Periculum is a leading Midwestern investment and merchant banking firm serving the comprehensive corporate finance needs of diverse middle market companies. The firm was founded in 1998 to provide sophisticated financial advisory and transaction skills to the middle market. Periculum is committed to achieving superior outcomes for its clients by delivering customized investment banking services that maximize value while still meeting clients’ individual goals and objectives. The firm’s primary services include merger and acquisition advisory, capital raising, debt restructuring, and merchant banking.


  • Principals with over 100 years of deal experience
  • Extensive operating and consulting backgrounds
  • Over 400 principal-led transactions completed
  • Over 85 Periculum-led transactions completed
  • Completed transactions of over $400 million in value
  • An excess of $4 billion in completed deals


  • Superior transaction close rate over the last decade
  • 30% average increase over initial offer
  • Midwest-based, global reach
  • Focused industry coverage groups
  • Committed to closing transactions

Investment banking services that are securities related are provided through Periculum Advisors, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC.

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