Author: John Bates

Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Laser MD Medspa, Announce Appointment of Donna Simonds as President

BRAINTREE, MA, March 30, 2020 – Laser MD Medspa, a premier medical spa services company, which also includes SculptMe, a leading provider of the non-invasive fat reduction treatment CoolSculpting®, today announced the addition of Donna Simonds as the company’s President and its leading senior executive.   Laser MD Medspa was acquired in mid-2019 by the private Read more about Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Laser MD Medspa, Announce Appointment of Donna Simonds as President[…]

Potomac Equity Partners Recognized as One of the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market

CHICAGO, IL, February 17, 2020 – Grady Campbell is pleased to announce the 2020 TOP 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market.  The mission of the TOP 50 PE program is to recognize private equity firms that demonstrate strong leadership, an exceptional track record, and a noteworthy reputation. The Top 50 PE Firms program is Read more about Potomac Equity Partners Recognized as One of the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market[…]

Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Laser MD Medspa, Announce the Acquisition of Laser Gentle Medspa

WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 3, 2019 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm, announced today the acquisition by their portfolio company Laser MD Medspa, of Laser Gentle Medspa. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of Laser Gentle adds two new locations (Burlington, MA and Natick, MA) to Laser MD Medspa, Read more about Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Laser MD Medspa, Announce the Acquisition of Laser Gentle Medspa[…]

Potomac Equity Partners Announces Promotion of Chris Blythe to Partner

WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 27, 2019 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm, today announced that Chris Blythe has been promoted from Principal to Partner.  Since joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Blythe has been responsible for new investment opportunity origination, transaction execution and portfolio company oversight. John Bates, the Founding Partner of Read more about Potomac Equity Partners Announces Promotion of Chris Blythe to Partner[…]

Potomac Equity Partners Announces Acquisitions of Laser MD Medspa and SculptMe

WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 30, 2019 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm, announced today the acquisitions of Laser MD Medspa, a premier medical spa services company, and SculptMe, a leading provider of the non-invasive fat reduction treatment CoolSculpting®. Laser MD Medspa and SculptMe (together, the “company”) offer a comprehensive suite of medical Read more about Potomac Equity Partners Announces Acquisitions of Laser MD Medspa and SculptMe[…]

Investment Bank Executive Perspective – Potomac Equity Partners

martinwolf – Executive Perspective®                                                       June 2019 Unique Viewpoints from Industry Leaders – with John Bates, Partner and Founder of Potomac Equity Partners Editor’s Note: John Bates is the founder and partner of Potomac Read more about Investment Bank Executive Perspective – Potomac Equity Partners[…]

Potomac Equity Partners Announces the Addition of David Silberstein as Vice President

Potomac Equity Partners Announces the Addition of David Silberstein as Vice President Washington, D.C. January 14, 2019 Potomac Equity Partners (“Potomac Equity”), a Washington D.C.-based private equity investment firm focused on small to mid-market investment opportunities in the Business Services, Education and Training, Healthcare, Information Services, and Software and Technology sectors, announced today that David Read more about Potomac Equity Partners Announces the Addition of David Silberstein as Vice President[…]

The Deal – Potomac Plans to Stick to Light Leverage After First Exit

Potomac Plans to Stick to Light Leverage After First Exit Potomac Equity plans to stay with its formula of keeping leverage low at its portfolio companies as it  searches for its next deal on the heels of a 7.5 times return on its investment in IT services firm Orion Systems. By Steve Gelsi & Armie Read more about The Deal – Potomac Plans to Stick to Light Leverage After First Exit[…]

Potomac Equity Partners Announces Sale of Orion, Achieving 7.5x Multiple of Invested Capital and 74% IRR for Investors

WASHINGTON, D.C., OCTOBER 22, 2018 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC (“Potomac Equity”), a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm with extensive experience investing in the technology sector, today announced the sale of its portfolio company Orion Systems Integrators, LLC (“Orion”), a rapidly growing global technology solutions and services provider, to One Equity Partners. Orion achieved significant scale Read more about Potomac Equity Partners Announces Sale of Orion, Achieving 7.5x Multiple of Invested Capital and 74% IRR for Investors[…]

Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Orion, Announce Acquisition of Structured Network Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 10, 2017 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC (“Potomac Equity”), a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm whose principals have extensive experience investing in the technology sector, today announced the acquisition by their portfolio company Orion Systems Integrators, LLC (“Orion”), of Structured Network Solutions, Inc. (“SNS”).  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SNS provides Read more about Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Orion, Announce Acquisition of Structured Network Solutions[…]

Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Orion, Announce Acquisitions of Vernalis Group, Inc. and Vernalis Systems Pvt. Ltd.

WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 28, 2017 – Potomac Equity Partners, LLC (“Potomac Equity”), a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm whose principals have extensive experience investing in the technology sector, today announced the acquisitions by their portfolio company Orion Systems Integrators, LLC (“Orion”), of both Vernalis Group, Inc. and Vernalis Systems Private Limited (together, “Vernalis”).  Terms of the Read more about Potomac Equity Partners, and its Portfolio Company Orion, Announce Acquisitions of Vernalis Group, Inc. and Vernalis Systems Pvt. Ltd.[…]