Arcapita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

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

Arcapita’s most common sectors for investment are business services (14%) and manufacturing (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (61%) and secondary buyout (27%). In total, Arcapita has invested in 15 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired PODS Enterprises for $430M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (55%). 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 Activity70
    • M&A Buy Activity46
    • M&A Sell Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 42 - 1 2 - 1 46
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 23 1 - - - - 24
vol $3.8B $3.8B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Waste Harmonics LLC 2020-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Victor, New York · www.wasteharmonics.com
NuYu KSA 2018-10-15 - Growth Capital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · www.nuyu-ksa.com
MC Group 2018-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Mentor, Ohio · www.mcsign.com
NAS United Healthcare 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 Group, Inc. 2015-03-31 - Secondary Buyout
Tilton, New Hampshire · www.jjill.com
Freightliner Group Ltd. 2015-03-25 757M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.freightliner.co.uk
PODS Enterprises, Inc. 2014-12-22 - Secondary Buyout
Clearwater, Florida · www.pods.com
Tensar International Corp., Inc. 2014-07-10 400M USD Secondary Buyout
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.tensarcorp.com
Varel International Energy Services, Inc. 2014-02-10 740M USD Add-on Acquisition
Carrollton, Texas · www.varelintl.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
MC Group 2018-01-08 Icon Identity Solutions, Inc. 2019-09-05 3
Mentor, Ohio · www.mcsign.com Elk Grove Village, Illinois · www.iconid.com
MC Group 2018-01-08 Coastal Signage + Wayfinding 2019-03-19 2
Mentor, Ohio · www.mcsign.com Oceanside, California · www.coastalsigninc.com
MC Group 2018-01-08 Integra Service Group, Inc. 2018-01-22 1
Mentor, Ohio · www.mcsign.com Schenectady, New York · www.integra123.com
Idhasoft, Inc. 2007-11-01 Grey Matter India Technologies Pvt. Ltd 2011-08-01 2
Atlanta, Georgia Mumbai, India · www.greymatterindia.com
Idhasoft, Inc. 2007-11-01 Enterpulse, Inc. 2008-09-29 1
Atlanta, Georgia Decatur, Georgia

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (18%) - 6 (13%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 5 (11%) -
Retail 1 (6%) 90M (100%) 4 (9%) 165M (8%)
Healthcare Services 3 (18%) - 3 (7%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) 430M (20%)
Restaurants - - 2 (4%) 390M (18%)
Utilities - - 2 (4%) 377M (17%)
Communications - - 2 (4%) 42M (2%)
Machinery - - 2 (4%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) 385M (18%)
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (2%) 369M (17%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Infrastructure 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Insurance 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 $90M 46 $2.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (53%) 90M (100%) 30 (65%) 1.8B (83%)
  Georgia 2 (12%) - 9 (20%) 817M (38%)
  Tennessee 2 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
  Florida 1 (6%) 90M (100%) 2 (4%) 520M (24%)
  Texas - - 2 (4%) 369M (17%)
  Minnesota - - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (2%) 75M (3%)
  North Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 4 (9%) 377M (17%)
India 2 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
Saudi Arabia 2 (12%) - 2 (4%) -
Germany 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
China 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
France 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
United Arab Emirates 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Finland - - 1 (2%) -
Norway - - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 $90M 46 $2.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (59%) 90M (100%) 28 (61%) 897M (42%)
Secondary Buyout 6 (35%) - 12 (26%) 754M (35%)
Divestiture - - 3 (7%) 507M (23%)
Growth Capital 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 $90M 46 $2.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (33%) 2.0B (53%)
Secondary Sale 7 (29%) 1.0B (27%)
Trade Sale 7 (29%) 740M (20%)
Bankruptcy 1 (4%) -
IPO 1 (4%) -
Total 24 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $2.0B
< $100M 3 $207M
TOTAL $2.2B
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
PE Firm(s)
88%
23 88%
Strategic(s)
12%
3 12%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
35%
7 35%
Strategic(s)
65%
13 65%