Desco Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Desco Capital’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (25%) and electrical equipment (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, Desco Capital has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Desco Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is acquisition financing (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Desco Capital

7795 Walton Parkway, Suite 175,
New Albany, Ohio 43054
United States
(614) 888-8855

Desco Capital Partners (DCP) is a private investor group established to invest in US-based growth companies operating in a variety of industry sectors. Target investment situations include acquisitions, management buyouts, and growth capital financings. DCP will also consider distressed situations. DCP's investment horizon is three to seven years. The Firm will not invest in companies involved in oil & gas, real estate, retail sales or e-Commerce. DCP was formed in 1992 and is a unit of Desco Corporation. DCP is based in Columbus, Ohio.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Plastics, Software, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - 150
Target EBITDA 2 12
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 (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 - 1 - 3
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Medical Indicators, Inc. 2019-06-17 - Secondary Buyout
Hamilton, New Jersey · www.medicalindicators.com
Republic Doors & Frames, Inc. 2017-01-03 - Add-on Acquisition
McKenzie, Tennessee · www.republicdoor.com
Tek-Air Systems, Inc. 2015-01-15 - Acquisition Financing
Danbury, Connecticut · www.tek-air.com
Matting Technology Corp. 2013-01-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Granby, Quebec · www.mattech.ca
Ludlow Composites Corp. 2012-12-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fremont, Ohio · www.ludlow-comp.com
Mueller Electric Co., Inc. 2011-12-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Akron, Ohio · www.muellerelectric.com
Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies 1988-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Newell, West Virginia · www.marshbellofram.com.
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Plastics 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 4 - 4 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (75%) - 3 (75%) -
  Ohio 2 (50%) - 2 (50%) -
  West Virginia 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Canada 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
  Quebec 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Domestic 3 (75%) - 3 (75%) -
Cross-border 1 (25%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 4 - 4 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (100%) - 4 (100%) -
Total 4 - 4 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

M&A Connections

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

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