DALLAS (RestaurantNewsRelease.com) Dave & Buster’s, Inc. (“Dave & Buster’s”) announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners, in partnership with the company’s management team, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Dave & Buster’s from Wellspring Capital Management, LLC. In connection with the closing of the acquisition by Oak Hill Capital Partners, Dave & Buster’s closed its previously announced $200 million issuance of 11% Senior Notes due 2018 and its new senior secured credit facility consisting of a $150 million term loan and a $50 million revolving credit facility.
About Dave & Buster’s, Inc.
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Dave & Buster’s is the premier national owner and operator of 57 high-volume venues that offer interactive entertainment options for adults and families, such as skill/sports-oriented redemption games and technologically advanced video and simulation games, combined with a full menu of high quality food and beverages. Dave & Buster’s currently has stores in 24 states and Canada. For additional information on Dave & Buster’s, please visit www.daveandbusters.com or call (214) 357-9588.
About Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $8.2 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. Over a period of more than 24 years, the professionals at Oak Hill Capital Partners and its predecessors have invested in more than 60 significant private equity transactions. Oak Hill Capital Partners is one of several Oak Hill partnerships, each of which has a dedicated and independent management team. These Oak Hill partnerships comprise over $30 billion of investment capital across multiple asset classes. For more information about Oak Hill Capital Partners, visit www.oakhillcapital.com.
About Wellspring Capital Management
Wellspring Capital Management, founded in 1995, is a leading middle-market private equity firm that manages more than $2 billion of private equity capital. The firm’s objective is to bring partnership, experience and value creation to each investment. By teaming up with strong management, Wellspring is able to unlock underlying value and pursue new growth opportunities through strategic initiatives, operating improvements and add-on acquisitions. The firm functions as a strategic rather than tactical partner, providing management teams with top-line support, M&A experience and financial expertise, and access to resources.