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Doing a Deal – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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On September 22nd, I joined three other panelists to discuss how to put together a successful private equity deal. The panel was part of the New England Conference sponsored by ACG Connecticut and ACG Boston. My panel partners were Jerome Romano, managing director at TM Capital, Michael McQueeney, of SummerStreet Capital and Bradley Scholtz of […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Announces Mezzanine Debt Investment in Turbine Technologies

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, August 25, 2016 – Ironwood Capital Connecticut, a unit of Ironwood Capital, is pleased to announce a mezzanine debt investment in Turbine Technologies.  Investment proceeds were used to support growth initiatives.  Ironwood partnered with Connecticut Innovations to provide the financing.  Based in Farmington, Connecticut, Turbine is a premier aerospace and industrial gas turbine manufacturing […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Announces Acquisition of Solo Mechanical Maintenance, Inc.

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, August 1, 2016 – Ironwood Capital Connecticut, a unit of Ironwood Capital, is pleased to announce an additional investment in Air Temp Mechanical Services.  Investment proceeds were used to support the acquisition of Solo Mechanical Maintenance, Inc., located in Newington, Connecticut.  Solo Mechanical services Connecticut-area businesses.  It provides installation and servicing of commercial and […]

2016 Inner City Capital Connections Boston

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On June 8th I was honored to once again serve on a panel that was part of Executive Education Day, organized by Inner City Capital Connections Boston.  At this annual event, invited small businesses are trained on strategic planning, financial projections, capital raising terms, talent management, marketing and sales, entrepreneurial finance and presentation methods and also […]

Capital Strategies for Growing Companies – in Memphis

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On May 25th, we were pleased to be in Memphis, Tennessee to co-present, with HORNE LLP, the Capital Strategies for Growing Companies program.  In our nearly 30 years of working with middle market companies, we have met many owners and managers of strong and growing middle market companies who, though expert in their products, services […]

Ironwood Controller Sandy Samuels Part of Covenant Preparatory Community Service Project

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Recently, Ironwood Controller Sandy Samuels and her husband John participated in the Covenant Preparatory School community service project, “Covenant Prep for Helping Hands.” Helping Hands™ is an award-winning project that is putting prosthetic hands on amputees in developing countries while building purpose-driven teams and leaders.  Kits and dinner during the event were provided courtesy of St. […]

Meeting at the MRF

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Our semi-annual limited partner meeting was hosted last week at the office of Action Environmental Services, an Ironwood portfolio company. In addition to our normal portfolio review, it included a tour of Action’s unique, state-of-the-art material recovery facility and transfer station located in the Bronx, New York. The 100,000 square foot material recovery facility (MRF) […]

On the Value of Mentoring

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I was reminded recently that January was National Mentoring Month. It prompted me to think about my own experiences, what we do at Ironwood Capital to mentor and develop our team members and how we reach out to others. I am extremely grateful to my first mentor – Eileen Kraus. Our relationship has spanned 35 years, […]