Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) is a leading independent investment bank and financial advisory firm focused on the global middle market. The firm advises private and public corporations and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructurings, business valuations and opinions, and other strategic matters.
Harris Williams is a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services. Clients worldwide rely on us to help unlock value in their business and turn ambitious goals into reality.
Lincoln International has broad transaction experience within the global value-added distribution sector across various end markets. With significant expertise in each of these sectors individually, Lincoln brings deep knowledge, valuable contacts and global resources to each distribution transaction.
Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned financial services firm founded in 1937. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices around the world, we serve clients through a personal, custom approach to reaching financial goals and acting as a force for social good. With capabilities spanning Global Investment Management, Capital Markets & Investment Banking, and Advisory Services, we invest in what matters: our clients, our communities, and our culture. To learn more, visit mesirow.com and follow us on LinkedIn. Mesirow was recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business and one of the Top 100 RIA firms by Barron’s.
Raymond James offers one of the most highly regarded advisory and equity offering investment banking practices in North America and internationally. Since 2017, we have participated in raising over $315 billion in capital for our corporate clients and completed more than 1,115 advisory assignments, including over 925 M&A buy-side or sell-side advisory assignments. Put the expertise, quality and experience of Raymond James to work for you.
The Stephens Specialty Distribution and Services team concentrates on growing middle market companies that provide specialty distribution and services to a broad group of customers in diverse end markets regionally, nationally and globally. The Stephens team is unique in its specialization and combines deep industry knowledge with a full suite of investment banking services. We deliver expert advice on mergers, acquisitions, sales, divestitures and capital solutions as well as capital markets transactions in the public and private equity and debt markets. Since 2011, our team has advised on over 75 successful M&A transactions and raised over $11 billion of capital for clients through debt and equity transactions.
Stifel is a full-service investment bank whose dedicated Specialty Distribution Group advises distributors that operate across a wide range of industries and end markets. Our team’s deep industry knowledge and relationships, paired with our extensive transaction experience with both strategic and private equity buyers, drive market-leading outcomes for our clients.
William Blair is the premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.