The Basic Industries Group has executed transactions ranging from mergers & acquisitions, recapitalizations, fairness opinions, to private and public placements of capital.

The Basic Industries Group is able to draw on knowledge across a wide array of industries to tailor solutions for each particular client. The Group has experience working with clients and investment firms that operate in the manufacturing, consumer and business services industries.

The Group’s clients include family-owned businesses, employee-owned businesses, lower middle market private equity firms, independent sponsors, family offices and small-cap public companies and their Boards.

The Basic Industries Group has extensive experience in the following sectors: 

  • Niche Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Specialty Retail


  • Cliff K. Booth

    Head of Financial Services Investment Banking

  • Stephen Gaines

    Managing Director, Head of Business Services Investment Banking

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