Black Enterprise DEI Summit – Small Business

May 6, 2021: Black Enterprise DEI Summit – Small Business. Tarrus Richardson, CEO of IMB Partners discusses actionable steps with Raul Suarez-Rodriguez, Director, Global Economic Inclusion and Supplier Diversity of Merck, LaToya Williams-Belfort, Executive Director of 15 Percent Pledge and Alfred Edmond Jr., SVP/Editor at Large of Black Enterprise on how partnerships, process, and ecosystems […]

Use the Side Door

Tarrus Richardson recently participated in a Vlog with Jordan Selleck from 51 Labs and shared some insightful lessons. Here is a small excerpt: I know what it’s like to not be invited into the room. As a matter of fact, that feeling taught me one of the most important lessons: Never be afraid to take […]

IMB Partners Promotes Farrah Holder to Managing Director

(Bethesda, MD – February 10, 2021) IMB Partners (IMB), a leading private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies serving government agencies and electric and gas utilities, announced today that Farrah Holder has been promoted to Managing Director, effective immediately. Farrah joined IMB in 2016 and previously served the firm as a Director. Farrah […]

Year in Review 2020

Dear Investors, Colleagues, and Friends, As we embark on a new year, we would like to share our reflections on a challenging but productive 2020. Thank you for your continued interest and support of IMB Partners which has made our success possible. Our 2020 highlights include: Founding Sponsor of the NAIC Paradigm Changers Internship Program As […]

IMB Partners is Pleased to Announce Richmond Wholesale into Portfolio

On December 31, 2020, IMB Partners (“IMB”) recapitalized and made a growth equity investment in Richmond Wholesale Meat Company (“Richmond”).  Founded in Richmond, California in 1959 by the Doellstedt family, Richmond is a leading food manufacturer and global exporter to the US military. Richmond is led by the second generation of the founding Doellstedt family with […]

ACG Atlanta PE Panel Discussion

ACG Atlanta & NAIC hosted a discussion on increasing the flow of capital to diverse investment managers. The expert panel, which included Farrah Holder from IMB Partners, addressed diversity in driving middle market growth, the current state of the industry, and provided their perspectives into what lies ahead. This virtual event was presented to the Atlanta […]

NAIC and The Toigo Foundation Form Partnership to Fuel the Pipeline of Women in Alternative Investments

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2020 – To help support early-career women interested in exploring careers in alternative investments, the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) and the Toigo Foundation (Toigo) today announced a partnership to launch the NAIC Paradigm Changers Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program, which includes education, career development programming, mentoring, and internships targeting undergraduate and […]

Memorial for Amber McCants

It is with heavy hearts that we are sharing that our dear friend and colleague, Amber McCants, passed away on October 23, 2020 due to complications from lupus. Amber joined IMB in 2012 as a Managing Director and made significant contributions to our growth and success over the last eight years. She was an incredible […]

Investing in Customer Concentrated Businesses

Customer concentration – something you’ll rarely ever see on an investor’s M&A criteria checklist. And for good reason, too. Losing one customer from a concentrated customer base can have a profound impact on a business’ bottom line. BUT, in the right situations, and with the right capital partner, investing in businesses with a concentrated customer […]

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