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BBQ products, dog magazine top July M&A activity

August 10, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gertonhttps://bit.ly/3kqOluI Baton Rouge-based BBQGuys is planning to go public through a transaction with Velocity Acquisition Corp., a blank-check firm, less than a year after it sold to Brand Velocity Partners. …

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2 Louisiana companies make strategic moves in August

September 20, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gerton https://bit.ly/39nCGq0 August saw one of the largest deals involving a Louisiana company over the past 10 years, when Monroe-based telecom giant Lumen Technologies, Inc. agreed to sell a portion …

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Ryan Gerton Promoted to Associate

August 21, 2021 – The Board of Directors of Chaffe & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that Ryan Gerton, ASA has been promoted to Associate. Ryan has been with the company since 2016. He is a Research Analyst in …

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Financial Analyst Achieves ASA Credential

August 19, 2021 – Chaffe & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that Financial Analyst, Ryan Gerton, achieved his ASA credential earlier this month. Ryan began working at Chaffe in 2016 after his graduation from Texas Tech University. The Accredited …

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Energy industry at top of June M&A transactions

July 13, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gerton  https://bit.ly/3keKXDe Aided by the recovery of oil prices since their descent into negative territory in April 2020, Louisiana’s energy industry has seen a 50% jump in merger and acquisition activity …

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New Orleans transactions top April M&A activity

May 17, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gerton  https://bit.ly/3vF1jr9 Two New Orleans hotels changed hands last month as the hospitality industry begins to recover from more than a year of pandemic shutdown. Dallas hotelier Mark Wyant sold The …

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Hospice care transactions top May M&A activity

June 18, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gerton   https://bit.ly/3zEA6Ig Two publicly-traded Louisiana companies bought hospice care providers in May, continuing their growth by acquisition strategies, and a third sold to private equity, which has shown strong interest …

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March 2021 – Waitr acquisition tops March M&A activity

CityBusiness April 12, 2021 By: G. F. Gay Le Breton and Ryan Gerton  https://bit.ly/3g4S675 Lafayette-based Waitr Holdings, Inc. expanded its Florida footprint in March with the purchase of Delivery Dudes, a Delrey-based food delivery company, for $23.5 million in stock and cash. …

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Joint Webinar: Selling or Recapitalizing Your Business: Why Now? Who’s Playing? What Do You Need To Know?

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Gabrielle Savoie 985-629-5566 or gsavoie@crispa.com.

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Frank deVay Selected as Member of the CityBusiness 2021 Class of Money Makers

Chaffe is proud to announce that Frank deVay has been selected as a member of the CityBusiness 2021 class of Money Makers. CityBusiness holds the Money Makers event and publication annually to honor local professionals for financial achievements in their …

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