March 28, 2023

Class VI Partners Represents Bron Tapes in its Partnership with Rotunda Capital Partners

Class VI Partners (“Class VI”) is pleased to announce the partnership of Bron Tapes (“Bron” or the “Company”) with Rotunda Capital Partners (“Rotunda”). The relationship will fuel the Company’s expansion and service across the country.

Founded in 1977 in Denver, CO, Bron is the premier producer, converter, and distributor of pressure sensitive tapes, adhesives, and innovative solutions in North America. With 11 production and distribution centers across the United States, Bron provides more than 100 market applications for over 13,000 customers in more than 50 countries, supporting a diverse end-market customer base including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, building and construction, medical, manufacturing, and more. Bron is a solutions-oriented partner focused on providing the highest level of technical expertise and service.

“The Bron team, Michael Flynn, Mike Shand, Brett Jones, and Adam Clapp, are world-class entrepreneurs who transformed a family business into a true market leading enterprise with limitless growth potential. We are grateful for their trust in Class VI and are excited to witness the team capitalize on their foundation with the perfect partner in Rotunda. Michael, Mike, Brett, and Adam were a joy to work with and will be lifelong friends of Class VI,” said Zack Gibson, Managing Director for Class VI.

“I cannot wait to see where Bron goes now that Rotunda is backing this team. Michael, Mike, Brett, and Adam are a force to be reckoned with, and we are blown away with the business they run, the team they surround themselves with, the culture they have fostered, and the legacy they cherish,” said Peter Bessone, Vice President for Class VI.

“Class VI is first class! For any entrepreneur considering hiring Class VI – feel free to contact me. I would be more than happy to talk to you about their dedication to Bron and professionalism throughout the process,” said Michael Flynn, former President of Bron.

Bron CEO Mike Shand added, “Going to market for the first time as a family-owned business can be a daunting task. The professionals at Class VI helped guide us through the process, putting our core values, company culture and our cherished employees first. With this prioritization, the Class VI team helped us find the right partner to help us achieve our aggressive future growth goals. From my personal experience, the Class VI team is truly Best-in-Class.”

Rohit Dhake, Rotunda Principal, commented, “Bron is a natural fit with Rotunda’s focus on family-founder owned distribution businesses and we are excited to work with the management team to accelerate the growth of the already strong business through acquisition and organic expansion.”

Rotunda Capital Partners is an operationally oriented private equity firm focused on transforming family-founder owned companies into dynamic, data-driven platforms able to achieve and manage significant growth. Since its founding in 2009, Rotunda has partnered with management teams to build great businesses within three primary sectors: value-added distribution, asset-light logistics and industrial and business services.

The transaction closed on January 13th, 2023. Armstrong Teasdale LLP served as legal counsel to Bron, and Greenberg Traurig LLP served as legal counsel to Rotunda.

For more information about the transaction, please contact Peter Bessone at (303) 243-5606 or, and Riley Bell at (303) 243-5609 or

About Class VI Partners

Class VI provides middle-market investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, corporate advisory, business valuation, and private capital raising services through its affiliate, Class VI Securities, LLC and Member FINRA. Class VI is also affiliated with and offers wealth management services through Class VI Family Office, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Russ and Christina McCombs are clients of Class VI and are not being compensated for sharing their opinion of our firm. Any compensation creates a conflict of interest. Russ and Christina McCombs’s comments may not be representative of any other person’s experience with the firm and are no guarantee of future performance or success.

Michael Flynn and Mike Shand are clients of Class VI Partners and are not being compensated for sharing their opinion and experience with the firm. Any compensation creates a conflict of interest. Comments by Michael Flynn and Mike Shand may not be representative of any other person’s experience with the firm and are no guarantee of future performance or success.


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