Corporate Finance Associates Assists Finishing Innovations in Sale to Dobbs Equity Partners

November 15, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), an international middle-market investment banking services firm providing merger and acquisition, business valuation, capital resources, and financial advisory services, announced it acted as the exclusive advisor in the sale of Finishing Innovations , Inc. of Mason, Tennessee to Dobbs Equity Partners.

Finishing Innovations is a full service orthopedic instrument metal finishing company specializing in metal finishing services, from heat treatments through hard chrome electroplating and laser etching. Founded in 2004 by three veterans of the metal finishing industry, Finishing Innovations fast became the market leader in its field. Their strong emphasis on superior quality and customer service helped build a solid customer base of both major orthopedic companies and orthopedic company vendors.

"It was very important to the owners of Finishing Innovations that a potential buyer value the loyalty and skill of their current management team and staff. Over half their original employees were still intact. Dobbs Equity Partners was a perfect fit, as they tend to work with existing management and look to achieve significant long term growth" said Gerald Lindsay, Managing Director of CFA Memphis.

Dobbs Equity Partners is a private equity group located in Memphis, Tennessee. When investing they seek long-term appreciation, work closely with existing management teams and look to grow businesses into market leaders.

Transaction Information
On September 24, 2010, Dobbs Equity Partners acquired Finishing Innovations, Inc. in a private transaction. The terms were not disclosed. Financial representation was provided by Gerald W. Lindsay of Corporate Finance Associates.

About Corporate Finance Associates
Corporate Finance Associates is a major investment banking services firm, with over 30 offices across North America providing middle-market companies with a wide range of financial advisory services and access to capital resources. From project inception to completion a senior principal guides clients through every challenge, advocates on their behalf, and leverages CFA's experience and extensive resources. More information on selling a business is available via the Internet at