Investment Summary

Exits Dutko Worldwide

On December 2, 2009, invested in business services company Dutko Worldwide from Lake Capital for 34M USD

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in District of Columbia.

Investment Summary

Date 2009-12-02
Target Dutko Worldwide
Sector Business Services
Sellers(s) Lake Capital
Deal Type Trade Sale - Public Company
Deal Value 34M USD

Target

Dutko Worldwide

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
website
Dutko Worldwide is a leading broad-based public policy management company focused on delivering access, information and impact on local, state and federal governmental, budgetary and regulatory issues for its clients through federal and state lobbying, public relations and market research services.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Lake Capital

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 1.3B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Lake Capital is a private equity firm that targets a limited number of middle-market, service-based companies. The firm typically allocates $50 to $75 million equity to each portfolio company initiative. However, with seller financing, third-party debt, and co-investment opportunities, significant capital (in addition to the initial equity allocation) is available to each initiative. The service-based businesses the firm pursues include marketing services, finance-related services, specialty services, healthcare services, consumer services, technology services, business process outsourcing services, and marketing services. The firm is typically interested in buyout, partnership and start-up opportunities. Lake Capital was formed in 1998 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 23
Sector (Business Services) 4 of 9
Type (Trade Sale - Public Company) 4 of 9
State (District of Columbia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 9 of 23
Year (2009) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-11-11 Archstone Consulting

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Archstone Consulting LLC is a strategic and operational consulting firm focused on improving the value chain of its consumer products, manufacturing, life sciences and consumer services clients through its core service offerings, which include supply chain management, strategic sourcing and procurement and trade spend effectiveness. Lake Capital saw a market opportunity for an independent strategic and operations consulting practice with no ties or conflicts with outsourcing services, information technology consulting services, or audit and tax consulting services, leading the firm to back a group of experienced consulting professionals to create Archstone Consulting.

Sell $20M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-12-30 Nal Worldwide

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

NAL Worldwide is a specialty logistics service provider focused on solving complex supply chain problems. Leading global organizations in the communications, technology, retail and healthcare industries use NAL Worldwide solutions to react faster and more efficiently to business demands and execute more effectively across the supply chain spectrum.

Sell $35M