Chicago Investment Banks

There are 48 Chicago Investment Banks listed on Axial's lower middle market Directory. The Chicago Investment Banks featured in this Directory include data about the firm's M&A activities in the lower middle market. Click here to learn about joining Axial as a member to connect with more Chicago Investment Banks like these. Connect with the right deal partner at the right time, leveraging the power of the Axial network.

Members (48 results)

Auctus Capital Partners

Investment Bank
  • 3 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 53 Total Closed Deals
Auctus Capital Partners is a leading financial services and investment banking firm focused exclusively on creating value for the lower middle market. We specialize in merger & acquisition advisory, institutional private placements of debt and equity, financial restructuring, valuation, and…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
May 2023
closed recapitalization financing with
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Dec 2022
raised capital from
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Jan 2022
raised capital from
Advisor
Oct 2021
secured debt financing from

Peakstone Group

Investment Bank
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 43 Total Closed Deals
The Peakstone Group is an investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients. Our team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals and operating executives, all of whom have decades of experience and have executed hundreds…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
May 2022
was acquired by
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Apr 2022
was acquired by
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Apr 2022
was acquired by
Advisor
May 2021
was acquired by

Kreshmore Group

Investment Bank
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 20 Total Closed Deals
Kreshmore Group® (KG), started operations in 2009 through its predecessors and has grown to become Chicago’s preeminent restructuring and M&A advisory company. The firm serves myriad niche industries while focusing on lower-middle & mid-market companies within the continental United States. KG…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Nov 2023
raised capital from
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Oct 2023
was acquired by
Advisor
Aug 2023
closed recapitalization financing with
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Jun 2023
closed recapitalization financing with

Balmoral Advisors, LLC

Investment Bank
  • 25 Total Closed Deals
Balmoral Advisors is an independent, specialty investment bank dedicated to providing mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and financial restructuring advisory services involving mid-sized transactions. We specialize in helping clients sell their businesses, find and complete…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Dec 2020
was acquired by
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Jul 2020
divested to
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Jul 2020
divested to
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Jun 2020
divested to

EBIT Associates

Investment Bank
  • 4 Total Closed Deals
EBIT Associates is a leading intermediary and investment-banking firm advising private and corporate clients on lower middle market transactions. EBIT provides sophisticated solutions in merger and acquisitions, valuation opinions, private placement, financial restructuring, fold-ins, IPO’s,…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Jun 2022
was acquired by
Advisor
Mar 2016
was acquired by
Advisor
Oct 2014
closed recapitalization financing with
Advisor
Jan 2014
was acquired by

Gar Wood Securities, LLC

Investment Bank
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Gar Wood Securities Private Capital Group extends the firm’s capital raising efforts to US middle market private companies seeking early stage funding, growth capital, recapitalization or funding for special situations. Via a network of institutional investors, family offices and investment…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Nov 2016
raised capital from

Egwele & Company

Investment Bank
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Egwele & Company is an independent boutique investment bank providing financial and strategic advisory services to entrepreneurs, corporations, private funds and institutional investors. Provides advice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments,…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Sep 2022
divested to

Stout Capital, LLC

Investment Bank

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

Stout is a global investment bank and advisory firm specializing in corporate finance, valuation, financial disputes, and investigations. We serve a range of clients, from public corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier…

Loop Capital Markets

Investment Bank

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

Loop Capital has become an industry leader by listening to and understanding its clients' needs. Throughout the years, after working with some of the nation's most important entities, we have developed a reputation of stellar integrity and service. That, coupled with our track record for…

Lincoln International, LLC

Investment Bank
  • 84 Total Closed Deals
Lincoln International is consistently ranked by Mergermarket among investment banks as a top three global M&A advisor to the mid-market. Possessing local insight on a global scale, Lincoln International provides unparalleled service to the executives and owners of businesses including financial…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Dec 2015
was acquired by
Advisor
Dec 2015
was acquired by
Advisor
Dec 2015
was acquired by
Advisor
Dec 2015
was acquired by

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