FROM THE SELLER'S VIEW

Kenneth Raupach

Co-founder, Allied 100

Value-added distributor and retailer of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), AED supplies and accessories and advanced life support monitors.

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We’ve found the best way to learn is by listening

Very early in the potential acquisition process Thompson Street will have learned your business well enough to talk to you on your terms. We’ll come in with ideas about how, as your partner, we might go about quickly adding even greater value to your operation.

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Stephen J. Sullivan
Chairman of the Board
BIO-IVT Group

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Business in three words: Direct, straightforward, honest

Part of the Thompson Street approach is to keep everything as simple as possible. That includes answering your questions in plain, everyday English. We’ve won business based, in large part, on the way we communicate ideas. Talk with us – and hear for yourself.

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Mark Schabel
CEO
Receivables Management Partners

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Promises kept

Your business is the tangible result of hard work and hours too long to calculate. Selling a part or all of it is a process that requires, among other things, a great deal of trust. Thompson Street is known for doing what we say we’ll do. Without exception.

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Eric Grosgogeat
CEO
FocusVision

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A refreshing simplicity

Once you’ve decided to sell part or all of your business, you might brace for an avalanche of complications. It doesn’t have to be that way. Thompson Street has the proven ability to keep the process quick, and often surprisingly uncomplicated.

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Tom Mingo
Co-founder
Vaddio

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We’ll talk your language

Very early in the process Thompson Street will have learned your business well enough to converse with you on your terms and knowledgeably discuss how, as your partner, we might add even greater value to your operations.

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Kenneth Raupach
Co-founder
Allied 100

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Plain English spoken here

We believe in keeping things as simple as possible. That includes answering your questions in plain, everyday English. We’ve been known to win business largely based on clear, straight-forward communications. Talk with us – and hear for yourself.

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Jon Dobbs
Co-founder
Allied 100

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Your growth is our growth

Many sellers are primarily looking for help growing their companies to the next level. Thompson Street brings a growth strategy to the table and works as your partner to put it into play as soon as the deal is done.

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Dan Nettesheim
CEO
BarcodesInc

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Hands on or hands off – it’s up to you

We understand that the seller is likely the ultimate expert on the business. That’s why it isn’t our practice to come in and “take over,” but rather, to support management with our expertise, to the degree most productive for everyone.

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Paul Estes
CEO
TierPoint

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You’ll be dealing with people. Make sure they’re people you like.

In the world of business acquisitions, the importance of compatibility cannot be overstated. All else being equal, having a buyer that understands – and shares – your values can make all the difference.

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Ricky Brooks
CEO
Express Oil Change & Service Center

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Making a daunting process easy on you

Most business owners looking to sell aren’t versed in the complexities of private equity. That’s why working with the right people – people you can relate to – can make the transaction much more comfortable.

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Dan Burkes
Founder and Former CEO
Iracore International

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Chemistry – the foundation of every successful deal

In the search for the right deal partner, financial resources, expertise and integrity may come readily to mind. But every bit as important is chemistry, because without it there can be no satisfactory deal.

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Arthur Logan
Board Member, Former CEO
Logan's Uniform Rental

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Knowing the potential of your business

It takes a keen understanding of a company – and what it does – to help take it higher. Thompson Street will quickly come to know the workings of your business to become a trusted and valued partner in the growth of your firm.

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Todd Deibel
President
Universal Air Filter

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Done the way you envision it

We understand that in today’s market, deals need to move quickly. But it also needs to be the right deal. We pledge to bring to the process the experience and resources needed to get the right deal done, on time.

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John Pedlow
Former CEO
Broadcast Electronics

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We do it together

We go beyond capital investment to provide the right operational support. At Thompson Street, we partner with management to execute clear, sound strategies and to assist them in making new ideas reality.

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Andy Kelly
Former President and CEO
Kele

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