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 resources, talent acquisition, sales training, sales technology, sales DNA assessments and marketing services, as well as consulting services through fractional CROs and CMOs.Brian O’Neil, CEO of SEG noted, “We engaged Peakstone to find a partner that understood our industry, how the SEG model works, and could provide the necessary resources/capital to accelerate our growth even faster. Peakstone conducted a very thorough process and with their strong advice, hard work, patience, and persistence we were able to complete a transaction with an ideal partner in RFE Investment Partners.”Bill Bronander, Principal of RFE said, “RFE is excited to partner with Brian and the SEG management team. The Company has a clear and unique value proposition helping middle market firms accelerate their revenue growth across a wide range of industries.”Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.For additional information please contact:

Peter Melloni, Managing Director, 630-664-3457, pmelloni@peakstone.comJeff Temple, Managing Director, 312-346-7301,

About Peakstone

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 experience and have executed hundreds of transactions totaling billions of dollars. For additional information, visit To receive investment and proprietary acquisition opportunities, please register at Sales Empowerment Group

SEG is a sales and marketing execution firm providing services that drive revenue growth. The Company uses a strategic, time-tested approach, and works with its clients to create a sales-focused culture that helps grow revenue faster. SEG serves a variety of middle-market and larger companies in manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, technology, professional services, and other sectors. For more information, visit RFE Investment Partners

RFE Investment Partners is a private equity firm focused on making control investments in established small market companies located in the United States. RFE is a long-standing firm founded in 1980 with over 40 years of experience investing in the lower middle market. RFE’s investment strategy is to transform its portfolio companies from the lower end of the market to fully professionalized and market-leading middle-market companies. RFE is currently investing out of Fund IX. For more information, visit