HORNE Capital advises Upchurch Companies’ sale to Davidson Kempner

HORNE Capital, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, recently served as the exclusive financial advisor to Upchurch, a leading family-owned regional mechanical, electrical and plumbing service provider, in their sale to Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (“Davidson Kempner”).

“After careful consideration and a review of our business, Robbie, Mike, David, Cindy and the rest of our family determined that partnering with Davidson Kempner and Broadwing – at this point in time – is the right decision for our company as we embark on the next phase of our growth,” said Robert Upchurch, President of Upchurch Companies.

“With the complexity of the Upchurch businesses, we worked to understand the best fit for the company to provide continuity and the ability to expand,” said HORNE Capital Partner Josh Edwards. “Working with the Upchurch family has been a privilege, and we are pleased to have played a part in finding the right buyer for their rapidly growing business.”

David Kempner is a global investment management firm in partnership with Broadwing Capital Management (“Broadwing”), a private equity firm focused on family-, founder- and operator-owned companies in the manufacturing and services sectors.

About Upchurch Companies. Upchurch Companies is a leading family-owned regional mechanical, electrical and plumbing (“MEP”) service provider based out of Mississippi. It has been fully owned and operated by the Upchurch family since its founding in 1970 by Vennis Upchurch.

About HORNE Capital. HORNE Capital was formed to provide M&A services that go beyond securing funding and executing a transaction. We work with sellers and buyers before, during and after the sale to hep them successfully address the details that arise as they prepare, execute and transition from their sale or acquisition. HORNECapital.com.

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