M & A Market Update


M & A Market Update

Please join us for appetizers and a beer and learn about what is going on in the M&A market. Randy will update us on all the current information in the M&A market and what business owners need to look for when preparing their business for sale.


Learning Objectives:

  • What key factors are moving the market now?
  • Are there certain industries that are more attractive to buyers?
  • How can owners better position their business for a faster sale.
  • What can we do as advisors to help our clients?


About the Presenter:

Learn from industry expert Randy Rua, Managing Partner at NuVescor Group to learn what is going on in the M&A market.


Meet the Presenter


Thanks to our sponsor!

This event is sponsored by Prometis Partners.

This meeting will be held at Big E’s (Inside Embassy Suites Downtown Grand Rapids).

Address: 710 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503


The EPI West Michigan Local Chapter is different than other groups because it brings together a diverse group of professionals from a wide range of specialties that can naturally work collaboratively on exit planning, succession planning, value growth, transaction or any engagement from both sides of the equation. The chapter meets regularly to network, reconnect, grow knowledge, and sharpen their skills with a common goal: Change the outcome for transitioning business owners. Make plans to join us for future events and connect with the local leadership by visiting www.EPIGrandRapids.org

About the Presenter

Randy Rua

Randy Rua

Managing Partner at NuVescor Group

Meet Randy Rua.

Randy provides vision, leadership and extensive knowledge to guide Rua Associates and NuVescor Group.  He founded Rua Associates in 2010 and purchased NuVescor Group in 2016.

Randy’s passion for entrepreneurship has driven him to manage and invest private capital through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Randy worked as a managing director for the two of the largest West Michigan mergers and acquisitions firms. His transactional experience includes the negotiation and consummation of numerous successful acquisitions, primarily in the manufacturing, distribution, and service industries.

Randy earned a BS in Engineering from Calvin College as well as a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California. Randy is a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) through the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA) and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) through the Exit Planning Institute (EPI). In addition, Randy has served as an adjunct professor at Calvin College and Grand Valley State University. Randy lives in Zeeland, MI and is married with two children.

Continuing Education

This meeting qualifies for the following continuing education credits:

One (1) CPE hour

One (1) CFP® credit (pending approval)


NOTE: Proper documentation must be collected and submitted to qualify for continuing education. For questions regarding awarded continuing education credits, please contact Josh Koza at JKoza@Exit-Planning-Institute.org.