Some of our Successfully Closed Transactions - Equity respects confidentiality, therefore, in most cases names of companies are not published. ( our competition refers to this page as their "tombstone" page)

A celebration of Successful transactions completed by Equity!


Equity served as an advisor for the sale of Top Butcher Shoppe & BBQ, LLC, to a private investor.


Equity served as an advisor to a Northern Grand Rapids Area Veterinary practice sale to a veterinarian in the community it serves.


Equity served as an advisor for the sale of a Marathon Gas Station, C-Store and Pizza & Deli store, so the owners could retire and focus on their families, in Greenville, MI.


Equity completed the sale of a Marathon Gas Station and C-Store, in Coral, MI. allowing the owners to retire.


Equity served as an advisor for a client to purchase a bank owned restaurant, remodel and upgrade the facility.  Equity provided professional services and assisted in the raising of capital needs to ensure the success of the transaction.  Located in Howard City, MI.


Equity served as an advisor for a large lakeshore commercial contractor to raise capital needs to refinance and consolidate credit relationships into a single SBA loan, and reduce cash outlay significantly, thereby increasing profitability of the operation.


Equity served as a an advisor for American Grow Rack, LLC.  a Metal Fabrication Company located in Wyoming, MI. to be acquired by a large Metal Manufacture in the Grand Rapids, MI. area.


Equity served as an advisor for a private investor to purchase a major lakeshore commercial contractor, located in the Grand Haven, MI. and Muskegon, MI. markets.


Equity served as an advisor for the transition of ownership for an Industrial Paint Manufacture in Western Michigan.  The owners were of retirement age, and Equity was successful in finding the right team to purchase the company.

A chain of tanning salons sold to a key employee located in the Grand Rapids, MI. areal.  The prior owners successfully transitioned into the operation of their high end restaurant.

A 1.1 Million Dollar Rural Floor Covering Retail Store, Equity arranged for a young family, with minimum money invested into the transaction to purchase the business and real property.  The prior owners were able to successfully transition into retirement, assisting the new owners grow the company.  Located north of Grand Rapids, MI.

A multi-million dollar printing company, where the owners desired to transition into retirement.  Equity successfully arranged for the sale of the company that was a strategic acquisition for the buyer.  As well, Equity successfully assisted in negotiating an employment transition for the prior owners, and employees, that ultimately resulting in a long term successful business relationship for all parties.  Located in Northern Michigan.

Equity successfully represented the sale of a Marathon Gas Station and Convenience Store, in a rural community to a regional oil company.  This was a strategic purchase, to reduce the number of fuel stations in the community, and allow the regional company to move to a superior location.  This was located in the Thumb area of Michigan.

A combination Sporting Goods, Convenience Store, and Citgo Fuel Station, whereas the owners decided to retire and wanted an all cash sale.  Equity arranged for a strategic cash purchase of this location, with a regional fuel distributor to place a new dealer in the market.   The location was completely remodeled, rebranded, and is now a successful Exxon fuel, Sporting Goods, and Convenience Store.  The new owners were able to bring home a son to manage the location.  This was located north of Grand Rapids, Mi.

Equity represented an Exxon Gas Station and Convenience Store sold to a regional Oil Company, located in Norton Shores MI.  This transaction allowed for the regional oil company to maintain their fuel supply agreement with Exxon Mobil, and allowed the owner of the Gas Station and C Store to transition into their next phase of life.

Equity represented the sale of a Car Wash and Oil Change facility located in Norton Shores, MI.  New owners successfully leased the facility to a regional company.

Equity successfully assisted in the transition of ownership of a regional chain of retail stores, to a key employee in the Grand Rapids, MI. area.  The key employee managed the stores for over 10 years, and has increased business since transition.

Equity successfully assisted in the transition of a successful rural veterinary practice, whereas, the beloved veterinarian passed on.  The key was to find a new veterinarian that would carry on the love and compassion as the prior veterinarian had for their clients and community.

Equity successfully assisted the transition of a child care facility, completing the final real estate sales process for the prior owner.

Equity negotiated the sale of a regional towing company to a key employee, whereas the owner transition into retirement.

Equity negotiated the sale of a Marathon Gas Station and Repair Facility to a key employee whereas the owner transitioned into retirement, in Okemos, MI..

A $2.8 million tool and die and machine shop owner wished to retire but to also leave his son with a job. An Equity Ltd. partner arranged a sale to a large manufacturing company that needed an onsite manager and hired the son for a four year contract as division general manager.

