About Us

Del Lingco International Mergers and Acquisitions specializes in selling privately held companies with annual sales up to $100 million.

Del Lingco International M&A has successfully completed thousands of business transfers offering expertise in the sale and valuation of mid-sized privately held companies. We translate the complex technical and legal aspects of business valuation and economic analysis into documentation that is understandable and defensible. The decision to sell is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Del Lingco advisors are well-seasoned and have managed business sales across all industry types. We will prepare your business for sale, structure it properly, find the right buyer and maintain confidentiality throughout the entire process. This confidential and discreet M&A process involves target screening, helping identify potential qualified buyers, encompassing options to diversify or increase market differentiation. You can rest assured that every step to your financial independence will be treated confidentially, professionally and courteously. We too are entrepreneurs and will do everything in our power to ensure your success!

Dominick Caravella, III, President of Del Lingco M&A is a 5th generation native Houstonian, a noted and experienced business broker, a former radio and television business commentator, and a magazine publisher.

Licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission in the mid-1970s, Dominick became an independent business broker specializing in the sale of small, Houston-based businesses.  Today, Dominick is the sole owner of what is now called Del Lingco International and he has been the top producer every year he has been associated with Del Lingco International Mergers and Acquisitions since 1981.

In 1986, Dominick became the host of a local radio show on KSEV called THE HOUSTON BUSINESS SHOW. In 1990, he founded and became Publisher of DBA Magazine, a local business magazine celebrating entrepreneurship. In 1991, DBA-TV debuted as HOUSTON’S BUSINESS SOURCE on KHOU-TV Channel 11 in Houston and Dominick served as Host and Executive Producer. In 1994 he founded, produced, and hosted The Visitors Channel, an in-room Hotel channel playing an award-winning show titled HOUSTON. THE REAL TEXAS. The show continues to play in most local hotels and highlights Houston area attractions.
After selling his interest in these companies, Dominick founded Business News Network to produce and license business programming to television stations around the country, BNN continues to produce TV commercials, corporate videos, and other productions. He continues as the sole shareholder of BNN.

Because of his extensive background and his entrepreneurial endeavors as well as his 40+ years of experience as one of Houston’s leading M&A Advisors, Dominick is uniquely qualified to help business buyers and sellers reach their goals. He now serves in a full-time capacity as President and active advisors with Del Lingco International Mergers and Acquisitions.

Certifications

  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker
  • Registered by the Texas State Securities Board
  • Board Certified Broker, BCB
  • Business Certified Appraiser, BCA
  • Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser, CMEA
  • Senior Business Analyst, ISBA
  • 40+ year Veteran Business Broker
  • Past State President of Texas Association of Business Brokers, TABB
  • Dominick Caravella is the Tenth Term and Immediate Past President of the Houston Chapter of Texas Association of Business Brokers, TABB