Focus Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Focus Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arecommunications (50%) and life science (50%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and venture (50%). In total, Focus Equity Partners has invested in 1 US state.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Focus Equity Partners

Focus Equity Partners LLC

1001 W. 31st Street, Suite 100 ,
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
United States
(630) 824-2160

Focus Equity Partners is a hands-on private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle-market companies with an enterprise value of $1to $25 million and generating $5 to $25 million in sales at least $0.25 million in EBITDA. Focus prefers profitable businesses located in the Midwest US with proven business models and engaged in providing mission-critical products or services. The Firm's target investment size is $3 to $10 million in companies valued up to $25 million. Focus will consider transactions ranging from growth financings to recapitalizations and management buyouts. Sectors of interest include business services, distribution, marketing, technology services, and healthcare. Focus Equity Partners is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Marketing, Medical Products, Technology Hardware

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 25
Target EBITDA 0 -
Investment Size 3 10
Enterprise Value 1 25
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BOB LLC 2006-10-01 - Venture
Westmont, Illinois ·
C&M Pharmacy LLC 2006-07-10 - Trade Sale
Glenview, Illinois
C&M Pharmacy LLC 2004-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Glenview, Illinois
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications - - 1 (50%) -
Life Science - - 1 (50%) -
Total - - 2 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 2 (100%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (100%) -
Total - - 2 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (50%) -
Venture - - 1 (50%) -
Total - - 2 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

M&A Connections

Exited to
1 (100%)


When was Focus Equity Partners founded?

Focus Equity Partners was founded in 2003.

What type of investor is Focus Equity Partners?

Focus Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Focus Equity Partners headquartered?

Focus Equity Partners is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

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