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To meeting the unique needs of companies and their owners by delivering insightful and sophisticated advice at the highest level of service. Focused on the middle-market, our dedicated team combines years of relevant transaction experience, deep industry knowledge and a global network of long-standing relationships to deliver expert advisory services. 

Mesirow advises Braeside Displays on its sale to Colony Display, a portfolio company of Kinzie Capital Partners

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Headquartered in Antioch, IL, Braeside is an expert in the design, engineering and manufacturing of custom and stock visual merchandising solutions and other ancillary products. “Mesirow did an excellent job of handling this transaction from start to finish,” said Nate Kelly, President & CEO of Braeside. “Their expertise and sector relationships were pivotal in finding the ideal partner to complement Braeside’s culture and further the Company’s growth objectives.”

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Advantages

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ACCESS

Access to unique debt providers and insight into the credit markets through Mesirow's global markets capabilities

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CONNECTED

Strong Relationships with leading strategic acquirers and the most active private equity firms

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EXPERIENCED

With over 35 years of combined M&A experience and the ability to achieve top decile valuation multiples, we have completed over $500 million in transactions in recent years*

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EXPERT

Exceptional track-record of successfully positioning companies and communicating unique attributes through a customized process rather than employing a one size fits all strategy

Sector focus

Distribution

- Building Products
- Consumer & Food
- Electrical
- Healthcare
- Industrial, MRO & PVF
- Technology

Asset-Light Logistics

- Brokerage
- Contract Logistics
- E-Commerce Services
- Freight Forwarding
- Transportation Management

Transportation

- Expedited/Same Day
- Drayage
- FTL/LTL
- Intermodal
- Last/First Mile
- Marine

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“We value the opportunity to work alongside our clients and offer a personal, custom approach to reaching financial and strategic goals.”

Rocky Pontikes, Managing Director, Investment Banking

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*Data as of 9.30.2020