ARGENT IS A COMPANY 100 YEARS YOUNG
A company proud of its history and heritage, Argent has spent over a century evolving into the closely held private equity firm it's recognized as today. Family-owned and operated since the beginning, Argent is a diversified holding company which invests intelligently and strategically based on united principles, values and core competencies.
Argent is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA and recognizes and creates value in operating companies through dedicated, patient and collaborative financial and operational management. The Smith and McNeal families, who are also cousins, own and operate companies in a variety of industries including commercial real-estate, real-estate development, design and manufacturing, investment advisory and food industries.