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About JOBS Group

JOBS Group is a provider of commercial building maintenance and restoration services, including window cleaning, metal and stone maintenance, elevator cab interior refurbishing, and façade maintenance/waterproofing. It is based in Houston, Texas.

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7777 Parnell St.

Houston, Texas, 77021,

United States

888-892-2006

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Keystone Capital – A Chicago-Based Investment Firm

Jan 20, 2022

Brian C. Chung joined Keystone Capital in 2007 and serves as Chief Financial & Compliance Officer of the firm with primary responsibility for portfolio company finance, accounting and compliance support and acquisition financial due diligence. Prior to Keystone Brian was Chief Financial Officer of Ultra Care, Inc. where he also served on the Board of Directors. His previous experience includes over 10 years in public accounting, with Stoy Hayward in London, and Crowe Chizek in Chicago as a manager in the audit and mergers & acquisitions departments. He also worked in the due diligence group of Sanwa Business Credit’s commercial finance department. Education Kent P. Dauten co-founded Keystone Capital in 1994 and serves as a Chairman of the firm. As part of Keystone, Kent served as the C.E.O. and President of the firm’s first portfolio company, Record Masters, building it into the nation’s leading healthcare records management company. After the merger of this business into Iron Mountain, he served as the President of their Healthcare Division. Kent’s previous experience includes fifteen years with First Chicago Venture Capital and its spin-off Madison Dearborn Partners, Inc., a multi-billion dollar private equity firm which he also co-founded. With these firms he completed investments in 28 companies in various industries, including food processing, healthcare services and industrial manufacturing. Education Erik Gernant joined Keystone Capital in 2015. During his time at Keystone, Erik took on a temporary full-time role with CONSOR Engineers, a Keystone portfolio company in the infrastructure engineering sector. At CONSOR, Erik was responsible for leading the acquisition efforts, coordinating integration workstreams, and supporting the executive team in a variety of ways. Now back at Keystone full-time, Erik is closely involved in growing the firm’s presence in the engineering, construction, and professional services sectors. Previously, Erik worked as an investment banking analyst and associate in the technology group at JMP Securities where he focused on merger and acquisition advisory and public equity offerings. Education Scott L. Gwilliam co-founded Keystone Capital in 1994 and serves as a Managing Partner of the firm with primary responsibility for our investment activities. Scott served as the Chief Financial Officer of the firm’s first portfolio company, Record Masters, from its founding in 1995 through its sale to Iron Mountain in 1997. Prior to Keystone, Scott was a member of the investment banking and corporate finance department at Kidder, Peabody & Company where he was actively involved in initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations. He also worked for Madison Dearborn Partners, Inc., a leading Chicago private equity firm, as well as with several entrepreneurial businesses in various roles. Education Bill A. Sommerschield joined Keystone Capital in 2014 and serves as a Managing Director of the firm with a primary focus on Keystone’s investment activities. Prior to joining Keystone, Bill was a Vice President at Lake Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm, where he focused on the firm’s investment activities and served on the Board of Directors of Engine Group, ORC International, HMI, and Addison Group. Bill also worked in the investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse where he was actively involved in mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity financings in the business services, industrial, and education industries. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Bill was a Co-Founder of Wonder LLC, an experiential children’s retail company, where he led concept development, strategic and financial planning, and capital raising activities. Education January 2022 Keystone Capital (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Movilitas (“Movilitas”) has been acquired by Engineering USA, the North American subsidiary of the Engineering Group. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Movilitas is an industry leader in digital supply chain and digital manufacturing consulting services and solutions. Keystone initially invested in Movilitas in 2013. Throughout the ownership period, Keystone and Movilitas partnered to significantly grow the business both organically and through strategic acquisitions in the U.S. and Europe. Movilitas represents another example of Keystone’s commitment in investing in the Business and Professional Services sector. “We are extremely appreciative for the hard work, dedication and commitment from the Movilitas management team in building a market leading business and delivering a great outcome for shareholders” commented Scott Gwilliam, Managing Partner of Keystone. “We wish the Movilitas management team the best for their new chapter.” “During our hold period, we worked with Movilitas to expand and enhance the management team, including bringing in CEO Ross Young, who Keystone had previously partnered with at Peak-Ryzex. We are proud of the work we accomplished along with the Movilitas management team to accelerate organic growth and execute strategic acquisitions to expand market share, geographic reach and service offerings to our enterprise clients,” said Chaoran Jin, Managing Director of Keystone. Ross Young, Chief Executive Officer of Movilitas added, “The team at Keystone has been a great business partner for Movilitas. They found the perfect balance of providing guidance paired with autonomy that enabled our management team to successfully drive the agreed upon strategic and financial initiatives. With Keystone’s counsel, we also found the right strategic partner in Engineering Group as part of the Industries eXcellence Global division for the next chapter of our growth.” Investment banking services were provided to Movilitas and Keystone by Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc., and legal services were provided to Movilitas and Keystone by Honigman LLP. About Movilitas Movilitas is a global consulting services and solutions company helping enterprises transform their business to meet the demands of today's dynamic economy. Movilitas is recognized as a long-standing trusted SAP partner and strategic advisor for digital supply chain transformation. The company’s industry expertise and accelerators for SAP solutions and applications, such as Movilitas.Cloud, help businesses to future-proof operations, maintain compliance and realize new growth opportunities. January 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, ClearWater Solutions, LLC (“CWS”), has acquired Midwest Water Operations, LLC (“MWO”), a Missouri-based provider of outsourced operations & maintenance services for water and wastewater facilities. The combined business serves municipalities and private utilities in 12 states with approximately 400 employees across the greater Southeastern United States. “This partnership is an incredible opportunity for our organizations to enhance our combined service offerings and draw on a larger footprint to better serve these communities which we are so passionate about,” Steve Cawood, CEO of CWS commented. “We believe this merger will accelerate our organic expansion and provide additional career development and growth opportunities for our people,” remarked Rick Ailiff, President of CWS. “We are thrilled to be joining forces with the people at CWS. It has been a pleasure getting to know one another throughout this process, and we see many similarities in how these two organizations operate,” noted Ben Kuenzel, President of MWO. “MWO has historically been focused on O&M for private water and wastewater utilities. With CWS, not only can we serve private utilities across a broader geographic footprint, but we also see tremendous opportunity to serve municipal clients in our key states,” added Terry Merritt, Vice President of MWO. “We are incredibly excited about the joint vision CWS and MWO share – to become a leading operations & maintenance company that serves as a true extension of the communities in which we live” said Erik Gernant, Vice President of Keystone. “This combination helps ensure both organizations have the resources and scale to achieve their vision, ambitiously grow, provide opportunities for their employees, and better serve their communities in new and exciting ways.