Strategies for profitable growth and strong exit values

We specialize in working with private equity firms, their portfolio companies, and corporate clients, identifying and executing strategies for more profitable growth.

Our services include strategic planning, exit planning, business development and due diligence assignments. We focus on value creation, defining our exit valuation objectives and a timeline, and then creating a strategic plan. These specific valuations and end points give our work clarity, accountability and a sense of urgency.

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Value Creation

A proven methodology for top-
and bottom-line growth

APEX Intro Video

Eddie Binder, Apex Growth Strategies
Principal, talks about the planning process
and results you can expect.

Keys to Strategic Planning (PDF)

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Recently Completed Engagements & News

The Tranzonic Companies Realizes Successful Exit, value-added supplier of consumable maintenance, cleaning, safety and hygiene products to commercial and industrial end markets in North America.
March 2018, Served on the Board of Directors as an Independent Director, Seller: Silver Oak Services Partners, Acquirer: PNC Riverarch

United Language Group, provider of translation, localization and other language-related business services to customers across a diverse array of end markets [business services, B2B]. Board-approved strategic plan.
February 2018, portfolio company of Northern Pacific Group & Yukon Partners

Fit & Fresh, leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable and functional food and beverage transport products [consumer products, wholesale and eCommerce channels, B2B and B2C]. Board-approved strategic plan.
February 2018, portfolio company of CID Capital

iAutomation, leading designer and distributor of highly engineered automation products, solutions and services to top manufacturers of technologically advanced automated equipment [industrial, multiple channels to market, B2B]. Board-approved growth plan.
January 2018, a portfolio company of Saw Mill Capital

SAFEbuilt, national leader in community development services for local governments and public agencies [business services, B2B]. Board-approved strategic plan.
January 2018, portfolio company of The Riverside Company

Marena, manufacturer of medical-grade compression garments, shapewear, and activewear sold to plastic surgery centers, hospitals, medical providers, patients, and consumers [consumer products, healthcare, multiple channels to market, B2B and B2C]. Board-approved strategic plan. January 2018, portfolio company of The Riverside Company

InterDesign, designer and distributor of innovative housewares products [consumer products, wholesale and eCommerce channels, B2C and B2B2C]. Board-approved strategic plan.
November 2017, independently owned and operated

UNKNWN, retailer of curated assortment of covetable sneakers, modern streetwear and designer apparel [retail, eCommerce, B2B]. Board-approved strategic growth framework.
November 2017, division of Walnut Ridge Strategic Management Company

Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Disabled Veterans, lecturer and mentor to physically and psychologically disabled veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Presenter and business plan competition judge at the 2017 boot camp.
October 2017, University of Connecticut

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Testimonials and Endorsements

We were so impressed with Eddie’s knowledge and ability to work with our team that we invited him to join our board, where his perspective helped us unlock new opportunities.”

Rick JonesPresident & CEO

Realized a successful exit in April 2014
Seller: Fort Point Capital
Acquirer: Eagle Merchant Partners

Eemax was one of the top exits for Riverside in 2015 and Eddie was a key factor in this success.”

Kevin RuppeltPresident & CEO

Realized a successful exit in December 2015
Seller: The Riverside Company
Acquirer: Rheem Manufacturing

He has exceptional listening skills, which he used to help us to work together as a team to face the many issues we had as a company.”

Bob BloomPresident & CEO

Current portfolio company of Milestone Partners

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