Los Angeles-based private investment firm Revolution Capital Group has acquired Dove Professional
Apparel, a San Diego-based manufacturer of medical uniforms for the healthcare and educational
markets. Founded in 1985, Dove is the largest company in that sector, working with more than 250
nursing school programs. Revolution Capital Group’s Managing Director and Head of Operations Rick
Bigelow will head Dove’s management team and serve as COO.
“Dove has been extremely successful in this difficult economy and has sustained a strong
growth rate while maintaining a superior level of service to its existing customer base,” said Ivan
Ivankovich, CFO, Revolution Capital Group.
“We will aggressively look to grow the business organically as well as through acquisition,”
said Cyrus Nikou, founding partner, Revolution Capital Group. “They have done a great job here of
establishing brand equity, superior quality products and a well diversified customer base. We are
excited about taking this business to the next level.”
December 22, 2009