Argenta Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Argenta Partners’ most common sectors for investment are healthcare services (25%) and machinery (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (63%) and recapitalization (25%). In total, Argenta Partners has invested in 6 US states.

In the last 3 years, Argenta Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (80%). Argenta Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Precision Sure-Lock for $43M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

Argenta Partners LP

1900 North Pearl Street Suite 1740,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
(214) 871-2400
www.argentalp.com
jbenefield@argentalp.com

Argenta Partners is a private equity group that acquires controlling equity stakes in growth-oriented, mid-sized companies. Argenta will consider a variety of transaction situations; including, recapitalizations, buyouts, divestitures, and consolidations. Broad sectors of interest include manufacturing, service, transportation, and value-added distribution. Prospective companies generally have revenues of $10 to $125 million and EBITDA of at least $2 million. The Firm avoids investing in businesses with rapidly changing technology; or in retail, banking, real estate or commodity businesses. Argenta Partners was formerly known as Lynch Investment Company. The Firm was established in 1989 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Recapitalization, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 125
Target EBITDA 2 10
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - 1 - - 5
vol $43M $43M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GAHH LLC 2018-05-14 - Add-on Acquisition
North Hollywood, California · www.gahh.com
NovaLink, Inc. 2015-04-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dover, Delaware
Coffin Turbo Pump, Inc. 2014-12-31 - Secondary Buyout
Englewood, New Jersey · www.coffinturbopump.com
Westcon, Inc. 2012-07-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Bismarck, North Dakota · www.westconindustries.com
Hickman-Kenyon Systems, Inc. 2011-09-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Omaha, Montana · www.hksys.com
Cerilliant Corp. 2010-12-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Round Rock, Texas · www.cerilliant.com
Westcon, Inc. 2008-07-01 - Recapitalization
Bismarck, North Dakota · www.westconindustries.com
Avita Drugs LLC 2007-05-01 - Recapitalization
Baton Rouge, Louisiana · www.avitadrugs.com
Precision Sure-Lock, Inc. 2006-04-28 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Seagoville, Texas · www.precisionpt.com
Tewa Moulding LLC 2004-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.tewamoulding.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Avita Drugs LLC 2007-05-01 MedExpress Pharmacy Ltd. 2014-08-29 1
Baton Rouge, Louisiana · www.avitadrugs.com Salisbury, North Carolina · www.1800medexpress.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 2 (50%) - 2 (25%) -
Machinery 1 (25%) - 2 (25%) -
Business Services 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (13%) -
Construction - - 1 (13%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 8 (100%) -
  Texas - - 3 (38%) -
  New Jersey 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  Montana 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  Louisiana 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  Delaware 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (50%) - 5 (63%) -
Recapitalization 1 (25%) - 2 (25%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (25%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 4 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (60%) 43M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $43M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Prestwick Partners LLC
2

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $43M
TOTAL $43M
Largest Precision Sure-Lock, Inc.
$43M (2006-04-28)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%

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