Clyde Blowers Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Clyde Blowers Capital’s most common sectors for investment are machinery (72%) and electrical equipment (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and divestiture (43%). In total, Clyde Blowers Capital has invested in 2 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Textron - Fluid & Power Product Lines for $645M.

In the last 3 years, Clyde Blowers Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 4

Clyde Blowers Capital

5 Redwood Crescent, Peel Park,
East Kilbride, G74 5PA
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1355 575 000
www.clydeblowerscapital.com
info@clydeblowers.co.uk

Clyde Blowers Capital is a private investment firm focused on acquiring and investing in mid-sized engineering companies that serve the energy, utility, mining, and industrial industries. The Firm will consider companies in Western Europe and North America and has a special interest in businesses with mission-critical products/services with global market potential. Clyde Blowers Capital began investing in 1999 and is headquartered in East Kilbride, Scotland.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 75
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $758M $758M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 1 1 - 2
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hydreco Hydraulics Ltd. 2019-02-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Poole, United Kingdom · www.davidbrownhydraulics.com
Cone Drive Group 2018-07-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Traverse City, Michigan · www.conedrive.com
CBC Marine Engineering Ltd. 2014-09-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, United Kingdom
Preformed Windings Ltd. 2014-07-07 - Divestiture
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.preformedwindings.co.uk
Cone Drive Group 2012-01-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Traverse City, Michigan · www.conedrive.com
KETO Mining Pumps & Systems 2012-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, South Africa
Moventas Oy 2011-11-15 113M EUR Secondary Buyout
Vantaa , Finland · www.moventas.com
David Brown Gear Systems plc 2008-11-12 - Divestiture
Huddersfield, United Kingdom · www.davidbrown.com
Textron - Fluid & Power Product Lines 2008-09-11 645M USD Divestiture
Providence, Rhode Island
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
CBC Marine Engineering Ltd. 2014-09-09 Ferguson Marine Ltd. 2016-12-14 1
, United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 4 (67%) 758M (100%) 5 (71%) 758M (100%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Marine 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 6 $758M 7 $758M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 3 (50%) - 3 (43%) -
United States 1 (17%) 645M (85%) 2 (29%) 645M (85%)
  Rhode Island 1 (17%) 645M (85%) 1 (14%) 645M (85%)
  Michigan - - 1 (14%) -
Finland 1 (17%) 113M (15%) 1 (14%) 113M (15%)
South Africa 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 6 $758M 7 $758M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 3 (50%) 645M (85%) 3 (43%) 645M (85%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 3 (43%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (17%) 113M (15%) 1 (14%) 113M (15%)
Total 6 $758M 7 $758M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP
1
Legal Deals
CMS Legal Services EEIG
2
McGuireWoods LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $758M
TOTAL $758M
Largest Textron - Fluid & Power Product Lines
$645M (2008-09-11)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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