Caber Hill Announces the Sale of Houston-based LMS, Inc. to Davey Tree

February 13, 2019

For Immediate Release

Caber Hill Advisors announced today that it assisted in the sale of Houston-based LMS, Inc. to Davey Tree. Caber Hill acted as the exclusive sell-side advisor to LMS. The transaction closed in January 2019 and was led by Peter Holton, Caber Hill's Managing Director for the Facilities Services industries.

Founded by Jeff Corcorran in 1986, LMS provides landscape and irrigation maintenance and new construction services to more than 60 commercial properties in the greater Houston area. 

“LMS brings a talented team of professionals, and we are excited to welcome them to the Davey family,” said Dan Joy Executive Vice President of Davey Tree. “Like Davey Tree, LMS provides excellent landscape care while concentrating on the client experience and quality control. Now, we can focus on sharing our mission with the greater Houston area – together.” 

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Caber Hill Announces Q4 Audiology Transactions

February 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

Caber Hill Advisors announced two completed transactions in the audiology industry today. The deals both closed in Q4 2018.

Michigan

Caber Hill assisted it's client, a private equity portfolio company, with a small add-on acquisition in Michigan. This represents the 24th clinic the company purchased in Michigan in 2018, as part of a broader roll-up strategy; Caber Hill has also assisted this same client with acquisitions in Illinois, Indiana, and Arkansas, and is seeking additional add-ons in other states.

Oregon

Caber Hill advised on the sale of an Oregon audiology practice to a regional, privately owned consolidator. Scott Myatt led the transaction for Caber Hill, who acted as the seller's exclusive sell-side advisor. 

Caber Hill Announces the Sale of a Midwest Janitorial Company

October 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

Caber Hill Advisors announced today that it assisted in the sale of a Midwest janitorial company to Anchor Building Services, a Chicago-based janitorial services provider. Peter Holton led the transaction for Caber Hill.

Following the transaction, Tom Prybylo Jr., President of Anchor Building Services, commented that "The reputation and history of the seller was the main attraction for me in our partnership with the company. The owner and his family have built a wonderful business over the years and we are excited to continue the legacy going forward. The accounts the company has worked with over the years provides an avenue to continue to grow Anchor Building Services and to become one of the most dominant players in the Chicago market."

“Of the different possible buyers, I feel Peter Holton brought us the right fit for our multi-generational company," said the seller. "Tom, and his team at Anchor, are committed to allowing our operations staff to continue serving our clients, which provided me the comfort I needed to entrust him with our company, clients and employees.  It's a great way to move into retirement.“

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Eagle Tower Capital Acquires Specialty Sales

September 25, 2018 

For Immediate Release 

Caber Hill Advisors announced today that it assisted in the sale of Specialty Sales, Inc. to Eagle Tower Capital. Caber Hill acted as the exclusive sell-side advisor to Specialty Sales.  

Specialty Sales is a second-generation family business, founded in 1970 by Stewart Holmes and operated for over two decades by his daughter, Karen O’Donnell. The company is a wholesale distributor providing a complete package of hoses, tubing, couplings, fittings, clamps, valves, and related items to a broad range of industries including water treatment, agriculture, lawn care, greenhouses, beverage, fuel, and car wash. 

Craig Castelli, Caber Hill Founder and CEO, led the transaction. “Specialty Sales is the premier distributor of its kind in the Midwest,” said Mr. Castelli. “We are honored that Specialty Sales trusted Caber Hill with the important job of not only closing the transaction, but more importantly doing so with a buyer whose vision aligns so closely with that of the company and the O’Donnell family. We’re very excited for the new owners and are confident that they will carry on the Specialty Sales legacy indefinitely.” 

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Caber Hill Announces the Acquisition of a Midwest Audiology Practice

September 24, 2018

For Immediate Release

Caber Hill announced today that it assisted in the acquisition of a group of audiology and hearing aid clinics with offices in Indiana and Michigan. Caber Hill's client, who shall not be disclosed, is a strategic buyer operating over 60 offices in 5 states. The transaction closed on August 3, 2018, and specific deal terms were not announced.

About Caber Hill Advisors 

Caber Hill Advisors is committed to working with business owners and CEO's to successfully fulfill their personal and professional legacies. We serve small and middle market companies, in very specific verticals, who want to either sell a business or make an acquisition. 

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