Churchill Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Churchill Equity’s most common sectors for investment aremachinery (16%) and business services (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (69%) and recapitalization (16%). In total, Churchill Equity has invested in 12 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2020 when it acquired Global Knowledge Training for $233M.

In the last 3 years, Churchill Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (37%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 1

Churchill Equity, Inc.

333 South 7th Street, Suite 3100,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
United States
(612) 673-6680
www.churchillequity.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Healthcare Services, Life Science

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 300
Target EBITDA 3 15
Investment Size 5 35
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 18 1 - - - - 19
vol $233M $233M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 10 - 1 - - - 11
  30

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Global Knowledge Training LLC 2021-05-28 - Merger
Cary, North Carolina · www.globalknowledge.com
Global Knowledge Training LLC 2020-11-10 233M USD Secondary Buyout
Cary, North Carolina · www.globalknowledge.com
Cal Quality Electronics, Inc. 2016-04-01 - Trade Sale
Santa Ana, California · www.calquality.com
Vira Manufacturing, Inc. 2014-12-31 - Merger
Perth Amboy, New Jersey · www.viranet.com
Churchill Aerospace LLC 2013-01-03 - Secondary Sale
Chino, California · www.churchillaerospace.com
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions LLC 2011-06-30 - Secondary Sale
Holt, Michigan · www.orchid-ortho.com
Tepsco 2008-07-17 - Trade Sale
Houston, Texas
GCM Medical & OEM, Inc. 2006-12-01 - Unknown
Union City, California
Corporate Benefit Services of America, Inc. 2006-11-01 - Trade Sale
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions LLC 2005-05-01 - Consolidation
Holt, Michigan · www.orchid-ortho.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery - - 3 (16%) -
Business Services - - 2 (11%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (11%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (11%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (5%) 233M (100%)
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (5%) -
Electronics - - 1 (5%) -
Engineering - - 1 (5%) -
Food - - 1 (5%) -
Franchising - - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (5%) -
Plastics - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $233M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 19 (100%) 233M (100%)
  California - - 8 (42%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (5%) 233M (100%)
  Illinois - - 1 (5%) -
  Texas - - 1 (5%) -
  South Dakota - - 1 (5%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (5%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (5%) -
  New York - - 1 (5%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (5%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (5%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $233M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 13 (68%) -
Recapitalization - - 3 (16%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (11%) 233M (100%)
Consolidation - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $233M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (36%) -
Merger 2 (18%) -
Trade Sale 2 (18%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (18%) -
Unknown 1 (9%) -
Total 11 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $233M
TOTAL $233M
Largest Global Knowledge Training LLC
$233M (2020-11-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Strategic(s)
55%
6 (55%)

FAQ

When was Churchill Equity, Inc. founded?

Churchill Equity, Inc. was founded in 1987.

What type of investor is Churchill Equity, Inc.?

Churchill Equity, Inc. is a private equity firm.

Where is Churchill Equity, Inc. headquartered?

Churchill Equity, Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

How much capital does Churchill Equity, Inc. have under management?

Churchill Equity, Inc. has 430M USD under management.

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