ACP sells tax advisor WilliamsMarston to Kelso & Company

William Blair, Houlihan Lokey and BellMark Partners acted as financial advisors to WilliamsMarston.

  • ACP initially invested in WilliamsMarston in July 2020
  • WilliamsMarston was founded in 2014
  • ACP targets the business services, technology, specialty manufacturing and distribution sectors

Align Capital Partners has sold Boston-based WilliamsMarston LLC, an accounting, tax and valuation advisory firm, to Kelso & Company. No financial terms were disclosed.
ACP initially invested in WilliamsMarston in July 2020.

“Together with WM leadership, we significantly exceeded our investment objectives,” said ACP Managing Partner Chris Jones, in a statement. “The WM team has been an outstanding partner for ACP and our investors, and we are incredibly appreciative of their efforts and accomplishments over the past two years. The firm has achieved remarkable growth while maintaining its steadfast commitment to its brand, clients and people. All of us at ACP are excited to watch WM’s continued growth and success.”

William Blair, Houlihan Lokey and BellMark Partners acted as financial advisors to WilliamsMarston.

WilliamsMarston was founded in 2014.

Align Capital Partners manages $775 million in committed capital with investment teams in Cleveland and Dallas. ACP invests in the business services, technology, specialty manufacturing and distribution sectors.