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Select Clients

Here is a sample of the hundreds of transactions we've completed - businesses much like yours.

Manufacturing & Technology

Ace Label Systems INc.

Changer Systems

Chemtool Engineered Systems

Custom Caseworks

Data Print Distribution


Designer sign systems

Donlyn Manufacturing

Endurance Technologies

Fab Pipe

Hamer, Inc.


M-Pact Corp.

Peerless Plastics

Perceptive engineerinG


Tafco Equipment

Technical Ordnance, Inc.

Distribution & Consumer

biffs boxes

Carpet king

Eagan oil

Gopher oil


Hallman Oil co.

King distributing

lubrication technologies

mara-mi, inc.

Metro forklift

Olympic pool

Packaged furniture & carpet

quest engineering

river city packaging

roberts-hamilTON CO.

Samaritan Wholesale TirE

Storlie Company



Food & Services

bec-lin of perham

behavioral medical interventions

chanhassen Dinner Theatres


clover super foods

Groups Meetings Incentives Inc.

horizon milling

iroquois brands (champale)

passport benefit solutions

rodriguez festive foods

sparta foods

ventura foods

Willmar Air Service




Lingate stands a mile high over others I’ve dealt with in the industry. I can’t say enough good things about them; the words that come to mind are respectability, integrity and credibility.
— Chris Bame, Chairman, Lube-Tech

We really valued the expertise and perspective that Lingate brought to our merger and acquisition projects. They always did a great job for us.
— John Schmitz, Retired CFO, CHS Inc.

I wanted to retire and take my money out of my company, yet make it possible for my loyal management team to be secure in their futures and have opportunities to increase their equity while they grew the company. Lingate located exactly the right investor (which was 2,000 miles away) and negotiated a transaction that accomplished my personal and financial goals.
— William Martin, Former Owner, Hamer

Lingate’s approach allowed management to stay in place with the company while the majority shareholder retired and withdrew his equity in cash. We appreciated that Lingate provided an accurate memorandum, responded to our analysis needs quickly and worked creatively to craft an equitable transaction for all parties to the transaction.
— John Palmer, Founding Partner, Hanover Partners

I had a feeling Lingate understood the seller and where I was coming as a buyer. They gave me an opportunity to get the deal done.
— Bill Bailey, Owner, Carpet King