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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 […]

Women in Private Equity to Know: Carolyn Galiette

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This interview with Carolyn Galiette is part of a year-long effort by McGuireWoods to profile women leaders in private equity and was posted on the McGuireWoods web site on March 30, 2018.  Women in Private Equity to Know: Carolyn Galiette Carolyn Galiette is a founding partner of Ironwood Capital in Avon, Conn. She serves as president […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Sale of Elite One Source® Nutritional Services

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, February 8, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce an exit from its investment in Elite One Source® Nutritional Services (“Elite One”), which was sold to DCC Health and Beauty Solutions Ltd.(“DCC”), a division of DCC plc, a leading international sales, marketing and support services group. Ironwood partnered with private equity firm […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Sale of Gold Medal Services, LLC to Kinderhook Industries

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, February 5, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce an exit from its investment in Gold Medal Services (“Gold Medal”), a waste management and recycling company.  Gold Medal was sold to Kinderhook Industries (“Kinderhook”) which invested in partnership with BioHiTech Global (“BioHiTech”). Kinderhook is a New York-based private investment firm that manages […]

Ironwood Capital Portfolio Company Ripley Tools Acquires Optical Design Manufacturing Inc.

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 3, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Ripley Tools LLC, an Ironwood Capital portfolio company, has acquired Optical Design Manufacturing Inc. (ODM), a designer and manufacturer of quality fiber optic testing equipment. ODM’s electronics expertise expands Ripley’s current product offering and provides additional solutions to customers of their Miller® […]

Carolyn Galiette Named to the 2018 List of Mergers & Acquisitions’ Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A

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We are very proud to share that Carolyn Galiette has been named to the 2018 list of Mergers & Acquisitions’ Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. Carolyn is a founding partner of Ironwood Capital. She serves as president and chief investment officer for the firm and chairs the firm’s various investment committees. Carolyn also serves […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Investment in Blue Bell Mattress

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, December 12, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt and minority equity investment in Blue Bell Mattress, headquartered in East Windsor, Connecticut.  Blue Bell manufactures private label and license-branded mattresses for customers in the retail mattress and furniture industry. “Blue Bell positions itself as a partner to its customers instead of […]