KippsDeSanto & Co. Advises Gray Research, Inc. on Its Sale to MacAulay-Brown, Inc.

“KippsDeSanto & Co. always had our best interests as the top priority. The senior bankers invested the time to make sure we understood the process, expectations and challenges throughout the sale process. The rigor of the team, both strategically and financially, really paid-off in the quality of the materials prepared and our ability to build confidence and excitement amongst the potential buyers. The result was a very successful transaction within the timeframe set-forth at the start of the process.”

Ron Gray, President and Co-founder, Gray Research, Inc.

KippsDeSanto & Co. Advises Kadix Systems, LLC on Its Sale to Dynamics Research Corporation

“Hiring KippsDeSanto & Co. was a great decision! The team really understood the market landscape and its players, was diligent when examining our strategic positioning, and most importantly listened to and crafted a strategy based upon our objectives. KippsDeSanto exceeded its promises throughout the process, and afforded us the advice needed to achieve a result far beyond our expectations.”

Doug Layman, President, Kadix Systems, LLC


“Bob Kipps and Kevin DeSanto know their business – their clients, the marketplace, the process, how to maintain leverage, when to take risks. They listened to our objectives and ultimately orchestrated a process that was consistent with the interests of the shareholders, management and employees of Datatrac. Their depth of M&A experience and a personal touch were critical to attaining a successful result.”

Kathi Yeager, President and Chief Executive Officer, Datatrac Information Services, Inc.

bd systems

“Bob Kipps, Kevin DeSanto and Marc Marlin were instrumental in helping bd Systems achieve outstanding results in the sale of our business. They leveraged their track record of successfully advising other companies and executives to highlight the most salient attributes of our company and to drive a highly competitive process.”

Clarisa Howard, President and CEO, bd Systems, Inc.


“Bob Kipps was an invaluable resource to Foster-Miller providing unbiased advice to our board and shareholders concerning the strengths and weaknesses, implications and overall fit with our unique objectives of various strategic liquidity alternatives. Ultimately, his credibility and negotiation skills were instrumental in us consummating a transaction at terms substantially better than we ever imagined.”

Bill Ribich, President, Foster-Miller, Inc.

impact innovations group

“Bob Kipps & Kevin DeSanto provided valuable hands-on advice, deep industry relationships and unmatched transaction savvy achieving (in less time than we planned) outstanding results for Impact Innovations’ owner, management and employee stakeholders.”

Ellen D. Glover, President, Impact Innovations Group