Showing posts with label Dr. Soumava Sen. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Private Equity Western Dental opens SmileBest in San Antonio–Sinking Ship before it sales ?


Grand Opening on June 30, 2012 for a new “SmileBest Dental in San Antonio.

SmileBest is really Western Dental - P.O. Box 14226, Orange, CA 92863

The..(clearing throat and trying not to choke)… “owner” is Soumava Sen, D.D.S

See press release here
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Kurt Hilzinger, Partner, Court Square – is on the board of Western Dental – see here, pg 11.

May 30, 2012

Western Dental mandates Jefferies for sale process

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Western Dental Services, the private dental clinic chain, has mandated Jefferies for a sale process, a source familiar with the matter and an industry banker told mergermarket.

The Orange, California-based company generated USD 71m in EBITDA for 2011, said the source familiar. Books have been distributed to potential bidders, but a first round bid date has not yet been set, the source said.

Western Dental will appeal to private equity firms, said the banker and the source. Jefferies has been reaching out to private equity firms regarding the sale, said the banker.

The company was acquired by Court Square Capital Partners, formally known as Citicorp Venture Capital, in 2005. This news service previously reported that Court Capital was one of the bidders in the final round of the previous process for the company in 2005, at which time Western Dental had USD 45m in EBITDA and was said to be selling for a multiple of 8.2x EBITDA, according to previous reports by this news service.

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