M&A Deal Summary

Compass Diversified Acquires Marucci

On March 9, 2020, private equity firm Compass Diversified acquired consumer products company Marucci from Envisage Equity for 200M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Compass Diversified’s 6th transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Compass Diversified’s 8th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Compass Diversified’s 21st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Compass Diversified’s 1st transaction in Louisiana.
Investment Fate
  • Marucci was sold to a strategic buyer in 2023 for 572M USD.
  • Marucci was sold to a publicly-traded strategic buyer in 2023 for 572M USD.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-03-09
Target Marucci
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Compass Diversified
Sellers(s) Envisage Equity
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 200M USD
Advisor(s) Jefferies (Financial)

Target

Marucci

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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Marucci is a manufacturer and distributor of baseball and softball equipment under the Marucci and Victus brands. Its product portfolio includes wood and metal bats, apparel and accessories, batting and fielding gloves, and bags and protective gear. Marucci Sports was established in 2009 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Compass Diversified

Westport, Connecticut, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 3.3B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Compass Diversified is a holding company focused on acquiring controlling interests in profitable small to middle-market businesses in attractive niche industries. Compass generally looks for US-based companies with proven management in place, low technological and/or product obsolescence risk, diverse customers, and EBITDA of at least $20 million. Compass Diversified was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 22 of 25
Sector (Consumer Products) 6 of 8
Type (Secondary Buyout) 11 of 13
State (Louisiana) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 21 of 24
Year (2020) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 8 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-05-09 Clean Earth

Hatboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Clean Earth, Inc. is a provider of environmental services for a variety of contaminated materials including soils, dredged materials, and hazardous waste and drill cuttings. The company analyzes, treats, documents, and recycles waste streams generated in multiple end-markets such as power, construction, oil & gas, infrastructure, industrial, and dredging. Treatment includes thermal desorption, dredged material stabilization, bioremediation, physical treatment/screening, and chemical fixation. Clean Earth was established in 1990 and is based in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.

Sell $625M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-08-25 Liberty Safe

Payson, Utah, United States

Liberty Safe is a provider of full-size residential safes in the U.S. The company offers the broadest line of home, gun, office, and commercial safes available from any one company. The company's products are offered under three popular brands–Liberty, National Security, and Centurion. Liberty Safe & Security Products was established in 1988 and is based in Payson, Utah.

Sell -

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Envisage Equity is an operationally-focused growth equity private equity firm. Envisage partners with middle-market entrepreneurs who are looking to significantly expand their businesses.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 1
State (Louisiana) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-10-31 Noble Environmental Technologies

San Diego, California, United States

Noble Environmental Technologies is a manufacturer of ECOR, an advanced sustainable building and design material that is 100% recycled and recyclable and has the highest value conversion waste-to-resource use.

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