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Cott Corporation acquires The Mountain Valley Spring Water Co. for $78.5 million in cash. Great Range Capital (GRC), a Kansas City-based private equity firm, announces today that DS Services, a Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT; TSX:BCB) subsidiary, acquired The Mountain Valley Spring Water Co., the longest continuously......

    Sourcing new opportunities can be done behind a computer screen. But to truly understand the market and genuinely connect with our network, you’ve got to get out on the road. We get plenty of windshield time in the Heartland and we love it.......

Great Range Capital congratulates and welcomes a new addition to the Apple Bus Company team; Mindy Johnson, Chief Financial Officer. Apple Bus Company has been a part of the Great Range Capital portfolio since March of 2016 and is a leading provider of school bus......

Every summer, we welcome college students (typically between their junior and senior years) to intern with us at our Kansas City-based private equity firm. GRC’s internship program is competitive since there aren’t many programs offering private equity experience. Our interns help us source deals, evaluate......

Shonka to assist in building the Kansas City private equity firm’s presence in Wichita, KS Wichita, KS. Great Range Capital (GRC) announces that Michael J. Shonka has joined its Market Ambassador Program (MAP). Mr. Shonka plays an active role in building GRC’s presence throughout Wichita,......

Rice to assist in building the Kansas City private equity firm’s presence across the Midwest Great Range Capital (GRC) announces that Ron Rice has joined its Market Ambassador Program (MAP). Mr. Rice plays an active role in building GRC’s presence throughout the Midwest and helps......

Bales to assist in building the Kansas City area-based private equity firm’s presence in Oklahoma City  Oklahoma City, OK. Great Range Capital (GRC) announces that Dan Bales has joined its Market Ambassador Program (MAP). Mr. Bales plays an active role in building GRC’s presence throughout......

Great Range Capital promoted Mark Robinson to principal, after previously serving in the roles of associate and vice president.  Mark will continue to play an integral role across all investment functions of Great Range Capital, including deal sourcing and screening, investment due diligence, transaction execution,......

When you’ve spent your career building relationships on trust, it’s not only satisfying to connect your contacts with others who can contribute to their success, but it can benefit you. If GRC closes a deal our ambassadors introduce to us, they receive a percentage. And......

November 29, 2017 – Mission Woods, KS. Great Range Capital today announced it recently led a team of investors, including company management and The Bradley Family Office (Berks Group) in acquiring Labor Source, a professional staffing company, headquartered in Olathe, Kansas. Labor Source is the......

GRC Portfolio Company, HeartLand continues expansion to Denver Market November 8, 2017 – Mission Woods, KS. HeartLand, a GRC portfolio company, has acquired Summit Services, Inc., a Denver-based commercial landscape management and snow removal company. This acquisition extends HeartLand’s operations in Colorado and reinforces HeartLand’s......

Great Range Capital Portfolio Company, HeartLand expands to Denver Market November 1, 2016 – Mission Woods, KS. HeartLand, a GRC portfolio company, has acquired Keesen Landscape Management, Inc. a Denver-based commercial landscape management company. This acquisition marks HeartLand’s expansion into Colorado and reinforces HeartLand’s commitment......

April 1, 2016 – Mission Woods, KS. Great Range Capital announces the formation of HeartLand, a parent company under which the private equity firm will pursue growth in the commercial landscaping industry. GRC partnered with industry veteran, Ed Schatz to establish HeartLand, a company dedicated......

Hot Springs, AR, March 4, 2014 – Great Range Capital today announced it recently led a team of investors, including company management, in acquiring Mountain Valley Water Company of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mountain Valley, “America’s Premium Water since 1871,” is the oldest continuously operated bottled water......

WICHITA, KS, December 21, 2012 – Great Range Capital today has acquired Wichita, Kansas,- based Fairbank Equipment, Inc., the Midwest’s leading distributor of application and control equipment used in the agriculture and energy industries. Since its founding in 1946, Fairbank Equipment has grown to serve......

Great Range Capital Closes Transaction Midwest-focused private equity firm acquires specialty transportation company KANSAS CITY, Sept. 8, 2011 – Kansas City private equity firm Great Range Capital (GRC) announced today that it has acquired LLL Transport out of Brookfield, MO, a specialty transportation company employing......

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