ArcLight Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, ArcLight Capital Partners has acquired 4 companies.

ArcLight Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are energy services and equipment (45%) and oil/gas exploration (23%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (59%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (26%). In total, ArcLight Capital Partners has invested in 23 US states and 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired American Electric Power - Four Competitive Power Plants for $2.2B.

In the last 3 years, ArcLight Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (31%). ArcLight Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Bayonne Energy Center for $720M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity116
    • M&A Buy Activity93
    • M&A Sell Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 8

ArcLight Capital Partners LLC

200 Clarendon Street, 55th Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02117
United States
(617) 531-6300
www.arclightcapital.com
info@arclightcapital.com

ArcLight Capital Partners is private equity firm that invests in energy assets and businesses. Specific areas of interest include power generation; oil, natural gas, coal extraction and production; midstream gathering, processing, storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal; energy transportation; and energy distribution companies. ArcLight's geographic coverage includes opportunities across North America, Western Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. ArcLight was formed in 2001 and has offices in Boston and Luxembourg.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Infrastructure, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Australia/New Zealand

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 86 3 - 1 2 1 93
vol $1.2B $2.5B $1.1B $332M $5.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 20 - - 2 1 - 23
vol $1.2B $1.2B
  116

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Griffith Energy Services, Inc. 2020-02-26 - Divestiture
Columbia, Maryland · www.griffithoil.com
Republic Midstream, LLC 2019-03-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Dover, Delaware
American Midstream Partners LP 2019-03-18 - Going Private
Denver, Colorado · www.americanmidstream.com
Sempra Energy - U.S. Natural Gas Storage Facilities 2019-01-02 332M USD Divestiture
San Diego, California
North Sea Midstream Partners Ltd. 2018-09-24 - Secondary Buyout
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.nsmp-limited.com
Midcoast Operating, L.P. 2018-08-01 1.1B USD Divestiture
Houston, Texas
Leeward Renewable Energy LLC 2018-03-22 - Secondary Buyout
Dallas, Texas · www.leewardenergy.com
American Electric Power - Four Competitive Power Plants 2016-09-14 2.2B USD Divestiture
, United States
TransMontaigne, Inc. 2016-01-08 350M USD Secondary Buyout
Denver, Colorado · www.transmontaigne.com
Limetree Bay Terminals LLC 2016-01-07 - Divestiture
, Virginia
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
American Midstream Partners LP 2019-03-18 American Midstream Partners LP - North Dakota Assets 2019-08-06 1
Denver, Colorado · www.americanmidstream.com , United States
TransMontaigne, Inc. 2016-01-08 Olympic Pipeline Co. 2017-09-14 1
Denver, Colorado · www.transmontaigne.com Renton, Washington · www.olympicpipeline.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 14 (42%) 1.5B (31%) 41 (44%) 1.6B (32%)
Oil/Gas Exploration 9 (27%) 718M (15%) 21 (23%) 718M (14%)
Utilities 2 (6%) 332M (7%) 11 (12%) 633M (12%)
Renewable Energy 3 (9%) 2.2B (46%) 7 (8%) 2.2B (42%)
Distribution 3 (9%) - 3 (3%) -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
Business Services 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Food - - 1 (1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) -
Total 33 $4.7B 93 $5.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 28 (85%) 4.7B (100%) 80 (86%) 5.1B (100%)
  Texas 9 (27%) 1.3B (28%) 22 (24%) 1.3B (25%)
  California 4 (12%) 332M (7%) 10 (11%) 332M (6%)
  Massachusetts 1 (3%) - 8 (9%) 301M (6%)
  Illinois - - 4 (4%) 173M (3%)
  New Jersey - - 4 (4%) -
  Oklahoma 2 (6%) - 3 (3%) -
  Virginia 1 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
  New York - - 3 (3%) -
  Colorado 2 (6%) 350M (7%) 2 (2%) 350M (7%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
  New Mexico - - 2 (2%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (2%) -
  Ohio 1 (3%) 518M (11%) 1 (1%) 518M (10%)
  West Virginia 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Maine 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Florida - - 1 (1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 1 (3%) - 4 (4%) -
Germany 3 (9%) - 3 (3%) -
Spain - - 3 (3%) -
France - - 2 (2%) -
Mexico 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 28 (85%) 4.7B (100%) 80 (86%) 5.1B (100%)
Cross-border 5 (15%) - 13 (14%) -
Total 33 $4.7B 93 $5.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 16 (48%) 518M (11%) 54 (58%) 518M (10%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (18%) 200M (4%) 24 (26%) 501M (10%)
Divestiture 6 (18%) 3.6B (77%) 7 (8%) 3.8B (73%)
Joint Venture 2 (6%) - 3 (3%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) 350M (7%) 2 (2%) 350M (7%)
Going Private 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Growth Capital 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Total 33 $4.7B 93 $5.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 10 (43%) -
Secondary Sale 8 (35%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (9%) 1.2B (100%)
IPO 2 (9%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Total 23 $1.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
3
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
1
Lehman Brothers, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
1
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.3B
$100M to $1B 6 $1.9B
TOTAL $5.1B
Largest American Electric Power - Four Competitive Power Plants
$2.2B (2016-09-14)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Bayonne Energy Center LLC
$720M (2015-02-03)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
11%
1 11%
Strategic(s)
89%
8 89%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
7 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
7 50%

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