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Red Hawk Associates primarily provides deal-origination services for buyers of middle-market family or founder-owned firms. 

"I like to work with buyers of these businesses because I understand the seller's perspective and want to do what I can to preserve his/her business through a successful transaction" David Brown, Red Hawk Manager

Current Projects Include:

Buy Side
1) Precision contract machining firms with specialty in swiss style machining - with Kirkwood Industries
2) Contract spring and stamping manufacturers - with Elyria Spring
3) Industrial or medical distribution - with Hephaestus Group
4) Natural resource (soil, mulch, related products) product manufacturers - with Ohio Mulch
5) Digital marketing or data analytics firms - with Fathom
6) Safety item manufacturers or distributors for use in DCs and fulfillment centers - with Ergomat
7) Special situations - with multiple investors

Why Choose Red Hawk?  Two Primary Client Services Divisions and a Philanthropic Effort:

1. Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Services:

    a. Acquisition Searches for Clients
    b. Alliance and Joint Venture Searches
    c. Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy Development

      Recent Announcements: 
2. Debt Restructuring and Turnaround Leadership and Consulting: 

    a. Shareholder and Senior Management Advisory Services
    b. Lender Advisory Services
    c. Debtor Representation
    d. Creditor Committee Representation
    e. C-Suite Leadership
    f. Strategy and operations consulting for senior management

David and his project team have learned the strategies and tactics that work in the real world to help our Clients. As an independent firm without conflicts, Red Hawk provides you more value for less of an investment.

3. David Brown and Red Hawk Philanthropic Efforts: We try to apply management science to solve problems to help in the following areas: 

    a. Empower the Poorest: Including by helping to improve access to higher education for high schoolers working at golf courses and private clubs: special focus on Georgetown University and Ohio colleges
    b. Create More Wealth in the American Economy: With a focus on improving economic education with special focus on modern monetary theory

David is also looking for opportunities, pro bono, to assist financially troubled non profit organizations.

Please contact David Brown to discuss anything related to the above initiatives, thank you.

Do You Need Assistance? Contact:

"I'm the only Mergers and Acquisitions advisor in Ohio who has the Certified Turnaround Professional certification. I was also the first Ohioan (in 1996) to achieve this certification. My team and I have helped numerous middle market buyers and sellers succeed. Please contact me at" Thanks, David Brown.

David Brown, Managing Director
Red Hawk Associates, Ltd.
P.O. Box 24905
Cleveland, OH 44124

Tel. 216/464-8714

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