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Industry Focus

Our services are grounded in a commitment to deliver industry-specific value.  Within the industries we cover, Capstone Headwaters has forged deep strategic and financial relationships, and maintains real-time knowledge of emerging trends.  In addition, given the convergence of various industry sectors, clients are often assigned multiple industry experts on an engagement.  Across all industry practices, our clients have included some of the best known middle market companies in their respective sectors.

Industry Coverage

COVID-19 has promoted an increasingly remote and distributed workforce, introducing heightened informational technology vulnerabilities for cyber criminals and nation-state actors.  Read more

Outdoor retailers that have closed stores continue to struggle while consumers shelter in place, presenting critical e-commerce opportunities.  While public markets have experienced significant volatility, tactical & outdoor providers have fared better than general recreational products companies as of May 5th, with EBITDA multiples at 8.8x compared to 7.1x, respectively.Read more

 A year ago, we noted a brisk uptick in M&A activity in the Government IT sector through the first quarter of 2019 and wondered aloud how long the market would hold up.  With the fiscal picture coming into focus as the months progressed, particularly as it related to defense spending, the pace not only sustained, it accelerated.  When the dust settled at the close of 2019, 78 M&A transactions were completed in the space, representing an astounding 24% increase on 2018’s previous record year, and the most active year in more than a decade. Read more