News from 2014

  • IGS Recognized For Its Role in the Consumer and Retail Products “Deal of the Year”

    IGS was part of the winning team for the Consumer and Retail Products ‘Deal of the Year’ award at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. IGS served as a consulting advisor in the acquisition of General Tools & Instruments by High Road Capital Partners. Click here for a full list of winners. Read More

  • Fall 2014 Tombstones

    Take a look at our Fall 2014 Tombstone to get a sense for some of deals we’ve worked on recently. Read More

  • IGS Well Represented in 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

    Investor Group Services has been named a finalist for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor awards in four categories: M&A Consulting Firm of the Year; Deal Services Professional of the Year; M&A Deal of the Year ($25MM-$50MM); and Consumer Services Deal of the Year. Investor Group Services (IGS) is one of the six finalists for M&A Consulting Firm of the Year.… Read More

  • Summer 2014 Tombstones

    ​Have a look at our Summer 2014 Tombstones for a glimpse at some recent IGS projects. Read More

  • Mindy Berman Discusses Sell-Side Due Diligence Trends

    Mindy Berman, Managing Director and Co-founder of IGS, recently sat down with a reporter at Mergers & Acquisitions to discuss sell-side due diligence in 2014 and how it is evolving in an increasingly competitive M&A landscape. Mergers & Acquisitions is a monthly magazine that covers the latest factors impacting the buying and selling of businesses. Concentrating solely on the M&A… Read More

  • IGS Takes On The Corporate Challenge

    Eleven members of the IGS team competed in the 2014 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge. Congrats to all the runners! Team IGS Read More

  • Industry Spotlight: Dental Practice Management

    Being on the front end of transaction activity and with the number of middle market relationships we have, IGS is often asked what industry segments are gaining a lot of attention. One such industry is dental, and one specific area is dental practice management (DPM) companies. Accordingly, we wanted to share some high level thoughts on the space for potential… Read More

  • Investor Group Services' Brian Fleming Receives The M&A Advisor's Annual 40 Under 40 Recognition Award

    ​Boston- May 20, 2014- Investor Group Services (IGS) is pleased to announce that Brian Fleming, a Vice President at IGS, has been selected by The M&A Advisor as a recipient of its fifth annual 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Award in the Service Provider Category. At IGS Mr. Fleming focuses on developing new client relationships and managing due diligence… Read More

  • Spring 2014 Tombstones

    Have a look at our Spring 2014 tombstones for a peek at some of the deals we’ve worked on recently. Read More

  • Common Market Diligence Mistakes

    At IGS, we are often are asked to comment on common mistakes private equity clients make during the market diligence process. The top mistakes we see, and do our best to avoid, include: Misjudging demand – Is the company itself growing or is the market booming? Is this a fad or a long-term trend? These are questions to ask prior… Read More

  • IGS Recognized For Its Role in M&A Deal of the Year ($25MM- $50MM)

    IGS was recognized in the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards for M&A Deal of the Year ($25mm -$50mm) for its work on the acquisition of Dynamic Dental Partners by Huron Capital Partners. IGS provided industry diligence as the consulting advisor to Huron Capital. Click here for the full list of winners. Read More

  • Managing Director Rob Lordi Talks With Law360 About The Deal-Making Outlook For 2014

    ​Managing Director Rob Lordi kicked off 2014 by speaking with Law360 about the deal-making outlook for the year: “We’re in a period where, in the short run, we have the dynamics for a good deal-making environment and I think that’s what we’re seeing now, at least in the middle market. Big deals- that’s a separate issue.” Read the full story… Read More

  • Introducing 'IGS Perspectives'

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of ‘IGS Perspectives,’ the blog we created to tell you more about our process, our people, the types of projects that excite us, and our thoughts on the private equity industry as a whole. The IGS team will discuss a variety of topics ranging from the diligence process to insights on specific markets.… Read More