Five Points Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Five Points Capital has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Five Points Capital’s most common sectors for investment aredistribution (12%) and business services (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and recapitalization (26%). In total, Five Points Capital has invested in 30 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Young Innovations for $314M.

In the last 3 years, Five Points Capital has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). Five Points Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Specialty Care for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity113
    • M&A Buy Activity73
    • M&A Sell Activity40
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 73
  • M&A Advisors 1

Five Points Capital

101 N. Cherry Street, Suite 700,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101
United States
(336) 733-0350
www.fivepointscapital.com
info@fivepointscapital.com

Five Points Capital makes both direct private equity and junior capital investments in US-based middle-market companies. Five Points prefers control based investments and will consider opportunities in a variety of industries. For both equity and mezzanine investments, the Firm looks to commit $5 to $25 million of capital in businesses with at least $10 million in sales and $3 million of EBITDA. Five Points Capital was formerly known as BB&T Capital Partners and re-branded in 2015. The Firm was established in 1997 and is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Digital Media, Distribution, Education, Environmental, Franchising, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Plastics, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

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

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 56 8 3 5 1 - 73
vol $336M $336M
Sell (2.4/yr) # 28 3 5 3 1 - 40
vol $3.8B $3.8B
  113

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Northwest Plan Services, Inc. 2020-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.nwp401k.com
ATRO Engineered Systems, Inc. 2020-10-01 - Growth Capital
St. Clair, Missouri · www.atrobushing.com
CURT Group 2019-12-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Eau Claire, Wisconsin · www.curtgroup.com
ASPEQ Heating Group LLC 2019-11-12 - Secondary Buyout
St. Louis, Mississippi · www.aspeqheating.com
GrammaTech, Inc. 2019-11-11 - Recapitalization
Ithaca, New York · www.grammatech.com
BrandFX Body Co. 2019-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas · www.brandfxbody.com
Industrial Valve Sales & Services 2019-09-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Eight Mile, Alabama · www.indvalve.com
Welcome Dairy Holdings LLC 2019-07-09 - Growth Capital
Colby, Wisconsin · www.welcomedairy.com
StrataTech Education Group 2019-06-18 - Secondary Buyout
Phoenix, Arizona · www.stratatech.com
SignatureMD, Inc. 2019-04-01 - Growth Capital
Marina Del Rey, California · www.signaturemd.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Synoptek, Inc. 2015-10-30 Juxto - Real-Time Communication Business 2021-07-07 4
Irvine, California · www.synoptek.com Irvine, California
The Winebow Group 2012-01-09 The Winebow Group - Wholesale Operations 2019-03-28 1
Glen Allen, Virginia · www.winebow.com , Massachusetts
Belmont Medical Technologies 2017-12-18 MTRE Advanced Technologies Ltd. 2018-06-20 2
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.belmontmedtech.com Yavne, Israel · www.mtre.com
JF Petroleum Group 2012-01-04 Ans Distributing, Inc. 2016-07-01 6
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.jones-frank.com Tucson, Arizona · www.ansdistributing.com
Synoptek, Inc. 2015-10-30 EarthLink - IT Services Business 2016-02-01 3
Irvine, California · www.synoptek.com Atlanta, Georgia
Bevolution Group 2015-03-23 Tropics Mixology 2015-11-02 3
Chicago, Illinois · www.bevolutiongroup.com Delray Beach, Florida · www.tropics-beverages.com
Bevolution Group 2015-03-23 Juice Tyme, Inc. 2015-03-23 2
Chicago, Illinois · www.bevolutiongroup.com Chicago, Illinois · www.juicetyme.com
The Winebow Group 2012-01-09 The Country Vintner, Inc. 2014-07-01 4
Glen Allen, Virginia · www.winebow.com Ashland, Virginia · www.countryvintner.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Distribution 3 (10%) - 9 (12%) -
Business Services 3 (10%) - 8 (11%) -
Education 3 (10%) - 5 (7%) 22M (7%)
Automotive 2 (7%) - 5 (7%) -
Transportation - - 5 (7%) -
Medical Products - - 3 (4%) 314M (93%)
Consumer Services 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Information Technology 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Safety/Security 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Beverages 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Life Science - - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Manufacturing 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Defense - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Food 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Franchising - - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (1%) -
Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) -
Software 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 29 - 75 $336M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 29 (100%) - 75 (100%) 336M (100%)
  North Carolina 2 (7%) - 9 (12%) -
  Virginia 2 (7%) - 8 (11%) -
  California 4 (14%) - 6 (8%) -
  Georgia 4 (14%) - 5 (7%) -
  New York 3 (10%) - 4 (5%) -
  Florida - - 4 (5%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
  Utah - - 3 (4%) 22M (7%)
  South Carolina - - 3 (4%) -
  Missouri 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  Michigan 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  Maryland 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  Illinois 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) 314M (93%)
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Texas - - 2 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (3%) -
  Louisiana 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  District of Columbia - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
Total 29 - 75 $336M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (21%) - 26 (35%) 22M (7%)
Recapitalization 7 (24%) - 19 (25%) -
Growth Capital 10 (34%) - 12 (16%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (14%) - 12 (16%) -
Going Private - - 2 (3%) 314M (93%)
Consolidation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Venture - - 1 (1%) -
Total 29 - 75 $336M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 21 (53%) 2.8B (74%)
Trade Sale 8 (20%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (15%) 985M (26%)
Recapitalization 3 (8%) -
Sold to Management 2 (5%) -
Total 40 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $314M
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $336M
Largest Young Innovations, Inc.
$314M (2013-01-31)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
TOTAL $3.8B
Largest Specialty Care, Inc.
$2.3B (2011-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
16 (21%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
60%
24 (60%)
Strategic(s)
33%
13 (33%)

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