Ballast Point Ventures Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ballast Point Ventures has invested in 6 companies.

Ballast Point Ventures’ most common sectors for investment aremedical products (19%) and information technology (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (55%) and venture (41%). In total, Ballast Point Ventures has invested in 13 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired Knology for $559M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Ballast Point Ventures’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 1997 when it sold Arbor Health Care for $432M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity76
    • M&A Buy Activity44
    • M&A Sell Activity32
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 33

Ballast Point Ventures

Ballast Point Venture Partners, LLC

401 East Jackson Street, Suite 2300,
Tampa, Florida 33602
United States
(813) 906-8500
www.ballastpointventures.com
info@ballastpointventures.com

Ballast Point Ventures is a private investment firm that targets growth businesses located in the South US. Ballast Point looks to commit $1 to $5 million of equity capital per transaction and looks for businesses in markets with annual revenues of at least $100 million. Sectors of interest include healthcare, information technology (IT), financial services, communications, business services, and consumer products/services. Ballast Point Ventures was formed in 2001 and is based in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Media, Medical Products, Real Estate, Restaurants, Software

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 35 3 3 2 1 - 44
vol $567M $567M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 31 1 - - - - 32
vol $967M $967M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
sojo, Inc. 2023-02-09 - Venture
Irving, Texas · www.getsojo.com
careviso, Inc. 2022-09-28 - Venture
Falls Church, Virginia · www.careviso.com
Gun.io 2022-08-09 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.gun.io
Key Data Dashboard, Inc. 2021-10-04 - Venture
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida · www.keydatadashboard.com
Suncoast Skin Solutions 2021-05-01 - Growth Capital
Lutz, Florida · www.suncoastskin.com
PaceMate LLC 2021-03-29 - Venture
Bradenton, Florida · www.pacemate.com
PowerDMS, Inc. 2020-12-14 - Merger
Orlando, Florida · www.powerdms.com
Mailprotector 2020-03-05 - Venture
Greenville, South Carolina · www.mailprotector.com
Abacode, Inc. 2020-01-09 - Venture
Tampa, Florida · www.abacode.com
SPOTIO, Inc. 2020-01-09 - Venture
Addison, Texas · www.spotio.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Medical Products 5 (28%) - 8 (18%) -
Information Technology 3 (17%) - 5 (11%) -
Internet Software and Services 3 (17%) - 5 (11%) -
Life Science - - 5 (11%) -
Software 2 (11%) - 5 (11%) -
Communications - - 4 (9%) 559M (99%)
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 4 (9%) -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) 8M (1%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Digital Media 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Insurance 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 44 $567M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 18 (100%) - 44 (100%) 567M (100%)
  Florida 8 (44%) - 19 (43%) -
  Texas 4 (22%) - 8 (18%) -
  Georgia - - 4 (9%) 559M (99%)
  North Carolina 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) 8M (1%)
  South Carolina 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Virginia 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Utah 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 44 $567M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (39%) - 24 (55%) -
Venture 11 (61%) - 18 (41%) 8M (1%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) 559M (99%)
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 44 $567M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 10 (31%) 967M (100%)
IPO 9 (28%) -
Trade Sale 7 (22%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (9%) -
Merger 2 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (3%) -
Total 32 $967M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $559M
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $567M
Largest Knology, Inc.
$559M (2000-02-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $832M
< $100M 2 $136M
TOTAL $967M
Largest Arbor Health Care Co.
$432M (1997-09-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
4 (13%)
Strategic(s)
44%
14 (44%)

FAQ

When was Ballast Point Ventures founded?

Ballast Point Ventures was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is Ballast Point Ventures?

Ballast Point Ventures is a growth capital firm.

Where is Ballast Point Ventures headquartered?

Ballast Point Ventures is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

How much capital does Ballast Point Ventures have under management?

Ballast Point Ventures has 550M USD under management.

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