Items Tagged with 'Blackford Capital'


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