Crimson Investment Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Crimson Investment’s most common sectors for investment are consumer products (25%) and engineering (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%) and divestiture (25%). In total, Crimson Investment has invested in 3 US states.

In the last 3 years, Crimson Investment has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Crimson Investment

601 California Street Suite 1450,
Brisbane, California 94108
United States,
+1 (650) 827-5500
www.crimsoninvestment.com
contact@crimsoninvestment.com

Crimson is a private equity firm that targets investments in middle-market businesses located in Asia and the US. Broad areas of interest include manufacturing and service based companies with international operations. Prospective companies typically have EBITDA of $5 to $40 million. Specific sectors of interest include industrial equipment, power equipment, security equipment, high precision automotive components, specialty chemicals, medical equipment, consumer durables, electronics, food equipment, precision machined, components, engineered plastics/composite components, electronic and electrical components, industrial controls, call centers, litigation support, debt collection, warranty claims, healthcare reimbursement, and financial transactions. Crimson was formed in 1993 and has offices in Palo Alto, California; Shanghai; and Taipei.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Plastics, Retail, Safety/Security, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 40
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Milton Industries, Inc. 2019-11-22 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.miltonindustries.com
Aqua-Chem, Inc. 2014-08-28 - Secondary Buyout
Knoxville, Tennessee · www.aqua-chem.com
Ameda, Inc. 2013-01-10 - Divestiture
Lincolnshire, Illinois · www.ameda.com
Milton Industries, Inc. 2012-06-01 - Growth Capital
Chicago, Illinois · www.miltonindustries.com
Tyden Group, Inc. 2005-05-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Circleville, Ohio · www.tyden.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ameda, Inc. 2013-01-10 Creche Innovations - Penguin Nutritional Warming Products 2016-10-31 1
Lincolnshire, Illinois · www.ameda.com Stilwell, Kansas
Tyden Group, Inc. 2005-05-02 Stoffel Seals Corp. 2010-10-04 2
Circleville, Ohio · www.tyden.com Nyack, New York · www.stoffelseals.com
Tyden Group, Inc. 2005-05-02 E.J. Brooks Co., Inc. 2009-11-04 1
Circleville, Ohio · www.tyden.com Livingston, New Jersey · www.tydenbrammall.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Engineering 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Machinery - - 1 (25%) -
Safety/Security 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 3 - 4 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 4 (100%) -
  Illinois 1 (33%) - 2 (50%) -
  Tennessee 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
  Ohio 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 3 - 4 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Divestiture 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (25%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (33%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 3 - 4 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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