News Releases

News Releases

Acquisition signals continued PEO industry growth

(DALLAS) Jan. 25, 2018 — GPB Capital Holdings has entered the professional employer organization (PEO) industry with the acquisition of MatrixOneSource, a provider of PEO services to small and mid-sized businesses located primarily in Florida.

The acquisition points to the role of private equity firms in the growth of the PEO industry, as increasing numbers of businesses recognize the value that PEOs offer.


(DALLAS) Jan. 17, 2018 — Capital Alliance Corp., a middle-market investment bank whose specialties include mergers and acquisitions in the oil & gas industry, provided accurate forecasting of oil prices in 2017.

Managing partners at the Dallas-based consultancy are available for media commentary on this year’s expected trends.

Bryan Livingston and Paul Puri, managing partners, provided spot-on commentary last summer and fall, as petroleum prices dipped, that underlying...

(DENVER) Oct. 3, 2017 — Aureon HR, a business solutions provider based in West Des Moines, Iowa, has acquired Peliton LLC, a Denver-based Professional Employer Organization (PEO).

The acquisition gives Aureon its first foothold in the Rocky Mountain region.

Dallas-based Capital Alliance Corp., a mid-market investment bank, represented Peliton in the sale.

Neal England, Capital Alliance managing director – HCM practice leader, sourced and directed the acquisition.


(DALLAS) Sept. 28, 2017 – Capital Alliance Corp. advised on the sale of Smart Resources Inc. (SRI) based in Chicago to BG Staffing Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Capital Alliance Corp., a Dallas-based mid-market investment bank that specializes in merger-and-acquisition transactions, represented SRI in the sale and was instrumental in bringing the two organizations together. Neal England, Capital Alliance managing director and Human Capital Management...

COLUMBUS, OH (Sept. 19, 2017) – Capital Alliance Corp. advised in the recent spinoff of a portion of Sequent Inc. to a member of its management team.

Sequent’s wholly owned subsidiary, Sequent HR Consulting, was sold to Change 4 Growth, a new company founded by Beth Thomas, who served as managing director and executive vice president of Sequent HR Consulting until the spinoff.

Dallas-based Capital Alliance Corp. (, a mid-...

(DALLAS) July 6, 2017 — Capital Alliance Corp., a Dallas-based investment bank that specializes in middle-market merger and acquisition transactions, has expanded its innovative special projects group (SPG).

The SPG team is a unique resource that the firm uses to blend research and analytics to support the needs and objectives of its clients.

“We believe that SPG is an asset that sets us apart from other middle-market M&A firms,” said Bryan Livingston, managing partner. “...

Global investment banking group has 60 offices in 40 countries, including Dallas

DALLAS (Oct. 10, 2016) — Members of M&A International (MAI), including Dallas-based Capital Alliance Corp., have rebranded MAI as Oaklins and created a new international structure to advise middle-market companies around the globe in mergers and acquisitions.

In place since 1985 under its former brand, Oaklins is a fully integrated independent global M&A advisory...

DALLAS (Sept. 28, 2016) – Global middle-market investment bank Capital Alliance Corp. ( forecasts an improving oil & gas industry, with increased merger and acquisition activity through the end of the year and into next year, if the price of oil is at or above $50.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on Sept. 28 released its Dallas Fed Energy Survey. Oil & gas executives surveyed by the Fed also said they expect improving...

DALLAS (Sept. 21, 2016) – Global middle-market investment bank Capital Alliance Corp. ( has expanded its advisory services in key industry sectors with the addition of three seasoned professionals.

New strategic advisor Kelly J. Gerry brings significant experience in the energy sector, including operations, business development and corporate leadership. He will work with Capital Alliance to identify and engage clients in the...

DALLAS and FLORENCE, AL (July 11, 2016) -- Lyons HR of Florence, AL, has announced the acquisition of Nashville, TN, based Aabakus Inc., a professional employer organization, effective June 30, 2016.

Capital Alliance Corp. of Dallas counseled Lyons on the acquisition. Brad Buttermore, Capital Alliance managing partner and CFO, sourced and directed the acquisition.

This transaction strengthens Lyons HR’s position in the vibrant Nashville employment market. Through organic growth...


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