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ABN Amro
ABN Amro is a holding company with subsidiaries that perform commercial banking operations, investment
banking and other related financial activities.

Akin Bay Company, LLC
Akin Bay Company, LLC is a NY-based firm providing advisory, private placement, and merger and acquisition
services to public, private, and family-owned middle market companies.

Alerion Capital Group
Alerion Capital Group is a merchant banking firm with a private equity focus on middle market companies.

Allen & Co.
Allen & Co. serves variously as investor, underwriter, and broker to some of the biggest names in entertainment,
technology, and information.

Ansley Capital Group
Financial advisory firm focused on private companies in technology, healthcare, and outsourcing industries
seeking to raise capital in the institutional capital markets.

Barrington Associates
An LA-based investment banking firm offering services including mergers and acquisitions, divesture advisory,
corporate finance, restructuring, and valuation services.

BB & T Capital Markets
BB & T Capital Markets is dedicated to delivering world-class corporate banking, investment banking, and capital
markets solutions to commercial clients, corporate clients, and government entities.

BCC Capital Partners
BCC Capital Partners provides investment banking and financial advisory services to middle market companies.

Bengur Bryan & Co.
Bengur Bryan & Co. provides private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital to middle-market

Bentley Associates L.P.
Bentley Associates L.P. is a senior-level investment bankers servicing middle-market companies.

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BNY Mellon
Formed in July 2007 through a merger between The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and Mellon Financial
Corporation of Pittsburgh.

Brookwood Associates, Inc.
Investment banking firm providing mergers and acquisitions, and private financing services to middle market

Brown Gibbons Lang and Company
Brown Gibbons Lang and Company is a leading independent investment bank serving middle market companies
and their owners throughout the U.S. and internationally.

Casimir Capital
Casimir Capital is a private investment firm with a distinctive and successful approach to investing.

Capitalink, L.C.
Capitalink provides investment banking services for middle market and emerging growth companies.

A full service investment bank that provides corporate, government and institutional clients with innovative
solutions to help them raise capital, grow, and invest.

C. K. Cooper & Company
C. K. Cooper & Company provides clients with financial and strategic advice, capital formation (public and
private), valuation and strategic analysis and fairness opinions and transaction analysis.

Context Capital Group
Context Capital Group is an investment banking firm provides corporate finance services to middle market

Corporate Investment Partners, Inc.
Corporate Investment Partners, Inc. is a financial advisory firm specializing in merger and acquisition services.

Davis/Chambers & Company, Ltd.
Davis/Chambers & Company, Ltd. provides a broad range of financial consulting services to middle market

Decosimo Corporate Finance
Decosimo Corporate Finance is a financial advisory services for middle market companies.

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Dresner Investment Services
Dresner Investment Services is a leading middle-market investment bank providing merger and acquisition
services, growth capital, valuations and general corporate finance advisory.

Dunning Capital LLC
Dunning Capital LLC is a Raleigh, NC-based investment banking firm focused on middle market companies.

Dynasty Capital Advisors
Dynasty Capital Advisors is a merger and acquisition consulting, business valuation, and Employee Stock
Ownership Plan advisory.

Energy Capital Solutions
Energy Capital Solutions is an investment banking firm focused on raising private capital and providing merger
and acquisition advisory services to public and private energy companies.

EquiCo specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance for middle market companies.

Equity Development Systems
Equity Development Systems is a private investment banking, lending compliance, and investment recovery

Evercore seeks to make value-oriented private equity investments in middle-market businesses.

Friedman Billings Ramsey
Friedman Billings Ramsey focuses on advisory, trading and research efforts in eight broad industry sectors –
consumer, diversified industrials, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, real
estate, and technology, media and telecommunications.

Gateway Partners, Inc.
Gateway Partners, Inc. executes strategic acquisition searches for well-capitalized acquirers.

Gleacher Partners
Gleacher Partners is a leading independent investment bank providing corporate strategic advice and investment
management services.

Greenhill’s focuses on advisory work and dedicates to providing conflict-free and client-focused advice

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Green Tree Capital
Green Tree Capital represents sellers of middle market companies, those buying a business or obtaining financing
for a middle market company.

Growth Capital Partners, L.P.
Assists middle market companies in the Southwest achieve their growth objectives and increase shareholder

Gulf Atlantic Capital Corporation
Gulf Atlantic Capital Corporation provides capital sourcing, merger and acquisition, debt restructuring,
turnaround management and lender services to middle market companies.

Gulf Star Group, Inc.
This firm provides investment banking services to middle market clients in the Southwest.

Harris Williams & Co.
Harris Williams & Co. is an investment banking firm that serves middle market companies.

Headwaters MB
Headwaters MB is a middle market investment banking firm providing financial services including merger and
acquisition, capital raising (both equity and debt), and advisory services.

