March 11, 2015
ALCOCK & COMPANY FORMED TO PROVIDE DEAL ORIGINATION SUPPORT
Today the founder of The Alcock Group has announced the formation of Alcock & Company.
Alcock & Company (alcockandcompany.com) operates as a buy-side support firm, serving private equity firms and strategic acquirers around the globe. Services include general origination, specialized add-on acquisition searches and business development analysis and planning.
Alcock & Company also serves as the origination team for The Alcock Group.
The Alcock Group is a private investment firm specializing in acquiring businesses within the lower middle market. The Alcock Group primarily invests in distressed companies seeking operational resources to improve performance.
The company was founded by Gary Alcock in 2015, and expands upon the investment thesis he championed while serving as a Managing Director at Revolution Capital Group. Prior to Revolution Capital Group, Mr. Alcock worked for Houlihan Lokey, an international investment bank. While at Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Alcock supported financial advisory services and M&A.
Mr. Alcock has previously worked on over 15 completed transactions with an aggregate deal value of over $5 billion. Prior firms Mr. Alcock has worked with through acquisition or advisory include Abraxis BioScience, Media General, Cerberus, CKX, Masco Corporation, Concord Music Group, Village Roadshow Pictures and AECOM. In addition to his work within the middle market, Mr. Alcock was substantially involved with Revolution Capital Group’s acquisition of private companies within the lower middle market, including Dove Professional Apparel, Lawrence Schiff Silk Mills, Maysteel Industries and Clearwater Gazette.