Flexpoint Ford Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Flexpoint Ford has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

Flexpoint Ford’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (20%) and healthcare services (18%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (29%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (26%). In total, Flexpoint Ford has invested in 17 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2012 when it acquired Jefferson Capital Systems for $131M.

In the last 3 years, Flexpoint Ford has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). Flexpoint Ford’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold American Strategic Insurance for $875M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity50
    • M&A Buy Activity35
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 9

Flexpoint Ford LLC

676 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3300,
Chicago, Illinois 60611
United States
(312) 327-4520
www.flexpointpartners.com
info@flexpointford.com

Flexpoint Ford is a private equity firm focused on investments in healthcare and financial services companies. Specific areas of interest within financial services include specialty lenders, insurance companies, transaction processing businesses, asset management firms and related outsourcing businesses. Target areas within healthcare include healthcare providers, payers and other benefits-related businesses, pharmaceutical distribution/outsourcing businesses, and mature product companies. Flexpoint prefers control based investments and looks to commit $20 to $300 million per transaction. Flexpoint Ford was formed in 2005 and is based in Chicago with an additional office in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Life Science, Medical Products, Retail, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 300
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 24 1 2 3 2 3 35
vol $131M $131M
Sell (1.2/yr) # 9 - 2 3 - 1 15
vol $1.1B $304M $184M $1.6B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Innovative Aftermarket Systems LP 2020-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.iasdirect.com
sticky.io, Inc. 2020-05-05 - Growth Capital
San Francisco, California · www.sticky.io
TigerRisk Partners LLC 2020-04-20 - Growth Capital
Stamford, Connecticut · www.tigerrisk.com
MGA Home Healthcare LLC 2020-03-04 - Growth Capital
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.mgahomecare.com
YPrime, Inc. 2019-02-05 - Secondary Buyout
Malvern, Pennsylvania · www.yprime.com
Lime Light CRM, Inc. 2019-01-01 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.limelightcrm.com
JetPay Corp. 2018-10-22 184M USD Add-on Acquisition
Berwyn, Pennsylvania · www.jetpaycorp.com
MobilityWorks 2018-09-19 - Growth Capital
Richfield, Ohio · www.mobilityworks.com
Propel Insurance, Inc. 2018-05-08 - Growth Capital
Tacoma, Washington · www.propelinsurance.com
Jefferson Capital Systems LLC 2018-03-26 - Secondary Buyout
St. Cloud, Minnesota · www.jeffersoncapitalinternational.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dash Financial Technologies LLC 2018-03-07 eRoom Securities LLC 2018-12-06 1
New York, New York · www.dashfinancial.com Chicago, Illinois · www.eroomsecurities.com
Purchasing Power LLC 2016-12-01 DoubleNet Pay, Inc. 2018-10-24 1
Atlanta, Georgia · www.purchasingpower.com Atlanta, Georgia · www.doublenetpay.com
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. 2010-10-29 ETF Securities (UK) Ltd. - Exchange-Traded Commodity, Currency and Short Leveraged Business 2017-11-13 1
New York, New York · www.wisdomtree.com London, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 4 (20%) - 7 (20%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (15%) - 6 (17%) -
Insurance 2 (10%) - 6 (17%) -
Business Services 2 (10%) - 4 (11%) 131M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) - 3 (9%) -
Information Technology 2 (10%) - 2 (6%) -
Life Science 2 (10%) - 2 (6%) -
Airlines 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 $131M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 19 (95%) - 34 (97%) 131M (100%)
  California 3 (15%) - 4 (11%) -
  Tennessee 3 (15%) - 4 (11%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (10%) - 4 (11%) -
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 3 (9%) -
  New York 2 (10%) - 2 (6%) -
  Michigan 2 (10%) - 2 (6%) -
  Washington 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
  Texas - - 2 (6%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (6%) -
  Florida - - 2 (6%) -
  Connecticut 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Colorado 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Ohio 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Georgia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (3%) 131M (100%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) -
Mauritius 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 19 (95%) - 34 (97%) 131M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 $131M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 9 (45%) - 10 (29%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (20%) - 9 (26%) 131M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 5 (25%) - 7 (20%) -
Divestiture 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (6%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (6%) -
Venture 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
PIPE - - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 $131M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (40%) 1.3B (81%)
Secondary Sale 5 (33%) -
Trade Sale 3 (20%) 304M (19%)
Unknown 1 (7%) -
Total 15 $1.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Cain Brothers & Co. LLC
1
Raymond James - Investment Banking
1
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
12
Epstein Becker Green
1
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $131M
TOTAL $131M
Largest Jefferson Capital Systems LLC
$131M (2012-08-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
< $100M 2 $91M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest American Strategic Insurance Corp.
$875M (2014-12-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
91%
10 91%
Strategic(s)
9%
1 9%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
44%
7 44%
Strategic(s)
56%
9 56%

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