DFW Capital Partners closes strategic investment in LRI

DFW Capital Partners (“DFW”) announced today a strategic investment in Lighting Retrofit International, LLC (“LRI” or the “Company”). LRI is a portfolio company of Arborview Capital (“Arborview”), which previously invested into LRI in 2010. LRI is DFW’s first portfolio investment in its newest fund, DFW Capital Partners V, LP, which held its final closing in… Read more »

Evolution Research Group acquires Clinical Pharmacology of Miami, LLC

DFW Capital Partners is pleased to announce that its existing portfolio company, Evolution Research Group (“ERG”), has acquired Clinical Pharmacology of Miami, LLC (“CPMI”), a clinical investigative site conducting research protocols for pharmaceutical/biotech companies and a leader in specialty population Phase I trials. With this acquisition, ERG has now completed three strategic add-on acquisitions since… Read more »

DFW Closes Fund V at $360 Million, Exceeding Target

DFW Capital Partners (“DFW”) announced today that it has held a first and final closing of DFW Capital Partners V, L.P. (“Fund V”), an investment partnership dedicated to making control investments in lower-middle market service companies.  The fund was oversubscribed and exceeded its fundraising target.  Fund V is capitalized with $360 million in commitments, primarily from institutional… Read more »

DFW Capital Partners announces an investment in Superior Controls

DFW Capital Partners (“DFW”) is pleased to announce that it recently completed an equity investment in Superior Controls, Inc. (“Superior Controls”).  Superior Controls is the Northeast’s leading provider of mission-critical systems integration and automation services primarily to the fast-growing biotechnology industry.  Joining DFW in the transaction was Superior Control’s two founders, Rick Pierro and Mark LaRoche, who… Read more »

Andrew White joins DFW Capital Partners as Senior Associate

DFW Capital Partners announced today that Andrew P. White has joined the firm as a Senior Associate, and will be located in DFW’s Teaneck, NJ office. Andrew will be involved in all facets of DFW’s investment activities, including identifying, analyzing and executing transaction opportunities for lower middle market service and healthcare companies.   Previously, Andrew was a Vice President at Pulse Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market growth equity and buyout investments. Prior to Pulse, Andrew was an associate for two years with the middle market buyout firm CHS Capital, and its affiliates New Harbor Capital and Shorehill Capital. At CHS Andrew gained valuable transaction experience in various business services and healthcare related companies. Andrew began… Read more »

DFW Capital Partners recruits Cheri Lieberman as new Chief Financial Officer

DFW Capital Partners announced today that Cheri Lieberman has joined the firm as its Chief Financial Officer.  In her role, Ms. Lieberman will assume principal responsibility for the firm’s accounting, finance, administrative and compliance responsibilities, and is expected to be named as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining DFW, Cheri spent 31 years at… Read more »

Information Innovators, Inc. (Triple-i) Acquires Creative Computing Solutions, Inc.

DFW Capital Partners is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Information Innovators Inc. (“Triple-i”), a professional information technology services company, has acquired Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (“CCSi”). To facilitate this transaction, DFW invested additional capital in the form of preferred equity and expanded Triple-i’s senior and subordinated debt facilities.  Doug Gilbert, a Partner at DFW said,… Read more »

DFW Capital Partners successfully exits its investment in metanexgen

DFW Capital Partners announced today that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, metanexgen, to an affiliate of Insignia Capital Group, a San Francisco Bay Area private equity firm. DFW originally invested in Blue Bell, PA based Meta Pharmaceutical Services in 2010, leading a recapitalization of the business from its founding partners. During… Read more »

DFW Capital Partners promotes DeVer Warner to Principal

DFW Capital Partners announced today that DeVer F. Warner has been promoted to the position of Principal. Based in the firm’s Teaneck, NJ office, DeVer joined DFW in 2011 as an Associate. DeVer has been actively involved in sourcing and executing several deals for the firm, including Covenant Surgical Partners, Information Innovators, Sebela Pharmaceuticals and… Read more »