Who We Are

Acuity Mergers + Acquisitions is a business advisory firm that assists privately held businesses through ownership transitions. We work primarily with businesses valued from $500,000 to $5,000,000 or more. We are unique in our passion for bringing high quality professional service to deals in the $5,000,000 and below category.

Our Leaders

Dave Kaverman, a partner at Acuity Mergers + Acquisitions, brings insight and perspective from his experiences both with corporate management at General Motors and Hewlett Packard and with business ownership of the area’s top independent bookstore. After leaving the corporate world to open his own business, Dave built his book store into the largest independent book seller in the state of Indiana and one of the top stores in the Midwest region. For the past ten years, Dave has been helping business owners with buying and selling their businesses.

Jim Hanson, a partner at Acuity Mergers + Acquisitions, brings insight and perspective from his experiences both with the nonprofit world and as an attorney. Jim’s background with non-profits includes years of experience with churches and parachurch organizations. As an attorney, Jim has worked with legal issues ranging from estate and business planning to family law litigation to in-house corporate legal work. Jim’s experience in the Army as a noncommissioned officer provides additional insight and experience with organizational and personnel leadership.

Strategic Partners

Acuity Mergers + Acquisitions believes in the importance of relying on the right advisors when making critical decisions. While we continually hone our skills as experts in business ownership transitions, we also maintain relationships with other professionals who provide expert advice in other fields.

Check out our Strategic Partners Page for links to professionals we are proud to recommend.