A $ 3 million HVAC service contractor owner wished to retire. The perfect buyer was a $ 12 million local competitor in the same town. An Equity Ltd. Partner negotiated a very quick and confidential deal without disturbing the competitive marketplace.

An $ 8 million manufacturer was growing so quickly that the founders were not comfortable with the investment requirements. An Equity Partner found a publicly traded company with resources and arranged the sale within the necessary deadline to provide the needed capital for the next phase of growth.

A $ 3 million specialty retail storeowner wished to retire. An Equity Ltd partner found a buyer with the perfect background but limited capital, arranged some complicated SBA and mezzanine financing, managed a long complicated negotiation process and successfully created a win-win situation for the seller and the buyer.

A $ 35 million wholesaler wished to expand and grow but was locked in by geographic boundaries. An Equity Ltd. Partner negotiated a deal to acquire a $ 4 million distributor in an adjoining state providing growth opportunity through additional territory for distribution of existing product lines.

The owner of a service inspection business (revenues less than $1 million) who built the business from the ground up, now wished to stay at home and raise a family. An Equity partner found several qualified buyers resulting in a competitive sale in excess of the asking price.

A seller had a small amusement park that was sold by an Equity partner. He was so pleased with the professionalism and results that he then had the Equity Partner sell his other $ 3 million retail business.

A $ 1.5 million wholesale distributor owner in a shrinking industry filled with rollup aggregators needed assistance. An Equity Ltd. Partner first negotiated a deal to purchase a very small distributor and merge the operations. Then a deal was negotiated to sell the distributor itself to a large publicly traded chain of distributors to become the 18th national location.

A $ 600k manufacturing company that was losing money had developed some proprietary products and some strategic customers. However, the owner had no additional capital and was considering closing the doors. An Equity Ltd. Partner found a strategic buyer to acquire the assets, hire the owner, merge the operations to reduce overhead and invest capital.

The two owners of the second largest vocational trade school in Michigan, wished to retire after 20 years and sell the business and the building. An Equity partner found a buyer in the education field but the buyer had only enough capital to purchase the business. A deal was structured to buy the business and lease the building with an option to buy. The deal to buy the building was closed four years later after the buyer had finished paying off the business acquisition note.

A buyer bought an existing franchise service business through an Equity Partner. He was so pleased with the service that seven years later he sought out the same Equity Partner to assist him in the sale of the same business.


A transition of ownership of a Major Auto Franchised dealer to a private investor, located in the western Michigan Market.

A $ 1 million service and distribution business was owned by a family with health problems requiring a move to a different climate. An Equity Partner arranged a rapid sale to a strategic buyer.

 More Successful Completed Transaction


Automotive Dealerships-Major Domestic Automotive Manufactures.

Tier 1 suppliers to General Motors LLC, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Detroit Diesel, and Daimler.
Medical Supplies Manufacturer
Wholesale Distributor Office Supplies
HVAC Engineering Company
PC Repair Store
Office Supplies Store
Consignment Store
Upscale Italian Restaurant
Computer Training Company
Car Service Franchise
Floor Covering Wholesale Distributor
Floor Covering Retail Store
Food Manufacturing
Music Store
Telephone Technology Service Companies (2)
Wholesale Distribution Shoe Supplies
Insulation Construction Sub Contractor
Upscale Steak House Restaurant
Cosmetology College
Amusement Park
Commercial Painting Company
Shoe Store
Catering Company
Grocery Stores (2)
HVAC Constructions Sub Contractor
Sea Food Distributor
Pool Sales and Installation
Wholesale Distributor Technology
Hair Salon
Chain of Tanning Salon’s (4)
Residential Painting Company
Party Stores (12)
Regional Master Franchise
Upscale Sea food Restaurant
Electrical Products Distributor
Mailing Company
Motel
Pharmacies (4)
Recreational Facility
Commercial Cleaning Service
Rubbish Collection Company
Pizza and Subs Restaurants (14)
Retail Store - Gardens and Birds
Commercial Printing Company
Citgo Gas Station, sold and rebranded Exxon
Marathon Gas Station (2)
Exxon Gas Station
Citgo Gas Station
Sporting Goods Retail Store
Mid-Market Printing Company
Professional Practice
Related Business Buildings (13)
Veterinary Medical Practice
Child Care Facility
Firearms Retail Store

Marathon Gas Stations (7)

Family Restaurant

High End Irish Restaurant and Bar

Pizza Shoppe

Top Butcher Shoppe and BBQ, LLC to a private investor.

American Grow Rack, LLC.  a Metal Flower Cart Manufacturing Company.

and Many More Transactions for over 47 Years!

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