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Legal counsel was provided to CWS and Keystone by Honigman LLP. December 2021 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed an investment partnership with VDA, Inc. (“VDA” or “the Company”), a market leader in providing technical consulting and inspection services to the elevator and vertical transportation ("VT") industry. VDA’s client base includes leading real estate owners, developers and end users across the United States. Operating over a history spanning 40+ years, VDA is headquartered in East Hanover, NJ and has grown to include 30+ offices across the country. VDA specializes in all types of vertical transportation services, including elevator/escalator/lift modernization, new construction, maintenance evaluations, mandated inspections, and general consulting for a variety of end markets. For more information on VDA, visit www.vdassoc.com . “Our partnership with Keystone could not have been completed at a better time,” remarked Mike Smith, CEO of VDA. “We believe there is great opportunity for further growth and consolidation in our market, and that with Keystone, VDA is well positioned to play a leadership role in this consolidation.” Rob Cuzzi, President of VDA, added: “We envision expanding VDA’s capabilities beyond our core services into complimentary consulting services valued by our clients. With the long-term and patient model that Keystone espouses, we will be even better positioned to capitalize on these opportunities.” VDA represents Keystone’s fifth platform investment in the building sciences consulting and engineering services industry. “VDA is an ideal fit with Keystone’s experience in the building sciences and inspection industries,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “We are proud to be associated with VDA, a long-standing leader in the vertical transportation consulting market, and look forward to further our shared goal of building on VDA’s successful legacy.” VDA will be actively seeking acquisition opportunities in the building sciences consulting and inspection industry as add-on acquisitions. Parties with knowledge of relevant potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. Contact Information October 2021 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, MERGE, has acquired Perkuto, a leading provider of marketing operations services and software solutions primarily within Marketo and Workato software platforms. The addition of Perkuto expands MERGE’s marketing operations and marketing technology platform capabilities while also deepening the combined company’s partnership with Adobe. The combined company will have more than 725 employees across eight locations in North America. Perkuto is a premier marketing operations agency that helps enterprise and high-growth organizations such as Facebook, Adobe, Sony Biotechnology and Siemens, expand marketing capacity, implement Marketo best practices, and resolve integration challenges with Workato. Perkuto is an Adobe Platinum Partner with Marketo Engage Specialization and a Workato Gold Partner. In addition to the company’s service offerings, Perkuto has developed two proprietary software products, Jeto and Digesto, which augment the core Marketo software. The company is headquartered in Montreal and has employees throughout Canada and the United States. For more information on Perkuto, please visit Perkuto.com . The acquisition bolsters MERGE’s offerings within marketing technology platforms as well as adding additional expertise within the technology client vertical. In turn, MERGE offers Perkuto and its client partners increased creative, executional and technology development capabilities. Combined, the entities offer a 360-degree view of multiple markets with deep expertise within the healthcare, financial services, technology, and consumer verticals. “Getting marketing technology platforms to work in concert is a challenge for senior marketing and digital executives,” said Patrick Venetucci, Chief Executive Officer of MERGE. “Uniting Perkuto’s Marketo expertise with MERGE’s content management system expertise elevates our ability to merge storytelling and technology such that it converts traffic to transactions for clients.” All members of the MERGE and Perkuto executive teams will remain in leadership positions with Patrick Venetucci serving as Chief Executive Officer of the combined company, which will operate under the MERGE brand. MERGE is an independent, integrated marketing and technology development agency with deep domain expertise in the healthcare, financial services, and consumer verticals. MERGE combines historically marketing-oriented capabilities (brand strategy, performance marketing, omni-channel campaign execution, content creation, programmatic media, and reporting & data visualization) with a strong technology and development-focused offering (digital strategy, customer experience & design, marketing stack software implementation, and custom software development). The combined business will be headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Kansas City, New York, Los Angeles, and Montreal. For more information please visit MERGEworld.com . Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Legal counsel was provided to MERGE and Keystone by Honigman LLP. Perkuto was advised by MergerTech Group, LLC. Contact Information August 2021 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, MERGE, has acquired Blue Moon Digital, Inc. (“Blue Moon Digital”), a leading performance marketing, data science, and digital agency based in Denver. This acquisition significantly enhances MERGE’s performance marketing and data science capabilities and deepens the firm’s retailer and pharma vertical expertise. The combined company will have more than 650 employees across seven locations in the United States. Blue Moon Digital is a leading performance marketing, data science, and digital agency with a focus on driving traffic and transactions for their clients. They bring a full suite of performance marketing offerings ranging from digital strategy, paid media, email, SEO, analytics, data science and marketplaces. Blue Moon Digital is also a two-time partner of the year for Domo with deep data capabilities around media mix modeling, attribution, and demand forecasting. They have an impressive client roster including: Astellas, Kate Spade, the North Face, and TransUnion among others. For more information on Blue Moon Digital, please visit Bluemoondigital.co . The acquisition bolsters MERGE’s offerings within performance marketing and data science as well as adding additional expertise within the consumer vertical, particularly within apparel. In turn, MERGE offers Blue Moon Digital and its client partners increased creative, executional and technology development capabilities. Combined, the entities offer a 360-degree view of multiple markets with deep expertise within the healthcare, financial services, and consumer verticals. “At a time when businesses are rapidly adopting an e-commerce mindset, Blue Moon Digital’s strategic performance