Arlington Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Arlington Capital Partners has acquired 13 companies.

Arlington Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and business services (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (36%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Arlington Capital Partners has invested in 27 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Daily Racing Form for $200M.

In the last 3 years, Arlington Capital Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Arlington Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Centauri for $827M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity100
    • M&A Buy Activity64
    • M&A Sell Activity36
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • M&A Advisors 14

Arlington Capital Partners

Arlington Capital Partners

5425 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200,
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
United States
(202) 337-7500
www.arlingtoncap.com
requestinfo@arlingtoncap.com

Arlington Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on buyouts and recapitalizations in targeted growth industries. Arlington targets US based companies valued between $50 and $500 million with strong potential for organic growth and possible consolidation opportunities. Sectors of interest include business services and outsourcing, aerospace/defense, federal and commercial IT, media, education and training, healthcare services, and manufacturing. Arlington Capital was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington DC.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Defense, Education, Electronics, Engineering, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 48 3 4 1 6 2 64
vol $245M $245M
Sell (1.2/yr) # 30 1 2 1 - 2 36
vol $2.0B $827M $800M $3.7B
  100

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
J&J Worldwide Services 2024-02-05 800M USD Trade Sale
Franklin, Tennessee · www.jjwws.com
Afton Scientific 2024-01-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Charlottesville, Virginia · www.aftonscientific.com
Keel Holdings LLC 2024-01-25 - Consolidation
Charleston, South Carolina · www.keelusa.com
Pegasus Steel LLC 2024-01-25 - Merger
Goose Creek, South Carolina · www.pegasussteel.com
Avenu Insights & Analytics LLC 2023-10-02 - Secondary Buyout
Centreville, Virginia · www.avenuinsights.com
Exostar LLC 2023-09-26 - Secondary Buyout
Herndon, Virginia · www.exostar.com
Integrated Data Services, Inc. 2023-08-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
El Segundo, California · www.get-integrated.com
Pegasus Steel LLC 2023-06-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Goose Creek, South Carolina · www.pegasussteel.com
Eqlipse Technologies 2023-03-21 - Consolidation
Herndon, Virginia · www.eqlipsetechnologies.com
Avian Vaccine Services LLC 2023-01-05 - Divestiture
Norwich, Connecticut · www.avsbio.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Keel Holdings LLC 2024-01-25 Pegasus Steel LLC 2024-01-25 3
Charleston, South Carolina · www.keelusa.com Goose Creek, South Carolina · www.pegasussteel.com
Kinetic Engine Systems 2017-11-14 AeroCision LLC 2024-01-04 3
, Connecticut · www.kineticenginesystems.com Chester, Connecticut · www.aerocision.com
Kinetic Engine Systems 2017-11-14 Numet Machining Techniques, Inc. 2024-01-04 2
, Connecticut · www.kineticenginesystems.com Orange, Connecticut · www.numet.net
Stellant Systems 2021-08-03 Comtech - Power Systems Technology 2023-10-12 1
Torrance, California · www.stellantsystems.com Melville, New York
Tex Tech Industries, Inc. 2017-08-24 SGL Carbon - Business Activities 2023-02-16 2
Kernersville, North Carolina · www.textechindustries.com Gardena, California
Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc. 2021-10-06 Metron - Operations Research & Cyber Analysis 2022-09-06 3
Alexandria, Virginia · www.spa.com Reston, Virginia
Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc. 2021-10-06 MCR LLC 2021-10-06 2
Alexandria, Virginia · www.spa.com McLean, Virginia · www.mcri.com
Forged Solutions Group 2019-11-18 Firth Rixson Forgings Ltd. 2019-12-02 4
Matlock, United Kingdom · www.forgedsolutionsgroup.com Matlock, United Kingdom
Radius Aerospace, Inc. 2019-01-29 Radius Aerospace UK Ltd. 2019-11-19 1
Hot Springs, Arizona · www.radiusaerospace.com Sheffield, United Kingdom
Forged Solutions Group 2019-11-18 Doncasters Group Ltd. - Blaenavon Forging Business 2019-11-18 3
Matlock, United Kingdom · www.forgedsolutionsgroup.com Burton-upon-Tren, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 3 (13%) - 15 (23%) -
Business Services 3 (13%) - 8 (13%) -
Aerospace 4 (17%) - 7 (11%) -
Software 2 (9%) - 6 (9%) -
Media - - 4 (6%) 200M (82%)
Life Science 3 (13%) - 4 (6%) -
Manufacturing 2 (9%) - 4 (6%) -
Electronics 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Medical Products 2 (9%) - 3 (5%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) 45M (18%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Information Services - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (2%) -
Total 23 - 64 $245M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 21 (91%) - 60 (94%) 245M (100%)
  Virginia 7 (30%) - 17 (27%) -
  California 4 (17%) - 5 (8%) -
  Wisconsin - - 3 (5%) -
  Connecticut 2 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
  Texas 2 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) 45M (18%)
  Arizona 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  South Carolina 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (3%) -
  Washington - - 2 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (3%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  North Carolina 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  New York - - 1 (2%) 200M (82%)
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (2%) -
  Vermont - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Canada 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 21 (91%) - 60 (94%) 245M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (9%) - 4 (6%) -
Total 23 - 64 $245M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (17%) - 23 (36%) -
Secondary Buyout 9 (39%) - 16 (25%) 200M (82%)
Divestiture 5 (22%) - 8 (13%) 45M (18%)
Consolidation 4 (17%) - 8 (13%) -
Growth Capital 1 (4%) - 5 (8%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (3%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (2%) -
Total 23 - 64 $245M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (42%) 3.2B (86%)
Secondary Sale 10 (28%) 212M (6%)
Merger 7 (19%) -
Trade Sale 4 (11%) 300M (8%)
Total 36 $3.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
2
Shea & Company LLC
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
6
Morrison & Foerster LLP
3
Kirkland & Ellis
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
< $100M 1 $45M
TOTAL $245M
Largest Daily Racing Form, Inc.
$200M (2007-10-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $3.6B
< $100M 1 $62M
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Centauri
$827M (2020-08-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
18 (28%)
Strategic(s)
13%
8 (13%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
28%
10 (28%)
Strategic(s)
69%
25 (69%)

FAQ

When was Arlington Capital Partners founded?

Arlington Capital Partners was founded in 1999.

What type of investor is Arlington Capital Partners?

Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Arlington Capital Partners headquartered?

Arlington Capital Partners is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

How much capital does Arlington Capital Partners have under management?

Arlington Capital Partners has 7.0B USD under management.

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