Brightwood Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Brightwood Capital’s most common sectors for investment are information technology (25%) and chemicals (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and growth capital (25%). In total, Brightwood Capital has invested in 7 US states.

In the last 3 years, Brightwood Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 4

Brightwood Capital

810 7th Avenue, 26th Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(646) 957-9525
www.brightwoodlp.com
info@brightwoodlp.com

Brightwood Capital Advisors is a private investment firm focused on providing mezzanine and equity capital to US-based small and medium-sized companies. The Firm typically targets profitable, family-owned companies with $5 to $75 million of EBITDA. Sectors of interest include business services, franchising, transportation, technology, and telecommunications. Brightwood Capital was formed in 2010 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 2 - - - - 8
Sell (0.8/yr) # 4 - 2 1 1 - 8
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
VanDeMark Chemical, Inc. 2019-04-23 - Secondary Buyout
Lockport, New York · www.vdmchemical.com
Invenergy Renewables LLC 2018-05-22 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.invenergyllc.com
Switch, Inc. 2017-10-06 - IPO
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.switch.com
365 Data Centers 2017-04-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Norwalk, Connecticut · www.365datacenters.com
Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corp. 2016-10-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Garner, North Carolina · www.sigmaelectric.com
Hylan 2016-07-26 - Growth Capital
Holmdel, New Jersey · www.hylan.com
Planet Fitness, Inc. 2015-06-22 - IPO
Hampton, New Hampshire · www.planetfitness.com
CIOX Health 2014-10-31 - Secondary Buyout
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.cioxhealth.com
Track Utilities LLC 2014-06-05 - Secondary Buyout
Meridian, Idaho · www.trackutilitiesllc.com
Gogo, Inc. 2013-06-20 - IPO
Chicago, Illinois · www.gogoair.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corp. 2016-10-13 Tooling Dynamics LLC 2019-12-23 2
Garner, North Carolina · www.sigmaelectric.com York, Pennsylvania · www.toolingdynamics.com
Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corp. 2016-10-13 Avalon Precision Metalsmiths 2019-08-20 1
Garner, North Carolina · www.sigmaelectric.com Cleveland, Ohio · www.avalon-castings.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology - - 2 (25%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (13%) -
Construction 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (13%) -
Environmental 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (13%) -
Manufacturing 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 8 (100%) -
  New Jersey 2 (67%) - 2 (25%) -
  North Carolina 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
  New York - - 1 (13%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (13%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (13%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (13%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (13%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) - 4 (50%) -
Growth Capital 1 (33%) - 2 (25%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (33%) - 2 (25%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (63%) -
IPO 3 (38%) -
Total 8 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1
Jones Day
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%

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