M&A Deal Summary

Cerberus Capital Management Acquires Electrical Components International

On April 26, 2018, asset manager Cerberus Capital Management acquired electrical equipment company Electrical Components International, Inc. from KPS Capital Partners

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Cerberus Capital Management’s 1st transaction in the Electrical Equipment sector.
  • This is Cerberus Capital Management’s 41st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Cerberus Capital Management’s 1st transaction in Missouri.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-04-26
Target Electrical Components International, Inc.
Sector Electrical Equipment
Buyer(s) Cerberus Capital Management
Sellers(s) KPS Capital Partners
Deal Type Secondary Buyout

Target

Electrical Components International, Inc.

Creve Coeur, Missouri, United States
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Electrical Components International is a manufacturer of wire harnesses and value-added assembly services for consumer appliance and specialty-industrial applications. Electrical Components International was established in 1953 and is based in Creve Coeur, Missouri.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Cerberus Capital Management

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Asset Manager
Founded 1992
PE ASSETS 55.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Cerberus Capital Management is a private investment firm that targets a wide range of global investments. Cerberus primarily looks for undervalued or distressed situations. Industry sectors of interest include aerospace and defense, apparel, automotive and industrial, building products, commercial services, consumer and retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, paper, packaging, and printing, real estate, technology, telecommunications, transportation, and travel. In addition to private equity investing, Cerberus also provides corporate credit and acquires real estate. Cerberus was formed in 1992 by Steve Feinberg and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 60 of 81
Sector (Electrical Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 9 of 14
State (Missouri) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 41 of 59
Year (2018) 5 of 11
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-20 MBI Energy Services, Inc.

Belfield, North Dakota, United States

MBI Energy Services, Inc. is a provider of oilfield services in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana. The company provides services that address the fluid management and related transportation needs for the entire life of an oil well. MBI Energy Services was founded in 1979 and is based in Belfield, North Dakota.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-06-19 Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Miami, Florida, United States

Worldwide Flight Services is a provider of ground services at over 60 major airports. WFS provides ramp, passenger, cargo, and technical services for more than 200 domestic and international airlines, including American, Continental, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Korean Airlines. Worldwide Flight Services was founded in 1983 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

KPS Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1991
PE ASSETS 5.5B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

KPS Capital Partners is a private investment firm that targets special situations including turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, and corporate divestitures. KPS' target investment size is $100 to $500 million in businesses with minimum revenues of $250 million. The Firm has specific interest in companies engaged in the manufacturing, transportation, and service industries. KPS will not consider investments in high technology, financial services, telecommunications, broadcast media, real estate and natural resources. The Firm's geographic coverage spans the US, Canada, and Europe. KPS Capital Partners was formed in 1991 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 23 of 29
Sector (Electrical Equipment) 3 of 3
Type (Secondary Buyout) 8 of 10
State (Missouri) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 20 of 25
Year (2018) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-18 Lithion Power Group

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Lithion Power Group engages in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing, and selling primary lithium thionyl chloride, lithium sulfuryl chloride, lithium CFX, and lithium CFX Mno2 cells and packs. Lithion Power Group manufactures non-rechargeable primary lithium cells specifically designed to work in high vibration/shock environments with temperature ratings of up to 225°C. Lithion Group was founded in 1998 and based in Calgary, Alberta.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-05-02 Autokiniton Global Group LP

New York, New York, United States

Autokiniton Global Group LP to pursue investments in the global automotive supply industry. Autokiniton Global Group LP to expand the business through acquisitions in the automotive parts industry globally.

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