Not new to the scene
Newbury, Piret & Company is a Boston-based firm that prides itself on being an advisor for middle-market companies throughout New England. Since 1981, the firm has offered M&A, recapitalization, divestiture and financing advice for businesses in industries such as health care, manufacturing and technology. Newbury serves corporate executives, family business owners and private equity investors.
The company’s functions are divided into three sections: mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings and financial advisory. The firm’s mergers and acquisitions department gives firms and investors access to a number of services, including acquisition financing, buy-side advisory, sell-side advisory and corporate divestitures, buyouts and acquisition searches. Newbury’s public and private financing department focuses on coordinating debt and equity financing with firms, private equity funds, banks, lenders and federal programs. Finally, under the firm’s financial advisory department, Newbury provides advice regarding company valuations. This unit’s services include transaction support, tax and estate, regulatory, litigation support, strategy support, and intangible asset analyses.
All about affiliations
Newbury, Piret & Company is affiliated with numerous organizations, including employer and management organizations such as the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Financial Executives International, Association for Corporate Growth, Chief Executive Officers Club and National Association for Corporate Directors. The company is also a member of the American Electronics Association, nationwide non-profit trade association as well as The Society of Plastics Engineers, an international organization for the advancement of knowledge and education for all plastics professionals.
Master of M&As
Outsiders seem to agree that the firm is near the top of its class when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. The firm has been nominated as a top advisor finalist eight years in a row by M&A Advisor (the firm was ranked No.1 in 2004) for multiple award categories in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. The firm has worked on deals for numerous institutions, including Boston University, Odyssey Optical Systems, Federal Distillers Inc., Semi-Alloys, Inc. and Advanced Instruments, Inc. In 2009, the company represented Boston Rack International and Base Manufacturing in a merger resulting in the creation of Elite Storage Solutions, Inc.
Newbury, Piret & Company is a sustaining sponsor of Northeastern University’s Center for Family Business. From 2006 to 2008, the company has had its Gold Sponsorship of the Massachusetts Family Business of the Year competition, an annual awards program crediting the most successfully run and managed family business in Massachusetts.
200 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: (617) 367-7300
Employer Type: Private
President and CEO: Marguerite A. Piret