John C. Johnson, principal and founder of IBG / BluestemUSA, has powerful working partnerships to serve owners with the strongest market access available.  He is also founder and principal of IBG Business and The Oil & Gas Advisor, which work in strategic cooperation to succeed with the best outcomes for business owners when buying or selling a business.

ibg/bluestemUSA Deals Done map

IBG / BluestemUSA, John C. Johnson, and the strategic partners have guided deals done and strategic advisory for over a thousand mid-sized private and family owned business sales and purchases across the USA. Spanning roles as the primary advisor, deal manager, or owning broker firms, following is a sampling of deals we have celebrated.


Composites Pipe Repair Products and Solutions

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of pipe repair carbon composites

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

engineering, procurement, and construction management

has been acquired by

an engineering, procurement, and construction management firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

Valve actuator equipment

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of valve actuation equipment

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a pneumatic equipment manufacturer

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of pneumatic cylinders and controls

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oilfield valve manufacturer

has been acquired by

a manufacturer valves

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

A mail processing service

has been acquired by

a family investment firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an environmental products manufacturer

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an equipment and rental business

has been acquired by

equipment saels and rentals

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oil and gas royalties and properties co.

purchased

an oil and gas production co.

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyers.

an oilfield valve and fittings manufacturer

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of oilfield valves and fittings

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a food manufacturing and distribution service company

has been acquired by

a food manufacturing and distribution service company

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a corporate interior and leasing business

has been acquired by

a corporate interior and rental business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a propane distribution business

has been acquired by

a regional propane distributors

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a manufacturer of cathodic protection equipment

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a 48 State Trucking Business

has been acquired by

a national truck transport operations

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a steel fabricator

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of steel safe rooms

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a manufacturer of precast concrete structures

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of precast concrete structures

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a group of private investors

provided secured lending

a publisher

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the borrower.

a steel products manufacturer

has been acquired by

a refractory materials manufacturer

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyer.

an oil and gas pipeline construction company

has been acquired by

an oil and gas pipeline construction company

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyer.

a wholesale distribution company

has been acquired by

a family firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyer.

a distributor of oil and gas drilling fluids

has been acquired by

a petroleum investment firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a restaurant supply business

has been acquired by

a private investment group

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a pipeline equipment manufacturing and supply company

has been acquired by

a capital investment group

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyer.

a cast products manufacturing business

has been acquired by

a novelty manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a distributor of industrial fasteners

has been acquired by

a distributor of industrial fasteners

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a footwear manufacturer

has been acquired by

a family investment firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a Grand Lake o' the Cherokees home developments co.

were sold

a secured creditor

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as receiver for the court.

a distributor of architectural stone

has been acquired by

a distributor of architectural stone

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a food manufacturing and distribution business

has been acquired by

a food manufacturing and distribution business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a manufacturer of large scale welding steel tanks

has been acquired by

a containment solutions holding company

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial door distribution and service business

was purchased by

an overhead doors co.

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the buyer.

a medical equipment and supply distributor

has been acquired by

a medical equipment and supply distributor

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oilfield hardware manufacturer

has been acquired by

a manufacturer of valves

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a material handling equipment manufacturer

has been acquired by

a private investments co.

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an industrial welding supplier

has been acquired by

a hardware and supply co.

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a group of mineral owners

has been acquired by

a mining business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a transportation leasing company

has been acquired by

A national truck transport operations

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a transportation equipment maintenance and repair facility

was acquired by

a transportation equipment maintenance and repair facility

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oilfield service and supply business

has been acquired by

an oilfield supply business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a railcar and maintenance business

has been acquired by

a railcar and maintenance business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an HVAC business

has been acquired by

a strategic acquiror

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a large scale machining operation

has been acquired by

a large scale machining operation

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

A food service machine manufacturer

has been acquired by

an equipment manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a steel fabricator of economizers

has been acquired by

a family investment firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a crude oil purchasing business

has been acquired by

a petroleum logistics and sales business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an online emergency supply business

has been acquired by

an internet sales business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a medical testing laboratory

has been acquired by

a medical testing laboratory

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an auto aftermarket manufacturing business

has been acquired by

an auto aftermarket manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an electrical supply company

has been acquired by

an electircal supply business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a trucking business

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial window and door supplier

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an office supply distributor

purchased

a commercial printing and office supply chain

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a communications tower maintenance business

has been acquired by

a communications tower maintenance business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an industrial supply company

has been acquired by

a hardware & Supply Business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oil & gas producing wells group

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a hardware wholesale business

has been acquired by

a hardware distributor

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a heat exchanger manufacturer

has been acquired by

a heat transfer fabricator

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an automobile dealership

has been acquired by

a new car dealership

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a medical supply company

has been acquired by

a duruable medical equipment supplier

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a steel manufacturer

has been acquired by

a manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a fabrication and code welding business

has been acquired by

an oilfield heat exchanger manufacturer

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an equipment rental business

has been acquired by

B2B sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a decorative metals manufacturer

has been acquired by

a metal arts manufacturer

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a hardware products distributor

has been acquired by

a hardware products distributor

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a steel plating business

has been acquired by

a steel plating business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a tank car repair and maintenance facility

has been acquired by

a tank car repair and maintenance facility

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a distributor of environmental filters and equipment

has been acquired by

a distributor of environmental filters and equipment

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the parties.

A crude oil processor

has been acquired by

an oil processing firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial moving & transfer business

has been acquired by

a commercial moving & transfer business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an oil production and gas properties group

has been acquired by

an oil and gas production properties co.

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail tire service

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

An analytical testing service

has been acquired by

a testing laboratory

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a nursery and landscaping service

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a printing business

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial bakery

has been acquired by

food manufacturing

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

A convenience store and grill

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail store

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a crude oil reclaimer

has been acquired by

an oil processing firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an ice manufacturing business

has been acquired by

a food manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a tax accounting service

has been acquired by

a tax accounting service

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a hydroponic farm

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a cleaning business

has been acquired by

a consumer services business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a group of oil & gas production properties

has been acquired by

an oil and gas well operator

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a nationally prominent propane company

has been acquired by

a regional propane distribution company

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a hardsurface counter manufacturing facility

has been acquired by

a carpet sales and distribution business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial painting business

has been acquired by

a restaurant equipment supply

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a fence construction firm

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a wholesale distributor

has been acquired by

a wholesale distribution business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a fitness equipment business

has been acquired by

a fitness equipment business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial cleaning business

has been acquired by

a consumer services business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a power equipment and boat rentals business

has been acquired by

a rental of recreational power equipment firm

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail decorating business

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a commercial recycler

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a machine manufacturing business

has been acquired by

a machine manufacturing business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a restaurant

has been acquired by

a restaurant operating group

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a medical spa

has been acquired by

a spa business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail firm

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail store

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a mail services business

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a retail boutique

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a wholesale printer

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an upscale automotive restoration business

has been acquired by

an upscale automotive repairs and restoration shop

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

an engineered products and systems co.

has been acquired by

an environmental and a construction services business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

has been acquired by

consumer services

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a career counseling service

has been acquired by

a career counseling service

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a mail services business

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a franchise restaurant

has been acquired by

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a grooming service

has been acquired by

a consumer services business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a children's boutique

has been acquired by

retail sales

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.

a foodservice business

has been acquired by

a hosptiality business

IBG/BluestemUSA

IBG Business principals served as advisors to the seller.