News & Insights

The Forbes M+A Group to Open Nashville Office

by | Sep 28, 2020 | Latest News & Announcements

With current offices in Denver, Colorado and Salt Lake City, Utah, the Forbes M+A Group looks to expand their presence east.

Nashville, TN (September 29, 2020) –  The Forbes M+A Group, a leading transaction advisory firm, today announced the opening of the Nashville branch. Steve Quisenberry, Managing Director, based out of Franklin, Tennessee, will head the operations. Originally from Colorado, Steve is eager to jumpstart the Nashville market with industry experience in consumer products, entertainment, healthcare, recreation, and more.

“After 16 years of being a leader within the rocky mountain region, we are pleased to expand our reach to better assist clients within the southern states and beyond,” said Bob Forbes, President of The Forbes M+A Group, “Nashville business is booming, with one of the fastest-growing markets in the U.S., backed by a diverse economy, low costs of doing business, and a well-educated population. At Forbes, we focus on companies who fit this high-growth model”.

Steve Quisenberry spent most of his career as a serial entrepreneur. Starting and selling many successful companies within the lifestyle/consumer industry such as 105 Meridien, Mountainsmith, WindXtreme, Pentrax, Head Luggage, and Power Sports Group. He has worked side by side with some of the largest retailers internationally, including Eddie Bauer, LL Bean, Cabela’s, Harley Davidson, Mizuno, Nike, Wilson, and over 30 ski companies. Steve has been contributory to transactions in excess of $1.5B. With this experience, he will bring invaluable insight to the Nashville market.

“I look forward to heading the Nashville branch to help clients take advantage of the market opportunities that exist within the consumer product, music production, oil & gas, and healthcare industries.” said Steve Quisenberry, Managing Director at The Forbes M+A Group, “We cannot wait to tap into the southern market with the broad range of products and services The Forbes M+A Group provides to help clients grow and thrive”

The Forbes M+A Group has grown exponentially since its start in 2004. With 3 offices, over 20 employees, and 250 years of experience combined, we are taking strides towards expanding our presence throughout the United States and beyond. We are eager to introduce our grit and expertise to the Nashville middle market.

About The Forbes M+A Group

The Forbes M+A Group, founded in 2004 with offices in Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, and Nashville TN, is an award-winning investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, and financial restructuring within the middle market. The group has over 15 years of experience delivering outstanding results for business owners, entrepreneurs, and investors. Advisors at The Forbes M+A Group have 250+ years of combined experience in international transactions across a wide variety of industries. The Forbes M+A Group has been recognized as a leader within the middle market as a regional M&A Firm of the Year for the past 5 years. For more information, please visit us at or phone at (303) 770-6017.

Media Contact:  Sara Cody | +1 (303) 558-1462 |

Learn more about The Forbes M+A Team.