Capital For Business has sold Digi-Star to Baird Capital Partners

Lincoln International, a leading global middle market investment bank, has announced that Digi-Star, LLC (“Digi-Star”) has been sold to Baird Capital Partners (“Baird”). Digi-Star was a portfolio company of Capital For Business, Inc. (“Capital For Business”). Based in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and with a sales presence in Europe, Digi-Star is a leading international provider of advanced measuring solutions for optimizing agricultural performance, with a powerful brand name widely recognized within the agricultural equipment industry. Digi-Star is the global market leader in weighing systems, data collection and custom-designed and custom-configured integrated measuring solutions used in mobile agricultural equipment. Its innovative and highly technical products are recognized for their reliable performance in harsh operating environments and are critical in increasing the operational efficiencies of its customers’ agricultural operations.

“We achieved much while working with our partners at Capital For Business,” said Grant Ihrke, President of Digi-Star. “We look forward to a new era with our new partners at Baird.”

Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Digi-Star and Capital For Business, working closely with the company’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, due diligence and final negotiation phases of the transaction. “Lincoln did an excellent job of identifying the right potential acquirers on a global basis and managing the process all the way to close,” said Holly Huels, Senior Vice President at Capital For Business. “Lincoln’s expert advice throughout the process resulted in an attractive set of alternatives for both the shareholders and management.”

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