Private Equity

Nashville PE Firm Invests in Dallas Medical Management Consultancy OccMD

by | May 6, 2024
Council Capital said its investment will be used to scale OccMD’s workers’ compensation and injury benefit services and introduce the company into more states and lines of insurance business.
Dallas’ Lone Star Funds Acquires Netherlands-Based Industrial Services Provider ERIKS
by | May 3, 2024
Founded in 1940, ERIKS is a provider of specialized industrial services with more than 200 locations in 12 countries. It offers a wide range of technical products and co-engineering and customization solutions.
Dallas’ Trive Capital Is Taking a U.K. Bowling and Entertainment Company Private
by | Feb 8, 2024
Tenpin offers customers a unique experience via a mix of bowling lanes, video arcades, escape rooms, karaoke, laser tag, pool, table tennis, and soft play across 53 centers. The partnership with Trive will allow Tenpin to accelerate its expansion strategy in the U.K. and continue to invest in its site portfolio to enhance customer experience, the Dallas PE firm said.
Dallas’ Kainos Capital Announces 2 Leadership Promotions
by | Jan 19, 2024
Steven Koch has been promoted to principal at Kainos Capital, and Alex Stanek has been promoted to manager of the private equity firm's operations team.

CAF Capital Partners Hires New Senior Vice President of Acquisitions

by | Aug 25, 2023

Industry veteran Jason Geer has been named senior vice president of acquisitions at CAF Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity real estate firm.

Geer joins CAF Capital Partners from Invesco Real Estate where he spent 25 years.

CAF Capital Partners specializes in the acquisition, redevelopment, repositioning, and subsequent sale of institutional quality multifamily real estate....

50 and Counting: Cypress Growth Capital Hits Investment Milestone With Its Equity-Preserving Approach
by | Aug 3, 2023
Dallas-based Cypress Growth Capital is defying norms in the funding landscape. Not your traditional venture capitalist, this trailblazing firm hit a landmark with its 50th portfolio investment—and fourth major play this year—a $4 million stake in medical records disruptor, ChartSquad. Managing Director Vik Thapar peels back the curtain on the firm's unique model, which fosters rapid growth without diluting entrepreneurial control.
India’s Persistent Systems Opens Global Private Equity Hub in Plano
by | Jun 16, 2023
With 22,750 employees in 21 countries and $1 billion in annual revenue, Persistent cited Dallas-Fort Worth's prominence as the third-largest U.S. market for private equity firms after New York and Chicago as it opened its new Plano global PE hub.

Grapevine’s Sera Systems Reports ‘Eight-Figure’ Series B Funding Round

by | May 25, 2023
Sera—a SaaS service for small-to-large size HVAC, plumbing, and other field service businesses—said it closed the oversubscribed funding round with a market cap three times the value the company had at the close of its Series A round in November 2021.
Dallas HVAC Company Gets Majority Investment from New York-Based Firm
by | Apr 11, 2023
Investcorp, a global alternative investment firm, partners with growing founder-led businesses. The investor aims to join forces with Shearer Supply to capitalize on "strong secular tailwinds" in the HVAC industry and leverage the distributor's one-stop-shop value proposition for contractors and OEMs.
Dallas-based Trinity Hunt Partners Makes Majority Investment in Supreme Optimization
by | Mar 15, 2023

Dallas-based growth-oriented private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners announced a majority investment in Supreme Optimization, a digital marketing agency focused exclusively on life sciences.

No financial details were released....

‘Affecting Every Aspect of Our Society’: McKinney Startup Aims to Identify Mental Health Issues
by | May 31, 2022
Many who are diagnosed with a mental health condition had no idea the symptoms they suffered were related to mental health. McKinney-based Connected Mind aims to change that with technology that screens people for the most common types of mental health conditions. “It's like being interviewed by a psychologist, but it's a computer,” says CEO and CTO Christian Lehinger.

Dallas Cybersecurity Company Acquired by Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury-Owned Firm in a $525M Deal

by | Mar 29, 2022
Dallas-based Zimperium, a mobile security platform, is set to be acquired by Washington, D.C.’s Liberty Strategic Capital, a firm led by former Goldman Sachs CIO and Trump Administration appointee Steve Mnuchin.
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Follow the Money: MLTPLY Makes Second Investment Since Launching Last Year, RumbleOn Finalizes $130M Acquisition of Fort Worth Powersport Dealer, and More
by | Feb 23, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
Sole Source Capital Portfolio Company More Than Doubles in Size With Three Acquisitions
by | Jan 5, 2022
The announcement continues a strong run for the Dallas-based industrial-focused PE firm. In October, Sole Source Capital was named a 2021 Inc. "Founder-Friendly" investor and raised $555 million in its second fund.
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6 Dallas Private Equity Firms Make Inc.’s ‘Founder-Friendly’ Investor List
by | Oct 13, 2021
The Dallas firms are among 14 Texas shops "that founders will love" on Inc.'s 2021 list of private equity and venture capital firms.

Inc.'s list of 146 founder-friendly investors is its biggest yet.