Calera Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Calera Capital has acquired 1 company.

Calera Capital’s most common sectors for investment are building materials (15%) and transportation (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (68%) and secondary buyout (18%). In total, Calera Capital has invested in 12 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Ironshore for $1.0B.

In the last 3 years, Calera Capital has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). Calera Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Modular Space for $1.1B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity49
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 2

Calera Capital

580 California Street, Suite 2200,
San Francisco, California 94104
United States,
(415)-632-5200
www.caleracapital.com

Calera Capital Partners LP is a private equity firm that targets investments in mid-sized North American businesses valued up to $750 million. Calera Capital looks to invest at least $35 million of equity capital per transaction. Target industries include manufacturing, software, healthcare, consumer products and services. Prospective transaction situations include leveraged recapitalizations of privately held companies, restructurings, growth financings/acquisitions, corporate spin-offs, and take-private situations. Calera seeks businesses with leading market positions, attractive margins, and strong organic growth. Calera Capital was formerly known as Fremont Partners, a unit of the Fremont Group. Calera Capital was formed in 1991 and has offices in San Francisco, California and Boston, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Real Estate, Retail, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 35 200
Enterprise Value - 750
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 25 - 2 1 - - 28
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 15 - 2 3 1 - 21
vol $1.4B $1.7B $3.1B
  49

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Risk Transfer Group Ltd. 2019-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Jersey, United Kingdom · www.risktransfergroup.com
ImageFirst Healthcare Laundry Specialists 2018-10-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.imagefirst.com
Rock-It Cargo LLC 2018-07-31 - Secondary Buyout
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania · www.rockitcargo.com
Grandpoint Capital, Inc. 2018-07-02 629M USD Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles,, California · www.grandpointbank.com
Modular Space Corp. 2018-06-22 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Berwyn, Pennsylvania · www.modspace.com
United Site Services, Inc. 2017-07-24 - Secondary Buyout
Westborough, Massachusetts · www.unitedsiteservices.com
Competitor Group, Inc. 2017-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.competitorgroup.com
The Evans Network of Co. (Evans Delivery Co.) 2017-02-09 - Secondary Buyout
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania · www.evansdelivery.com
Carnegie Fabrics, Inc. 2017-01-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rockville Centre, New York · www.carnegiefabrics.com
Sleepy’s, Inc. 2015-11-30 780M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Springfield, Massachusetts · www.sleepys.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ImageFirst Healthcare Laundry Specialists 2018-10-31 PureTex Solutions LLC 2019-11-18 2
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.imagefirst.com Orlando, Florida · www.puretexsolutions.com
ImageFirst Healthcare Laundry Specialists 2018-10-31 Faultless Healthcare Linen 2019-05-21 1
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.imagefirst.com Kansas City, Missouri · www.faultlesslinen.com
IPS Corp. 2006-07-13 IPS Tokai Corp. 2017-11-30 1
Compton, California · www.ipscorp.com Aichi, Japan · www.ips-tokai.co.jp
IPS Corp. 2006-07-13 Integra Adhesives, Inc. 2016-04-05 3
Compton, California · www.ipscorp.com Abbotsford, British Columbia · www.integra-adhesives.com
IPS Corp. 2006-07-13 Schwartz Chemical - Solvent Cement Assets 2015-11-09 2
Compton, California · www.ipscorp.com , Canada
IPS Corp. 2006-07-13 American Brass and Aluminum Foundry, Inc. 2010-08-18 1
Compton, California · www.ipscorp.com Los Angeles, California · www.abainc.net

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials 1 (25%) - 4 (14%) -
Insurance - - 3 (11%) 1.6B (100%)
Business Services - - 3 (11%) -
Transportation 1 (25%) - 3 (11%) -
Financial Services - - 2 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (25%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics - - 1 (4%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (4%) -
Retail - - 1 (4%) -
Total 4 - 28 $1.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 26 (93%) 628M (39%)
  California 1 (25%) - 6 (21%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (50%) - 5 (18%) -
  New York 1 (25%) - 2 (7%) -
  Texas - - 2 (7%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (7%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (7%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (7%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (4%) 628M (39%)
  Virginia - - 1 (4%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (4%) 1.0B (61%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 4 (100%) - 26 (93%) 628M (39%)
Cross-border - - 2 (7%) 1.0B (61%)
Total 4 - 28 $1.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (50%) - 19 (68%) 1.0B (61%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (50%) - 5 (18%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (7%) -
Going Private - - 1 (4%) 628M (39%)
PIPE - - 1 (4%) -
Total 4 - 28 $1.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 9 (43%) 629M (20%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (19%) 2.5B (80%)
Secondary Sale 4 (19%) -
IPO 3 (14%) -
Merger 1 (5%) -
Total 21 $3.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bear Stearns & Co. Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $628M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Ironshore, Inc.
$1.0B (2007-01-03)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.0B
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Modular Space Corp.
$1.1B (2018-06-22)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
36%
4 36%
Strategic(s)
64%
7 64%

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