Aterian Investment Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Aterian Investment Partners has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Aterian Investment Partners’ most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (28%) and metals/mining (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (23%). In total, Aterian Investment Partners has invested in 14 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Hain Pure Protein for $80M.

In the last 3 years, Aterian Investment Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 3

Aterian Investment Partners

11 E 44th Street, Suite 1803,
New York, New York 10017
United States
(212) 547-2806
www.aterianpartners.com
info@aterianpartners.com

Aterian Investment Partners is a special situations private equity firm that invests in middle-market businesses that are financially or operationally challenged, or require a creative transaction solution. Aterian invests in businesses generating $25 to $500 million of revenue with strong franchises. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, chemicals, industrials, consumer products, food, beverages, distribution, metals/mining, retail, restaurants, and healthcare services. Aterian Investment Partners LLC is formed in 2009 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Distribution, Environmental, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Metals/Mining, Restaurants, Retail, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 65
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 11 3 5 - - 3 22
vol $16M $80M $96M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 2 - - - 3
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stein Fibers, Ltd. 2022-07-13 - Growth Capital
Albany, New York · www.steinfibers.com
ATCO Industries, Inc. 2022-05-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sterling Heights, Michigan · www.atcoindustries.com
Allentown, Inc. 2022-05-11 - Secondary Buyout
Allentown, New Jersey · www.allentowninc.com
SourceLink LLC 2019-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Itasca, Illinois · www.sourcelink.com
P.J Mechanical Corp. 2019-09-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.pjmechanical.com
Bright International Corp. 2019-08-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Santa Clarita, California · www.brightinnovationlabs.com
Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc. 2019-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Johnstown, Pennsylvania · www.johnstownwire.com
Hain Pure Protein Corp. 2019-05-09 80M USD Divestiture
Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania · www.hainppc.com
The Pace Companies 2019-04-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brooklyn, New York · www.thepacecompanies.com
U.S. Zinc Corp. 2019-01-07 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.uszinc.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
U.S. Zinc Corp. 2019-01-07 EverZinc GROUP SA 2022-06-01 1
Houston, Texas · www.uszinc.com Loncin, Belgium · www.everzinc.com
Galata Chemicals LLC 2010-02-26 Axiall - Solucor Business 2016-02-25 1
Jersey, New Jersey · www.galatachemicals.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (19%) - 6 (27%) -
Business Services 2 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
Metals/Mining 3 (19%) - 3 (14%) -
Chemicals 2 (13%) 16M (17%) 2 (9%) 16M (17%)
Food 1 (6%) 80M (83%) 1 (5%) 80M (83%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Environmental - - 1 (5%) -
Furniture 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Marketing - - 1 (5%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 $96M 22 $96M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 16 (100%) 96M (100%) 22 (100%) 96M (100%)
  New York 2 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
  New Jersey 2 (13%) 16M (17%) 2 (9%) 16M (17%)
  Texas 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  Ohio 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  California 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (6%) 80M (83%) 2 (9%) 80M (83%)
  Tennessee 1 (6%) - 2 (9%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  South Carolina 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Michigan 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Alabama 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (5%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (5%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 $96M 22 $96M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (44%) - 11 (50%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (19%) - 5 (23%) -
Divestiture 4 (25%) 96M (100%) 4 (18%) 96M (100%)
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Total 16 $96M 22 $96M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (100%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
3
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
4
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $96M
TOTAL $96M
Largest Hain Pure Protein Corp.
$80M (2019-05-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
5 (23%)
Strategic(s)
18%
4 (18%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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