CI Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, CI Capital Partners has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

CI Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are distribution (18%) and business services (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (79%) and secondary buyout (11%). In total, CI Capital Partners has invested in 16 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired Ovation Brands for $665M.

In the last 3 years, CI Capital Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (45%). CI Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Anteon International for $2.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity46
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 1

CI Capital Partners LLC

500 Park Avenue, 8th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(212)752-1850
www.cicapllc.com
info@cicapllc.com

CI Capital Partners (formerly Caxton-Iseman Capital) is a private equity investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts of middle-market companies. CI Capital primarily targets investments in North America and looks to invest between $10 and $125 million of equity capital per transaction. The Firm concentrates on acquiring companies in stable industries with consolidation potential. CI has particular interest in the business services, government services, defense, consumer services, light manufacturing and distribution sectors. CI Capital Partners was founded in 1993 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Electronics, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Marketing, Restaurants, Safety/Security, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 20 3 4 - 1 - 28
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 13 - 3 1 1 - 18
vol $2.8B $2.8B
  46

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WTS International, Inc. 2019-10-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rockville, Maryland · www.wtsinternational.com
Tech Air 2019-02-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Danbury, Connecticut · www.techair.com
Galls LLC 2018-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
Lexington, Kentucky · www.galls.com
IntraPac International Corp. 2017-12-04 - Secondary Buyout
Mooresville, North Carolina · www.intrapacinternational.com
Summit Companies 2017-09-05 - Stake Purchase
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.summitcous.com
AlliedPRA, Inc. 2017-08-08 - Secondary Buyout
San Diego, California · www.alliedpra.com
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com
Material Handling Services LLC (dba Total Fleet Solutions Ltd.) 2017-03-13 - Secondary Buyout
Holland, Ohio · www.tfsglobal.com
Simplified Logistics LLC 2017-03-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Westlake, Ohio · www.simplifiedlogistics.com
Foundation Building Materials, Inc. 2017-02-10 - IPO
Tustin, California · www.fbmsales.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 Wasatch Arborists, Inc. 2020-01-21 5
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com Park City, Utah · www.wasatcharborists.com
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 Vine & Branch, Inc. 2019-12-24 4
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com Carmel, Indiana · www.vineandbranch.net
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 Greenhaven Tree Care, Inc. 2019-12-11 3
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com Louisville, Kentucky · www.greenhaventreecare.com
Maroon Group LLC 2014-07-07 Cambrian Solutions, Inc. 2019-09-23 10
Avon, Ohio · www.maroongroupllc.com Oakville, Ontario · www.cambrian.com
Maroon Group LLC 2014-07-07 Amsyn, Inc. 2019-07-25 9
Avon, Ohio · www.maroongroupllc.com Nashua, New Hampshire · www.amsyn.com
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 Clear Cut Tree & Lawn Care LLC 2019-07-11 2
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com Monroe, Connecticut · www.clearcuttree.com
Nature's Trees, Inc. 2017-06-06 Integrity Tree Service 2019-01-31 1
Bedford Hills, New York · www.savatree.com Grandville, Michigan · www.integritytree.com
Impact Group 2016-05-05 Cluep, Inc. 2018-09-18 6
Boise, Idaho · impactgrp.com Toronto, Ontario · www.cluep.com
Impact Group 2016-05-05 Co-Sales 2018-06-28 5
Boise, Idaho · impactgrp.com Phoenix, Arizona · www.co-sales.com
Maroon Group LLC 2014-07-07 J. Tech Sales LLC 2018-05-16 8
Avon, Ohio · www.maroongroupllc.com Boca Raton, Florida

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Distribution - - 5 (18%) 163M (10%)
Business Services - - 3 (11%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Leisure 1 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Marketing 2 (22%) - 2 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (4%) 665M (41%)
Building Materials - - 1 (4%) 560M (34%)
Electronics - - 1 (4%) 165M (10%)
Gaming - - 1 (4%) 79M (5%)
Chemicals 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Defense - - 1 (4%) -
Environmental 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Safety/Security 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 9 - 28 $1.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (100%) - 24 (86%) 1.6B (95%)
  Ohio 2 (22%) - 3 (11%) -
  California 2 (22%) - 3 (11%) -
  Minnesota 1 (11%) - 2 (7%) 665M (41%)
  Texas 1 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (7%) 560M (34%)
  Virginia - - 2 (7%) -
  New York 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
  Idaho 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (4%) 165M (10%)
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) 163M (10%)
  Tennessee - - 1 (4%) -
  South Dakota - - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (4%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (4%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (4%) -
United Kingdom - - 3 (11%) 79M (5%)
Canada - - 1 (4%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 9 (100%) - 24 (86%) 1.6B (95%)
Cross-border - - 4 (14%) 79M (5%)
Total 9 - 28 $1.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (67%) - 22 (79%) 1.5B (90%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (11%) - 3 (11%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) 163M (10%)
Growth Capital 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (11%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 9 - 28 $1.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (44%) -
Trade Sale 5 (28%) 576M (21%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (11%) 2.2B (79%)
IPO 2 (11%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $2.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.6B
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Ovation Brands, Inc.
$665M (2000-06-06)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $576M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest Anteon International Corp.
$2.2B (2006-06-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
80%
4 80%
Strategic(s)
20%
1 20%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
62%
8 62%
Strategic(s)
38%
5 38%

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