Testimonials

Clients

"Arlington's restaurant industry experience was apparent from the beginning. They exposed us to the best restaurant focused private equity firms out there. Also, throughout the transaction Arlington was able to advise us on complex deal issues in a manner that was simple to understand and put us at ease with the process. We are thrilled to have partnered with Rosser Capital Partners, and could not have found such a capable partner without Arlington."

- Brad Smith, CEO of Hickory Tavern

 

"Throughout the deal process, Arlington showed tremendous integrity, perseverance and thoughtfulness at every turn. Their unparalleled service, expertise and execution were fundamental to finding the right partner in Serent Capital for C2's next phase of growth and also meeting the objectives of my family."

- David Kim, founder and CEO of C2 Education

 

"The Arlington team far exceeded our expectations as they guided us through the process. Each member of the team was always available and took a personal interest in the success of the transaction."

-Bob Campbell, CEO of Taco Mac

 

"From the very beginning of the process, Arlington worked diligently to insure that we met our goals of finding an acquiring partner that would be both a great strategic fit and great cultural match. The L.S. StarrettCompany meets both of those objectives, and Arlington deserves the lion's share of the credit for bringing our companies together. Throughout the entire process, the Arlington team provided a very high level of professional service and attention to detail that made every element of the transaction a real pleasure.  We are very thankful that Arlington was working alongside Bytewise throughout this deal."

- Russell D. Carreker, Chief Executive Officer of Bytewise

 

"Arlington knew the players, history and trends in our industry.  This knowledge made an enormous difference in the efficiency of the sale process and the ultimate outcome.  Arlington approached several buyers that many would not have considered, including Tasti D-Lite who turned out to be a great buyer."

- Rice Edmonds, Principal of Edmonds Capital

 

Acquirers/Investors

"It was a pleasure to work with Arlington on this investment.  Their professionalism and experience were immediately apparent, and they managed the investment process with great skill, achieving a terrific outcome for their client.  We look forward to working with them again."

- David Kennedy, co-founder and General Partner of Serent Capital.

 

“Arlington Capital Advisors recognized the potential of a Bytewise/Starrett combination and worked diligently to make this happen. They remained responsive and engaged throughout the process and we valued their contribution to the transaction,"

- Douglas A. Starrett, Chief Executive Officer of The L.S. Starrett Company

 

“We are very grateful to the team at Arlington for introducing us to our new partners at Taco Mac and for their thoughtful approach to finding the right capital partner to help grow the business."

- Fouad Bashour, Partner with CIC Partners

 

"Arlington played an instrumental role in facilitating this transaction.  Their knowledge, their professionalism and the quality of their people kept the process relevant and focused.  This allowed Tasti D-Lite to complete due diligence in a short period of time and reach a successful conclusion," 

- Peter Holt, Chief Operating Officer of Tasti D-Lite