NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alberleen Group, an investment banking and merchant banking firm offering seasoned investment bankers the financial and operational support to start and grow their own businesses, announced the addition of newly-formed independent advisory firm TAG Impact Partners, L3C. Co-founded and led by Managing Principals James Fischer and James Reeb, TAG Impact Partners works with social and environmental enterprises seeking advice and innovative capital solutions. TAG Impact Partners, The Alberleen Group's eighth banking team, further expands Alberleen's entrepreneurial community of specialized investment bankers.
"We are pleased that TAG Impact Partners has joined our growing platform of investment banking teams," said Jolyne Caruso, CEO of The Alberleen Group. "TAG Impact provides investment banking services to a growing market of businesses and investors pursuing dual objectives of financial profit and societal impact. Capital providers like family offices, private foundations, and even commercial institutions, are eager to proactively align their portfolios with their values."
TAG Impact Partners' directors have a proven track record—formerly holding leadership positions at institutions including CB Richard Ellis, ISP Corporation/GAF Building Materials, Cushman & Wakefield, Deloitte and i3 – Impact Investment Integrators. Each brings extensive relationships and 30 years of experience in corporate real estate and manufacturing development. While at i3, James Reeb and the team worked to bring impact investments in manufacturing to distressed communities. "Impact investing is a growing segment of the market where we can provide advice and execution capabilities to our clients who seek measurable social and environmental impact," said James Reeb.
"Our decision to partner with Alberleen was driven by a shared vision of the importance of this growing sector in the market and the opportunity to partner with Alberleen's affiliated banking teams," said James Fischer, "Furthermore, Alberleen brings a deep network of individual and family office relationships that are interested in providing capital to companies that provide a double bottom line of investing with impact."
About The Alberleen Group
The Alberleen Group, headquartered in NYC, is an investment bank and merchant banking firm offering seasoned investment bankers capital and operational support to start and grow their own businesses. Through its merchant banking capabilities, Alberleen co-invests in its bankers' transactions and works with families and institutions seeking direct investments.
SOURCE The Alberleen Group