Deal Announcement – Recapitalization of Pohlman USA with Cottonwood Acquisitions

R.L. Hulett & Company served as exclusive financial advisor in the recent recapitalization of PolmanUSA, a leading provider of technology-driven court reporting and litigation support services, with Cottonwood Acquisitions. During its 25 years in business, this court reporting agency has grown into one of the most significant litigation support services firms in the nation with an extensive network of over 400 experienced and reliable court reporters located around the country. This, combined with the firm’s proprietary data management capabilities and web access tools, have established it as the go-to support services firm for multi-party litigation within its geography.

PohlmanUSA will continue to be locally managed and headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with additional offices in Chicago and Edwardsville, Illinois. Its financial partner invests in small to mid-sized businesses with talented management teams to create value with a long term investment horizon.

Cottonwood Acquisitions, located in Bohemia, NY, is a family office partnership focused on investing in small to mid-sized businesses. Cottonwood seeks to partner with talented management teams to create value with a long term investment horizon.

R.L. Hulett supported the transaction process by contacting a number of selected financial investor candidates, advising PohlmanUSA during negotiations with prospective parties and facilitating the closing.R.L. Hulett & Company, a St. Louis-based middle-market investment banking firm since 1981, has been retained as the Company’s exclusive financial advisor to facilitate a sale process and is currently seeking strategic and financial buyers to consummate a transaction.

For more information regarding this transaction, please contact:

Dan Kreher
Managing Director
(314) 721-0607, x125

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