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.

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Recently Completed Engagements & News

C. Mondavi & Family, provider of a portfolio of handcrafted wines from the Napa Valley [consumer products, two-step distribution, direct grower and producer, B2B-B2C].  Board-approved strategic plan.
August 2016

Kasasa by BancVue, financial technology and marketing services provider to community banks and credit unions across the U.S. [fintech, software and services, B2B-B2C]. Board-approved strategic plan.
July 2016; portfolio company of The Riverside Company

Greenphire, clinical payment processing technology, management and analytics software as well as proprietary workflow automation [healthcare, software and IT, B2C]. Board-approved growth plan.
July 2016; portfolio company of The Riverside Company

MILTONS, long-tenured client named “Best Specialty Store” by MR Magazine, a leading publication in the menswear fashion space -  [consumer products, retail, B2C]. Apex Growth Strategies acknowledged for contribution to success.
July 2016

Tate’s Bake Shop, provider of premium, all-natural cookies – signature thin, crisp cookies – and baked goods [consumer products, multiple channels to market, direct manufacturer, B2B2C].  Board-approved update to strategic plan.
July 2016; portfolio company of The Riverside Company

Stanton Carpet Corporation, leading distributor of premium carpet into the residential real estate industry, sourcing product from a global network of manufacturers [consumer products, multiple channels, B2B-B2C].  Organizational analysis and go-forward recommendations.
June 2016; portfolio company of Norwest Equity Partners

Trachte, manufacturer of preassembled and modularized control buildings for the power generation, chemical processing, data center and industrial markets [industrial, multiple channels to market, B2B]. Board-approved value creation plan.
May 2016; portfolio company of Morgenthaler Private Equity

Pro-Vigil, named an Independent Director to the Board of Directors of this provider of remote video surveillance and monitoring services for automotive dealerships, construction sites, utilities, and oil and gas companies [business services, software, B2B]. 
April 2016; portfolio company of The Riverside Company

Sullivans, designer and distributor of home décor products to specialty retailers [consumer products, proprietary designed and sourced products, multiple distribution channels, B2B2C]. Board-approved territory sales analysis and go-forward recommendations.
March 2016; portfolio company of Fort Point Capital

G5, SaaS-based digital marketing platform for multiple real estate verticals [software, services, B2B]. Board-approved strategic plan.
March 2016; portfolio company of Peak Equity Partners

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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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