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Ironwood Capital Announces Subordinated Debt Investment in Simonds International, LLC

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, August 7, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt investment in Simonds International, LLC, headquartered in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. “Simonds is a leader in the development and manufacture of innovative cutting tools for the wood processing industry,” stated Ironwood Capital President and Chief Investment Officer Carolyn Galiette. “The company’s commitment […]

Access to Growth and Venture Capital for Women-Owned Businesses

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I was honored to participate in a panel on July 26th hosted by the City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). The panel topic was “Encouraging Venture Capital Investment in Women-Owned Business.” My other panelists were Emilia DiMenco, President and CEO, Women’s Business Development Center; Samara Mejia Hernandez, Senior Associate, Math […]

Alex Levental To Be Panelist at Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is Next for the Consumer Products & Services Industry

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, May 16, 2017 –  Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Alex Levental, managing director, will serve as a panelist at the NixonPeabody private equity roundtable  discussion,  “Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is Next for the Consumer Products & Services Industry.”  The panel will focus on the latest trends in middle-market transactions related to consumer […]

Ironwood Capital Announces the Appointment of Rick Wheeler as CEO of Merrill Industries

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, April 26, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Richard H. “Rick” Wheeler has been appointed chief executive officer of Merrill Industries, an Ironwood Capital Connecticut portfolio company. Merrill designs and manufactures corrugated packaging. Rick was previously the CEO of Capewell Aerial Systems LLC, an Ironwood Capital portfolio company. Capewell is […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Paradigm Window Solutions Acquisition of Vista Window Company

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, February 22, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Paradigm Window Solutions, a portfolio company of Ironwood Capital, has acquired the assets of Vista Window Company. Headquartered in Warren, Ohio, with a second location in Swainsboro, Georgia, Vista produces a full line of vinyl replacement windows and patio doors. It sells […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Investment in Lewis Clark Recycling and Disposal, LLC

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 24, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt and preferred equity investment in Lewis Clark Recycling and Disposal, LLC. Ironwood Capital partnered with sponsor Laurel Mountain Partners of Pittsburgh on this transaction. Lewis Clark is a solid waste company headquartered in Harrisburg, Illinois providing non-hazardous solid waste collection […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Announces Additional Investment in Merrill Industries

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 20, 2017 – Ironwood Capital Connecticut (“ICC”), a unit of Ironwood Capital, is pleased to announce a subordinated debt and equity recapitalization of Merrill Industries. Merrill is based in Ellington, Connecticut and designs and manufactures customized packaging products for a wide range of clients. This and a prior investment in Merrill were […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Four Promotions

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 11, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce today four promotions: * Kimberly A. Craig is named assistant vice president, investment operations, * Adam M. Dotson is named director, * Ryan P. Phalen is named director, and * Trevor T. Russo is named director. Craig has responsibility for investment documentation, regulatory […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Announces Investment in IsoPlexis

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, November 28, 2016 – Ironwood Capital Connecticut, a unit of Ironwood Capital, is pleased to announce an investment in IsoPlexis, a venture capital funded life sciences company developing a diagnostic platform to measure cellular immune response in patients. “IsoPlexis has developed a broad platform with enormous potential to advance personalized medicine and has […]

“Thanks for Giving”

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I saw a television commercial the other day that stuck with me. The spot, which featured children laughing and shouting “thanks for giving,” was meant to convey the good we do when we shop at this particular retail spot because a percentage of the money we spend goes to vaccinate children who have limited access […]