Oaklyn Consulting congratulates K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries on its acquisition of Metalcraft of GA, Inc. Oaklyn assisted Metalcraft during the negotiation process, resulting in an ongoing role for company founder Dayton Ratzlaff, who will continue to manage Metalcraft’s facility in Louisville, Georgia.
K-Tec Earthmovers and Ashland Industries are market-leading manufacturers of earthmoving scrapers and accessory products serving the construction, mining and agriculture markets. Along with Metalcraft, the companies make up the K.A. Group.
Metalcraft, founded by Ratzlaff in 2004, has developed into a proven leader in large capacity, precision land leveling and fine grading equipment manufacturing, providing its products at a competitive price.
Oaklyn Consulting is a different kind of investment banking firm for small- and medium-sized companies under private ownership. Oaklyn plans and executes its clients’ most complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, capital-raising, recapitalizations, and lender and investor relations. Oaklyn supports businesses, investment firms, nonprofits, co-ops and partnerships. By working as consultants, not brokers, Oaklyn helps in situations where traditional investment bankers typically cannot.