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Welcome to the Independent Sponsor Forum!

Access valued sources of capital, deal flow, and critical market trends in the single most curated, efficient initiative designed exclusively by and for independent sponsors. Launched in partnership with the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), ISF events are invitation-only for vetted capital providers and independent sponsors.

The Independent Sponsor Forum is an invitation only membership community for vetted independent sponsors whose mission is to elevate the brand and success of the independent sponsor in the lower middle market ecosystem.

Mark Your Calendars

Upcoming Events

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ISF Emerging Independent Sponsor Boot Camp

September 11, 2024 | Chicago, IL

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ISF Deal Series - Chicago

September 12, 2024 | Chicago, IL

Learn more and request an invitation >

Past Events

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ISF Deal Series - Nashville

May 14, 2024 | Nashville, TN

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ISF Deal Series - Philadelphia

March 14, 2024 | Philadelphia, PA

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Become A Member

The Independent Sponsor Forum is designed to help Independent Sponsors access the capital, connections, knowledge and deals they need to be successful in today’s rapidly evolving capital markets. In 2024, membership will be included with your registration for any of our regional ISF Deal Series events!

Member Benefits:

  • Engage with like-minded investors 
  • Priority access to member-only capital and deal events
  • Confidential discussions & forums with Independent Sponsor peers
  • Updates on tax, legal and other deal structure issues

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor

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529 14th Street, NW
Suite 400

Washington, DC 20045
Phone: 202-628-5055

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