Blue Wolf Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are healthcare services (22%) and manufacturing (22%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and secondary buyout (18%). In total, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has invested in 16 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Blue Wolf Capital Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 7

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 13 4 1 6 4 - 28
Sell (1.6/yr) # 4 1 2 4 1 - 12
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
TGW Global Ltd. 2018-09-14 - Merger
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.tgwglobal.com
Edge Industrial Technologies Co. 2018-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Wilder, Kentucky · www.edgeindtech.com
Suwannee Lumber Co. 2018-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Cross City, Florida · www.suwanneelumber.com
TGW Global Ltd. 2018-05-16 - Growth Capital
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.tgwglobal.com
Great Lakes Home Health Services, Inc. 2018-04-10 - Merger
Jackson, Michigan · www.greatlakescaring.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The State Group, Inc. 2018-04-04 Delta Services LLC 2019-10-21 1
Mississauga, Ontario · www.stategroup.com Louisville, Kentucky · www.deltaservicesllc.com
Novo Building Products 2016-12-05 L.J. Smith, Inc. 2018-11-05 1
Zeeland, Michigan · www.novobp.com Bowerston, Ohio · www.ljsmith.com
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
Mustang Extreme Environmental Services LLC 2016-12-12 Mustang Energy Services, Inc. 2018-07-02 1
Fairmont, West Virginia · www.extremeplasticsplus.com Aledo, Texas · www.mustangenergyservices.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
Twin Rivers Paper Company, Inc. 2013-06-21 Burrows Paper Corp. 2016-11-16 1
South Portland, Maine · www.twinriverspaper.com Little Falls, New York · www.burrowspaper.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 3 (20%) - 6 (21%) -
Manufacturing 2 (13%) - 6 (21%) -
Forest Products 2 (13%) - 4 (14%) -
Building Materials 2 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Construction 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Distribution - - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Engineering 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 28 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 14 (93%) - 25 (89%) -
  Texas 4 (27%) - 4 (14%) -
  New York 1 (7%) - 4 (14%) -
  Florida 1 (7%) - 3 (11%) -
  Michigan 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
  West Virginia 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maine 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  Kentucky 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (4%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (4%) -
  California - - 1 (4%) -
Canada 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
  Ontario 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
  Nova Scotia - - 1 (4%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 14 (93%) - 25 (89%) -
Cross-border 1 (7%) - 3 (11%) -
Total 15 - 28 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (53%) - 11 (39%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 5 (18%) -
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 4 (14%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) - 3 (11%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 28 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (42%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (33%) -
Merger 3 (25%) -
Total 12 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
2
Houlihan Lokey
1
Renaissance Strategic Advisors
1
Legal Deals
Holland & Knight LLP
1
Greenberg Traurig LLP
1
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
71%
5 71%
Strategic(s)
29%
2 29%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
12 100%