Completed Transactions

While No Guarantee of Future Performance,
JANAS Believes Experience Counts

 

The following are some of the many transactions completed by Janas and its Broker Dealer affiliates.

Sell-Side Assignments

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Sale of Western Exterminator to Rentokil Initial, PLC

Registered Representatives of Janas, through a related broker dealer, were Investment Bankers to Western Exterminator Company in the sale of the operating assets to Rentokil Initial, PLC, a UK public company, for approximately 23 times EBIT. Janas negotiated and structured the transaction, coordinated the closing and acted as Financial Advisor to Western and its Owners.

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Sale of Econo Lube‘N Tune, Inc. to Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc

 

Sale of Econo Lube‘N Tune, Inc. to Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as financial advisors to Econo Lube ‘N Tune, Inc. and its owners and management.

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Sale of Rainmaster Irrigation Systems, Inc. to Toro Corporation

 

Sale of Rainmaster Irrigation Systems, Inc. to Toro Corporation

Janas initiated the transaction, directed negotiations and structure, and acted as financial advisor to the company and its owners.

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Sale of A. Fanticola Companies Inc., Oil Express Inc. and Lube Acquisition, Inc. to Heartland Automotive Services, Inc

 

Sale of A. Fanticola Companies Inc., Oil Express Inc. and Lube Acquisition, Inc. to Heartland Automotive Services, Inc

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as financial advisors to Fanticola and affiliates, combining the second and third largest franchisees to form the largest Jiffy Lube franchisee.

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Sale of Crush Creative, Inc. to Merisel, Inc

 

Sale of Crush Creative, Inc. to Merisel, Inc

Janas Associates initiated, negotiated and structured the sale of assets, coordinated the closing and acted as financial advisors to Crush Creative, Inc. and its owners.

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Sale of Redwood Coast Petroleum, Inc. to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC and PR Oil Company

 

Sale of Redwood Coast Petroleum, Inc. to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC and PR Oil Company

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as Financial Advisors to Redwood Coast Petroleum, Inc. and its owner. Redwood is a petroleum distribution company.

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Sale of Olympic Oil, Ltd. to The Riverside Company

 

Sale of Olympic Oil, Ltd. to The Riverside Company

Janas Associates provided management consulting services and financial advice to the stockholders of Olympic Oil, Ltd.

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Sale of Pervo Paint Company to Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions

 

Sale of Pervo Paint Company to Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions

Janas Associates initiated, negotiated and structured the sale of assets, coordinated the closing and acted as Financial Advisor to Pervo Paint Company, a leading regional manufacturer of road paints, and its owners.

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Sale of Able Card Corporation to First Nations Capital Partners

 

Sale of Able Card Corporation to First Nations Capital Partners

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as Financial Advisors to Able Card Corporation and its owners and management. Able is among the nation’s premiere manufacturers of ANSI/ISO grade, non-secure plastic cards.

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Sale of Anzon Company, Inc. to Micro Precision Swiss, LLC

 

Sale of Anzon Company, Inc. to Micro Precision Swiss, LLC

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as Financial Advisors to Anzon Company, Inc. and its owners and management. Anzon is a manufacturer of orthopedic implants.

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Sale of Molding International & Engineering, Inc. to Solid State Stamping, Inc

 

Sale of Molding International & Engineering, Inc. to Solid State Stamping, Inc

Janas initiated the transaction, directed negotiations and structure, and acted as financial advisor to the company and its owners.

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Sale of Coast Plating, Inc. to The 180 Group. New owner plans an acquisition strategy to expand Coast Plating

 

Sale of Coast Plating, Inc. to The 180 Group. New owner plans an acquisition strategy to expand Coast Plating

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as financial advisors to the company and its owners.

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Sale of 49% of Owens Geotechnical, Inc. to Capri Engineering, LLC

 

Sale of 49% of Owens Geotechnical, Inc. to Capri Engineering, LLC

Janas initiated the transaction, participated in negotiations and served as financial advisers to the company.

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Sale of Poma Distributing Company, Inc., Poma Automated Fueling Co., Inc. and Inland Petroleum Equipment and Repair, Inc. to Management and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC

 

Sale of Poma Distributing Company, Inc., Poma Automated Fueling Co., Inc. and Inland Petroleum Equipment and Repair, Inc. to Management and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC

Janas initiated this transaction, directed the negotiations, and acted as financial advisors to the companies and ownership. Janas arranged financing for the transaction from Comerica Bank.

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Sale of Precision Microcast, Inc. to Dameron Alloy Foundries

 

Sale of Precision Microcast, Inc. to Dameron Alloy Foundries

Janas Associates initiated, negotiated and structured the transaction, coordinated the closing and acted as financial advisors to Precision Microcast, Inc. and its owners.

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Sale of Reservation Center Inc. to onelink4travel

 

Sale of Reservation Center Inc. to onelink4travel

Janas Associates initiated, negotiated and structured the transaction, coordinated the closing and acted as financial advisors to Reservation Center, Inc. and its owners.

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Sale of American Draft Equipment, LLC, to Micro Matic USA, Inc

 

Sale of American Draft Equipment, LLC, to Micro Matic USA, Inc

Janas Associates negotiated sale and terms directly with purchaser of company. Acquisition used 100% Leverage Buy Out funding previously negotiated by us.

