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Score Four: MVP Excels with Communicator Awards for Private Equity and Investment Banking Websites

By MVP Marketing + Design | May 15, 2020

Minneapolis, May 15, 2020 – MVP Marketing + Design, Inc., a Minneapolis Website Design Firm and Digital Agency serving clients regionally, nationally and globally, is honored to receive four new marketing awards endorsements. The Communicator Awards recognized three of MVP’s private equity websites and one of its Investment Banking websites for their state-of-the-art designs in the highly specialized Professional Services category.

Websites Professional Services: Argentum Capital

The Argentum Group is an established private equity firm investing in emerging leaders. Since 1990 they have built a reputation of achieving outstanding results working with bootstrapping entrepreneurs at the smaller end of the middle market. They needed a site to reflect the rapid growth of the B2B software, technology-enabled and business services companies in their focus. Dig a little deeper to see how MVP helped make the Argentum Private Equity website shine and win a Communicator Award of Excellence in the process.

Websites Professional Services: MiddleGround Capital

Based in Lexington, KY, with offices in New York, NY, MiddleGround Capital is a private equity firm that invests in B2B companies in the industrial and specialty distribution sectors in the lower middle market throughout North America. The firm is uniquely positioned as true operators who have experience working in and managing businesses that range from the LMM to the Fortune 500.

MiddleGround challenged MVP to create a bold new site whose UX, website design and content structure would convey the firm’s unique hands-on approach, in-house operational expertise, and friendly hard-working team. View the case history to learn how MVP took MiddleGround to the high ground and won a Communicator Award of Excellence.

Websites Professional Services: Halifax Group

The Halifax Group is a private investment firm that partners with founders and managers of lower middle-market businesses. Their reach is widespread with offices in Washington, D.C., Dallas, TX, and Raleigh, NC. The firm has over 100 years of combined experience and manages more than $1.5 billion of committed capital.

Halifax came to MVP with a vision for a redesigned private equity website that would embody its core values of partnership, integrity, and honesty. They wanted both a look and functional improvements that combined professionalism, warmth, and fluidity. And they required a site that would incorporate the latest in CMS and web technologies to function as well as it looked. Click here to discover why the Communicator Awards resolved that the Halifax Site deserved an Award of Excellence.

Websites Professional Services: Clearsight Advisors

Headquartered in Washington, DC, Clearsight Advisors is a leading investment bank focused on business and technology-enabled services. The rising company’s footprint now includes New York and Dallas offices as it serves clients worldwide.

With an impressive market position serving entrepreneurs, private equity firms, boards of directors and institutional investors, the firm wanted a site that was both expansive and personable. Clearsight puts people first and has generated enormous success through focusing on collaboration. It was up to MVP to capture the Clearsight’s hard working but fun loving culture through cohesive branding, logo design, team photography and video, website design and development. Click here to learn why Clearsight is a clear winner when it comes to Investment Banking website design.

About the Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards honor excellence in marketing and communications in web design and other categories. Their judging body from The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts includes industry captains from all areas of marketing. With over 6,000 entries every year, the Communicator Awards boast one of the largest marketing awards committees of its kind in the world.

Said Dick Weinrib, President and CEO of MVP, “Thanks to our great clients and creative development team for helping us win this recognition in the highly competitive professional services website design category. In a field in which we regularly go the extra mile to differentiate our private capital websites from others, we are grateful that the judges recognized that each of the MVP award-winners was unique unto itself. As most valuable partners to private equity firms and investment banks since the year 2000, and as we anticipate our 35th Anniversary in September, we could not win such recognition without the support of our clients – and the excellence and dedication of our team. Thanks to them we can claim bragging rights to some of the best professional services and private capital websites in the business.”

About MVP Marketing + Design, Inc.

MVP Marketing + Design is a Minneapolis Digital Agency and Website Design firm that has served Midwest regional, national and international clients for over 35 years. Our smart, eye-catching work pushes marketing, design, and technology to the limits as we propel the brands and stories of our most valued partners.

We are passionate about creating brand equity for clients in Professional Services, including private equity, mezzanine debt, M&A, venture capital, healthcare, law and consulting; Software, including FinTech, MarTech and SaaS; Manufacturing and Logistics, including medical device, foodservice, precision parts and transportation; and Consumer Products, including food, office products and housewares.

Our combination of branding, website design, development and creative services has helped global companies (3M, Medtronic, Ecolab, Lifetime Brands, NAMSA, Aimia, AdvantageData, Esprit, JobBoss, Achieve3000…), Private Equity firms (Cortec Group, Merit Capital, The Halifax Group, Harbour Group, Mason Wells, Origami Capital, Argentum Capital, River Associates, Svoboda Capital, Shoreview…), and M&A firms (Clearsight, Prestwick, PMCF, CoveView Advisors…) achieve digital marketing success.

Award-winning design, innovative functionality, and a “what’s next” mindset have propelled MVP and our clients as we build their brands, promote their products and services, and deliver business growth. We’re pleased to have been recognized and received marketing awards for our solution-oriented work by the Communicator Awards, Davey Awards, Hermes Awards, MARCOM Awards and others. MVP is a HubSpot inbound marketing agency partner.

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