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Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Kerkhoff Associates Inc. by Calverton Holdings

By Generational Equity

Nov 23, 2015, 04:00 et

Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Kerkhoff Associates Inc. (Kerkhoff), headquartered in Otterbein, Indiana, by Calverton Holdings (Calverton), headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.  The acquisition closed on October 5, 2015.

Founded in 1957, Kerkhoff is a family-owned and operated business that manufactures purpose-built structural components and related wood and steel products for residential, commercial, and agricultural construction applications.

Managing Director Doug Smith and his team consisting of affiliates Bill Goss and Tom Poyser, and Vice President Ryan Johnson led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Kerkhoff on the transaction. 

"With both parties committed to the long-term growth of the business, transition planning helped to get the deal closed," said lead dealmaker Tom Poyser.

Calverton makes long-term equity investments, primarily with its own equity capital, focusing on micro-cap manufacturing and business services company investments that are generally overlooked by the broader private equity industry.

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About Generational Equity

Generational Equity provides mergers, acquisitions, strategic growth advisory services, and information for privately held and family-owned businesses to exit their companies successfully.

Generational Equity uses a four-phase approach that includes education, financial analysis and reporting, sales documentation and deal-making ability to offer business owners an unparalleled level of commitment and experience, all focused on helping to release the generational equity and wealth in every business. 

Generational Equity is headquartered in Dallas, TX, has more than 200 professionals in North America, and was recently recognized by the M&A Advisor as the Valuation Firm of the Year.

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