Capstone Partners' Philadelphia Office Wins Award for USA Deal of the Year

Philadelphia, PA – December 2016 – Capstone Partners, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held, middle-market business owners, is pleased to announce that the firm was recognized by The Americas M&A Atlas Awards with a 2016 annual award:

USA Deal of the Year ($5mm-$50mm): Acquisition of Progressus Therapy by Invo HealthCare Associates, a portfolio company of Post Capital Partners

Progressus Therapy is one of the nation’s leaders in school-based and early intervention programs and services.  The Company provides a multitude of staffing services from speech-language pathology (SLP), occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) to psychology, nursing, teaching and early intervention.  Partnering with hundreds of clients across the country, Progressus Therapy employs more than 500 highly qualified clinicians and special education professionals who work to improve the outcomes of children with special needs.  Prior to the acquisition by Invo HealthCare, Progressus Therapy operated as a portfolio company of Sterling Partners, a private equity firm with approximately $5 billion of assets under management.

The Capstone M&A team of Eric Williams and Mark Surowiak served as financial advisor to Progressus Therapy.  “It’s an honor to be an Americas M&A Atlas Awards USA Deal of the Year award winner,” said Williams. “It’s gratifying to be recognized by the industry and colleagues for delivering exceptional advisory services to our clients.”

The announcement of the award was made in advance of the 8th annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards gala ceremony on December 6, 2016, in New York, NY.

Capstone Partners LLC is an award-winning investment banking firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors.  Over the past 15 years, Capstone has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative firms in the industry, offering corporate sale & divestiture, merger & acquisition, private placement, corporate restructuring, valuation and financial advisory services.  The firm maintains seven industry practices, including: Business Services, Consumer Products, Education & Training, Government Services, Health & Medical, Manufacturing & Industrial, and Technology & Telecom.  Headquartered in Boston, Capstone has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Diego, Silicon Valley and Tampa with an international presence that spans 450+ professionals in 70 offices across 31 countries.

The Americas M&A Atlas Awards honors excellence in the categories of best-value generating deals, outstanding firms and teams for completing middle market transactions from the North and South Americas. To learn more, visit

Capstone Contacts:
Eric Williams
Managing Director
Mark Surowiak