marketing expertise augments MERGE’s digital capabilities and expands our consumer practice,” said Patrick Venetucci, Chief Executive officer of MERGE. “Fusing Blue Moon Digital’s command of e-commerce and data analytics with MERGE’s content and technology capabilities facilitates our ability to drive traffic and transactions for clients in a powerful way and differentiates MERGE as an agency partner.” “Blue Moon Digital is a terrific complement to MERGE providing advanced performance marketing and data science capabilities to an impressive roster of world-class, industry-leading clients. We look forward to watching their success as they collaborate to serve clients across their spectrum of storytelling and technology capabilities.” commented Bill Sommerschield, Managing Director at Keystone. All members of the MERGE and Blue Moon Digital executive teams will remain in leadership positions with Patrick Venetucci serving as Chief Executive Officer of the combined company, which will operate under the MERGE brand. MERGE is an independent, integrated marketing and technology development agency with deep domain expertise in the healthcare, financial services, and consumer verticals. MERGE combines historically marketing-oriented capabilities (brand strategy, performance marketing, omni-channel campaign execution, content creation, programmatic media, and reporting & data visualization) with a strong technology and development-focused offering (digital strategy, customer experience & design, marketing stack software implementation, and custom software development). The combined business will be headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Kansas City, New York, and Orange County. For more information, please visit MERGEworld.com . Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Legal counsel was provided to MERGE and Keystone by Honigman LLP. Blue Moon Digital was advised by Garros Group, LLC and Fortis Law Partners, LLC. Please see the link to our external press release. Contact Information June 2021 Keystone Capital Management, LP (“Keystone” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce that it has held a first and final close of its debut institutional fund, Keystone Capital Fund II, LP (“Fund II”), with $420 million of capital commitments. In line with its history of investing personal capital and its commitment to alignment of interests across all stakeholders, the principals of Keystone collectively represent the largest single investor in Fund II. Founded in 1994 by Kent Dauten and Scott Gwilliam, Keystone has historically operated as an entrepreneurial holding company, utilizing the personal capital of its partners to acquire high quality, market-leading businesses. Over the course of its history, Keystone has completed over 110 acquisitions across a wide range of sectors including engineering & technical services, tech-enabled services, commercial services & engineered products, and food & beverage manufacturing. Keystone intends to continue the strategy it has employed over the past twenty-seven years with the goal of creating long-term value by creatively building great businesses. “The decision to raise outside capital was a natural step in our evolution and we have been truly humbled by the support we have received from our new investors,” noted Kent Dauten, Chairman of Keystone. “We are thrilled to be partnering with such a reputable group of like-minded investors who support our long-term, patient capital strategy.” “We are incredibly excited about the future of Keystone,” added Scott Gwilliam, Managing Partner. “With Fund II, we look forward to continuing our approach of providing operational and growth-oriented support to business owners and management teams, while also serving as a thoughtful, diligent steward of third-party capital.” Keystone has completed its first two platform investments for Fund II through its recent partnerships with Inspire11 and ClearWater Solutions. The Firm has also been active with its existing portfolio, completing ten add-on acquisitions in the fourth quarter of 2020 and recently announcing the sale of two platform investments, Peak-Ryzex and JOBS Group. Kirkland & Ellis LLP provided legal counsel on the fundraise for Fund II. Contact Information April 2021 Keystone Capital, Inc. is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Peak-Ryzex, Inc. (Peak) has been acquired by Sole Source Capital, LLC. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Keystone originally invested in Peak in October 2011, a leading provider of automatic identification, data capture (“AIDC”) and factory automation solutions. Keystone and Peak subsequently completed six add-on acquisitions over the past nine years significantly growing the size of the business and establishing it as the industry leader. Peak represents another successful investment for Keystone within its Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Services efforts. Founded in 1981, Peak delivers innovative automated data collection solutions to Fortune 500 customers along with small and medium-sized businesses, providing critical technology that allows businesses to become more efficient and responsive. Peak is a technology systems integrator of barcoding, data collection, and factory automation equipment, delivering innovative digital supply chain and mobile workforce solutions across North America and Europe. Peak is headquartered in Columbia, MD and has seven locations in the US and two in the U.K. “We are extremely appreciative for the hard work, dedication and commitment from the Peak management team in building a market leading business and delivering a successful outcome for shareholders” commented Chaoran Jin, Managing Director of Keystone. “We wish the Peak management team the best for their new chapter with Sole Source.” Juliann Larimer, Chief Executive Officer of Peak-Ryzex added, “Over the last 9+ years Keystone has been a true partner to Peak in every sense of the word, from sourcing acquisitions through helping to shore up our operations, enabling us to drive record profits and growth. As important, together we have built a “customer-first” culture that is ready to take the business to the next level, and our successful exit is a reflection of that partnership in action.” Investment banking services were provided to Peak and Keystone by Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc., and legal services were provided by Honigman LLP. Contact Information April 2021 Keystone Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company JOBS Group (JOBS) has been merged with Valcourt Building Services (Valcourt), which recently received a growth equity investment from private investment firm Littlejohn & Co. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Keystone formed JOBS in June 2019 after its initial investment in Jobs Building Services, LLC, a leading commercial window cleaning and facility maintenance provider in Houston, TX. Keystone subsequently completed three add-on acquisitions to JOBS over the course of the next 18 months, approximately doubling the size of the business. JOBS represents another successful investment for Keystone within its Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Services efforts. Based in Houston, TX, JOBS specializes in high-rise façade maintenance including window cleaning and waterproofing, metal surface maintenance, elevator cab interior refurbishment, and other related property maintenance services. The JOBS portfolio of companies operates under the AMST, April Building Services, EDS, JOBS Building Services, and Scottie’s Building Services trade names, primarily in Texas and the Carolinas. Established in 1986 and headquartered in McLean, VA, Valcourt provides a full range of recurring and essential exterior building maintenance services that require vertical access capabilities, including window cleaning, waterproofing and safety services to Class-A commercial offices, high-rise residential condominiums, hospitality