Fireman Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Fireman Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebeverages (34%) and apparel/textiles (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and growth capital (50%). In total, Fireman Capital Partners has invested in 8 US states.

In the last 3 years, Fireman Capital Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). Fireman Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective for $330M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 5

Fireman Capital Partners

800 South Street Suite 600,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
United States
(617) 671-0555
www.firemancapital.com
info@firemancapital.com

Fireman Capital Partners (FCP) is a private equity firm that invests in growth-oriented consumer products and services companies primarily located in the US. FCP focuses on companies with strong market positions, experienced management, and unique/differentiated products. The Firm targets companies operating in the fields of Active Sports & Footwear, Consumer Products/ Soft Lines, Apparel & Accessories, Food & Beverage, and Retail / Restaurants. Fireman Capital Partners was formed in 2008 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Restaurants, Retail

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 150
Target EBITDA 5 20
Investment Size 20 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - - 2 - - 7
vol $268M $330M $598M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bandon Holdings LLC 2022-07-28 - Secondary Sale
Austin, Texas
CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC 2022-01-13 330M USD Trade Sale
Longmont, Colorado · www.canarchy.beer
IdeaPaint, Inc. 2019-09-16 - Trade Sale
Ashland, Massachusetts · www.ideapaint.com
Bandon Holdings LLC 2018-05-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Austin, Texas
CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC 2018-01-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Longmont, Colorado · www.canarchy.beer
Dunn's River Brands 2017-12-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Frisco, Texas · www.dunnsriverbrands.com
Skip Hop, Inc. 2017-02-23 140M USD Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.skiphop.com
Surfside Coffee Co. 2014-03-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Miami, Florida · www.surfsidecoffee.net
Skip Hop, Inc. 2013-11-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.skiphop.com
Hudson Clothing LLC 2013-10-02 98M USD Trade Sale
Commerce, California · www.hudsonjeans.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dunn's River Brands 2017-12-15 Temple Turmeric, Inc. 2019-08-01 1
Frisco, Texas · www.dunnsriverbrands.com New York, New York · www.templeturmeric.com
Dunn's River Brands 2017-12-15 Sweet Leaf Tea Co. 2017-12-15 2
Frisco, Texas · www.dunnsriverbrands.com Austin, Texas · www.sweetleaftea.com
Dunn's River Brands 2017-12-15 Tradewinds Beverage Co. 2017-12-15 1
Frisco, Texas · www.dunnsriverbrands.com Cincinnati, Ohio · www.tradewindstea.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Beverages 1 (50%) - 4 (33%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (17%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (17%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (8%) -
Furniture - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (8%) -
Restaurants 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 12 (100%) -
  California - - 3 (25%) -
  Texas 1 (50%) - 2 (17%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (17%) -
  Florida 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (8%) -
  Utah - - 1 (8%) -
  New York - - 1 (8%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 6 (50%) -
Growth Capital - - 6 (50%) -
Total 2 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (57%) 598M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Trade Sale 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $598M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Consensus Advisors
1
ROTH Capital Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
McDermott Will & Emery
4
Goodwin Procter
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $470M
< $100M 2 $128M
TOTAL $598M
Largest CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC
$330M (2022-01-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
57%
4 (57%)

FAQ

When was Fireman Capital Partners founded?

Fireman Capital Partners was founded in 2008.

What type of investor is Fireman Capital Partners?

Fireman Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Fireman Capital Partners headquartered?

Fireman Capital Partners is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

How much capital does Fireman Capital Partners have under management?

Fireman Capital Partners has 300M USD under management.

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