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Watson Security Group offers electronic access control integration and mechanical security services based in Seattle, WA. On January 20th, 2021, Watson Security was acquired by KENDELL. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Keystone Capital – A Chicago-Based Investment Firm

Jan 22, 2024

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 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 October 2023 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce an investment partnership with Baily International (“Baily” or the “Company”), a producer of authentic, high-quality Asian appetizer products. Baily is a long-standing and nationally recognized brand in the Asian appetizer market and has served its customers for more than 40 years. Headquartered in Granite City, IL, the Company employs more than 300 people and operates out of a collective approximately 200K square feet of production space across two facilities in the Saint Louis area and another in Georgia. Baily’s core offering is made up of staple Asian food products including egg rolls, wonton wrappers, noodles, and fortune cookies, which are supplied to a diverse base of loyal foodservice distributors throughout the United States. For more information on Baily, please visit www.bailyfoods.com . “Partnering with Keystone brings tremendous opportunity for Baily,” noted Steve Cameron, CEO of Baily. “Keystone’s extensive experience in food manufacturing and approach to building businesses the right way gives me great confidence that together we can create the best version of Baily and serve our customers even better than before.” Steve purchased Baily from its original founder in 2016 and has grown the business as CEO since. He will continue to operate the company as CEO with Keystone as a supportive partner for growth. “We are absolutely thrilled to partner with the team at Baily,” commented Chaoran Jin, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “This business has so much opportunity to expand upon the legacy built over several decades, and we’re honored to have the opportunity to play a part in that.” Baily will be actively seeking acquisition opportunities in the ethnic food manufacturing space. 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 Siemens Financial Services, Inc., and legal counsel was provided to Keystone by DLA Piper LLP. Contact Information August 2023 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has completed an investment partnership with Identiti Resources, LLC (“Identiti” or “the Company”), a market leader in signage program management, maintenance, and related facility services. Founded in 1991, Identiti has been owned and operated by the Sicher family for over 30 years. Identiti’s value proposition to its blue-chip client base includes full-service management of exterior and interior signage programs as well as service and maintenance requirements executed on a national basis. The Company is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL and employs over 110 associates. For more information on Identiti, visit www.identiti.net . Keystone is pleased to partner with second-generation owners Michael and Zachary Sicher, who are retaining a significant interest in the Company and will continue to lead Identiti going forward. “We believe we have found an ideal partner in Keystone,” remarked Michael Sicher, CEO. “Their successful track record in buy-and-build strategies in the facilities services industry as well as their unique approach to partnering with companies like Identiti attracted us to Keystone from the very beginning.” Zachary Sicher, Chief Administrative Officer, added: “This partnership will allow Identiti to capitalize on the immense opportunity for growth and consolidation that exists in our industry, which is something we desire to lead. We are looking forward to executing on that opportunity in partnership with Keystone.” Identiti represents a continuation of Keystone’s platform investment expertise in the facility and ‘built environment’ services industries. “We’re very impressed with what the Sicher family has accomplished and Identiti aligns well with Keystone’s experience,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “We are proud to be partnering with Michael and Zack and look forward to further building on Identiti’s successful legacy.” Identiti will be actively seeking acquisition opportunities in the signage industry as well as in general facility maintenance services. Parties with knowledge of relevant potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. CIBC Capital Markets provided advisory services to Identiti. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided to Keystone by DLA Piper LLP. Contact Information May 2023 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Pinchin Ltd. (“Pinchin”) has recently completed the acquisition of Ransom Consulting, LLC (“Ransom”), a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and engineering firm operating out of six offices across the Northeastern U.S. Founded in 1988, Ransom provides a diverse array of site remediation and related engineering services to commercial, government, and industrial clients. Pinchin is an Ontario-headquartered environmental compliance consulting firm that offers a broad array of site assessment-related services focused on the building and land development lifecycle. Pinchin’s partnership with Ransom expands its U.S. presence to 18 offices and 160+ employees in addition to 42 locations and 870+ employees