November 25, 2013 – BellMark Partners, LLC (“BellMark”) is pleased to announce that it advised East End Welding, Inc. (“EEW”) in its sale to Connell Limited Partnership (“Connell”). Based in Brimfield, OH, EEW is a leading heavy steel fabricator that manufactures and repairs large part precision fabricated products through its turnkey offering of services including cutting, machining, forming, welding, blasting, and painting. EEW was founded in 1949 and serves customers in the energy and power generation, industrial, defense, and minerals and mining industries.
Connell is a Boston, MA based company with manufacturing and engineering operations in North America, Europe and Asia, principally serving customers in the automotive, energy, mining, construction, and agriculture industries. Connell is a family-owned business that is characterized by market leading companies, excellence in operations, and a strong commitment to each of its portfolio companies.
BellMark is a boutique investment banking firm focused on providing advisory services to middle market and lower middle market companies in the consumer products, industrial, healthcare, and business services industries. BellMark provides advice to family businesses, entrepreneurial or closely-held companies, private equity-owned companies, and small-cap public companies. Services include: mergers and acquisitions, strategic alternatives reviews, restructurings, debt & equity capital raising, valuations & fairness opinions.