The Middle Market Review Insights on the Middle Market.

Subscribe Subscribe

Subscribe Today

Please provide valid email address

I want to receive:

Thanks for subscribing!

Axial Radar: Doing Well by Doing Good

Axial Radar

Click here to subscribe to Axial Radar.

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of Axial Radar!

The popularity of ESG investment strategies has grown rapidly over the last decade. In 2020 alone there was a 28% increase in signatories to the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), which now represents over $103T of total assets.

The prospect of a sustainable future should be explanation enough for this recent uptick in activity, but, ESG funds and investments are still in their infancy. There are no benchmarks or ROI analyses available for investors to reference before dipping their toes in the ESG waters. So, how are PE investors getting comfortable with ESG despite its still unproven ability to turn a profit? Head down to this week’s featured Industry Trends article, to read more about why PE is betting on ESG and the practical ways in which they’re already leveraging it to boost financial metrics like cash flow and EBITDA.

Our featured buy-side members this week include a regional network of outpatient healthcare providers, a private equity firm targeting water, energy, and agriculture businesses, and a leading financial advisory firm. On the sell-side we’ll introduce you to a boutique M&A advisory firm and a specialty investment bank serving companies in the lower middle market.

Click here to follow Axial on LinkedIn and stay up to date on the latest trends in the world of Lower Middle Market deal making.


Axial

Featured Members

CM Counsel Management

CM Counsel Management
​​​​​​Corporation

CM Counsel Management is a regional network of leading outpatient behavioral healthcare providers, empowered by efficient operational staff, advanced technology, strategic marketing initiatives, industry leading finance professionals and experienced business professionals.

View Profile


De Nes Partners

De NES Partners, LLC
Investment Bank

De NES Partners is a boutique Mergers & Acquisitions advisory firm dedicated to serving business owners of family and privately-held companies with revenue from $15 – 250M. The firm specializes in working with owner/entrepreneur, single and multi-generational clients across the United States.

View Profile


Ultra Capital

Ultra Capital
Private Equity Firm

Ultra Capital creates portfolios of small to mid-sized sustainable infrastructure projects in the water, waste, energy and agriculture sectors. The firm focuses on sub-$100M projects, where capital is scarce and where their expertise and systems can add value.

View Profile


Daybreak Capital Partners

Daybreak Capital Partners
Investment Bank

Daybreak Capital Partners is a specialty investment banking firm dedicated to serving companies and investors in the middle and lower middle market. Daybreak Capital is unique within the industry in that the majority of its senior professionals have substantial prior operating experience as CEOs and Presidents of their own organizations.

View Profile


New World Advisors

New World Advisors
Independent Sponsor

New World Advisors delivers conflict-free portfolio management and holistic financial planning. Superior client service and trust is paramount to New World’s clients and the success of their relationships. New World’s clients view them as the trusted quarterback to their financial lives.

View Profile

Not an Axial Member yet?

This week from
Middle Market Review

Behavioral Health M&A Report: Q1 2021
​​Read More

Top 20 Lower Middle Market Investment Banks [Q1 2021]
​​​Read More

Axial’s LMM Deal Digest: March 2021 Edition
Read More

The Faces of the Lower Middle Market
Read More

Industry Trends

The Expanding Case for ESG in Private Equity

Source: Bain & Company

Get in Touch

Reach out to dani.forman@axial.net to learn more

Learn More About Joining Axial

Request Information

Subscribe to Middle Market Review

Subscribe to Middle Market Review

Please provide valid email address

I want to receive:

Subscribe

Thanks for subscribing!