Representative Transactions

Sampling of Business Sales Closed:

Welch Sign

Located in Scarborough, Maine, Welch designs and fabricates high quality wayfinding, donor recognition, facility signs and digitally printed graphics for an impressive array of clients. The business was acquired in 2018 by an individual with plans to further expand Welch’s operations.

Wasco Products Inc.

One of the largest manufacturers of commercial and custom skylights in the United States, with a strong focus on high quality, customization and special projects, with facilities in Wells, Maine and Reno, Nevada.  The company was acquired in 2018 by Velux America, LLC, a subsidiary of the Velux Group of Denmark. CVG represented Wasco in this transaction.

Bur-Bak Machine Corp. d/b/a Burbak Plastics

A precision injection molding manufacturer, located in Wilton, NH with long-standing Fortune 500 OEM customers, including the medical, firearms and defense industries.  The company was acquired by Spaulding Composites of Rochester, NH, owned by private equity firm Metapoint Partners.  CVG represented Bur-Bak in this transaction.

Group Market Share

Company with long-standing, exclusive relationships with almost all of the group life and disability insurers operating in the U.S., GMS obtained proprietary data from each, developed aggregate market data and then provided these companies comparisons of their specific market results, while protecting the identity of the contributors.  GMS was acquired by an experienced entrepreneur.  CVG represented Market Share LLC, the owner of GMS.

Roof Systems of Maine

Bangor, Maine commercial and industrial roofing contractor, with significant large private and government accounts, was acquired by Techta America, which is continuing its national expansion (50+ operating units).  CVG represented Roof Systems.

Wells Woodturning & Finishing

Leading manufacturer of commercial wood turnings, located in Buckfield, Maine.  Providing custom turnings for internationally known customers, including tool, furniture and kitchenware manufacturers. The company was acquired by an owner-operator buyer.  CVG represented Wells in the transaction.

Roomscapes Design Center

Located in Rockland, MA and one of New England’s largest kitchen design centers, the 35 year old company designs, sells and installs high end home interior products within New England’s largest market.   Acquired by an owner-operator buyer,  CVG represented Roomscapes in the transaction.

Havens Candies

Manufacturer producing specialty products sold under its name to consumers, as well as to wholesale and private label accounts throughout the nation, with a heavy emphasis in Maine and New England.  The buyer was an owner-operator and CVG represented Havens in the transaction.

Mid-Cape Home Centers/Nickerson Lumber

The company is one of the 75 largest lumber companies in the country with eight locations in Massachusetts. The acquirer is a private investor who had searched for a private, sizable acquisition.  CVG represented Mid-Cape on an exclusive basis and also handled a follow-on transaction involving the sale of another property associated with the company.

Mapleroc Industries

This Maine company held multiple patents and developed a sophisticated, roll cutting system for the paper industry.  The acquiring company is a national firm based in Massachusetts that has added this system to its product lineup.  CVG represented Mapleroc in this transaction.

Wallace Prefab Corporation

This New Hampshire company is a leading manufacturer of wall panels used in commercial and residential construction. The company was acquired by a sales professional who has implemented an aggressive growth plan.  CVG represented Wallace in the transaction.

Friendship Trap Company 

Located in Friendship, Maine this firm is one of the largest manufacturers of lobster traps in the country. The acquirer is an owner-operator from Virginia with an extensive manufacturing background who relocated to Maine and assumed day-to-day operating management.  CVG represented Friendship in the transaction

Keiser Industries

Oxford Maine-based Keiser Industries, a custom modular home manufacturer focused primarily on the New England market and a division of R.J. Finlay & Co., was acquired by Pennsylvania-based Excel Homes, owned by Innovative Building Systems.  CVG was the representative for Keiser in the transaction.

America’s Pet Store

This online company based in Vermont has customers throughout North America, as well as some European sales.  The company is an industry leader in certain segments of the pet products industry.  It was acquired by an owner-operator with industry experience.  CVG represented APS in the transaction.

New England Lumber, New England Drywall, New England Door and Capital Flooring Supply

This Boston-based company supplied professional contractors, municipalities and homeowners with a selection of building materials.  The firm had four separate operating divisions and was acquired by an owner-operator with extensive industry experience that significantly improved operations over several years, then sold the business to a national building materials group.

The Kennel Shops 

A chain of pet specialty superstores  was acquired by a multiple office private equity firm with significant expansion plans. The chain has since been re-branded as Pet Life.

Granville Lumber Company 

A leading Maine company in the retail lumber industry, this multi-location, well known firm with two locations was an add-on acquisition for another major lumber company. CVG represented Granville in this transaction.

Rockport Post & Beam 

This highly regarded fine joinery, post and beam home manufacturer was acquired by an investor already associated with the post and beam industry. CVG represented Rockport in this transaction.

Look’s Canning Company

A venerable firm with a long history in the seafood industry, Look’s was acquired by a food industry executive from Florida who successfully launched distribution through major, national supermarket chains. CVG represented Look’s in the transaction.

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