Alcentra Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Alcentra Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (8%) and consumer products (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 24 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 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). 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 Activity87
    • M&A Buy Activity51
    • M&A Sell Activity36
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 50

Alcentra Capital Corporation

10 Hudson Yards, 41st Floor,
New York, New York 10001
United States
(310) 235-5900
www.alcentracapital.com
investorrelationsbdc@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: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Manufacturing, 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 50 1 - - - - 51
vol $750M $750M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 32 2 1 - 1 - 36
vol $2.3B $108M $2.4B
  87

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Water Cooler Group LLC 2020-02-13 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.mediastorm.biz
Advanced Health Media LLC 2018-05-31 - Add-on Acquisition
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 Add-on Acquisition
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 Buyout
Hazleton, Pennsylvania · www.dbiservices.com
City Carting Holding Co., Inc. 2016-06-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Stamford, Connecticut · www.citycarting.net
Dentistry for Children P.C. 2016-01-01 - Unknown
South Weymouth, Massachusetts · www.dentistry4children.com
Net Access LLC 2015-11-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Cedar Knolls, New Jersey · www.nac.net
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
Consumer Products 2 (15%) - 4 (8%) 210M (28%)
Business Services - - 4 (8%) -
Environmental 2 (15%) - 4 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (6%) 160M (21%)
Communications 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (6%) -
Media 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Automotive - - 2 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Safety/Security 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) 345M (46%)
Infrastructure - - 1 (2%) 35M (5%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Defense - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Total 13 - 51 $750M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (100%) - 50 (98%) 750M (100%)
  New York 1 (8%) - 7 (14%) -
  Texas 3 (23%) - 5 (10%) -
  California 1 (8%) - 5 (10%) 210M (28%)
  Florida 1 (8%) - 5 (10%) -
  Virginia 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
  Michigan 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) 345M (46%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) 35M (5%)
  Alabama 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (4%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) 160M (21%)
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (2%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 13 (100%) - 50 (98%) 750M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (2%) -
Total 13 - 51 $750M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (31%) - 16 (31%) 35M (5%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (23%) - 12 (24%) 210M (28%)
Secondary Buyout 3 (23%) - 9 (18%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (8%) - 4 (8%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (6%) 505M (67%)
Consolidation - - 3 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 13 - 51 $750M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 12 (33%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (22%) 1.1B (54%)
Trade Sale 8 (22%) 673M (33%)
Secondary Sale 7 (19%) 258M (13%)
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
Total 36 $2.0B

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 9 $2.4B
TOTAL $2.4B
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)
19%
7 (19%)
Strategic(s)
44%
16 (44%)

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