Industries > Business Services
Business and professional services organizations have become a critical part of the landscape over the last three decades, offering business process outsourcing, staffing and other expert outsourced services on either a temporary or permanent basis. These firms offer professional advice, creative ideas, experienced counsel and even interim executive leadership and support.
Traditional challenges of growth and capital development often dictate the M&A and financing strategies of these organizations. In addition, many are management-owned and operated, relying on key senior leaders for management and business development as well as project execution.
The most insightful leaders focus on their firms’ institutional character. Issues such as staffing leverage, operating models, compensation programs and succession planning are also key. Understanding the core activities of each business, the roles played by their leaders, and how clients are served in a competitive market are essential to a successful strategy.
Corporate Fuel has been active in these industry segments:
- Business process outsourcing
- Staffing and recruiting
- Ground transportation
- Financial services and related administrative services
- Retail services
- Equipment rental businesses
Recent Business Services Transactions
Freeze Frame, LLC
Acted as exclusive financial advisor to this provider of souvenir photography services. Freeze Frame provides its high quality services at a number of nationally-known attractions, including observation decks, zoos, amusement parks and presidential libraries. The company was sold to Picsolve International LTD, a portfolio company of Eight Roads Ventures.
Compliance Wave LLC
Acted as exclusive financial advisor to this innovative developer of compliance communications content that enables corporate compliance officer to deliver short, engaging and relevant training and other strategic tools to educate and reinforce staff awareness of business risks. The organization was acquired by Steele Compliance Solutions, a portfolio company of Bregal Sagemount, a growth-focused private capital firm.
Sell-side advisor / Capital raising
Acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the fourth largest corporate ground transportation provider in the United States on a recapitalization and then on its sale to Addison Lee, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group