Dominus Capital hires new operating advisor

Dominus Capital has named Kent Farmer as an operating advisor. Farmer is the former president and CEO of Spectrum Lubricants.


NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Dominus Capital is pleased to announce the addition of Kent Farmer as an Operating Advisor. Mr. Farmer is the former President and CEO of Spectrum Lubricants, a company that Dominus Capital invested in from 2010-2014. Spectrum Lubricants is the leading formulator, blender, packager, and distributor of specialty lubricants to the outdoor power equipment and recreational marine industries. Upon the sale of Spectrum to Phillips 66, Mr. Farmer served as Manager of Phillips 66 Specialty Lubricants division. Previously, Mr. Farmer was President and Chief Operating Officer of Coastal Unilube, a subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation. Mr. Farmer received a BS degree from the University of Memphis. Mr. Farmer will work with Dominus Capital in the specialty chemical, distribution, and packaging industries.

Based in New York City, Dominus Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm with a substantial operational focus. Dominus looks to make controlling investments in healthy companies with EBITDA of up to $30 million. The industries it focuses on include manufacturing, consumer, and business services. Drawing on the experience, knowledge, and network of its founders and a team of in-house former middle market CEO’s, Dominus works closely with management teams to unlock the untapped potential of its portfolio companies. Dominus takes a long-term approach to investing and has a successful track record of creating significant value at more than 50 businesses in which its principals have invested.

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