De Bellas & Co. is the leading investment bank focused exclusively in the staffing and workforce solutions industry, bringing extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and financial advisory services for its clients. Since 1983, De Bellas & Co. has specialized in serving enterprises whose primary value arises from intangible assets, or human capital. Our focus is the middle market, where we provide advice and guidance based on years of experience with entrepreneurs confronting once-in-a-lifetime decisions. We provide senior-level service and attention on all transactions, large and small, international and domestic, and both public and private. Our bankers have relationships with hundreds of strategic and financial buyers—and the ability to identify the most likely and best-suited parties to a transaction. Visit our website at www.debellas.com View full listing
BG Staffing Acquires Donovan & Watkins, a Division of Willis Group (De Bellas & Co. Advisor to Willis Group)
De Bellas & Co. announced today that BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE: MKT: BGSF), headquartered in Plano, Texas, has acquired Donovan & Watkins, a division of Houston-based Willis Group. Donovan & Watkins was advised by De Bellas & Co.
BG Staffing is a rapidly growing national provider of professional temporary staffing services to a variety of industries through its multifamily, information technology, finance & accounting and commercial divisions. BG is primarily a temporary staffing platform that has integrated several regional and national brands and is set to achieve scalable growth.
For three decades, D&W Talent, under the name Donavan & Watkins, has provided exceptional long-term, value-based services to their clients by delivering key accounting, finance, clerical and administrative resources across numerous industries.
About BG Staffing, Inc.
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, BG Staffing provides staffing services to a variety of industries through its multifamily, information technology, finance & accounting and commercial divisions. BG Staffing is a professional temporary staffing platform that has integrated several regional and national brands and is set to achieve scalable growth. The Company’s acquisition philosophy is one that not only brings financial growth, but unique and dedicated talent within the companies. This has led to a strong management team, with tenure and a desire to offer exceptional service to candidates, customers and investors. Please visit www.bgstaffing.com for more information.
About Donovan & Watkins
DW was founded in 1982 and acquired by Willis Group in 2007. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. DW is a regional talent acquisition agency placing finance, accounting, administrative, and clerical professionals on contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire job opportunities and represents many diverse industries, including: Oil and Gas, Energy, Healthcare, Banking and Financial Services.
In 2013, Staffing Industry Analysts ranked DW in the Best of Staffing and in 2012 in its list of Fastest Growing Staffing Firms.
About De Bellas & Co.
De Bellas & Co. is the longest established, nationally recognized investment banking firm focused on providing merger and acquisition, valuation, litigation support and other financial advisory services to sectors including business services, human resource outsourcing and information technology. Since 1987, De Bellas & Co. has completed over 200 M&A transactions.
For more information, contact:
De Bellas & Co.
Alfred F. De Bellas, Jr.