PE-backed Powerhouse Retail Services acquires Dentco

Powerhouse Retail Services, a portfolio company of Lincolnshire Management Inc, has acquired DeWitt, Michigan-based Dentco, an outsourced business services provider to the retail, foodservice, financial, hospitality and healthcare industries.

Powerhouse Retail Services, a portfolio company of Lincolnshire Management Inc, has acquired DeWitt, Michigan-based Dentco, an outsourced business services provider to the retail, foodservice, financial, hospitality and healthcare industries. No financial terms were disclosed.

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NEW YORK ‒ April 22, 2021 ‒ Lincolnshire Management, Inc. (“Lincolnshire”), a private equity firm founded in 1986, focused on investing in and growing middle market companies across an array of industries, today announced that the firm’s portfolio company Powerhouse Retail Services, LLC (“Powerhouse”), has acquired Dent Enterprises, LLC. (“Dentco”), a leading outsourced business services provider to the retail, foodservice, financial, hospitality and health care industries. The acquisition provides additional estimation and contractor capacity to Powerhouse’s already existing facilities maintenance service offering. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1977 and headquartered in DeWitt, Michigan, Dentco provides landscape management, snow and ice removal and parking lot maintenance to approximately [45] national, blue-chip retail, foodservice, financial, hospitality and health care customers across the country. The company helps clients consolidate, centralize, reduce costs, and realize the importance of quality-assured services.

Dentco maintains a nationwide network of qualified contractor partners, who work closely with the company’s highly-trained field personnel to ensure services are performed on time and to customers’ specifications.

“The acquisition of Dentco is another major milestone as we continue to thoughtfully build out Powerhouse’s national platform with robust and differentiated capabilities to support customers’ construction and facilities maintenance needs,” said T.J. Maloney, Chairman and CEO of Lincolnshire Management. “Given the strong customer bases of both companies, we see significant opportunities for Powerhouse and Dentco to leverage their combined expertise to seize unique market opportunities and capitalize on a secular shift towards outsourcing exterior services.”

Lincolnshire Management, Inc. acquired Powerhouse and Security Vault Works in 2019 to create a leading national platform company providing refresh, remodel and facilities maintenance services to a roster of blue-chip customers nationwide including retail, foodservice, financial institution, hospitality and health care companies The Lincolnshire Management team that led the transaction included Pieter Kodde, Tad Nedeau, Will Whetzel, John Comino and Max van der Griend.

“Dentco and Powerhouse are highly complementary, and we will continue to look for new opportunities and additional services to add to this exciting combined platform,” said Pieter Kodde, a Managing Director at Lincolnshire Management. “Dentco’s unrivaled strength in exterior services, together with Powerhouse’s large national customer base results in a very powerful combination that we are confident will increase the combined company’s exterior service capabilities.”

About Lincolnshire Management, Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc., founded in 1986, is a private equity firm focused on investing in and acquiring growing middle market companies across an array of specific industries. Headquartered in New York, Lincolnshire Management invests in acquisitions of private companies, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, management buyouts and growth equity for public and private companies. Lincolnshire Management manages over $1.7 billion of private equity capital. For more information, please visit www.lincolnshiremgmt.com.