Genesis Park Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Genesis Park has acquired 1 company.

Genesis Park’s most common sectors for investment are communications (20%) and energy services and equipment (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (47%) and growth capital (34%). In total, Genesis Park has invested in 3 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Texas Monthly for $25M.

In the last 3 years, Genesis Park has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (28%). Genesis Park’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold CapRock Communications for $200M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

Genesis Park

2000 Edwards Street, Suite B,
Houston, Texas 77007
United States
(713) 489-4650
www.genesis-park.com
info@genesis-park.com

Genesis Park is a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market opportunities. Transaction situations of interest include growth capital financings, carveouts, buyouts, special situations, and helping founder/family companies. The Firm has a preference for majority control, but will consider select minority investments. Prospective businesses are generally profitable ($2 to $20 million) with $5 to $100 million of revenue. Genesis Park was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Software, Technology Hardware

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 5 100
Target EBITDA 2 20
Investment Size - -
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) # 13 1 - - 1 - 15
vol $25M $25M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 9 - - 1 1 - 11
vol $200M $200M
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Estis Compression 2019-07-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kilgore, Texas · www.estiscompression.com
Texas Monthly, Inc. 2019-06-25 - Unknown
Austin, Texas · www.texasmonthly.com
ipDatatel LLC 2018-03-14 - Merger
Sugar Land, Texas · www.ipdatatel.com
Texas Monthly, Inc. 2016-10-13 25M USD Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.texasmonthly.com
ipDatatel LLC 2013-01-15 - Growth Capital
Sugar Land, Texas · www.ipdatatel.com
Starr Hill Presents LLC 2012-01-01 - Growth Capital
Charlottesville, Virginia · www.starrhillpresents.com
Greenwell Energy Solutions LLC 2012-01-01 - Growth Capital
Houston, Texas · www.greenwellsolutions.com
Alpheus Communications LLC 2011-09-21 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas
Avalon Advisors LLC 2011-08-30 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.avalonadvisors.com
Vivante GMP Solutions, Inc. 2010-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.vivante-gmp.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications - - 3 (20%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (67%) - 3 (20%) -
Software - - 2 (13%) -
Publishing - - 1 (7%) 25M (100%)
Financial Services - - 1 (7%) -
Insurance - - 1 (7%) -
Life Science - - 1 (7%) -
Media 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (7%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 15 $25M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 14 (93%) 25M (100%)
  Texas 2 (67%) - 12 (80%) 25M (100%)
  Virginia 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  California - - 1 (7%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 3 (100%) - 14 (93%) 25M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 15 $25M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) - 7 (47%) -
Growth Capital 2 (67%) - 5 (33%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (13%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (7%) 25M (100%)
Total 3 - 15 $25M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (36%) 200M (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (27%) -
Merger 1 (9%) -
Recapitalization 1 (9%) -
Trade Sale 1 (9%) -
Unknown 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $200M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $25M
Largest Texas Monthly, Inc.
$25M (2016-10-13)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest CapRock Communications, Inc.
$200M (2006-02-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
56%
5 56%
Strategic(s)
44%
4 44%

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