Debt Financing

Wolverine Partners specializes in finding the right capital solutions for middle market companies.

Wolverine Partners focuses on debt financing for clients ranging from $10 to $50 million in total debt commitments

We run a robust process that includes upfront due diligence, preparing financial models and marketing materials, identifying and contacting capital sources, and helping negotiate key terms

Our extensive relationships with local, regional and national funding sources (including banks and alternative lenders) allows us to quickly identify financing solutions that work best for our clients

We recognize that in choosing capital providers, good cultural fit may be as important as pricing and collateral utilization


Structured a $25 million special purpose entity for Lease Corporation of America (LCA), one of the nation's largest private and most successful independent leasing companies. Helped structure and negotiate the senior financing from Wells Fargo Capital Finance, resulting in significantly lower funding costs and higher advance rates for LCA.

Refinanced a $30 million manufacturer with a regional bank, with approximately $11 million in combined facilities outstanding at closing, improving collateral utilization while lowering funding costs.

M&A Advisory

Wolverine Partners acts as the intermediary in the sale of middle market businesses, providing the skills and experience necessary to help a client maximize transaction proceeds.

We are a trusted independent advisor to privately held clients, representing both distressed and healthy companies

We move quickly, since speed of execution often contributes to the best outcomes during a sale process

Our extensive operational and financial experience provides insights that can best help position the client in the marketplace


Acted as the sell side investment banker (working with Ravinia Capital) in the successful sale of Medivative Technologies, LLC (a manufacturer of medical devices) and Aircom Manufacturing, Inc. (a contract manufacturer of food service and telecommunications equipment) in two separate transactions to Kimball Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: KE).

Acted as the sell side investment banker (working with Ravinia Capital) in the successful sale of Precision Devices, Inc. (a LaSalle Capital portfolio company) to Wi2Wi Corporation. Final transaction results exceeded valuation expectations of both the seller and secured lender.

Executed the sale process of TurboSonic*, a publicly traded international company designing and supplying air pollution control technologies to industrial customers. Client was sold to a larger strategic owned by a private equity firm.
*While with another firm