Gaston Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Gaston Capital Partners has acquired 1 company.

Gaston Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are financial services (50%) and staffing (50%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, Gaston Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired First Capital Surety & Trust for $12M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1

Gaston Capital Partners

1104 Spruce Street,
Belmont, North Carolina 28012
United States
(704) 461-8883
www.gastoncapitalpartners.com
info@gastoncapitalpatrners.com

Gaston Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in and acquiring growth-oriented lower middle-market companies headquartered in the Eastern US. The Firm seeks profitable companies (> $500K EBITDA) and looks to commit $2 to $10 million per transaction. Areas of interest include business and industrial services, healthcare, niche manufacturing, and financial services. Gaston Capital Partners was formed in 2007 and is headquartered in Belmont, North Carolina.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Software, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, South US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 1 -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # - 1 1 - - - 2
vol $12M $12M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  2

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
UltraForce Staffing Services 2017-10-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gastonia, North Carolina · www.ultraforcestaffing.com
First Capital Surety & Trust Co. 2016-05-25 12M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.firstcapitalsurety.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 1 (50%) 12M (100%) 1 (50%) 12M (100%)
Staffing 1 (50%) - 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $12M 2 $12M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) 12M (100%) 2 (100%) 12M (100%)
  Wisconsin 1 (50%) 12M (100%) 1 (50%) 12M (100%)
  North Carolina 1 (50%) - 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $12M 2 $12M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) 12M (100%) 2 (100%) 12M (100%)
Total 2 $12M 2 $12M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $12M
TOTAL $12M
Largest First Capital Surety & Trust Co.
$12M (2016-05-25)

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