Houlihan Lokey
Provides a wide range of services, including mergers and acquisitions, financing, financial opinions and advisory
services, and financial restructuring.

Hughes Group Carolinas
Assists middle market clients in mergers and acquisitions, valuations, and financing.

Innovation Advisors
Innovation Advisors focuses on mergers and acquisitions in the information technology, communications and
media sectors.

A full-service investment bank and institutional securities firm focused on growing and midsized companies and
their investors.

Jopling, Inc.
Jopling, Inc. provides investment banking services to middle market companies.
Jordan Knauff & Company

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The investment bank works with the lower middle market, helping successful entrepreneurs to sell businesses,
raise capital or undertake acquisitions.

Lincoln Financial
A diversified financial services organization headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Matrix Capital Markets Group
Matrix Capital Markets Group is an investment bank specializing in providing merger and acquisition advisory
services to companies with revenues from $10 million to $100 million.

McColl Partners
McColl Partners provides leading investment banking services to middle-market companies and financial

Mesirow Financial
A diversified financial services firm headquartered in Chicago.

Middelton, Limburg & Company
Middelton, Limburg & Company is a company specializing in mergers, acquisitions, business valuations, and
other financial advisory services beneficial to middle market business owners.

Montauk Financial
Montauk Financial is a leading financial services company providing a full spectrum of investment products
through independent financial professionals nationwide.

Morgan Joseph
A full service investment banking firm with over 140 employees and seven offices in seven cities dedicated to
serving middle market companies.

National City
Founded in 1845 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, a financial holding company with assets of over $100

Newbury, Piret & Co.
A Boston investment banking firm providing corporate finance services to technology companies.

Pacific Growth Equities
Their investment mission is to create better companies and finance new industries.

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Piper Jaffray
A leading middle market investment bank and institutional securities firm.

Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
Provides financial advisory services to owners of middle market companies.

Prospect Partners
Focused on management led leveraged buyouts in the lower middle market.

Robert W Baird
A wealth management, capital markets and asset management firm with offices in the United States, United
Kingdom, Germany and China.

Roseview Capital Partners
Providing capital advisory services to mid-sized, privately held companies.

Rudder Capital
Advisory firm that offers to develop and implement new growth strategies for small and midsize companies.

Ryan Beck
Has 176 offices throughout the U.S. and Europe and has over 1,500 financial professionals providing financial
advice and innovative solutions to individuals, institutions and corporate clients.

Sandler O’Neill
A New York City based investment banking firm that maintains offices in New York City, Atlanta, Boston,
Chicago, and San Francisco.

Savoy Capital Advisors
Boutique investment banking firm providing mergers, acquisitions and financial advisory services.

Scotia Capita
Represents the global corporate and investment banking, and capital markets businesses of the Scotiabank Group,
providing full service coverage in Canada and servicing selected niche markets globally.

Seabury Group
Provides investment banking, financial advisory, restructuring, software development and consulting services for
all segments of the transportation and logistics industries, as well as for the travel, technology, real estate, and
insurance industries.

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Seidman & Co Inc
Investment banking firm that principally services small and middle market companies.

Shields & Company, Inc.
Boston-based firm assisting middle market companies with mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, business
valuations, and financial advisory services.

Societe General
Societe General aims to be a leading European corporate and investment bank, offering excellence of service to its
clients, strong profitability to the Group and its shareholders, and to be an employer of choice for its employees.

Sperry, Mitchell and Company
Sperry, Mitchell and Company is an investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions involving private

A full service, privately owned investment bank headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices across the
country in key markets, as well as abroad in London.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Based in Atlanta, Georgia and provides comprehensive capital raising, strategic advisory, risk management, and
investment solutions to serve the needs of corporate clients across the nation.

The Capital Corporation
The Capital Corporation assists middle-market companies in mergers, acquisitions and business financing.

CCC Investment Banking
CCC Investment Banking is a financial advisory firm and merchant bank to the North American mid-market.

The DAK Group, Ltd.
Merger and acquisition and valuation for the middle market business owner.

The Greystone Group LLC
A specialty middle market investment banking firm based in La Jolla, CA focused on the cement and construction
material Industry.

The McFaddin | Metis Group LLC
Mergers and acquisitions firm focused on the professional services industry.

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US Capital Partners LLC
Private investment banking firm, formed to provide middle-market companies first class investment banking
services by senior professionals who have significant Wall Street and operating experience.

William Blair
William Blair is a Chicago-based investment firm offering investment banking, asset management, equity
research, institutional and private brokerage, and private capital to individual, institutional, and issuing clients.

Woodbridge Group, Inc.
Woodbridge Group, Inc. is a middle market investment bankers serving companies located in the Northeast and
Middle Atlantic States, working for business owners with businesses that have achieved revenue between $5
million and $50 million.

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