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 8 others.

Five Points Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (14%) and distribution (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and recapitalization (24%). In total, Five Points Capital has invested in 33 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 16 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%). Five Points Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold SpecialtyCare for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity142
    • M&A Buy Activity86
    • M&A Sell Activity56
  • Total Sectors Invested 31
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 75
  • M&A Advisors 3

Five Points Capital

Five Points Capital, Inc.

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: Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, Education, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Plastics, Software, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 3 -
Investment Size 5 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 73 2 4 4 3 - 86
vol $336M $336M
Sell (3.4/yr) # 39 1 1 10 4 1 56
vol $3.8B $3.8B
  142

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SEAM Group LLC 2024-02-20 - Trade Sale
Beachwood, Ohio · www.seamgroup.com
Revela Foods LLC 2023-12-18 - Trade Sale
New Berlin, Wisconsin · www.revelafoods.com
LX/JT Holdings, Inc. 2023-11-06 - Trade Sale
Chicago, Illinois · www.bevolutiongroup.com
Lewis Group 2023-09-29 - Growth Capital
Royersford, Pennsylvania · www.discoverlewis.com
Thompson Industrial Services LLC 2023-03-31 - Trade Sale
Sumter, South Carolina · www.thompsonindustrialservices.com
Hirebotics 2023-03-29 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.hirebotics.com
JML Optical Industries, Inc. 2023-01-16 - Trade Sale
Rochester, New York · www.jmloptical.com
ToxStrategies LLC 2023-01-06 - Growth Capital
Asheville, North Carolina · www.toxstrategies.com
The Industrial Service Group 2022-12-07 - Secondary Sale
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.isgservice.com
Fertility Specialists Network LLC 2022-12-01 - Acquisition Financing
Dallas, Texas · www.fertilityspecialistsnetwork.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
GrammaTech, Inc. 2019-11-11 CodeSecure Inc. 2023-09-05 1
Ithaca, New York · www.grammatech.com Bethesda, Maryland · www.codesecure.com
Raptor Scientific 2019-09-10 Space Electronics LLC 2019-09-10 4
Berlin, Connecticut · www.raptor-scientific.com Berlin, Connecticut · www.space-electronics.com
Winebow Group 2012-01-09 The Winebow Group - Wholesale Operations 2019-03-28 1
Glen Allen, Virginia · www.winebow.com , Massachusetts
Belmont Instrument LLC 2017-12-18 MTRE Advanced Technologies Ltd. 2018-06-20 2
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.belmontmedtech.com Yavne, Israel · www.mtre.com
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
Business Services 3 (12%) - 12 (13%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - 8 (9%) -
Automotive 1 (4%) - 5 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 4 (16%) - 5 (6%) -
Transportation - - 5 (6%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 4 (4%) 314M (93%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (8%) - 4 (4%) 22M (7%)
Consumer Products 2 (8%) - 4 (4%) -
Manufacturing 1 (4%) - 4 (4%) -
Marketing 2 (8%) - 4 (4%) -
Beverages 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
Education - - 3 (3%) -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
Software 3 (12%) - 3 (3%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Life Science - - 2 (2%) -
Machinery - - 2 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (2%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Defense - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Food - - 1 (1%) -
Franchising - - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (1%) -
Media 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 25 - 89 $336M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 25 (100%) - 89 (100%) 336M (100%)
  North Carolina 1 (4%) - 9 (10%) -
  California 4 (16%) - 8 (9%) -
  Virginia 1 (4%) - 8 (9%) -
  Georgia 3 (12%) - 5 (6%) -
  Florida 1 (4%) - 5 (6%) -
  New York 1 (4%) - 4 (4%) -
  South Carolina - - 4 (4%) -
  Maryland 3 (12%) - 3 (3%) -
  Texas 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
  Ohio 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
  Utah - - 3 (3%) 22M (7%)
  Connecticut 1 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Arizona 1 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (2%) 314M (93%)
  Kansas - - 2 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (2%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  District of Columbia - - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
Total 25 - 89 $336M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (20%) - 30 (34%) 22M (7%)
Recapitalization 5 (20%) - 21 (24%) -
Growth Capital 12 (48%) - 18 (20%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 13 (15%) -
Going Private - - 2 (2%) 314M (93%)
Consolidation 1 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (4%) - 1 (1%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Venture - - 1 (1%) -
Total 25 - 89 $336M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 26 (46%) 2.8B (74%)
Trade Sale 15 (27%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (16%) 985M (26%)
Recapitalization 3 (5%) -
Sold to Management 2 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (2%) -
Total 56 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BlackArch
1
Legal Deals
DLA Piper
1
McGuireWoods LLP
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 SpecialtyCare, Inc.
$2.3B (2011-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
18 (20%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
52%
29 (52%)
Strategic(s)
41%
23 (41%)

FAQ

When was Five Points Capital founded?

Five Points Capital was founded in 1997.

What type of investor is Five Points Capital?

Five Points Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Five Points Capital headquartered?

Five Points Capital is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

How much capital does Five Points Capital have under management?

Five Points Capital has 1.3B USD under management.

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