Dave Donnini Managing Director, GTCR

Dave Donnini, Managing Director, GTCR

Acquisition Activity


platform acquisitions

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Acquisition Activity

$20 +

billion of total purchase

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Acquisition Activity

185 +

add-on acquisitions

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Acquisition Activity Since 2000
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Growth Business Services

Since the firm’s founding in 1980, GTCR has had a strong history of building companies that provide an essential service to other growing businesses.

GTCR selectively pursues these growth business investment opportunities in areas with strong growth and solid underlying fundamentals. Our private equity firm looks to partner with exceptional management leaders who have proven their ability to generate superior business growth through product or service innovation, strong sales management and integrated brand marketing excellence.

Portfolio Company


AssuredPartners is one of the fastest-growing, full-service insurance brokers in the United States, offering property and casualty and employee benefits insurance products and services to middle-market businesses, public institutions and high-net worth individuals. The company serves over 400,000 clients and offers an extensive portfolio of more than 250 products and services from more than 1,700 insurance carriers. Founded in 2011, AssuredPartners is the twelfth largest insurance broker in North America with over 225 offices in 36 states and the United Kingdom.

Location: Lake Mary, Florida

Phone: (407) 804-5222

Initial Investment: 05/13/2019

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Jim Henderson

Jim Henderson, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, has served in this capacity since founding the Company in March 2011. Jim has over 40 years of experience in the insurance brokerage industry. He began his career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Ernst. For ten years, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President with Ormond Reinsurance Group. From there, he spent 25 years with Brown & Brown, a publicly traded national insurance brokerage, progressing from Chief Financial Officer to serving as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 through his retirement in August of 2010.

Jim is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, former Certified Public Accountant and earned his B.S. degree from Florida State University in Accounting and Economics.

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Portfolio Company

Fairway Outdoor Advertising

Fairway Outdoor Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the United States, operating approximately 20,000 bulletins, posters and digital billboard faces across key metro areas in the Southeast, Southwest and Midwest. Fairway provides strong customer service, outstanding creative support and a local focus to make outdoor advertising the medium of choice for its clients.

Location: Duncan, SC

Phone: 864.485.1899

Initial Investment: 01/16/2015

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Kevin Gleason

Kevin Gleason serves as President and CEO of Fairway Outdoor Advertising.