LongWater Opportunities Appoints Will Dobbs as New Partner

DALLAS, TEXAS – February 20, 2015 – LongWater Opportunities LLC is pleased to announce that Will Dobbs has joined the firm as a Partner in its Dallas office.  With the recent completion of LongWater’s successful first fund and its eye on the future, LongWater is focused on building a strong team, and the addition of Will brings a wealth of experience to LongWater.  Most recently, Will served as a Vice President with Insight Equity, an operations-focused middle market private equity firmed based in Southlake, TX.  Prior to Insight Equity, Will spent four years with Quad-C Management, a middle market private equity firm based in Charlottesville, VA. 

Along with assisting in the fundraising efforts for LongWater’s second equity fund, Will joins LongWater as a Partner to bolster the firm’s deal sourcing and execution efforts and actively manage the portfolio alongside its management team partners.

Jordan Bastable, a founding Partner for LongWater, comments “we view the appointment of Will as the third Partner in our firm as a sign of our commitment to being a leading company in our industry.  The growth of our firm demands skilled and ethical professionals, and we are very fortunate to find someone of Will’s caliber to fulfill this role.  We are confident that Will’s hiring is a key step in the continued success of this firm and are excited to bring him onto the team to Build Better Businesses.”


About LongWater

LongWater Opportunities is an operations-focused private equity firm located in Dallas, Texas and Fargo, North Dakota.  LongWater has proven success in the lower middle market and actively looks to invest in U.S. manufacturing businesses.  LongWater is committed to providing more than just capital — it is committed to building great American businesses.  By acquiring companies that are ready to take the next step in their evolution, LongWater can create maximum value through strong, hands-on partnerships with entrepreneurs and management teams.

To learn more about LongWater visit our website: www.longwateropportunities.com

Philip Lea