Arlon Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Arlon Group’s most common sectors for investment arefood (50%) and distribution (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Arlon Group has invested in 8 US states and 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Arlon Group has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (29%). Arlon Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Wholesome Sweeteners for $180M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Arlon Group LLC

767 Fifth Avenue – 15th Floor,
New York, New York 10153
United States
(212) 207-5200

Arlon Group is a private equity group focused on the food sector. The Firm was formed in 2007 and is headquartered in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Distribution, Food, Manufacturing, Marketing, Restaurants, Retail, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 40
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
Sell (0.6/yr) # 4 1 2 - - - 7
vol $180M $180M
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Coastal Sunbelt Produce 2021-12-06 - Trade Sale
Laurel, Maryland · www.coastalsunbelt.com
CICI Enterprises LP 2021-01-29 - Bankruptcy
Coppel, Texas · www.cicis.com
Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc. 2020-12-17 180M USD Trade Sale
Sugar Land, Texas · www.wholesomesweeteners.com
OK Superatacado 2017-10-31 - Growth Capital
Laranjeiras, Brazil · www.oksuperatacado.com.br
CBL Alimentos SA (Betânia) 2017-07-18 - Stake Purchase
Fortaleza, Brazil · www.cblalimentos.com.br
K-MAC Enterprises, Inc. 2016-12-20 - Secondary Sale
Fayetteville, Arkansas · www.kmaccorp.com
Sotran Logistica e Transporte Ltda 2016-11-10 - Growth Capital
Cambe, Brazil · www.sotran.com.br
CICI Enterprises LP 2016-09-06 - Secondary Buyout
Coppel, Texas · www.cicis.com
Idaho Pacific Crop. 2016-07-07 - Secondary Buyout
Rigby, Idaho · www.idahopacific.com
Handmade Real Foods (HMR Foods, Inc.) 2016-06-24 - Bankruptcy
Concord, Ontario · www.hmrfoods.net
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 3 (33%) - 8 (50%) -
Distribution 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
Franchising - - 2 (13%) -
Agriculture 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Retail 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Transportation 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 16 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (44%) - 10 (63%) -
  Maryland 1 (11%) - 2 (13%) -
  Texas - - 2 (13%) -
  Idaho 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
  Florida 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
  Colorado 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (6%) -
  California - - 1 (6%) -
  Arkansas - - 1 (6%) -
Brazil 4 (44%) - 4 (25%) -
Australia 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Canada - - 1 (6%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 16 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 3 (33%) - 5 (31%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (25%) -
Growth Capital 3 (33%) - 4 (25%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
Recapitalization 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 16 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (29%) 180M (100%)
Bankruptcy 2 (29%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $180M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $180M
TOTAL $180M
Largest Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc.
$180M (2020-12-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
31%
5 (31%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)

FAQ

When was Arlon Group LLC founded?

Arlon Group LLC was founded in 2007.

What type of investor is Arlon Group LLC?

Arlon Group LLC is a private equity firm.

Where is Arlon Group LLC headquartered?

Arlon Group LLC is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Arlon Group LLC have under management?

Arlon Group LLC has 1.5B USD under management.

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