Peakstone Advises Forefront Packaging: Leading provider of outsourced packaging services for blue-chip food manufacturers



M&A Advisor

April, 2023. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Food Packaging Consultants, Inc. (dba ForeFront Packaging) in connection with its sale to Drost Investment Group, LLC.Founded in 2004, ForeFront is a leading provider of outsourced packaging services, primarily serving blue chip manufacturers of various food products. Customers are highly reliant on ForeFront’s unique combination of services including:  i) Packaging product …
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Peakstone Recognized as Top Software M&A Advisor

March, 2023. We are pleased to announce that Axial named Peakstone as one of Axial’s top Software M&A Advisors. For the news release and additional information, please CLICK HERE.Peakstone is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, advisory, and capital raising for middle market clients. Our team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades of …
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Peakstone Ranked #1 by Axial

January 2023. We are pleased to announce that Axial ranked Peakstone the #1 lower middle market U.S. investment bank of 2022. Peakstone has been ranked #1 three times by Axial in their 2021 and 2022 quarterly and annual ranking reports. Axial’s league tables take into account three main characteristics: client quality, buy-side targeting, and process effectiveness. Thanks to all of our clients and associates …
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Peakstone Expands Debt Capital Markets Practice. Barry Dunn joins as Managing Director

December, 2022. Rising interest rates and economic uncertainty have clients turning to Peakstone for its expertise in navigating challenging markets and executing critical capital solutions. We have been increasingly active in Debt Capital Markets transactions and are expanding our team.Peakstone is pleased to announce that Barry Dunn has joined the firm as Managing Director. Barry previously was engaged with Peakstone …
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Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

November, 2022. Peakstone’s industry reports can be accessed through the links below. We deliver sector knowledge, experience, and relationships to every client. Please contact us for additional information about our services.



Peakstone Advises EarthWise Pet on Financing for its Acquisition of 42 Franchise Locations and Independently Branded Stores



Financial Advisor

November, 2022. Peakstone served as exclusive financial advisor to Earthwise Pet arranging financing for EarthWise Pet’s acquisition of 42 franchise locations and independently branded stores. With this acquisition, EarthWise Pet expands to over 170 locations, of which approximately 75% are franchisee-owned and 25% are corporate-owned. EarthWise Pet is a premier pet services platform with a 40+ year track record of …
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Peakstone Advises Sales Empowerment Group on its sale to RFE Investment Partners



M&A Advisor

October, 2022. Peakstone served as exclusive M&A advisor to Sales Empowerment Group, LLC in connection with its sale to RFE Investment Partners.Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Chicago, SEG has helped more than 500 companies across various end markets accelerate revenue growth through its unique hands-on approach. SEG offers a full suite of services including outsourced business development and marketing …
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Peakstone Recognized as a Top Lower Middle Market Consumer Advisory Firm

September 2022. We are pleased to announce that Axial named Peakstone as one of Axial’s top Lower Middle Market Consumer M&A Advisors. For the news release and additional information, please CLICK HERE.Peakstone is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, advisory, and capital raising for middle market clients. Our team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades …
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Peakstone Advises Medical Device Company on Sale Transaction



M&A Advisor



Peakstone Publishes Industry Reports

July, 2022. Peakstone’s industry reports can be accessed through the links below. We deliver sector knowledge, experience, and relationships to every client. Please contact us for additional information about our services.