in Canada. "The Ransom acquisition lays the foundation for Pinchin's expansion into the northeast US market," noted Jeff Grossi, CEO of Pinchin. "Ransom fits ideally onto the Pinchin platform, extending Pinchin's presence and supporting our goal to become the predominant North American services provider in the Buildings and Land market for all phases of the real estate lifecycle." "Integrating with Pinchin provides Ransom an opportunity to deliver additional capabilities and services, providing even greater value to our existing clients, while expanding our footprint," stated Stephen Ransom, CEO of Ransom. "We are proud of our legacy and look forward to exciting new opportunities as a Pinchin company." “We are thrilled to have the Ransom Consulting team join our Pinchin platform; this acquisition is an important furtherance of our geographic expansion strategy,” commented David Greer, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. Keystone and Pinchin continue to actively seek acquisition opportunities in the environmental consulting and engineering services industry with a focus on U.S.-based businesses. Parties with knowledge of relevant potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone. Terms of the transactions are not being disclosed. Legal counsel was provided by DLA Piper LLP (US). Contact Information January 2023 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that Todd Lanscioni has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Lanscioni has nearly 25 years of lower middle market private equity investing experience in a broad range of industries including testing/inspection/certification (TIC), flow control,  industrial  and business services, and healthcare. Mr. Lanscioni has demonstrated an impressive track record across all aspects of the lower middle market private equity profession, including investment strategy development, recruitment of operating partners, deal sourcing, transaction structuring, deal execution and post-close growth initiatives. “We are thrilled with the addition of Todd to the Keystone team,” noted Scott Gwilliam, Managing Partner of Keystone. “Todd brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Keystone team and his investment philosophy is remarkably consistent with that which we have carefully and strategically cultivated at Keystone for the past 30 years. Lastly, there is an unquestionably strong cultural alignment between Todd and the Keystone team.” Prior to joining Keystone, Mr. Lanscioni spent over 20 years with JZ Partners/Jordan Industries, a lower middle market private equity investment firm, as a Managing Director. Prior to his tenure with JZ Partners/Jordan Industries, Mr. Lanscioni worked for LaSalle Bank in Chicago. Mr. Lanscioni received an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business and a BS in Finance from Indiana University. “After a nearly 25-year successful run with JZ Partners/Jordan Industries, I am very excited to begin this next chapter of my career with Keystone Capital,” remarked Mr. Lanscioni. “The Keystone team brings a unique perspective to middle market investing, and I am confident we will build many outstanding businesses in the years ahead.” Mr. Lanscioni can be reached at 312-219-7983 or at tlanscioni@keystonecapital.com . November 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that it has once again been named to Inc.’s 2022 List of Founder-Friendly Investors, a recognition of Keystone’s continued commitment to partnering with and empowering entrepreneurs in the middle market. Keystone’s philosophy and investment approach are rooted in entrepreneurship and personal ownership, with nearly all of the partners having operational experience and Keystone’s principals collectively representing the single largest investor in its Fund. “We are honored to again be recognized as a Founder-Friendly Investor,” commented Scott Gwilliam, Managing Partner. “We believe that our entrepreneurs possess knowledge that is difficult – if not impossible – to replicate. Throughout our decades-long track record, we have remained committed to backing their vision and aligning our interests fully with our management partners.” Introduced in 2019, the Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firms list quickly established itself as one of Inc.’s most resourceful franchises. It has become a go-to guide for entrepreneurs who want to grow their companies while retaining an ownership stake. October 2022 Keystone Capital (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Environments for Health Architecture, LLC (“E4H”) has been acquired by the MOREgroup, a partnership of architecture, design, and engineering firms. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. E4H is the largest architectural design and facilities planning firm focused on the healthcare and life sciences markets. E4H has completed over 2,000 projects nationally including community hospitals, for-profit hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation facilities, medical office buildings, skilled nursing facilities, senior living communities, and research laboratories. Keystone initially partnered with E4H in 2015 and through organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions expanded into a national firm. E4H represents another example of Keystone’s commitment in investing in the Business and Professional Services sector serving the built environment. “We are extremely appreciative of our partnership with the E4H management team in building a market leading business” noted David Greer, Managing