Alcentra Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Alcentra Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (8%) and environmental (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (31%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Alcentra Capital has invested in 25 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 3 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 Activity88
    • M&A Buy Activity52
    • M&A Sell Activity36
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 50

Alcentra Capital Corporation

200 Park Avenue, 7th Floor,
New York, New York 10166
United States
(212) 922-8240
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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 50 1 1 - - - 52
vol $750M $750M
Sell (1.4/yr) # 29 3 2 1 - 1 36
vol $2.3B $108M $2.4B
  88

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 E.V. Roberts 2019-04-09 1
Arlington, Texas · www.gracoroberts.com Carson, California · www.evroberts.com
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
Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc. 2012-04-19 TruSweets LLC 2015-12-01 1
Sugar Land, Texas · www.wholesomesweeteners.com Wheeling, Illinois · www.trusweets.com
Nudo Products, Inc. 2008-04-23 High Standard, Inc. 2013-12-11 1
Springfield, Illinois · www.nudo.com Jaffrey, New Hampshire · www.hsipanels.com
Southern Technical Institute LLC 2012-11-09 Florida Medical Prep LLC 2013-04-09 1
Orlando, Florida · www.southerntech.edu Pinellas Park, Florida

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 4 (8%) -
Environmental 3 (20%) - 4 (8%) -
Consumer Products 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) 210M (28%)
Manufacturing - - 3 (6%) 160M (21%)
Communications 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
Distribution 2 (13%) - 3 (6%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (6%) -
Media 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
Automotive - - 2 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Food 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Safety/Security 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) 345M (46%)
Infrastructure - - 1 (2%) 35M (5%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Defense - - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 52 $750M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (100%) - 51 (98%) 750M (100%)
  New York 1 (7%) - 7 (13%) -
  Texas 3 (20%) - 5 (10%) -
  Florida 2 (13%) - 5 (10%) -
  California 1 (7%) - 5 (10%) 210M (28%)
  Virginia 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
  Michigan 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) 345M (46%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) 35M (5%)
  Alabama 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (4%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) 160M (21%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (2%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (2%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 15 (100%) - 51 (98%) 750M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 52 $750M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (27%) - 16 (31%) 35M (5%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (27%) - 13 (25%) 210M (28%)
Secondary Buyout 4 (27%) - 9 (17%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 4 (8%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (6%) 505M (67%)
Consolidation - - 3 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 52 $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
PE Firm(s)
85%
17 85%
Strategic(s)
15%
3 15%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
8 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
16 67%

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