ACT Capital Advisors Earns Spot on Axial’s Top 50 Lower Middle Market Industrials M&A Advisors List

On June 20th, 2024, ACT Capital Advisors earned a spot on the sell-side list of Axial’s Top 50 Lower Middle Market Industrials Investors & M&A Advisors for 2024.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the most active and sought-after advisors in the industrial sector,” said Bob Hild, Chairman and CEO of ACT Capital Advisors. “This acknowledgment is a testament to our team’s dedication and expertise in driving successful transactions for our clients. We are committed to continuing our support for industrial business owners and helping them achieve their strategic goals.”

Industrials has always been a leading industry for deal flow on the Axial platform, and Q1 of 2024 was no exception. Last quarter, the number of deals marketed in the Industrials space on Axial was the highest it’s been since mid-year 2022, holding fast (by more than 30%) to its number one position on the “deal flow by industry” ranking. While pursuit levels were slightly lower for industrial deals overall, those with more than $3M in EBITDA had higher-than-average pursuit rates, outpacing 10%.

For more information, read the full Axial article here.

About ACT Capital Advisors
ACT Capital Advisors is a premier M&A advisory firm representing lower to middle-market companies across all industries. ACT has a 40-year history of deal-making, closing 250+ transactions, and unlocking over $2.5 billion in wealth for its clients. Learn more at

Axial’s Methodology
Axial’s Top 50 Lower Middle Market Industrials Investors & M&A Advisors list was generated based on a weighted formula leveraging private transaction data from the Axial platform.

Metrics in the formula include:

  • The number of industrial deals brought to market via Axial (sell-side)
  • The level of interest in those deals generated from Axial’s buy-side member base
  • The number of specific industrial-focused investment mandates created on the platform (buy-side)
  • The progression of industrial deals through various stages, including signed NDAs, shared CIMs, received IOIs, received LOIs, executed LOIs, or successfully closed transactions (buy-side & sell-side).
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