Acorn Dental Capital

Acorn Dental Capital

Industry: Health Services
Deal Type: Growth Equity and Advisory Services
Status: Active

Overview

Acorn Dental Capital is an investment and advisory firm, focused on growing group dental practices. Acorn provides growth capital and active advisory services to dental groups with more than five offices. Acorn was founded by Dr. Todd Christie, Tim Christie and Andy Graham. The Christies have worked together over the past 20 years, having developed Christie Dental and Dental Partners. Christie Dental was sold to American Dental Partners and Dental Partners (public) was sold to Dynamic Dental Partners (a Huron Capital portfolio company). Mr. Graham was a Board member at Dental Partners and Pure Dental Partners (the acquirer of Dental Partners).

Thesis

Building and scaling a group practice is both exciting and challenging. Acorn was formed to help highly motivated dental entrepreneurs build their dreams. The partners believe the combination of growth capital and expert, active support can meaningfully improve outcomes for their portfolio companies.