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

Kenneth U. Lucas - Business Transaction Attorney

Kenneth U. Lucas Ken is an experienced attorney in private practice licensed in Michigan in May of 1982. His general practice of law includes an emphasis on real estate, business law, and transactions. Ken is also a real estate broker, licensed in Michigan since July, 1997.

“As an attorney, I look for reasonable, cost-conscious solutions to the complex problems we find in today’s environment.”

Ken’s entry into M&A began in 1986 as he helped engineer the sale of a private Michigan manufacturing firm in which he was Chief Operating Officer. The acquirer, a public company, appointed Ken as the new subsidiary’s president. Ken ran the business until 1994, bringing it into profitability and 900% sales growth in the difficult and complex automotive supplier market.

Ken graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Calvin College in June, 1977, and with a Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in September, 1981.

Professional memberships include the state Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Business Brokers Association (MBBA). Ken has served on many boards and associations, including several terms as President of the MBBA and President of the Michigan Plastic Processors Association.

Ken lives in East Lansing with his wife, Jane, of over 25 years. Their two children attend the University of Michigan. Hobbies and interests include golf, jogging, reading, and theology. Ken is a member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in East Lansing.