Behrman Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Behrman Capital has acquired 3 companies.

Behrman Capital’s most common sectors for investment arelife science (14%) and manufacturing (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and secondary buyout (32%). In total, Behrman Capital has invested in 18 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Pelican Products for $200M.

In the last 3 years, Behrman Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (46%). Behrman Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Data Device for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity51
    • M&A Buy Activity29
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 6

Behrman Capital

Behrman Brothers Management Corp.

126 East 56th Street, 27th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 980-6500
www.behrmancap.com

Behrman Capital is a private equity firm focused on management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth companies. Areas of interest include healthcare, defense, specialty manufacturing, business to business outsourcing, and information technology. Behrman looks to invest in the range from $25 to $125 million of equity capital in companies generating sales of $25 to $250 million. Behrman Capital was formed in 1991. The Firm is based in New York City with an additional office in San Francisco.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Packaging, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Recapitalization

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 250
Target EBITDA 10 50
Investment Size 25 125
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 26 - 1 1 - 1 29
vol $713M $713M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 18 1 2 1 - - 22
vol $3.2B $3.2B
  51

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vista Dental Products 2024-04-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Racine, Wisconsin · www.vistaapex.com
George Industries LLC 2022-08-17 - Secondary Buyout
Endicott, New York · www.georgeindustries.com
The Emmes Corp. 2022-06-21 - Secondary Sale
Rockville, Maryland · www.emmes.com
BECO Holding Co., Inc. 2021-11-04 - Secondary Sale
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.brooksequipment.com
Pelican Products, Inc. 2021-10-19 - Secondary Sale
Torrance, California · www.pelican.com
Shur-Co., LLC 2021-07-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Yankton, South Dakota · www.shurco.com
ILC Dover, Inc. 2020-02-03 - Secondary Sale
Frederica, Delaware · www.ilcdover.com
Tresys Technology LLC 2019-12-03 - Secondary Sale
Columbia, Maryland · www.tresys.com
Waterline Renewal Technologies, Inc. 2019-04-10 - Divestiture
Elk Grove Village, Illinois · www.waterlinerenewal.com
The Emmes Corp. 2019-03-04 - Growth Capital
Rockville, Maryland · www.emmes.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Micross Components Inc. 2018-02-20 Micross Components, Inc. 2020-02-06 1
Apopka, Florida · www.micross.com Orlando, Florida · www.micross.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science - - 4 (14%) 105M (15%)
Consumer Products - - 3 (10%) 200M (28%)
Healthcare Services - - 3 (10%) -
Manufacturing 2 (33%) - 3 (10%) -
Packaging - - 2 (7%) 173M (24%)
Distribution - - 2 (7%) -
Electronics 1 (17%) - 2 (7%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (7%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (3%) 145M (20%)
Defense - - 1 (3%) 90M (13%)
Aerospace 1 (17%) - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Environmental 1 (17%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (17%) - 1 (3%) -
Plastics - - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (3%) -
Total 6 - 29 $713M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (100%) - 29 (100%) 713M (100%)
  Illinois 1 (17%) - 3 (10%) 173M (24%)
  Massachusetts 1 (17%) - 3 (10%) -
  Ohio - - 3 (10%) 195M (27%)
  New York 1 (17%) - 2 (7%) -
  Florida 1 (17%) - 2 (7%) -
  Texas - - 2 (7%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (7%) -
  Maryland - - 2 (7%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (17%) - 1 (3%) -
  South Dakota 1 (17%) - 1 (3%) -
  California - - 1 (3%) 200M (28%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (3%) 145M (20%)
  Virginia - - 1 (3%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (3%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (3%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (3%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (3%) -
Total 6 - 29 $713M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (67%) - 12 (41%) 173M (24%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (17%) - 9 (31%) 435M (61%)
Divestiture 1 (17%) - 4 (14%) 105M (15%)
Growth Capital - - 2 (7%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (3%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (3%) -
Total 6 - 29 $713M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (55%) 1.8B (55%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (18%) 1.4B (45%)
Trade Sale 2 (9%) -
Divestiture 1 (5%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
Merger 1 (5%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) -
Total 22 $3.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bear Stearns & Co. Inc.
2
The Chertoff Group
1
Philpott Ball & Werner LLC
1
Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter
10
Latham & Watkins
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $623M
< $100M 1 $90M
TOTAL $713M
Largest Pelican Products, Inc.
$200M (2004-10-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.2B
TOTAL $3.2B
Largest Data Device Corp.
$1.0B (2016-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
8 (28%)
Strategic(s)
14%
4 (14%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
45%
10 (45%)
Strategic(s)
36%
8 (36%)

FAQ

When was Behrman Capital founded?

Behrman Capital was founded in 1991.

What type of investor is Behrman Capital?

Behrman Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Behrman Capital headquartered?

Behrman Capital is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Behrman Capital have under management?

Behrman Capital has 4.0B USD under management.

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