PR: Axiom Logistics has acquired LineHaul Logistics

Compass Advisors is pleased to announce the acquisition of LineHaul Logistics by Axiom Logistics. Based in Missoula, MT, LineHaul is a 3rd-party logistics provider for companies across the country. They specialize in flatbed freight brokerage and work with companies that need to move large, heavy, or difficult shipments. 

Axiom acquired for strategic reasons. 

The Exit: Options for Montana Entrepreneurs

This article, written by Bryce DeGroot, was originally published in the Montana High Tech Alliance newsletter. 

Entrepreneurs are visionary leaders who are driven by ideas and execution. They are intensely devoted to building their company.  It should come as no surprise that most business owners spend little time planning for the inevitable fact that they will someday exit their company.

The decision to sell a company or a share of equity can be driven by personal goals such as retirement, the need to free up time or capital for the next venture, or business strategy.

The best exit strategy weaves together the company’s growth strategy and long-term exit planning into an outcome that maximizes value and achieves the shareholder’s personal goals.

2016 Private M&A Market Report

We are pleased to share that we recently published our 2016 M&A Report. We published it to provide insights for business owners and advisors in the lower middle market. It focuses on activity in 2015 and expectations for the remainder of 2016.

Report highlights include: 

  • Deals by buyer type
  • Valuation multiples
  • Interview with an active buyer
  • Buyer perspectives on 2016

To download the report, please click here: