The Transition Companies was founded in 1988 as a consulting and M&A firm called Succel Inc. ("Succel"). Succel originally provided turnaround consulting expertise to increase the value of private-held companies. In the mid 1990's, Succel expanded into a full service M&A and consulting professional services firm that maximized the value of privately-held companies through an M&A sale or consulting services.
In mid 2008, The Transition Companies was formed through the merger of Succel with InterPrise M&A LLC ("InterPrise"). InterPrise, founded in 1994 with 3 US offices and 1 European office, was a leading nationwide middle market M&A firm that specialized in the sale of privately-held companies. The Transition Companies is the pre-eminent professional services firm providing complete exit and transition strategies for owners of privately held companies seeking to maximize the proceeds from the sale of their companies or increase value prior to going to market.