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Conarc Client Testimonial {video}

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Benchmark International Negotiates Sale of Gasco Affiliates, LLC to Tech Air, a CI Capital Partners Company

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of Gasco Affiliates, LLC to Tech Air, a Connecticut-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment and supplies. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air management.

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Benchmark International Advises the Sale of Garden Innovations, LLC to Florentaise

Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between Garden Innovations, LLC and Florentaise. Florentaise is France’s leading manufacturer and distributor of soil mixes, improvers and mulches. Garden Innovations, LLC is a manufacturer and wholesaler of seeded garden products.

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The Biggest M&A Deals of 2016

Despite economic and political uncertainty across the globe in 2016, the year remained one of the most active for M&A deals. According to data collected by Dealogic, the value of the average deal in 2016 was $104.2m which, despite being slightly down on 2015’s average of $115.4m, was significantly greater than the average deals made between 2000 and 2014 at $77.1m. Here, we take a look at the biggest transactions that contributed to a successful year of deal making in 2016.

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BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL ADVISES ON THE SALE OF HEADLAND SERVICES LIMITED TO OASIS GROUP

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed for the sale of Headland Services Limited to OASIS Group.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Cleaning Equipment Supplies to ICE

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Cleaning Equipment Supplies to ICE.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of E.Braude Limited to Heatrod Elements

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of E.Braude Limited to Heatrod Elements.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Dyson Energy Services to the Duality Group

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Dyson Energy Services to the Duality Group.

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October hits record high for global M&A

In the last week of October alone, five multi-billion dollar deals contributed to an unprecedented month of mega deals for M&A. In particular, renewed confidence in the US economy has buoyed deal activity, despite the impending presidential election, with over half a trillion dollars’ worth of deals announced globally last month.

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BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATED THE SALE OF ACTION CONCRETE PUMPING, INC. TO BRUNDAGE-BONE CONCRETE PUMPING, INC.

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of Action Concrete Pumping, Inc. (“Action Concrete”) to Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping Inc. (“Brundage-Bone”), a portfolio company of Peninsula Pacific Strategic Partners, LLC. The transaction represents the strategic expansion of Brundage-Bone throughout the Southeast US and further consolidation of the concrete pumping industry.

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It was October Dealfest at Benchmark International!

October was a fantastic month for Benchmark International and we are proud to announce that our teams in the UK and US have completed deals with an overall, combined transaction value of $160,000,000.

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Benchmark International Negotiates Sale of Carolina Physical Therapy Associates, Inc. to Cora Health Services, Inc.

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of Carolina Physical Therapy Associates, Inc. (“CPTA”) to CORA Health Services, Inc. (“CORA”) a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors (“Gryphon”) a leading middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco, CA.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Clady Plumbing Supplies Limited To Bassetts N.I. Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed for the sale of Clady Plumbing Supplies Limited to Bassetts N.I. Limited.

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Benchmark International Facilitates the Transaction Between Steven Feller P.E. PL and Yenni Capital

Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between Steven Feller P.E. PL and Yenni Capital.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Creative Cars and Couriers to Mach 1 Couriers

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Creative Cars and Couriers to Mach 1 Couriers.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Spectra Care Group To Octopus Investments Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed for the sale of Spectra Care Group to Octopus Investments Limited.

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BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL ADVISES ON TREC CORPORATION’S SALE TO INERGEX HOLDINGS

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of TREC Corporation (dba TREC Global) to Inergex Holdings LLC.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Jet Environmental Systems To Wozair Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Jet Environmental Systems to Wozair Limited.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Web Age Limited To Cloudstream Technology Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Web Age Limited to Cloudstream Technology Limited.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Oakwood Technology Group Limited To Thermotech Solutions Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Oakwood Technology Group Limited to Thermotech Solutions Limited.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Freshwater Coolers to Office Watercoolers

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Freshwater Coolers Plc to Office Watercoolers.

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CR COATINGS & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC ACQUIRED WINDSOR METAL FINISHING

Posted on July 20, 2016 By in Deal completions

Acting on behalf of Windsor Metal Specialties, Inc. dba Windsor Metal Finishing (“Windsor”) and its shareholders, global company sales specialist Benchmark International successfully facilitated the sale of Windsor Metal Finishing to CR Coatings & Logistics Management Group, LLC., (CR Coatings) a portfolio company of D’OrazioCapital Management, Inc.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Network Defence Limited To Novosco

 

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Michael Robb Accounting Client Testimonial {video}

 

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Benchmark International Facilitates the Transaction Between NISSCO and Excell Marketing

Benchmark International has successfully facilitated a common ownership transaction amidst NISSCO Restaurant Dealer Group and Excell Marketing and Procurement Group.

