January 31, 2016
AV Capital, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm that partners with entrepreneurial middle market companies as the first-time institutional investor, formally launched today and simultaneously announced its investment in and partnership with Kovach Building Enclosures. Participating in the equity of the Kovach investment with AV Capital was ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity.
Founded by the former leaders of the Middle Market investment practice at Austin Ventures, AV Capital is owned and managed by Vernon Bryant, Dave Alter, and Scott Donaldson. The AV Capital team has worked together for more than 8 years while at Austin Ventures and TGF Management, has deployed in excess of $550 million of equity capital in 11 platform companies, and is supported by an experienced group of investors that includes Austin Ventures founders Joe Aragona and Ken DeAngelis, and TGF Management founder Jim Kozlowski… read more