Element Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Element Partners’ most common sectors for investment are energy services and equipment (24%) and chemicals (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (48%) and growth capital (16%). In total, Element Partners has invested in 10 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired CoalTek for $50M.

In the last 3 years, Element Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (64%). Element Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2004 when it sold Ionics for $1.1B.

Join Mergr to view Element Partners’ full profile and discover more large private equity firms just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity47
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26

Element Partners

565 E Swedesford Road, Suite 207,
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
United States
(610) 964-8004
www.elementpartners.com
info@elementpartners.com

Element Partners is a specialist private equity firm focused on late-stage investments in alternative energy and clean technology companies. The Firm looks to invest $10 to $40 million in businesses with trailing revenues of $5 to $100 million. Target businesses are at or near profitability with experienced management. Sectors of interest include energy/power, water/environmental controls, chemicals/advanced materials, and manufacturing/industrial. Element Partners was formed in the year 2005 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Machinery, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Acquisition Financing, PIPE, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value 20 200
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 25 - - - - - 25
vol $57M $57M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 18 2 - 1 - 1 22
vol $1.7B $85M $1.8B
  47

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TAS Energy, Inc. 2020-03-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.tas.com
LumaSense Technologies, Inc. 2018-07-30 85M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.lumasenseinc.com
TPI Composites, Inc. 2016-07-21 - IPO
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.tpicomposites.com
EdeniQ, Inc. 2016-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Visalia, California · www.edeniq.com
Icynene-Lapolla 2014-11-06 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.icynene-lapolla.com
Quench USA, Inc. 2014-10-20 - Merger
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.quenchonline.com
FiveCubits, Inc. 2014-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Livermore, California · www.fivecubits.com
Arxx Corp. 2014-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Cobourg, Ontario · www.arxxbuild.com
Detechtion Technologies LLC 2013-11-21 - Growth Capital
Calgary, Alberta · www.detechtion.com
Hayward Gordon Ltd. 2013-09-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Halton Hills, Ontario · www.haywardgordon.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Amp Electrical Distribution Services, Inc. 2013-01-01 Gatto Electric Supply Company 2015-05-22 1
Cleveland, Ohio · www.leffelectric.com Cleveland, Ohio · www.gattoelectricsupply.com
Hayward Gordon Ltd. 2013-09-12 Sharpe Mixers, Inc. 2015-01-06 1
Halton Hills, Ontario · www.haywardgordon.com Seattle, Washington · www.sharpemixers.com
Soleras Advanced Coatings 2012-03-30 Bekaert Advanced Coatings NV 2012-03-30 1
Biddeford, Maine · www.soleras.com Deinze, Belgium
Agility Fuel Systems, Inc. 2011-01-06 Enviromech Industries, Inc. 2011-01-06 2
Santa Ana, California · www.agilityfs.com Kelowna, British Columbia
Agility Fuel Systems, Inc. 2011-01-06 FAB Industries Corp. 2011-01-06 1
Santa Ana, California · www.agilityfs.com Great Neck, New York · www.fab-industries.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (17%) 50M (88%) 6 (24%) 50M (88%)
Chemicals 2 (17%) - 3 (12%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (8%) 4M (6%) 2 (8%) 4M (6%)
Software - - 2 (8%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Utilities - - 2 (8%) -
Semiconductors 1 (8%) 3M (5%) 1 (4%) 3M (5%)
Automotive 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 $57M 25 $57M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (83%) 57M (100%) 21 (88%) 57M (100%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (17%) 3M (5%) 4 (17%) 3M (5%)
  California 2 (17%) - 4 (17%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) 50M (88%) 4 (17%) 50M (88%)
  Texas 1 (8%) - 3 (13%) -
  Utah 1 (8%) 4M (6%) 1 (4%) 4M (6%)
  Ohio 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maine 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (4%) -
Canada 2 (17%) - 3 (13%) -
  Ontario 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
  Alberta 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 10 (83%) 57M (100%) 21 (88%) 57M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (17%) - 3 (13%) -
Total 12 $57M 24 $57M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 4 (33%) 7M (12%) 12 (48%) 7M (12%)
Growth Capital 2 (17%) - 4 (16%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (17%) - 3 (12%) -
Consolidation 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (8%) 50M (88%) 1 (4%) 50M (88%)
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 $57M 25 $57M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (50%) 1.7B (97%)
Trade Sale 4 (18%) 60M (3%)
Secondary Sale 3 (14%) -
IPO 2 (9%) -
Merger 2 (9%) -
Total 22 $1.7B

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $57M
TOTAL $57M
Largest CoalTek, Inc.
$50M (2011-04-05)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $414M
< $100M 5 $258M
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest Ionics, Inc.
$1.1B (2004-11-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
20%
4 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
16 80%

 Subscribe to unlock this and 151,843
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 3.9K Private Equity Firms
  • 139K M&A Transactions
  • 148K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.1K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 41K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.