Our Firm

About Covington

Covington Associates is a premier boutique investment banking firm located in Boston. Founded in 1991, our mission has remained the same for over 20 years – provide our clients with the highest caliber of senior-level attention based on an advice driven and results focused set of principles. We provide advisory services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (“M & A”), capital raising, strategic advisory and fairness opinions to middle-market companies across the Healthcare, Business Services, Consumer & Industrial, and Technology verticals. Our team of dedicated professionals have completed more than 200 transactions globally for both private and publicly traded companies aggregating over $15 billion in transaction value.

Industry Expertise

Business Services

Covington Associates has significant experience in the business services arena spanning a wide range of sub-sectors including professional services, business process outsourcing, transaction processing, real estate, education services and testing, consulting, and systems integration.


Covington Associates is a leading adviser to middle-market and emerging companies in the healthcare industry. Since inception, Covington has successfully completed over 130 healthcare transactions ranging in value from $10 million to nearly $2 billion. Our domain knowledge allows us to clearly position and effectively market each client company. We are committed to providing superior service to our clients in the following healthcare subsectors: Medical Devices, Life Sciences, Healthcare Distribution, Healthcare Services, Medical Manufacturing, Healthcare IT, Diagnostics & Tools

Consumer & Industrial

Our professionals understand the unique attributes of each of the following sectors: specialty manufacturing, branded consumer products, value added distribution, energy, transportation, logistics, restaurant, apparel, and online retail. Our industry knowledge allows us to clearly position and effectively market each client company.


Our professionals understand the unique requirements of high growth, technology driven companies. Completed transactions have included software, hardware and service companies in a broad range of sectors such as application software, ASP, CAD/CAM, CRM, enterprise software, media, storage, and semiconductor equipment and services, to name just a few.

Why Covington?

Beyond the deal our ability to understand the underlying industry trends and challenges allows us to provide sound advice and guidance throughout the transaction. We combine creative approaches with skilled execution to yield success for our clients.

The Covington Advantage:

Senior-Level Attention
We provide clients with direct senior-level attention throughout all phases of the transaction process from preparation of marketing materials, contacting of potential strategic and financial partners, negotiation of letters of intent straight through closing.

Commitment to Clients
Our high touch approach to banking helps build a deep sense of partnership with our clients.

Industry Adeptness
With collectively over 250 years of banking experience, our senior team brings extensive industry adeptness, far-reaching relationships and significant deal experience, allowing us to better source potential buyers and to more effectively market companies for sale.

Tailored Strategies
Covington’s structure and collaborative efforts enable us to deliver customized strategies on a client by client basis.