Cotton Creek Capital Partners with Young's Communications Co., Inc.
Caddo Lake Capital Advises on the Y-COM Transaction
Dallas, TX – July 11, 2018 – Caddo Lake Capital (“CLC”) is pleased to announce Cotton Creek Capital’s acquisition of Melbourne, Florida-based Young’s Communications Co., Inc. (“Y-COM”), a leading provider of infrastructure services to the telecommunications and utility industries in the Southeast.
Founded in 1972, Y-COM is a family-owned and operated business providing mission-critical solutions to leading telecommunications and utility providers. The Company specializes in underground and aerial construction, directional boring, fiber installation and emergency maintenance and response. Y-COM has developed a reputation for superior quality of service, timely performance, and business integrity resulting in a loyal base of customers that are leaders in their sectors.
As part of the acquisition, Y-COM will continue to be led by its current management team, including President Steve Young and Vice President Gary Young, both of whom will remain significant shareholders in the Company.
“After considering multiple transaction options provided through Caddo Lake Capital, we selected Cotton Creek given their capabilities and commitment to the telecommunications infrastructure space. This partnership will position the company for accelerated growth while continuing to provide unmatched service and quality to all our customers,” said Steve Young, President of Y-COM
“It was a pleasure working with two outstanding businessmen like Steve and Gary. They have chosen an excellent partner in Cotton Creek Capital and will continue Y-COM’s 46 years of excellent customer service,” said Fred McCallister, a Founding Partner of Caddo Lake Capital.
Caddo Lake Capital led in the Y-COM transaction completed by Cotton Creek Capital, which was made through Cotton Creek Capital Partners III, L.P., Cotton Creek’s third standalone private equity fund, and represents a continuation of its investment strategy of partnering with privately-held lower middle-market businesses.
Young’s Communications Co., Inc. was founded in 1972 as a contractor for performing wiring for CATV / TV coaxial cable lines and today operates as a provider of infrastructure services to the telecommunications and utility sectors. For more information, visit Y-COM’s website at www.ycominc.com
About Caddo Lake Capital
Based in Las Colinas, TX, Caddo Lake Capital is an M&A advisory firm that operates between entrepreneurs and the capital markets, providing a strategic pathway for successful mergers and acquisitions. With decades of experience representing both buyers and sellers in the private markets, CLC has a unique perspective of the transactional needs of investors and business owners alike.
"Y-COM is a family-owned and operated business providing mission-critical solutions to leading telecommunications and utility providers."