Anvil Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Anvil Capital has acquired 2 companies.

Anvil Capital’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (38%) and energy services and equipment (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (50%) and growth capital (38%). In total, Anvil Capital has invested in 5 US states.

In the last 3 years, Anvil Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Anvil Capital LLC

101 Federal Street, Suite 1900,
Boston, Massachusetts 02109
United States,
(617)371-2920
www.anvilcap.com
bgiess@anvilcap.com

Anvil Capital LLC is a private investment firm that seeks equity investments in established, privately held businesses. The Firm pursues companies with revenues of $5 to $20 million and EBITDA between $1 and $3 million. Anvil looks for businesses with significant organic and acquisition growth opportunities. Funds are generally used to support generational transitions of family businesses, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, and corporate divestitures. Anvil avoids investing in companies that are turnarounds, early stage, or operate in the industries of high technology, real estate, and healthcare. Anvil Capital was formed in 2002 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Publishing, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 20
Target EBITDA 1 4
Investment Size - -
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) # 5 - 1 - 1 - 7
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Leahy Landscaping, Inc. 2019-07-01 - Recapitalization
Lynn, Massachusetts · www.leahylandscaping.com
Generator Holding Corp. 2018-04-16 - Secondary Buyout
Bay Shore, New York · www.genserveinc.com
Atlas Devices LLC 2017-09-14 - Recapitalization
Boston, Massachusetts · www.atlasdevices.com
Precision Manufacturing Group LLC 2015-10-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Cedar Grove, New Jersey · www.servometer.com
Air Temp Mechanical Services, Inc. 2015-10-07 - Growth Capital
Southington, Connecticut · www.ctairtemp.com
Enefco International, Inc. 2011-06-17 - Growth Capital
Auburn, Maine · www.enefco.com
Generator Holding Corp. 2011-02-17 - Recapitalization
Bay Shore, New York · www.genserveinc.com
Generator Holding Corp. 2009-01-15 - Growth Capital
Bay Shore, New York · www.genserveinc.com
Shipmates/Printmates Holding Corp. (dba Velocity Print Solutions) 2006-09-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Scotia, New York · www.velocityprint.com
Precision Manufacturing Group LLC 2006-04-01 - Recapitalization
Cedar Grove, New Jersey · www.servometer.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Leahy Landscaping, Inc. 2019-07-01 Fowler Landscaping 2019-09-16 1
Lynn, Massachusetts · www.leahylandscaping.com Swampscott, Massachusetts · www.fowlerlandscapingco.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 2 (50%) - 3 (38%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (25%) -
Business Services 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
Consumer Services 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
Publishing - - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 8 (100%) -
  New York - - 3 (38%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (50%) - 2 (25%) -
  Maine 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  Connecticut 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 2 (50%) - 4 (50%) -
Growth Capital 2 (50%) - 3 (38%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Recapitalization 1 (33%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%