Celerity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Celerity Partners has invested in 1 company.

Celerity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arelife science (27%) and information technology (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and growth capital (24%). In total, Celerity Partners has invested in 10 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Celerity Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). Celerity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2003 when it sold Advanced Accessory Systems for $260M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 1

Celerity Partners

12121 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 512,
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States
(310) 268-1710
www.celeritypartners.com
info@celeritypartners.com

Celerity Partners is a private equity firm that has invested equity capital in the change of control transactions of private companies. Celerity Partners typically partner with business owners to provide liquidity to entrepreneur and family-owned businesses, recapitalize existing owners of independent companies or facilitate corporate divestitures. Celerity Partners will consider investment opportunities across a wide range of industries in Healthcare, Contract Manufacturing, Energy Services, Infrastructure, and Environmental Services, and Transportation & Logistics. Celerity Partners was formed in 1995 and has offices in Los Angeles and Menlo Park.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 2 20
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 24 1 1 - - - 26
Sell (0.8/yr) # 18 1 1 - 2 - 22
vol $376M $376M
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
National Research Institute 2021-09-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.nritrials.com
360 PT Management LLC 2021-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Chandler, Arizona · www.360physicaltherapy.com
Western Jet Aviation, Inc. 2019-11-08 - Growth Capital
Van Nuys, California · www.westernjetaviation.com
Relation Insurance Services, Inc. 2019-02-21 - Secondary Buyout
Walnut Creek, California · www.relationinsurance.com
TotalCareRX, Inc. 2018-07-06 - Growth Capital
Oakland Gardens, New York · www.totalcarerx.com
Meridien Research Corporate 2018-04-16 - Secondary Buyout
Winter Park, Florida · www.meridienresearch.net
Tru Fit Athletic Clubs 2017-09-19 - Recapitalization
McAllen, Texas · www.trufitathleticclubs.com
All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc. 2016-12-15 - Unknown
Mesa, Arizona · www.allaboardamerica.com
Streamline Circuits Corp. 2016-12-15 - Sold to Management
Santa Clara, California · www.streamlinecircuits.com
Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc. 2016-08-10 - Secondary Buyout
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.pinnacletreatment.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 2 (40%) - 7 (27%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (12%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (8%) -
Aerospace 1 (20%) - 1 (4%) -
Automotive - - 1 (4%) -
Beverages - - 1 (4%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (20%) - 1 (4%) -
Distribution - - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (20%) - 1 (4%) -
Insurance - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (4%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (4%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 5 - 26 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (100%) - 25 (96%) -
  California 2 (40%) - 12 (46%) -
  Arizona - - 3 (12%) -
  Texas 2 (40%) - 2 (8%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (8%) -
  New York 1 (20%) - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (4%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
Canada - - 1 (4%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 5 (100%) - 25 (96%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (4%) -
Total 5 - 26 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 13 (50%) -
Growth Capital 2 (40%) - 6 (23%) -
Recapitalization 2 (40%) - 4 (15%) -
Venture 1 (20%) - 3 (12%) -
Total 5 - 26 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (36%) 260M (69%)
Trade Sale 7 (32%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (14%) 116M (31%)
IPO 1 (5%) -
Merger 1 (5%) -
Sold to Management 1 (5%) -
Unknown 1 (5%) -
Total 22 $376M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $260M
< $100M 2 $116M
TOTAL $376M
Largest Advanced Accessory Systems
$260M (2003-04-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
36%
8 (36%)
Strategic(s)
50%
11 (50%)

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