Gateway City Capital Investors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Gateway City Capital Investors’ most common sectors for investment are aerospace (25%) and business services (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Gateway City Capital Investors has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Gateway City Capital Investors has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Gateway City Capital Investors LLC

7475 Street, Route 127,
Carlyle, Illinois 62231
United States
(618) 594-0306
www.gatewaycitycapital.com

Gateway City Capital Investors LLC is a private equity firm specializing in control and non-control investments in lower middle market Midwestern companies. Gateway targets growth businesses with positive cash-flows, attractive operating margins, defensible market positions, and diverse customers. The Firm looks to invest up to $10 million in transactions valued up to $50 million. Broad areas of interest include food/beverages, industrial and consumer products manufacturing, value-added distributions and business services. Prospective transaction types include LBOs, MBOs, recapitalizations, acquisition financings, growth capital financings, and corporate divestitures. Gateway City Capital Investors LLC was formed in 2007 and is based in Carlyle, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Food, Manufacturing, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 2 10
Investment Size - 10
Enterprise Value - 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 - 1 - 2
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vantage Airport Group Ltd. 2019-02-04 - Secondary Buyout
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.vantageairportgroup.com
Potter Electric Signal Co. 2017-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
St. Louis, Missouri · www.pottersignal.com
Vantage Airport Group Ltd. 2013-08-13 - Secondary Buyout
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.vantageairportgroup.com
ChemChamp North America Corp 2011-02-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ottawa, Ontario · www.chemchamp.com
American Pavement Preservation LLC 2009-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Las Veagas, Nevada · www.americanpave.com
Potter Electric Signal Co. 2008-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
St. Louis, Missouri · www.pottersignal.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Aerospace - - 1 (25%) -
Business Services 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Chemicals 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 - 4 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (50%) - 2 (50%) -
  Nevada 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (25%) -
Canada 1 (50%) - 2 (50%) -
  Ontario 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (25%) -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) - 2 (50%) -
Total 2 - 4 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 3 (75%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 - 4 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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