Director of Keystone. “During our partnership with E4H, we expanded our capabilities and technical expertise to bring state-of-the-art facilities designed to enhance the well-being of our client’s patients, staff, and families. We wish the best to the E4H team on their new chapter with the MOREgroup.” Dan Morris, Chairman of E4H commented, “Keystone Capital has been a great partner for E4H over the last seven years. With Keystone’s help, we have integrated four add-on acquisitions, which has broadened our core market and accelerated our growth. We worked in partnership with their team to execute on strategic and operational initiatives while driving value for employees, clients, and shareholders.” Legal services were provided to E4H and Keystone by DLA Piper. Contact Information October 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Integra Testing Services, LLC (“Integra”) has completed the acquisition of RSAnalysis and RSACx (collectively “RSA”). Integra, a specialized testing, adjusting, and balancing and mechanical systems analysis firm, was formed by Keystone in November 2021 with the initial acquisitions of Neudorfer Engineers and Fulton & Associates. RSA is a comprehensive HVAC testing, adjusting, and balancing (TAB) services provider. RSACx is an independent building performance commissioning firm. Both companies are headquartered in the Sacramento, California area with branch offices located in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Reno and Salt Lake City. The addition of RSA expands Integra’s presence nationally adding 60 employees and five locations to Integra’s existing 145 employees and 9 office locations across the United States. RSA represents the fifth acquisition into the Integra platform since its formation by Keystone. “The transaction with RSA is a game-changer for Integra,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director, Keystone. “RSA makes Integra the largest independent testing, adjusting and balancing firm in the United States with true coast-to-coast coverage. We are thrilled to welcome their team to Integra.” Integra is interested in further acquisitions of companies providing highly specialized, critical building testing services. Parties with knowledge of such opportunities are encouraged to contact Jason Van Zant at Keystone. Contact Information September 2022 Keystone Capital ("Keystone") is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Keystone Natural Holdings ("KNH") has been acquired by House Foods Holding USA, the North American subsidiary of House Foods Group Inc. Keystone Capital established the KNH platform through the acquisition of Nature’s Soy® in 2016, a regional plant-based food manufacturer focused on the ethnic channel. Through three strategic add-on acquisitions and meaningful organic investment, KNH significantly expanded its product offering and channel reach. In 2019, KNH invested in a new manufacturing facility in Folcroft, Pennsylvania to capitalize on organic growth opportunities. The sale of KNH represents another successful outcome for Keystone Capital within its Food & Consumer investment efforts. “We are proud of the work we have done at Keystone Natural Holdings,” said Chaoran Jin, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “During our partnership, we invested significantly to expand KNH’s brand presence, manufacturing capacity, product development capabilities, as well as the leadership team in order to provide a broad range of healthy, innovative plant-based food products for grocery, club, and food service customers. We are extremely appreciative of the hard work, dedication, and commitment from the KNH management team in building a market leading business. We wish them the best for their new chapter with House Foods.” Kenny Sung, Chief Executive Officer of KNH, who will continue to lead KNH, added, “Keystone Capital has been a great partner to work with, helping us successfully expand into additional strategic segments, which has positioned us to better serve our retail and food service customers in the ethnic and mainstream channel. With Keystone Capital’s help, we have integrated three add-on acquisitions, which has broadened our core market and accelerated our growth. We look forward to working with House Foods to continue our growth trajectory.” Through this acquisition, House Foods will expand its portfolio of value-added tofu and plant-based food products and accelerate its US market expansion plans. The combined company will have eight manufacturing facilities across North America. Investment banking services were provided to KNH by Whipstitch Capital and legal services were provided to KNH and Keystone by DLA Piper. Contact Information August 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce an investment partnership with Novatio Solutions (“Novatio” or “the Company”). Novatio is a fast-growing hyperautomation consultancy with deep expertise in automation strategy, software implementation, and ongoing support of automation programs. Novatio primarily works in partnership with UiPath and Automation Anywhere, the leading robotic process automation (“RPA”) and intelligent automation software platforms. Founded in 2015, Novatio has quickly grown into an automation consulting leader, providing its roster of enterprise, healthcare, and SLED (state, local, and education) clients with full-lifecycle automation solutions consisting of process discovery & mining, software implementation & customization, bot development, and ongoing managed support & execution services. Novatio’s