Investor Group Services acquires pricing expert Maple Street Advisors

18 March 2024 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Investor Group Services (IGS), a Boston-based consultancy focusing on the private equity (PE) industry, has acquired Maple Street Advisors, a New York-based consultancy focusing on pricing strategy and execution for PE-backed companies.

Founded in 2019, Maple Street helps PE portfolio firms drive revenue and Ebitda growth with services in market analytics, pricing strategy, sales execution, and go-to-market effectiveness. The firm’s recent engagements include advising a $170-million consumer goods manufacturer, a $120-million legal SaaS provider, and a $30-million ecommerce platform.

The firm has over a dozen employees, according to its website.

IGS’s acquisition of Maple Street will expand its portfolio value creation capabilities. The entire Maple Street team will join IGS as part of the transaction.

Investor Group Services acquires pricing expert Maple Street Advisors

"Maple Street Advisors is the preeminent expert in pricing and commercial effectiveness with a bespoke approach that creates actionable results for their clients, similar to IGS. As we deepen and expand growth-oriented services for our clients, we are very excited to welcome the Maple Street team," said Rob Lordi, senior managing director at IGS.

Founded in 1998, IGS focuses on commercial due diligence and strategic advisory services for private equity and corporate clients. The firm’s offerings span growth strategy, pricing strategy and execution, go-to-market transformation, M&A due diligence, sell-side industry analysis, and integration support.

IGS has more than 40 employees, according to its website.

“Our team is excited to join IGS, a combination that will create a world-class suite of solutions for clients. At Maple Street, we have found that most portfolio companies are in need and can benefit greatly from our service offerings to accelerate their growth and optimize their commercial and pricing strategies," said Russell Jenkins, managing partner of Maple Street Advisors.

The consultancy is a portfolio company of Interlock Equity, which acquired it in December 2022.