GEC Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, GEC has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

GEC’s most common sectors for investment are energy services and equipment (56%) and machinery (23%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and divestiture (23%). In total, GEC has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2012 when it acquired GustoMSC BV for $185M.

In the last 3 years, GEC has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

GEC (Global Energy Capital)

2415 West Alabama Street, Suite 220,
Houston, Texas 77098
United States
(713) 993-7222
www.geclp.com
info@geclp.com

GEC (Global Energy Capital) is a private equity firm specialized in the acquisition and development of industrial products companies. The Firm is primarily interested in companies that serve the energy industry, with innovative products and that are well-positioned to grow organically, via acquisitions, or through both. GEC was established in 2008 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Machinery, Manufacturing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 4 - 2 1 2 - 9
vol $185M $185M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 - - 2 1 - 4
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Estis Compression 2019-07-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kilgore, Texas · www.estiscompression.com
Ringers Technologies LLC 2019-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.ringersgloves.com
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions 2019-01-01 - Growth Capital
The Woodlands, Texas · www.locusbioenergy.com
GustoMSC BV 2018-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Schiedam, Netherlands · www.gustomsc.com
Premium Oilfield Technologies 2018-01-30 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.premiumoilfield.com
Oilfield Labs of America 2018-01-01 - Growth Capital
Midland, Texas · www.oilfieldlabsofamerica.com
DJR Energy LLC 2017-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Denver, Colorado · www.djrllc.com
Flowco Production Solutions LLC 2017-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Houston, Texas · www.flowcosolutions.com
Premium Oilfield Technologies 2013-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.premiumoilfield.com
GustoMSC BV 2012-11-12 185M USD Divestiture
Schiedam, Netherlands · www.gustomsc.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DJR Energy LLC 2017-04-01 Encana Corp. - San Juan Basin Assets 2018-10-01 1
Denver, Colorado · www.djrllc.com Calgary, Alberta

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 3 (60%) - 5 (56%) 185M (100%)
Machinery 1 (20%) - 2 (22%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 $185M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (100%) - 8 (89%) -
  Texas 4 (80%) - 7 (78%) -
  Colorado 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (11%) 185M (100%)
Total 5 - 9 $185M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (40%) - 3 (33%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (22%) 185M (100%)
Growth Capital 2 (40%) - 2 (22%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (11%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 $185M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (75%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $185M
Largest GustoMSC BV
$185M (2012-11-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

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