A large Greater Cincinnati-based distributor of fluid power and motion control systems used by manufacturers has been sold.
A gourmet maker of jams and sauces that got its start at a raspberry stand in Findlay Market has been acquired by a Cincinnati investment banking firm, saving it from being shut down.
A Cincinnati management group has acquired all 14 Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants in the Dayton area.
The Cincinnati Business Courier has announced its 2019 Forty Under 40 class.
Mount Adams-based RKCA and the investment arm of Cincinnati-based Amend Consulting teamed up to buy out two of the three co-founders of Stairtek on Sept. 30 at an undisclosed price. The Erlanger-based company makes hardwood and laminate stair pieces. Those include the treads – the pieces people walk on – and the risers, or backing pieces that face people as they climb stairs. It sells its products to big-box retailers, flooring distributors and homebuilders.
A restaurant company that ranked among Greater Cincinnati’s largest private companies for years has been sold.
Bistro Group Inc., the Mariemont-based company that’s one of the largest TGI Fridays franchisees, sold its restaurant operations last week to Falcons Restaurant Group.
CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rippe & Kingston, a leading provider of financial and practice management software for law firms in the U.S., announced today it has received a majority investment from technology-focused private equity firm ParkerGale Capital.
Rippe & Kingston was founded in 1982 by George Kingston and Joe Rippe, and has established itself as a reliable, best-of-breed software provider for law firms. They provide their clients with a fully integrated solution for revenue and expense management, timekeeping, practice management and analytical reporting tools to successfully and profitably manage law firms.
An affilliate of private-equity firm CenterGate Capital, Austin, Texas, recently made an investment in TSC Apparel, Cincinnati.
A national B2B distributor of imprintable activewear and accessories, TSC Apparel stocks and sources thousands of styles of T-shirts, fleece, headwear, sport shirts and outerwear. Bob Winget, its president, will continue to lead the company and serve on its board of directors.
CenterGate Capital is a middle-market private-equity firm that helps companies maximize growth and value through partnership and capital while supplementing management’s operational and industry expertise with the company’s transactional and business experience, according to CenterGate.
“We are excited about our partnership with CenterGate and what it means for our customers and vendors,” Winget says. “CenterGate’s investment will provide the capital and strategic resources to continue to expand our products and market presence.” — J.L.
Cincinnati investment banking firm RKCA and management consulting firm Amend have acquired an ownership stake in a locally based software consulting company with big growth plans.
A Cincinnati startup has landed a huge contract with Kroger Co., the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, to buy its cutting-edge photoluminescent exit signs.
MN8, founded by firefighter Zachary Green in 2010, will provide its glow-in-the-dark exit signs at all of Kroger’s new and renovated supermarkets. Eventually, Kroger will install the LumAware exit signs in all of its 2,778 supermarkets in 35 states and the District of Columbia as it renovates stores and replaces existing signs.
The contract is in the “tens of millions of dollars” over the next couple years, MN8 founder and CEO Zachary Green told me.