Pr.com and HedgeWeek both covered the early February announcement and report from Madison Street Capital. The investment banking firm announced big growth in 2015. In fact, the amount of hedge fund deals closed or announced went up by 27 percent from the previous year. In 2014, there were 32 deals made, but in 2015, 42 deals were made. Madison Street Capital also made the comment that with the type of momentum they are seeing, 2016 will see even more deals in hedge funds.
The summary by the news outlets also covered the report from the firm, which stated that hedge fund managers are looking at strategic alternatives in order to raise revenue. This is happening because hedge funds are being pressured to lower their fees but they are facing rising operational costs at the same time. A big problem is facing smaller hedge funds managers because they are not able to bring in new capital and therefore they are not able to fill their portfolio and operate at capacity.
Madison Street Capital, an investment banking firm founded in 2005, has a strong group of professionals leading the firm. One of the professionals in Reginald McGaugh. McGaugh is a Managing Director at the firm and he has years of experience with managed care companies, healthcare provides, healthcare REITs, healthcare medical device firms, diagnostic imaging firms, tele-medicine firms, pharmaceutical firms and biotechnology firms. Besides healthcare, McGaugh also specializes in advising deals that a structured to be compliant with Sharia law in the Middle East and Africa. Reginald McGaugh received a finance degree from the University of Nebraska and a Masters in Business from Florida A&M University.
The firm specializes in 3 services, including valuation, mergers and acquisitions and advising domestically and internationally on corporate governance and independence. The firm has assisted in transactions between Ohio Valley Manufacturing, Inc and First Merit Bank, Investment Evolution Global Corp and Boston Finance Group, LLC, Atlantic Jet Support, Inc and Citibank, N.A., and Caroll Hotel, LLC and Equity Financing. Madison Street Capital is able to assist with these transactions because of their large base of investors, including foundations, endowments, unions, local governments, state governments, pension funds, mutual funds, money managers, corporations and financial institutions.
The firms goal is to understand the value of a company and assist them with the services that will benefit them. They want to create a transaction between two parties, buyers and sellers, that will be mutually beneficial. They do this by being creating with unique structures and designs that fit their unique clients. Madison Street is for any middle market company that is looking to improve their standing in the market.
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