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Significant Changes To Stellantis FCA Terms And Next Steps For Suppliers

Significant Changes To Stellantis FCA Terms And Next Steps For Suppliers

January 19, 2022

Pat O’Keefe sits down with Dan Rustmann, Automotive Group Co-Chair at Butzel Long, to discuss some Breaking News regarding Stellantis. Dan describes broadly the nature of Stellantis FCA terms changes and the firm’s forthcoming analysis while Pat offers tactics regarding… Continue Reading  

O’Keefe’s Missions & Visions with Marco Eadie

O’Keefe’s Missions & Visions with Marco Eadie

January 18, 2022

As published in Michigan Lawyers Weekly Q. What is your area of practice? A. I lead our Corporate Finance practice here at O’Keefe which focuses on traditional M&A advisory services catered to the middle market. Our services include mergers, acquisitions,… Continue Reading  

How to Assess Whether a Small-Business Loan Will Work for You

How to Assess Whether a Small-Business Loan Will Work for You

October 13, 2021

Keith Chulumovich, Managing Director at O’Keefe, was recently quoted in a Bloomberg article. The article, titled How to Assess Whether a Small-Business Loan Will Work for You, gives tips to small business owners looking for a loan. You want to… Continue Reading  

Matt Rizzo Quoted on Feldman Report

Matt Rizzo Quoted on Feldman Report

October 1, 2021

Matt Rizzo was quoted on the WWJ News Radio Feldman Report. “There are cannabis acquisition rumblings here in Michigan because adult use marijuana is still in its infancy so competition is relatively low and that means profits can easily be… Continue Reading  

NIL Rights for College Athletes

NIL Rights for College Athletes

September 19, 2021

Pat O’Keefe joined Mike Sullivan as the guest of the week on the FanDuel Sportsbook Show with Sully. Pat discussed the history and recent changes with name, image, and licensing (NIL) rights for college athletes.     Watch the entire… Continue Reading  

Waiting for the shoe to drop: Corporate bankruptcies are expected to tick up

Waiting for the shoe to drop: Corporate bankruptcies are expected to tick up

September 16, 2021

As published in Crain’s Detroit Business By Nick Manes The Paycheck Protection Program and other forms of government stimulus have been roundly criticized for all manner of reasons, but they’ve been incredibly successful at keeping companies out of bankruptcy. Despite… Continue Reading  

Gage Growth acquisition puts Michigan in marijuana M&A sights

Gage Growth acquisition puts Michigan in marijuana M&A sights

September 8, 2021

Matthew Rizzo, Managing Director at O’Keefe and head of our Arizona office, was recently quoted in an article published by Crain’s Detroit Business. The article discusses the recent acquisition of Gage Growth Corp., one of Michigan’s biggest marijuana sellers. Gage… Continue Reading  

The Cannabis Industry Space Race: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos & Richard Branson

The Cannabis Industry Space Race: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos & Richard Branson

August 5, 2021

Marco Eadie, Managing Director at O’Keefe, was recently quoted in an article published by Benzinga. The article asked operators in various parts of the cannabis industry to predict the shape of the cannabis space race in its early stages. “Larger… Continue Reading  

Is the Guardian Building for sale? Maybe, for the right price, Evans says

Is the Guardian Building for sale? Maybe, for the right price, Evans says

July 30, 2021

In 2015, O’Keefe prepared a pro-bono report on the Guardian Building for Wayne County. In that report we suggested the county move its offices to New Center, creating a government office campus with the State of Michigan at its Cadillac… Continue Reading  

Pandemic Stress on Supply Chain, Other Shocks Mean Shortages of Goods and Materials

Pandemic Stress on Supply Chain, Other Shocks Mean Shortages of Goods and Materials

July 19, 2021

John Ruther, Managing Director of our Grand Rapids office, lends his perspective to a recent industry expert roundtable story published by Corp! magazine. The article discusses the stress on supply chain as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. You can… Continue Reading