Our Experienced Acquisition Team
We have proven experience, expertise, and infrastructure in place to successfully accomplish strategic acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances, and corporate division or subsidiary divestitures.
An accountant by profession and a veteran chief financial officer for over 17 years, with a history of successful acquisitions and strategic joint ventures, Christopher has the expertise and credibility to manage and consummate acquisitions and joint ventures. As CFO, Christopher consummated over four (4) successful strategic minority joint venture partnerships with Fortune 1000 Tier 1 companies such as Printpack (Flexible Packaging); Smurfit-Stone (Corrugated Boxes); Xerox Corporation (Documentation Solutions); and Ecolab (Specialty Chemicals). Christopher understands working with Large Fortune Companies to structure these partnerships to be successful.
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
An experienced legal team (led by Calvin Buford, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department and Chair of its Mergers and Acquisitions Group), Dinsmore & Shohl is one of the region’s largest law firms with over 450 attorneys practicing in four states and the District of Columbia. Dinsmore & Shohl also has significant expertise in negotiating and setting up successful joint ventures, including minority certified joint ventures.
Edge Point Capital Advisors
A highly experienced investment banking group that understands the win-win deal structure and sourcing acquisition capital. Edge Point Capital Advisors’ proficiency in both buy and sell sides enables them to structure deals that work well for both CIG and sellers.
Reputable Regional and International Accounting Firms
Clark Schaefer, Hackett & Co. for regional transactions and KPMG Peat Marwick for national and international transactions.