We deliver exceptional M&A advisory services for closely-held companies, private equity firms and corporate clients.

With hundreds of successful transactions under our belt, our clients are our best references.

Closely-Held Company Advisory

Advising families and entrepreneurs on once-in-a-lifetime transactions.

Our core focus. We develop and execute a custom-tailored process for each client; minimizing business distraction and maximizing outcomes.

Food & Consumer
Wincraft logo

has been acquired by

Fanatics logo

Wincraft is a leading manufacturer and marketer of sports-licensed hardgood products.

RELCO logo

has been acquired by

Koch Separation Solutions logo

RELCO is a leading manufacturer of dairy processing equipment.

Marcone logo

has been recapitalized by

Sterling Investment Partners logo

Marcone is a specialty distributor of OEM replacement parts for home appliances.

Private Equity Advisory

Relationship-based approach to private equity advisory.

High-touch service, senior-level attention and industry perspectives for private equity firms.

Food & Consumer
Steelite International logo (a portfolio company of
PNC Riverarch Capital)

has been acquired by

Arbor Investments logo

Steelite International is a leading manufacturer and supplier of table top solutions for the global hospitality industry.

Infinite Packaging logo (a portfolio company of Svoboda Capital)

has been acquired by

Fortis Solutions Group logo (a portfolio company of Main Post Partners)

Infinite Packaging is a full-service converter of label products, including pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and complementary products and services.

CARBER logo (a portfolio company of Platte River Equity)

has been acquired by

HydroChemPSC logo (a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co.)

CARBER is a specialty industrial services business providing a full line of inspection and specialty mechanical service solutions.

Corporate Client Advisory

Trusted advisor to senior leaders and boards for complex corporate transactions.

Independent advice for corporate divestitures, carve-outs and go-private transactions; no conflicts of interest.

Tennant Company logo

has sold its Coatings Business to

Sherwin-Williams logo

Tennant Co. is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world, and its coatings business is a manufacturer of epoxy floor coatings.

Ecolab (Equipment Care) logo

has sold its Equipment Care Division to

Audax Group logo

Ecolab is a global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, and its Equipment Care Division is a leading provider of commercial kitchen repair and maintenance services and parts to the U.S. commercial food service industry.

Food & Consumer
CHS logo

has sold its Soy Protein Isolate assets to

Ingredion logo

CHS is a highly diversified global agribusiness cooperative, and its soy protein isolate business unit sells ingredients to the foodservice and CPG industries.

Pre-transaction Preparation

Preparation ensures seamless execution and exceptional outcomes.

We work closely with clients on a variety of pre-engagement services.

  • Transaction Team Assembly – ensuring the right advisors are retained
  • Strategic Plan Development – development of growth strategy document
  • Financial Forecast Preparation – development of budget / forecast
  • Industry Analysis – industry trends, size of market, projections

Website includes transactions completed by Northborne professionals at prior firms.

Contact us to find out how Northborne can drive value and increase the probability of success of your transaction.


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