Arcapita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Arcapita has acquired 3 companies.

Arcapita’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (15%) and manufacturing (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (60%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, Arcapita has invested in 15 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 3 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 Activity80
    • M&A Buy Activity47
    • M&A Sell Activity33
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 9

Arcapita

Arcapita Group Holdings Limited

Arcapita Building: 551, Road: 4612, Block: 346, Bahrain Bay, Manama Sea Front, Kingdom of Bahrain.,
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, Nordic, 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 43 1 1 1 1 - 47
vol $2.2B $120M $2.3B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 29 1 1 - 2 - 33
vol $3.8B $3.8B
  80

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Clemson Lofts 2023-09-13 - Trade Sale
Clemson, South Carolina · www.clemsonlofts.com
Dataflow Verification Services Ltd. 2023-09-04 - Secondary Buyout
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.dataflowgroup.com
Waste Harmonics LLC 2023-06-16 - Secondary Sale
Victor, New York · www.wasteharmonics.com
Nationwide Property & Appraisal Services LLC 2022-01-31 - Secondary Buyout
Voorhees, New Jersey · www.nationwideamc.com
Stratus Unlimited 2021-07-07 - Secondary Sale
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (67%) - 7 (15%) -
Retail - - 4 (9%) 165M (7%)
Manufacturing - - 4 (9%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (6%) -
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 (2%) 120M (5%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 3 - 47 $2.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (33%) - 32 (68%) 1.9B (83%)
  Georgia - - 10 (21%) 817M (36%)
  New York - - 3 (6%) -
  Tennessee - - 3 (6%) -
  Florida - - 2 (4%) 520M (23%)
  Texas - - 2 (4%) 369M (16%)
  South Carolina - - 2 (4%) 120M (5%)
  Minnesota - - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey 1 (33%) - 1 (2%) -
  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%) -
United Arab Emirates 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%) -
Total 3 - 47 $2.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 28 (60%) 1.0B (45%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (67%) - 14 (30%) 754M (33%)
Divestiture - - 3 (6%) 507M (22%)
Growth Capital 1 (33%) - 2 (4%) -
Total 3 - 47 $2.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (27%) 2.0B (53%)
Secondary Sale 9 (27%) 1.0B (27%)
Trade Sale 8 (24%) 740M (20%)
Unknown 4 (12%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Total 33 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
King & Spalding LLP
1
White & Case
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)
28%
13 (28%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
27%
9 (27%)
Strategic(s)
52%
17 (52%)

FAQ

When was Arcapita founded?

Arcapita was founded in 1997.

What type of investor is Arcapita?

Arcapita is an asset manager.

Where is Arcapita headquartered?

Arcapita is headquartered in Manama, Bahrain.

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