WCF Advisors advises Chicago Switchboard on its sale

April 16, 2020

Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce the successful sale of its client, Chicago Switchboard, to CSB Investco, led by Gordon Liao, Roberto Ferranti and Keith Platt.

Chicago Switchboard, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of custom‐engineered electrical power distribution equipment, including switchgear, switchboards and panelboards. Chicago Switchboard has been in the Blomquist family for over 75 years.

“CSB Investco is excited to partner with the Blomquist family and existing management to add value and fuel growth through deep operational and strategic expertise,” said Gordon Liao, Partner of CSB Investco. The family will maintain involvement and is confident that the new ownership group will continue the legacy of customer service, quality and innovation that has defined Chicago Switchboard over the years.

WCF Advisors, LLC, acted as exclusive financial advisor to Chicago Switchboard in connection with the sale.