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Maryam Jalal Joins Ironwood Capital as Analyst

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, December 11, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Maryam Jalal has joined the firm as an analyst.  Maryam is responsible for reviewing new investment opportunities, conducting research and performing financial modeling and due diligence. In addition, Maryam provides support for business development activities and portfolio management. Maryam has an undergraduate […]

Ironwood Capital Portfolio Company Consulting Solutions International Acquires JDC Group

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, December 6, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that portfolio company Consulting Solutions International (“CSI”), a leading IT staffing and consulting business, has acquired JDC Group, an Atlanta-based IT staffing firm that provides services similar to CSI with a focus on supporting SAP software. Ironwood Capital Managing Director Alex Levental stated, “Since our […]

Ironwood Capital Portfolio Company NSA Industries Acquires Metal Tronics

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, December 5, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that manufacturer NSA Industries (“NSA”), a portfolio company of the firm, has acquired Metal Tronics, located in Georgetown, Massachusetts.  Metal Tronics is a provider of precision metal fabrication and CNC machining solutions. “One year ago, when Ironwood Capital originally invested in NSA, the […]

Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA) – 60 Years of Stellar Accomplishments

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The Small Business Investors Alliance (SBIA) was formed in 1958. My firm, Ironwood Capital, joined SBIA with the formation of our first fund in 2001. Our experience has been overwhelmingly positive and we were delighted to join the recent celebration, recognizing SBIA for 60 years of stellar accomplishments. SBIA defines itself as “the association of […]

A Discussion Regarding Sources of Private Capital – Capital Strategies Memphis

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As part of its ongoing Capital Strategies program, Ironwood Capital co-hosted a breakfast and panel discussion with SunTrust on October 30 in Memphis, Tennessee. Over 40 attendees learned about the forms and sources of private capital available to business owners and managers. Private capital can serve as a solution for many challenges faced by growing […]

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 […]

Merrill Industries LLC, Ironwood Capital Connecticut Portfolio Company, in the News

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Ironwood Capital Connecticut portfolio company Merrill Industries LLC was recently featured in Boxscore, a publication of the Independent Packaging Association. Merrill Industries is a niche manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions.  Rick Wheeler, Merrill CEO, was interviewed for the article.  In the article, Wheeler summarized what it takes to succeed when rebranding your company,”‘I just can’t […]

Ironwood Capital Golf Outing 2018

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On September 27, Ironwood Capital hosted its annual golf outing.  Once again, we were fortunate to enjoy fantastic weather, squeezing in our outing between the deluge of the day before and the day after.  The brilliant weather reflected the bright spirits of our attendees – and the colorful swag shared with our guests.  So glad everyone […]