Arena Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Arena Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (25%) and communications (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and stake purchase (50%). In total, Arena Capital Partners has invested in 4 US states.

In the last 3 years, Arena Capital Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Arena Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold American Consolidated Media for $80M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Arena Capital Partners

50 East 42nd Street, Suite 702,
New York, New York 10017
United States,
(212)735-8500
www.arenafund.com
jarmstrong@arenafund.com

Arena Capital Partners is a private investment firm that targets smaller middle-market service oriented companies. The firm looks to support growth and expansion strategies in businesses generating sales up to $75 million and valued less than $50 million. Areas of interest include communications services, consumer goods and services, education and training, financial services and information services. Arena Captial Partners was formed in 1997 and is based in New York City. It's current investment status is unknown.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Financial Services, Internet Software and Services, Marketing, Publishing, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - 75
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $80M $80M
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
U.S. TelePacific Corp. 2019-08-19 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.tpx.com
TIAA Bank 2012-05-03 - IPO
Jacksonville, Florida · www.tiaabank.com
TIAA Bank 2008-05-01 - Stake Purchase
Jacksonville, Florida · www.tiaabank.com
EduNeering, Inc. 2007-03-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Princeton, New Jersey · www.eduneering.com
American Consolidated Media LP 2007-02-01 80M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.amconmedia.com
Stripes Holdings LLC 2005-12-27 - Secondary Buyout
Corpus Christi, Texas · www.susser.com
American Consolidated Media LP 2004-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dallas, Texas · www.amconmedia.com
EduNeering, Inc. 2000-06-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Princeton, New Jersey · www.eduneering.com
U.S. TelePacific Corp. 2000-04-24 - Stake Purchase
Los Angeles, California · www.tpx.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 1 (25%) -
Communications - - 1 (25%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (25%) -
Publishing - - 1 (25%) -
Total - - 4 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 4 (100%) -
  Texas - - 1 (25%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (25%) -
  Florida - - 1 (25%) -
  California - - 1 (25%) -
Total - - 4 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (50%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (50%) -
Total - - 4 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (40%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 80M (100%)
IPO 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $80M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $80M
Largest American Consolidated Media LP
$80M (2007-02-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%