businesses, healthcare facilities and other clients. Valcourt received an investment from Littlejohn & Co. LLC in January 2021. “We are extremely happy with the outcome of the JOBS investment,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone. “We wish Eric Crabb and the JOBS management team the best for their new chapter with the Littlejohn and Valcourt teams.” Keystone has retained a minority equity interest in the combined Valcourt / JOBS business. Eric Crabb, Chief Executive Officer of JOBS Group added, “Keystone was a terrific partner for JOBS and our partnership with Keystone was strong. We are excited, however, to work with the experienced team at Valcourt and bring together leading building services brands in the U.S.” Investment banking services were provided to JOBS and Keystone by Truist Securities, and legal services were provided to JOBS and Keystone by Honigman LLP. Contact Information (312) 219-7974 January 2021 Keystone Capital (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, KENDELL, has completed the acquisition of Watson Security Group, a leader in electronic access control integration and mechanical security services based in Seattle, WA. KENDELL is a leader in the commercial door and door hardware distribution industry based in Minneapolis, MN. The acquisition of Watson is a strategic extension of KENDELL’s core door openings distribution market position into the aftermarket service industry and reinforces KENDELL’s commitment to providing full-service, full-lifecycle solutions to its client base. Additionally, the acquisition further solidifies KENDELL’S leading market position in the Pacific Northwest, complementing its existing door and door hardware distribution business in Tacoma, WA. “Watson represents an intriguing strategic move for KENDELL,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “This acquisition will enable KENDELL to provide more value-add and full lifecycle solutions to clients, as well as further differentiate KENDELL from competition.” Watson Security is KENDELL’s third add-on acquisition since partnering with Keystone in April 2019. KENDELL is actively seeking additional acquisition opportunities and parties with knowledge of potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone Capital. Areas of interest for additional add-on acquisitions include: (i) commercial door and door hardware distribution, (ii) electronic security and access control integration, and (iii) commercial locksmiths and physical access / door service organizations. Contact Information January 2021 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed a strategic investment in Inspire11 (“Inspire” or “the Company”), a leading digital transformation and technology innovation consultancy with more than 200 employees across offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Atlanta as well as offshore development centers in Macedonia and Kosovo. Through a unique combination of strategy and development expertise, Inspire helps clients better leverage modern technology infrastructure, data science, and experience design to transform their business. The Company’s capabilities span the full lifecycle of a client’s digital transformation journey and include digital strategy consulting, infrastructure & data architecture implementation, custom development, data science & monetization, and digital product ideation & creation. Inspire delivers its solutions to Fortune 500 clients across market sectors with specific expertise in healthcare, financial services, and food & beverage. In 2020, Inspire11 was recognized in the Inc. 5000 list as the #10 fastest growing business, and #1 fastest growing services business, in the United States over the past three years. Alban Mehmeti, Co-Founder and CEO, noted, “We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Keystone. Our shared entrepreneurial culture and Keystone’s patient investment philosophy are a perfect fit for our people and clients.” “Keystone’s deep understanding of our business and their financial support will enable us to pursue exciting new growth initiatives and continue to capitalize on the broad market shift towards adopting modern technology infrastructure and data monetization”, added Hans Nelson, Co-Founder and President. “Keystone is delighted to partner with Inspire11 to help them build on their incredible success bringing a truly differentiated approach to technology consulting to an enviable group of clients,” commented Bill Sommerschield, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “We see tremendous opportunity ahead for Inspire to continue to scale and develop through internal growth and talent development initiatives, as well as select complementary acquisitions.” Co-Founders Alban Mehmeti, Hans Nelson, and Kevin Schaffer will continue to lead the business forward. For more information on Inspire11, please visit inspire11.com . Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. In connection with this transaction, senior debt financing was provided by Wintrust Bank, legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman, and legal counsel was provided to Inspire11 by Jones Day. Contact Information January 2021 Keystone Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company JOBS Group has completed two add-on acquisitions, Scottie’s Building Services (“Scottie’s”) and Exterior Diagnostic Services (“EDS”). Headquartered in Houston, JOBS is a leading provider of commercial building maintenance and restoration services, including window cleaning, metal and stone maintenance, elevator cab interior refurbishing, and façade maintenance/waterproofing. Established in 1986, Scottie’s and EDS are headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Scottie’s is a leading provider of commercial window cleaning, pressure washing, glass & metal restoration, and high dusting services. EDS is a leading provider of waterproofing and façade restoration  services for commercial and industrial applications and will complement JOBS’ exterior restoration services group. Scottie’s and EDS will significantly expand the geographic footprint, service capabilities, and management depth of JOBS. JOBS Group is actively seeking bolt-on acquisition opportunities within niche areas of the commercial facilities services and maintenance industry. Targeted services include window cleaning, pressure washing, façade maintenance, waterproofing, metal and architectural surface maintenance, elevator maintenance, and parking surface maintenance. Parties with knowledge of acquisition opportunities that may fit the JOBS Group strategy are encouraged to contact Keystone Capital. “We’re excited about the prospects of a ‘one plus two equals four’ combination in the case of JOBS, Scottie’s, and EDS,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director, Keystone Capital. “This transaction is a critical step on our path to building a national commercial façade and surface maintenance platform and adds significantly to the depth of our capabilities and team.” Contact Information June 2020 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed an investment partnership with Jobs Building Services, LLC (d/b/a “JOBS” or “the Company”), a Houston-based niche facilities services provider focused on commercial properties. Founded in 1970, JOBS operates under the “JOBS” and “AMST” trade names and specializes in high-rise façade maintenance (including window cleaning and waterproofing), metal surface maintenance, elevator cab interior refurbishment, and other related property maintenance services. JOBS has built a market-leading position in the Houston market for its services based on a reputation for safety, reliability, and quality of work. The Company counts the area’s leading property management firms, building owners, and corporations as its clientele. For more information on JOBS, please visit www.jobs-amst.com . Keystone and JOBS are pleased to announce two exciting new events since the completion of our platform