differentiated delivery and talent development model is supported by a best-in-class automation technology training program. The Company’s rapidly expanding team includes more than 100 resources across the U.S. and India. For more information on Novatio, visit www.novatiosolutions.com . “We are delighted to partner with a patient and experienced investor in Keystone Capital to help build on the success Novatio has enjoyed to date,” remarked Gokul Solai, CEO of Novatio. “Intelligent automation is still in its infancy and this partnership is an important step to ensure we will continue to be at the forefront of the industry. We look forward to continuing to develop new and exciting solutions to expand the impact that process consulting and automation can have within our client partners’ organizations.” Novatio represents a furtherance of Keystone’s investment success in the tech-enabled services sector. “Novatio is exceptionally well-positioned to capitalize on the significant opportunity in the intelligent automation industry,” commented Bill Sommerschield, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “We are thrilled to partner with Gokul and his team to collaboratively build a preeminent service provider in this dynamic and fast-growing marketplace.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by DLA Piper. Novatio was advised by Equiteq in connection with this transaction. June 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has launched Tribute Baking Company (“Tribute” or the “Company”), a market leading producer of authentic New York style kettle-boiled, hearth-baked bagels and specialty cake products sold into the in-store bakery, club store, foodservice, and convenience store channels. Tribute was formed through the combination of three family-owned wholesale bakeries: Always Bagels (“Always”), Original Bagel (“Original”), and Hometown Foods (“Hometown”). For the last 25+ years, Always, Original, and Hometown have led the wholesale bagel market in quality. Together, Tribute employs more than 300 people and operates out of a collective 190K square feet across four SQF Level II facilities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Miami. The Company sells its product in a par-baked and fully baked frozen format to some of the most notable retailers and foodservice distributors on the East Coast, nationally, and internationally. The combined footprint of Tribute provides the advantage to its customers of four dedicated facilities, creating a resilient supply chain in the bagel category. Anthony Pariti, Co-Founder of Always, noted, “We are thrilled to begin our partnership with Keystone. We see tremendous opportunity to build on the strong foundation developed over the last several decades. Keystone’s differentiated approach of patiently investing alongside management with a focus on long-term value creation is a great fit for our employees and our customers.” “Partnering with Keystone and Always opens exciting opportunities for our collective businesses,” added Dave Harris and Bruce Levenbrook, President and CEO of Original, respectively. “Our combined decades of experience and legacy of quality are unparalleled in today’s marketplace. Additionally, Keystone’s deep understanding of the wholesale bakery business will provide us with an experienced strategic partner as we work together to achieve our goals for organic growth and complementary acquisitions.” The formation of Tribute also represents a continuation of Keystone’s partnership with Hometown Foods, a multigenerational wholesale bakery based out of Miami. Hometown’s scaled manufacturing footprint brings substantial additional bagel manufacturing capacity and a portfolio of specialty cake products to the broader platform. Keystone’s bakery experience stretches back to the early 2000s through Keystone Bakeries Holdings (“KBH”), starting with a partnership with Freed’s Bakery, a market leader in fully finished cupcakes sold to the in-store bakery channel. Over the next decade, Keystone executed two transformative add-on acquisitions in the donut and cookie segment, driving significant growth prior to exiting the business to Weston Foods (TSX: WN) in 2010. Kevin McDonough, formerly the President of KBH, will lead Tribute going forward. “Keystone is excited to partner with these terrific family businesses to continue building on their legacy of quality and authenticity,” commented Chaoran Jin, Managing Director at Keystone Capital. “We see the same amount of opportunity in the wholesale bakery space that we saw 20 years ago and are eager to execute on our organic growth initiatives and targeted acquisitions.” Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was provided by CIBC Bank USA and Capital One NA, and legal counsel was provided to Keystone by Honigman LLP. Original Bagel was advised by Billow Butler & Company in connection with this transaction. April 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company VDA, Inc. (“VDA”), a market leader in providing technical consulting and inspection services to the elevator and vertical transportation industry, has acquired Sierra Consulting Group (“Sierra”). Sierra represents the first add-on acquisition completed by VDA since initially partnering with Keystone. “Sierra adds significant capability to VDA’s mandated inspection and modernization consulting capabilities,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone. “We look forward to having Joe Caracappa and his leadership team join the exceptional leadership team at VDA.” Completed in November 