Industry News Archive

M&A Report: Louisiana-based private equity groups make strategic moves in June

Taylor Gilbert And Liam Norton // July 9, 2024 Louisiana’s mergers and acquisitions landscape remained vibrant in June 2024, with three prominent Louisiana-based private equity firms engaging in strategic investments across a variety of sectors. Bernhard Capital Partners (“BCP”), a …

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M&A Report: Private equity firm acquires government tech solutions provider

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Alex Rooney, Chaffe & Associates Inc. // June 12, 2024 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-May24 Continuing its extensive run of acquisitions over the past two years, Baton Rouge-based private equity firm Bernhard Capital Partners(“BCP”) has acquired government tech solutions …

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M&A Report: Century-old New Orleans real estate company tops April M&A activity

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton, Chaffe & Associates Inc.//May 15, 2024 April saw another iconic New Orleans brand sell to a national company. In a strategic move that continues the consolidation of the real estate industry, Latter & Blum, …

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M&A Report: Shrimp sorting leader Laitram Machinery continues growth

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton, Chaffe & Associates Inc.//April 15, 2024 https://bit.ly/3QfjyjY Elmwood-based Laitram Machinery announced in March that it has agreed to acquire Martak Ltd.’sshrimp peeling business. This significant move promises to improve the shrimp processing industry’s landscape, especially …

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M&A Report: 6 New Orleans area companies sold or made acquisitions in February

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton, Chaffe & Associates Inc. // March 18, 2024 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Mar24 Six greater New Orleans area companies were sold or made acquisitions in the month of February. New Orleans-based ChapterSpot, the leading provider of CRM …

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M&A Report: Largest cancer care organization in state expands into north and central Louisiana

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton // February 6, 2024 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Feb24 Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC), the largest cancer care organization in Louisiana, announced in January that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Shreveport-based MD Clinics. The …

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M&A Report: Louisiana merger and acquisition activity dropped in 2023

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton // January 10, 2024 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Jan24 Louisiana merger and acquisition activity dropped in 2023, mirroring a disappointing global M&A market. Overall, the state saw 187 deals in 2023 involving a Louisiana target/buyer/seller announced or …

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M&A Report: Louisiana experiences 3 notable acquisitions in November

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton // December 13, 2023 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Dec23 Louisiana witnessed three significant acquisition transactions making headlines in November. Baton Rouge-based Marucci Sports sold again, this time to Fox Factory Holding Corp for $572 million. The deal, …

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M&A Report: Louisiana companies make big moves in gas and jet fuel markets

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton // November 15, 2023 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Nov23 Louisiana is home to some of the most dynamic and innovative energy and energy-adjacent companies in the country, and they have been busy making deals. Notable transactions that …

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M&A Activity: New Orleans-based crypto payment company sells to San Francisco firm

G.F. Gay Le Breton And Liam Norton//October 18, 2023 https://bit.ly/Chaffe-CB-Oct23 New Orleans-based Gilded Inc., a crypto payments and reporting platform, sold to San Francisco-based BitAlpha, Inc. in September for an undisclosed price. Gilded Chief Technology Officer Ken Gaulter will join …

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