Madison Street Capital, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is an international investment banking company. They recently provided WLR Automotive Group, Inc. in handling their $13.2 million sale/leaseback transaction. WLR Automotive Group is an automotive services company including car wash and detail, automotive repair, and lube services. The sale/leaseback transaction that Madison Street Capital advised on was completed by SCF Realty Capital.
The President and Chief Executive Officer of WLR Automotive Group, Randall S. Simpson, said that the transaction involved only five of their locations and helped his company raise capital, reinvest, and accelerated their ability to expand into the areas that the company is expanding to.
The Senior Managing Director of Madison Street Capital, Barry Petersen, led the transaction along with the Managing Partner of STREAM Capital Partners, Jonathan Wolfe. After the deal was completed he remarked that WLR has grown their revenue every since the company was founded in 1987. He went on to say that the sale/leaseback transaction would enable them to continue their expansion and continue being leaders in their industry. He also credited Jonathan Wolfe with being an integral partner in completing the transaction to everyone’s satisfaction.
Madison Street Capital is a privately held company that was founded in 2005. The company is led by its Chief Executive Officer Charles Botchway, Chief Operating Officer Anthony Marsala, Managing Director Jaydip Sinha, and Managing Director Lester Rodgers.
Managing transactions like WLR Automotive Group is just one of Madison Street Capital’s specialties. The company also assist other companies on issues such as both sell-side and buy-side advising, capital raising, corporate valuations, and wealth preservation and tax planning. The company also has many other financial specialties including mergers and acquisitions.
Madison Street Capital has won many awards over the last few years. Among these awards is the 2016 winner of the 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards, the 2016 winner of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards for Industrials Deal of the Year, and the 2017 award for the 11th Annual Turnaround Awards for Restructuring Deal of the Year. Madison Street Capital reputation as a company with integrity has led to these awards.
The United Way has been supported by Madison Street Capital for several years. United Way has been involved in charitable work across the United States but especially helping those in on the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and the Midwest that have experienced major disasters over the last several years.