Craton Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Profile

Craton Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arerenewable energy (37%) and information technology (19%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (82%) and growth capital (19%). In total, Craton Equity Partners has invested in 5 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Gigacrete for $5M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is unknown (63%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Craton Equity Partners LLC

8750 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 250,
Beverly Hills, California 90211
United States
(310) 954-2220
www.cratonep.com
info@cratonep.com

Craton Equity Partners (CEP) is a specialist investment firm that targets growth companies in certain areas of the clean tech and environmental technology sectors. Specific areas of interest include water remediation, waste conversion, 'green' building materials, renewable sources of energy, distributed energy systems, recycling companies, and alternative fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel. CEP looks for undercapitalized companies valued less than $50 million. Craton Equity Partners was formed in 2005 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Technology Hardware

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $5M $5M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Liquid Environmental Solutions Corp. 2017-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
Irving, Texas · www.liquidenviro.com
Arxx Corp. 2014-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Cobourg, Ontario · www.arxxbuild.com
EnLink Geoenergy Services, Inc. 2014-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Rancho Dominguez, California · www.enlinkgeoenergy.com
Second Rotation, Inc. 2013-10-01 - Unknown
Boston, Massachusetts · www.gazelle.com
Bridgelux, Inc. 2013-10-01 - Unknown
Livermore, California · www.bridgelux.com
GreenWave Reality ApS 2013-10-01 - Unknown
Hørsholm, Denmark · www.greenwavereality.com
Propel Fuels, Inc. 2013-10-01 - Unknown
Redwood City, California · www.propelfuels.com
Rypos, Inc. 2013-10-01 - Unknown
Holliston, Massachusetts · www.rypos.com
Bridgelux, Inc. 2011-08-03 - Venture
Livermore, California · www.bridgelux.com
Second Rotation, Inc. 2011-07-21 - Venture
Boston, Massachusetts · www.gazelle.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Renewable Energy - - 4 (36%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (18%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (9%) 5M (100%)
Business Services - - 1 (9%) -
Environmental - - 1 (9%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (9%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (9%) -
Total - - 11 $5M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 8 (73%) 5M (100%)
  California - - 3 (27%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (18%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (9%) 5M (100%)
  Virginia - - 1 (9%) -
  Texas - - 1 (9%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (9%) -
Canada - - 1 (9%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (9%) -
Denmark - - 1 (9%) -
Domestic - - 8 (73%) 5M (100%)
Cross-border - - 3 (27%) -
Total - - 11 $5M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture - - 9 (82%) 5M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 2 (18%) -
Total - - 11 $5M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 5 (63%) -
Trade Sale 2 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $5M
TOTAL $5M
Largest Gigacrete, Inc.
$5M (2007-06-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
25%
2 (25%)

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