Bowman/Hanson is Bay Area boutique Investment Bank providing M&A advisory services to privately held manufacturing, service, and technology companies. Each Bowman Hanson partner has over 20 years of experience transacting deals for our clients with Synergistic Buyers, Private Equity Groups, and Family offices around the World. Our Senior Partner, hands on approach results in success rates significantly above industry averages.

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Bowman/Hanson provides sell-side and buy-side M&A services.

For sellers we run comprehensive processes that leverage our deep relationships with over 600 Private Equity Groups and Family Offices as well as hundreds of strategic buyers across multiple industries. For sellers looking for liquidity, Bowman/Hanson can help with a well-refined and expeditious process.

For buyers we run a proactive process that reaches deep into vertical markets to find the right fit to support our clients’ growth. Our industry knowledge and Corporate Development processes have been honed over 20 years to help buyers ensure the long-term success of their acquisitions.

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Recent Transactions

Pacific Reproductive Services, Inc.

Largest “Willing to be Known” Sperm Bank.

Has been acquired by:

HF is oldest property management firm in San Francisco, founded in the 1930s.

Has been acquired by:

San Benito Shutter is a leading U.S. manufacturer of wood and poly panels, and the fastest growing U.S. distributor of wood, poly, and hardware shutter components operating from five warehouses across the U.S.A.

Has been acquired by:

LongWater Opportunities is an operations-focused private equity firm located in Dallas, Texas.

Elliott is a world-renowned 80-year-old manufacturer of packaging equipment

Has been acquired by:

Massman Automation Designs manufactures a complete line of industrial packaging equipment.

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San Francisco

1592 Union Street, Suite #325
San Francisco, CA 94123
phone: 415-292-5227
fax: 415-276-9875
Email: Kris Karlson


6 C Street
Petaluma, CA 94952