"Seeking to unite"

Transactions Consummated

Advised OfficeNet, Inc. on Sale to Eakes, Inc.

December 2021 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to OfficeNet and its majority owner Russ Hoetfelker on the sale of assets to Eakes, Inc.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About OfficeNet (www.officenetusa.com)
OfficeNet, headquartered in Fremont, Nebraska with operating locations in Fremont, Columbus and Grand Island, Nebraska, was founded in 1954 under the name Fremont Office Equipment.  Russ Hoetfelker, President and its majority owner, managed the day-to-day operations of OfficeNet while its management team and employees participated in ownership through an ESOP. OfficeNet was authorized: by Savin to sell and service the full-line of digital copiers, printers & MFP’s; as a Brother Workhorse dealer; an HP Amplify Partner; an SP Richards office supplies and furniture dealer; and, a HON furniture dealer.

About Eakes (www.eakes.com)
Eakes, Inc., headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska and founded in 1945, started as an office equipment company that has grown into one of the largest independently owned office products dealers serving the Midwest.  Eakes operates from 14 locations across Nebraska that provide service to Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Colorado and South Dakota.  Eakes is authorized by Sharp and Ricoh to sell and service the full-line of digital copiers, printers & MFP’s.  In addition, Eakes sells office furniture, office supplies and janitorial supplies.

About Zygoquest Group and Mike Dudek (www.zygoquest.com)
Mike Dudek, an attorney and CPA, is the owner of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" which provides customized merger & acquisition services to buyers & sellers of companies.  Zygoquest is the #1 M&A authority in the office products industry.  Mike Dudek & Rich Wisniewski are authors of over 500 consummated M&A transactions, including many technology services acquisitions, during their careers.  Prior to founding Zygoquest, Mike Dudek was Vice-President of Acquisitions for IKON Office Solutions, a $5.5 billion NYSE company acquired by Ricoh Corporation.  Mike Dudek has evaluated transactions ranging from the smallest transactions to the largest deals in the office products industry – from million-dollar deals to billion-dollar deals.  The Zygoquest website contains deals you will recognize.  See www.zygoquest.com.

About Law Office of Mike Dudek (www.mikedudeklaw.com)
Mike Dudek also owns the Law Office of Mike Dudek which provides owners and executives with customized and affordable legal services on mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions.  See www.mikedudeklaw.com.