Dubin Clark Closes 13 Deals in 2017; Actively Seeks New Investment Opportunities
2017 was a record year for Dubin Clark, including:
- the final closing on our fourth fund – DCCP Fund II, LP
- marking our 100th investment since being founded in 1984
- closing 13 acquisitions (2 platforms and 11 add-ons)
- adding 4 new members to the Dubin Clark team
- promoting 4 members of the Dubin Clark team
Dubin Clark had a final close on DCCP Fund II, LP, which was oversubscribed and exceeded its target of $100 million. The fund is dedicated to making control equity investments in U.S. lower middle-market companies in the business services, niche manufacturing and specialty rental sectors.
Dubin Clark also marked its 100th investment and welcomed 2 new platform companies (CE Rental and Daystar Products International) and closed 11 strategic add-ons related to our Advanced Pavement Group, CE Rental, Daystar Products International, Peak Event Services, Marquee Event Group, and United States Seating Company portfolio companies.
We welcomed four new team members (Donna Barker, Vladimir Babiuc, Thomas Cooperrider, and Rosalind Travis) and promoted four (Brent Paris to Managing Partner, Marcel Schmitt to Vice President, Jim Monaco to Senior Analyst and Matt Broullire to Senior Analyst)!
Since our founding in 1984, Dubin Clark has consistently partnered with outstanding management teams in building world-class businesses. Thank you to those who have supported us over the years! And to those who will continue to grow with us, we look forward to the next phase with eagerness and optimism.
We are actively seeking add-on acquisitions for the following portfolio companies:Meeting seller’s timing deadlines, flexibility in deal structuring, and a long track record of successfully consummating acquisitions with minimum disruption to the business – all contribute to Dubin Clark’s ongoing success.
In addition to add-on opportunities, Dubin Clark seeks new platform investments in the niche manufacturing, business services, specialty rental, and infrastructure segments with revenue of approximately $10-$100+ million and adjusted EBITDA of 10% or greater. We prefer companies with the following attributes:
- Brand recognition
- Unique or differentiated products or services
- Industry leader or ability to get there
- Participate in fragmented industries
- Some control over how products/services distributed/sold
Please contact us if you are aware of any companies that fit our criteria.