Brown & Settle

Configure Partners Advises GHK Capital Partners on its Recapitalization of Brown & Settle


Atlanta, GA — Configure Partners, LLC (“Configure”), a leading middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce its role as financing advisor and investment banker to Brown & Settle, Inc. (“B&S”), a portfolio company of GHK Capital Partners LP (“GHK”), in securing committed debt capital to support its recapitalization. Founded in 2003, Brown & Settle is the leading provider of large-parcel site development services, primarily to the data center market, in the Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Greater Washington, D.C. areas. GHK acquired a controlling stake of B&S from its founders in 2019.

“The recapitalization represents an exceptional outcome for B&S, GHK and its investors,” said Ben Stolbach, Partner at GHK. “Configure was able to deliver a solution that exceeded our expectations on a tight timeline.”

James Bardenwerper, Vice President at Configure commented, “The partnership between GHK and B&S has been a win-win and we are excited to have played a role in this recapitalization. We look forward to the continued success of both firms.”


About GHK Capital Partners LP (

GHK Capital Partners LP, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a private equity firm pursuing investments in the industrials sector. GHK partners with experienced and capable management teams that can benefit from additional resources and strategic support brought by GHK to drive transformational earnings growth and investment returns.

About Configure Partners (

Configure Partners is a preeminent credit-oriented middle-market advisory based in Atlanta. The firm provides investment banking and financial advisory services surrounding credit and creditor’s rights, providing actionable advice and results-oriented execution. Configure’s Debt Placement practice designs bespoke financing solutions for borrowers to support leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, refinancings, and dividend recaps, among other strategic objectives. The firm’s Credit Resolutions practice is the trusted advisor to lenders and their borrowers when confronting business, liquidity, or capital structure challenges. Securities transactions offered through affiliated broker-dealer Configure Partners Securities.

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