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John O’Dore Joins OneAccord Capital as Principal and Managing Director

KIRKLAND, Wash. – December 14, 2016 – OneAccord Capital is proud to announce the addition of John O’Dore to the OAC team. As a Principal and Managing Director, John will head the firm’s sell-side M&A advisory services and represent clients in the sale or recapitalization of their business alongside Managing Director Ed Kirk.

John brings more than two decades of experience advising business owners and shareholders with leading investment banking firms such as Seattle-based Meridian Capital and global investment banking firms Credit Suisse First Boston, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America. He decided to join the OneAccord team after several years of working with the firm and seeing its commitment to clients firsthand.


Press Release: OneAccord Capital Announces Ed Kirk as New Managing Director

Local equity firm appoints valuation expert to facilitate buying and selling private businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

KIRKLAND, Wash. – September 26, 2016 – OneAccord Capital announced today the addition of local businessman Ed Kirk to the OneAccord Capital leadership team. Kirk will serve as Managing Director of OneAccord Capital. In this role, Kirk is responsible for finding and evaluating third party sales opportunities and leading the sales process. This includes everything from valuation and marketing to negotiations, due diligence and coordinating legal, financing and other closing tasks. Kirk is also responsible for building and managing relationships with partners and outside resources to benefit clients.


Press Release: OneAccord Capital Launches with Acquisition of Yakima-based Graphic Label Inc.

New Private Equity Firm Applies Stewardship, Experience, Long-term Vision to Buy and Grow Baby Boomer-Owned Private Companies in the Pacific Northwest


How to Begin Transition or Transfer Process for Small Ag-Related Businesses

If you own an ag related business, have you considered when or how your business will be transition to the next generation or transferred to new owners? Today we are continuing our conversation with One Accord Capital CEO Jeff Rogers who shares the the initial steps in beginning the transition or transfer process. The first is to find a fairly sophisticate wealth advisor to help determine the end goal of the owners. Read More & Listen to Podcast Here

Continued Conversation About Small Ag-Related Businesses Determine Own Destiny

Today we are continuing our conversation about the many privately held companies that support agriculture who may be transitioning or transferring their business within the next decade or so. One Accord Capital CEO Jeff Rogers explains why it is so important for owners to begin the transitioning process early. Read More & Listen to Podcast Here

Small Ag-Related Businesses Need To Determine Own Destiny

For privately held ag-related business: like equipment dealers, crop insurance providers and crop chemical companies — according to the last U.S. Census on average there are more than 120,000 per state privately held companies and 60 to 70 percent of those will be transitioning over the next 10 to 15 years. Which averages out to be about 30 companies day that will be either transitioning to the next generation or looking for a buyer for their company. Read More & Listen to Podcast Here