Investment Banking

Experience You Need. Results You Deserve.

The ability to anticipate your business’ needs only comes from experience. At Mesirow, Investment Banking professionals have a proven track record of successfully navigating the most complex transaction situations, consistently optimizing value and working hard to exceed your expectations.

The current M&A market requires superior process execution and an advisor who is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve the results you expect. We provide sophisticated market analysis and effective execution, as demonstrated by the following completed transactions.


Recent Transactions

Transaction Year Client Engagement Type Transaction
2020 Chelsea Lighting NYC, LLC Sell-Side Advises Chelsea Lighting NYC, LLC on its Sale to Kinzie Capital Partners
2020 Active Sales Co. Sell-Side Advises Active Sales Co. on its Sale to LINC Systems
2020 Genpak Flexible Sell-Side Advises Genpak Flexible on its Sale to C-P Flexible Packaging
2020 Artemis Capital Partners Sell-Side Advises Artemis Capital Partners on the Sale of its Portfolio Company Adcole Maryland Aerospace to AE Industrial Partners
2020 Mac Papers, Inc. Sell-Side Advises Mac Papers on its Sale to Monomoy Capital Partners
2020 Duraco Specialty Tapes Buy-Side Advises Duraco Specialty Tapes, a portfolio company of OpenGate Capital, on its Acquisition of Infinity Tapes
2020 Quad/Graphics, Inc. Sell-Side Advises Quad/Graphics Inc. on the Sale of its Omaha Packaging Plant
2020 Spectralux Corporation Sell-Side Advises Spectralux Corporation on the Sale of its Human-Machine Interface Product Line to Radiant Power Corporation, a Subsidiary of HEICO Corporation
2020 Safran S.A. Sell-Side Advises Safran S.A. on the Sale of its Subsidiary, Base2 Solutions to Belcan, LLC, a Portfolio Company of AE Industrial Partners, LP
2019 Sabert Corporation Buy-Side Advises Sabert Corporation on its Acquisition of LBP Manufacturing LLC
2019 Advanced Roofing & Sheet Metal Sell-Side Advises Advanced Roofing & Sheet Metal on its Sale to Reconstruction Experts Inc., a Portfolio Company of Linx Partners
2019 Harris & Harris Sell-Side Advises Harris & Harris on its Partnership with Clarion Capital Partners
2019 Highlander Partners Sell-Side Sale of its Portfolio Company, Popular Ink to PPC Flexible Packaging
2019 Keystone Capital Sell-Side Sale of Avalon Precision Casting to Sigma Electric Manufacturing, a Portfolio Company of Argand Partners
2019 Meggitt PLC Sell-Side Advises Meggitt PLC in Connection with an Exclusive License Agreement with Ontic
2019 Heads Up Technologies, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Heads Up Technologies, Inc., a Portfolio Company of Luther King Capital Management, to JLL Partners
2019 Meggitt PLC Sell-Side Sale of Endevco Assets of Meggitt PLC to MTS Systems Corporation
2019 Vanguard Packaging Sell-Side Investment in Vanguard Packaging from Dunes Point Capital, LP
2019 Enchanting Travels AG Sell-Side Sale of Enchanting Travels to Travelopia, a Portfolio Company of KKR & Co.
2019 ULG Companies, LLC Sell-Side Sale of ULG Companies, LLC to NSC Technologies, Inc., a Portfolio Company of White Wolf Capital LLC
2019 Proactive Packaging and Display, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Proactive Packaging and Display, LLC to New-Indy Containerboard LLC
2019 Circle 8 Logistics, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Circle 8 Logistics, Inc. to GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc.
2019 Flexo Transparent, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Flexo Transparent, a Portfolio Company of ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity and Sidereal Capital Group, to C-P Flexible Packaging
2019 Perpetual Recycling Solutions, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Perpetual Recycling Solutions, LLC to DAK Americas LLC, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V.
2019 Disc Graphics, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Disc Graphics, Inc. to Oliver Printing & Packaging Company, a Portfolio Company of Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C.
2018 Mid-Atlantic Packaging, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Mid-Atlantic Packaging, Inc. to Royal Box Group, LLC, a Division of Schwarz Partners, LP
2018 Adams Manufacturing Corp. Sell-Side Sale of Adams Manufacturing Corp. to Keter Group, a Portfolio Company of BC Partners
2018 Atlantic Casting & Engineering Corporation Sell-Side Sale of Atlantic Casting & Engineering Corporation to an Undisclosed Strategic Party
2018 Ingenious Packaging Group Sell-Side Sale of Ingenious Packaging Group to Resource Label Group, LLC, a portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital, Ltd. and TPG Growth
2018 Nuconic Packaging, LLC Sell-Side Investment in Nuconic Packaging, LLC, a portfolio company of Carlin Capital Partners, LLC, from Graham Partners
2018 Midtronics, Inc. Stationary Power Division Sell-Side Divestiture of Midtronics, Inc. Stationary Power Division to Franklin Electric Co., Inc.
2018 New Age Transportation, Distribution & Warehousing, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of New Age Transportation, Distribution & Warehousing, Inc. to The Evans Network of Companies, a portfolio company of Calera Capital
2018 Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc. Sell-Side Investment in Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc. by Periscope Equity LLC
2018 Brinker Brown Fastener & Supply Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Brinker Brown Fastener & Supply Inc. to Colony Hardware Corporation, A Portfolio Company Of Tailwind Capital Group, LLC
2018 Pactech Packaging LLC Sell-Side Sale of Pactech Packaging LLC to ProAmpac LLC, a Company Owned by PPC Partners
2018 PAC Strapping Products Sell-Side Sale of PAC Strapping Products to FROMM Holding AG
2018 Thoro Packaging Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Thoro Packaging Inc. to Autajon Group
2018 Telefonix PDT Sell-Side Sale of Telefonix PDT to Astronics Corporation
2018 Aviation Mobility, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Aviation Mobility, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Meggitt PLC to Smarte Carte, Inc., a Portfolio Company of 3i Group PLC
