.

 

Buting Bearings, LLC is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bronze castings and finished parts including full product lines of continuous cast bar and plates, centrifugal and permanent mold castings, powdered metal parts, non-ferrous bearings and other specialty parts.

 

 

 

LAUX CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P.  

 

has sold its equity investment in Bunting Bearings, LLC to

   

UNIVERSAL EQUITIES CORPORATION

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to 

Laux Capital Partners, L.P.

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COMMERCIAL CUTTING & GRAPHICS, LLC

  

has been recapitalized

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to Commercial Cutting & Graphics, LLC

   

$1,000,000 Line of Credit

$750,000 Term Loan

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Commercial Cutting & Graphics, LLC designs, manufactures and finishes point-of-purchase displays, promotional displays and interactive merchandising.

 

The company creates, crafts and finishes various types and forms of displays for a variety of national retailers, printers, display design firms and advertising agencies.

 

Laux & Company assisted the company and negotiating and closing the transaction.

Lloyd Porter & Porter, LPP Paving, Ltd. is a general paving contractor for a variety of governmental agencies.  Asphalt Technologoes, Ltd. is an asphalt emulsion terminal supplying various formulations to paving contractors and other governmental agencies.

 

Laux & Company represented the companies and, through its extensive network and research capabilities, identified, negotiated and closed the sale with Ashpalt Materials, Inc., a strategic buyer, to compliment its existing paving and asphalt emulsion plants throughout the Midwest.

 

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Lloyd Porter & Porter, LPP Paving, Ltd., Asphalt Technologies, Ltd. and related entities  

 

has been acquired by

   

ASPHALT MATERIALS, INC.

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to Lloyd Porter & Porter, LPP Paving, Ltd., Asphalt Technologoes, Ltd. and realted entities

COMMERCIAL CUTTING & GRAPHICS, LLC

  

has been recapitalized

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to Commercial Cutting & Graphics, LLC

   

$750,000 Line of Credit

$750,000 Term Loan

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Investment Bankers

Commercial Cutting & Graphics, LLC designs, manufactures and finishes point-of-purchase displays, promotional displays and interactive merchandising.

 

The company creates, crafts and finishes various types and forms of displays for a variety of national retailers, printers, display design firms and advertising agencies.

 

Laux & Company represented the company and negotiated and closed the transaction with a regional banking institution.

Hawthorne Wire, Ltd. is a privately owned processor of low carbon steel wire.  The company purchases steel rod coils in a variety of diameters from several steel vendors.

 

Various applications of the drawn wire include: shopping carts, displays, woven mesh, fasteners, fan guards, tire wire, baking pans, appliance and light guards, filtration cages, steel mill parts, wire decking, racks, etc.

 

Laux & Company represented the company and negotiated and closed the sale with a strategic buyer as a vertical integration addition to compliment its existing products and services.

HAWTHORNE WIRE, LTD.

  

has been acquired by an

   

UNDISCLOSED PRIVATE INVESTOR GROUP

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to 

Hawthorne Wire, Ltd.

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COMPETITOR SWIM PRODUCTS

(a Division of Richey Industries, Inc.)

  

has been acquired by an

 

 

UNDISCLOSED

PRIVATE INVESTOR

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to

Richey Industries, Inc.

   

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Investment Bankers

Competitor Swim Products is a leading provider of high quality competitive swimming lanes and other complimentary items including storage lane reels, starting blocks, goggles and other accessories.

 

In 2012, the Competitor lanes have been awarded the FINA World Championships in Istanbul, the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Olympic Games in London.

 

Laux & Company represented the company and, through its extensive network and research capabilities, identified, negotiated and closed the sale with an operator/investor with significant background and experience regarding sports related equipment.

