Bow River Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Bow River Capital Partners has acquired 11 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

Bow River Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (20%) and engineering (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (48%) and growth capital (20%). In total, Bow River Capital Partners has invested in 10 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Bow River Capital Partners has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). 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 Activity46
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 7

Bow River Capital Partners LLC

205 Detroit St,
Denver, Colorado 80206
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 $25 and $200 million and EBITDA of $5 to $20 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 25 200
Target EBITDA 5 20
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 8 2 4 4 2 5 25
Sell (1.8/yr) # 12 1 3 2 1 2 21
vol $366M $45M $411M
  46

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HRSoft 2022-09-13 - Growth Capital
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania · www.HRSoft.com
Altvia Solutions LLC 2022-07-26 - Recapitalization
Broomfield, Colorado · www.altvia.com
One10, LLC 2022-06-13 - Growth Capital
Plano, Texas · www.one10marketing.com
ProductPlan, LLC 2022-05-12 - Growth Capital
Santa Barbara, California · www.productplan.com
Amazing Care Home Health Services, Inc. 2022-05-03 - Recapitalization
Aurora, Colorado · www.amazingcare.com
Xima Software 2022-04-27 - Growth Capital
South Jordan, Utah · www.ximasoftware.com
Ocean Tomo LLC 2022-03-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.oceantomo.com
Progressive Services, Inc. 2021-10-05 - Recapitalization
Phoenix, Arizona · www.progressiveroofing.us
AbsenceSoft 2021-07-07 - Unknown
Golden, Colorado · www.absencesoft.com
Xyleme, Inc. 2021-05-06 - Recapitalization
Denver, Colorado · www.xyleme.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
NextEdge Networks 2020-09-02 Source Broadband Services LLC 2021-07-07 2
San Francisco, California · www.nextedgenetworks.com Roswell, Georgia · www.tach1.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (33%) - 5 (20%) -
Business Services - - 3 (12%) -
Engineering - - 3 (12%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (17%) - 3 (12%) -
Communications 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (8%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 25 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 23 (92%) -
  Colorado 3 (25%) - 7 (28%) -
  California 4 (33%) - 6 (24%) -
  Texas 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
  Arizona 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
  Utah 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Washington - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
Canada - - 2 (8%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (4%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 12 (100%) - 23 (92%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (8%) -
Total 12 - 25 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 6 (50%) - 12 (48%) -
Growth Capital 4 (33%) - 5 (20%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (8%) - 4 (16%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (4%) -
PIPE - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 25 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 7 (33%) -
Secondary Sale 4 (19%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (14%) 411M (100%)
IPO 2 (10%) -
Merger 2 (10%) -
Recapitalization 2 (10%) -
Unknown 1 (5%) -
Total 21 $411M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
CBIZ
1
Legal Deals
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
4
Holland & Hart LLP
3
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
2

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
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
24%
5 (24%)
Strategic(s)
48%
10 (48%)

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