Press Release

Ballard Spahr Represents Boathouse Capital Portfolio Company Ducker Holdings in Its Merger With Carlisle & Co.

April 4, 2022

Ballard Spahr represented global market research, consulting, and M&A advisory firm Ducker Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of Boathouse Capital, in the recent acquisition of Carlisle & Company.

The merger creates a new research and consulting business that will achieve meaningful international scale. With the backing of Boathouse Capital, it has set forth significant plans to invest further in teams, data-driven platforms and methodologies, and its consulting services portfolio to meet the growing needs of clients and dealmakers around the world.

Since 1961, Troy, Michigan-based Ducker Holdings LLC has delivered custom, industry-centric intelligence services to help corporations grow, drive value creation, and support private equity firms with M&A due diligence.

Founded in 1993, Concord, Massachusetts-based Carlisle & Company is an insights and strategy business that uses data-driven analysis to solve complex problems, optimize operations and supply chains, create value, and drive growth with a specialization in aftermarket automotive, heavy equipment/agriculture, and diversified, industrial sectors.

Boathouse Capital, founded in 2009 and based in Wayne, Pennsylvania, is a structured capital fund focused on providing bespoke capital solutions to high-growth and later-stage companies, primarily in software and software-as-a-service, tech-enabled services, and health care IT and related services.

Mergers and Acquisitions Partner Ryan J. Udell led the Ballard Spahr team, which included Business and Transactions Associates Adam J. Chelminiak and Shauna Pierson and Finance Associate Tegan Edwards.

For further information, please see the press release issued by Ducker Holdings.

For media inquiries, please contact Bill Shralow at 215.864.8195.

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