News and Resources

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Leaders advises ownership of Capricorn Products on sale to Japanese subsidiary Nittobo of America transaction June 25, 2019
Leaders advises majority shareholder in buyout transaction transaction February 11, 2019
Leaders advises All Welding Supplies, Inc. on its sale to Airgas, an Air Liquide Company transaction October 31, 2018
Leaders advises OMNI on its sale to Airgas, an Air Liquide Company transaction October 30, 2018
Leaders advises ownership of The Jojoba Company in sale to Jojoba Valley, an Israeli company transaction October 4, 2018
Hodgdon divests certain shipyard assets to Washburn & Doughty transaction July 31, 2018
Leaders advises Portland Harbor Fuel Co., Inc. on its sale transaction July 31, 2018
Leaders advises Breggy Oil on sale to Dead River Company transaction November 8, 2017
Matt Caras interviewed by GasWorld magazine article April 19, 2017
Caras and Deveaux publish two-part article on family business transactions article February 1, 2017
Brian Deveaux appointed CFO of Hussey Seating Company. news January 3, 2017
Leaders LLC advises Rufus Deering Company on its Sale to Eldredge Lumber & Hardware transaction November 30, 2016
Brian Deveaux addresses business leaders in Kansas City presentation September 13, 2016
Leaders LLC's National Reputation as Family Business M&A Advisor Continues to Grow news September 1, 2016
Brian Deveaux elected trustee of the Susan L. Curtis Charitable Foundation news July 14, 2016
New York professionals tap into Leaders LLC's expertise in family business transactions news March 17, 2016
Leaders LLC advises Enterprise Foundry on its Sale to Enterprise Castings transaction March 1, 2016
Leaders LLC Advises Atlantic Great Dane on its Sale to Its Management transaction February 26, 2016
Matt Caras speaks to national audience on mergers and acquisitions as a means of resolving family business dilemmas presentation October 9, 2015
Brian Deveaux has articled published in 25th Anniversary Edition of CryoGas International article September 1, 2015
Leaders LLC advises Ward Sales Company on its sale to Airgas transaction July 1, 2015
Brian Deveaux speaks to industry leaders in Pennsylvania presentation June 1, 2015
Brian Deveaux quoted in gasworld magazine article April 1, 2015
Matt Caras co-authors case study on "A Mediator's Role in Successful Family-Owned Business Transitions" for a national publication article April 1, 2015
Leaders advises Anania & Associates Investment Company in its acquisition of Elmet Technologies transaction January 26, 2015
Article by Matt Caras on merger transactions is published in CryoGas International, the world's leading periodical in the industrial gases and cryogenic industries article August 1, 2014
Leaders advises Russell Engineering on its sale to Worthington Industries transaction July 31, 2014
Article by Matt Caras on use of a neutral negotiation facilitator in merger and acquisition transactions published in The Maine Lawyers Review article July 19, 2014
Leaders advises A&T Fuel on its sale to Lampron transaction June 18, 2014
Leaders' team of Brian Deveaux, Buzz Campbell and Matt Caras present to business owners on topic of enhancing value in distribution businesses presentation June 6, 2014
Matt Caras Elected Director of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust news May 20, 2014
Leaders advises Sherwood Trading in its spin-off from New England Discount Retailers transaction February 14, 2014
Brian Deveaux has article published, "I Didn't Know That - Avoiding the UH-OH Moments that Can Kill A Deal" article January 1, 2014
Leaders advises Arcet and Machine & Welding on the merger of their businesses forming Arc3 Gases transaction October 31, 2013
gasworld acquires CryoGas International news August 1, 2013
Matt Caras addresses business leaders in Atlantic City news May 30, 2013
Matt Caras has articled published -My Father's Cylinders article April 1, 2013
Leaders advises Georgia Construction Products on its acquisition of Sealant & Waterproofing Supply (SWS) transaction March 22, 2013
Leaders partner Angus King elected to the United States Senate news January 3, 2013
Matt Caras appointed to Advisory Council of National Association for Conflict Resolution news January 1, 2013
Leaders advises David Baker on shareholder buyout and recapitalization of Trico Millwork transaction December 28, 2012
Leaders advises Williams Alloys & Welding Equipment on its sale to Praxair Distribution transaction December 1, 2012
Leaders advises Whiting Oil Corp. on the sale of its propane business to NGL Energy Partners LP transaction November 9, 2012
Leaders advises Aimtek on the sale of its industrial gas business to Praxair Distribution transaction November 1, 2012
Leaders advises Nouria Energy Corporation on its divestiture of Lampron Energy transaction August 27, 2012
Matt Caras addresses business leaders in Connecticut presentation August 14, 2012
Matt Caras to lead two workshops at ABA Advanced Mediation and Mediation Advocacy Institute news July 1, 2012
Bangor Daily News quotes Matt Caras on recent M&A activity in Maine news May 11, 2012
Leaders partner Angus King to run for U.S. Senate as Independent news March 1, 2012
