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Huron Capital Wins Middle Market M&A Deal of the Year for Dynamic Dental Investment

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners LLC (Huron) announced today that the national journal The M&A Advisor awarded the firm with the M&A Deal of the Year in the $25-$50 million category. This award was announced at the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala held on December 17th at the New York Athletic Club. 

Huron won the M&A Deal of the Year award for its investment in Dynamic Dental Partners (DDP), a dental services organization (DSO) based in Sarasota, Fla. that provides operational support to a network of dental practices. The transaction marked Huron's second investment in the dental industry, following its acquisition of a majority interest in short-term cosmetic orthodontics provider Six Month Smiles, Inc. in January 2013. 

"Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading M&A transactions, companies and dealmakers. Huron was chosen from over 400 finalists to receive the award. It gives us great pleasure to recognize Huron and bestow upon them our highest honor for M&A firms and professionals," said David Fergusson, President, The M&A Advisor.

"We are honored to receive this award which recognizes the challenge of putting together five separate companies comprising thirty-one dental practices," said Nick Barker, a Huron Partner. "With a solid platform for a buy-and-build strategy now in place, DDP will continue to pursue acquisitions to build density in its core markets and enter new states over time."

The Awards Gala is the celebration of the year for the industry's leading M&A dealmakers and is held in conjunction with the 2013 M&A Advisor Summit that featured over 500 of the industry's leading M&A professionals participating in exclusive interactive forums led by over 50 M&A media, academics and stalwarts.

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing achievement of and facilitating connections between the world's leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services. 

About Huron Capital Partners 
Huron Capital is an operationally-focused private equity firm that seeks to grow lower middle-market companies through customized buy-and-build investments. Huron pursues opportunities where it can help companies reach their full potential by combining its operational approach, substantial capital base, and transaction experience with proven operating executives.  Founded in 1999, Huron has raised over $1.1 billion in committed capital through four private equity funds and its portfolio companies have employed over 7,500 people throughout North America.  With offices in Detroit and Toronto, Huron sponsors recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies having revenues up to $200 millionHuron has broad investment discretion and has invested in a variety of geographies and industry sectors.  For more information, please visit www.huroncapital.com.

About Dynamic Dental Partners
Dynamic Dental Partners (DDP) is a leading dental practice management company founded by dentists, which provides traditional private fee-for-service dental offices with sophisticated management information systems, effective training programs and management expertise. DDP acquires, develops, renovates, consolidates and partners with dental practices through its integrated dental care delivery systems. DDP strives to maximize the integration of patient relationships, dental technologies and modern business efficiencies in a family-oriented practice environment. For more information, please visit www.ddpgroups.com.

THE M&A ADVISOR
The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A activities. Over the past fifteen years, through its research, reporting, publishing, symposiums and awards, M&A Advisor has established what it believes is the world's premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing professionals. To learn more visit www.maadvisor.com 

SOURCE Huron Capital Partners LLC

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