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CFA Advises Designed Conveyor Systems, Inc. and Express Installation, Inc.

By Kim Levin | Sep 25, 2012

CFA Advises Designed Conveyor Systems, Inc. and Express Installation, Inc.Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), an international middle-market investment banking services firm providing merger and acquisition, business valuation, capital resources, and financial advisory services, announced it advised in the management recapitalization of Designed Conveyor Systems, Inc. and Express Installation, Inc. by Ambassador Enterprises, LLC.

Employing over 75 full time employees, Designed Conveyor Systems and Express Installation, Inc. specialize in the design, manufacture and installation of world-class conveyor systems and material handling solutions for the parcel and distribution industries. Founded on a culture of collaboration and team work, Designed Conveyor Systems prides itself on its long-standing customer relationships, many of which have been in place for more than a decade.  From project inception to completion, Designed Conveyor Systems has industry-leading engineering, project management, fabrication, installation and ongoing support – all under one roof.

When the management team at Designed Conveyor Systems decided to seek a growth partner, Greg McKinley of CFA Nashville led the search for a company whose culture and dedication mirrored that of Designed Conveyor Systems and found such a partner in Ambassador Enterprises.  With Ambassador’s resources and managerial and corporate development capabilities, Designed Conveyor Systems and Express Installation, Inc. are better positioned for future growth.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Ken Wood and the Designed Conveyor Systems management team.   They have built an exceptional business in which both customers and employees are at the top of their priority list,” said Greg McKinley, Managing Director of Corporate Finance Associates in Nashville and lead advisor in the transaction.

 


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