2018 Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, Inc. to Golden West Packaging Group, a Portfolio Company of Lindsay Goldberg
2018 Fore Transportation, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Fore Transportation, Inc. to Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc.
2018 Zenith Supply Company, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Zenith Supply Company, Inc. to AIV Inc.
2018 Magnus LLC Sell-Side Sale of Magnus LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LV Ventures, Inc. to A. Stucki Company, a portfolio company of Stone Canyon Industries.
2018 Ideal Box Company Sell-Side Sale of Ideal Box Company to Stronghaven, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hood Container Corporation
2017 Markel Industries Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Markel Industries, Controlled Environment Corp and CMark Films, LLC to Scapa Group, plc
2017 Pohlig Packaging Sell-Side Sale of Pohlig Packaging, a Company Owned by WestRock Company and Management to Oliver Printing & Packaging Co., a Portfolio Company of Pfingsten
2017 Tighton Tools & Fasteners, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Tighton Tools & Fasteners, Inc. to SouthernCarlson, Inc., a Portfolio Company Of Kelso & Company
2017 SeaStar Solutions Incorporated Buy-Side Sale of Moeller Marine Products, Inc. to SeaStar Solutions Incorporated, a portfolio company of American Securities LLC
2017 Packaging Products Corporation, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Packaging Products Corporation, LLC to Fisher Container Holdings, LLC
2017 Trinity Packaging Corporation Sell-Side Sale of Trinity Packaging Corporation to ProAmpac LLC, a company majority owned by Pritzker Group Private Capital
2017 Fisher Container Corp. Sell-Side Sale of Fisher Container to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and Management
2016 The Appointed Custodian of Supreme Oil Company, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Supreme Oil Company, Inc. to Stratas Foods LLC
2016 Outlook Group Corp.; Milestone Partners; Hancock Capital Management Sell-Side Sale of Outlook Group Corp. to M&Q Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Capital Partners, Inc. M&Q Holdings
2016 Vitex Packaging Group, Inc.; Kirtland Capital Partners Sell-Side Sale of Vitex Packaging Group, Inc, a portfolio company of Kirtland Capital Partners to ProAmpac LLC
2016 Star Aviation, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Star Aviation to Carlisle Companies, Inc.
2016 Sypris Electronics Cyber Security Solutions business Sell-Side Sale of Sypris Electronics Cyber Security Solutions to Analog Devices
2016 Graphic Paper, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Graphic Paper, Inc. to Lindenmeyr Munroe, a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman Inc.
2016 Tri-Pack Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Custom Blow Molding Sell-Side Sale of Custom Blow Molding to Pretium Packaging, LLC, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, LLC
2016 Sabert Corporation Buy-Side Sale of Mullinix Packages, Inc., a portfolio company of Mason Wells Inc., to Sabert Corporation
2016 Reliable Container Corporation Sell-Side Sale of Reliable Container Corporation to Georgia-Pacific
2016 Plastic Moulders Limited; Richardson Capital Limited Sell-Side Sale of Plastic Moulders Limited, portfolio company of Richardson Capital Limited to Amcor Limited
2016 Drake Alliance Corporation d/b/a Drake Container Sell-Side Sale of Drake Alliance Corporation to Buckeye Corrugated, Inc.
2016 Excel Displays & Packaging Sell-Side Sale of Excel Displays and Packaging to Georgia-Pacific
2015 Vance Publishing Corporation Sell-Side Sale of Vance Publishing Corporation to Farm Journal, Inc., Bobit Business Media, Inc., and CCI Media LLC
2015 Bloomer Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Optimum Plastics; Huron Capital Partners, LLC Sell-Side Sale of Optimum Plastics, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners to Charter NEX Films, a portfolio company of Pamplona
2015 MH Equity Services, LLC d/b/a Teleformix Sell-Side Sale of Teleformix to Inte Q, LLC
2015 Kentec, Inc. Sell-Side Sale of Kentec, Inc. to Carlson Systems Holdings, Inc. and Southern Fastening Systems, Inc.
2015 Mechanical Servants, Inc. d/b/a Convenience Valet Sell-Side Sale of Mechanical Servants, Inc. to Weinberg Capital Group
2015 Bennu Glass LLC Sell-Side Sale of Bennu Glass LLC to Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc., a subsidiary of Owens Illinois, Inc.
2015 Intertech Corporation Sell-Side Sale of Intertech Corporation to Pretium Packaging, LLC, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, LLC
2015 The Flexan Corporation Sell-Side Sale of The Flexan Corporation to Linden Capital Partners
2015 Armstrong Aerospace Sell-Side Sale of Amstrong Aerospace to Astronics Corporation
2015 A1 Label Inc. Sell-Side Sale of A1 Label Inc. to Resource Label Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Atlantic Capital, Ltd.

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Maximizing Value for Our Clients

We work with each client to successfully develop and execute a customized transaction process reflecting their key objectives. Time and again, our professionals demonstrate a proven ability to deliver results. We are focused on successfully designing tailored positioning strategies to differentiate and maximize value.

Sale of Specialty Film Manufacturer to a PE-Backed Strategic Acquirer

The Mesirow team leveraged its strong experience and relationships within the film industry to structure a targeted marketing process, which allowed us to pair the client with a strong strategic partner that is committed to its growth.

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Majority Recapitalization, Including an Equity Investment led by a Family Office

The Mesirow team structured a targeted marketing process to a select group of financial buyers, which included family offices, resulting in a successful majority recapitalization with an equity investment that will be utilized to fund growth initiatives.

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