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Congratuations to PAIRIN

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Congratulations to Michael Simpson and the entire PAIRIN Team for their Colorado Companies to Watch 2017 win!  The Forbes M+A Group is a proud CTTW sponsor and PAIRIN Ambassador.  We were excited to be a part of the celebration and open house this past Friday.  Congrats again on PAIRIN’s success!

The Forbes M+A Group Wins Wealth & Finance Management Award for Best M&A Advisory Firm in Colorado

Company Also Receives Excellence Award for Mid-Market M&A Transactions 2017

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Greenwood Village, CO (September 19, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading financial and transaction advisor, has been named the Best M&A Advisory Firm in Colorado by Wealth & Finance Magazine. The company received an additional Wealth & Money Management award for excellence in mid-market M&A transactions.

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Ted Bellinger Joins The Forbes M&A Group

Mr. Bellinger Adds Extensive Due Diligence and Analysis Experience to the Company’s Expanding Team of Seasoned Advisors

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Q3 2017: The Forbes M&A Group Newsletter

The Forbes M&A Group recently developed its inaugural newsletter for business owners looking to learn more about merger and acquisition transactions. This 8-page newsletter includes valuable information for executives wanting to learn more about selling a company, growing through acquisitions or buying a company. The original articles written by our own team of experienced M&A executives and entrepreneurs include:

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Forbes M+A Announces Successful Acquisition of Professional Services Client, ENVISION Business Consulting

Greenwood Village, CO, United States (July 31, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of its client, Envision Business Consulting. Through a majority investment by Bow River Capital, Envision will be combining with Strong-Bridge Consulting. With deeper service offerings and an extended geographic footprint, the new company is positioned to deliver greater value and benefits to more clients across the country.

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The Forbes M&A Group Wins Advisory Firm of the Year

Award Given by Corporate LiveWire as Part of its 2017 M&A Awards

Greenwood Village, CO (May 10, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce its selection by Corporate LiveWire as the 2017 Boutique Advisory Firm of the Year. The 2017 Merger & Acquisition Awards celebrates the achievements of dealmakers, management teams, financiers and professional advisors across the globe, who, over the past 12 months, have demonstrated excellence in their deal making.

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Max Eckstein Joins The Forbes M&A Group

As Vice President, Eckstein Brings Years of Experience Successfully Helping Clients Meet Their Transaction Goals

Greenwood Village, CO (May 10, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, today announced that Max Eckstein has joined the company as Vice President. In this position, he will help business owners drive value, develop and execute growth strategies, build relationships and successfully close transactions at the highest possible value.

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The Forbes M&A Group Announces Appointment of Blake Shear as Director

Mr. Shear Adds Over 10 Years of Investment Banking Experience to the Company’s Growing Team of Senior-Level Advisors

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The Forbes M+A Group Represents Performance Mobility in Acquisition by United Access

Greenwood Village, Colo., United States (March 9, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce its client, Performance Mobility, has been successfully acquired by United Access of St. Louis, Missouri. The Forbes M+A Group’s President, Bob Forbes, and Managing Director, Bill Nack, served as exclusive financial counsel for this transaction.

“Performance Mobility is a true market leader with a stellar reputation for delivering accessible transportation solutions to locations throughout the West,” said Bill Nack, Managing Director for The Forbes M+A Group. “With the acquisition of Performance Mobility, United Access is strategically positioned to dominate new markets and successfully expand delivery of its adaptive driving solutions. We are extremely pleased to have helped Performance Mobility with this transaction, which advantageously meets the goals of both companies.”

Performance Mobility LogoPerformance Mobility sells new and used wheelchair van conversions and other handicap accessible vehicles in Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. The company improves lives by helping individuals achieve their greatest level of independence and quality of life. Founded in 1989, Performance Mobility has received numerous awards and recognitions including an active member of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) and its quality assurance program, a BraunAbility Presidential Club award winner for four consecutive years, and a member of the Better Business Bureau.

“When it comes to orchestrating successful business acquisitions, The Forbes M+A Group is the clear choice,” said Kevin Durban, former owner of Performance Mobility. “The experienced insights and vigilant service provided by Bob, Bill and the entire team made the selling process smooth and painless. The resulting transaction met our personal and financial goals, while also ensuring our customers will continue to receive outstanding service from one of the industry’s top companies.”

United Access is an industry-leading provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, driving systems, mobility seats, handicap lifts, and other vehicle modifications. The company serves customers in New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois and New York. As a market leader, the company provides the highest quality, safest and most reliable wheelchair vehicle manufacturers’ products including VMI, BraunAbility, and El Dorado handicap vans with ramps or full size vans with wheelchair lifts. In addition to product sales, United Access is a resource center for people with disabilities as well as a non-discriminatory employer for individuals with disabilities.

About The Forbes M+A Group

The Forbes M+A Group is an award-winning Denver, CO-based mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. The firm serves buyers or sellers in middle-market M&A transactions. It applies meticulous attention to detail in helping business owners develop and execute M&A strategy, acquire companies and partner with investor groups for growth, and maximize value in an eventual exit. Senior advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have more than 150 years of combined experience in transactions across a wide variety of industries. For more information on the company, please visit: www.forbesma.com or phone 303-770-6017.

Media Contact: Lisa Holmes +1 (303) 770-6017, lisa@ForbesMA.com

The Forbes M+A Group Represents TouchSource in Acquisition by LK Capital

Greenwood Village, Colo., United States (February 14, 2017) – The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of its client, TouchSource by private-equity firm LK Capital. The Forbes M+A Group’s Managing Director, Bill Nack, and President, Bob Forbes, served as exclusive financial counsel for this transaction.

“TouchSource represents the exact type of company we like to work with in business transactions,” said Bob Forbes, President at The Forbes M+A Group. “TouchSource is the clear market leader, very well run and poised for significant growth. The company’s strong management team and clean, efficient operations added to the company’s value and helped secure a successful outcome that is in the best interest of all parties.”

TouchSourceTouchSource is an industry leader in electronic directory, digital wayfinding, and public access information systems and kiosks. TouchSource systems are in high demand in the commercial office industry, healthcare, education, government and corporate settings. Its systems are designed from the ground up to be easy to install, easy to update, and easy to use. With installations across the US and Canada, TouchSource has unparalleled industry experience and expertise.

“The Forbes M+A Group was recommended to us as a company that would truly partner with us to achieve our goals,” said Mike Franklin, former President of TouchSource. “Its reputation as a partner exceeded our expectations. Bill, Bob and the entire team provided valuable insights, diligence and advice throughout the transaction process. We are very pleased with the resulting transaction.”

LK Capital is an investment office focused on private equity and real estate in Colorado. The acquisition of TouchSource provides LK Capital with the opportunity to take a prosperous business and expand it even further. “With over 5000 installations, TouchSource is a thriving and established business with incredible opportunities for growth,” said Steve Foreman, Managing Director at LK Capital. “We are looking forward to leveraging the company’s leadership position and technology to bring wayfinding technologies to an even broader set of customers and markets.”

About The Forbes M+A Group
The Forbes M+A Group is an award-winning Denver, CO-based mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. The firm serves buyers or sellers in middle-market M&A transactions. It applies meticulous attention to detail in helping business owners develop and execute M&A strategy, acquire companies and partner with investor groups for growth, and maximize value in an eventual exit. Senior advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have more than 150 years of combined experience in transactions across a wide variety of industries. For more information on the company, please visit: www.forbesma.com or phone 303-770-6017.

Media Contact: Lisa Holmes +1 (303) 770-6017, lisa@ForbesMA.com