Black Diamond Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Black Diamond Capital Management has acquired 1 company.

Black Diamond Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (29%) and consumer services (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and divestiture (29%). In total, Black Diamond Capital Management has invested in 7 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (67%). Black Diamond Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Smarte Carte for $270M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

Black Diamond Capital Management

Black Diamond Capital Management LLC

2187 Atlantic Street,
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
United States
www.bdcm.com
info@bdcm.com

Black Diamond Capital Management is an alternative asset manager focused on credit, private equity, and other structured investments. The Firm's private equity group is a generalist investor that targets opportunities throughout North America and Europe. Black Diamond Capital Management was formed in 1995 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Retail, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - - - - 1 7
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $270M $270M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. 2024-01-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cape Canaveral, Florida · www.iapworld.com
Valley Joist, Inc. 2018-01-03 - Divestiture
Fort Payne, Alabama · www.valleyjoist.com
FXI Foamex Innovations 2017-09-08 - Secondary Sale
Radnor, Pennsylvania · www.fxi.com
ArcelorMittal - Long Carbon Steel Mills 2016-03-24 - Divestiture
, United States
Aeromet International Ltd. 2015-07-27 - Secondary Sale
Worcester, United Kingdom · www.aeromet.co.uk
Color Star Growers of Colorado, Inc 2014-02-24 - Special Situations/Distressed
Fort Lupton, Colorado · www.colorstargrowers.com
FXI Foamex Innovations 2009-07-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Radnor, Pennsylvania · www.fxi.com
Hines Horticulture, Inc. 2009-01-11 - Special Situations/Distressed
Irvine, California
Smarte Carte, Inc. 2006-01-09 270M USD Trade Sale
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.smartecarte.com
Smarte Carte, Inc. 2005-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.smartecarte.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 1 (20%) - 2 (29%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (14%) -
Manufacturing 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
Retail 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
Transportation 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (100%) - 7 (100%) -
  Florida 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
  Colorado 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
  California 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
  Alabama 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (14%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (14%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (20%) - 3 (43%) -
Divestiture 2 (40%) - 2 (29%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 2 (40%) - 2 (29%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (67%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) 270M (100%)
Total 3 $270M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Duff & Phelps Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Jones Walker
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $270M
TOTAL $270M
Largest Smarte Carte, Inc.
$270M (2006-01-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

FAQ

When was Black Diamond Capital Management founded?

Black Diamond Capital Management was founded in 1995.

What type of investor is Black Diamond Capital Management?

Black Diamond Capital Management is an asset manager.

Where is Black Diamond Capital Management headquartered?

Black Diamond Capital Management is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

How much capital does Black Diamond Capital Management have under management?

Black Diamond Capital Management has 10.0B USD under management.

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