Century Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

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

Century Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are insurance (46%) and business services (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (55%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%). In total, Century Equity Partners has invested in 17 US states and 5 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Century Equity Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (55%). Century Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Wilton Re Holdings for $1.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity51
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 2

Century Equity Partners

100 Federal Street, 29th Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States
(617) 863-2950
www.cepfunds.com
info@cepfunds.com

Century Capital Partners is the private equity arm of Century Capital Management LLC, an asset management firm invests in lower middle market companies located in the US, Canada, Bermuda and UK. CCP focuses on companies with rapidly growing, profitable businesses led by strong management teams with an enterprise value between $25 and $250 million and equity capital ranging from $5 to $30 million and in conjunction with its limited partners and select co-investors can commit up to $100 million to a single transaction. The Firm targets companies operating in the fields of financial services, insurance and healthcare services. Types of transactions include buyouts and growth capital. It seeks minority interest and also considers co-invests. Century Capital Partners was formed in 1987 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Marketing, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 30
Investment Size 15 200
Enterprise Value 25 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 29 1 - 1 - - 31
Sell (1.0/yr) # 15 1 1 1 2 - 20
vol $3.2B $3.2B
  51

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
McBee Associates, Inc. 2019-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.mcbeeassociates.com
Relation Insurance Services, Inc. 2019-02-21 - Secondary Buyout
Walnut Creek, California · www.relationinsurance.com
The Credit Junction 2018-10-30 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.thecreditjunction.com
Priority Care Solutions LLC 2018-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.prioritycaresolutions.com
BrightClaim LLC 2017-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.brightclaim.com
Conner Strong & Buckelew, Inc. 2016-04-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Marlton, New Jersey · www.connerstrong.com
Social Security Advocates for the Disabled LLC 2016-02-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Norwell, Massachusetts · www.ssadreps.com
Integro Insurance Brokers 2015-08-05 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.integrogroup.com
McBee Associates, Inc. 2015-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.mcbeeassociates.com
Flores & Associates LLC 2015-01-01 - Growth Capital
Charlotte , North Carolina · www.flores-associates.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
BroadStreet Capital Partners, Inc. 2012-02-13 Bearence Management Group LLC 2015-06-11 1
Columbus, Ohio · www.broadstreetcorp.com West Des Moines, Iowa · www.bearence.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Insurance 2 (18%) - 14 (45%) -
Business Services 4 (36%) - 4 (13%) -
Financial Services 1 (9%) - 3 (10%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (18%) - 3 (10%) -
Information Technology 1 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (3%) -
Marketing - - 1 (3%) -
Software 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 31 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (100%) - 25 (83%) -
  Florida 2 (20%) - 4 (13%) -
  Ohio 2 (20%) - 2 (7%) -
  North Carolina 2 (20%) - 2 (7%) -
  New York 1 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (7%) -
  California - - 2 (7%) -
  New Jersey 1 (10%) - 1 (3%) -
  Michigan 1 (10%) - 1 (3%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (10%) - 1 (3%) -
  Montana - - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) -
  Utah - - 1 (3%) -
  Texas - - 1 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (3%) -
Bermuda - - 3 (10%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (3%) -
Canada - - 1 (3%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 10 (100%) - 25 (83%) -
Cross-border - - 5 (17%) -
Total 10 - 30 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (64%) - 17 (55%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (27%) - 12 (39%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (3%) -
Divestiture 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 31 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (30%) 1.8B (57%)
Trade Sale 5 (25%) 202M (6%)
Secondary Sale 4 (20%) 1.2B (36%)
Unknown 2 (10%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) -
Sold to Management 1 (5%) -
Total 20 $3.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $202M
< $100M 1 $37M
TOTAL $3.2B
Largest Wilton Re Holdings Ltd.
$1.8B (2014-03-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
31%
5 31%
Strategic(s)
69%
11 69%

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