CAI Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, CAI Capital Partners has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 2 others.

CAI Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (12%) and utilities (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (68%) and growth capital (16%). In total, CAI Capital Partners has invested in 8 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Tervita for $3.5B.

In the last 3 years, CAI Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (62%). CAI Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2003 when it sold Vista Midstream Solutions for $99M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity43
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 6

CAI Capital Partners

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(416)306-9810
www.caifunds.com
info@caifunds.com

CAI Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in buyouts, restructurings, acquisitions, recapitalizations and other corporate growth transactions in the US and Canada. CAI generally targets lower middle-market, profitable companies with $3 to $10 million of EBITDA. Prospective transaction situations include family successions, non-core divestitures, highly leveraged businesses in need of restructuring, businesses in rapidly changing in industries, or companies seeking consolidation opportunities. CAI Capital Partners was formed in 1989 and has offices in Vancouver and New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Insurance, Machinery, Manufacturing, Plastics, Renewable Energy, Technology Hardware, Utilities

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 - -
Target EBITDA 3 10
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 21 1 - 3 - - 25
vol $3.6B $3.6B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 15 - - 1 1 1 18
vol $111M $111M
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CSAT Solutions 2020-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.csat-solutions.com
Shred-Tech Corp. 2019-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Cambridge, Ontario · www.shred-tech.com
GeoStabilization International LLC 2018-11-19 - Secondary Buyout
Grand Junction, Colorado · www.geostabilization.com
Ansan Traffic Group Ltd. 2018-11-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Richmond, British Columbia · www.ansangroup.ca
Custom Air Conditioning Ltd. 2018-08-01 - Growth Capital
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia · www.customair.ca
Javelin Technologies Inc. 2018-05-02 - Growth Capital
Oakville, Ontario · www.javelin-tech.com
Canadian Heating Products, Inc. 2016-07-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Langley, British Columbia · www.montigo.com
House Design Co., Inc. 2015-06-02 - Growth Capital
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.sympli.com
AeroSat Corp. 2013-10-01 12M USD Add-on Acquisition
Amherst, New Hampshire · www.aerosat.com
GeoStabilization International LLC 2013-08-07 - Growth Capital
Grand Junction, Colorado · www.geostabilization.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Tervita Corp. 2007-11-19 Newalta Corp. 2018-03-01 3
Calgary, Alberta · www.tervita.com Calgary, Alberta · www.newalta.com
Tervita Corp. 2007-11-19 3K Oil Services Ltd. 2017-11-02 2
Calgary, Alberta · www.tervita.com Turtleford, Saskatchewan · www.3koil.com
Tervita Corp. 2007-11-19 Columbia Recycle Ltd. 2017-07-14 1
Calgary, Alberta · www.tervita.com Marysville, British Columbia · www.columbiarecycle.ca
Tervita Corp. 2007-11-19 Tervita Corp. - Victoria Treatment Facility 2016-06-20 2
Calgary, Alberta · www.tervita.com Victoria, British Columbia
Tervita Corp. 2007-11-19 Tervita, LLC 2014-12-19 1
Calgary, Alberta · www.tervita.com , Canada

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (25%) - 3 (12%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (13%) 3.5B (100%) 2 (8%) 3.5B (97%)
Utilities 1 (13%) - 2 (8%) 95M (3%)
Communications - - 2 (8%) -
Life Science - - 2 (8%) -
Manufacturing 2 (25%) - 2 (8%) -
Plastics - - 2 (8%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Engineering - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Insurance - - 1 (4%) -
Leisure - - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $3.5B 25 $3.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 7 (88%) 3.5B (100%) 15 (60%) 3.6B (100%)
  Ontario 1 (13%) - 6 (24%) -
  British Columbia 4 (50%) - 5 (20%) 95M (3%)
  Alberta 2 (25%) 3.5B (100%) 2 (8%) 3.5B (97%)
  Quebec - - 2 (8%) -
United States 1 (13%) - 9 (36%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (8%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
  Texas - - 1 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (4%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  California - - 1 (4%) -
  Washington - - 1 (4%) -
France - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $3.5B 25 $3.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (38%) - 17 (68%) -
Growth Capital 3 (38%) - 4 (16%) -
Going Private 1 (13%) 3.5B (100%) 1 (4%) 3.5B (97%)
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) 95M (3%)
Recapitalization 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Venture - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $3.5B 25 $3.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (33%) 111M (100%)
Trade Sale 5 (28%) -
Secondary Sale 4 (22%) -
IPO 3 (17%) -
Total 18 $111M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Stikeman Elliott LLP
3
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
1
Perkins Coie LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.5B
< $100M 1 $95M
TOTAL $3.6B
Largest Tervita Corp.
$3.5B (2007-11-19)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $111M
TOTAL $111M
Largest Vista Midstream Solutions Ltd.
$99M (2003-09-03)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
27%
4 27%
Strategic(s)
73%
11 73%

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