The guidance of the Charter team was instrumental to the success of this transaction. They worked hard to make sure we made it to the finish line, even in the middle of a pandemic, so I am truly grateful for their expertise.
DAVE GREEN, CEO, SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES – ACQUIRED BY SOLE SOURCE CAPITAL
Charter was instrumental in ensuring that we reached a successful outcome in the acquisition of Dentco by Powerhouse, a leader in commercial construction and maintenance. The Charter team’s high-touch approach and guidance throughout the process proved integral in ensuring that we achieved our goals.
GREG DENT, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, DENTCO
The first time Dan and I met the Charter team I could tell they were the partners for us. They had an energy level, commitment, and understanding of the business that was core to Informs legacy and have truly been our partner through this entire process. Thank you, Charter.
DAVE HOCKSTRA, FORMER COO, INFORMS – ACQUIRED BY BARCODES, INC.
After six great years of building, reshaping, and energizing ISG’s enterprise mobility solutions for our customers, we found a terrific partner, Supply Chain Services and Sole Source Capital, to take the company to the next level. Charter Capital Partners did a fabulous job guiding us through the process. The future is bright!
BEN CRONIN, CEO, ISG TECHNOLOGIES
We look forward to partnering with Asgard as we embark on an exciting new chapter of our story. We can't thank the Charter team enough. Their guidance throughout the entire process was invaluable, and their level of professionalism is second to none.
MATT ISARD, PRESIDENT, ANGSTROM – ACQUIRED BY ASGARD PARTNERS
Charter Growth Capital Fund was the ideal financial partner in this acquisition and will be invaluable as we work to build the company. We see a considerable opportunity for growth and are excited to partner with Charter and the All Star team to pursue those opportunities together.
SEAN ROBERTS, FOUNDER, HIGHGROVE COMPANIES – ACQUIRER OF ALL STAR DRIVER EDUCATION
In operation since 1989, Charter Capital Partners is a leading merchant bank and Registered Investment Adviser serving the lower middle market from our headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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Born and raised in West Michigan, Mark Streekstra returned to Grand Rapids in 2019 to join investment banking firm Charter Capital Partners after working deals for nearly 12 years in Chicago at a multinational company. In less than three years back on his home turf, Streekstra has been promoted to managing director while growing the firm’s investment banking group and providing […]
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Charter Capital Partners, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based investment bank, announced that its client, Advanced Service Solutions (Advanced), a portfolio company of BHMS Investments, LP (BHMS) has been acquired by Powerhouse Retail Services, LLC (Powerhouse), a portfolio company of Lincolnshire Management, Inc. (Lincolnshire). Founded by Jeff Tunis in 2007 and based […]