The Decatur Group (TDG) is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in companies primarily valued under $100 million.
- Create value through operations and measured strategic initiatives utilizing moderate leverage
- Source proprietary transactions in niche manufacturing, business services and distribution/retail industries
- Partnership with management teams to attain corporate objectives
- Position companies to maximize value through recognized benefits to industry and strategic buyers
- Expertise with companies in transition – either growth situations or restructuring / repositioning
- Relationships and integrity form the cornerstones of our business
COMBINATION OF TRANSACTION AND OPERATING EXPERIENCE
The Principals have a combination of extensive transaction and management experience having worked in private equity, merchant banking, investment banking and as members of senior management in an operating company.
- Completed over 80 transactions as debt and equity principals in over 20 industries
- Funded in excess of $3.0 billion of debt capital and invested approximately $1.0 billion of equity capital to middle market companies
- Managed over $1.5 billion of assets on behalf of institutional clients
- Invested capital on behalf of numerous leading providers of private equity capital, including university endowments, private equity groups and pension funds, among others
- Senior management of private-equity backed company
- Raised $450 mm of private equity to support business plan
- Responsible for business development and execution – strategy, leadership and implementation (budgeting, recruiting, MIS, marketing, operations)
- Resulted in largest business in industry sector, culminating with in 2004
Career experiences have led to extensive relationships with:
- Management and industry executives
- Investment banks, lending institutions and BDCs
- Institutional investors – pension funds, university endowments, insurance
- Regional and local relationships – law firms, accountants, consultants and
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