Denham Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Denham Capital has invested in 4 companies.

Denham Capital’s most common sectors for investment areoil/gas exploration (45%) and renewable energy (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (40%) and stake purchase (32%). In total, Denham Capital has invested in 12 US states and 15 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired MS Directional for $165M.

In the last 3 years, Denham Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Denham Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Covey Park Energy for $2.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity65
    • M&A Buy Activity45
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 5

Denham Capital

185 Dartmouth Street 7th Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
United States
(617) 531-7200
www.denhamcapital.com
stu.porter@denhamcapital.com

Denham Capital Management is a specialist private investment firm focused on the energy and commodities sectors. Denham looks to invest in businesses and assets involving natural resources, metals and mining, power and utilities, and energy-related infrastructure and services. Denham will consider investments worldwide, with current projects in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia. Denham will also consider both development projects as well as mature, operating businesses. The Firm's target investment size is $50 to $200 million. Denham Capital Management was founded in 2004 and has offices in Boston, Houston, London, and Pert.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Infrastructure, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 200
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 40 1 3 - 1 - 45
vol $265M $265M
Sell (1.0/yr) # 15 2 - 3 - - 20
vol $1.7B $415M $2.2B $4.3B
  65

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ceiba Energy Services, Inc. 2020-01-13 - Growth Capital
Houston, Texas · www.ceibaenergy.com
BioTherm Energy (Pty) Ltd. 2019-08-01 - Secondary Buyout
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.biothermenergy.com
Covey Park Energy LLC 2019-06-10 2.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.coveypark.com
WhiteWater Midstream LLC 2019-02-04 - Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.whitewatermidstream.com
Horizon Resources LLC 2018-03-20 - Growth Capital
Denver, Colorado · www.horizonresourcesllc.com
Neo Themis 2018-02-28 - Growth Capital
Casablanca, Morocco · www.neothemis.com
Live Oak Resource Partners LLC 2018-01-22 - Growth Capital
Houston, Texas · www.liveoakrp.com
JDS Silver, Inc. 2017-09-11 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.jdssilver.com
MS Directional 2017-09-05 215M USD Add-on Acquisition
Conroe, Texas · www.msdir.com
Rio Energy 2017-03-27 - Growth Capital
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil · www.rioenergy.com.br
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Nexif Energy Management Pte. Ltd. 2015-08-01 RPVD Development Pty Ltd. 2016-12-16 2
Singapore, Singapore · www.nexifenergy.com , Australia
Nexif Energy Management Pte. Ltd. 2015-08-01 OneWind Australia Pty Ltd. - Development Wind Projects 2016-12-16 1
Singapore, Singapore · www.nexifenergy.com , Australia
Greenleaf Power LLC 2010-11-15 Plainfield Renewable Energy Plant 2015-07-27 3
Sacramento, California · www.greenleaf-power.com Plainfield, Connecticut
Greenleaf Power LLC 2010-11-15 Tracy Biomass Plant 2013-06-03 2
Sacramento, California · www.greenleaf-power.com Tracy, California
Greenleaf Power LLC 2010-11-15 Colmac Energy, Inc. 2010-12-14 1
Sacramento, California · www.greenleaf-power.com Mecca, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 6 (40%) - 20 (44%) 265M (100%)
Renewable Energy 4 (27%) - 11 (24%) -
Metals/Mining 3 (20%) - 6 (13%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (13%) - 4 (9%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (4%) -
Utilities - - 2 (4%) -
Total 15 - 45 $265M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (47%) - 25 (56%) 165M (62%)
  Texas 5 (33%) - 13 (29%) 165M (62%)
  Colorado 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  California 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  West Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
  Hawaii - - 1 (2%) -
South Africa 2 (13%) - 3 (7%) -
Canada - - 3 (7%) -
  Alberta - - 2 (4%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
Brazil 2 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
Singapore 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Australia 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Chile 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Morocco 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Colombia - - 1 (2%) 100M (38%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) -
Spain - - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (2%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (2%) -
New Zealand - - 1 (2%) -
Philippines - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 7 (47%) - 25 (56%) 165M (62%)
Cross-border 8 (53%) - 20 (44%) 100M (38%)
Total 15 - 45 $265M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 10 (67%) - 18 (40%) -
Stake Purchase - - 14 (31%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (27%) - 8 (18%) -
PIPE - - 2 (4%) 100M (38%)
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (2%) 165M (62%)
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 45 $265M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (35%) 3.8B (89%)
Trade Sale 6 (30%) 492M (11%)
IPO 2 (10%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (10%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (5%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Total 20 $4.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Simmons & Company International Ltd.
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC
1
Legal Deals
Sidley Austin LLP
1
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $165M
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $265M
Largest MS Directional
$165M (2008-08-11)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
$100M to $1B 7 $2.1B
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest Covey Park Energy LLC
$2.2B (2019-06-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Strategic(s)
50%
10 (50%)

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