Alcentra Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Mezzanine Finance Firm Profile

Alcentra Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (10%) and environmental (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%). In total, Alcentra Capital has invested in 23 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1999 when it acquired Entertainment Publications for $345M.

In the last 3 years, Alcentra Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). Alcentra Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Security Networks for $483M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity90
    • M&A Buy Activity51
    • M&A Sell Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 49

Alcentra Capital Corporation

10 Hudson Yards, 41st Floor,
New York, New York 10001
United States
(310) 235-5900
www.alcentracapital.com
investorrelations@alcentra.com

Alcentra Capital Corporation is the direct investment arm of asset management firm Alcentra. Alcentra capital looks to provide equity and subordinated debt to middle-market companies throughout North America. The Firm looks to invest $5 to $15 million per transaction in profitable companies with $5 to $15 million of EBITDA. Sectors of interest include healthcare, government services, business services, and defense. Alcentra Capital Corporation was formerly known as BNY Mellon-Alcentra Mezzanine Partners. The Group was originally established in 1998 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Environmental, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Manufacturing, Media, Plastics, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 15
Investment Size 5 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 51 - - - - - 51
vol $750M $750M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 35 - 2 1 1 - 39
vol $2.4B $180M $256M $2.8B
  90

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Battery Solutions LLC 2022-03-09 - Trade Sale
Howell, Michigan · www.batterysolutions.com
Lugano Diamonds & Jewelry, Inc. 2021-09-07 256M USD Secondary Sale
Newport Beach, California · www.luganodiamonds.com
Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc. 2020-12-17 180M USD Trade Sale
Sugar Land, Texas · www.wholesomesweeteners.com
Water Cooler Group LLC 2020-02-13 - Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.mediastorm.biz
Advanced Health Media LLC 2018-05-31 - Trade Sale
Bridgewater, New Jersey · www.ahmdirect.com
Lectrus Corp. 2017-12-13 - Bankruptcy
Chattanooga, Tennessee · www.lectrus.com
My Alarm Center LLC 2017-07-19 - Secondary Buyout
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania · www.myalarmcenter.com
Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp. 2017-03-02 108M USD Trade Sale
Louisville, Kentucky · www.gmcw.com
Lugano Diamonds & Jewelry, Inc. 2016-11-03 - Growth Capital
Newport Beach, California · www.luganodiamonds.com
DBi Services, Inc. 2016-08-05 - Secondary Sale
Hazleton, Pennsylvania · www.dbiservices.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
GracoRoberts 2015-09-24 Graco Supply & Integrated Services, Inc. - Aircraft Sealant Repackaging Business 2017-06-02 1
Arlington, Texas · www.gracoroberts.com Ball Ground, Georgia

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 5 (10%) 35M (5%)
Consumer Products 1 (14%) - 4 (8%) 210M (28%)
Environmental 1 (14%) - 4 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (6%) 160M (21%)
Communications 1 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (6%) -
Media 1 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
Automotive - - 2 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (14%) - 2 (4%) -
Education 1 (14%) - 2 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (4%) -
Food - - 2 (4%) -
Packaging - - 2 (4%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (4%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) 345M (46%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials 1 (14%) - 1 (2%) -
Defense - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Total 7 - 51 $750M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) - 50 (98%) 750M (100%)
  New York 1 (14%) - 7 (14%) -
  California 1 (14%) - 6 (12%) 210M (28%)
  Texas 1 (14%) - 5 (10%) -
  Florida 1 (14%) - 5 (10%) -
  Virginia 1 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (4%) 345M (46%)
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (4%) 35M (5%)
  New Jersey - - 2 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (4%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (4%) -
  Alabama - - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (14%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (14%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) 160M (21%)
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (2%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 7 (100%) - 50 (98%) 750M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (2%) -
Total 7 - 51 $750M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (29%) - 16 (31%) 35M (5%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (29%) - 12 (24%) 210M (28%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (29%) - 9 (18%) -
Stake Purchase - - 4 (8%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (6%) 505M (67%)
Consolidation - - 3 (6%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (4%) -
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE 1 (14%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 7 - 51 $750M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 12 (31%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (23%) 1.3B (52%)
Trade Sale 9 (23%) 673M (27%)
Secondary Sale 8 (21%) 514M (21%)
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
Total 39 $2.5B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $715M
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $750M
Largest Entertainment Publications, Inc.
$345M (1999-09-14)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 11 $2.8B
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest Security Networks LLC
$483M (2013-08-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
10 (20%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
21%
8 (21%)
Strategic(s)
46%
18 (46%)

FAQ

When was Alcentra Capital Corporation founded?

Alcentra Capital Corporation was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Alcentra Capital Corporation?

Alcentra Capital Corporation is a mezzanine finance firm.

Where is Alcentra Capital Corporation headquartered?

Alcentra Capital Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Alcentra Capital Corporation have under management?

Alcentra Capital Corporation has 540M USD under management.

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