Evolution of Outsourcing in Facility Services

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Alex Levental, Partner Ironwood Capital Ironwood’s experience investing in the Facility Services sector goes back over 20 years to our first fund, with an investment in New England Linen Company that rents and sells textile and linen products to Northeastern foodservice companies. Since then, our pace of investment in the sector has increased,with portfolio companies […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

The Expanding Relationship Between Family Offices and Private Equity and the Impact Investment Link

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Because Ironwood Capital has a long, strong record of impact investing, we are being approached more often by family office representatives to share deal opportunities and by investors interested in doing well and doing good.

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

We Love Niche Manufacturing

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“…if you want to make a bet on American industrial strength, find a company that makes weird stuff in small volumes.” This is a good definition of niche manufacturing, succinctly stated by William Baldwin, contributor to Forbes Magazine, in an article last year in Forbes. At Ironwood Capital, a middle market mezzanine and minority equity […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

Happy Hour in Cleveland

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Ironwood Capital, along with accounting firm Bober Markey Fedorovich and law firm Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, both located in Cleveland, hosted a reception for business partners on May 16 at Town Hall.  The venue was just right for the crowd of 40-plus to relax and network. Many thanks to all who attended the happy […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

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 […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.

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 […]

About Alex Levental

Alex is a managing director at Ironwood Capital. His primary responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, industry research and portfolio management.