Applying deep industry-specific experience

Within every industry lies exceptional middle market companies that stand above the rest. Forbes Partners is passionate about helping them achieve exceptional outcomes, whether they’re buying, selling, or recapitalizing a business.

With nearly 300 years of combined experience, our investment bankers have obtained deep industry-specific knowledge and expertise across a wide range of transaction types, sizes, structures, motivations, and challenges. Within each industry we specialize in, our team brings diverse backgrounds in areas such as investment banking, private equity, management consulting, and serial entrepreneurship. By applying our industry-specific experience from these varied perspectives, Forbes Partners serves as our clients’ trusted advisor and the partner that helps them succeed.

Learn more about the industries in which we specialize.

Business Services

Business Services

Across the rapidly evolving service economy, we work with leading businesses in attractive service sectors, including advertising, professional and technical services, financial services, information technology, data, education, facilities management, government contracting, lawn care/pest control, maintenance, and security.

Business Services

Consumer Products & Services

Our Consumer team understands the challenges of today’s consumer and retail markets and applies its expertise to help companies in this sector succeed, with in-depth experience in e-commerce, food and beverage, hospitality, retail, fitness and wellness, recreation and leisure, and pet businesses.

Business Services


Well versed in this complex, fast-changing, highly regulated industry, our Healthcare team advises leading healthcare providers, practices, and facilities, along with healthcare IT, life sciences, and medical device companies.


Business Services


With a deep understanding of the industrial sector’s changing dynamics, our Industrials team advises top businesses in aerospace/defense, agriculture, automotive, building products, chemicals, distribution, energy, environmental, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and utilities.

Business Services


Our Technology team knows the KPIs that create value in a tech business and applies that knowledge to advise leading companies in adtech/digital marketing, data and analytics, digital gaming, electronic equipment, instruments and components, hardware, storage and peripherals, media, SaaS, and software.