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CHILDS Advises Vaco in its Recapitalization with Quad-C Management

Atlanta, GA, November 12, 2014 – CHILDS Advisory Partners (“CHILDS”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Vaco Holdings, LLC (“Vaco” or the "company”), in its recent recapitalization with Quad-C Management (“Quad-C”). Quad-C’s investment will support Vaco’s growth and commitment to its best-in-class consulting and placement services for middle-market and Fortune 500 companies.

With over $200 million in revenue, Vaco has been recognized as a high-growth, innovative company in the professional staffing sector for the past 12 years. The Company’s entrepreneurial nature has driven its ability to serve clients in a unique and effective manner.

Jerry Bostelman, Founder and CEO of Vaco, said “Quad-C Management was the unanimous choice as financial sponsor for the next stage of Vaco’s growth. Together we will better serve clients, candidates, consultants and internals by expanding our geographic footprint, considering additional service lines and further investing in the players that make up the ‘Vaco Nation’. I can’t thank the CHILDS team enough for their counsel, dedication and assistance in finding the right partner for us.”

Jim Childs, Founder of CHILDS Advisory Partners, said, “Vaco is one of the premier professional staffing platforms in the USA and it was a privilege to work with them. They found a great partner with Quad-C to help take their business to the next level.”

Vaco’s recapitalization by Quad-C was effective October 3, 2014. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This was the 19th transaction closed in 2014 for CHILDS.


About Vaco:

With over $200 million in revenue, Vaco is celebrating 12 years of client service, and has been named on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, for the last seven years. Vaco is dedicated to developing long-term relationships, life-long careers and creative client solutions. Vaco has 29 offices and over 1,800 consultants working across the nation. For more information, please visit

About Quad-C Management:

Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, healthcare, transportation/logistics, consumer, general industrial, and specialty distribution companies. In its 25-year history, Quad-C has invested over $2 billion of equity across more than 50 companies. The Quad-C team is committed to partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams to accelerate growth and create long-term value. For more information, please visit




About CHILDS Advisory Partners

CHILDS Advisory Partners provides exceptional investment banking services to high‐performing business services and technology companies. Our unique combination of global sector focus, process excellence and strength of team allow us to achieve successful outcomes for our clients. Collectively, our senior bankers have executed over 450 M&A and financing transactions. CHILDS is a member of FINRA and SIPC and is a registered broker‐dealer.

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