Duchossois Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Duchossois Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment are electrical equipment (20%) and internet software and services (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (40%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (20%). In total, Duchossois Capital Management has invested in 5 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired AMX for $315M.

In the last 3 years, Duchossois Capital Management has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (60%). Duchossois Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold AMX for $365M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Duchossois Capital Management

444 W. Lake Street, Suite 2000,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States,
(630) 279-3600
www.dcmllc.com
info@dcmllc.com

Duchossois Capital Management is the investment arm of family-controlled holding company, The Duchossois Group. Duchossois Capital pursues a variety of investment strategies including direct investments in companies and real estate, public securities, and fund commitments. Duchossois Capital's direct investment arm looks to commit $10 to $50 million in profitable companies generating $50 to $500 million in annual revenue. For platform investments, Duchossois seeks opportunities throughout North America but will consider add-ons globally. Areas of interest include engineered industrial products, building products, transportation, logistics, rail leasing, value-added distribution, consumer durables, security, healthcare services, and technology-enabled services. Duchossois Capital Management is based in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Add-on Acquisition

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 500
Target EBITDA 10 75
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 1 - - - - 5
vol $315M $315M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 1 1 - - - 5
vol $365M $365M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Systems, Inc. 2017-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Germantown, Wisconsin · www.docksystemsinc.com
Systems, Inc. 2016-05-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Germantown, Wisconsin · www.docksystemsinc.com
HeathCo LLC 2016-01-20 - Secondary Buyout
Bowling Green, Kentucky · www.heath-zenith.com
Brivo Systems LLC 2015-05-01 - Secondary Buyout
Bethesda, Maryland · www.brivo.com
AMX LLC 2014-05-21 365M USD Add-on Acquisition
Richardson, Texas · www.amx.com
Milestone AV Technologies LLC 2013-12-12 - Secondary Buyout
Savage, Minnesota · www.milestone.com
Milestone AV Technologies LLC 2008-05-15 - Secondary Buyout
Savage, Minnesota · www.milestone.com
HeathCo LLC 2007-08-28 - Divestiture
Bowling Green, Kentucky · www.heath-zenith.com
Brivo Systems LLC 2006-01-01 - Secondary Buyout
Bethesda, Maryland · www.brivo.com
AMX LLC 2005-04-08 315M USD Going Private
Richardson, Texas · www.amx.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software - - 1 (20%) 315M (100%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (20%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (20%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (20%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $315M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 5 (100%) 315M (100%)
  Texas - - 1 (20%) 315M (100%)
  Wisconsin - - 1 (20%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (20%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (20%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $315M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (40%) -
Going Private - - 1 (20%) 315M (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (20%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $315M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (60%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 365M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $365M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $315M
TOTAL $315M
Largest AMX LLC
$315M (2005-04-08)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $365M
TOTAL $365M
Largest AMX LLC
$365M (2014-05-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
60%
3 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
2 40%

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