Chicago is home to Auctus Capital Partners,

a multi-faceted investment bank that has built a reputation

as a trusted partner to the local business community — with a

proven track record for supporting lower middle market companies

in achieving their capital raising objectives, as well as

successful growth and exit for category leaders across the region.

Transaction Volume
Completed Transactions

The best investment banks understand more than just the numbers, they understand the client’s vision and their role in making it real. As a leading multi-faceted financial group, Auctus will do everything to support clients with a comprehensive service offering, opposed to just one piece of the puzzle.

Coupled with consistent and superior outcomes, our high level of repeat clients is a testament to the results Auctus delivers — and in Chicago, this is significant. The market is saturated with innumerable accomplished financial service firms, which rank among the soundest banks in the world. However, amid the wide range of boutique banks, investment firms, as well as head offices of some of the largest banks, Auctus stands out for its commitment to creating value for clients.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Creating a highly competitive process among the global universe of strategic and financial investors with unparalleled service that achieves premium valuations and superior outcomes.


Debt Advisory

Designing innovative financing solutions to help clients achieve capital raising objectives.

Growth Equity

Helping clients secure growth equity that fits their specific needs while optimizing terms.



Special Situations

Advising businesses and their creditor and stakeholder constituencies during periods of financial challenge or unique circumstances.

Valuations & Opinions

Providing valuations and opinions for companies and their board of directors, special committees and fiduciaries, investment funds and financial sponsors.


General Advisory Services

Empowering our clients to systematically enhance business revenues, profitability, sustainability and value.


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Auctus offers the advanced, full-service capabilities and expertise that of an investment arm of a larger, multinational bank with the high-level attention and collaborative approach of a boutique firm. Every Auctus client benefits from:

> Transaction Experience:

Auctus bankers have completed hundreds of transactions for both private and public companies, representing transaction volume of more than $10 billion in M&A and capital raising.

> Customized Solutions:

Auctus develops innovative and creative solutions, tailored to the specific needs and goals of each individual client, and the uniqueness of every capital raising or M&A transaction.

> Valuable Relationships:

Auctus maintains trusted relationships with strategic equity investors and top-tier capital sources.

> Senior Banker Involvement:

Auctus’ integrated network consists of experts with proven experience, who roll up their sleeves and work with clients to support day-to-day needs from the very beginning to the very end — the senior bankers you meet are the people who will execute your transaction.

> Industry Sector Expertise:

Auctus is led by senior bankers who have spent their careers building specific knowledge of the companies, trends, and insights relevant to the firm’s 15 industry-specific areas of focus.

> Global Scale, Local Presence:

Auctus provides market-leading strategic advice with access to the right buyers, lenders, and investors — locally and on a worldwide basis, with over half of Auctus’ transactions being cross-border in nature.

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