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Staffing

Overview Our Client is conducting a nationwide acquisition search for small to medium-sized IT staffing firms. Headquartered in West Michigan, the Company specializes in the permanent and contract placements of information technology professionals across a wide spectrum of industries. The Company’s intent is to invest additional resources in an acquired company while maintaining its unique…

Petroleum Distribution

Investment Overview Our Client is conducting a search to acquire fuel and lubricant distributors based in Michigan. Headquartered in Michigan, this family owned and managed Company specializes in the distribution of fuels and lubricants to commercial and industrial customers primarily on the east side of the state. The Company’s intent is to add one or…

Manufacturing & Product Development

Rua Associates has been retained by a successful West Michigan business executive with a career of developing many profitable real estate investment projects. This successful executive is looking for the right opportunity to diversify from his investment commercial real estate portfolio. Our client believes strongly in reinvesting in his local community, and has been active…

Marketing or Related Services

With extensive experience working within three different industries (furniture, appliances and automotive) in a variety of leadership positions for public corporations, our client has realized the importance of big data and believes it will play a vital role within our economy in the future. He would like to purchase a marketing-related services business or something…

Business Services or Industrial Products

Investment Overview Our consistent focus, approach and team generate strong results   A strong performance across all funds “Consistency” has been a Prairie Capital watchword since our founding in 1997. Our investment focus has always been on lower middle market recapitalization or buyout transactions, using a flexible investment approach consisting of equity and supportive subordinated debt in…

How to Buy or Sell a Business-Holland

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business. Speakers Eric Seifert, MI-SBDC Brian Picarazzi,SBA Thomas Munroe, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Randy Rua, Rua Associates, Nick Good, NuVescor Haans Mulder, Cunningham Dalman P.C. Craig Sutherland, Bank of America Mac Dobson, Bank of…

West Michigan-based Industrial Packaging Producer

Rua Associates LLC, West Michigan’s premier mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Westpack, LLC, located in Muskegon, to local packaging industry expert, Rich Wilson. Established in 1992, Westpack designs and manufactures protective industrial packaging materials for durable goods industries including furniture, automotive, metal fabrication and plastic fabrication. Westpack sets…

West Michigan-based HVAC and Refrigeration Company

Rua Associates LLC, West Michigan’s premier mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Pro-Temp Inc., a West Michigan-based HVACR service company to Jeff and Karen Koger of Koger Enterprises, Inc. The Company will continue to operate under the Pro-Temp name. Pro-Temp, Inc., based in Holland, Michigan, focuses on commercial refrigeration,…

West Michigan-based Commercial Cleaning Firm

Rua Associates LLC, West Michigan’s premier mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Busy Bea’s Services, a Grand Rapids-based commercial cleaning firm, to Blu Perspective, a Zeeland-based multi-faceted company. Busy Bea’s Services is an award-winning commercial cleaning firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, that has built a wide client base…

West Michigan General Contractor – Specializing in Multi-Family and Assisted Living Residential Communities

” Rua Associates LLC, West Michigan’s premier mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Omega Construction Company, Inc. to Vic Laing (Broadwater Companies, Inc.). Omega Construction, based in Grand Rapids, MI, has been in business since 1947 and specializes in the renovation, restoration and construction of multi-family residential communities and…