Keystone has one of the largest M&A databases containing thousands of private equity firms, family offices, strategic buyers, high net worth individuals, lenders and other M&A professionals

Our Emphasis;
“Maintaining strict confidentiality”

Our business transaction CPA is a nationally recognized expert for structuring complex M&A transactions

Our Commitment;
“Maximizing the transaction value for our clients”

Keystone’s M&A process is designed to sell your business to the buyer of your choice on the highest price and terms attainable in the marketplace

Our Guiding Principle;
“Maintaining integrity throughout the M&A process”

Keystone conducts extensive pro-active market research to uncover the best strategic buyers

The Keystone Difference;
“Experienced team, Extensive resources, Exceptional results”

Keystone prepares a detailed Confidential Information Memorandum to highlight your business in the best possible manner

The business is often a business owner’s most valuable asset, with Keystone’s experience you are assured the entire process is handled professionally from start to finish

Let Keystone carry the transaction burden so you remain focused on running the business

Keystone provides their clients with vast resources

Keystone has the experience to navigate the obstacles in selling your business

Keystone can prevent unexpected twists and turns from derailing your deal

Fact Sheet

Keystone Partners, LLC is a leading mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm focused on the lower middle market (companies with $1 million to 50 million in revenues). We work closely with business owners to acquire, merge, divest, and sell businesses.



Keystone’s dedication to the middle market affords you a wealth of resources once reserved only for companies with revenues of over $100 million. This means you are represented by professionals with deep business and transaction experience. We provide planning, valuation, and transaction related services to our clients. We also have a robust data-bank containing thousands of active and prospective buyers and private equity groups. Once we find the right match for your business, we have the expertise to complete your transaction masterfully from concept to completion.

  • Focus on the lower Middle Market

  • Robust Data-bank of Buyers & Private Equity Groups

  • Cross Border Opportunities

  • Individualized Client Attention

  • Senior Level Advice

  • Industry Expertise

Our Team

The Keystone team includes four dedicated professionals with extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and business sales. In addition, we have relationships with many other professionals to “get the deal done”. Our clients benefit from our extensive resources and track record of success. Keystone’s dealmakers have drawn the attention of respected regional leaders.



Keystone has offices in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Our extensive database allows access to buyers throughout the world. While we have served clients throughout the United States, most of our clients are located in Michigan and the Great Lakes region.



Keystone principals have owned and operated businesses themselves and have a first hand understanding of our client’s needs. In addition, they have executed many transactions involving both multimillion dollar sales involving divisions of global companies and control transfers of regional companies.


Industries Served

Keystone advisors have experience in a variety of industries including, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, technology, transportation, consumer and business services.



Each of the Keystone advisors has in-depth experience as a business intermediary. We look forward to serving companies considering acquisitions, mergers, or sales.

Give your business the individualized attention it deserves backed with the world-class resources of a leading middle market M&A firm. Please contact one of our team members listed below for a complimentary No Obligation Marketability Assessment on your business.

  • John Meyering, President (616.554.3036)

  • Larry Baumgart, Managing Director (269.383.2940)

  • Dan Butler, Managing Director (616.855.2604)

  • Laura Meyering, Project Manager (616.554.3036)