Thought Leadership

Seven New Investments in the Fourth Quarter of 2017; 32 Investments for the Year

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During the fourth quarter of 2017 BroadStreet℠ and its core partners completed 7 additional investments and added $7.5 million in annualized revenue.  These investments build on our presence in the Midwest, Southeast and Western states. In 2017 BroadStreet℠ and its…

BroadStreet Partners Announces Promotion of Ken Kirk to President

Article excerpt BroadStreet Partners today announced that Ken Kirk has been promoted to the position of President of BroadStreet Partners. Rick Miley, founder and CEO of BroadStreet commented, “Ken has been instrumental in our geographic expansion over the last four years.  When…
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Seven New Investments in the Third Quarter of 2017

Article excerpt During the third quarter of 2017 BroadStreet℠ and its core partners completed 7 additional investments and added $12.0 million in annualized revenue.  These investments build on our presence in the Midwest, Southeast and New England.  Additionally, with these investments, we…
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Doing Things Well and Doing Things Right

Article excerpt We never miss an opportunity to highlight that BroadStreet's℠ core partners are among the best independent agencies in the country.  When we meet with the leaders of independent agencies, we tell them that that there’s a certain type of agency…
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Eight New Investments in the Second Quarter of 2017

Article excerpt During the second quarter of 2017 BroadStreet℠ and its core partners completed 8 additional investments and added $16.7 million in annualized revenue.  These investments build on our presence in the Midwest, Southeast and New England.  Additionally, with these investments, we…
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Partnerships Only Work When Both Partners Win

Article excerpt Recently I was asked to give some perspective on deal-making for a Columbus business magazine. The full article can be found here, at Smart Business Magazine. I think sometimes people view the process of deal-making and the negotiating of a…
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Helping to Solve the Seller’s Trade-off Dilemma

Article excerpt About a month ago I read an article about the owner of a large agency in Pennsylvania who decided to perpetuate his agency by establishing an ESOP. What’s surprising to many is that the agency owner chose this route in…
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10 New Investments in the First Quarter 2017

Article excerpt The BroadStreet℠ model continues to attract agencies with a need to perpetuate and create succession for their businesses. During the first quarter of 2017 BroadStreet℠ and its core partners completed 10 investments, which improved our presence in the Midwest and…
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Arizona Chapter of the IICF Awards $36,000 to Nonprofits

Article excerpt On February 16, 2017 the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) delivered a $36,000 check to Arizona community nonprofits to support vital community needs. Ken Kirk, BroadStreet Partners'℠ Regional President, is the Founding Chairman of the Arizona Chapter of the IICF…
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We’re Partnering with People, Not Just Investing in a Business

Article excerpt In the insurance brokerage business, the headline for the last three years has been all about the number of transactions that have been done and how many agencies have been purchased. BroadStreet℠ has been at this business for about 15…
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