Guardian Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Guardian Capital Partners has acquired 3 companies.

Guardian Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (30%) and manufacturing (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (35%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, Guardian Capital Partners has invested in 14 US states.

In the last 3 years, Guardian Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (56%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 9

Guardian Capital Partners

Devon Square I, 724 West Lancaster Avenue Suite 120,
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
United States
(610) 263-0100
www.guardiancp.com
gcp@guardiancp.com

Guardian Capital Partners is a smaller private equity firm focused on control investments in family-owned companies and corporate divestitures. Guardian looks for profitable businesses with a 'history of stability' and a 'strong instaleed customer base'. Prospective opportunities are located in the US and typically generate sales of $20 to $100 million. Target sectors include industrial, manufacturing, business services, consumer products, and healthcare/medical devices. Guardian Capital Partners was formed in 2007 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electronics, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Recapitalization, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 100
Target EBITDA 3 9
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 8 15
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 14 3 1 1 1 - 20
Sell (0.6/yr) # 6 - 1 1 1 - 9
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Nwestco LLC 2023-06-15 - Secondary Buyout
Kalispell, Montana · www.nwestco.com
Tactical Medical Solutions, Inc. 2023-03-27 - Secondary Sale
Anderson, South Carolina · www.tacmedsolutions.com
Precision Roll Solutions LLC 2022-05-20 - Secondary Buyout
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.precisionrollsolutions.com
Engineered Network Systems LLC 2022-01-10 - Trade Sale
Burnsville, Minnesota · www.ens-co.com
Cosmic Pet LLC 2021-10-25 - Trade Sale
Wichita, Kansas · www.cosmicpet.com
Napcom LLC 2021-06-09 - Recapitalization
Cypress, California · www.newair.com
Havis, Inc. 2020-12-07 - Growth Capital
Warminster, Pennsylvania · www.havis.com
Upper Echelon Products 2020-11-02 - Growth Capital
Austin, Texas · www.upperechelonproducts.com
Flat River Group LLC 2020-01-09 - Growth Capital
Belding, Michigan · www.flatrivergroup.com
CB Garment, Inc. 2019-11-14 - Secondary Buyout
Eugene, Oregon · www.crewbossppe.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 2 (20%) - 6 (30%) -
Manufacturing 2 (20%) - 3 (15%) -
Distribution 2 (20%) - 2 (10%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Business Services - - 1 (5%) -
Communications 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
E-Commerce 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Electronics - - 1 (5%) -
Furniture - - 1 (5%) -
Machinery 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (5%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (100%) - 20 (100%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (10%) - 4 (20%) -
  California 2 (20%) - 2 (10%) -
  Oregon 2 (20%) - 2 (10%) -
  New Jersey - - 2 (10%) -
  Michigan 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Texas 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  North Carolina 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Montana 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (5%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (5%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (5%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (5%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (40%) - 7 (35%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (50%) - 6 (30%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 5 (25%) -
Recapitalization 1 (10%) - 2 (10%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (56%) -
Secondary Sale 4 (44%) -
Total 9 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Marcum LLP
1
Legal Deals
Morgan Lewis
3
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
2
DLA Piper
2

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
6 (30%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
3 (33%)
Strategic(s)
56%
5 (56%)

FAQ

When was Guardian Capital Partners founded?

Guardian Capital Partners was founded in 2007.

What type of investor is Guardian Capital Partners?

Guardian Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Guardian Capital Partners headquartered?

Guardian Capital Partners is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

How much capital does Guardian Capital Partners have under management?

Guardian Capital Partners has 200M USD under management.

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