Eric Denlinger – AUTOVATE 2021

Eric Denlinger — Managing Director for Portico Capital

Eric is based in New York City and leads Portico Capital’s M&A and private equity capital raising advisory practice across several industry verticals within B2B Data, Analytics and Software, including Automotive.  He joined Portico in 2006 from Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Bank.

Over the past year, Eric has guided 16 transactions in the automotive retail space.

Notable transactions in automotive include the sale of ELead1One to CDK Global, vAuto to Cox/AutoTrader, acquisition of Autodata by Solera, the sales of OneCommand and DPS to CIP Capital to form Affinitiv, private equity recapitalizations of fusionZONE Automotive (Primus Capital) and DealerRater (Great Hill Partners), and the sale of Wolters Kluwer’s Indirect Lending Solutions business to Reynolds and Reynolds, among others. Eric received B.A. degrees in Economics and Computer Science at Duke University.