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Skyway Announces Sale of Solar Solutions Provider Go Solar Power

Skyway is pleased to announce the sale of Florida-based Go Solar Power, LLC (“Go Solar” or the “Company”) to Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC (“Service Experts”), a portfolio company of global infrastructure investor Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (“Brookfield Infrastructure”). Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment banker to...

Skyway Welcomes Jim Kenney to Broker Dealer Team

Skyway Capital Markets has hired Jim Kenney as Regional Vice President to lead the Managing Broker Dealer programs for the western markets. Jim Kenney has been in the Investment Management industry since 2005. He started his career as a Financial Advisor and has worked for a diverse range of organizations,...

Skyway Announces Sale of IoT Network Solutions Provider Premier Wireless Solutions

Skyway is pleased to announce the sale of Silicon Valley-based Premier Wireless Solutions (“PWS” or the “Company”) to wireless managed services provider OptConnect, a portfolio company of private investment firm Graham Partners. Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment banker to PWS for this transaction. The acquisition will allow...

Dennis Holthaus Expert Column on Use of Sub-Debt

Skyway Managing Director Dennis Holthaus shared his views on subordinated debt with the Credit Union Times. Excerpt: The use of subordinated debt for supplementing a credit union’s regulatory capital ratio has been available to Low Income Credit Unions (LICUs) since the 1990s but was used lightly in the early years....

Skyway Capital Markets Announces Sale of Aerial Bouquets to SRP Companies

Skyway is pleased to announce the sale of Aerial Bouquets, Inc. to SRP Companies (“SRP”), a portfolio company of private equity firm Aurora Capital Partners. Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment banker to Aerial Bouquets for this transaction. Aerial Bouquets is a trusted balloon, accessory and gift supplier...

Skyway Capital Markets Announces Sale of Sentinel Maintenance to Kleen-Tech Services

Skyway is pleased to announce the sale of Sentinel Maintenance Inc. (“Sentinel” or the “Company”) to Kleen-Tech Services, LLC (“Kleen-Tech”). Marc Schultz and Chris Greco will continue to lead and grow the Sentinel brand while offering new services to existing Kleen-Tech customers. Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment...

Skyway Advises CellSite Solutions on Investment from Fort Point Capital

Skyway is pleased to announce that Fort Point Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm, has invested in a new platform, CellSite Solutions, LLC (“CellSite,” or the “Company”), in partnership with the Company’s management team. Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment banker to CellSite for this transaction. Based in...

Skyway Adds Leading Healthcare Business Expert to Advisory Board

Skyway Capital Markets is pleased to welcome Wes Chapman to its Advisory Board, a highly regarded group of experts that represent a broad spectrum of industries and who serve as advisors to the Skyway leadership team. Mr. Chapman is a pioneer in the incorporation of advanced quality systems – lean/six...

Skyway Earns Spot on Inc. 5000

Skyway inched up a few spots on the 2020 Inc. 5000 list of private companies to #3148, growing 119% - Skyway was ranked #3317 in 2019. Inc. 5000 says this year's businesses were propelled by, "Brains, bravery, and optimism, even amid the pandemic."

Skyway Capital Markets Hires John Patterson to Lead Healthcare Group

Skyway Capital Markets is pleased to announce long-time senior investment banking executive John Patterson has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Group. Over the course of his investment banking career spanning 30+ years, Mr. Patterson has completed several hundred transactions and other advisory assignments, many...

Skyway Capital Markets is humbled to be in such good company and we love working and doing business in the Tampa Bay area. Congrats to all of this year's finalists.

Bart Zanelli Joins Skyway With Focus on Financial Institutions, Insurance and Healthcare

Skyway Capital Markets is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart Zanelli as Managing Director with a focus on financial institutions, insurance and healthcare. Mr. Zanelli has over 30 years of experience transacting mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising and private equity investing.  With a specialty in financial...

Frank McPartland Joins Skyway as Senior Advisor

Mr. McPartland brings more than 45 years of management experience in the financial services industry to Skyway. In his new role as Senior Advisor, Frank works directly with Skyway’s senior management team, the Capital Markets Committee, and the Independent Broker Dealer channel to identify and help to create  opportunities  to grow...

Tanner Bailey Joins the Skyway Capital Markets Broker Dealer Team and RIA Practice

Tanner Bailey has joined the Skyway Capital Markets Managing Broker Dealer Solutions Team as Regional Vice President for the Southeast markets with a primary focus on leading the growth of distribution for Skyway’s Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) practice. “We are really pleased Tanner has joined our team and have all...

Skyway earns a spot on Inc. 5000 Regionals: Florida 2021 list

Skyway Capital Markets earned a spot on Inc. 5000 Regionals: Florida 2021 list. "The companies that made our ranking set a high bar. In a period when so many businesses lack clarity, these leaders are bound to be the first to get to tomorrow." - Inc. We continue to provide...

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Skyway’s M&A Group Sees Strong Uptick in Family-Owned Business Sales

Skyway’s M&A Group Sees Strong Uptick in Family-Owned Business Sales Since September, the Skyway Capital Markets team has closed five corporate finance transactions totaling over $150 million in transaction value, including the majority sale of four family-owned businesses and a unique debt financing. Clients represented a variety of industries including...

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