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M&A Capital Market Update Q4 2020

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The Forbes M+A Group Advises Traffic Safety Rentals (TSR) on its Sale to Area Wide Protective (AWP)

Leading provider of rentals and sales for the traffic safety industry

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New Year, New Deals

On January 14th, six panelists, including our own Cassie Dobos, discusses pre- and post-closing integration, sourcing deals, the pathway to closing, wealth planning and management considerations.

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The Forbes M+A Group Advises Automotive Titling Corporation (ATC) on its Sale to Polaris Growth Fund

Leading provider of out-of-state tax, title, and registration (TTR) software as a service (SaaS), data, and related services for the automotive industry

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2021 M&A Outlook

Salt Lake City, UT (December 9, 2020): The Forbes M+A Group hosted a webinar earlier this month alongside intermountain west regional leaders in the private equity, legal advisory and commercial banking space.  The group held a very informative discussion on the 2020 transaction environment, outlook for M&A in 2021 and implications for executives seeking to transact over the coming months. Read more

Digital Gaming Report – Fall 2020

The wild ride that has been the Great Gaming Boom of 2020 continued in Q3 and through the early part of Q4 (as of publishing) with drama, deals, and unprecedented consumer demand. The heavyweight bout between Apple and Epic rages on, while Unity blew away expectations with their IPO, and Microsoft got serious, acquiring ZeniMax (Bethesda). Consumers are scrambling for the Next-Gen consoles and heading into Christmas, the supply / demand curve is horribly askew as PlayStation 5s are selling for over $1k (double retail) on the secondary market as retailers lack inventory and Sony’s production concerns from a few months ago appear to be coming to fruition. Buckle up as this ride is showing no signs of slowing down.” 

JJ Lane – Head of Digital Gaming Group


M&A Capital Market Update Q3 2020


The Forbes M+A Group Advises Evergreen Home Healthcare on its Sale to Aveanna Healthcare a Portfolio Company of Bain Capital

Denver, Colorado (October 29, 2020)The Forbes M+A Group (Forbes), a leading middle market transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce its client, Evergreen Home Healthcare (Evergreen), has successfully been acquired by Aveanna Healthcare, a portfolio company of Bain Capital.

“I am happy to have found such a great team to lead us through this exit. Forbes really took the time to internalize our goals, which varied from shareholder to shareholder, and created a process that met the needs of all of us,” said Aaron Ellsworth, Co-Founder, and CEO of Evergreen Home Healthcare. “The Forbes team was targeted in their marketing and found a buyer that really valued what my partners and I have built, even amidst this challenging environment. We are excited to become a part of Aveanna and are eager to see them take Evergreen to the next level.”

Bill Nack, Managing Director & Partner at Forbes and Evergreen’s lead advisor, states ”It was an honor to represent a client such as Evergreen Home Healthcare,” Mr. Nack added, “Their management team, approach to patient care, and continued growth within their markets was highly attractive to buyers within the home healthcare space. Despite challenges 2020 confronted us with, we were able to drive the process quickly and efficiently from start to finish.”

Blake Shear, Director at Forbes and co-advisor, additionally commented, “Evergreen Home Healthcare’s breadth of services and reputation for exceptional patient care has made them a leader in Colorado,” Mr. Shear stated, “With the acquisition of Evergreen, Aveanna Healthcare will be able to quickly expand market share in this Medicaid friendly state and enable Evergreen to reach new heights.”

About Evergreen Home Healthcare

Evergreen Home Healthcare, LLC is a locally owned and operated company founded in 2007, located on the front range of Colorado. Since 2007, Evergreen Home Healthcare, LLC has helped hundreds of patients of all ages with a multitude of medical needs and conditions, receive the home care they need. Evergreen provides comprehensive home healthcare, including acute care and long-term medical care, specialized pediatric care, and more from compassionate caregivers.

About Aveanna Health Care

Aveanna Healthcare has helped set the standard for highly skilled in-home nursing services, raising the level of clinical expertise in the home care community. Aveanna’s broad range of services expands beyond in-home private duty nursing care to include in-home aide services, respite care, school nurse services, therapies, and rehabilitation.

About Bain Capital

Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms with approximately $105 billion in assets under management that creates a lasting impact for investors, teams, businesses, and communities. Founded in 1984, Bain pioneered a consulting-based approach to private equity investing, partnering closely with management teams to offer insights that challenge conventional thinking, build great businesses, and improve operations.

About The Forbes M+A Group

The Forbes M+A Group, founded in 2004 with offices in Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and Nashville TN, is an award-winning investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, and financial restructuring within the middle market. The group has over 15 years of experience delivering outstanding results for business owners, entrepreneurs, and investors. Advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have 250+ years of combined experience in international transactions across a wide variety of industries. The Forbes M+A Group has been recognized as a leader within the middle market as a regional M&A Firm of the Year for the past 5 years. For more information, please visit us at www.forbesma.com or phone at (303) 770-6017.

Media Contact: Sara Cody | +1 (303) 558-1462 | Sara.Cody@ForbesMA.com