DNS Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, DNS Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 2 others.

DNS Capital’s most common sectors for investment are agriculture (15%) and business services (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (29%) and venture (29%). In total, DNS Capital has invested in 7 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired TMS International for $1.0B.

In the last 3 years, DNS Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

DNS Capital

400 N. Michigan Avenue Suite S1700,
Chicago, Illinois 60611
United States
(312) 982-0047
www.dnscap.com
ehess@dnscap.com

DNS Capital is the investment group for Gigi Pritzker, Michael Pucker and their family. The Firm looks to invest $25 to $100 million in US based companies generating $10 to $50 million of EBITDA. Sectors of interest include industrials, business services, consumer, and real estate. DNS will consider both control or minority positions. DNS is based in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Food, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Real Estate, Restaurants, Safety/Security, Software

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 10 50
Investment Size 25 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 2 2 - 2 1 - 7
vol $1.0B $1.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
R Software, Inc. 2019-01-11 - Venture
San Francisco, California · www.rapidapi.com
Beyond Meat, Inc. 2018-11-18 - IPO
El Segundo, California · www.beyondmeat.com
RedShelf 2018-10-10 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.redshelf.com
KBP Foods LLC 2018-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Overland Park, Kansas · www.kbp-foods.com
Lithko Contracting LLC 2016-03-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Chester, Ohio · www.lithko.com
Industrial Magnetics, Inc. 2016-02-16 - Secondary Buyout
Boyne City, Michigan · www.magnetics.com
Shenandoah Growers, Inc. 2015-08-28 - Growth Capital
Harrisonburg, Virginia · www.shenandoahgrowers.com
TMS International Corp. 2013-08-26 1.0B USD Going Private
Glassport, Pennsylvania · www.tmsinternational.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%) 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%)
Agriculture 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Construction 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Distribution 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Information Technology 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Restaurants 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $1.0B 7 $1.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) 1.0B (100%) 7 (100%) 1.0B (100%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%) 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%)
  Virginia 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Ohio 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Michigan 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Kansas 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Illinois 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  California 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $1.0B 7 $1.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Venture 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Going Private 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%) 1 (14%) 1.0B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $1.0B 7 $1.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest TMS International Corp.
$1.0B (2013-08-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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