Forrest Binkley and Brown Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Profile

Forrest Binkley and Brown’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (23%) and e-commerce (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (67%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, Forrest Binkley and Brown has invested in 4 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Forrest Binkley and Brown’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 1997 when it sold InnoTech for $134M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14

Forrest Binkley and Brown

19800 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 690 ,
Irvine, California 92612
United States
(949) 222-1987
www.fbbvc.com
fbb@fbbvc.com

Forrest Binkley & Brown (FBB) is a private equity firm focused on investing in middle-market buyouts and growth capital financings in Southern California. FBB prefers to act as the lead investor and looks to partner with management when pursuing acqusitions. Typical investments range from $2 to $6 million per transaction. Forrest Binkley & Brown was formed in 1993 and is based in California, with offices in Irvine and Solana Beach.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 6
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) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # 14 - - - - - 14
vol $134M $134M
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AirClic, Inc. 2014-11-20 - Trade Sale
Trevose, Pennsylvania · www.airclic.com
American Lighting Supply 2014-04-29 - Trade Sale
San Diego, California · www.americanlighting.net
Cooking.com, Inc. 2013-03-14 - Trade Sale
Santa Monica, California · www.cooking.com
American Asphalt & Grading Company, Inc. 2008-07-02 - Secondary Sale
North Las Vegas, Nevada · www.aaandg.com
Tekni-Plex, Inc. 2008-06-02 - Secondary Sale
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.tekni-plex.com
UltraLink, Inc. 2006-05-04 - Merger
Newport Beach, California · www.ultralink.com
Ascendent Telecommunications, Inc. 2006-03-10 - Trade Sale
Redwood City, California · www.ascendenttelecom.com
DispenseSource 2005-10-20 - Venture
Lake Forest, California · www.dispensesource.com
FieldCentrix, Inc. 2005-09-21 - Trade Sale
Irvine, California · www.fieldcentrix.com
American Asphalt & Grading Company, Inc. 2005-07-11 - Secondary Buyout
North Las Vegas, Nevada · www.aaandg.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (22%) -
Communications - - 1 (11%) -
Construction - - 1 (11%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (11%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (11%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (11%) -
Packaging - - 1 (11%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (11%) -
Total - - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 9 (100%) -
  California - - 5 (56%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (22%) -
  Texas - - 1 (11%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (11%) -
Total - - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture - - 6 (67%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (22%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (11%) -
Total - - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (57%) 134M (100%)
Divestiture 2 (14%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (14%) -
IPO 1 (7%) -
Merger 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $134M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $134M
TOTAL $134M
Largest InnoTech, Inc.
$134M (1997-03-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
14%
2 (14%)
Strategic(s)
64%
9 (64%)

FAQ

When was Forrest Binkley and Brown founded?

Forrest Binkley and Brown was founded in 1993.

Where is Forrest Binkley and Brown headquartered?

Forrest Binkley and Brown is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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