Mesirow Financial Advises Peak Technologies, Inc., a Portfolio Company of Platinum Equity, on its Sale to Keystone Capital, Inc.
Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Peak Technologies, Inc. ("PEAK" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, a Beverly Hills, CA-based private equity firm, in its sale to Keystone Capital, Inc. ("Keystone").
Based in Columbia, MD, PEAK is the leading systems integrator of supply chain automation and inventory management solutions and services to Fortune 500 multi-national organizations and mid-market enterprises throughout North America. PEAK has developed an excellent reputation within the industry, where it differentiates itself by providing single source, end-to-end solutions for its customers.
Ross Young, chief executive officer of PEAK, commented, "Mesirow Financial's professionals did a great job executing the sale to Keystone. Their knowledge and guidance was instrumental in generating a competitive process and ultimately closing the transaction."
Rocky Pontikes, managing director of Mesirow Financial, added, "We are pleased to have served as financial advisor to PEAK and Platinum Equity in this transaction. PEAK will serve as a strong platform for growth, and Mesirow Financial's experience and relationships within the industry allowed us to pair them with a knowledgeable financial sponsor that is committed to growing the Company."
The transaction represents another successful assignment completed by Mesirow Financial's Investment Banking group.
About Platinum Equity
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, logistics, metals services, manufacturing and distribution.
About Keystone Capital, Inc.
Keystone Capital, Inc. is a private investment firm based in Deerfield, Illinois that manages in excess of $200 million in investment capital. Formed in 1994, its mission is to acquire and build a portfolio of exceptionally high quality, mid-sized businesses that are leaders in their niche markets. Keystone is differentiated by its investment timeline of 10+ years and its willingness to enter into true operating partnerships with the professional management teams of the companies it acquires.
Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any Mesirow investment vehicle(s). Mesirow Financial, Inc. is not affiliated with Peak Technologies, Inc., Platinum Equity, Keystone Capital, Inc., or their affiliates. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Mesirow refers to Mesirow Financial Holdings, Inc. and its divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates. Securities offered through Mesirow Financial, Inc. member FINRA, SIPC.