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STERLING PROPERTY SERVICES ACQUIRED BY VESTA PROPERTY SERVICES

Benchmark International, acting on behalf of Sterling Property Services, LLC (“Sterling”) and its shareholders of Bonita Springs, Florida, USA, successfully facilitated the sale of Sterling to Vesta Property Services (“Vesta”).

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Benchmark International Advises On The Acquisition Of Titan New Lifts Limited By Elevator Engineering Enterprises Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed for the sale of Titan New Lifts Ltd to Elevator Engineering Enterprises Ltd.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of UPS Systems PLC & Data Centre Response Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between UPS Systems PLC and Data Centre Response Ltd.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Spokemead Maintenance Limited To Bilby PLC

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between Spokemead Maintenance Ltd and Bilby PLC.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Programmable Systems Design Limited To Innovative Control Systems

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between Programmable Systems Design Ltd and Innovative Control Systems.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Deal Between Tricorn Systems Limited And Valuechain.Com

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the successful sale of Tricorn Systems Limited to Valuechain.com.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Deal Between Ship-Elec And KEW Limited

We at Benchmark International are pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between Ship-Elec and KEW Ltd.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of the Osprey Management Company Limited to K&C Reit Plc

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of the Osprey Management Company Limited to Reit Plc.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Melpass Limited to Vil Holdings Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Melpass Limited to Vil Holdings Limited.

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Component Technology Inc Acquired by Monroe Engineering

Posted on May 3, 2016 By in Blog + Deal completions

Benchmark International has successfully facilitated the transaction between Component Technology, Inc, dba CTI Aviation for 100% sale to Monroe Engineering.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Pocketbond Limited to Bachmann Europe Plc

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Pocketbond Limited to Bachmann Europe Plc.

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Benchmark International Facilitated the Transaction of Conarc, Inc. to Swiftcurrent Holdings, Inc., an Affiliate of ESW Capital, LLC.

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of Conarc, Inc. (“Conarc”) to Swiftcurrent Holdings, Inc. (“Swiftcurrent”), an affiliate of ESW Capital, LLC ("ESW"). The transaction represents the conjoining of two best-of-breed solution providers.

Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, Conarc develops and sells client management software solutions used in a variety of industries including finance/accounting, real estate, healthcare and insurance. Conarc’s flagship content collaboration software product, iChannel, was built from the ground up by the Conarc development team, allowing the company the flexibility to offer a multifaceted solution with the ability to customize features to client specifications. Additional programs within the Conarc suite of products include a customer relationship management solution, workflow module, a file management system and multiple finance and accounting database products.

For nearly 20 years, Conarc has been committed to finding innovative ways to connect people, businesses, and ideas. With a current presence throughout the United States and Canada, Conarc remains dedicated to continuing improvement and growth.

 

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Based in Austin, Texas, Swiftcurrent is part of the ESW Capital group (www.eswcapital.com) and is specifically focused on acquiring and growing industry-focused business software companies. ESW buys, transforms, and runs mature software and technology companies. By taking advantage of its unique operating platform, ESW revitalizes its acquisitions for sustainable success while making customer satisfaction a top priority. ESW and its affiliated companies have been in the enterprise software space since 1988, and the group includes notable brands such as Trilogy, Aurea, Versata, and Ignite Technologies.

Benchmark International’s Tyrus O’Neill acted as the lead on this transaction and was successful in pinning down the needs of both parties involved, “This is one of those transactions where the parties were truly a good fit right from the start.” O’Neill stated, “On behalf of Benchmark International, we are thrilled to have been able to work alongside our client, Conarc, in this transaction. Chet Joglekarhas built a tremendous suite of software solutions and we believe it is a perfect fit for Swiftcurrent.” Senior Associate, Sunny Garten, added, “We have really enjoyed working with our client, Chet Joglekar, and would like to take this opportunity to wish both parties the best of luck moving forward.”

Conarc, Inc. CEO and Founder, Chet Joglekar, stated, “Benchmark International’s hands-on approach during all aspects of the transaction process was fundamental in our successful deal closing. Benchmark’s industry knowledge and relationships proved to be highly valuable as they assisted us in identifying a buyer that fits our innovative culture and provides Conarc with the resources necessary to continue the company’s trajectory of rapid growth.”

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Underground Vision Client Testimonial {video}

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The Biggest M&A Deals of 2016 So Far

Q1 2016 – M&A Deals Round-up

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BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL FACILITATES SALE OF ORIGINAL IMPRESSIONS LLC TO POSTAL CENTER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Posted on March 21, 2016 By in Blog + Deal completions

Benchmark International has successfully negotiated the sale of Original Impressions LLC (“Original Impressions”) to Postal Center International, Inc. (“PCI”).

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