Press Release
July 7, 2023

Holland & Knight Represents Lightwave Dental in Majority Investment by Lindsay Goldberg

NASHVILLE (July 7, 2023) – Holland & Knight advised Lightwave Dental in a majority investment by affiliates of private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg in partnership with Lightwave Founder and CEO Justin Jory. The deal was announced July 5, 2023.

Headquartered in Woodbridge, Virginia, Lightwave Dental is a leading management services partner for high-quality dentists in the mid-Atlantic region. The high-growth company is building the group model for the future of dentistry as the industry's first Dental Leadership Organization.

The deal will allow Lightwave Dental to continue to build the platform of choice for entrepreneurial dentists and their support teams so they can continue to provide the highest quality patient care in their communities.

Headquartered in New York, Lindsay Goldberg focuses on partnering with families, founders and management teams seeking to actively build their business.

Holland & Knight's representation of Lightwave Dental was led by Partner Eric Scalzo. He was assisted by Partners Beth Pitman, Mark Peters, Ashleigh VanLandingham, Leigh Griffith and Julian Bibb, Senior Counsel Erin Phillips Hughes and Associates Morgan Ivey, Sam Jacobs, Amber Maynard, Andrew Montgomery and Nina Wall.

More information on the transaction can be found here.

With the largest healthcare practice in the country, Holland & Knight is a leading law firm for dental service organizations (DSOs), dental groups and their investors. Firm attorneys understand the unique challenges faced by industry participants in every state and have offered a practical approach to the day-to-day business challenges of successful DSOs and practices.

Holland & Knight regularly ranks among the leading M&A and private equity law firms in reputable, benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg and Refinitiv. Through the first half of 2023, the firm ranked among the top 5 most active law firms in the U.S. and globally for its work in the space. Holland & Knight's corporate practice is recognized as a national first-tier firm in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Corporate Law and M&A Law in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide. Through the HK Deal Flow® program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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