Houlihan Smith & Company Inc.
CHICAGO and WATERTOWN, Wis., July 9 /PRNewswire/ — Houlihan Smith & Company Inc. (Houlihan) acted as the exclusive financial advisor in arranging a credit facility and equipment leasing facility for BSC Enterprises, LLC and BSC Equipment, LLC, also supporting their subsidiary, Clark Trucking, Inc., it was announced by Charles Botchway, Vice Chairman of Houlihan. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The financing was provided by Amcore Bank headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. “This facility will provide a considerable amount of savings to the company, and position them for marked growth,” stated Sylvester Gbewonyo, Houlihan’s Managing Director on the transaction.
BSC Enterprises began operations in 2000 in Watertown, Wisconsin. BSC Equipment focuses on trucking equipment used for BSC Enterprises’ main business of shipping and delivery services. Clark Trucking, BSC Enterprises, and BSC Equipment provide asset-based, full-service trucking and brokerage operations. The companies support a diverse range of freight handling while continuing to specialize in food product shipping. With their strong customer base, the companies are poised for expansion of all lines of business.
All divisions are positioned for growth and benefit from Clark Trucking’s reputation for dependability and shipment flexibility. The companies are owned by Mr. Bruce Clark, who stated “Houlihan Smith & Company was very easy to work with and did everything they could to make this raise as simple as possible.”
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. (“Houlihan”) is a specialized investment banking firm that provides advisory, financing and valuation services to public and private businesses. Houlihan is a registered broker-dealer and NASD/SIPC Member. Houlihan is affiliated and works closely with Houlihan Valuation Advisors, a leading valuation firm with offices throughout the United States, providing Houlihan with a team of industry experts to efficiently handle complex client engagements.
Houlihan understands the time sensitivity of corporate finance and is able to respond quickly and tenaciously to opportunities. The Houlihan approach creates corporate finance transactions where both business owners and investors mutually benefit. We have the knowledge, experience and relationships to match buyers and sellers, as well as to match the appropriate financing and capitalization structure to each unique client situation. The Houlihan name is synonymous with professional financial expertise and we provide cost-effective fairness and solvency opinions, as well as valuations for tax and financial reporting to some of the largest NYSE/NASDAQ companies, as well as small, privately held businesses.