investment in June 2019. In December, JOBS completed the acquisition of April Building Services, Inc. (“April”), a leading provider of façade maintenance services in the Dallas-Ft. Worth market. Founded in 1988, April is led by Donald Brown (President) and Tony Schiber (Vice President). Secondly, Keystone and JOBS are pleased to welcome Eric Crabb as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2020. Mr. Crabb has a wealth of facilities services experience, having most recently served as Executive Managing Director with Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to his role at Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Crabb served as CEO of QSI Facilities which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield in January 2019. Mr. Crabb also has over 10 years of facility services experience in managerial roles at ABM Industries. Current CEO and Founder LaRue Coleman will be assuming the role of Chairman of the Board, in which he will continue to have strategic involvement with key customers as well as the Company’s acquisition strategy. “There is great opportunity for consolidation in our industry,” noted Mr. Coleman. “As such, our goal was to find a financial partner and management structure to enable our company to lead this consolidation but also to protect what has made our company successful. We believe we have found an ideal partner in Keystone and an ideal CEO to lead us through this next phase in Eric Crabb. We’re also pleased to welcome Don, Tony and the entire April team to our platform and excited about the potential synergies that this partnership can create for our collective client base.” “I am thrilled to be joining JOBS and am looking forward to helping continue the legacy that LaRue and his team have built over the last 50 years. JOBS has an existing leadership team with a deep breadth of both industry and company experience, having them remain a part of the next phase of transformation will be incredibly instrumental. Additionally, having an equity partner like Keystone, who understands the industry and has a proven track record of building great companies, will be a significant advantage. I started my career in Houston almost 20 years ago, so getting a chance to come back and work with the all the outstanding CRE individuals in the market is a real bonus for me personally, ” commented Mr. Crabb. “Keystone is excited to partner with LaRue Coleman, Eric Crabb and the team at JOBS,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “JOBS has a stellar reputation in their market which we are committed to protecting. At the same time, we see great opportunity to grow the business substantially, and the entire management team shares that goal.” JOBS is actively seeking bolt-on acquisition opportunities within niche areas of the commercial facilities services and maintenance industry. Parties with knowledge of potential investment opportunities in these segments are strongly encouraged to contact Jason Van Zant or Kevin Overby at Keystone Capital. Terms of these transactions are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing has been provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by Honigman LLP. Contact Information March 2020 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, MERGE, has completed the acquisition of the Sandbox Group (“Sandbox”), a leading independent, full-service, strategic and digital agency based in Chicago. The combination forms one of the largest independent agencies in North America with more than 600 employees in seven locations across the United States and Canada. Keystone initially acquired MERGE, a premium creative technology agency, in December 2018. The Company’s capabilities include business & digital strategy, marketing execution, analytics, experience design, technology development, and media services. MERGE delivers customer engagement solutions across market sectors with specific expertise in healthcare and financial services. MERGE is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Boston and Atlanta. For more information on MERGE, please visit Mergeworld.com . Sandbox is a leading independent, full-service agency which helps companies accelerate growth and drive business transformation. Sandbox has an impressive client roster which includes: Abbott Diabetes, American Express, Boston Scientific, Sprint, and LG among others. The agency operates from five locations across the United States and Canada: Chicago, New York, Kansas City, Toronto, and Orange County. For more information on Sandbox, please visit Sandbox.com . For several years MERGE and Sandbox have been on parallel paths building agencies that promote health, wealth, and happiness. Combined, the entities offer a true 360-degree view of multiple markets with deep expertise within the healthcare and financial services verticals. Joining forces will provide all clients stronger advanced digital capabilities, specifically in areas such as performance marketing and experience design. “Many CMOs are seeking to simultaneously elevate their brand and drive business growth, but efforts are often disjointed and diametrically opposed. The partnership of MERGE and Sandbox balances brand building and demand building marketing capabilities as a remedy to those challenges,” said Patrick Venetucci, Chief Executive Officer of MERGE. “Uniting our complementary digital capabilities, MERGE is now even better positioned to help catapult our clients to the top of their categories.” “Sandbox is a terrific complement to MERGE rounding out our healthcare vertical with deep pharma expertise, providing advanced performance marketing capabilities, and adding shopper marketing through their work with Sprint and LG. We look forward to aligning the agencies more closely in the coming months and watching their success as they collaborate to serve clients.” commented Bill Sommerschield, Managing Director at Keystone. All of the members of the MERGE and Sandbox executive teams will remain in leadership positions with Patrick Venetucci serving as Chief Executive Officer of the newly combined company, which will operate under the MERGE brand. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Legal counsel was provided to MERGE and Keystone by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. Sandbox was advised by Lincoln International in connection with this transaction. Contact Information February 2020 The PharmaLex Group (“PharmaLex”), a leading specialist provider of development consulting and scientific affairs, regulatory affairs and pharmacovigilance, has completed the acquisition of Arbour Group, LLC (“Arbour” or “the Company”) from Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Arbour is a leading provider of regulatory compliance solutions for the global life sciences industry. The Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and has sales offices throughout North America along with global regulatory delivery centers in Dubai, UAE and Manila, Philippines. “Arbour Group is a well-recognized service provider with excellent reputation in the regulatory compliance market”, explained Dr Thomas Dobmeyer, CEO PharmaLex. “Their specialist expertise will enable us to drive business in the US whilst allowing us to expand our quality management and compliance service line worldwide. In addition it supports one of our key focus of developing connected health solutions to help customers drive efficiency gains within their own operations,” he added. Senior management team members Alexander Patterson, Ahsan Raza, and Christopher McNally will be continuing in their current operating roles and as shareholders in Arbour post-closing. “The merger with PharmaLex provides Arbour the ability to deliver broad-spectrum regulatory and pharmaceutical service offerings, which our global customer base is demanding as their operating environments become increasingly complex,” noted Alexander Patterson, Founder and CEO of Arbour Group. “We are delighted to be partnered with an organization that shares the values and market reputation, which we have maintained with our customers throughout our 23-year history.” “We are pleased with the outcome of the Arbour/PharmaLex transaction, as we believe that these organizations will be a terrific fit in a rapidly evolving industry. We wish both teams the best of luck with the combination,” noted Jason Van Zant, Managing Director, Keystone Capital. Legal counsel was provided to Keystone and Arbour by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP, and Fairmount Partners served as Keystone and Arbour’s financial advisor. McDermott Will & Emery LLP served as PharmaLex’s legal counsel, and Rödl Langford de Kock LLP provided tax and accounting advice. Contact Information January 2020 Keystone Capital, Inc. ("Keystone"), a Chicago-based private investment firm, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company The Greeley Company (“Greeley”) has been acquired by The Chartis Group (“Chartis”). Chartis provides comprehensive advisory services and analytics to the healthcare industry. