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                  INVESTMENT BANKING - BOUTIQUE FIRMS
ABN Amro
ABN Amro is a holding company with subsidiaries that perform commercial banking operations, investment
banking and other related financial activities.
www.abnamro.com

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.
www.akinbay.com

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

Allen & Co.
Allen & Co. serves variously as investor, underwriter, and broker to some of the biggest names in entertainment,
technology, and information.
www.hoovers.com/allen-&-company/--ID__51026--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml

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.
www.ansleycapital.com

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

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.
www.bbt.com/bbt/business/products/capitalmarkets.html

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

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

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



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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.
www.bnymellon.com

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

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.
www.bglco.com

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

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

CIBC
A full service investment bank that provides corporate, government and institutional clients with innovative
solutions to help them raise capital, grow, and invest.
www.cibc.com/ca/investing/index.html

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.
www.ckcooper.com

Context Capital Group
Context Capital Group is an investment banking firm provides corporate finance services to middle market
companies.
www.contextcapital.com

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

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

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


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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.
www.dresnerco.com

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

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

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.
www.energycapitalsolutions.com/ecs

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

Equity Development Systems
Equity Development Systems is a private investment banking, lending compliance, and investment recovery
concern.
www.edsltd.com

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

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.
www.fbrcapitalmarkets.com

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

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

Greenhill
Greenhill’s focuses on advisory work and dedicates to providing conflict-free and client-focused advice
www.greenhill.com/homepage.php



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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.
www.greentreecapital.com

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

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.
www.gulfatlanticcapital.com

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

Harris Williams & Co.
Harris Williams & Co. is an investment banking firm that serves middle market companies.
www.harriswilliams.com/index2.php

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.
www.headwatersmb.com

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

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

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

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

Jopling, Inc.
Jopling, Inc. provides investment banking services to middle market companies.
www.joplinginc.co
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.
www.jordanknauff.com

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

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.
www.matrixcapitalmarkets.com

McColl Partners
McColl Partners provides leading investment banking services to middle-market companies and financial
institutions.
www.mccollpartners.com

Mesirow Financial
A diversified financial services firm headquartered in Chicago.
www.mesirowfinancial.com

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.
www.midlimco.com

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

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

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

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

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




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

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

Prospect Partners
Focused on management led leveraged buyouts in the lower middle market.
www.prospect-partners.com

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

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

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

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.
www.stifel.com

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

Savoy Capital Advisors
Boutique investment banking firm providing mergers, acquisitions and financial advisory services.
www.sca-ny.com

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.
www.scotiacapital.com

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.
www.seaburygroup.com




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Seidman & Co Inc
Investment banking firm that principally services small and middle market companies.
www.seidman-co.com

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

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.
www.sgcib.com

Sperry, Mitchell and Company
Sperry, Mitchell and Company is an investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions involving private
companies.
www.sperrymitchell.com

Stephens
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.
www.stephens.com

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.
www.suntrustrh.com

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

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

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

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

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




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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.
www.uscapitalpartners.com

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.
www.williamblair.com

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.
www.woodbridgegrp.com




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