Apollo Global Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Apollo Global Management has acquired 29 companies. It has also invested in 11 others.

Apollo Global Management’s most common sectors for investment areretail (7%) and financial services (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include going private (23%) and secondary buyout (21%). In total, Apollo Global Management has invested in 27 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Caesars Entertainment for $30.7B.

In the last 3 years, Apollo Global Management has exited 26 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (30%). Apollo Global Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Tech Data for $7.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity180
    • M&A Buy Activity120
    • M&A Sell Activity60
  • Total Sectors Invested 45
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 90
  • M&A Advisors 38

Apollo Global Management

9 West 57th Street, 43rd Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(212) 515-3200
www.agm.com

Apollo Global Management is a global alternative investment firm. The Firm segments its activity between private equity, capital markets, real estate, and publicly traded investment funds. Within private equity, Apollo targets traditional buyouts, distressed situations, as well as minority investments to help companies make acquisitions or fund other needs. Sectors of interest include chemicals, commodities, consumer/retail, distribution, transportation, financial services, business services, manufacturing, industrial, media/cable/leisure, packaging, and satellite/wireless. Apollo's geographic coverage spans Europe, North America, and Asia. Apollo manages publicly traded Apollo Investment Corporation, which provides equity and junior capital to middle-market companies, as well as Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Apollo Global Management was formed in 1990 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Gaming, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Machinery, Media, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (9.2/yr) # 74 6 10 5 19 6 120
vol $119.4B $5.6B $9.7B $18.8B $12.3B $165.9B
Sell (6.6/yr) # 28 7 8 4 8 6 61
vol $8.2B $2.6B $676M $970M $20.1B $2M $32.6B
  181

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Parallel Infrastructure 2022-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlotte, North Carolina
GI Alliance 2022-09-15 - Secondary Buyout
Dallas, Texas · www.gialliance.com
Qdoba Restaurant Corp. 2022-08-09 - Secondary Buyout
San Diego, California · www.qdoba.com
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. 2022-08-04 5.2B USD Going Private
Purchase, New York · www.atlasair.com
Direct ChassisLink, Inc. 2022-06-24 - Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.dcli.com
The Fresh Market, Inc. 2022-05-11 2M USD Add-on Acquisition
Greensboro, North Carolina · www.thefreshmarket.com
Tony’s Fresh Market 2022-04-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Itasca, Illinois · www.tonysfreshmarket.com
Carr & Duff, Inc. 2022-03-15 - Growth Capital
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania · www.carrduff.com
Tenneco, Inc. 2022-02-23 7.1B USD Going Private
Lake Forest, Illinois · www.tenneco.com
Novolex Holdings, Inc. 2022-02-14 - Secondary Buyout
Hartsville, South Carolina · www.novolex.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
CareerBuilder, Inc. 2017-06-20 Workterra LLC 2022-10-11 3
Chicago, Illinois · www.careerbuilder.com Pleasanton, California · www.workterra.com
EmployBridge, Inc. 2021-06-03 Bluecrew, Inc. 2022-10-04 2
Atlanta, Georgia · www.employbridge.com Chicago, Illinois · www.bluecrewjobs.com
Intrado Corp. 2017-05-09 Intrado - Safety Business 2022-09-16 6
Omaha, Nebraska · www.intrado.com Omaha, Nebraska
LifePoint Health, Inc. 2018-07-23 Springstone, Inc. 2022-08-29 4
Brentwood, Tennessee · www.lifepointhealth.net Louisville, Kentucky · www.springstone.com
Intrado Corp. 2017-05-09 Junction Networks, Inc. 2022-07-22 5
Omaha, Nebraska · www.intrado.com New York, New York · www.onsip.com
Cox Media Group, Inc. 2019-12-17 CoxReps 2022-07-13 3
Atlanta, Georgia · www.coxmediagroup.com New York, New York · www.coxreps.com
Cox Media Group, Inc. 2019-12-17 Gamut 2022-07-13 2
Atlanta, Georgia · www.coxmediagroup.com New York, New York · www.gamut.media
Intrado Corp. 2017-05-09 Flowroute, Inc. 2022-03-11 4
Omaha, Nebraska · www.intrado.com Seattle, Washington · www.flowroute.com
Showa Aluminum Can Corp. 2021-01-28 Universal Can Corp. 2021-11-25 2
Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan · www.unican.co.jp
Showa Aluminum Can Corp. 2021-01-28 Mitsubishi Aluminum - Aluminum Rolled & Extruded Products Business 2021-11-25 1
Tokyo, Japan Shizuoka, Japan

