DCG is a specialized
consulting and advisory group located in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia. We provide focused, immediate attention
to the needs of a select group of clients in several key areas including
Strategic Alliances, Marketing and Distribution Arrangements, and Mergers and Acquisitions
Consulting. Our past and current clients include a
diverse group of private growth companies.
DCG's particular specialty is providing advisory and
consulting services to its clients, including with respect to growth and
diversification strategies and related activities. DCG believes the speed at
which it moves, the range of its contacts, and the effectiveness of its
activities is unmatched in its business.
DCG has built relationships and executed transactions with some of the best
businesses in their respective industries. We have built
track record by consistently working with the most exciting and
enterprising growth companies in the industries in which we operate. Those
engaged DCG to help create the original business plan for the company
and develop a number of InPhonic's strategic relationships. InPhonic acquired seven companies, and
the fastest growing company on the 2004 Inc. 500
Index. Its CEO David Steinberg has become one of the most
successful CEOs in the nation. InPhonic recently went public
with an $800 million market cap, one of the most successful IPOs in
engaged DCG to help devise its key growth strategy and to explore
possible acquisition targets.
acquired 12 companies, went public and
was acquired by Commerce One for $2.1 billion. Ken Bajaj then
acquired DigitalNet, which also went public and was acquired by BAE
Systems for approximately $600 million in cash. These
transactions have made Ken Bajaj one of the most successful
entrepreneurs in the country over the last several years. DCG
is assisting Ken Bajaj on his next venture, SystemsNet.
USAF (United States Arbitrage Finance)
engaged DCG to assist in the implementation of a stratagy to enable the creation of a business involving the offering of the interest
portion of government SBA loans to private financial institutions.
After raising the capital, Michael Thomas created a full-service team to implement the plan
which was funded by Roark Capital and SunTrust.
an Arizona-based diversified energy holding company, engaged DCG to
help devise a strategy for its efforts in renewable energy
technology. An acquisition of Unisource was attempted in a public-to-private transaction for
approximately $3 billion by a private equity group led by Kohlberg, Kravis
an $800 million competitive local exchange carrier,
engaged DCG to develop an acquisition strategy and explore possible
acquisition targets for the company. Allegiance was acquired by XO
Communications for approximately $550 million in 2004.
Corvis Communications'subsidiaries engaged DCG to
provide strategic advice and explore possible acquisition targets. DCG worked
closely with Corvis CEO Dr. David Huber and his team in their efforts
to leverage the optical components products expertise of the company
into its new broadband services business. In 2003, Corvis acquired Broadwing Communications, Inc.
Broadwing Communications engaged
DCG to explore possible acquisition targets for Broadwing, and
advise on strategic acquistitions.
Behringer Harvard Funds,
the parent and sponsor of a family of long term, intermediate term and
short term real estate funds, engaged DCG to explore a variety of
growth alternatives. By late 2004, Behringer had
invested over $650 million in prime
real estate properties around the country.
DCG professionals have deep experience in developing strategies and
executing large transactions from multiple complementary perspectives:
as investment bankers, operations executives, entrepreneurs,
technologists and transaction attorneys. This history allows DCG to
offer a specialized advisory service and unique access to a broad and
geographically diverse market. DCG seeks to establish long term
relationships with its client companies.
In its advisory and consulting activities, DCG has helped build billions of
dollars of shareholder value by creating partnerships between some of
the most interesting growth companies in the areas of
communications infrastructure and services, wireless services,
international content distribution, e-business services, emerging technology, energy, financial services,
manufacturing, and real estate.
In its Merger and Acquisition
Consulting, DCG professionals have
helped identify and provide strategic advisory services to successful transactions in the e-business
services, energy, digital asset management, financial services,
telecommunications and network construction industries. DCG's M&A
involves both buy side and sell side representations. DCG also utilizes
its national and global strategic relationships with individuals and
businesses to create viable distribution channels for the products and
services of it clients, creating critical paths to market.