We are honored to have represented our client, Ware Manufacturing, Inc., in obtaining $10,525,000 revolving and term credit facilities from UMB Bank.

Ware Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures and imports a variety of products for cats, dogs, small animals, pet birds, chickens and bees. Products include wire and plastic cages; wood furniture, hutches and scratching posts; playpens, kennels; feeders; toys and a variety of related durable and edible accessories.

“We are very pleased to have been able to receive financing to begin our partnership with UMB Bank. We were also pleased with our long-standing partnership with CKS Advisors. The CKS Team did an excellent job representing us during the process and made it possible for us to obtain an attractive financing package. Their guidance and assistance from start to finish was invaluable.” said Steve Ware, President of Ware Manufacturing, Inc.

CKS Advisors served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ware Manufacturing, Inc.

About Ware Manufacturing, Inc.

Ware Manufacturing, Inc. has been providing award-winning products to the pet supplies industry since 1993. The Company’s innovative team of professionals is among the most knowledgeable in the industry, offering their customers a unique combination of expertise in all facets of the business. The Company is passionate about their mission to continuously offer new and exciting products that enhance the lives of pets and their owners alike.

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About UMB Bank

UMB Bank is a diversified financial services company passionately committed to our customers, associates and communities. UMB is proud to celebrate more than 100 years of providing stability, integrity and trust in the financial industry. For Arizona businesses and individuals, UMB offers a wide array of Commercial Banking, Investment & Wealth Management and personalized Consumer Banking services to help them meet their on-going needs.

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About CKS Advisors

CKS Advisors is a market leading Investment Banking Firm located in Phoenix, Arizona who has been helping business owners achieve their goals for 30+ years. CKS advises business owners in both selling and buying a business as well as capital raising for growth and liquidity purposes. Business owners select CKS because of their dedication to their Client’s success.

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