Kalamazoo gets new expertise in M&A

February 2, 2012 - Southwest Michigan's Second Wave

The Charter Group has expanded its operations into Kalamazoo. The company, which currently has offices in Grand Rapids and Mishawaka, Ind., has entered into an agreement with regional economic development organization Southwest Michigan First and will use its offices as it pursues investment opportunities in Southwest Michigan. The Charter Group primarily handles transactions ranging from $5 million to $50 million. John Kerschen, Managing Director of The Charter Group says the partnership with Southwest Michigan First will enable his company to offer merger and acquisition services to local businesses with more ease of access. "Together, we provide companies with the right combination of resources and funding that will enable them to thrive and help grow our regional economy," Kerschen says. more

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