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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.

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The ISF Deal Series

The ISF Deal Series provides a curated, highly efficient opportunity for dealmakers with relevant, prior market experience to source deals and build valued capital relationships. Created by and for independent sponsors and capital providers with a defined independent sponsor strategy, the ISF Deal Series is: 

  • Offered in an efficient, one-day event format.
  • Invitation only to pre-screened capital providers and independent sponsors, ensuring your time will be well spent and yield the highest return.  
  • Focused on attendee-selected 1:1 meetings using our proprietary scheduling platform featuring robust attendee profiles. 
  • Designed to offer ample time for networking, peer discussions and key insights on current market trends.
  • Limited in vendor involvement solely to ISF sponsors.
  • Offered on a consistent basis, better matching the natural cadence of deal flow.

Upcoming Events

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September 12, 2024 | Chicago

Past Events

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May 14, 2024 | Nashville

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March 14, 2024 | Philadelphia

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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