Falfurrias Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Falfurrias Capital Partners has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

Falfurrias Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are financial services (15%) and business services (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (45%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%). In total, Falfurrias Capital Partners has invested in 12 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2009 when it acquired Capital Bank Financial for $900M.

In the last 3 years, Falfurrias Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

Falfurrias Capital Partners

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4100,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
United States,
(704) 371-3220
www.falfurriascapital.com
ttaylor@falfurriascapital.com

Falfurrias Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in lower and middle market companies located in the Eastern US. Falfurrias focuses on companies with experienced management teams, differentiated product features, diverse customers, revenues in excess of $10 million and EBITDA greater than $2 million. The Firm looks to invest at least $3 million in transactions greater than $25 million. Specific areas of interest include financial services, consumer products, health care, building products, manufacturing, business services, education, training, infrastructure and information services. The Firm will consider a variety of transaction types, including buyouts, growth capital financings, recapitalizations and corporate divestitures. Falfurrias Capital Partners was formed in 2006 and based in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Retail

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 5 25
Investment Size 3 25
Enterprise Value 10 -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 11 2 1 4 2 - 20
vol $900M $900M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 - - 3 - - 8
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Industry Dive 2019-09-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Washington, District of Columbia · www.industrydive.com
The C.F. Sauer Co. - Food Business 2019-06-21 - Divestiture
Richmond, Virginia
RegEd, Inc. 2018-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.reged.com
GlynnDevins, Inc. 2018-12-03 - Secondary Buyout
Kansas City, Missouri · www.glynndevins.com
Best Impressions Caterers 2018-10-25 - Growth Capital
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.bestimpressionscaterers.com
Global Plasma Solutions 2018-10-02 - Growth Capital
Savannah, Georgia · www.gpshvac.com
Advanced Control Systems, Inc. 2018-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Norcross, Georgia · www.efacec-acs.com
Tax Guard 2018-04-17 - Growth Capital
Boulder, Colorado · www.tax-guard.com
E-Technologies Group 2018-02-01 - Growth Capital
West Chester Township, Ohio · www.etech-group.com
SixAxis LLC 2017-09-21 - Growth Capital
Andrews, South Carolina · www.sixaxisllc.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Marquis Software Solutions, Inc. 2016-09-29 DocuMatix LLC 2017-06-29 1
Plano, Texas · www.gomarquis.com Sandy, Utah · www.documatix.com
American Safety Council, Inc. 2014-05-13 The On-Line Traffic School, Inc. 2015-01-12 1
Orlando, Florida · www.americansafetycouncil.com Camarillo, California · www.onlinetraffic.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services - - 3 (15%) 900M (100%)
Business Services 2 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Digital Media 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
Manufacturing 2 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Services 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Electronics - - 1 (5%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Engineering - - 1 (5%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (5%) -
Software - - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 20 $900M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 20 (100%) 900M (100%)
  North Carolina 2 (17%) - 7 (35%) 900M (100%)
  Virginia 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
  Texas 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  South Carolina 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Ohio 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  New Jersey 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 20 $900M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 8 (67%) - 9 (45%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (17%) - 8 (40%) 900M (100%)
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 20 $900M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (25%) -
IPO 1 (13%) -
Trade Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Croft & Bender LP
1
Legal Deals
McGuireWoods LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $900M
TOTAL $900M
Largest Capital Bank Financial Corp.
$900M (2009-12-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
57%
4 57%
Strategic(s)
43%
3 43%