Bob Balaban, Managing Director, joined Headwaters MB in 2011 and brings over 25 years of investment banking and operating experience.

Bob has served as the lead banker on over 75 merger and acquisition transactions primarily in the business services marketplace. He has also been involved with over a dozen startup companies, including Great Plains Accounting Software, Inc., a software company that was ultimately acquired by Microsoft Corp. as well as InaCom Corp., a distribution company that he helped grow to several billion dollars in annual revenue before it was acquired by Hewlett Packard. 

He has appeared in numerous national business publications, including the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine and on national television as an expert in mergers and acquisitions. 

Bob studied electrical engineering, computer science and anthropology at Duke University and North Dakota State University and earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

Transactions
Capital Raise
Staffing 360 Solutions
Has received senior debt financing from
Jackson Investment Group
We acted as sole advisor

Announced

09/19/2017

Industry

Business Services
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Precision Opinion
Has acquired the Public Health Opinion and Social Sciences Division of
SHC Universal
We acted as sole advisor to the buyer

Announced

07/27/2016

Industry

Business Services
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Redstone College
Has been acquired by
Spartan College
A portfolio company of
We acted as sole advisor to the seller

Announced

07/05/2016

Industry

Business Services
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Has been acquired by
We acted as sole advisor to the seller

Announced

01/15/2015

Industry

Business Services
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Has been acquired by
We acted as sole advisor to the seller

Announced

12/22/2014

Industry

Business Services
Healthcare & Life Sciences
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Has acquired
A wholly owned subsidiary of
We acted as sole advisor to the buyer

Announced

05/06/2014

Industry

Business Services
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Awards

Investment Bank of the Year

The Global M&A Network announced that Headwaters MB has been named Investment Bank of the Year...
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Investment Bank of the Year

Headwaters MB awarded Investment Bank of the Year at the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Annual...
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Deal of the Year

M&A Atlas Awards
The Global M&A Network announced that Headwaters MB has been named a winner for Americas Deal...
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