The Growing Success of Madison Street Capital

Madison Street Capital is an investment banking firm headquartered in Chicago. They were established in 2005 and specialize in mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, and buyouts. The firm is great at creating unique alternative exit strategies and has an extensive background in corporate finance and government; they are able to understand the individual complexities each client has. Madison Street Capital is able to create financial strategies that both the business and investor will benefit from and are able to understand the unique financing needs of their client.

 

 

 

Thirteen years since Madison Street Capital’s formation, they have become one of the fasting growing investment firms and are a financial pillar, when it comes to serving middle-market businesses. Their financing expertise has continued to earn them numerous awards. The firm received the most awards in the past 3 years, in 2016 alone; they’ve received the Annual Emerging Leader Award, the 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Award for Cross-Border Deal of the year, and the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Award for Industrial Deal of the Year. Then in 2017, the firm was honored at the 9th Annual International M&A Awards, winning the M&A Deal of the Year Award and at the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, they won the award for Debt Financing Deal of the Year. This year, the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards announced Madison Street Capital is nominated for five categories including, Deal of the Year, Boutique Investment Firm of the Year, Equity Financing of the Year, Private Equity Deal of the Year, and M&A Deal of the Year.

 

 

 

In September 2018 the firm announced, Jim Cohen, as the new managing director, his leadership speaks for Madison Street Capital reputation, as they are continually regarded as one of the most trusted investment firms internationally. Mr. Cohen’s presence is essential; his background provides him the expertise to assist their M&A (Mergers and acquisitions) division and has a strong transaction background. He previously served in the United States Coast Guard, Coxswain, and the Coast Guard Watchstander. After serving our country, in 2001 he was named President and CEO of Velocity Products, a Midwest-based children’s toy manufacturer, and stayed with the company until 2006. During this time Mr. Cohen’s role was crucial, he was able to increase their growth, streamlining their global supply and created a long-lasting presence in the toy industry. After his time at Velocity, he served as Director for Sun Acquisitions, where he helped guide clients through the buying and selling side of transactions.

 

 

 

Hurricanes, tornados, and flooding have left many parts of our country devastated and unusable. Madison Street Capital is also known for their philanthropy, they continue to work diligently with non-profit organizations such as, The United Ways of the Midwest and South Disaster Fund to assist people whose lives were devastated by these disasters and provide them food, shelter, and to create lasting changes in the communities they help. Madison Street Capital partners with Schools, financial institutions, and neighborhood associations to improve education and help many families to achieve better financial stability.

 

Visit http://madisonstreetcapital.org/ to learn more.

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