Mirus Advises Advanced Signing in Sale
Mirus Capital Advisors (Mirus) announced that it advised the owners of Advanced Signing LLC, a leading architectural signage company based in Medway, Massachusetts, in the sale of the business to Poblocki Sign Company. Mirus served as the exclusive financial advisor to Advanced Signing and the selling stockholders.
Advanced Signing designs, fabricates and installs custom architectural signs and signage systems which integrate its clients’ brand identity, environmental graphics and wayfinding. The company provides turnkey design, fabrication and installation of interior signage, exterior signage, and large format graphics for clients in the corporate, healthcare, higher education, and multi-unit residential development sectors throughout New England. “This partnership brings a new level of signage expertise, capability and professionalism to the Northeast. We look forward to making an impact with our expanded capabilities and resources,” said Advanced Signing’s president and selling stockholder Bill McConaghy, who will continue to lead the company’s New England operations.
““I sought a transaction that would support the opportunity for continued growth for both the company and the employees, and Mirus achieved that through Poblocki’s acquisition,” said Mr. McConaghy. “The professionalism, tactfulness and skillful negotiation Mirus displayed throughout the entire process was as much as I could have ever hoped for.”
Poblocki Sign Company has been known for innovative sign design creation since 1932 and serves clients nationwide with manufacturing facilities in Milwaukee, Raleigh, and 11 regional sales offices. “We are excited to be extending our offerings in the Northeast through Advanced Signing,” stated Brian Johnson, President and CEO of Poblocki Sign Company. “Having an office in Boston will allow us to serve customers with custom signage needs more efficiently in the Northeast. Advanced Signing is a natural extension of our company. Our culture, values and quality of people align well.” Poblocki is a portfolio company of TJM Capital Management, a Chicago-based private equity firm which invests in, and serves as counselors to, high growth potential middle-market manufacturing and services companies.
About Mirus Capital Advisors:
Successful business owners have turned to Mirus Capital Advisors for more than 30 years to help them realize their ultimate accomplishment – the sale of their business. As a mid-market investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, Mirus drives successful deals for companies in the industrial, consumer, business services, healthcare and technology industries. Mirus has proven time and again that its deep industry expertise, focus on relationships, thorough preparation and unwavering commitment to every deal lead to meaningful accomplishments for business owners.
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