Arcapita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

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

Arcapita’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and retail (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (63%) and secondary buyout (27%). In total, Arcapita has invested in 14 US states and 11 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired PODS Enterprises for $430M.

In the last 3 years, Arcapita has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (49%). Arcapita’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Freightliner Group for $757M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity76
    • M&A Buy Activity45
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26
  • M&A Advisors 9

Arcapita

P.O. Box 1357,
Manama,
Bahrain
+973 17 218333
www.arcapita.com

Arcapita is a private investment firm with separate investment disciplines spanning venture capital, corporate investment, real estate, and asset-based investments. Arcapita's Corporate Investment practice looks to acquire controlling interests in established companies valued between $50 million and $500 million. Sectors of interest include consumer products/services, healthcare, energy, technology, and manufacturing. Arcapita's infrastructure team looks to invest $50 to $300 million in energy, water, and transportation assets. The Firm will consider opportunities around the globe; including the United States, Latin America, Russia, China, Europe, Middle-East, and India. Arcapita was formed 1997 and has offices in Manama, Bahrain; Atlanta, Georgia; London; and Singapore.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Infrastructure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware, Transportation, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India, Latin/South America, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 300
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 40 1 2 - 1 1 45
vol $2.2B $120M $2.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 29 - - - 1 1 31
vol $3.8B $3.8B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stratus Unlimited 2021-07-07 - Secondary Buyout
Mentor, Ohio · www.stratusunlimited.com
Clemson Lofts 2021-02-01 120M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Clemson, South Carolina · www.clemsonlofts.com
NAS Neuron Health Services LLC 2020-08-17 - Unknown
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates · www.nas.ae
Waste Harmonics LLC 2020-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Victor, New York · www.wasteharmonics.com
NuYu Fitness 2018-10-15 - Growth Capital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · www.nuyu-ksa.com
Stratus Unlimited 2018-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Mentor, Ohio · www.stratusunlimited.com
NAS Neuron Health Services LLC 2017-10-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates · www.nas.ae
Viridian Group Plc 2016-03-29 - Secondary Buyout
Belfast, United Kingdom · www.viridiangroup.co.uk
J.Jill, Inc. 2015-03-31 - Secondary Buyout
Quincy, Massachusetts · www.jjill.com
Freightliner Group Ltd. 2015-03-25 757M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.freightliner.co.uk
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Waste Harmonics LLC 2020-01-13 Contelligent 2021-08-10 2
Victor, New York · www.wasteharmonics.com Chicago, Illinois · www.contelligent.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 5 (11%) -
Retail - - 4 (9%) 165M (7%)
Manufacturing - - 4 (9%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (7%) -
Consumer Services 1 (33%) - 2 (4%) 430M (19%)
Restaurants - - 2 (4%) 390M (17%)
Utilities - - 2 (4%) 377M (17%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (4%) 369M (16%)
Communications - - 2 (4%) 42M (2%)
Building Materials - - 2 (4%) -
Machinery - - 2 (4%) -
Renewable Energy - - 2 (4%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) 385M (17%)
Real Estate 1 (33%) 120M (100%) 1 (2%) 120M (5%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (33%) - 1 (2%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 3 $120M 45 $2.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (67%) 120M (100%) 31 (69%) 1.9B (83%)
  Georgia - - 10 (22%) 817M (36%)
  New York 1 (33%) - 3 (7%) -
  Tennessee - - 3 (7%) -
  South Carolina 1 (33%) 120M (100%) 2 (4%) 120M (5%)
  Florida - - 2 (4%) 520M (23%)
  Texas - - 2 (4%) 369M (16%)
  Minnesota - - 2 (4%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) 75M (3%)
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 4 (9%) 377M (17%)
Saudi Arabia 1 (33%) - 2 (4%) -
China - - 1 (2%) -
France - - 1 (2%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
India - - 1 (2%) -
Finland - - 1 (2%) -
Norway - - 1 (2%) -
Singapore - - 1 (2%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (2%) -
Total 3 $120M 45 $2.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) 120M (100%) 28 (62%) 1.0B (45%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (33%) - 12 (27%) 754M (33%)
Divestiture - - 3 (7%) 507M (22%)
Growth Capital 1 (33%) - 2 (4%) -
Total 3 $120M 45 $2.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (29%) 2.0B (53%)
Secondary Sale 8 (26%) 1.0B (27%)
Trade Sale 7 (23%) 740M (20%)
Unknown 4 (13%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Total 31 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
King & Spalding LLP
1
White & Case LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.1B
< $100M 3 $207M
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest PODS Enterprises, Inc.
$430M (2007-12-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $3.8B
TOTAL $3.8B
Largest Freightliner Group Ltd.
$757M (2015-03-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
11 (24%)
Strategic(s)
7%
3 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
8 (26%)
Strategic(s)
48%
15 (48%)

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