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1930: The Ongoing DSO Evolution Pt. 1

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On today’s two-part episode, Mark sits down with Brannon Moncrief, CEO of McLerran & Associates, for an insightful discussion on the evolution and current state of Dental Service Organizations (DSOs). They delve into how DSOs have transformed over the past two decades and what the current wave of DSO consolidation means for the industry. The conversation also touches on the often overlooked factors that lead to failed recapitalizations within DSOs, such as operational sustainability challenges.

Brannon and Mark examine the effects of the shifting economic landscape, highlighting the influence of rising interest rates on private equity investments in DSOs and their return expectations. Moreover, they underscore the criticality of choosing an appropriate DSO partner. They emphasize the significance of deal structure, equity options, and the operational history of the DSO and its financial backers, offering invaluable insights for anyone looking to navigate this complex sector.

If you’re looking to deepen your understanding of DSOs, their financial intricacies, and how to strategically align with or invest in them, be sure to tune in to this episode. And don’t miss out on the second part of the series for more in-depth analysis and expert advice from Brannon Moncrief.

For those eager to learn more and take the next step in optimizing their dental practice’s potential, reach out to McLerran & Associates for personalized guidance and strategies tailored to your unique situation.