Gemini Investors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

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

Gemini Investors’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (15%) and manufacturing (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (30%). In total, Gemini Investors has invested in 26 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Endres Processing for $30M.

In the last 3 years, Gemini Investors has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). Gemini Investors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity141
    • M&A Buy Activity94
    • M&A Sell Activity47
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 71

Gemini Investors

20 William Street, Suite 250,
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481
United States
(781) 237-7001
www.gemini-investors.com
rmenn@gemini-investors.com

Gemini Investors is a middle-market private equity firm that targets investments in growing and established businesses. Areas of interest include technology, business services, consumer services, healthcare, education, manufacturing and distribution. Gemini looks for companies with $5 to $50 million in annual revenue and typically makes investments of $3 to $8 million in the form of preferred stock and/or subordinated debt. Prospective transaction types include growth capital, recapitalization and buyout situations. Gemini Investors was formed in 1993 and is based in Wellesley, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, Education, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 50
Target EBITDA 1 -
Investment Size 3 8
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 85 5 1 2 1 - 94
vol $56M $56M
Sell (1.8/yr) # 38 2 3 - 4 - 47
vol $4.1B $4.1B
  141

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
InProduction 2023-09-07 - Secondary Sale
Warrenville, Illinois · www.inproduction.net
Alpine Bearing, Inc. 2023-07-01 - Stake Purchase
Boston, Massachusetts · www.alpinebearing.com
Center Rock, Inc. 2023-05-09 - Secondary Sale
Berlin, Pennsylvania · www.centerrock.com
Workplace Modular Systems LLC 2023-04-18 - Trade Sale
Londonderry, New Hampshire · www.workplacenh.com
Western Machine Works LLC 2023-03-28 - Trade Sale
Portland, Oregon · www.westernmachine.com
Connecta Satellite Solutions LLC 2022-03-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bradenton, Florida · www.satellitephonestore.com
Catalina Finer Foods LLC 2022-03-07 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.catalinafoods.com
Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils LLC 2021-12-09 - Trade Sale
Norwood, New Jersey · www.phoenixaromas.com
360 PT Management LLC 2021-09-02 - Trade Sale
Chandler, Arizona · www.360physicaltherapy.com
American Standard Circuits LLC 2021-07-27 - Recapitalization
West Chicago, Illinois · www.asc-i.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
New Era Technology, Inc. 2019-09-25 Comstar Technologies LLC 2022-04-08 4
New York, New York · www.neweratech.com West Chester, Pennsylvania · www.comstar-usa.com
New Era Technology, Inc. 2019-09-25 FlexManage 2020-02-14 3
New York, New York · www.neweratech.com Chicago, Illinois · www.flexmanage.com
New Era Technology, Inc. 2019-09-25 Cameo Solutions 2019-10-29 2
New York, New York · www.neweratech.com Cincinnati, Ohio

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 8 (19%) - 14 (15%) -
Manufacturing 7 (17%) - 10 (11%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (5%) - 9 (9%) 19M (33%)
Software 1 (2%) - 9 (9%) 8M (13%)
Food 4 (10%) - 5 (5%) 30M (53%)
Retail 3 (7%) - 4 (4%) -
Consumer Products 3 (7%) - 3 (3%) -
Distribution 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Franchising 2 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Aerospace 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Automotive - - 2 (2%) -
Communications - - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Services 2 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Education - - 2 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (2%) -
Marketing 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 2 (2%) -
Building Materials 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Gaming - - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Publishing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) -
Total 42 - 95 $56M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 42 (100%) - 95 (100%) 56M (100%)
  California 6 (14%) - 11 (12%) -
  New York 5 (12%) - 9 (9%) 19M (33%)
  Massachusetts 4 (10%) - 9 (9%) 8M (13%)
  Florida 5 (12%) - 7 (7%) -
  Texas 5 (12%) - 7 (7%) -
  Arizona 4 (10%) - 7 (7%) -
  Minnesota - - 5 (5%) 30M (53%)
  Pennsylvania - - 5 (5%) -
  Illinois 2 (5%) - 4 (4%) -
  New Jersey 1 (2%) - 4 (4%) -
  Georgia 1 (2%) - 4 (4%) -
  Colorado - - 4 (4%) -
  Tennessee 2 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
  New Hampshire - - 3 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (2%) -
  Connecticut 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Vermont 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Maine 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Utah - - 1 (1%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (1%) -
Total 42 - 95 $56M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (26%) - 38 (40%) -
Growth Capital 18 (43%) - 28 (29%) 19M (33%)
Recapitalization 11 (26%) - 21 (22%) 30M (53%)
Stake Purchase 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Venture - - 2 (2%) 8M (13%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Total 42 - 95 $56M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 17 (36%) -
Secondary Sale 14 (30%) 91M (2%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (15%) 3.9B (95%)
Recapitalization 4 (9%) -
Merger 2 (4%) 117M (3%)
Unknown 2 (4%) -
IPO 1 (2%) -
Total 47 $4.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $56M
TOTAL $56M
Largest Endres Processing LLC
$30M (2004-04-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $117M
< $100M 2 $125M
TOTAL $4.1B
Largest Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
$2.9B (2017-11-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
6 (6%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
40%
19 (40%)
Strategic(s)
49%
23 (49%)

FAQ

When was Gemini Investors founded?

Gemini Investors was founded in 1993.

What type of investor is Gemini Investors?

Gemini Investors is a private equity firm.

Where is Gemini Investors headquartered?

Gemini Investors is headquartered in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

How much capital does Gemini Investors have under management?

Gemini Investors has 650M USD under management.

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