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COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

COVID-19: Adapt faster, emerge stronger. Access our resource center.

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Proven expertise to generate increased returns

Competition is fierce in the middle market. You need a strategic advisor who can deliver value and drive growth — one who understands your transaction methodology, the market, and investor expectations. That’s where we come in. We’ve seen it all and more than 1,500 private equity firms and portfolio companies look to us to pinpoint value and provide single-point access to highly regarded experts.

We’ve worked with clients of all sizes, from those with complex entity structuring to those with unsophisticated systems. We know what to look for, and our comprehensive services will make sure you know what you’re getting in to. Our services range from transaction advisory, audit, tax, and finance and accounting outsourcing to technology, operations, and strategy.

Each year, we advise on more than 350 deals, bringing clarity and confidence throughout the fast-paced deal environment. By partnering with our investment bank, P&M Corporate Finance, and our other affiliates, we provide consistent deal flow and offer critical value-added services that help you avoid the additional costs and complexities of working with multiple advisors. Furthermore, we understand the importance of maintaining relationships, and won’t bulldoze an acquisition target. We treat each seller with respect and make the process as painless as possible so that you emerge with relationships intact — or even improved.

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Transactions in the age of COVID-19
Deal trends and considerations to reduce risk and get ahead

Critical due diligence considerations

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COVID-19 is shaping M&A: Here’s what private equity needs to know
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed private equity deals, but adaptable buyers and sellers are still transacting. Add-ons and strategic acquisitions are driving the buy side, and good, quality targets are in high demand. Our experts break down deal trends and considerations to reduce risk and get ahead.
Michele E. McHale
Article September 9, 2020 10 min read
COVID-19 impact on domestic middle-market mergers & acquisitions
Joanne Baginski
Article April 30, 2020 8 min read
Minimizing your risk of GAAP-related post-close disputes
Brian Lappen
Article October 25, 2019 4 min read
Assess the impact: COVID-19 and private equity portfolio valuations
David Howell
Article June 18, 2020 3 min read

Six critical due diligence considerations for private equity
Strategies to mitigate uncertainties and invest with greater confidence

Private equity tackles value creation

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Improving liquidity in the era of COVID-19 and beyond

Concerned your company doesn’t have enough cash to weather the COVID-19 storm? Improve your liquidity, and set your organization up for a strong recovery by improving your customer management, inventory management, and vendor management. Find out how.

Joanne Baginski
Article June 11, 2020 8 min read

Seven value creation strategies for private equity
Tactics to maximize value during the holding period

Private Equity Thought Leadership

  • 2020 economic recovery forecast
    Kreg Brown recently joined Vectra Bank in a roundtable discussion about the economic recovery in Colorado. Watch as they share their insights into how businesses can survive the recession and plan for the future.
    Kreg Brown
    Article September 24, 2020 52 min watch
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  • Private Equity Perspectives
    Welcome to Private Equity Perspectives, your hub for insights on the forces and trends impacting private equity and portfolio companies. Subscribe now.
    Michele E. McHale Matt Petrucci
    Newsletter September 17, 2020 8 min read
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  • Four reasons to outsource your accounting function

    In light of COVID-19 disruption, it’s time to get creative to improve efficiency and save money. Here’s an idea you may not have thought of — and four reasons why you might love it. 

    Jeff Dolowy Mark Scovera Rebecca Kelley
    Article September 14, 2020 3 min read
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  • Five tax strategies to help your business survive the COVID-19 slump
    As COVID-19 persists, even businesses unprepared for an economic downturn have avenues to better weather the storm. Kurt Piwko shares five ways to maximize the tax benefits of losses and deductions via Entrepreneur.
    Kurt Piwko
    Article September 11, 2020 5 min read
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Our clients say

Plante Moran has been working with Huron Capital for more than 15 years. Plante Moran clearly understands our funds’ goals and objectives as middle-market investors, which makes for a great working relationship. One of their best attributes is their understanding of the dynamics of family-owned businesses, which comprise the majority of Huron’s investments. They’ve also been a great referral source to Huron — always on the lookout for potential add-on acquisition targets that may be interesting to our current portfolio.

Brian Demkowicz Managing Partner, Huron Capital Partners

Our approach to client service? Flexible. Simple. Complete.

We promise our clients an engagement that’s much more than a professional transaction; we promise a personalized approach to help them achieve their goals. This means we get to know you, your organization, and your objectives. Without competing office-level profit centers, we provide a flexible model where we can scale our services and tailor our team to your distinct needs. And, we keep it simple for you. We’ll handle the details and provide seamless service with the right people and right expertise, at the right time. A complete solution. From funds, to portfolio companies, pre-LOI to exit strategies, our team can provide all the answers you need — and answer the questions you didn’t know you had.

How do we know we’re making the mark with our clients? For one, we’ve been honored to receive many awards for our work:

While these awards tell us we’re doing something right, we know our true efforts are measured by our enduring client relationships. In the words of our private equity practice leader, Michele McHale, “We see ourselves as a partner, helping clients formulate strategies to solve complex issues. I’m proud of the team every day because they truly have our clients’ best interests at heart. This dedication to helping others grow and maximize value — that’s what matters.”

How can we help your business?

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