Founded in 1981, Keate Partners, Ltd. is a full-service merger and acquisition firm representing both middle market acquisition opportunities as well as general business brokerage opportunities.
The firms principals and associates have over 125 years combined experience in business sales and acquisitions, and have completed more than 800 transactions. Keate Partners, Ltd. is the largest firm of its kind in the Greater Cincinnati / Tri-state area.
Keate Partners primarily represents owners of privately held businesses with revenues up to $25 million and located within 100 miles of Cincinnati. We manage the entire selling process, including pre-sale analysis, valuation, preparation of an offering memorandum (CBR), confidential solicitation and qualification of prospective buyers, assistance in negotiating and structuring the purchase agreement, securing financing and coordinating due diligence/closing.
Our firm also offers valuation services in preparation for selling a business, divorce and other litigation support, buy/sell agreements, and for estate planning.
John S. Keate, CBI, Founding Partner of Keate Partners Ltd. 1981 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Ohio State University Executive Development Program.
Wayne Corney, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1984. University of Cincinnati, BS, Mechanical Engineering
Lawrence J. Pongonis, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1984 Gannon University, BA. Loyola University, Chicago, MA
Randal A. Sircle, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1991 Eastern Kentucky University, BBA, Accounting. Xavier University, MBA, Finance
Jack W. Sussman, Senior Associate, Keate Partners, Ltd. 1983 Adelphi University, BA
Jeff Moore, Associate, Keate Partners, Ltd. Pennsylvania State University, BS, Accounting
Marina Eger - Administrative Manager
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