Bradford Equities Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Bradford Equities Management’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (36%) and building materials (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (86%) and pipe (8%). In total, Bradford Equities Management has invested in 12 US states.

In the last 3 years, Bradford Equities Management has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). Bradford Equities Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Arriba Foods for $47M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

Bradford Equities Management LLC

360 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 425,
White Plains, New York 10601
United States,
(914)922-7171
www.bradfordequities.com

Bradford Equities Management LLC (BEM) is a private equity firm that acquires mid-sized, US based companies in partnership with management. BEM generally seeks companies with $15 to $75 million in annual revenues for platform acquisitions and a minimum of $5 million in revenues for add-on acquisitions. BEM invests across a broad range of industries and favors low-technology manufacturing businesses as well as specialty distribution companies. Prospective acquisition candidates may include privately-held corporations and divisions or subsidiaries of larger corporations. Bradford Equities Management was formed in 1974 and is based in White Plains, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Food, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Retail, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 15 75
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 13 1 - - - - 14
Sell (0.2/yr) # 11 - 1 - - - 12
vol $47M $47M
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Independent Printing Co., Inc. 2017-01-30 - Add-on Acquisition
De Pere, Wisconsin · www.independentinc.com
United Brass Works, Inc. 2016-08-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Randleman, North Carolina · www.ubw.com
Alkota Cleaning Systems, Inc. 2015-05-05 - Secondary Buyout
Alcester, South Dakota · www.alkota.com
Professional Plumbing Group, Inc. 2013-08-01 - Secondary Buyout
Conway, South Carolina · www.professionalplumbinggroup.com
Indo-European Foods, Inc. 2012-08-01 - Secondary Buyout
Glendale, California · www.indo-euro.com
Globe Food Equipment Co. 2011-12-05 - Secondary Buyout
Dayton, Ohio · www.globeslicers.com
Connecticut Color, Inc. 2009-12-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Meriden, Connecticut · www.connecticutcolor.com
Globe Food Equipment Co. 2008-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dayton, Ohio · www.globeslicers.com
TriMark USA, Inc. 2006-11-30 - Secondary Buyout
South Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.trimarkusa.com
Paramount Cards, Inc. 2006-08-01 - Bankruptcy
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (33%) - 5 (36%) -
Building Materials - - 2 (14%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Distribution - - 1 (7%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Machinery - - 1 (7%) -
Publishing - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 14 (100%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (14%) -
  Texas - - 2 (14%) -
  North Carolina 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  Illinois 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  Connecticut 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (7%) -
  South Dakota - - 1 (7%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (7%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (7%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (7%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (7%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (100%) - 12 (86%) -
PIPE - - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (58%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (8%) 47M (100%)
Bankruptcy 1 (8%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) -
Sold to Management 1 (8%) -
Trade Sale 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $47M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $47M
TOTAL $47M
Largest Arriba Foods Inc. (dba Arriba Foods, Mexican Accent and Rio Real)
$47M (2005-01-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
70%
7 70%
Strategic(s)
30%
3 30%

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