M&A Deal Summary

D Cubed Group Acquires KPS Global

On December 7, 2015, private equity firm D Cubed Group acquired building materials company KPS Global from The Manitowoc Company for 85M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is D Cubed Group’s 1st transaction in the Building Materials sector.
  • This is D Cubed Group’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is D Cubed Group’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is D Cubed Group’s 1st transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-12-07
Target KPS Global
Sector Building Materials
Buyer(s) D Cubed Group
Sellers(s) The Manitowoc Company
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 85M USD

Target

KPS Global

Forth Worth, Texas, United States
website
KPS Global LLC is a manufacturer of insulated panel systems, supplier of aftermarket parts/replacement equipment and provider of installation services. KPS Global is based in Forth Worth, Texas.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

D Cubed Group LLC is a private investment firm focused on acquiring small to mid-sized, profitable companies. Targeted sectors include consumer and business services. D Cubed Group is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 3
Year (2015) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-11-01 Trading Company Holdings

New York, New York, United States

Trading Company Holdings is a platform business that acquires, invests in, and builds genre, interest, and enthusiast-oriented retailers in the direct-to-consumer and multi-channel marketing sectors. Trading Company Holdings was founded in 2014 and is based in New York City.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

The Manitowoc Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1902
Sector Machinery
Employees4,200
Revenue 2.0B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

The Manitowoc Company is a manufacturer of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry, which are complemented by product support services. Manitowoc also manufactures commercial foodservice equipment. The Manitowoc Company was founded in 1902 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 4
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 3
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 4
Year (2015) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-01-28 Jackson WWS

Gray, Kentucky, United States

Jackson is a producer of warewashing equipment systems primarily for institutions and commercial kitchen applications.

Sell $26M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-07-20 H&E Equipment Services - Crane Business

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

H&E Equipment Services' Crane Business provides rentals, new sales, used sales, aftermarket parts, and service to a variety of end-market customers.

Buy $130M