Ironwood Capital Portfolio Company NSA Industries Acquires Vitex Extrusions

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 7, 2020 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that precision manufacturer NSA Industries (“NSA”), a portfolio company of the firm, has acquired Vitex Extrusions (“Vitex”), a Franklin, New Hampshire-based manufacturer of metal extrusions. NSA, headquartered in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, is the largest provider of multi-operation metal contract manufacturing and precision machining […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Exit from Investment in FIBER-LINE®

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, January 8, 2019 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce an exit from its investment in FIBER-LINE®, a high-performance fiber manufacturer headquartered in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. The company was purchased by PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Founded in 1987, FIBER-LINE is a leading developer, manufacturer and […]

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 […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Announces Exit of Investment in AxioMx Through a Sale to Abcam plc

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, December 1, 2015 –  Ironwood Capital Connecticut, a unit of Ironwood Capital, is pleased to announce the exit of an investment in AxioMx, Inc. through a sale of the company to Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of life science research tools.  Abcam is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom.  The purchase price was $20 […]

Seeking growth capital? 8 pieces of advice for the business owner looking for investment (Louisville Business First)

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The investing environment endured the recession, shifted a bit, and has come out in favor of business owners. Early Tuesday morning, investors and business owners discussed raising capital for a growing businesses at a conference hosted by financial-services firm Hilliard Lyons Investment Banking and Ironwood Capital, a Connecticut-based private-equity firm that focuses on middle-market companies. The market is […]

Ironwood Capital Connecticut Invests in C&M Technologies Group

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, November 19, 2014 – Advantage Capital Partners, a growth capital and small business finance firm, and Ironwood Capital Connecticut, a private equity fund manager which provides capital to Connecticut-based companies, today announced a mezzanine debt investment in C&M Technologies Group (“C&M”). C&M, owned by the Watermill Group, a Lexington, Massachusetts based private equity firm, is […]