Balance Point Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Balance Point Capital Partners has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 4 others.

Balance Point Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are media (18%) and life science (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (33%). In total, Balance Point Capital Partners has invested in 15 US states.

In the last 3 years, Balance Point Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Balance Point Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Grindmaster-Cecilware for $108M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 30

Balance Point Capital Partners LP

285 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200,
Westport, Connecticut 06880
United States
(203) 652-8250
www.balancepointcapital.com
info@balancepointcapital.com

Balance Point Capital Advisors is a provider of equity and debt capital to middle-market US-based companies. The Firm looks to invest $5 to $30 million in companies generating up to $150 million in revenue. Funds are used to support a variety of needs, including private equity sponsored buyouts, strategic acquisitions, refinancings, management buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, and growth capital financing needs. Balance Point Capital is based in Westport, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Digital Media, Food, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 150
Target EBITDA 3 30
Investment Size 5 30
Enterprise Value 10 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 23 - 1 2 2 - 28
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 1 1 1 1 1 8
vol $108M $108M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ACL AirShop LLC 2021-04-22 - Secondary Buyout
Greenville, South Carolina · www.aclairshop.com
Awareness Technologies, Inc. 2020-12-07 - Secondary Buyout
Westport, Connecticut · www.awarenesstechnologies.com
reCommerce Brands 2020-04-28 - Growth Capital
Deerfield Beach, Florida · www.recommercebrands.com
Prime Technology Group LLC 2020-01-07 - Secondary Buyout
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.primetgi.com
Clarus Commerce LLC 2019-07-08 - Secondary Buyout
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.claruscommerce.com
Budderfly, Inc. 2019-07-01 - Growth Capital
Shelton, Connecticut · www.budderfly.com
Eventus WholeHealth LLC 2019-01-09 - Growth Capital
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.eventuswholehealth.com
Trendline Interactive Holdings LLC 2018-09-05 - Acquisition Financing
Austin, Texas · www.trendlineinteractive.com
Meridien Research Group 2018-04-16 - Secondary Buyout
Tampa, Florida · www.meridienresearch.net
Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp. 2017-03-02 108M USD Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.gmcw.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Patch Products LLC 2014-09-17 American Innovative - Onaroo 2014-11-03 2
Beloit, Wisconsin · www.patchproducts.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Media 5 (26%) - 5 (18%) -
Aerospace - - 2 (7%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Food 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Information Technology 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (4%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (4%) -
Leisure 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Restaurants 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Retail 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 19 (100%) - 28 (100%) -
  Connecticut 3 (16%) - 5 (18%) -
  Texas 3 (16%) - 3 (11%) -
  Florida 2 (11%) - 3 (11%) -
  Illinois 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  California 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  New York 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (7%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Virginia 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (4%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 11 (58%) - 13 (46%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (21%) - 9 (32%) -
Consolidation 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (50%) -
Trade Sale 3 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (13%) 108M (100%)
Total 8 $108M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $108M
TOTAL $108M
Largest Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp.
$108M (2017-03-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
2 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
4 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
4 (50%)

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