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Greeley is a leading provider of clinical effectiveness, regulatory compliance, CMS remediation, and physician and medical staff services. Having served over 2,000 organizations nation-wide, Greeley's areas of expertise include clinical practice optimization, medical staff alignment, regulatory compliance and quality, accreditation, and credentialing and privileging. The Greeley sale completed an active year for Keystone which saw the firm close four platform investments, four add on acquisitions, and two divestitures. Over the course of Keystone’s investment in Greeley the business completed a strategic add on acquisition, expanded the leadership team, invested in technology to streamline processes, and significantly increased both revenue and earnings. “We enjoyed partnering closely with management during our tenure together and we believe this is a great next step for Greeley and the team,” commented David Greer, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. Greeley and Keystone were represented by Lincoln International in the transaction. Legal advice was provided by Honigman, LLP. Contact Information January 2020 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce the formation of Foundation Dental Partners (“Foundation”), an Alpharetta, Georgia based dental support organization which has been founded to provide doctor-owners with a unique, dentist-friendly partnership alternative. Keystone is excited to build Foundation alongside CEO Adam Ditto who brings 15+ years of dental management experience. As part of its formation, Foundation has partnered with two general dentistry practices in metro Atlanta and South Carolina which will continue to operate under their respective brand names while leveraging strategic, administrative, and back office support from Foundation. Keystone and Foundation are investing heavily in corporate infrastructure while pursuing additional practice acquisitions in attractive markets across the Southeastern U.S. “We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Keystone,” noted Adam Ditto, CEO of Foundation. “This has been a unique experience building Foundation from day one and Keystone’s patient, long-term approach to investing personal capital has been the perfect fit for Foundation and truly resonates with our partner practices.” “We are excited to get Foundation off the ground with two attractive practices,” commented Kevin Overby, Vice President at Keystone Capital. “We, Adam, and the rest of the Foundation team see a tremendous opportunity to provide an alternative to the traditional DSO model and believe we have created a business that will be the ‘partner of choice’ for doctor-owners.” Foundation is actively seeking acquisitions of single and multi-location, private-pay general dentistry practices with an initial focus on the Southeastern U.S. Parties with knowledge of potential opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone Capital. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by Wintrust Bank and legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman LLP. Contact Information October 2019 Marlton, New Jersey (October 30, 2019) – Santa Claus and Cherry Hill Programs have partnered to launch a new website www.WhereIsSanta.com , an innovative online resource to help guests pinpoint the perfect location for their visit with Santa. “WhereIsSanta.com is part of the company’s new marketing strategy and significant investment in the growth of our business; an investment unlike any of its kind in the 60-year history of our company,” shared Ed Warchol CEO at Cherry Hill Programs. WhereIsSanta.com now makes reserving a time with Santa Claus and pre-purchasing a photo package online easier than ever with one-click access to Santa’s FastPass, the company’s innovative online reservation platform. “Cherry Hill Programs designed WhereIsSanta.com to provide guests with all the tools necessary to navigate Santa’s busy schedule and make the most of this holiday tradition,” said Matt Windt, Cherry Hill Programs’ chief marketing officer. “Santa’s arrival in some areas comes as early as November 1st, while in other areas he delays his arrival while he tends to the elves and his reindeer at the North Pole. We’ve built WhereIsSanta.com to be the one-stop shop for our guests to find a convenient location to visit Santa Claus.” During each visit, a Cherry Hill Programs associate will capture professional photos of the experience, which will then be available for purchase in print & digital photo packages to make one-of-a-kind memories, to cherish for a lifetime. Warchol added, “Our new programs and the build-out of WhereIsSanta.com illustrates our commitment to growing our business and helping customers find Santa. Our team of 10,000 associates are excited to welcome guests at one of our nearly 900 locations nationwide.” Please note: Walk-in visits with Santa are always welcome. Reservations are optional and available at select locations. About Cherry Hill Programs Cherry Hill Programs is the industry-leader in experiential photography. In partnership with nearly 900 signature shopping and hotel destinations across North America, Cherry Hill Programs delivers more than 10 million magical experiences annually with authentic Santas and Easter Bunnies for the young and young-at-heart. Cherry Hill Programs (CHP) delivers unforgettable memories, captured with high-resolution digital images that guests cherish year after year. Delivering a magical experience. Every time. October 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Lane Power & Energy Solutions, Inc. (“LPES” or “the Company”), a leading provider of underground hydrocarbon storage solutions for petrochemical facilities, midstream operators, and governmental agencies. The LPES management team deploys 40 years’ experience and deep construction expertise to provide turnkey Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) services tailored to specific client needs. From preliminary studies and initial siting to the construction and commissioning of power and energy facilities, LPES solves complex operational challenges for efficient power delivery and product storage. They work to provide the technical expertise, equipment, and construction know-how to successfully deliver projects around the world. Michael Tritt, President of LPES, along with Executive Vice President Tim Reichwein, will continue to lead the talented team. For more information on LPES, please visit www.lanepes.com . Mike Tritt and Tim Reichwein noted, “We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Keystone Capital. We see tremendous opportunity to build on the strong foundation we have developed over many years. Keystone’s unique approach to patiently investing their personal capital alongside management with a focus on long-term value creation is the perfect fit for our employees and our clients. In addition, Keystone’s deep understanding of construction and engineering service businesses will provide us with an experienced strategic partner to help achieve our goals for organic growth and complementary acquisitions.” “Keystone is excited to partner with the experienced team at LPES to continue building on their success serving clients with differentiated hydrocarbon storage solutions” commented David Greer, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “We and management see a substantial opportunity to further enhance our differentiated capabilities, expand our service offerings, and broaden our geographic reach through internal growth initiatives as well as targeted acquisitions.