November 10th, 2022

Jerry Clark and Blake Johnson attended the 24th annual Industrial and Economic Development Summit on November 10th.  This half-day event took place at the Golden Valley Country Club.

Successful Transaction!

CRI Recycling Service Inc., dba CRI Environmental Solutions (“CRI”), exclusively represented by SealedBid, is a commercial waste management company headquartered in Woodville, Wisconsin.  With 25+ years of success, CRI provides consumable absorbent cleaning products and disposal services to industrial customers across 22 states.  Brass Ring Capital, Inc. (“Brass Ring”) is a private investment firm focused exclusively on ownership transitions for small businesses, headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.  By partnering with management, Brass Ring looks to build on CRI’s long-term success!

July 28th, 2022

Blake Johnson participated in the Minnesota FFA (Future Farmers of America) Foundation’s 19th annual gold tournament!  The event was held at Island Pine Golf Course in Atwater, Minnesota on July 18th, 2022.  FFA is the premier youth organization preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture.

New Acquisition Opportunity!

As an established leader in recycling for non-hazardous waste, the Company has taken a consultative approach to improving customers waste disposal practices by providing a turnkey solution with environmental goals in mind.

New “Where Are They Now?” Updates!

SealedBid recently released TWO new “Where Are They Now?” pieces!  The first piece is about Dan Charbonneau and the second piece is about Jock Donaldson.  To read the full “Where Are They Now?” updates, visit our Case Studies page.

Successful Transaction!

Import Specialties, Incorporated dba Heartland America (“Heartland”), exclusively represented by SealedBid, is headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota.  Heartland (a catalog and E-Commerce Company) was established in 1985 and serves customers throughout North America, specializing in providing quality general merchandise at low prices.  The Company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and subsequently pursued a 363 Sale.  HLA USA LLC (“HLA”) is an investment group that partnered with the existing Heartland management to recapitalize the business.  With additional financial security and operational strength, the Company is well positioned to continue serving its loyal customer base through expanded catalog and E-Commerce offerings.

Successful Transaction!

Northland Pallet Inc. (“NPI”), exclusively represented by SealedBid, is a premier pallet solutions provider headquartered in Hugo, Minnesota.  With over 20 years of success, NPI services customers across the state of Minnesota and north-western Wisconsin.  Kamps, Inc. (“Kamps”) is a full-service national pallet company, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  With the addition of NPI’s new market expertise, the acquisition builds upon Kamps‘ core mission of delivering customer-centric pallet services on a national scale.

New Acquisition Opportunity!

SealedBid is exclusively representing a Cheese Manufacturing Facility.  This premier cheese facility has successfully produced quality Italian cheese products in its current configuration for more than two decades.  View additional information about B2722.

Successful Transaction!

SIM Supply, Inc. (“SIM Supply”), exclusively represented by SealedBid, is an E-Commerce retailer headquartered in Hibbing, Minnesota.  The Company has nearly 40 years of success servicing mining & industrial customers both locally and internationally.  Innovative Office Solutions LLC (“Innovative”) acquired SIM Supply as an effort to expand the Company’s “E-Tailer” sales channel.  Innovative is a premier woman-owned business and one of the largest office solutions companies in the country.  With the addition of SIM Supply’s marketplace expertise and strong northern Minnesota presence, the combined teams are well positioned to continue growth!

Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

Jerry Clark was inducted alongside his bandmates from The Epicureans into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association Hall of Fame!


June 8th, 2021
SealedBid was a Corporate Sponsor (for the third year in a row) at the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association (“CMMA“) Golf Social!  This golf event was held at Wapicada Golf Club on June 8th, 2021 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

New Acquisition Opportunity!

SealedBid is exclusively representing a Healthcare Service Company.  For the past 10+ years, this Company has delivered exemplary ambulatory care, correctional care and public health nursing.  View additional information about B2640.

June 14th, 2022

SealedBid was a Corporate Sponsor at the 2022 Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association (“CMMA“) Golf Social!  This was the fourth year in a row that SealedBid was a Corporate Sponsor at this event.  The Golf Social took place at the Wapicada Golf Club on June 14th, 2022 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

New Acquisition Opportunity!

SealedBid is exclusively representing a Pallet Manufacturer.  For over 20 years, this Company has manufactured new & reconstructed wood pallets.

January 25th, 2022

Jerry was a participant in the Private Equity Roundtable “State of the Middle Market 2022” hosted by Fredrikson & Byron P.A. and GF Data held via Zoom!

New Acquisition Opportunity!

SealedBid is exclusively representing a Branded Mobile Technology Company.  This Company has established itself as a premier international supplier of consumer electronic products for numerous mobile and outdoor applications.

Congratulations, Isabel!

SealedBid Team Member, Isabel Meza and her husband welcomed a baby girl this past summer!

May 25, 2021

Representing SealedBid, Jerry Clark (Founding/Managing Officer) accepted the Platinum Club award during M&A Source’s 2021 Virtual Deal Summit!  The Platinum Club is the highest award presented to deal makers based on total enterprise value of completed sell-side and buy-side transactions in the calendar year!