HBM was thrilled to host our first portfolio-wide in-person Talent Connect event since 2019 on Sept 21st & 22nd. Over 90 leaders from Mississippi Lime Company, Schafer Industries, HarperLove, Control Devices, and HBM gathered in St. Louis for a day and a half of networking, leadership development, and shared learning. Reflections & The Future The […]
HBM is thrilled to welcome, Emily Godefroid, as our new Manager, Office Administration. Will you tell us a little more about your professional background? I joined Washington University in 2012 as a Coordinator in the Facility Services Department. Before joining Wash U, I worked with American Burglary and Fire as an Account Executive and with […]
ST. LOUIS, MO – (October 13, 2021) – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) announced today it has acquired Control Devices, LLC of Fenton, MO. Control Devices, a portfolio company of Goldner Hawn founded in 1963, is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered flow-control products utilized in niche applications across a diverse array of end markets. […]
ST. LOUIS, MO – (January 2, 2020) – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) announced today it has acquired HarperLove of Charlotte, North Carolina. HarperLove, founded in 1978 and a portfolio company of Graycliff Partners, is a leading provider of specialty adhesives, performance additives and wet-strength resins to corrugated packaging manufacturers. The acquisition expands HBM’s portfolio of specialty […]
ST. LOUIS, MO – (July 8, 2019) – Mississippi Lime Company (“Mississippi Lime”), a leading global supplier of high-calcium lime products and a portfolio company of HBM Holdings (“HBM”), today announced it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the Calera, Alabama lime business of Covia (NYSE: CVIA), operating historically as Southern Lime. The Calera […]
HBM’s VP of corporate development talks about the role investors play in addressing talent shortages, new technology and tariffs This episode of the Middle Market Growth Conversations podcast features Andrew Fulford, vice president of corporate development for HBM Holdings. Fulford spoke with MMG Editor Kathryn Mulligan about HBM’s approach to investing in industrial products and […]
We are excited to share the St. Louis Business Journal May 2018 edition featuring HBM in the Transforming Business through Technology article. The article talks about the role software technology is playing in the future of businesses, family businesses, tech investment decisions, how technology has changed the way in doing business, cybersecurity, cortex office, hiring […]
We are excited to share the Middle Market Growth Magazine May/June 2018 edition featuring HBM in the Human Capital Changes the Equation article. The article talks about many factors that contribute to the success of portfolio companies, from access to capital to their business models and customer base, but private equity firms are increasingly recognizing […]
We are excited to share the Spray Technology & Marketing March edition featuring Aerofil Technology and HBM in the A Good Year’s Work article. The article delves into the factors underpinning HBM’s acquisition of Aerofil in late 2017 and why Lean manufacturing practices are a key component of Aerofil’s growth.
The St. Louis Business Journal article, On the Hunt: HBM Holdings Grows Revenue to Nearly $800 million as it Seeks More Acquisitions tells HBM’s story, from an idea conceived during a brainstorming session at Mississippi Lime Company, to where we are today.
In the summer issue of Middle Market Growth magazine, HBM Holdings and Tru-Flex discuss how HBM’s patient capital approach to investing has helped Tru-Flex execute on their long-term business strategy.
HBM was recently interviewed by Middle Market Growth magazine in a special webinar entitled “Manufacturing Through a Private Equity Lens” which featured HBM’s CEO Mike DeCola, as well as the CEO of HBM’s portfolio company Tru-Flex, Gregg Notestine.