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Since 2009, DC Capital Group has provided financial advisory and consulting services to domestic and international clients. Based in Lansdowne, Virginia, our partners find, structure, and manage unique asset and corporate investment opportunities to create high-value, cash-flowing transactions for high-net-worth individuals and family offices. 

Our advisors focus on infrastructure companies, asset-backed investments, and corporate special situations. Within these categories, we have specific expertise in telecom networks, data centers, energy, submarine cable, heavy construction vessels, and specialty real estate.

We prefer operationally intensive companies and assets where our hands-on expertise can create exceptional value. With more than 50 years of experience at companies such as The Carlyle Group, McKinsey & Co., Motorola, Global Switch, and Digital Realty, DC Capital Group brings a wealth of investment, industry, and management knowledge to the table.

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The DC Capital Group specializes in creating high value, cash flowing transactions for high net worth individuals and family offices that require creative entrepreneurs to find, structure, and manage unique asset and corporate investment opportunities.

The DC Capital Group brings a wide ranging depth of investment, industry, and management experience to each situation we encounter. The principals, Mark Lambourne and Jack Barker, have served as CEO, COO, and CFO of a variety of private and public companies and have been responsible for the following:

  • multiple equity and debt financings
  • rapid organic growth
  • a range of corporate and real estate acquisitions
  • value maximizing work-outs
  • profitable exits

Our clients rely on DC Capital Group when they have opportunities or issues that require high energy entrepreneurs to increase their cash flow, maximize their return, and minimize their risk.

Mark Lambourne

Mark Lambourne

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Mark Lambourne is a subject matter expert and brings to the company a wealth of experience in managing companies, property acquisition and development, and advisory services. Mr. Lambourne has practical experience in all aspects of the property industry, including capital-raising, acquisition, development, management, and technology in multiple market sectors.

Previously, he was the Eurpoean Managing Director for Digital Realty Trust (NYSF), where he was solely responsible over a two-year period for acquiring 1,200,000 square feet of existing data center assets and sites with development opportunities totalling in axcell of €200,000,000 in value in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, France, and The Netherlands.

Prior to this, Mr. Lambourne was CEO of ClearBlue Technologies (Bridgehouse Capital) and COO and Regional Director, Americas for Global Switch. Before joining Global Switch, he co-founded and was the Managing Director of ASI International, a global real estate technology firm serving the Fortune 2000.

Jack Barker

Jack Barker

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Jack Barker has over 30 years of experience in international business and consulting.  Mr. Barker’s broad-ranging career includes starting new offices and sector practices for McKinsey & Co. in South America and the U.S.  Mr. Barker has also been responsible for profit improvement, sales growth, regulatory affairs and turnaround management in a variety of consulting and operating positions for Fortune 500 clients and The Carlyle Group.  Mr. Barker has developed particular expertise in electric power, financial services, telecommunications, consumer products and heavy manufacturing.  Mr. Barker’s career also includes significant expatriate assignments in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, and Brazil.

Mr. Barker is currently a Managing Director of the DC Capital Group, which he co-founded with Mr. Lambourne in 2010 to focus on infrastructure companies, asset backed investments, international real estate and corporate special situations for high net worth individuals and family offices.  As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Barker also serves as Vice Chairman of SmartSenseCom, Inc., which is a technology start-up where he primarily focuses on building strategic relationships and financing the company’s growth.

 Prior to founding DC Capital group, Mr. Barker was a Principal of The Carlyle Group, and a Partner with McKinsey & Co. Inc.  At Carlyle, Mr. Barker started a new cellular telephone company in support of a related telecom transaction and co-led the team responsible for starting a new financial services investment fund.  During his tenure, Mr. Barker also led two portfolio company restructurings where he served as CFO and COO.

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