Bow River Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bow River Capital Partners has acquired 3 companies.

Bow River Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (50%) and engineering (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (42%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (17%). In total, Bow River Capital Partners has invested in 6 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Bow River Capital Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). Bow River Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold The Focus for $366M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

Bow River Capital Partners LLC

1780 South Bellaire Street, 8th Floor,
Denver, Colorado 80222
United States
(303) 861-8466
www.bowrivercapital.com
info@bowrivercapital.com

Bow River Capital is a private equity firm that provides equity capital and mezzanine debt to high growth companies. The Firm targets businesses generating sales of $10 and $75 million and EBITDA of $3 to $10 million. Bow River will consider investments throughout the US and Canada, however, the Firm's primary focus is on opportunities in the Rocky Mountain and Western regions of the US and Canada. Target industries include manufacturing, distribution, transportation, business and consumer services, financial services, natural resources and real estate. The Firm will consider both control and minority positions. Bow River Capital was established in 2003 and is based in Denver, Colorado.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 75
Target EBITDA 3 10
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 6 - 3 1 2 - 12
Sell (0.6/yr) # 10 2 - - 1 - 13
vol $366M $45M $411M
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Veregy 2019-06-24 - Consolidation
San Francisco, California · www.veregyconsulting.com
Strong-Bridge Envision Consulting LLC 2019-03-13 45M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bellevue, Washington · www.strong-bridge-envision.com
Kivu Consulting, Inc. 2019-02-12 - Recapitalization
San Francisco, California · www.kivuconsulting.com
Control Technology & Solutions Group (CTS Group) 2018-07-03 - Recapitalization
St. Louis, Missouri · www.ctsgroup.com
Midstate Mechanical, Inc. 2017-02-20 - Recapitalization
Phoenix, Arizona · www.midstatemechanical.com
Midstate Energy 2017-02-08 - Recapitalization
Phoenix, Arizona · www.midstate-energy.com
RailPros, Inc. 2017-01-09 - Growth Capital
Irvine, California · www.railpros.com
Prosci, Inc. 2016-12-22 - Recapitalization
Poway, California · www.prosci-inc.com
Professional Pediatric Home Care, Inc. 2016-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Englewood, Colorado · www.pediatrichomecare.com
AUC Group LP 2015-10-22 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.aucgrouplp.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Veregy 2019-06-24 Four Star Mechanical, Inc. 2020-05-01 4
San Francisco, California · www.veregyconsulting.com Hamilton, Ohio · www.fourstarmechanical.com
Veregy 2019-06-24 Four Star Fabricators & Service, Inc. 2020-05-01 3
San Francisco, California · www.veregyconsulting.com Bells, Texas · www.4starfab.com
Veregy 2019-06-24 Dynamix Energy Services 2019-06-24 2
San Francisco, California · www.veregyconsulting.com Columbus, Ohio · www.dynamixenergyservices.com
Veregy 2019-06-24 Dynamix Engineering 2019-06-24 1
San Francisco, California · www.veregyconsulting.com Columbus, Ohio · www.dynamix-ltd.com
Midstate Energy 2017-02-08 Urban Energy Solutions, Inc. 2018-03-21 1
Phoenix, Arizona · www.midstate-energy.com Phoenix, Arizona · www.uesfacilities.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 5 (71%) - 6 (50%) -
Engineering 1 (14%) - 2 (17%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (8%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 7 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (86%) - 10 (83%) -
  California 3 (43%) - 3 (25%) -
  Arizona 2 (29%) - 2 (17%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (17%) -
  Missouri 1 (14%) - 1 (8%) -
  Washington - - 1 (8%) -
  Florida - - 1 (8%) -
Canada 1 (14%) - 2 (17%) -
  British Columbia 1 (14%) - 1 (8%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 6 (86%) - 10 (83%) -
Cross-border 1 (14%) - 2 (17%) -
Total 7 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 4 (57%) - 5 (42%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) - 2 (17%) -
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 2 (17%) -
Consolidation 1 (14%) - 1 (8%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (8%) -
PIPE - - 1 (8%) -
Total 7 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 7 (54%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (15%) 411M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (15%) -
IPO 1 (8%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $411M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
CBIZ
1
Legal Deals
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
3
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $366M
< $100M 1 $45M
TOTAL $411M
Largest The Focus Corp.
$366M (2014-03-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
3 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
6 67%

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