Great Point Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Great Point Partners has acquired 10 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Great Point Partners’ most common sectors for investment arelife science (38%) and healthcare services (22%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (44%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Great Point Partners has invested in 19 US states and 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired MaSTherCell SA for $25M.

In the last 3 years, Great Point Partners has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Great Point Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold MaSTherCell SA for $315M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 1

Great Point Partners

165 Mason Street, 3rd Floor,
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
United States
(203) 971-3300
www.gppfunds.com
info@gppfunds.com

Great Point Partners is a private investment firm focused on investing in private and public healthcare companies. Great Point's private equity practice invests $7 to $50 million of growth capital in private, growing companies. Specific areas of interest within the healthcare sector includes biotechnology and life sciences, consumer health, generic drugs, health care services, information technology, insurance, medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals, and worker compensation companies. Great Point Partners was formed in 2003 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Medical Products, Software, Staffing

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA 2 12
Investment Size 7 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 20 1 4 1 1 5 32
vol $35M $35M
Sell (1.6/yr) # 8 2 1 2 2 1 16
vol $529M $315M $844M
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ephicacy Consulting Group, Inc. 2022-07-22 - Growth Capital
Iselin, New Jersey · www.ephicacy.com
SteriPack Group 2022-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Mullingar, Ireland · www.steripackgroup.com
Tergus Pharma LLC 2022-06-07 - Recapitalization
Durham, North Carolina · www.terguspharma.com
Jones Public Affairs, Inc. 2022-05-04 - Recapitalization
Washington, District of Columbia · www.jpa.com
Cellipont Bioservices 2022-01-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Poway, California · www.performancecell.com
E-Therapy 2022-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Flagstaff, Arizona · www.electronic-therapy.com
Softbox Systems Ltd. 2021-12-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Long Crendon, United Kingdom · www.softboxsystems.com
Velentium LLC 2021-09-29 - Recapitalization
Katy, Texas · www.velentium.com
VitaLink Research 2021-09-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, South Carolina · www.vitalinkresearch.com
Family Resource Home Care 2020-09-08 - Recapitalization
Liberty Lake, Washington · www.familyresourcehomecare.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Family Resource Home Care 2020-09-08 Midshires Care Ltd. 2021-06-15 2
Liberty Lake, Washington · www.familyresourcehomecare.com Warwickshire, United Kingdom · www.helpinghandshomecare.co.uk

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 3 (21%) - 12 (38%) 25M (71%)
Healthcare Services 3 (21%) - 7 (22%) -
Software 1 (7%) - 3 (9%) -
Information Technology 1 (7%) 10M (100%) 2 (6%) 10M (29%)
Business Services 2 (14%) - 2 (6%) -
Consumer Services 2 (14%) - 2 (6%) -
Packaging - - 2 (6%) -
Marketing 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $10M 32 $35M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (86%) 10M (100%) 26 (81%) 10M (29%)
  California 2 (14%) - 4 (13%) -
  Texas 3 (21%) - 3 (9%) -
  Arizona 2 (14%) - 2 (6%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (6%) -
  Maine 1 (7%) 10M (100%) 1 (3%) 10M (29%)
  Washington 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (3%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (3%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (3%) -
  New York - - 1 (3%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (3%) -
  Florida - - 1 (3%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) -
Canada 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
  Ontario 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
  Quebec - - 1 (3%) -
Germany 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Belgium - - 1 (3%) 25M (71%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (3%) -
Ireland - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 12 (86%) 10M (100%) 26 (81%) 10M (29%)
Cross-border 2 (14%) - 6 (19%) 25M (71%)
Total 14 $10M 32 $35M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 7 (50%) 10M (100%) 14 (44%) 10M (29%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (29%) - 8 (25%) -
Growth Capital 1 (7%) - 5 (16%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Add-on Acquisition - - 1 (3%) 25M (71%)
Going Private 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Venture - - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $10M 32 $35M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (25%) 225M (27%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (19%) 304M (36%)
Trade Sale 3 (19%) -
IPO 2 (13%) -
Recapitalization 2 (13%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) 315M (37%)
Unknown 1 (6%) -
Total 16 $844M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Morrison Cohen LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $35M
TOTAL $35M
Largest MaSTherCell SA
$25M (2015-03-09)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $746M
< $100M 1 $98M
TOTAL $844M
Largest MaSTherCell SA
$315M (2020-02-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
6%
2 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
6 (38%)
Strategic(s)
44%
7 (44%)

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