Items Tagged with 'Blackford Capital'


Private equity firm named finalist for national Firm of the Year

October 2, 2015
A private equity firm is a finalist for the National Private Equity Firm of the Year award from an organization dedicated to the M&A industry. Read More

Private equity firm acquires printer

August 17, 2015
A private equity firm with a Michigan-focused fund has acquired a local printer. Read More

‘Drowning in testosterone’

ACG’s Women in Finance group supports female leadership in financial careers.

July 24, 2015
Women in Finance, a new support group formed by the Association for Corporate Growth Western Michigan, is on a mission to “expose the challenges” and empower more women leaders in the financial professions. Read More

Blackford Capital keeps pushing acquisitions

One of the private equity firm’s companies just expanded with a merger.

April 3, 2015
Blackford Capital, a private equity firm that relocated to Grand Rapids in 2010, is busy acquiring more companies even as it continues to rack up awards and honors in the business world. Read More

Inside Track: Perseverance trumps upbringing for Blackford Capital director

Jeff Helminski experienced being poor as a youngster and decided that would not be his lot in life.

October 17, 2014
In high school, Jeff Helminski told his class he was going to be an entrepreneur like Donald Trump. Read More

Private equity firm acquires tube and hose maker

August 5, 2014
A private equity firm has acquired a Michigan-based maker of tubes and hoses. Read More

Private equity firm acquires transformer manufacturer

March 17, 2014
A local private equity firm is investing in manufacturing at the lakeshore. Read More

Firm names advisory board members for Michigan fund

January 8, 2014
A local private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies has appointed two members to the advisory board of a Michigan-centric fund. Read More

Blackford Capital names advisory committee for Michigan Prosperity Fund

September 6, 2013
Grand Rapids-based Blackford Capital has named a group of Michigan business and political leaders to a new advisory committee for its Michigan Prosperity Fund. Read More

Blackford Capital acquires Mopec

June 7, 2013
The Grand Rapids based private equity firm Blackford Capital has acquired Mopec, a manufacturer of pathology and mortuary equipment based in metro Detroit. Read More