DCCM Acquires Rochester & Associates
Gainesville, Georgia (August 31, 2021) – DCCM, a portfolio company of White Wolf Capital (“White Wolf”) and a national provider of design, consulting, and program & construction management services based in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rochester & Associates.
Based in the greater Atlanta metro area, Rochester & Associates is known for providing private and public entities with civil engineering, land surveying, project management, and infrastructure services. The firm has long-standing relationships throughout the Southeast with state and local governments, real estate developers, state departments of transportation, and consulting engineering firms. In acquiring Rochester & Associates, DCCM is partnering with industry veteran Darrell Rochester, PE, who will continue in his role as CEO of Rochester & Associates, along with Brian Rochester, who will continue his role as Executive Vice President.
“We’re delighted to welcome Rochester & Associates into the DCCM family,” commented James F. (Jim) Thompson, PE, DBIA, CEO of DCCM. “This is a tremendous step for DCCM in expanding our reach east, and we couldn’t have found a better partner to lead the way. As we’ve gotten to know the Rochester team, it’s clear there is tremendous alignment in the way we operate, serve clients, and care for our people, and we can’t wait to combine our efforts and build towards our shared vision together.”
“We are extremely happy to join the DCCM family of companies as the next step of our company’s evolution and growth,” said Darrell Rochester. “Bringing excellent products and services to this market is a major cornerstone of our family business, and our clients will continue to enjoy the responsive, trusted service they’ve come to expect, along with access to DCCM’s national presence and resources.”
“After 55 years of success, Rochester & Associates is looking forward to the opportunity of benefiting from DCCM’s resources and scale,” said Brian Rochester. “DCCM’s capabilities will also undoubtedly strengthen Rochester & Associates’ holistic approach to business. There’s a real synergy between the two companies and the complimentary services we provide.”
Elie Azar, Managing Director of White Wolf, added “We are pleased to welcome Rochester & Associates to the DCCM family of companies and are excited to expand DCCM’s service offering into the fast-growing metro Atlanta marketplace. We look forward to partnering with Darrell, Brian, and the entire Rochester team and providing them with the necessary support to continue their growth story.”
About Rochester & Associates
Rochester & Associates is a multifaceted provider of civil engineering, land surveying, project management, and infrastructure services. The company was established in 1966 by B. Keith Rochester, RLS, as a surveying firm serving the southeastern United States. Since that time, the firm has grown in size, number of offices, and scope of services to become a multidisciplinary civil engineering consulting firm.
For more information, please visit: www.rochester-assoc.com.
DCCM is a provider of design, consulting, and program & construction management professional services focusing on infrastructure marketplaces throughout the public and private sectors. Through a family of complementary brand companies, DCCM serves a variety of end markets while offering a national reach.
DCCM is aggressively hiring key industry professionals in all disciplines and is actively seeking further acquisition opportunities throughout North America.
For more information, please visit: www.dccm.com.
White Wolf Capital is a private investment firm that began operations in late 2011 and is focused on making both direct and indirect investments in leading middle market companies located in North America.
On the direct side, White Wolf Capital seeks both private equity as well as private credit investment opportunities in companies with $20 million to $200 million in revenues and up to $20 million in EBITDA. Typical situations include, management buyouts leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and investments for growth. Preferred industries include manufacturing, business services, government services, information technology, security, aerospace and defense.
In addition to making direct investments in operating companies, White Wolf Capital also looks to invest with other private fund managers as a limited partner. Targeted investment candidates are North American focused private credit funds looking to raise $50 million to $500 million in assets under management, with a focus on the lower-middle and middle-market. For further information, please visit: www.whitewolfcapital.com.