MILWAUKEE (June 16, 2016) – Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, an investment banking firm specializing in advising middle market businesses, is pleased to announce that its client, Systems, Inc. (Systems) was acquired by Huron Capital Partners, LLC (Huron) and Duchossois Capital Management, LLC (Duchossois).
Baker Tilly Capital, LLC and Godfrey and Kahn, S.C. served as the exclusive advisors to Systems in connection with this transaction, developing and implementing a tightly orchestrated transaction process, culminating in the successful sale to Huron and Duchossios. The outcome of the transaction matched strategic buyers to the seller with a shared vision of continuing to accomplish the growth goals of the company.
“We were pleased to offer our services to Systems as their financial advisor during this transaction.” Michael Milani, principal with Baker Tilly Capital said. “Our team truly enjoys working closely with business owners as they look to transition their business into new ownership that meets their goals and objectives.”
Edward McGuire, former president and majority owner of Systems said, “We were able to transition Systems Inc. into an ownership group focused on continuing the successful growth of my business.”
Founded in 1961 and headquartered in Germantown, Wisc., Systems is a leading manufacturer of loading dock leveling equipment, truck restraints, and specialty dock equipment. Systems’ manufactures and markets Poweramp ®, DLM ®, and McGuire ® brand equipment from state of the art facilities in Germantown and Malvern, Ark.
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