Antares Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Antares Capital has acquired 13 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Antares Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (10%) and internet software and services (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (57%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (16%). In total, Antares Capital has invested in 19 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Medallia for $6.4B.

In the last 3 years, Antares Capital has exited 11 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (42%). Antares Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Internet Pipeline for $1.6B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity92
    • M&A Buy Activity53
    • M&A Sell Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 40
  • M&A Advisors 2

Antares Capital

P.O. Box 330309,
Miami, Florida 33233
United States
(305) 894-2888
www.antarescapital.com
info@antarescapital.com

Antares Capital is a private investment group that targets growth capital financings as well as management buyout opportunities. The Firm focuses on investments based in the Southeast US and Texas. Prospective companies generally have proven business models, modest capital requirements for growth, and operate in large and growing markets. The Firm looks to commit $500k to $5 million per investment. Antares will not invest in real estate, mineral exploration, distributors, franchisees, or project financings. Antares was founded in 1993 and is based in Miami, Florida.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Restaurants, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: South US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 1 25
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 1 5
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 38 1 6 - 6 2 53
vol $414M $6.4B $6.8B
Sell (2.6/yr) # 26 2 2 3 3 3 39
vol $1.8B $1.6B $190M $3.6B
  92

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
VLS Recovery Services, Inc. 2022-07-18 - Secondary Sale
Houston, Texas · www.vlses.com
Quality Automotive Services LLC 2022-05-16 - Growth Capital
Charlotte, North Carolina
LSQ Group LLC 2022-04-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Orlando, Florida · www.lsq.com
Auto Air Export, Inc. 2022-03-31 - Secondary Buyout
Irving, Texas · www.omega-usa.com
West Star Aviation LLC 2022-03-02 - Secondary Buyout
East Alton, Illinois · www.weststaraviation.com
Racing Winning Brands, Inc. 2021-11-23 - Secondary Buyout
Mentor, Ohio · www.racewinningbrands.com
Agape Care Group 2021-10-19 - Divestiture
Spartanburg, South Carolina · www.agapecaregroup.com
Stanton Carpet Corp. 2021-10-04 - Secondary Buyout
Syosset, New York · www.stantoncarpet.com
AEM, Inc. 2021-09-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Diego, California · www.aem-usa.com
Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. 2021-08-31 - Secondary Buyout
Blaine, Minnesota · www.arrowheadepinc.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Medallia, Inc. 2021-07-26 Mindful 2022-07-11 4
San Francisco, California · www.medallia.com Akron, Ohio · www.getmindful.com
HMP Global 2007-08-20 Senior Care Marketing & Sales Summit 2022-02-03 10
Malvern, Pennsylvania · www.hmpglobal.com Yonkers, New York · www.seniorcaremarketingsummit.com
Benestar Brands 2019-08-05 4505 Meats, Inc. 2022-02-01 2
Chicago, Illinois · www.benestarbrands.com San Francisco, California · www.4505meats.com
AEM, Inc. 2021-09-13 Renaissance Electronics & Communications LLC 2022-02-01 1
San Diego, California · www.aem-usa.com Harvard, Massachusetts · www.rec-usa.com
Ascensus Specialties LLC 2021-07-07 Wychem Ltd. 2021-12-13 1
Bellevue, Washington · www.ascensusspecialties.com Suffolk, United Kingdom · www.wychem.com
Randall-Reilly LLC 2017-06-05 Informa's Asset Intelligence Business Unit 2021-12-01 5
Tuscaloosa, Alabama · www.randallreilly.com London, United Kingdom
Randall-Reilly LLC 2017-06-05 Trimble - Iron Solutions business 2021-06-16 4
Tuscaloosa, Alabama · www.randallreilly.com Sunnyvale, California
HMP Global 2007-08-20 C4 Recovery Foundation - Addiction Education Events 2021-01-29 9
Malvern, Pennsylvania · www.hmpglobal.com Algonquin, Illinois
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 William H. Connolly & Co. 2020-12-17 52
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com Montclair, New Jersey · www.whconnolly.com
SupplyOne, Inc. 2018-02-05 Riverside Paper Co., Inc. 2020-10-23 1
Devon, Pennsylvania · www.supplyone.com Miami, Florida · www.rpconline.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (10%) - 5 (9%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) 6.4B (100%) 4 (8%) 6.4B (94%)
Automotive 2 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Services 2 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (10%) - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology 3 (10%) - 3 (6%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (6%) -
Chemicals 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) 200M (3%)
Construction 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Products 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Environmental - - 2 (4%) -
Food 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Life Science - - 2 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (2%) 145M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) 69M (1%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Insurance 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Publishing 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Total 29 $6.4B 53 $6.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 28 (97%) 6.4B (100%) 52 (98%) 6.8B (100%)
  California 4 (14%) 6.4B (100%) 6 (11%) 6.4B (94%)
  Illinois 3 (10%) - 6 (11%) -
  Texas 3 (10%) - 5 (9%) -
  Ohio 1 (3%) - 5 (9%) -
  Florida 3 (10%) - 4 (8%) -
  Alabama 2 (7%) - 4 (8%) 69M (1%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
  North Carolina 2 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
  Minnesota - - 3 (6%) 145M (2%)
  Virginia 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  New York 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 2 (4%) -
  Washington 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) 200M (3%)
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
Canada 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 28 (97%) 6.4B (100%) 52 (98%) 6.8B (100%)
Cross-border 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 29 $6.4B 53 $6.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 17 (59%) - 30 (57%) 414M (6%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (7%) - 8 (15%) -
Growth Capital 3 (10%) - 5 (9%) -
Recapitalization 3 (10%) - 4 (8%) -
Divestiture 2 (7%) - 3 (6%) -
Consolidation 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (3%) 6.4B (100%) 1 (2%) 6.4B (94%)
Total 29 $6.4B 53 $6.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (36%) 296M (8%)
Trade Sale 9 (23%) 5M (< 1%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (21%) 3.3B (92%)
IPO 5 (13%) -
Merger 2 (5%) -
Unknown 1 (3%) -
Total 39 $3.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
K&L Gates LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $6.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $345M
< $100M 1 $69M
TOTAL $6.8B
Largest Medallia, Inc.
$6.4B (2021-07-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $766M
< $100M 2 $19M
TOTAL $3.6B
Largest Internet Pipeline, Inc.
$1.6B (2019-08-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
58%
31 (58%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
13 (33%)
Strategic(s)
41%
16 (41%)

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