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

Articles for Business Owners


Maximizing seller’s leverage through earn-outs

More often than not, negotiations to buy/ sell a company start with a significant spread between the…

Assuring Confidentiality In M&A Deals

One of the most common concerns amongst prospective sellers is keeping discussions of a potential deal confidential.…

U.S. Chamber Creates Coronavirus Loan Guide to Help Small Businesses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has created a guide to help small businesses, independent contractors, and gig economy workers prepare to file…

Private equity is back: How to do a management buyout

This article will walk a potential management team through the basic steps of performing a management-led buyout…

Success Stories

Industrial M&A News

Industrial Specialty Services USA merges with Leak Sealers, Inc.

Effective December 31, 2021, Industrial Specialty Services USA LLC (ISS) and Leak Sealers Inc. have merged, creating…

Shell completes sale of Puget Sound Refinery to HollyFrontier

HOUSTON — Equilon Enterprises LLC dba Shell Oil Products U.S., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc,…

Specialty Welding and Turnarounds announces acquisition Of Midwest Cooling Tower Services

Specialty Welding and Turnarounds, LLC (SWAT), a leading provider of highly technical maintenance services to the chemical, refinery,…

Ford, Bacon & Davis officially integrates with S&B

BATON ROUGE, La.—December 20, 2021—Ford, Bacon & Davis, LLC (FB&D) today announced it is officially integrating with…