Fairmont Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Fairmont Capital’s most common sectors for investment are restaurants (60%) and food (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (60%) and going private (20%). In total, Fairmont Capital has invested in 4 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Stampede Meat for $127M.

In the last 3 years, Fairmont Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%). Fairmont Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2003 when it sold VICORP Restaurants for $226M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Fairmont Capital

1240 North Van Buren Street Suite 104,
Anaheim, California 92807
United States
(714) 524-4770
www.fairmontcapital.com
info@fairmontcapital.com

Fairmont Capital is a private equity firm that seeks investments in middle-market consumer related businesses. Fairmont targets companies with at least $10 million in annual revenue. Prospective transactions are typically valued between $5 and $300 million. Fairmont will consider investment situations that include leveraged acquisitions and management buyouts, going private restructurings, co-investments with other private equity firms, and recapitalizations. Industry sectors of interest include manufacturing, retail, restaurant chains, distribution, and service. Fairmont will not invest in high technology, financial services, real estate, and start-ups. Fairmont Capital is based in Brea, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Services, Distribution, Food, Franchising, Furniture, Insurance, Life Science, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Retail

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 2 60
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 5 300
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $285M $285M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - 1 - - - 4
vol $306M $306M
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stampede Meat, Inc. 2017-06-27 - Secondary Buyout
Bridgeview, Illinois · www.stampedemeat.com
Brain Balance Achievement Centers 2013-04-30 - Growth Capital
San Francisco, California · www.brainbalancecenters.com
Stampede Meat, Inc. 2007-03-22 127M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bridgeview, Illinois · www.stampedemeat.com
Shari’s Management Corp. (aka Shari’s Restaurants) 2006-01-03 80M USD Secondary Buyout
Beaverton, Oregon · www.sharis.com
Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. 2005-10-19 - Secondary Buyout
San Diego, California · www.souplantation.com
Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. 2003-11-25 98M USD Going Private
San Diego, California · www.souplantation.com
VICORP Restaurants, Inc. 2003-06-17 226M USD Secondary Buyout
Denver, Colorado
VICORP Restaurants, Inc. 2001-05-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Denver, Colorado
Shari’s Management Corp. (aka Shari’s Restaurants) 1999-03-02 60M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Beaverton, Oregon · www.sharis.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Restaurants - - 3 (60%) 158M (55%)
Food - - 1 (20%) 127M (45%)
Healthcare Services 1 (100%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 1 - 5 $285M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (100%) - 5 (100%) 285M (100%)
  California 1 (100%) - 2 (40%) 98M (34%)
  Illinois - - 1 (20%) 127M (45%)
  Oregon - - 1 (20%) 60M (21%)
  Colorado - - 1 (20%) -
Total 1 - 5 $285M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (60%) 187M (66%)
Going Private - - 1 (20%) 98M (34%)
Growth Capital 1 (100%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 1 - 5 $285M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (100%) 306M (100%)
Total 4 $306M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $127M
< $100M 2 $158M
TOTAL $285M
Largest Stampede Meat, Inc.
$127M (2007-03-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $226M
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $306M
Largest VICORP Restaurants, Inc.
$226M (2003-06-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
88%
7 88%
Strategic(s)
13%
1 13%

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