World Class Mergers & Acquisitions Since 1993
For Companies ₹30 Crore to ₹500 Crore in Revenue

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Woodbridge History and Achievements

Since 1993, our only agenda is our client's success. Our only goal is the relentless pursuit of positively impacting the destiny of the clients we serve.

  • 1993
  • Founded by Robert M. Koenig, Woodbridge Group opens its doors to provide buyers a unique and dedicated search using online data.

  • Donald Krier joins as Vice-President.

  • Three buy-side deals closed in the first year of operation.

  • 1994

  • First firm in the industry featuring clients doing testimonial videos.

  • Conceived and executed on casting a wide net to increase the odds of getting a deal done.

  • 1997

  • Woodbridge launches their first web site.

  • 2000

  • Woodbridge expands marketing reach through technology.

  • 2004

  • Woodbridge pioneers the use of video to market client companies.

  • Embarks on an accelerated growth plan to become a nationally recognized firm.

  • Woodbridge offers Free Value Assessments for business owners on its website.

  • 2005

  • Bob Murphy joins as Managing Partner.

  • Larry Reinharz joins as Managing Director / Partner.

  • Don Krier promoted to Managing Director / Partner.

  • Opens New Jersey Office.

  • Identified and refined 135 step process for bringing clients to market

  • 2006

  • Continues expansion with the launching of the firm’s European office in the Netherlands.

  • Forms a wholly owned subsidiary, WG Securities LLC, a registered broker dealer.

  • 2007

  • Two Chinese mainland based companies engage the firm, beginning an ongoing reach into Asia.

  • Becomes a member of a large institutional financial advisory firm’s referral network.

  • Opens Atlanta office

  • Ernie Bower, an accomplished investment banker, joins as Woodbridge’s first affiliate. Ernie passed away in May 2017.

  • 2008

  • Woodbridge closes its first deal in Mainland China.

  • Continues expansion by opening offices in Sacramento, Boston and New York City.

  • The firm adds seasoned dealmakers to expand capacity to service clients domestically and internationally.

  • 2009

  • Opens three new regional offices in Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta and Monterey, Mexico.

  • Woodbridge for the first time generates 30 first round bids for a client.

  • 2010

  • The firm rebounds from the great recession with 9 deal closings.

  • Woodbridge opens first office in Sao Paulo.

  • 2011

  • Closes cross-border deal – a Joint Venture between Japan and Mexico.

  • 2012

  • Woodbridge Group changes name to Woodbridge International.

  • Woodbridge closes first cross-border deal exceeding $100 million.

  • Closes second JV / cross-border deal with Japanese client Yamada.

  • Woodbridge moves to new worldwide headquarters.

  • Opens new office in London.

  • 2013

  • Woodbridge continues to expand its international footprint — opening new offices in Shanghai and Shenzhen, Tokyo, Jerusalem, Bogota, and Pune, India.

  • Closes second sell-side deal in Brazil and signs up first India – based client.

  • To meet growing demand the firm ramps up its Sao Paulo office with a total of four dealmakers.

  • The firm expands its research, back office personnel and systems to support future growth.

  • 2014

  • Woodbridge expands its global Joint Venture offering by working on a mandate involving companies in Japan and Poland.

  • Opens new offices in Sydney, Australia, Santiago, Chile, Lisbon, Portugal, Frankfurt, Germany, Stockholm, Sweden, Jacksonville, Florida, and Lyon, France.

  • Throughout 2014 Woodbridge continues to accelerate its growth globally with plans to enter new markets.

  • Woodbridge closes 2014 by signing on a record 39 new clients.

  • Signed on first clients for Colombia, Portugal, Australia and Israel.

  • 2015

  • Woodbridge opens new offices in Bolgna, Italy; Madrid, Spain; and Warsaw, Poland.

  • 2016

  • 15 deals closed – manufacturing, distribution, services and software.

  • First deals closings in Germany, Poland, and Australia.

  • New offices opened in Minnesota, Los Angeles, Argentina, and South Korea.

  • 2 more partners join for a total of 6 partners.