DC Capital invests in architecture firm with Fort Worth office
PBK Architects Inc., a Houston-based full-service architectural planning and design firm specializing in education with an office in Fort Worth, announced on July 23 that DC Capital Partners Management LP, a private equity Investment firm with industry leading expertise in government, technology and engineering related companies have made a significant investment in PBK.
PBK is known nationwide for its leadership in educational design, which includes next generation learning principles and innovative sustainability features. In 2019, PBK was named a Leading Educational Design Company by Engineering News-Record (“ENR”) and is considered the leading publication in the engineering and design industries.
With 15 offices in Texas and California and around 500 employees, PBK’s workforce consists of an integrated team of highly qualified architects, engineers, designers and technical staff. PBK will continue to be headquartered in Houston and Dan Boggio will remain the Executive Chairman. PBK’s current management and leadership team will remain fully intact and retain a significant equity position, according to a press release from the company.
“This partnership with DC Capital enables PBK to expand our expertise and our already broad spectrum of customer services,” said Dan Boggio, Founder and Executive Chairman of PBK. “Our team now takes advantage of DC Capital’s vast resources and exceptional track record of bringing expertise, innovation and technology to companies so they can make an even greater impact in their field. This investment will cement PBK as a clear industry leader. Every aspect of architectural planning and design offers our employees expanded opportunities for greater responsibility and professional growth. “
Benchmark International acted as financial advisor and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP acted as legal advisor to PBK in connection with the transaction. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP was the legal advisor to DC Capital.