Author name: Melvyn Threatt-Peters

Navigating Opportunities in the Evolving Deal-Making Landscape

Insights from Investment Bankers for the 2024 M&A Market The evolving deal-making landscape presents unique challenges and opportunities for the M&A market, characterized by interest rate fluctuations and geopolitical uncertainties. Global M&A activity saw two consecutive annual declines in 2023 and 2022 following the boom  year of 2021, where a large amount of dry powder […]

Navigating Opportunities in the Evolving Deal-Making Landscape Read More »

2023 Home-Based Care Year in Review

DAK’s, Director, Melvyn Peters, talks with Angelo Spinola, Shareholder and Practice Chair of Polisnelli’s Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice Practice, about how changing industry dynamics in labor, technology, and reimbursement are driving the M&A market across home care, home health, and hospice, and what that means for buyers, and sellers in 2024. “We think

2023 Home-Based Care Year in Review Read More »

Fireside Chat with Leslie Levinson, Co-Chair of Robinson + Cole Healthcare Transactional Practice

DAK’s, Director, Melvyn Peters, and Les Levinson, Co-Chair of Robinson + Cole’s Healthcare Transactional Practice, delve deep into the emergence of AI in healthcare, key takeaways for business owners preparing for sale, and key trends in the healthcare M&A market. Join the conversation and gain valuable insights into the evolving landscape of Healthcare M&A. Whether

Fireside Chat with Leslie Levinson, Co-Chair of Robinson + Cole Healthcare Transactional Practice Read More »

Healthcare IT Quarterly Roundup – Sector Spotlight in Healthcare Services & TMT

Healthcare IT Market Insights: Q3 2023 Review & 2024 Outlook Read the full report and explore the dynamic landscape of the Healthcare IT sector, where despite a slower pace in deal-making compared to early 2023, the industry remains vibrant and evolving. Strategic buyers are re-emerging as key players, driving a majority of transactions in the

Healthcare IT Quarterly Roundup – Sector Spotlight in Healthcare Services & TMT Read More »

Healthcare Services Quarterly Roundup – Sector Spotlight: Behavioral Health Fall 2023

Sector Spotlight: Behavioral Health While transaction volume has declined in the first half of 2023 versus the back half of 2022, strategic and financial buyers are still keen to grow via acquisition, and private equity groups leading the charge in Q2 2023 across mental health, addiction treatment, I/DD and ABA. The rapidly growing demand for

Healthcare Services Quarterly Roundup – Sector Spotlight: Behavioral Health Fall 2023 Read More »

Scroll to Top

VCI – Emergency Vehicle Specialists recapitalized by Tightrope Capital & NewSpring Capital

VCI is the preeminent full lifecycle sales and service provider of emergency ambulance solutions to first aid squads, EMS organizations, fire departments, hospital organizations, municipalities, and private medical transport companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region. VCI was recapitalized by private equity firms Tightrope Capital Partners and NewSpring Capital.

DAK led a competitive, sell-side process for VCI, generating multiple offers from a wide range of strategic buyers and financial sponsors. By positioning the combination of VCI’s market leadership position, comprehensive services offering, strong manufacturer relationships, and robust backlog, DAK achieved an outstanding outcome for the company’s shareholders.

The acquisition provides the shareholders of VCI an opportunity to accelerate its growth strategy by expanding its core ambulance business, building out the value-added segments of conversions and remounts, implementing operational improvements, and pursuing acquisitions with the help of its new partners. Tightrope and NewSpring have an opportunity to leverage VCI’s strong management team and operating platform to build a multi-regional player in emergency ambulance solutions.

Skip to content