Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:

April 2021
The Smilist Management, Inc.
Financing for its Affiliation with Encore Dental
Baird served as the exclusive debt advisor to The Smilist Management, Inc. on this transaction

The Smilist Management, Inc. (“The Smilist” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Zenyth Partners, LP (“Zenyth”), recently completed a secured debt financing (the “Financing”) in support of its affiliation with Encore Dental. The Financing consisted of a senior secured term loan, delayed draw term loan and revolving credit facility.

Founded in 2014, The Smilist is a leading Dental Support Organization with 34 offices and over 500 employees throughout the New York Metro area. The Company has 170+ total providers, including 90+ dentists and specialists. The Smilist is headquartered in New York, NewYork.

Founded in 2016, Zenyth is a middle-market private equity firm specializing in healthcare services businesses. The team of four investment professionals has extensive experience within healthcare and private equity and is focused on making long-term investments in quality healthcare investments. Zenyth is headquartered in Great Neck, New York.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Anne-Marie Peterson +1-646-557-2334
Jason Porter +1-704-553-6621
Alfredo Bequillard +1-312-609-6902
Chris Weaver +1-312-609-7047