Previous Transactions

Pan Abode Homes

Business: Custom Cedar Homes

Transaction Type: Divestiture

Pan Abode Cedar Homes has been producing cedar home designs and packages since 1952. Services include providing innovative designs, engineering, and four different building systems. Pan Abode controls the design and building materials to ensure clients receive high quality final products.

Lithtex Northwest Printing Solutions

Business: Full-Service Printing

Transaction Type: Divestiture - Retirement

A full-service print shop that serves the Pacific Northwest, providing a full line of commercial and digital print services for both B2B and B2C. From custom brochures to direct mail printing – this team can do it all.

Brooks Rand Instruments

Business: Scientific Instrument Manufacturing

Transaction Type: Divestiture

For over 30 years, Brooks Rand has manufactured mercury analysis systems used for accurately measuring the presence of specific elements. Over its history, this company has been a technical leader among its competitors creating innovation and new technology that that has delivered better products and valuable patents.

A3 Telecom

Business: NEC – Telephone Switching Systems

Transaction Type: Divestiture

After starting and selling their first company TSI, these owners have now retired after selling their current company.

This company’s business model is based on all aspects of NEC telephone switching systems all other peripheral systems, focused on: Hospitality Property Management Systems (PMS); Voicemail and Automated Attendant Systems; Inbound and Outbound Content Servers; Integrated Voice Response (IVR) Systems, ACD-MIS / Call Centers; Call Accounting Systems; Voice Recording Platforms, and applications.

Custom Choice Door

Business: Manufacturer of Doors & Millwork

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The owners have grown this company to the point where they want to do other things with their life. The new owners found this company’s business model fit nicely into their Northwest expansion into the building supplies and materials business they have developed. As a 180 million company CCD adds value to their product mix and complements their other lumber supply units.

This well-established, customer centric company provides residential and multi-family developments with interior and exterior doors and interior finishing’s: millwork, hardware, shelving, mantels, stair parts, and cabinets.

UcanTrade

Business: Logistics Services

Transaction Type: Divestiture

One owner is retiring while the other owner is going forward with the new owners in the same role as before retiring in a few years. The new owners wanted to diversify their prime business and found this company is just what they needed to expand their business.

This company’s unique business model assists companies to market and distribute profitably in the United States. They overcome border barriers by providing a low-cost, fully equipped, fully staffed extension of their clients’ foreign offices in a near to the border location. A secondary business model assists companies that are purchasing in the US by receiving, consolidating and cross-docking parcels and pallets into their location.

Quantum Management Service

Business: Property Management

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The founders wanted to retire and pursue other careers, while remaining owners are moving forward with the new entity. The Hoban Family wanted to grow and chose QMS specifically because of the business and process match.

A prominent and highly regarded provider of full-service property management in the Pacific Northwest played key management roles in the HOPE VI redevelopments in the area. Today, they manage commercial, market rate and affordable housing communities in the States of Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Montana.

Bird | Buffer

Business: Mfg – Bird Control Products

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The husband and wife owners have decided to retire and divest their business assets so as to enjoy life post their 40 plus years.

Utilizing existing and patented products, this company manufactures products sold throughout the world that controls invasive bird problems. These products produce a vapor that is a harmless irritant to nuisance avian of all types. The products are deployed in many types of customer locations, such as warehouses, plane hangers, processing plants, food courts big box stores, power stations and many other industries where it is a need to repel birds.

CitcFx Crawford Int’l Theatrical Corp

Business: Mfg – Special Effects Equipment

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The two founding owners, after 40+ years in the entertainment industry decided to retire and selected new owners who they knew had the skills and industry experience to take the business to the next level.

This unique company manufactures and distributes special effects equipment and fluids for the entertainment industry. These products are used in movies, concerts, special events like Bell Sq – Snow Fake Lane, amusement parks and more. The founders came out of the movie industry and started the business in 1987, which now sells products worldwide.

Commercial Plastics Corp.

Business: Plastic Fabrication Company

Transaction Type: Divestiture

After owning this successful business for his entire career, the owner was ready to retire and spend more time with family.

For over 50 years, Commercial Plastics Corporation (CPC) has been the family-owned company that the Pacific Northwest trusts for custom manufacturing and fabrication of plastic products. Specialties include sales and marketing displays, CNC machining, and large format digital printing.

American Spray Technologies

Business: Manufactures Texture Spray Machines for Drywall Contractors

Transaction Type: Divestiture

After owning this successful business for years, the owner was ready to retire. Sale of business and related property and real estate.

Since 1969, AST has been building the machines that drywall contractors depend on. Reliable and long-lasting, AST’s high-quality rigs are easy to use and maintain, reducing job time and making spraying a breeze with powerful, dependable, and superior performance.

Known nationwide as the premier supplier of high-quality equipment, AST’s innovative products set them apart from the competition. With unique patented and trademarked equipment, AST maintains a large, well-established (and growing) customer base.

Compton Lumber

Business: B2B – Building Materials

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The two managing shareholders, after 40+ years in the business, desired to retire and crafted a plan to divest their property first, then the business in order to maximize the value to share among the remaining shareholders, some of whom are in their sixth generation.

Established in 1892, this local family owned building materials company supplies the commercial builders and developers in the Seattle area with all their materials in a just-in-time process. The most important element of this grand company is their customer relationships and services.