About Us

We’re buyers and sellers, investors and economists, advisors and therapists yet, above all, we’re partners in your business. We help you make a smooth transition into retirement, a plan for succession, and develop strategies to achieve the kind of value and growth you’ve always hoped for.

Industry Coverage

Plug into our network.

Our clients benefit from our extensive network of investors, industry leaders, and opinion makers.

We are matchmakers, ensuring the best fit whether it’s for buyer, seller, retiree, or successor.
We match the best opportunity with your business.
We know what’s out there, we know who to call, and we know how to get the deal done.

BUSINESS SERVICES

MANUFACTURING

DISTRIBUTION

INDUSTRIAL

HEALTHCARE

ENERGY

CONSUMER SERVICES

Proven Process

Our Method…
Decades in the Making.

The Ironline process is designed to give our clients control of their financial future, assurance that their legacy is in good hands, and provide the kind of closure that comes from a deal well done.

We conduct our business with the highest integrity, best research, and the most experience available. Our plans are founded on extensive research that informs and supports the business decisions we make.

1 Listen to learn.
2 Analysis of client’s business, financials, and goals.
3 Assessment of market and candidate opportunities.
4 Target identification, evaluation and solicitation.
5 Candidate due diligence and valuation analysis.
6 Transaction agreements negotiation.
7 Transaction structuring and financing.
8 Closing process management.
9 Post-closing follow up and on-going consultation.

Our Team

Strength. Integrity. Legacy.

Our experience provides us the perspective of having seen and been involved in business transactions for decades. All members of our team have built, run, and transitioned businesses in times of great change. With over 100 years of combined experience, our team helps business owners build a path toward a solid financial future. Headquartered in the Southeast and connected nationally, our extensive network of investors, industry leaders, and opinion makers lets us serve a matchmakers, ensuring the best fit beyond the bottom line.

Stan Bailey

Chairman + Founder

Stan Bailey has served in a leadership role of multi-state corporations ranging from $2 to $20 Billion in assets as either Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, or Chairman of the Board.

Bailey received his BS from Birmingham-Southern College, MBA from Samford University and a graduate banking degree from The Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University. He brings more than four decades of business and transaction experience to clients.

Brittan Bailey Richardson

Chief Financial Officer

Brittan Richardson has extensive experience in the investment banking industry, having served as an Equity Research Associate and Equity Trader at Stephens Inc. − one of the largest investment banking firm measured by capital headquartered off Wall Street.

Industry coverage included consumer, technology, healthcare, industrial companies. Brittan is an honors graduate of Southern Methodist University with concentrations in finance and international studies.

The Ironline Experts

All the members of our team have built, run, and transitioned businesses in times of great change.

Tyndal Davis

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Multi-Industry

Rick Gardner, CPA

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Multi-Industry

Tom Jung

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Financial Services

Rick Owen

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Energy

John T. Sutton

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:Energy

Industry Focus:
Multi-Industry

Thomas Walton

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Manufacturing

Bud Ward

M&A ADVISOR

Industry Focus:
Media, Publishing

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