Argonaut Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Argonaut Private Equity has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Argonaut Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment areoil/gas exploration (13%) and construction (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and growth capital (17%). In total, Argonaut Private Equity has invested in 9 US states.

In the last 3 years, Argonaut Private Equity has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Argonaut Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold S&R Compression for $187M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity34
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 1

Argonaut Private Equity

7030 S. Yale Ave,
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136
United States
(918) 392-9611
www.argonautpe.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 300
Target EBITDA 5 50
Investment Size 15 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 12 3 2 2 3 2 24
Sell (1.0/yr) # 5 2 - 2 1 - 10
vol $187M $85M $272M
  34

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bandera Utility Contractors Ltd. 2022-05-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
McKinney, Texas
Miller Contracting Services LLC 2022-02-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carrier Mills, Illinois · www.millercontracting.us
FABco LLC 2021-09-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.fabcous.com
Crimson Steel Supply 2021-08-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.crimsonsteelsupply.com
Alkami Technology, Inc. 2021-04-14 - IPO
Plano, Texas · www.alkami.com
American Well Services 2021-03-22 - Divestiture
Midland, Texas
American Cementing LLC 2020-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.americancementing.com
Flash Networks, Inc. 2020-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Neptune, New Jersey · www.flashnetworks.com
Applied Industrial Machining, Inc. 2020-01-01 - Sold to Management
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.aim-okc.com
Glass Enterprises LLC 2020-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Camilla, Georgia
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Construction 3 (20%) - 3 (13%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (7%) - 3 (13%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 3 (20%) - 3 (13%) -
Automotive 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Agriculture 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Building Materials 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (100%) - 24 (100%) -
  Texas 6 (40%) - 8 (33%) -
  Oklahoma 3 (20%) - 7 (29%) -
  Michigan 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
  Illinois 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
  Georgia 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (4%) -
  New York - - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 9 (60%) - 12 (50%) -
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 4 (17%) -
Venture - - 3 (13%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) - 2 (8%) -
Consolidation 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (40%) 272M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (20%) -
Trade Sale 2 (20%) -
IPO 1 (10%) -
Sold to Management 1 (10%) -
Total 10 $272M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Frederic Dorwart Lawyers
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $187M
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $272M
Largest S&R Compression LLC
$187M (2013-08-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Strategic(s)
60%
6 (60%)

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