Service-based businesses represent a huge (and growing) piece of our global economy. Since our inception, we have focused broadly on the Business Services sector, but our team has developed deep expertise in a range of sub-sectors – from human capital to environmental services, to logistics – and focus on developing custom solutions that take into account our client’s unique circumstances.

Building & Utilities Services

We have successfully completed transactions in the following areas within the Building & Utilities sector:

  • Building and energy management
  • Mechanical, electrical, and HVAC services
  • Safety and security products and services
  • Facilities services
Environmental Services

We are widely regarded as one of the most experienced middle-market advisors in the waste management and recycling industries. We have successfully completed transactions in the following areas:

  • Solid and liquid waste management
  • Recycling, including paper, plastic, e-recycling, and fuel
  • End-of-life asset management
Financial Services

Our Business Services team has had a long involvement in the Financial Services sector, with a particular emphasis on successful brokers and providers of wealth management, specialist lending and foreign exchange services, both on- and offshore.

We also focus on the rapidly expanding ecosystem of support services and BPO providers serving the Financial Services sector, providing technology-enabled outsourced solutions and/or expert technical advice on everything from compliance and risk management to customer relationship management.

Human Capital

We work with many of the companies that are sourcing, placing, and training talent around the world. We have successfully completed transactions in the following areas:

  • Human Resources Management / SaaS
  • IT and Specialty Consulting
  • Staffing
Logistics

We have successfully completed transactions in the following areas within the Logistics sector:

  • Aviation services
  • Customs brokerage and freight forwarding
  • Last mile and white glove delivery
  • Mail and courier services
  • Relocation services
  • Supply chain services
  • Trucking and transportation
  • Warehousing and fulfilment
Professional Services

We work with growing, talent-based advisory businesses. We have successfully completed transactions in the following areas within the Professional Services sector:

  • Design and Engineering
  • Operational Improvement
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Safety & Security

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