Auctus Group Inc., a Chicago based investment banking firm, is pleased to announce its role as exclusive advisor to Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. (LMSG) in its acquisition of KMA One. The transaction was announced by Muhammad Azfar, Managing Principal of Auctus Group Inc.
“The acquisition of KMA One adds significant and critically important sales and marketing support capabilities to our offerings,” said Al Croke, LMSG’s President & CEO. “Our ability to provide Lead Generation, Territory Development, Telemarketing, Multi-Touch Marketing/Lead Nurturing and Business Value sales enablement tools will enhance our clients’ ability to realize their revenue growth targets.”
“Finding the right home for KMA One was challenging,” said Meryl McKenna, founder of KMA One. “We needed someone who would maintain our highly successful existing services and nurture our existing employees while providing the synergy to support strategic expansion.”
“We were delighted to have found LMSG,” said Keith Manning, founder of KMA One. “Our mutual desires and philosophies fit like a glove!”
Both Manning and McKenna will continue to work at KMA One in executive and production roles.
KMA One will continue to function as a stand-alone brand and will support the client needs of LMSG companies JGSullivan Interactive, DuFour Advertising, and WeblyGuys.
“We are thrilled to be working with the management team of LMSG especially President & CEO, Al Croke and SVP Michael Mancini,” said Muhammad Azfar, Managing Principal of Auctus Group Inc. “We look forward to our continued relationship and support to the management team and shareholders as they complete their aggressive roll-up acquisition strategy. Both Al and Mike have been instrumental in the identification of some key assets as they continue to provide services to various Fortune 100 clients.”
About Auctus Group Inc.
Auctus Group Inc is a multi-faceted financial group specializing in merger & acquisition advisory, institutional private placements of debt and equity, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. In select situations, Auctus provides debt/equity cash infusions to lower middle market companies through its affiliate, Auctus Partners, L.P. Our experienced professionals have the necessary foresight to navigate through highly complicated transactions in order to maximize value for our clients and create steady growth. With best-in-class access to strategic and financial buyers, as well as capital providers, throughout the world, our bankers identify opportunities and navigate challenges with a local understanding on a global scale.