Daily News: January 29, 2018

ACT Capital Advisors Closes 11 Deals in 2017


Mercer Island, MA-based ACT Capital Advisors closed a record 11 transactions in 2017 of which 10 transactions were sell-side advisory clients and one was a debt recapitalization.

Chairman Bob Hild expects M&A activity to remain strong in 2018.

“Our goal for 2018 is to become the leading small to mid-market M&A advisor in the U.S.,” Hild said.

The transaction clients included:

  • Nu-Tech Machining (Metal machining services)
  • Pre1-Software (Software for newspaper publishers)
  • Master Marine (Retail boat sales and service)
  • Metriguard (Forest products equipment and technology)
  • Champion Metal of Washington (Metal roofing manufacturing
  • Morse Industries (Building products wholesaler and distributor)
  • Farwest Fabricators (Metal fabrication)
  • Special Care Agency (Home care services)
  • Wireless Applications Consulting (Systems integrator for wireless industry antennas)
  • Big-O Tires (Retail tire sales and installation franchisee)
  • WaterStation Technology (Manufacturer of water purification and dispensing systems)

ACT Capital Advisors is an M&A and corporate finance firm that represents lower middle-market companies ($5 million to $50 million in annual revenues) across a variety of sectors and industries.