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Strategic Partnership Strengthens M&A Opportunities in Western States

(Wisconsin/Colorado) Cornerstone Business Services, a boutique investment banking firm with headquarters in Green Bay, WI, and The FBB Group, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) firm with headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, announced a new strategic partnership to support clients through M&A business transactions in the Colorado market.

With the new partnership, The FBB Group will leverage Cornerstone’s extensive analytic, IT and marketing capabilities with its lower middle market clients to maximize value during a sale, provide expertise on owner exit strategies, and create new opportunities for targeted acquisitions. FBB serves clients in lower middle market, with companies valued at $5 million or more.

“We’re excited to announce this new partnership,” said Scott Bushkie, President of Cornerstone Business Services, and author of the book: Finish Strong: Sell Your Business On Your Terms.” “FBB is a firm I have known and respected for years.  Through FBB we will continue to broaden our reach into the western states. Through this collaboration, we’ll work with FBB by providing back-of-house support, tailored to FBB clients to generate positive outcomes.”

FBB President, Rob Amerine, also shared his excitement as the two firms align in their approach to integrity, value creation through honest conversations, the power of relationships, and continuously advancing the practice of M&A.  

“This is truly a natural pairing of our two firms,” Amerine explained. “We understand and have deep connections in Colorado and the neighboring states. Cornerstone has a proven suite of in-house services for us to leverage, creating additional opportunities to serve our clients and opening new opportunities for those looking to invest in the Rocky Mountain region.” 

Founded in 1982, the FBB Group is a Colorado M&A advisory firm primarily representing sellers in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, technology, and construction with offices located in Denver and  Colorado Springs. 

Cornerstone Business Services, Inc. was founded in 2001 and provides strategic consulting, valuations and mergers and acquisitions services to lower middle market companies nationally and internationally. Its corporate office is in Green Bay, Wisconsin with additional offices in Madison, Wisconsin; Dickinson, North Dakota; Tipton, Iowa. 

Press Release Date: February 7th, 2022