Merger & Acquisition Services for Industrial Businesses

Sell Side Representation

We deliver premium value through our focus on the downstream industrial sector by creating the largest buyer pool that gets you maximum value.

Leveraged Recapitalization

Sell part of your business. Cash out up to 75% of the equity value, while keeping up to 49% of the stock going forward.


Let us tell you what your business is worth. We evaluate your current business and establish the potential future enterprise value.

Merger & Acquisition Services

We guide your entire acquisition process which includes valuing your business, and working with your M&A attorney to close the transaction.

The benefit to your Industrial Business

Premium industrial banking consultants

IVS Investment Banking delivers premium financial transaction services to business owners primarily within the downstream market. Our investment banking group leverages BIC Alliance’s 35 years of building connections in the industrial market offering a wide variety of skills and experience.

IVS specializes in the recapitalization and/or sale of people-intensive industrial service businesses. IVS principals have built relationships with over 250 qualified private equity and strategic buyers that are searching for industrial service businesses working in the refining and petrochemical, construction, tanks and terminals, power, oil and gas and marine sectors. Since inception, the principals of IVS Investment Banking have completed 20 investment banking transactions worth over $420 million in transactional value.

Recent Transactions

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ORIX Capital Partners acquires SWAT

ORIX Capital Partners acquired a majority interest in Specialty Welding and Turnarounds, LLC, or SWAT.  Headquartered in Gonzales, Louisiana,…

Shell finalizes sale of Martinez Refinery

Royal Dutch Shell plc has closed on the sale of Shell’s Martinez Refinery in California to PBF Holding…

Vertellus acquires Bercen Chemicals, expands anhydrides capabilities

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Arcosa, Inc. to acquire Cherry Companies

Arcosa, Inc., a provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cherry…