Avenue Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Avenue Capital Group has acquired 2 companies.

Avenue Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (23%) and electronics (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%) and divestiture (23%). In total, Avenue Capital Group has invested in 3 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Castlehaven Finance for $282M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

Avenue Capital Group

399 Park Avenue, 6th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(212) 878.3500
www.avenuecapital.com
investorrelations@avenuecapital.com

Avenue Capital Group is a private investment firm focused on acquiring a range of public and private securities. Avenue will consider opportunities throughout the US, Europe, and Asia and generally targets distressed assets, including businesses undergoing turnarounds, bankruptcy, reorganizations, and liquidations. Avenue was formed in 1995 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Restaurants

Target Transaction Types: Divestiture, Special Situations/Distressed, PIPE

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 5 1 2 - 1 - 9
vol $150M $282M $432M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Castlehaven Finance 2019-08-23 282M EUR Secondary Buyout
Dublin, Ireland · www.castlehavenfinance.com
Selcom Elettronica SpA 2017-05-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bologna, Italy · www.selcomgroup.com
OAG Aviation Worldwide Ltd. 2017-02-16 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.oag.com
C.P. Crane Power Plant 2016-02-16 - Divestiture
Baltimore, Maryland
Global Health Pvt. Ltd. 2013-12-19 - Growth Capital
New Delhi, India
Tekni-Plex, Inc. 2013-11-18 - Secondary Buyout
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.tekni-plex.com
Freedom Finance Ltd. 2013-05-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Simonsway, United Kingdom · www.freedomfinance.co.uk
Punj Lloyd Ltd. 2013-02-05 - Stake Purchase
New Delhi , India · www.punjlloydgroup.com
QCE Finance LLC (d/b/a Quiznos) 2012-01-25 150M USD Special Situations/Distressed
Denver, Colorado · www.quiznos.com
Tekni-Plex, Inc. 2008-06-02 - Secondary Buyout
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.tekni-plex.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 1 (14%) 282M (65%) 2 (22%) 282M (65%)
Restaurants 1 (14%) 150M (35%) 1 (11%) 150M (35%)
Electronics 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Engineering 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Information Services 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Packaging - - 1 (11%) -
Utilities 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 7 $432M 9 $432M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (29%) 150M (35%) 3 (33%) 150M (35%)
  Colorado 1 (14%) 150M (35%) 1 (11%) 150M (35%)
  Maryland 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (11%) -
India 2 (29%) - 2 (22%) -
United Kingdom 1 (14%) - 2 (22%) -
Ireland 1 (14%) 282M (65%) 1 (11%) 282M (65%)
Italy 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Domestic 2 (29%) 150M (35%) 3 (33%) 150M (35%)
Cross-border 5 (71%) 282M (65%) 6 (67%) 282M (65%)
Total 7 $432M 9 $432M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 1 (14%) 282M (65%) 2 (22%) 282M (65%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) - 2 (22%) -
Divestiture 2 (29%) - 2 (22%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (14%) 150M (35%) 1 (11%) 150M (35%)
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (14%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 7 $432M 9 $432M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $432M
TOTAL $432M
Largest Castlehaven Finance
$282M (2019-08-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
82%
9 82%
Strategic(s)
18%
2 18%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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