CEO coaching firm Vistage secures investment from Gridiron

Truist Securities served as financial advisor to Gridiron on the deal while Macquarie Capital served as financial advisor to Vistage.

  • Headquartered in San Diego, Vistage was formed in 1957
  • Members of Vistage’s executive management team also invested in the company alongside Gridiron
  • Gridiron Capital backs middle-market companies

Gridiron Capital LLC has made an investment in Vistage, a CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. No financial terms were disclosed.

Also, members of Vistage’s executive management team have also invested in the company alongside Gridiron.

On the transaction, Sam Reese, CEO of Vistage, said in a statement: “Vistage is well-positioned to help our CEOs reach new heights, becoming better leaders by making better decisions, and, ultimately, delivering better results. We look forward to partnering with Gridiron on this next phase of our growth journey to expand our reach and serve the growing needs of more CEOs around the world.”

Truist Securities served as financial advisor to Gridiron on the deal while Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP served as legal counsel. Macquarie Capital served as financial advisor to Vistage and Ropes & Gray along with Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth served as legal counsel.

Headquartered in San Diego, Vistage was formed in 1957.
Gridiron Capital backs middle-market companies.