OSA Group: Growing And No Plans On Slowing Down

The food industry is a dynamic landscape, with changes in supply and demand often coming about so quickly it threatens many of the companies that operate within it. Some companies, on the other hand, meet this challenge with ferocity and prosper all the greater for it. Among the many growing companies within the food and foodservice industries, possibly the one worth keeping the closest eye on is OSI Group.

Also commonly called OSI Industries, the company services the food industry by manufacturing and providing high-quality products such as meat, poultry, frozen products and produce. OSI Group was founded in 1909 and has since seen dramatic growth. In only the last ten years, OSI has grown their revenue by over 75% and moved from #71 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Privately Owned Companies to #58. Following this steady growth, OSI Group has been able to make a number of wise purchases in 2016.

Two of the purchases moved to acquire Flagship Europe and Baho Food, both European-based food supply and manufacturing companies. With these acquisitions, OSI aspires to complement and increase their range of available products and greatly increase their presence in the European market. The other purchase was that of a Tyson Food plant scheduled to be shut down in 2016. Due to proximity to two of their other Chicago plants, the acquisition aims to streamline their manufacturing process and increase their output to the ever-shifting demands of their customers. The purchase also managed to preserve hundreds of jobs that would have been lost when the plant was scheduled to close its doors permanently.

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Madison Street Capital Takes Lead Role As Restructuring Company For ARES Security

Madison Street Capital has helped many companies obtain financing for new operations and acquisitions as well as restructuring and valuating these companies. One of the latest such companies that they’ve helped with financing as well as subordinated debt investments is ARES Security, a software development company that designs security systems and high-end firewalls. This accomplishment was achieved through a minority recapitalization deal that ARES had with Corbel, and all parties are satisfied with the speed at which the recapitalization was accomplished. Speed and precision are two words that Madison Street Capital has become known for in their line of work.

 

Madison Street Capital is a major investment bank in Chicago that has become a big name in merger and acquisition deals. The company is run by CEO Charles Botchway and Managing Director Reginald McGaugh and has clients in the healthcare, aerospace, real estate, telecommunications, retail and financial industries.  Madison Street Capital was responsible for helping the Henry Ford Health Services Pearl start a satellite research facility in India not long ago, and other honors they have won include business turnaround awards including the 2017 M&A Advisor award.

 

Other areas that Madison Street Capital addresses include tax planning and wealth management. They can guide clients through the process of when they decide to sell their business or pass the torch onto a new leader who may want to reshape the business, and they have the knowledge of the tax codes and regulatory statutes that have to be followed. They also have the foresight to guide business owners through pitfalls such as high corporate taxes, lawsuits, damages and other unseen circumstances that could affect the overall value of a company.

 

Madison Street Capital has also stayed on top of trends in the hedge fund industry and keeps clients alert of when it might be time to buy or sell investments or assets. Madison Street Capital reputation in the hedge fund industry has been one of the top in terms of how they advise and produce results.

 

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