Matt Caras is panelist at Turnaround Management Association event on Alternative Dispute Resolution news March 1, 2012
Leaders conducts successful controlled sale process and auction of New Hampshire convenience store chain transaction February 6, 2012
Matt Caras to speak on ethics at Maine State Bar Association CLE Program news February 1, 2012
Do I Feel Lucky? -- An update to The Tax Man Cometh article January 1, 2012
Matt Caras attends Association for Conflict Resolution annual conference and is appointed to national committee news October 15, 2011
Leaders advises Blue Marble Geographics on its acquisition of Global Mapper Software transaction July 30, 2011
Leaders advises Hussey Seating Company on its acquisition of Clarin Seating transaction June 14, 2011
Brian Deveaux has article published, "Navigating the M&A Journey" article April 1, 2011
Leaders advises Atlantic Boat in connection with recapitalization transaction December 15, 2010
Leaders advises Hussey Seating Company on its acquisition of PERMA-CAPĀ® and PERMA-PLANKĀ® transaction September 22, 2010
Leaders advises ETOX on its sale to Matheson Tri-Gas transaction December 23, 2009
Leaders advises INOX India on its acquisition of a majority interest in Cryogenic Vessel Alternatives transaction December 21, 2009
Brian Deveaux has article published, "The Tax Man Cometh" article December 1, 2009
Leaders advises Wholesale Express/Pillsbury's LLC on the sale of its plumbing & heating service and contracting business transaction April 8, 2009
Brian Deveaux has article published, "Opportunity in the Midst of a Mess" article January 1, 2009
Leaders advises Rice Oil on the sale of its ice manufacturing and distribution business transaction November 24, 2008
Leaders advises Rice Oil on the sale of certain of its convenience store and retail motor fuels assets to Irving Oil transaction June 27, 2008
Leaders advises Rice Oil on the sale of its wholesale gasoline business and certain of its convenience stores to Summit Distribution transaction June 27, 2008
Leaders advises Rice Oil on the sale of its transportation business to Abenaqui Carriers transaction March 26, 2008
Leaders advises Rice Oil on the sale of its heating oil and propane businesses to Inergy transaction March 1, 2008
Leaders advises Scandia Manufacturing on its sale to Granite State Manufacturing transaction January 1, 2008
Brian Deveaux publishes overview of presentation at Gases & Welding Distributors Association annual convention article November 1, 2007
Leaders advises Wadleigh's on its sale to Dead River Corporation transaction October 1, 2007
Leaders advises Middlesex Gases & Technologies on its acquisition of Massachusetts Oxygen transaction September 1, 2007
Brian Deveaux publishes Three-Part Series on M&A Metrics in Industrial Gas Industry article July 1, 2007
Leaders advises Bradford Oil Company on its sale to Champlain Oil Company transaction April 18, 2007
Leaders LLC advises Polar Cryogenics on its Sale to Matheson Tri-Gas transaction April 13, 2007
Leaders advises John J. Barry on his recapitalization of New England Propane transaction October 1, 2006
Leaders advises Johnson & Dix on equity-backed management buyout of wholesale and retail fuels business transaction June 1, 2006
Leaders advises WESCO & All State Medical Gases on their sale to Merriam Graves transaction January 1, 2006
Leaders advises J.Marc Boccaccio on his recapitalization of US Airweld transaction January 1, 2006
Leaders advises NuCO2 on its acquisition of assets of Linde Gas transaction May 1, 2005
Leaders advises NuCO2 on its acquisition of assets of Coca Cola Enterprises transaction May 1, 2005
Leaders advises TGP on its sale to RAF Industries transaction January 1, 2005
Leaders advises Matheson Tri-Gas on its acquisition of assets from Air Liquide transaction November 2, 2004
Leaders advises Texas Trailer on its sale to RAF Industries transaction October 31, 2004
Leaders advises GTS, Inc. in its management buyout of the Messer GT&S assets of Air Liquide transaction October 29, 2004
Leaders advises Hancock Lumber on its acquisition of Marriner Lumber transaction September 1, 2004
Leaders advises Portland Valve on its sale to Colfax Corporation transaction August 1, 2004
Leaders advises Pillsbury's, Inc. on its sale to Wholesale Express LLC transaction August 1, 2004
Leaders advises Berkshire Healthcare on its sale to Healthstar Pharmacy transaction August 1, 2004
Leaders advises Northeast Mechanical on its sale to Blake Equipment transaction July 1, 2004
Leaders advises Bridgecorp on its sale to Pike Industries transaction April 1, 2004
Leaders advises West Coast Welders Supply in its sale to Wine Country Gases transaction December 1, 2003
Leaders advises Dover Resources in its divestiture of the Wittemann Company and Wittcold Systems to Cryogenic Industries transaction February 1, 2003
Leaders advises Goddard Valve in its sale to Rego Products transaction January 1, 2003
Leaders advises Auxilor on its sale to Datawatch transaction September 1, 2002
Leaders advises I&R Associates on its sale to Bisson Moving & Storage transaction November 1, 2001
Leaders advises Rockwood Swendeman on its sale to Circor International transaction November 1, 2000
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