CHICAGO - Corporate Finance Associates Chicago (CFA) was the exclusive advisor to custom metal coating company Acme Finishing Co. in its acquisition by Acuity Capital Partners, a Chicago-area private investment firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1932 by William Walters, Acme has been providing coating solutions for three generations. The company is a provider of powder coating, liquid coating and decorative powder coating to customers in the lighting, automotive, fencing and medical industries, among others. Acme is headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL.

The Chicago office of CFA acted as the sole advisor to Acme, which included M&A advisory services and financial expertise throughout the entire phase of the sale process. The transaction was completed August 3, 2015. The deal was led by Bob Contaldo, Managing Partner of CFA.