MB  Best Associates


     Office Locations:

2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-438-4102



  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Best Associates is a privately owned merchant banking institution headquartered in Dallas, with related activities throughout the United States and abroad. The firm provides capital to growth-oriented businesses, initiates start-ups and makes acquisitions in targeted industry segments. The firm's activities include originating and structuring transactions; direct investment; and recruiting, supporting and advising the management of associated entities. Best Associates focuses on the education, healthcare, real estate, energy, and specialty foods industries.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Randy Best Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      New England College of Finance
        web link

      Whitney International University
        web link


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