Crescent Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Mezzanine Finance Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Crescent Capital Group has acquired 3 companies.

Crescent Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (10%) and manufacturing (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (36%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (30%). In total, Crescent Capital Group has invested in 18 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Telediffusion de France S.A for $5.6B.

In the last 3 years, Crescent Capital Group has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (41%). Crescent Capital Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold URS for $6.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity111
    • M&A Buy Activity64
    • M&A Sell Activity47
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 62
  • M&A Advisors 13

Crescent Capital Group LP

11100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2000,
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States
(310) 235-5900
www.crescentcap.com
daniel.honeker@tcw.com

Crescent Capital is a provider of debt securities to middle-market companies. Crescent looks to issue senior bank loans, high yield bonds, mezzanine debt and distressed debt to fund a variety of needs. The FIrm's direct lending group looks to provide $10 to $30 million to sponsor-backed companies that generate $5 to $35 million of EBITDA. Crescent's mezzanine practice typically provides junior capital to support buyouts, recapitalizations, and refinancings. Crescent Capital was formed in 1991 and was originally known as TCW/Crescent Mezzanine. The Firm has offices in Los Angeles, Boston, New York, and London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Packaging, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 35
Investment Size 10 -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 58 3 2 1 - - 64
vol $20.6B $20.6B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 44 - 2 1 - - 47
vol $35.8B $35.8B
  111

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Enhanced Recovery Co. LLC 2022-10-04 - Trade Sale
Jacksonville, Florida · www.ercbpo.com
Voff Premium Pet Food 2022-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.voff.pet
SRL Traffic Systems Ltd. 2021-12-06 - Secondary Sale
Middlewich, United Kingdom · www.srl.co.uk
IMServ Europe Ltd. 2021-09-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.imserv.com
F45 Training Holdings, Inc. 2021-07-12 - IPO
Austin, Texas · www.f45training.com
ChargePoint Technology Ltd. 2021-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
Liverpool, United Kingdom · www.thechargepoint.com
Spy Alarms Ltd. 2020-09-01 - Growth Capital
Orpington, United Kingdom · www.spyalarms.co.uk
NAVTOR AS 2020-08-27 - Growth Capital
Egersund, Norway · www.navtor.com
F45 Training Holdings, Inc. 2020-06-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Austin, Texas · www.f45training.com
Radiation Therapy Services, Inc. 2019-12-13 1.1B USD Trade Sale
Fort Myers, Florida · www.21co.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 William H. Connolly & Co. 2020-12-17 62
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com Montclair, New Jersey · www.whconnolly.com
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 Ganim Group, Inc. 2020-09-22 61
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com Shelton, Connecticut
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 CBIZ, Inc. - Book of Business 2020-04-21 60
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com Cleveland, Ohio
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 Regency Insurance Group LLC 2020-02-11 59
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com East Lansing, Michigan · www.regency-group.com
The Hilb Group LLC 2019-10-30 Group Brokerage Insurance Agency LLC 2020-01-28 58
Richmond, Virginia · www.hilbgroup.com Waltham, Massachusetts
Dental Care Alliance LLC 2015-07-06 NorthEast Dental Management LLC 2016-01-07 2
Sarasota, Florida · www.dentalcarealliance.net Roselle Park, New Jersey · www.nedentalmanagement.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 6 (9%) 2.5B (12%)
Manufacturing 1 (9%) - 6 (9%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) 1.1B (5%)
Information Technology 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) -
Communications - - 4 (6%) 7.4B (36%)
Retail - - 4 (6%) 3.8B (18%)
Automotive - - 3 (5%) 650M (3%)
Consumer Services 1 (9%) - 3 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 3 (5%) -
Insurance 1 (9%) - 3 (5%) -
Life Science - - 2 (3%) 1.3B (6%)
Safety/Security 1 (9%) - 2 (3%) 828M (4%)
Consumer Products 1 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
Food - - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (3%) -
Staffing 2 (18%) - 2 (3%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) 1.7B (8%)
Gaming - - 1 (2%) 1.3B (6%)
Furniture - - 1 (2%) 100M (< 1%)
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Information Services - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 11 - 64 $20.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (55%) - 52 (81%) 8.8B (43%)
  California - - 6 (9%) 1.8B (9%)
  Virginia 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) 1.7B (8%)
  Florida 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) 1.2B (6%)
  Illinois 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) 828M (4%)
  Texas 1 (9%) - 5 (8%) -
  Massachusetts - - 4 (6%) -
  Georgia 1 (9%) - 3 (5%) 500M (2%)
  Maryland - - 3 (5%) 847M (4%)
  New York - - 3 (5%) -
  Iowa 1 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (3%) -
  Missouri - - 2 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) 1.4B (7%)
  Washington - - 1 (2%) 550M (3%)
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom 3 (27%) - 5 (8%) 1.3B (6%)
Switzerland - - 2 (3%) 2.4B (12%)
Norway 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Sweden 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
France - - 1 (2%) 5.6B (27%)
Greece - - 1 (2%) 1.8B (9%)
Israel - - 1 (2%) 650M (3%)
Domestic 6 (55%) - 52 (81%) 8.8B (43%)
Cross-border 5 (45%) - 12 (19%) 11.8B (57%)
Total 11 - 64 $20.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 6 (55%) - 23 (36%) 4.4B (21%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (9%) - 19 (30%) 6.8B (33%)
Growth Capital 3 (27%) - 6 (9%) -
Going Private - - 4 (6%) 5.1B (25%)
Divestiture - - 3 (5%) 3.5B (17%)
Recapitalization 1 (9%) - 3 (5%) 847M (4%)
Special Situations/Distressed - - 2 (3%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (3%) -
Add-on Acquisition - - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 11 - 64 $20.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (30%) 10.3B (29%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 13 (28%) 15.2B (42%)
IPO 8 (17%) -
Trade Sale 6 (13%) 5.1B (14%)
Merger 2 (4%) 3.4B (9%)
Recapitalization 2 (4%) 1.9B (5%)
Bankruptcy 2 (4%) -
Total 47 $35.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
ArentFox Schiff LLP
1
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
1
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 9 $17.1B
$100M to $1B 5 $3.4B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $20.6B
Largest Telediffusion de France S.A
$5.6B (2006-10-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 12 $33.0B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.8B
TOTAL $35.8B
Largest URS Corp.
$6.0B (2014-10-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
38%
24 (38%)
Strategic(s)
3%
2 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
15 (32%)
Strategic(s)
43%
20 (43%)

FAQ

When was Crescent Capital Group LP founded?

Crescent Capital Group LP was founded in 1991.

What type of investor is Crescent Capital Group LP?

Crescent Capital Group LP is a mezzanine finance firm.

Where is Crescent Capital Group LP headquartered?

Crescent Capital Group LP is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

How much capital does Crescent Capital Group LP have under management?

Crescent Capital Group LP has 39.0B USD under management.

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