2021, VDA represents Keystone’s fifth platform investment in the building sciences consulting and engineering services industry. VDA is actively seeking add-on acquisition opportunities in the building sciences consulting and inspection industry. Parties with knowledge of relevant potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone. About VDA 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 . About Sierra Sierra Consulting Group is a full-service elevator and escalator consulting company, providing inspection witnessing, advisory and project management services to building owners and property management firms overseeing residential and commercial buildings throughout metropolitan New York. Founded in 2004 by industry veteran Joseph Caracappa, the Company provides technical expertise on various job types ranging from witnessing inspections as an impartial third party, to evaluating and managing comprehensive vertical transportation modernization projects. February 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce it has partnered with two leading environmental consulting services providers, Pinchin Ltd. (“Pinchin”) and PM Environmental, LLC (“PM”). Pinchin and PM have been collectively operating for 70+ years, providing environmental risk management, engineering, and health & safety consulting services to corporate real estate owners, developers, end users, and government agencies in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Pinchin operates out of 34 offices nationally across Canada. PM, headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, is a regional market leader serving clients out of twelve offices in Michigan and the Southeastern U.S. For more information, visit www.pinchin.com and www.pmenv.com . "This is an exciting first step in our goal of building the predominant North American services provider in the building and land market for all phases of the real estate lifecycle,” noted Jeff Grossi, CEO of Pinchin. “We are fortunate to have found likeminded partners in both PM and Keystone”. Mike Kulka, Co-Founder and CEO of PM, added: “With this partnership, we see a significant opportunity to better serve our clients through greater geographic reach and a broader set of capabilities”. All members of the Pinchin and PM executive teams will remain in leadership positions of the combined company. Joining forces will provide both Pinchin and PM’s clients with broader geographic coverage and enhanced capabilities across the real estate lifecycle. “We are thrilled to be partnering with the teams at Pinchin and PM,” commented David Greer, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. “Keystone has significant experience in the engineering and technical services space, and we believe there is a considerable opportunity to continue building on the great legacies that both of these firms have established.” Keystone will be actively seeking acquisition opportunities in the environmental consulting and engineering services industry. Parties with knowledge of relevant potential investment opportunities are encouraged to contact Keystone. Terms of the transactions are not being disclosed. Senior debt financing was arranged by CIBC Bank USA and legal counsel was provided by Honigman LLP and Goodmans LLP. February 2022 Keystone Capital Management, L.P. (“Keystone”) is pleased to announce the formation of Integra Testing Services (“Integra”), a market leader in the testing, adjusting, and balancing (“TAB”) of commercial HVAC systems as well as related testing and commissioning services for the built environment. Integra was formed through initial partnerships with Fulton & Associates (Mentor, OH) and Neudorfer Engineers (Seattle, WA). Fulton, founded in 1996, is a leader in the Ohio market and is led by Dominic Mazzolini. Neudorfer, founded in 1970, is a leader in the Pacific Northwest market and is led by Bill Neudorfer. For more information on Integra, visit www.integratesting.com . Dominic Mazzolini will lead the Integra platform as Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, Integra is pleased to announce that Travis Nichols has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Nichols was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Rocore Holdings, a former Keystone portfolio company exited in 2017. Integra is also pleased to announce the subsequent acquisition of International Test & Balance (“ITB”), a market leader in TAB services in Chicago and Michigan. ITB is led by Chairman Gary Tarazi and CEO Christopher Yacu. “I am tremendously excited about the coming together of Fulton and Neudorfer and for the potential of the Integra platform,” commented Mr. Mazzolini. “The Integra platform will allow other TAB & ‘built environment’ companies to join us in providing our services to an even larger customer base,” commented Mr. Neudorfer, President of Neudorfer Engineers. The formation of Integra represents a continuation of Keystone’s established expertise in the built environment testing and field services market. “Integra is well-aligned with Keystone’s historical and current investment experience in the commercial services industry, and we are thrilled by the opportunity to partner with this management team,” commented Jason Van Zant, Managing Director of Keystone Capital. Integra is actively seeking acquisition opportunities in built environment testing and inspection services 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, LLP. 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 seekin

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