Brien Davis Joins Altacrest Capital as Partner to Expand the Firm’s Capabilities in Business Services
DALLAS, May 22, 2018 – Altacrest Capital announces Brien Davis has joined as a Partner. Brien will be responsible for sourcing, executing and managing private equity investments with a focus on the Business Services sector. Additionally, Brien joins Tim Laczkowski and Rick Sukkar as Partners managing the overall day to day operations of the firm. Within Business Services, Altacrest is particularly attracted to companies that provide outsourced services to Consumer Products businesses (handling of customer returns, asset light product development, testing/inspection services) as well as companies that provide outsourced HR services (professional employer organizations, benefits management, insurance brokerage).
“I am very excited to join Altacrest Capital and work with such a talented team. I have a passion for growing middle-market companies and look forward to deepening relationships with management teams within the Business Services sector in particular,” said Brien Davis. “Whether in Business Services or Consumer Products, Altacrest is focused on acquiring strong companies with sellers who prioritize cohesive ownership changes and ensuring minimal disruption to the company’s employees and customers. When possible, Altacrest looks to build relationships with these companies in advance of a sale transaction to develop business strategies that best align the interests of all stakeholders.”
Prior to joining Altacrest, Brien spent 14 years with Prudential Capital Group, the private investment arm of Prudential Financial. Most recently at Prudential Capital, Brien was a Senior Vice President responsible for originating, evaluating and monitoring private debt and equity investments. Brien has significant experience in providing capital to fund growth initiatives as well as to facilitate acquisitions, recapitalizations and leveraged buy-outs. Before joining Prudential Capital, Brien spent five years in middle market investment banking at Hoak Breedlove Wesneski focused on M&A and capital raising assignments for companies within the Southwest. Brien began his career at Willamette Management Associates, a national business valuation firm focused on the middle market.
Brien holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas Tech University where he was a University Scholar and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin where he received Dean’s Honors. He also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.
About Altacrest Capital
Altacrest Capital is a Dallas based private investment firm focused on investing in middle market companies in the Consumer Products and Business Services sectors. We seek to invest in family-owned and owner-operated businesses through buyout, recapitalization or growth equity investments. We partner with management teams and operators to provide capital, expertise and relationships to promote growth. We will also evaluate special situations and distressed opportunities where time is critical to closing. For more information, visit www.altacrestcapital.com.