Anatomy of an M&A deal: .decimal, ProKnow and Elekta
Rollins College (Galloway Room)
Kathleen W Rollins Hall, 3rd Floor
Located at center of Rollins Campus, facing common area
Winter Park, FL 32789 (View Map)
Richard Sweat – CEO, .decimal
Doug Starcher – Managing Partner,
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Richard Sweat was the sole investor and a Co-Founder of ProKnow, LLC, a cloud-based, big data analytics software platform used in radiation oncology. ProKnow was sold in August, 2019, to Elekta, the second largest radiation oncology company in the world. Richard now owns .decimal, an internet-based manufacturer of custom, patient-specific medical devices and treatment planning software used in radiation oncology. .decimal was founded in 1986 and holds 5 patents on both the automated, internet-based manufacturing process, as well as unique medical devices used in electron and proton therapy. To date, .decimal has manufactured nearly 400,000 devices for ~80,000 cancer patients.
Doug Starcher is the Managing Partner of the Orlando office of Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel. He is also team leader for the firm’s Florida Corporate/M&A practice. Doug has practiced corporate law in Orlando for over 30 years, primarily walking along side entrepreneurial clients through formation, capitalization, growth and exit. Doug views his role as M&A counsel as being an educator, protector and facilitator for clients who are about to enter the unknown for perhaps the most important transaction of their business lives.