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HBM Holdings Completes Platform Acquisition of Schafer Industries

ST. LOUIS, MO – (August 1, 2017) – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) announced today that it has acquired Schafer Industries (“Schafer”) of South Bend, Indiana. Schafer is a leading producer of high-precision, custom-engineered gears and machined parts for a wide range of applications, as well as transaxles, brake assemblies and other components for off-road vehicles.  The […]

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HBM Holdings Featured in Middle Market Growth’s Summer Issue

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. We are pleased to share The Patient Investor article which is featured in the summer edition of Middle Market Growth magazine.  The piece outlines how […]

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Shelly Cattoor Joins HBM’s Talent Development Team

We are pleased to announce that Shelly Cattoor joined HBM on September 5th as Senior Manager, Total Rewards reporting to Amy Fields, Vice President, and Chief Human Resources Officer.  Shelly will be an enterprise-wide resource responsible for carrying out the strategic and tactical efforts related to compensation, benefits and HR systems within HBM and across […]

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Day in the Life of a HBM Summer Associate – Q&A with Taylor Perry

We discussed Taylor Perry’s experience at HBM this summer, touching on his project work, HBM’s culture and life as a St. Louis resident CC: Can you share with us the project you worked on this summer and how it impacted HBM and/or the portfolio company? TP: This summer, I was assigned a technical project for […]

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Portfolio Company Spotlight: The 80-Year History of Schafer Industries

On August 1, 2017, HBM Holdings completed the platform acquisition of Schafer Industries, a leading producer of high-precision, custom-engineered gears and machined parts as well as assembled axles, transaxles, transmissions, brake assemblies and other components for a wide variety of industries. Founded in 1934 – right in the middle of the Great Depression – Schafer […]

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Charles Mullenger joins HBM as a Corporate Development Associate

HBM welcomes Charles Mullenger as an Associate and a member of the firm’s Accelerated Development Program. Charles will work with Daniel Wright, VP of Corporate Development, and the Associates team on internal consulting projects and strategic projects focused on adding value to HBM’s portfolio companies.     CC: Can you share your educational background and work experience? […]

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Our Summer Associate, Sarah Salky, Shares Her Experience at HBM

We sat down with Sarah Salky to discuss the project she worked on this summer as a Summer Associate and her overall experience as a HBM employee. CC: Can you share with us the project you worked on this summer and what your general role and responsibilities were? SS: This summer I was lucky enough […]

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DeCola on Why St. Louis was Selected to Host the 100th PGA Championship

Mike DeCola is the 2018 PGA Championship General Chairman and has played a central role in the planning of this historic event. He was recently interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal. In 2018, St. Louis will host the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. It is an event city leaders and the local […]

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IT Solutions as an Enterprise Level Service

Michael Chill, HBM’s VP of Information Technology, will be posting a blog on a periodic basis to highlight the enterprise-wide initiatives the firm is currently undertaking. A key component of our philosophy regarding technology is how key solutions in one business can migrate, adapt and become a solution for another.  We encourage strategies and solutions […]

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Behind-the-Scene Factors That Helped Shape the Schafer Acquisition

We have been so pleased with the attention we have received from our  successful acquisition of Schafer Industries, a leading producer of high-precision, custom-engineered gears and machined parts as well as assembled axles, transaxles, transmissions, brake assemblies and other components for a wide variety of industries. As with any decision of this magnitude, the transaction […]

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Our Summer Associate, Latif Alam, Shares His Experience at HBM

We sat down with Latif Alam to discuss the project he worked on this summer as a Summer Associate, his overall experience as a HBM employee and a St. Louis resident. CC: Can you share with us the project you worked on this summer and how it impacted HBM and/or the portfolio company? LA: This […]

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