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TEAM’s Basement Doctor Platform Acquires Matthews Wall Anchor and Waterproofing

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Tecum Equity Alpha Management (“TEAM”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Matthews Wall Anchor and Waterproofing (“Matthews” or the “Company”).     Matthews will become part of TEAM’s Dry Acquisition LLC (dba The Basement Doctor) platform focused on water displacement management services business that include basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space encapsulation, and mold/sewage remediation focused on preserving home value, safety, and structural integrity.   Along with Matthews, the TEAM platform includes the brand Basement Doctor and NASH Distribution.  

Stephen Gurgovits, TEAM Managing Partner commented, “Our basement waterproofing, and foundation platform focus includes the absolute top-quality companies in the industry.   Matthews fits perfectly with that focus with over 30 years of experience in its service areas.    Matthews provides a 50-year warranty for its services, and this is a clear example of putting your money where your mouth is and showing its confidence in their talented employees, and their focus on providing the homeowner a first-class quality product.”   

Bud Norton, Matthews CEO and Owner noted, “When I made the decision to find the right partner for my business, I quickly found Tecum to check all the boxes.  They have experience in my space, and they demonstrate the word partnership in their actions.” In addition, Ben Ditson, COO and Owner observed, “Tecum demonstrated that they were not just investors, but experienced operators who will add value to my team to help the business grow.”  

About Tecum Capital

Tecum Capital Management, Inc. (“Tecum”) is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based private investment firm deploying capital in lower middle market companies. Tecum provides mezzanine debt and equity investments in growth-oriented middle market companies across many industries, including manufacturing, value-added distribution, and business services. Our team partners with independent sponsors, family offices, committed funds, business owners seeking succession plans, and management teams to create shared success. Tecum focuses on businesses with EBITDA greater than $3 million and will invest $5 million to $20 million in potential portfolio companies. Tecum manages two Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) licensed funds and is currently investing out of Tecum Capital Partners III, L.P, a $300 million fund launched in September 2021. Tecum also manages a separate equity control strategy via a multi-family office strategy under the same investment criteria called Tecum Equity Alpha Management (“TEAM”).  Since 2006, the team has collectively invested nearly $1 billion in over 135 platforms and add-on acquisitions.  For more information, please visit

About Matthews Wall Anchor and Waterproofing

Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services is committed to providing the absolute best service to each home and commercial structure we encounter because we understand just how important your home or business is to you. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and the use of cutting-edge industry technology. We will make sure your structure is safe, stable, and functional for many years to come. Our projects include industrial structures, commercial facilities, road prepping, gas well industry traffic control, residential foundation repair, waterproofing and so much more. For more information, please visit