Items Tagged with 'acquisitions'


Bank expands footprint with $4M acquisition

November 19, 2014
A bank in the region has acquired a one-branch bank in a $4-million deal to expand its presence near the lakeshore. Read More

Universal Forest acquires $50M lumber supplier

November 18, 2014
A Universal Forest Products subsidiary has acquired “certain assets” of a Texas-based maker of industrial wood and packaging products. Read More

Oral care supplier acquires French company

November 11, 2014
A maker of oral care products is planning to expand into southern Europe by acquiring the leading supplier of private label toothbrushes in France. Read More

Perrigo acquires European drug supplier for $4.48B

November 6, 2014
| By AP
Perrigo is expanding its reach into Europe by acquiring one of the continent's biggest suppliers of non-prescription medicines in a deal valued at about $4.48 billion. Read More

Bank makes $26M acquisition

November 5, 2014
A statewide bank with a strong presence in the region is acquiring a community bank in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $26 million. Read More

IT company expands reach with acquisition

October 8, 2014
An IT company is expanding its presence outside of Michigan via an acquisition. Read More

Safety company acquires furniture test firm

October 7, 2014
A global safety science company has acquired a firm in the region that provides performance and durability testing services to the furniture industry. Read More

Auto supplier lays off 50 workers

October 2, 2014
A global auto supplier is laying off 50 employees in the wake of its acquisition in the region. Read More

Building materials supplier acquires distributor

October 1, 2014
A Wisconsin-based supplier of building materials has acquired a distributor that’s served the West Michigan market for 110 years. Read More

5 tips on small business acquisitions

September 25, 2014
For most small business owners, organic growth takes time, patience and a lot of hard work. In some instances, growth through acquisition of another company may be a quicker and better route. If you're a business owner and considering growth through acquisition, here are five practical tips to guide you: Read More