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 […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Exit from Investment in SAFE Security®

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, November 7, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce an exit from its investment in SAFE Security® (“SAFE”). Ironwood served as lead investor in a subordinated debt investment made in October 2016. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in San Ramon, California, SAFE is one of the largest providers of security alarm systems […]

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 […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Debt Investment in Logistics Provider Performance Team

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, July 31, 2018 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a debt investment to support a recapitalization at Performance Team.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Performance Team is an end-to-end third-party logistics and distribution provider, offering consolidation, warehousing, distribution and transportation services across the country. “Performance Team has a national footprint and significant scale.  It […]

Private Capital Options Available to Middle Market Business Owners

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On July 17, Ironwood Capital and SunTrust co-hosted a Capital Strategies program in Orlando, Florida.  The program addressed the many private capital options available to middle market business owners. Panelists were Paul Witinski, director at Ironwood Capital; Robert Harding, partner at Gray, Robinson; Michael Poole, shareholder at PCE; Roger Wilson, director at SunTrust Bank; and James […]

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 […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Investment in Industrial Timber

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, November 28, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt and minority equity investment in Industrial Timber, Inc., headquartered in Hiddenite, North Carolina. Industrial Timber, Inc. is the nation’s largest designer and manufacturer of outsourced, ready-to-assemble just-in-time wooden frames to the upholstered furniture industry. “Industrial Timber has forged long-term customer relationships with […]

Ironwood Capital Announces Subordinated Debt Investment in Simonds International, LLC

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AVON, CONNECTICUT, August 7, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce a subordinated debt investment in Simonds International, LLC, headquartered in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. “Simonds is a leader in the development and manufacture of innovative cutting tools for the wood processing industry,” stated Ironwood Capital President and Chief Investment Officer Carolyn Galiette. “The company’s commitment […]