Equity funding is a relationship built on trust and aligned objectives

Outcomes powered by the Muir team include

More than $200 million in middle-market transaction financing.

13 owner exits include three unicorns and a decacorn.


Increased growth and valuation for a gaming company from $20M to $1.8B.

Grew an e-commerce software platform from no revenue to $50M in 9 months.

Increased valuation of online marketplace from $10M to $40M.

Funding strategies for selling a lower middle-market business

Selling a lower mid-market business can be complex, but with the right funding strategies, success is within reach. From traditional bank loans to mezzanine financing, a number of financing options are available.

Other funding options include angel investors for early-stage capital, business brokers for business transactions, and venture capital for startups.

The independent sponsor model is a form of private equity offering a personalized approach, including the selection of capital partners who align best with your business vision, working directly with you to increase the value of your business and your retained stock. 

Muir Equity is an independent sponsor serving as your guide in transactions and the growth process, and as your “translator” with your capital providers and investment bankers as needed.

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“Thank you, Paul, for all your help making me rich! Have a great day, and thanks for all your help.”

Jeff Williams, Founder and CEO

School Innovations & Achievement

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“When Spyke Games had a time-sensitive need to scale globally with a fool-proof brand, media, and go-to-market strategy, I called Outfront because I knew they would generate excellent results.”

Rina Onur Sirinoglu, CEO

Spyke Games

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“Muir shared the same values and ethics that we do here at LightRiver. Because of that, and because they are genuine and interested in the business, they understood the financials, our customers, and the whole LightRiver company – who we are, our goals, and where we are driving the business. They understood the opportunity we had as a company.”

Glenn Johansen, Founder and CEO

LightRiver Technologies