C3 Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, C3 Capital has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

C3 Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (11%) and manufacturing (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (48%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, C3 Capital has invested in 24 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, C3 Capital has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (39%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity101
    • M&A Buy Activity83
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 36
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 33

C3 Capital LLC

1511 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 500,
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
United States
(816) 756-2225
www.c3cap.com
pcurran@c3cap.com

C3 Capital Partners LP is a private investment firm that provides capital for later-stage growth, strategic acquisitions, ownership transitions, and recapitalizations. The Firm typically invests in the form of subordinated debt or preferred equity and can commit between $3 and $12 million per transaction. Target sectors include chemicals, plastics, energy, business services, distribution, and high value-added manufacturing. C3 does not seek a controlling interest when pursuing investments. C3 will not invest in real estate, oil/gas exploration, or financial institutions. C3's investment funds are licensed as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC).


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Engineering, Environmental, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Packaging, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Software, Staffing, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation, Utilities

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size 3 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 70 5 4 1 2 1 83
Sell (1.8/yr) # 9 4 2 - 2 1 18
  101

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Electronic Transaction Consultants Corp. 2020-08-10 - Secondary Buyout
Richardson, Texas · www.etcc.com
Green Goo 2020-01-01 - Growth Capital
Lyons, Colorado · www.greengoo.com
SuccessEd 2019-08-31 - Secondary Buyout
Frisco, Texas · www.successed.net
National Power LLC 2019-07-10 - Growth Capital
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.natpow.com
iOR Partners 2019-06-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kansas City, Missouri · www.iorpartners.com
Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems, Inc. 2019-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.ez-recovery.com
New World Natural Brands LLC 2018-03-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chicago, Illinois · www.newworldnaturalbrands.com
BP Express, Inc. 2017-10-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Knoxville, Tennessee · www.bpxlogistics.com
Market Fresh Produce LLC 2017-10-02 - Recapitalization
Springfield, Missouri · www.marketfreshproduce.net
Grunt Style LLC 2017-09-18 - Growth Capital
San Antonio, Texas · www.gruntstyle.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Stouse LLC 2015-12-08 Magna Plus, Inc. 2019-11-05 1
New Century, Kansas · www.stouse.com Kansas City, Kansas · www.magnaplus.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 5 (13%) - 9 (11%) -
Manufacturing 5 (13%) - 7 (8%) -
Environmental 3 (8%) - 6 (7%) -
Consumer Products 4 (11%) - 5 (6%) -
Distribution 2 (5%) - 5 (6%) -
Chemicals 2 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Software - - 4 (5%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (4%) -
Life Science - - 3 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (2%) -
Food 2 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Information Technology 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (2%) -
Machinery - - 2 (2%) -
Medical Products 2 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Publishing 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) -
Communications 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (1%) -
Franchising 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Media - - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (1%) -
Retail - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Utilities 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 84 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 38 (100%) - 82 (100%) -
  Florida 6 (16%) - 11 (13%) -
  Kansas 5 (13%) - 10 (12%) -
  California 5 (13%) - 9 (11%) -
  Texas 1 (3%) - 7 (9%) -
  Missouri 5 (13%) - 5 (6%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 5 (6%) -
  Tennessee 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  North Carolina 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Illinois 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  Oregon 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  Ohio 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  Colorado 2 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
  Georgia 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (2%) -
  New York - - 2 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (2%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  New Mexico 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Utah - - 1 (1%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (1%) -
  Nebraska - - 1 (1%) -
  Arkansas - - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 82 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 17 (45%) - 40 (48%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (26%) - 19 (23%) -
Recapitalization 6 (16%) - 16 (19%) -
Acquisition Financing 5 (13%) - 5 (6%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (2%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (1%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 84 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (44%) -
Trade Sale 5 (28%) -
IPO 1 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (6%) -
Sold to Management 1 (6%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (6%) -
Unknown 1 (6%) -
Total 18 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
60%
3 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
2 40%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
65%
11 65%
Strategic(s)
35%
6 35%

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