Previous Transactions

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.


Business: Mfg & Distribution Electronic Devices

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The owners sought a partial liquidity event and bolster the capital structure, in order to increase the growth of the Company.

Provides custom portable storage devices and data services to the promotion, advertising speciality, medical, music, video and movie industries.

Janitorial Supply

Business: Janitorial Supply

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The owner sold the business, land and facility in order to retire.

This consumable janitorial supplies distributer; mfg. repair services and contract large-scale floor cleaning services company has provided these products and services for over twenty years.

Ruler Smith Incorporated

Business: Mfg Measuring Devices

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The owner desired a divestiture of certain assets in the estate for full retirement.

Manufactures the “Onmigrid” quilting and sewing “rulers” that are sold world wide into the craft industry. The 28 patents allow growth into parallel markets of medical and education – a unique one of a kind company.

Air Care International Ltd.

Business: Private & Corporate Aircraft

Transaction Type: Divestiture & Asset Conversion

The owners sought a liquidity event to enter retirement. The consulting phase allows for continued consulting in the industry.

Four unique companies focused on the private and corporate aircraft owner market providing safety training – 24 hour emergerency services – medical kits – professional crew provisioning – simulator leasing for clients worldwide.

Dabs Mfg & Assy

Business: Aerospace Manufacturing & Assembly

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The young owner chose to divest in order to follow his passion in another industry, but wanted to preserve the culture of the employees. He chose from multiple buyers ? an industry experienced acquirer.

This company is a second generation aerospace manufacturing & assembly speciality plant certified (AS9100 & ISO9001) to assemble aerospace parts and components for customers from all around the world. Their customers then supply large aerospace and auto companies.

JA Jack

Business: Glass Agriculture

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The fourth generation shareholders desired to retire, but wanted to leave the company in good hands desiring to continue the family tradition of a good work environment and reasonable pay for the long time employees.

Established in 1947, this local family owned manufacturer and quarry operator supplies these industries ? glass, light construction, agricultural, human consumption and sports field marking products with their third most important ingredients of various sizes and shapes of limestone.

Datec Inc.

Business: Homeland Security

Transaction Type: Management Buy-In

The Board sought to provide and exit for executive/ shareholder, but continue strong growth for future divestiture.

This company provides Homeland Security products and services to the public safety (police – fire), utility, state and local agencies, and commercial enterprise clients in the Northwest market.

Country Classic Inc.

Business: Oak and Fiberglass

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The foreign owners sought a liquidity event to diversity their holdings into a much larger lumber manufacturing plant in Asia.

This manufacture is the region’s largest provider of color trail and entrance signs to the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Parks throughout the Federal Government.

7S Monnix

Business: Professional Software Application Services

Transaction Type: Enterprise Valuation

Evaluation of various strategic alternatives in support of the shareholder?s and company future financial planning.

This company provides products and services – cloud computing support through and custom built applications and integrating existing IT environment to the cloud.

America First Roofing & Builders

Business: Credit Facility

Transaction Type: Credit Facility

This owner wanted a new credit facility to grow and prepare for a future re-capitalization.

This locally know company controls about 35% of the local market. Recently, a new credit facility of $1.2 million was established in less then seven months.


Business: Industrial Facilities Management

Transaction Type: Divestiture

The shareholders sought a liquidity event to diversify their net worth and retire.

The nation’s largest private company supplying personnel to the process manufacturing industry. They provide certified instrumentation, electrical and maintenance personnel.