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    • Alumni Spotlight: Derek Bouchard-Hall named CEO of USA Cycling and Alex Friedman launches LOLA

      Derek Bouchard-Hall, an IGS alum, has been chosen to serve as the next President and CEO of USA Cycling. Derek emerged as the top candidate for the role out of a pool of 47 qualified candidates thanks to his impressive combination of a racing pedigree and extensive business experience. As a former national criterium champion and a member of the… Read More

    • Winter 2012 Newsletter Focus on Shales

      2011 Deal Growth Hot Spots 2011 was a solid year for transactions and extended the deal market recovery which began in 2010. Recent Buyouts data shows an 8% increase in the total number of reported transactions from 2010 to 2011. While this is only a modest improvement in deal market activity, it is worth taking a deeper look into how… Read More

    • July 2010 Newsletter Acquisition Diligence

      The deal environment is heating up (it’s all relative). Recently Buyouts reported that U.S. based firms closed 147 change of control transactions in the first quarter of 2010 compared to 121 in the fourth quarter of 2009 and 120 in the first quarter of 2009. There are a number of factors contributing to this current upswing. While the economy is… Read More

    • August 2009 Newsletter Strategic Planning in a Down Economy

      IGS is working with corporations, lenders, and portfolio companies to tackle market-related issues, ranging from developing a strategic plan to generating revenue leads and everything in between. Whether you are a financial sponsor with portfolio companies operating under leverage and covenant constraints or a company executive grappling with a changing and challenging market environment, IGS has deep experience helping to… Read More

    • March 2009 Newsletter Strategic Support Services

      IGS Helps Companies Weather the Economic Storm by Diagnosing Keys to Success Companies are facing a high degree of uncertainty and challenges in their businesses today. As in previous economic cycles, IGS is working with corporations and portfolio companies to tackle market-oriented strategic agenda issues. Whether you are a financial sponsor with portfolio companies operating under leverage and covenant constraints,… Read More

    • October 2008 Newsletter Dental Case Study

      These are challenging economic times for the deal market as well as the overall economy. Protracted softness in the economy, at this point, has affected most sectors. Recent events in the financial markets combined with the economy’s impact on leveraged company performance have created an environment where lenders are either unable or unwilling to be as active and companies may… Read More