Blue Wolf Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has acquired 11 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (23%) and healthcare services (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (36%) and secondary buyout (20%). In total, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has invested in 19 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired MedTec for $120M.

In the last 3 years, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (72%). Blue Wolf Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Novo Building Products for $303M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 8

Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC

1 Liberty Plaza, 52nd Floor (165 Broadway),
New York, New York 10006
United States
(212) 488-1340
www.bluewolfcapital.com
info@bluewolfcapital.com

Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private equity investment firm that targets control investments in middle-market North American companies. Blue Wolf looks to commit at least $10 million of equity capital in businesses with minimum revenues of $25 million. Blue Wolf is a generalist firm with broad interest in service and applied engineering companies, capital equipment manufacturers, general manufacturing, financial services, paper products, and broadcast media. Blue Wolf will also consider distressed situation investments. The Firm does not invest in start-ups. Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC was formed in 2005 and is located in New York, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 -
Target EBITDA 5 75
Investment Size 25 250
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 17 1 6 4 - 3 31
vol $120M $120M
Sell (1.8/yr) # 5 2 4 1 - 2 14
vol $303M $303M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MedTec LLC 2021-10-22 120M USD Divestiture
Orange City, Iowa · www.civcort.com
Novo Building Products 2021-06-23 303M USD Add-on Acquisition
Zeeland, Michigan · www.novobp.com
The Mulch & Soil Co. 2021-05-05 - Secondary Buyout
Fort Myers, Florida · www.themulchsoilco.com
The Colson Group, Inc. 2021-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois · www.colsongroup.com
Vicksburg Forest Products LLC 2021-02-08 - Growth Capital
Vicksburg, Mississippi · www.vicksburgfp.com
The Kirlin Group 2019-10-15 - Secondary Buyout
Rockville, Maryland · www.kirlingroup.com
RHA Health Services 2019-08-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Asheville, North Carolina · www.rhahealthservices.org
Fox Rehabilitation Services PC 2019-05-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cherry Hill, New Jersey · www.foxrehab.org
ClearSky Health, Inc. 2019-04-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Austin, Texas · www.clearskyhealth.com
North American Rescue LLC 2019-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Greer, South Carolina · www.narescue.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Edge Industrial Technologies Co. 2018-09-14 TGW Global Ltd. 2018-09-14 2
Wilder, Kentucky · www.edgeindtech.com Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.tgwglobal.com
Edge Industrial Technologies Co. 2018-09-14 Pearl Technologies, Inc. 2018-09-14 1
Wilder, Kentucky · www.edgeindtech.com Savannah, New York · www.pearltechinc.com
Elara Caring 2018-04-10 Jordan Health Services 2018-04-10 3
Addison, Texas · www.elara.com Addison, Texas · www.jhsi.com
Elara Caring 2018-04-10 Great Lakes Home Health Services, Inc. 2018-04-10 2
Addison, Texas · www.elara.com Jackson, Michigan · www.greatlakescaring.com
Elara Caring 2018-04-10 National Home Health Care Corp. 2018-04-10 1
Addison, Texas · www.elara.com Scarsdale, New York · www.nhhc.net

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (19%) - 7 (23%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (19%) - 6 (19%) -
Forest Products 3 (19%) - 5 (16%) -
Medical Products 2 (13%) 120M (100%) 3 (10%) 120M (100%)
Distribution - - 2 (6%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Machinery - - 1 (3%) -
Total 16 $120M 31 $120M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 16 (100%) 120M (100%) 29 (94%) 120M (100%)
  Texas 4 (25%) - 4 (13%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 4 (13%) -
  Florida - - 3 (10%) -
  Illinois 1 (6%) - 2 (6%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (6%) -
  Iowa 1 (6%) 120M (100%) 1 (3%) 120M (100%)
  Arizona 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  West Virginia 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Mississippi 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maine 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Kentucky 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  California - - 1 (3%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (3%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (3%) -
Canada - - 1 (3%) -
  Nova Scotia - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 16 (100%) 120M (100%) 29 (94%) 120M (100%)
Cross-border - - 2 (6%) -
Total 16 $120M 31 $120M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (50%) - 11 (35%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (19%) - 6 (19%) -
Growth Capital 3 (19%) - 5 (16%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) 120M (100%) 3 (10%) 120M (100%)
Recapitalization - - 3 (10%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (6%) - 2 (6%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (3%) -
Total 16 $120M 31 $120M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (36%) 303M (100%)
Trade Sale 5 (36%) -
Merger 3 (21%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $303M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
2
Renaissance Strategic Advisors
1
D.A. Davidson & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Holland & Knight LLP
2
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA
1
Greenberg Traurig LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $120M
TOTAL $120M
Largest MedTec LLC
$120M (2021-10-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $303M
TOTAL $303M
Largest Novo Building Products
$303M (2021-06-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
16%
5 (16%)
Strategic(s)
10%
3 (10%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
93%
13 (93%)

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