It’s no secret that M&A is booming in the middle market. Deal activity is at an all-time high, private equity firms hold record amounts of dry powder, and family offices, mezzanine funds and others have joined the ranks of investors looking to deploy capital.
As M&A activity has picked up, so has demand for private equity services tailored for the middle market. DHG LLP, a public accounting firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, recognized these emerging trends a decade ago and set out to build a dedicated private equity services practice. With its vast industry expertise and exclusive focus on the middle market, today the firm serves as a one-stop solution for private equity firms, portfolio companies and founderowned businesses at every stage of a transaction.
To serve those clients and compete in the M&A marketplace, DHG launched its transaction advisory services practice in 2010. Three years later, it formalized its private equity practice. Between 2015 and 2017, the firm honed its focus on private equity and middle-market M&A further by adding private equity sales, operations and business development leaders and creating an investment banking team, DHG Corporate Finance. “From the outset we have viewed DHG Private Equity as a key component of our firm’s mission to bring relevant solutions to our clients, so we have invested heavily in talent at all levels of the practice and throughout our footprint to fuel our growth,” says Matt Snow, DHG’s chief executive officer. Continue Reading on Middle Market Growth
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