SOURCE: Market Square Capital LLC

Market Square Capital LLC

October 01, 2009 16:54 ET

Market Square Capital Completes Fundraising, Seeks Long-Term Majority Investment in Small- to Mid-Sized Business

PORTSMOUTH, NH--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - Market Square Capital LLC, an investment firm led by Gareth Dickens and Max Puyanic, announced today that it completed the final closing of its fund and commenced its nationwide search to acquire a small- to mid-sized company.

The fund is actively seeking a well-established private company with revenues between $10 and $50 million, a history of profitability and stable cash flow, and a sustainable competitive position in a growing industry. Following an acquisition, Market Square Capital's partners will assume day-to-day operating roles to assist management with expanding the business and accelerating its growth.

Dave Carver, Co-Founder of Search Fund Partners, stated, "We are excited to be investing in Market Square Capital due to the team's proven track record of business development, sales execution and acquisition expertise, and because of their persistent commitment to success." Carver continued, "We're confident in the team's ability and passion to identify and successfully grow a mid-sized platform."

Gareth Dickens, Managing Partner of Market Square Capital, added, "Our strategy differs from that of typical financial and strategic acquirors. In addition to providing liquidity to business owners and capital for growth, we provide full-time, on-site operations capabilities to continue the business and enhance the existing brand and vision."

"We are pleased to have the commitment of such a renowned group of investors," explained Max Puyanic, Managing Partner. "The significant resources and expertise offered by our team of investors and entrepreneurs provide us a unique ability to enhance the business we acquire."

About Market Square Capital

Market Square Capital is a private investment firm formed by a group of highly successful entrepreneurs and investors. The firm makes long-term investments in profitable, growth-oriented businesses with revenues ranging from $10 to $50 million. In addition to providing business owners with an attractive exit opportunity and growth capital, Market Square Capital seeks to contribute significant hands-on management and operational capabilities, ensuring the long-term continuity of the ongoing enterprise in which it invests. For more information, visit www.marketsquarecapital.com.

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