Greer Capital Advisors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Greer Capital Advisors’ most common sectors for investment are life science (75%) and healthcare services (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (88%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (13%). In total, Greer Capital Advisors has invested in 4 US states.

In the last 3 years, Greer Capital Advisors has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (77%). Greer Capital Advisors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Vidacare for $263M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Greer Capital Advisors

4 Office Park Circle, Suite 316,
Mountain Brook, Alabama 35223
United States
(205) 445-1011
www.greercap.com
info@greercap.com

Greer Capital Advisors (GCA) is a specialized, heathcare focused private equity firm that targets investments in Alabama based companies. Within healthcare, GCA looks for companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics industries. GCA prefers early and growth stage investments and generally seeks to invest between $1 to $2 million per transaction. Greer Capital Advisors was formed in 2002 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Healthcare Services, Life Science, Medical Products

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 0 2
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
Sell (0.2/yr) # 12 - - 1 - - 13
vol $600M $600M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BioDtech, Inc. 2018-11-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Alabama · www.biodtechinc.com
Egen, Inc. 2014-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntsville, Alabama
Vidacare Corp. 2013-12-04 263M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shavano Park, Texas · www.vidacare.com
VectorLogics, Inc. 2012-10-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Alabama · www.vectorlogics.com
Halo Monitoring, Inc. 2012-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntsville, Alabama · www.halomonitoring.com
TransMolecular, Inc. 2011-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.transmolecular.com
Tranzyme, Inc. 2011-04-01 - IPO
Durham, North Carolina · www.tranzyme.com
Atherotech, Inc. 2010-12-23 - Secondary Buyout
Birmingham, Alabama · www.atherotech.com
Aeon Bioscience, Inc. 2010-12-20 255M USD Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Alabama · www.aeonbio.com
BioDtech, Inc. 2010-10-08 - Venture
Birmingham, Alabama · www.biodtechinc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 2 (67%) - 6 (75%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (13%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 8 (100%) -
  Alabama 3 (100%) - 5 (63%) -
  Texas - - 1 (13%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (13%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (13%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 2 (67%) - 7 (88%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 3 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (46%) 600M (100%)
Trade Sale 4 (31%) -
IPO 2 (15%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $600M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $518M
< $100M 3 $83M
TOTAL $600M
Largest Vidacare Corp.
$263M (2013-12-04)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
8%
1 8%
Strategic(s)
92%
11 92%

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