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October 23, 2017
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors (WCF Advisors) announced today that it has expanded the team with the recent addition of Robert Meyer. In his new position, Meyer will leverage over 15 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance to execute mergers and acquisitions and capital raises for clients. He will be based in WCF Advisors’ Downtown Chicago location.
April 21, 2017
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Ewen Bancshares, Inc. (Ewen) (parent of State Bank of Ewen), to West End Financial Corporation (West End) (parent of Gogebic Range Bank).
March 13, 2017
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently, featuring three experts to talk about mergers and acquisitions.
June 10, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) announced today the successful sale of its client, Farmers State Bank of Sublette (Farmers), to NBE Bancshares, Inc. (Pioneer). Farmers currently operates two full-service banking centers in Sublette, Illinois. The acquisition is expected to boost Pioneer’s assets to $103 million. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
June 2, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, First National Bank of Eagle River (FNBER), to Mackinac Financial Corp. (Mackinac), the parent company of mBank.
June 2, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Franklin Grove Bank (FGB), to Amboy Bancorp, Inc. (Amboy).
May 5, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Chippewa Valley Airport Service, Inc. (CVAS), to Groome Transportation, a family owned Richmond, VA, based provider of transportation services, including airport shuttle and charter services.
May 5, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Skyline Shuttle, Inc. (Skyline), to Groome Transportation (Groome), a family owned Richmond, VA, based provider of transportation services, including airport shuttle and charter services.
April 15, 2016
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of Zander Dental, S.C., to Wolf River Dental, LLC.
February 22, 2016
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently, featuring three expert panelists to explore topics about the M&A market. Panelists included Jeff Milkie.
December 2, 2015
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Product Support Solutions, Inc. (PSS), to Eckoh plc (Eckoh), a publicly traded United Kingdom-based provider of secure payment products and customer service solutions.
August 18, 2015
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently, featuring five expert panelists, including WCF Advisors Jeff Milkie, to explore topics about the M&A market and landscape.
January 22, 2015
Minneapolis metro-based asphalt paving contractor specializing in public and private commercial projects completes a $17.6 million debt transaction.
July 10, 2013
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors LLC (WCF) announced today that its client, Fiberstar, Inc. (Fiberstar) has completed a $10.64 million growth focused debt transaction with Associated Bank, N.A. (Associated Bank) and Spell Capital Mezzanine Partners SBIC, LP (Spell Capital Mezzanine). Proceeds from the capital that was raised will be used to quadruple Fiberstar’s Florida production capacity and as working capital to support Fiberstar’s growth.
October 12, 2011
WCF Advisors LLC announced today that its client, Clinkenbeard & Associates, Inc. (Clinkenbeard), has been acquired by Generation Growth Capital Fund I, LP (GGC). GGC is a Milwaukee-based private equity fund that provides capital to small businesses, supporting a broad range of growth opportunities and ownership transitions.