Edgewater Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Edgewater Capital Partners has acquired 1 company.

Edgewater Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are chemicals (53%) and manufacturing (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (64%) and divestiture (27%). In total, Edgewater Capital Partners has invested in 11 US states.

In the last 3 years, Edgewater Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 3

Edgewater Capital Partners

5005 Rockside Rd #840,
Independence, 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, and value-added services. Edgewater Capital Partners was formed in 1982 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Food, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Plastics

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 17 1 - 1 - - 19
Sell (0.8/yr) # 9 1 1 1 1 - 13
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Particle Dynamics, Inc. 2019-11-14 - Secondary Buyout
St. Louis, Missouri · www.particledynamics.com
FAR Chemical, Inc. 2018-10-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Palm Bay, Florida · www.far-research.com
Wafer Holding Company LLC 2018-09-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Jose, California · www.purewafer.com
PolyAd Services, Inc. 2017-02-01 - Divestiture
Earth City, United States · www.polyadservices.com
Fiber Materials, Inc. 2016-12-08 - Divestiture
Biddeford, Michigan · www.fibermaterialsinc.com
Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. (SPL, Inc.) 2016-09-30 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.spl-inc.com
ChemQuest Chemicals LLC 2015-12-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pasadena, Texas · www.chemquestchemicals.com
Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. (SPL, Inc.) 2014-08-04 - Growth Capital
Houston, Texas · www.spl-inc.com
FAR Chemical, Inc. 2014-03-31 - Divestiture
Palm Bay, Florida · www.far-research.com
PolyAd Services, Inc. 2014-03-04 - Divestiture
Earth City, United States · www.polyadservices.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Chemicals 1 (25%) - 10 (53%) -
Manufacturing 2 (50%) - 3 (16%) -
Automotive - - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Food - - 1 (5%) -
Life Science - - 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors 1 (25%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 4 - 19 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 19 (100%) -
  Texas 1 (25%) - 3 (16%) -
  Michigan 1 (25%) - 3 (16%) -
  California 1 (25%) - 3 (16%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (11%) -
  Arkansas - - 2 (11%) -
  Maine 1 (25%) - 1 (5%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (5%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (5%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (5%) -
  Florida - - 1 (5%) -
Total 4 - 19 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (75%) - 12 (63%) -
Divestiture 1 (25%) - 5 (26%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (5%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (5%) -
Total 4 - 19 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (31%) -
Trade Sale 4 (31%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (31%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) -
Total 13 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Seaport Global Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
1
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
5 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
36%
4 36%
Strategic(s)
64%
7 64%

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