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Sale of Divisions of Tom’s Sierra Energy, Inc. dba Sierra Energy

 

Sale of Divisions of Tom’s Sierra Energy, Inc. dba Sierra Energy

Janas Associates acted as advisors to the owner and Sierra and sold six divisions of Sierra to a series of Petroleum Distributors.

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Sale of Superior Tube Pipe Bending & Fabrication Company to Accurate Tube Bending, Inc

 

Sale of Superior Tube Pipe Bending & Fabrication Company to Accurate Tube Bending, Inc

Janas Associates initiated, negotiated and structured this transaction, coordinated the closing, and acted as financial advisors to Superior Tube and its owners.

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Sale of Olympic Oil, Ltd. to The Riverside Company

 

Sale of Olympic Oil, Ltd. to The Riverside Company

Janas Associates provided management consulting services and financial advice to the stockholders of Olympic Oil, Ltd.

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Sale of Lubricating Specialties Company to Senior Management and Vintage Capital Group, LLC

 

Sale of Lubricating Specialties Company to Senior Management and Vintage Capital Group, LLC

Janas Associates represented the majority stockholder and participated in negotiation and closing of the sale of the company to the management in a Management Buy Out (MBO).

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Buy-Side Assignments

 

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Acquisition Strategies for Barksdale Control Products

 

Acquisition Strategies for Barksdale Control Products

Janas Associates consulted the company to define acquisition strategies for success and prepared and presented a Process Training Seminar to senior management.

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Acquisition Initiative for Delta Petroleum, Inc

 

Acquisition Initiative for Delta Petroleum, Inc

Janas Associates initiated contact and negotiations for the potential acquisition of a selected list of lubricant compound / blenders.

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Acquisition of Lake Manufacturing, Inc., by White Hawk Holding Co., Inc

 

Acquisition of Lake Manufacturing, Inc., by White Hawk Holding Co., Inc

Janas Associates initiated this transaction and assisted in the negotiations.

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Acquisition of the Assets of Sellers Petroleum Co., Inc. by Trinity Oil Co., Inc

 

Acquisition of the Assets of Sellers Petroleum Co., Inc. by Trinity Oil Co., Inc

Janas Associates structured the transaction, prepared an income tax model, and negotiated with the sellers.

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Acquisition of the Assets of Plastech Specialties, Inc. by PMD LLC

 

Acquisition of the Assets of Plastech Specialties, Inc. by PMD LLC

Janas Associates determined the structure, negotiated the acquisition, and arranged financing.

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Management Buyout of Western Wholesale Copiers, Inc

 

Management Buyout of Western Wholesale Copiers, Inc

Janas Associates acted as financial advisors to the owners, prepared a business plan, negotiated the buyout, and assisted in structuring financing.

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Management Buyout of Demo Systems, LLCManagement Buyout of Demo Systems, LLC

Janas Associates assisted in negotiations with seller, determined transaction structure, and served as financial advisor to Management.

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Corporate Finance

 

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Mezzanine Financing for Dividend Recapitalization of Lubricating Specialties Company

 

Mezzanine Financing for Dividend Recapitalization of Lubricating Specialties Company

Janas Associates advised in the identification of lenders, preparation of presentations and supported negotiations for a new mezzanine facility as part of the recapitalization of LSC. This loan facility replaced an expiring loan of $12 million with an $18 million mezzanine facility, allowing the owner to receive a dividend distribution.

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Term Loan Facility for MASADA Natural Dead Sea Products

 

Term Loan Facility for MASADA Natural Dead Sea Products

Janas Associates prepared a confidential business review and negotiated terms of term loan financing facility.

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LBO Acquisition Facility for Poma Companies

 

LBO Acquisition Facility for Poma Companies

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LBO Acquisition Loan and Credit Line for Growth Partners, Inc

 

LBO Acquisition Loan and Credit Line for Growth Partners, Inc

Janas Associates initiated contact between borrower and lender, and provided initial financial and other target company information.

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Credit Line, Equity, and Licensing Agreement for Safe Environment Engineering

 

Credit Line, Equity, and Licensing Agreement for Safe Environment Engineering

Janas Associates initiated and negotiated the bank credit line and served as financial advisor to Safe Environment Engineering, LLC, in equity and licensing agreement terms.

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Term Loan and Credit Facilities for Avia Painting, Inc. (Now Avia Industries, Inc.)

 

Term Loan and Credit Facilities for Avia Painting, Inc. (Now Avia Industries, Inc.)

Janas Associates prepared the confidential business review, identified the lender, and negotiated terms.

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Term Loan and Credit Line Facilities for Trinity Oil Co., Inc

 

Term Loan and Credit Line Facilities for Trinity Oil Co., Inc

Janas Associates structured the transaction, and negotiated with the lender.

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Export Financing for Tandis, Inc

 

Export Financing for Tandis, Inc

Janas Associates prepared a confidential business review and obtained Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) financing through East-West Bank to fund the manufacture of an Identity Card manufacturing system for the People’s Republic of China.

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Term Loan Facility for Insight Software

 

Term Loan Facility for Insight Software

Janas Associates updated the strategic plan, identified the lender, and negotiated term financing.

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