Grover Gundrilling, Inc. ("GGI") provides high precision, deep-hole drilling and complementary machining services using several proprietary technical processes to deliver superior quality parts and unmatched customer service. GGI serves a broad range of vertical markets, including oil field and natural gas exploration, precision seamless tubing, superconductivity, medical/surgical, aerospace/defense, nuclear and conventional power generation, plastic injection molding, and general precision machining. GGI serves industry leading customers located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

 

Laux & Company assisted the management and shareholders of GGI in a recapitalization transaction to support its growth strategy and provide liquidity for certain stakeholders.

GROVER GUNDRILLING INC.

  

has been recapitalized in a growth financing transaction by

   

 

  

 

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to 

Grover Gundrilling Inc.

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has been recapitalized in a growth

financing transaction

 

Bridge Loan / Equity Investments

 

 

 

 

 

 

The undersigned acted as financial advisor to NRG Dynamix

 

NRG Dynamix is a designer and developer of several energy efficient technologies including a hybrid hydraulic power train, an ultra lightweight accumulator system and a variable displacement gear pump.  These innovative, patented products are designed to significantly enhance fuel and power efficiency in commercial vehicles and industrial equipment with applications in the militray, postal, commercial truck, public transportation and various industrial markets.

 

Laux & Company represented the Company in evaluating, structuring and negotiating the financing transaction with two venture capital firms to support its continued product development and growth strategy.

Red Lion Bio-Energy, LLC ("RLB") is a clean energy technology company that has developed a patented process for converting biomass and industrial waste feed stocks such as rice husks, corn cobs, wood waste, coal and petroleum coke, into clean synthetic gas.  The synthetic gas can be used for generating steam, producing electricity or can be further converted into bio-diesel fuel.  The innovative, portable gasification plant provides cost-effective energy solutions with a significantly lower carbon footprint and much lower capital investment than competing technologies.

 

MS Capital is an investment group consisting of financial and strategic investors based in the U.S. and Asia.

 

Laux & Company represented the Company in evaluating, structuring and negotiating the financing transaction to support its growth strategy.

  has received a growth

capital investment

   

$2,000,000 Equity Investment

  

MS Capital

 

 

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to 

Red Lion Bio-Energy, LLC

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MIDWEST TERMINALS OF TOLEDO

 

has been recapitalized

 

 

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to

Midwest Terminals

and its affiliated companies

 

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Midwest Terminals and its affiliates ("MT") operate the general cargo docks located in the Port of Toledo, Ohio.  MT also provides intermodal logistics services via vessel, rail, truck and pipeline for its customers.  MT handles a broad mix of bulk and break-bulk commodities including: coal, limestone, scrubber stone, coke, various metals, ballast stone, sugar, and scrap steel.  MT serves several large customers across a diverse mix of industries, such as metals, aggregates, energy, mining, food, construction, steel and aerospace, which are located in the U.S., Canada, Europe and South America.

 

Laux & Company assisted the management team and shareholders in a recapitalization transaction to support its growth strategy.

Rondy, Inc. is a leading processor / manufacturer of various forms of recycled rubber and plastic materials.  The Company supplies a variety of trading commodities to companies in the rubber and plastic industries.

 

Tahoma Enterprises, Inc., a mid-west acquisition group, purchases middle market manufacturing operations that demonstrate excellent growth potential.

 

Laux & Company represented the company and negotiated and closed the sale with Tahoma Enterprises, Inc.

RONDY, INC.

  

 

has been acquired by 

 

 

TAHOMA ENTERPRISES, INC.

 

  

The undersigned acted as

financial advisor to 

Rondy Industries, Inc.

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CLIENT TESTIMONIAL

“We worked with Bill for a long time to find the ideal buyers for our business and he was always the most ethical and professional person we have ever dealt with.  In addition, he was sensitive to our feelings and needs and always, always our advocate. Bill's staff is professional and warm and we have enjoyed working with them.  Selling a business could never be easy, but Bill and his group made it enjoyable!” 

John and Karen Kuebel

North Canton Plastics, Inc.

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