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Evolving As Your Environment Changes

Evolving As Your Environment Changes

November 16, 2022  | Posted by: Marco Eadie

Recently O’Keefe held a panel discussion around investing in cannabis, dos and don’ts and what to do when considering a reorganization or turnaround. However, conversation started long before our September event. The Michigan cannabis market was experiencing some of the… Continue Reading  

Happy November 15th  – The Economic Impact of Hunting

Happy November 15th – The Economic Impact of Hunting

November 15, 2022  | Posted by: John Ruther

Can you name the special day each November that is a school holiday in many districts, and requires a brief recess for the Michigan State legislature?  No, it has nothing to do with bad Lions football or turkey dinners.  The… Continue Reading  

Forefront Friday – M&A Trends

Forefront Friday – M&A Trends

November 11, 2022  | Posted by: Marco Eadie

Marco Eadie is joined by Kim Easterle Mattes, Senior Vice President at Aon to discuss recent trends in M&A, compared to years past, and the factors of influence.

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 4

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 4

November 4, 2022  | Posted by: Patrick O'Keefe

Pat O’Keefe is once again joined by Derron Sanders, CEO of SG Energy Solutions, as they discuss electric vehicles and the various challenges & tailwinds facing the industry.

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 3

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 3

October 28, 2022  | Posted by: Patrick O'Keefe

Pat O’Keefe is joined by Derron Sanders, CEO of SG Energy Solutions, as they explore how the market is adapting to alternative energy sources and what challenges the U.S. may face.

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 2

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 2

October 21, 2022  | Posted by: Patrick O'Keefe

With inflation continuing to rise, how has this affected rental rates for tenants? Could 2023 be even more challenging for renters? Pat O’Keefe talks to Selam Sanders to get some insight.

A $20 Billion Investment to the State Just South of Michigan

A $20 Billion Investment to the State Just South of Michigan

October 19, 2022  | Posted by: John Ruther

No doubt you have seen ads lately touting the good news that SK Siltron CSS plans expanding the capacity of manufacturing semiconductors in Michigan; and while $300 million is nowhere near the $20 billion investment by Intel to manufacture wafers… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 1

Pat O’Keefe Interview with SG Companies – Part 1

October 14, 2022  | Posted by: Patrick O'Keefe

With rising interest rates continuing to cause turbulence in the real estate industry, have the expectations of institutional & private investors begun to shift? How are sellers reacting? We turn to Selam Sanders of SG Real Estate for insight.

Forefront Friday – Recession Trends

Forefront Friday – Recession Trends

October 7, 2022  | Posted by: Patrick O'Keefe

Forefront Friday with Pat O’Keefe

The American Fur Company – 200 year old turnaround story

The American Fur Company – 200 year old turnaround story

October 7, 2022  | Posted by: John Ruther

This year marks the 200th anniversary of one of the greatest turnaround successes in United States history. In, 1822 John Jacob Astor moved the headquarters of his recently reorganized American Fur Company to Mackinac Island. The company was in financial… Continue Reading