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 2 (3%) 5.0B (10%) 8 (7%) 29.5B (18%)
Financial Services 5 (8%) 1.3B (3%) 7 (6%) 1.3B (1%)
Business Services 4 (7%) - 6 (5%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (7%) - 6 (5%) -
Gaming 2 (3%) - 5 (4%) 30.7B (19%)
Healthcare Services 2 (3%) 5.6B (11%) 5 (4%) 5.6B (3%)
Insurance 4 (7%) - 5 (4%) 1.4B (1%)
Internet Software and Services 4 (7%) 12.8B (25%) 4 (3%) 12.8B (8%)
Chemicals 2 (3%) 1.0B (2%) 4 (3%) 6.6B (4%)
Consumer Products - - 4 (3%) 2.6B (2%)
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) 15.0B (9%)
Real Estate 2 (3%) 530M (1%) 3 (3%) 9.0B (5%)
Information Technology - - 3 (3%) 4.7B (3%)
Leisure 1 (2%) 1.1B (2%) 3 (3%) 4.0B (2%)
Packaging 2 (3%) - 3 (3%) 3.3B (2%)
Education 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) 2.5B (2%)
Media 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) 1.6B (1%)
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) 690M (< 1%)
Infrastructure 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Transportation 2 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
Communications 2 (3%) 7.5B (15%) 2 (2%) 7.5B (5%)
Automotive 2 (3%) 7.1B (14%) 2 (2%) 7.1B (4%)
Plastics - - 2 (2%) 2.3B (1%)
Restaurants - - 2 (2%) 1.3B (1%)
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) 975M (1%)
Construction 1 (2%) 338M (1%) 2 (2%) 338M (< 1%)
Building Materials - - 2 (2%) -
Forest Products 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Machinery - - 2 (2%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Staffing 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (1%) 5.4B (3%)
Aerospace 1 (2%) 5.2B (10%) 1 (1%) 5.2B (3%)
Semiconductors 1 (2%) 2.0B (4%) 1 (1%) 2.0B (1%)
Consumer Services 1 (2%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
Franchising - - 1 (1%) 1.0B (1%)
Airlines - - 1 (1%) -
Diversified 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (1%) -
Food - - 1 (1%) -
Life Science 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Software 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 59 $51.0B 120 $165.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 41 (69%) 48.2B (94%) 87 (73%) 157.4B (95%)
  Texas 8 (14%) 6.1B (12%) 14 (12%) 11.7B (7%)
  California 5 (8%) 8.0B (16%) 12 (10%) 13.8B (8%)
  Illinois 3 (5%) 7.1B (14%) 7 (6%) 13.6B (8%)
  Pennsylvania 4 (7%) - 6 (5%) 2.1B (1%)
  North Carolina 2 (3%) - 6 (5%) 1.4B (1%)
  New York 2 (3%) 5.2B (10%) 5 (4%) 7.7B (5%)
  Florida - - 4 (3%) 23.5B (14%)
  Ohio 2 (3%) 1.0B (2%) 3 (3%) 1.7B (1%)
  Tennessee 1 (2%) 5.6B (11%) 3 (3%) 5.6B (3%)
  Connecticut 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
  Washington 2 (3%) 1.6B (3%) 2 (2%) 1.6B (1%)
  Georgia 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Arizona 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Indiana 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) 2.3B (1%)
  Maryland 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 2 (2%) 32.9B (20%)
  Colorado - - 2 (2%) -
  Louisiana 1 (2%) 7.5B (15%) 1 (1%) 7.5B (5%)
  Nebraska 1 (2%) 5.1B (10%) 1 (1%) 5.1B (3%)
  Wisconsin 1 (2%) 1.0B (2%) 1 (1%) 1.0B (1%)
  Virginia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  South Carolina 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (1%) 17.4B (10%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) 8.5B (5%)
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 2 (3%) - 8 (7%) 1.4B (1%)
France 2 (3%) 530M (1%) 4 (3%) 3.9B (2%)
Italy 3 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
Bermuda 3 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
Netherlands 2 (3%) 2.0B (4%) 3 (3%) 2.0B (1%)
Canada 2 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
  Ontario 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (1%) -
Australia 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Switzerland - - 2 (2%) 975M (1%)
Slovenia 1 (2%) 282M (1%) 1 (1%) 282M (< 1%)
Estonia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Japan 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Spain - - 1 (1%) 68M (< 1%)
Domestic 41 (69%) 48.2B (94%) 87 (73%) 157.4B (95%)
Cross-border 18 (31%) 2.8B (6%) 33 (28%) 8.5B (5%)
Total 59 $51.0B 120 $165.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Going Private 12 (20%) 29.1B (57%) 27 (23%) 122.7B (74%)
Secondary Buyout 12 (20%) 1.0B (2%) 25 (21%) 5.7B (3%)
Divestiture 11 (19%) 15.0B (29%) 22 (18%) 28.4B (17%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (12%) 5.9B (12%) 14 (12%) 7.4B (5%)
Stake Purchase 7 (12%) - 10 (8%) -
Growth Capital 4 (7%) - 8 (7%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (2%) - 5 (4%) 690M (< 1%)
Acquisition Financing 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 2 (2%) -
Joint Venture 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
PIPE 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 59 $51.0B 120 $164.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 17 (28%) -
Secondary Sale 16 (26%) 7.2B (22%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (15%) 15.1B (46%)
Trade Sale 8 (13%) 3.0B (9%)
Merger 7 (11%) 7.2B (22%)
Bankruptcy 2 (3%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) 101M (< 1%)
SPAC 1 (2%) -
Total 61 $32.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
12
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
10
Citigroup Investment Banking
8
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
32
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
7
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
7

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 33 $159.1B
$100M to $1B 11 $6.7B
< $100M 1 $68M
TOTAL $165.9B
Largest Caesars Entertainment Corp. (old)
$30.7B (2008-01-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 8 $28.9B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.6B
< $100M 1 $2M
TOTAL $32.6B
Largest Tech Data Corporation
$7.2B (2021-03-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
28 (23%)
Strategic(s)
19%
23 (19%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
15 (25%)
Strategic(s)
41%
25 (41%)

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