Edgewater Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Edgewater Capital Partners has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Edgewater Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arechemicals (47%) and manufacturing (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and divestiture (31%). In total, Edgewater Capital Partners has invested in 13 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Edgewater Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (57%). Edgewater Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold DanChem Technologies for $33M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26
  • M&A Advisors 6

Edgewater Capital Partners

5005 Rockside Rd #840,
Cleveland, Ohio 44131
United States
(216) 292-3838
www.edgewatercapital.com
info@edgewatercapital.com

Edgewater Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring established, lower middle-market companies. Prospective investment situations include corporate divestitures, management buyouts, and family business liquidity. The Firm's industry preferences include highly-engineered manufacturing, specialty chemicals, specialty Industrials, Life Science. Edgewater Capital Partners was formed in 1982 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Chemicals, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products

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

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 19 1 1 1 1 3 26
Sell (1.0/yr) # 11 1 1 1 1 1 16
vol $33M $33M
  42

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ChemQuest Chemicals LLC 2022-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Pasadena, Texas · www.chemquestchemicals.com
Luxium Solutions 2022-09-01 - Divestiture
Hiram, Ohio · www.luxiumsolutions.com
GL Chemtec International 2022-08-11 - Growth Capital
Oakville, Ontario · www.glchemtec.ca
AmeriWater LLC 2022-07-19 - Secondary Buyout
Dayton, Ohio · www.ameriwater.com
DanChem Technologies, Inc. 2021-10-25 33M USD Add-on Acquisition
Danville, Virginia · www.danchem.com
Altamira Material Solutions 2021-09-07 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.altamira-ms.com
Naprotek LLC 2020-12-30 - Growth Capital
San Jose, California · www.naprotek.com
Fiber Materials, Inc. 2020-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Biddeford, Michigan · www.fibermaterialsinc.com
PD Holdings LLC 2019-11-14 - Secondary Buyout
Saint Louis, Missouri · www.particledynamics.com
Haematologic Technologies LLC 2019-10-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Essex Junction, Vermont · www.haemtech.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Chemicals 1 (14%) - 12 (46%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (12%) -
Life Science 1 (14%) - 2 (8%) -
Semiconductors 2 (29%) - 2 (8%) -
Automotive - - 1 (4%) -
Building Materials 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Utilities 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 7 - 26 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (86%) - 25 (96%) -
  California 2 (29%) - 4 (15%) -
  Ohio 2 (29%) - 4 (15%) -
  Texas 1 (14%) - 4 (15%) -
  Michigan - - 3 (12%) -
  Arkansas - - 2 (8%) -
  Vermont 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Maine - - 1 (4%) -
Canada 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
  Ontario 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 6 (86%) - 25 (96%) -
Cross-border 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 7 - 26 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (29%) - 13 (50%) -
Divestiture 2 (29%) - 8 (31%) -
Growth Capital 2 (29%) - 3 (12%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 7 - 26 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (38%) 33M (100%)
Trade Sale 5 (31%) -
Secondary Sale 4 (25%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) -
Total 16 $33M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
Seaport Global Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
3
Jones Day
1
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $33M
TOTAL $33M
Largest DanChem Technologies, Inc.
$33M (2021-10-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
31%
8 (31%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
4 (25%)
Strategic(s)
63%
10 (63%)

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