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed; legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. Contact Information August 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed an investment partnership with Hometown Foods USA, a manufacturer of bagels and cake products sold to in-store bakeries, club stores, and the foodservice channel. Operating over a history spanning ~25 years, Hometown Foods USA is currently run by the 4th generation of the Schwartzberg family and is based in Miami, Florida. Its product offering includes traditional Mrs. W’s Wonderlicious™ bundt cakes, New York style bagels, indulgent crème cakes, crumb bundt cakes, and loaf cakes. The Company supplies their high-quality products to some of the largest club store and grocery chains in the country. For more information on Hometown Foods USA, please visit www.hometownfoodsusa.com . “Joining forces with Keystone will provide us with a greater level of resources and capabilities to serve our client partners and bring Mrs. W’s Wonderlicious™ bundt cakes and our other high-quality bakery products to an even wider audience – all while preserving our unique culture and unwavering commitment to baking quality and innovation.” noted Troy Schwartzberg, President of Hometown Foods USA. Commenting on the deal, Chaoran Jin, Managing Director of Keystone, stated, “We are excited to partner with the Schwartzberg family and continue the legacy they’ve built at Hometown Foods. We see a great opportunity to further enhance Hometown’s customer reach, product capabilities as well as channel expansion through organic growth and strategic acquisitions.” Keystone has reunited with Kevin McDonough who will operate as Executive Chairman and Strategic Advisor to Hometown Foods USA. Kevin most recently served as the President of Weston Foods Frozen and Biscuit Businesses and prior to that he was the President of Keystone Bakeries Holdings, LLC (“KBH”). Weston Foods acquired KBH, Keystone Capital’s bakery platform, in 2010. Kevin noted “It’s exciting to again partner with Keystone to build a new platform in Bakery and I’m looking forward to working with Troy and the entire Hometown Foods team.” Keystone and Hometown Foods USA will actively seek acquisition opportunities in the bakery space. Parties with knowledge of potential investment opportunities in these segments are encouraged to contact Keystone Capital. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. Contact Information August 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. ("Keystone"), a Chicago-based private investment firm, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Avalon Precision Casting (“Avalon”) has been acquired by Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation (“Sigma”). Sigma is a leading global manufacturer of precision machined casting and components headquartered in Garner, North Carolina. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Avalon is a full-service investment casting platform, supplying ferrous and non-ferrous metals castings products to customers in the aerospace, defense, HVAC, power, agriculture, and oil & gas markets. Avalon represents Keystone’s fifth successful exit of a highly engineered industrial products business, following the prior exits of Polymicro Technologies (2007), Judson Technologies (2008), Atlas Die (2017) and Rocore (2017). “The Keystone and Avalon teams partnered to integrate several businesses and drive operational performance and market expansion,” commented David Greer, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “We greatly enjoyed partnering closely with management during our tenure together and we believe this is a great next step for Avalon and the team.” The Avalon platform was created by Keystone’s investments in three precision investment casting businesses: Craft Cast (2008), Avalon Casting (2012) and Precision Metalsmiths (2014). Over the course of Keystone’s investment in Avalon, those businesses were successfully integrated in addition to the completion of several operational improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives. Avalon and Keystone were represented by Mesirow Financial in the transaction. Legal advice was provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP. Contact Information August 2019 Keystone Capital continues to see strong growth in new investment activity in 2019 following a record year in 2018. As a result, Keystone Capital is pleased to announce the following promotions and staffing updates! Kevin Overby Promoted to Vice President Kevin Overby has recently been promoted to Vice President after joining Keystone as an associate in 2016. Kevin has played a leadership role in three platform investments as well as several add-on acquisitions since joining the firm. Kevin has supported the continued transformation of our plant-based foods business, Keystone Natural Holdings, through the execution of three add-on acquisitions and multiple organic growth initiatives. Kevin is also deeply involved with Keystone’s most recent platform investment, KENDELL. With this promotion, Kevin will continue to focus on identifying new investment opportunities and driving the growth and performance of Keystone’s partner companies. Tyler Collingbourne Tyler Collingbourne joined Keystone Capital in late 2018 as an Associate. Tyler’s primary focus is in the identification, sourcing, and evaluation of investment opportunities and supporting the Keystone team and its partner companies. Since joining Keystone, Tyler has been involved in Keystone’s investment in MERGE as well as in the recent acquisition of a food products platform. Prior to Keystone, Tyler worked as an investment banking analyst at TM Capital Corp. focused on middle-market mergers and acquisitions advisory services. Jennifer Maes Jennifer Maes joined Keystone in April 2019 as an Accounting Manager. Her primary focus will be working with Keystone’s finance team, with a specific responsibility for Keystone’s internal accounting support. Prior to joining Keystone, Jennifer worked at GTCR, where she focused on investor relations activities as well as portfolio analysis. She also previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Tax Associate. Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accountancy from DePaul University and a B.B.A. in Accounting from Benedictine University. Brian Prendergast Brian Prendergast joined Keystone Capital in July 2019 as an Associate. Brian’s primary focus is in the identification, sourcing, and evaluation of investment opportunities and supporting the Keystone team and its partner companies. Previously, Brian worked as an investment banking analyst in the technology group at William Blair & Co. Brian graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with degrees in Finance & Accountancy. June 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Cherry Hill Programs, has completed the acquisition of Photogenic, a leading provider of souvenir photography to premier tourist attractions across the United States. Photogenic is headquartered in Chicago, IL. Keystone initially acquired Cherry Hill Programs, the market leader in providing mall-based holiday photography services and products, in December 2015. Cherry Hill has been managing on-premises Santa and Easter Bunny photography programs since 1961. Under Keystone’s ownership, Cherry Hill’s footprint has grown from 325 to 900+ mall locations across North America. The company is headquartered in Marlton, NJ. For more information on Cherry Hill, please visit  cherryhillprograms.com . Photogenic is a leading provider of souvenir photography services to premier tourist attractions across the United States. Photogenic offers a photography solution that integrates seamlessly with its venue customers’ operations, enhancing the visitor experience and opening a new revenue stream for the venue. CEO, Steve Craig, began operating at Photogenic’s flagship location, Chicago’s Navy Pier Centennial Wheel, in 2002, and has since expanded the company’s presence to tourist attractions and boat tour operations across the United States, including Willis Tower, Entertainment Cruises, The Gateway Arch, The Alamo, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Museum of Science & Industry, Phoenix Zoo, and Shedd Aquarium. Steve will remain with Photogenic leading the souvenir photography division. For more information on Photogenic, please visit  PhotoGenicInc.com . The transaction brings together leaders in both the mall-based holiday photography and souvenir photography industries. Cherry Hill and Photogenic have each fostered cultures of operational excellence in their respective sectors, which leads to a natural alignment of values and strategic vision. Management looks forward to working collaboratively to continue delivering a best-in-class customer experience to both our mall and tourist attraction partners. “Providing a unique and memorable experience is key to attracting visitors to mall and tourist attraction locations alike,” said Ed Warchol, CEO of Cherry Hill. “Steve and Photogenic share our philosophy that the visitor experience must be world-class which requires seamless operations and state-of-the-art imaging technology with caring and attentive employees. We welcome Steve and the Photogenic team to the Cherry Hill family.” “I’m excited about Photogenic’s future as a part of Cherry Hill Programs”, said Steve Craig, CEO of Photogenic. “In bringing these two businesses together, we are committed to maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and guest-first approach that the company was founded upon, while tapping into additional resources from Cherry Hill to better serve our tourist attraction partners and their guests as we continue to expand our portfolio of venue locations across North America.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP in connection with this transaction. June 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed an investment partnership with KENDELL Doors & Hardware, Inc. (“KENDELL” or “the Company”), a value-added distributor of door openings, door hardware and related access control products for institutional and commercial applications in the built environment. Operating over a history spanning nearly 80 years, KENDELL is a leading door opening solutions specialist in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan market. KENDELL provides a host of value-added services, including design, specification, engineering, installation, inspection and pre-installation services to its client base of leading general contractors and institutions. In addition to its Minneapolis headquarters, KENDELL has established regional domestic offices in Winona, MN; Rochester, MN; Mankato, MN; Madison, WI; and Des Moines, IA. KENDELL also recently established a global initiative with the launch of Kendell International, operating out of offices in Dubai, UAE; Muscat, Oman; and Doha, Qatar. For more information on KENDELL, please visit www.kendelldrs.com . “Our partnership with Keystone could not have been consummated at a more opportune time,” noted John Katter, CEO of KENDELL. “We believe there is great opportunity for further growth and consolidation in the global security and access control market, and that KENDELL is well positioned to play a leadership role in this consolidation. With the long-term, patient and unique model that Keystone contributes to our organization, we will be even better positioned to capitalize on these trends.” To complement its organic growth plans, KENDELL announced the acquisition of Washington Architectural Hardware (“WAH”) in April 2019. The acquisition of WAH expands KENDELL’s reach into the fast-growing Pacific Northwest region and complements product offerings. “Without a doubt, Keystone is looking forward to our partnership with John Katter and the team at KENDELL,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “We, John, and the rest of his team see a substantial opportunity to build a leader in this industry utilizing actionable organic growth initiatives as well as targeted strategic acquisitions.” Keystone and KENDELL will be actively seeking acquisition opportunities in the security door/door hardware distribution industry as well as in the electronic access control/integration industry. Parties with knowledge of potential investment opportunities in these segments are encouraged to contact Keystone Capital. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. Contact Information May 2019 Keystone Natural Holdings (“KNH”), a portfolio company of Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”), is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of the WestSoy® tofu, seitan, and tempeh businesses from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN) (“Hain Celestial”). The acquisition did not include the WestSoy® plant-based beverage business, which has been retained by Hain Celestial. KNH is a leading plant-based, better-for-you food company with operations in the United States and Canada. The company’s authentic and health-conscious products from storied brands such as Nature’s Soy®, Franklin Farms™, and Superior Natural™ are proudly sold through mainstream and ethnic channels via retail, mass market, natural, specialty, and food service outlets. The company continues to actively pursue strategic acquisitions to further expand its portfolio of innovative products and better serve consumers seeking alternative proteins for all meal occasions. Please visit  www.keystonenatural.com  for more information. This acquisition marks KNH’s third in the past 18 months and provides KNH with additional product capabilities as well as expanded manufacturing capacity in its existing tofu product line. All employees at the WestSoy® facility in Boulder, Colorado have been retained to continue to drive growth and product innovation. “We are excited to welcome WestSoy®’s exceptional people and better-for-you products to KNH,” said Kenny Sung, CEO of KNH. “Our strategy has been to focus on delivering innovative, high-quality, healthy plant-based food to the market. The WestSoy® acquisition is a great fit with that strategy.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by Wintrust Bank. Legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP. May 2019 Keystone Capital, Inc. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, CONSOR Engineers, has completed the acquisition of Structural Grace. With Structural Grace’s proven and talented team of engineers, inspectors, and surveyors as a part of the CONSOR family, CONSOR continues to enhance its resume and expertise in bridge and transit projects and establishes a foundation for future expansion throughout the Western US. CONSOR is a North American transportation and water resources engineering firm providing services including planning and design, structural assessment, and construction services. The firm was created in 2018 when four entrepreneur-led businesses came together with the vision of building an engineering firm with the scale to win high-profile projects on the national stage while staying true to their entrepreneurial roots and maintaining their commitment to provide exceptional service to their clients and local communities. 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