Santa Ana, CA and Houston, TX (Business Wire)
Castle Dental Centers (OTCBB:CASL-News), today announced that Bright Now Dental Inc. had completed the acquisition of Castle Dental in Houston. Castle Dental was majority-owned by Sentinel Capital Partners LLC affiliates. Sheffield Merchant Banking Group advised the transaction. Gryphon Investors Inc. is the majority shareholder of Bright Now Dental. This private equity firm is a leader in middle-market middle-market. Bright Now Dental now has Castle Dental as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Steven C. Bilt is president and chief executive officer at Bright Now. “We have combined two strong organizations with significant capabilities into one outstanding company.” “Castle, an important addition to Bright Now Dental’s family, is a significant addition to our already extensive national presence that now includes nearly 300 offices across 19 states. Bilt is looking forward to using these capabilities to enhance the efficiency of the combined company’s field operations teams. Bilt believes that by joining two of our sector’s strongest business process support businesses, we anticipate that our new entity can be even more efficient in providing these crucial services.” He stated, “Together we’ll advance the mission of helping dentists operate their practices with an increased focus on patient care.”
About Bright Now! (r) Dental Inc
Bright Now! Dental Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries Monarch Dental Corp. and Castle Dental Centers, as well as Newport Dental Plan provide business support services for approximately 300 dental offices across 19 states. More than 2,000,000 patients receive general, specialist, and cosmetic dental care each year from staff and affiliate dentists. Bright Now is a company that helps dentists manage the tedious business of running dental offices. This allows them to spend more time caring for patients and delivering exceptional dental care.
Bright Now Dental offers many benefits to dentists and patients over traditional dental care models. Bright Now Dental takes over business support services like finance, marketing, sales, information technology, purchasing, real estate development and human resources. However, dentists still have responsibility for all clinical matters. Quality, full-service dentistry is available to patients. This includes general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and specialty services like orthodontics. Accessible locations, flexible payment options, and extended hours make high-quality dental care accessible to all patients.
Bright Now Dental is based in Santa Ana and employs 4,300 people across the country. Gryphon Investors Inc. is Bright Now’s majority shareholder. This private equity firm has more than $500,000,000 in capital under management. Visit www.brightnow.com for more information.
Castle Dental Centers Inc
Castle Dental Centers Inc., along with its associated dental practices, provides dental services to 73 dental offices throughout Texas, Florida and Tennessee. Castle Dental, based in Houston, is a company that Dr. Jack H. Castle started his first dental practice in 1948. For more information, visit www.castledental.com.
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