CM Acquisitions Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

CM Acquisitions’ most common sectors for investment are business services (17%) and chemicals (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, CM Acquisitions has invested in 3 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, CM Acquisitions has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

CM Acquisitions LLC

230 West Monroe Street, Suite 2000,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
(312) 223-0204
www.cmacquisitions.com

CM Acquisitions LLC is a Chicago private equity firm focused on mid-sized businesses generating $20 to $300 million in revenues. CM will consider a variety of transaction situations, including non-core divestitures, private company sales, distressed businesses, as well as take privates. Sectors of interest include engineered plastics, capital goods manufacturers, outsourced industrial services, metalworking/metal fabrication, packaging, specialty chemicals, and electrical components. CM looks to be an active investor in working with portfolio companies.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 300
Target EBITDA 15 250
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 5 60
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 1 - - - - 6
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
American Roller Co. 2019-02-21 - Secondary Buyout
Union Grove, Wisconsin · www.americanroller.com
Color Communications, Inc. 2016-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chicago, Illinois · www.ccicolor.com
Prestress Engineering Co. LLC 2013-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Prairie Grove, Illinois · www.pre-stress.com
ABP Induction Systems GmbH 2011-01-01 - Trade Sale - Public Company
Dortmund, Germany · www.abpinduction.com
Prestress Engineering Co. LLC 2010-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Prairie Grove, Illinois · www.pre-stress.com
Pillar Induction Co., LLC 2008-06-01 - Merger
Brookfield, Wisconsin · www.pillar.com
ABP Induction Systems GmbH 2005-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dortmund, Germany · www.abpinduction.com
Pillar Induction Co., LLC 2003-02-1 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brookfield, Wisconsin · www.pillar.com
Plasma Coatings, Inc. 2003-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Waterbury, Connecticut · www.plasmacoatings.com
American Roller Co. 2001-12-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Union Grove, Wisconsin · www.americanroller.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 1 (17%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (17%) -
Construction - - 1 (17%) -
Machinery - - 1 (17%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (17%) -
Marketing 1 (100%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 1 - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (100%) - 5 (83%) -
  Illinois 1 (100%) - 2 (33%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (33%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (17%) -
Germany - - 1 (17%) -
Domestic 1 (100%) - 5 (83%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (17%) -
Total 1 - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (100%) - 6 (100%) -
Total 1 - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Merger 1 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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