More about our History

When Joe Decosimo (who remains an advisory board member of DCF) started the Decosimo CPA firm, it was with the goal of empowering and enabling business owners and entrepreneurs. In that spirit, Tom and Paul created Decosimo Corporate Finance 30 years ago in order to assist these same clients and many others in maximizing the value of the companies they built. Since then, Decosimo Corporate Finance has been providing essential financial advisory services to business owners from a wide range of industries including: sell-side and buy-side advisory services, debt and equity capital sourcing, business valuation, and fairness opinions. Whether the assignment involves providing services for selling, buying, or financing, Decosimo Corporate Finance’s trusted reputation, significant experience, and key connections made during three decades of operation help middle market companies maximize their value.

Although Decosimo Corporate Finance is no longer part of the Decosimo CPA Firm, we are excited to carry on the legacy that Joe Decosimo started, and endeavor to provide the highest level of service that you have come to expect from Decosimo.

In 2009 Tom and Paul created DCF, LLC as a broker/dealer, member of FINRA,SIPC. Within a couple years DCF was approached by other CPA firms and independent investment bankers wishing to affiliate and be licensed through DCF. DCF accommodated these groups and realized there was great mutual benefit in DCF having a national network of affiliates.

We hope that you will be in touch if there’s any way we can help you, your business, or your clients with investment banking services. Our team is growing, and our success continues to be noticed across the nation. Thank you for visiting our website, we encourage you to look around to see what we’ve been doing lately, and encourage you to contact us if there’s any way Decosimo Corporate Finance can assist you.


Our clients concentrate on maximizing their value by doing what they do best: running their businesses. We seek to maximize our clients’ value by doing what we do best: conducting our disciplined sell-side process. Our process is comprehensive, minimizes disruption to our client’s daily operations, and is designed to maintain confidentiality and maximize value.


Our full range of buy-side advisory include acquisition searches, valuation analysis, due diligence, and M&A financing. We bring our experience of over 40 years and $17 billion of transactions to each assignment.

DCF provides transaction advisory services to small and large middle market companies and their owners. We serve companies with sales from $10 million to over $500 million and enterprise values from $5 million to over $500 million.

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DCF, LLC, 819 Broad Street,
Chattanooga, TN, 37402
T: 423-266-4000

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