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Grand Avenue Capital assisted the shareholders of Cal Plate and its sister company, Airmark Company in the sale of these entities to a private investor. 


Cal Plate, founded in 1966, is the premier printing plate manufacturing company serving the corrugated and flexible packaging industry in California. Airmark is a screen printing company producing custom made decals for fleet graphics and many other markets requiring high resiliency label markings. 



Grand Avenue managed this transaction, providing valuation and other financial advisory services to the shareholder of Cal Plate/Airmark, managed the world-wide search for investors (including strategic and financial), and negotiated a transaction between the parties. 



About Grand Avenue Capital  Investment Bankers


Grand Avenue Capital is an investment banking firm focusing on middle-market merger / acquisitions (both buy-side and sell-side engagements), private placements of capital for growth opportunities, valuations and strategic investment advisory services in various industry sectors. Grand Avenue Capital's culture embraces teamwork, tenacity, perseverance  and creativity to provide our domestic and international clients exceptional value, delivering skillful positioning and relentless execution.  Grand Avenue Capital becomes a trusted adviser to its clients. 


Based in Pasadena, California and Chicago, Illinois, Grand Avenue Capital augments its international capabilities through its active participation in One to One Corporate Finance,   an exclusive global alliance of M&A advisory firms.


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