Haas Wheat and Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Haas Wheat and Partners’ most common sectors for investment are consumer services (20%) and healthcare services (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (60%) and pipe (40%). In total, Haas Wheat and Partners has invested in 5 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1998 when it acquired Nebraska Book Company for $245M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). Haas Wheat and Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Playtex Products for $1.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Haas Wheat and Partners

300 Crescent Court, Suite 1700,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
(214)871-8300
www.haaswheat.com
info@haaswheat.com

Haas Wheat & Partners private equity firm specializing in strategic equity investments and leveraged buyouts of both private and public middle-market companies. Haas Wheat focuses on companies headquartered in the US and looks to commit between $25 and $200 million of equity per transaction. Target industry sectors include healthcare, consumer products and services, and specialized business services and manufacturing. Haas Wheat & Partner was formed in 1992 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Retail, Staffing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 200
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) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $359M $359M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $2.5B $2.5B
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Symmetry Medical, Inc. 2014-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Indiana · www.symmetrymedical.com
LCA - Vision, Inc. (dba LasikPlus) 2014-02-13 106M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.lasikplus.com
Nursefinders, Inc. 2010-07-28 220M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.nursefinders.com
Playtex Products, Inc. 2007-10-01 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
New Providence, New Jersey · www.playtexproductsinc.com
Nursefinders, Inc. 2007-08-09 - Secondary Buyout
San Diego, California · www.nursefinders.com
LCA - Vision, Inc. (dba LasikPlus) 2007-01-22 - PIPE
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.lasikplus.com
Symmetry Medical, Inc. 2006-01-01 - PIPE
Warsaw, Indiana · www.symmetrymedical.com
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. 2001-11-13 - IPO
San Diego, California · www.amnhealthcare.com
Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. 1998-05-01 283M USD Secondary Buyout
Plano, Texas · www.drpepper.com
Nebraska Book Company, Inc. 1998-02-23 245M USD Secondary Buyout
Lincoln, Nebraska · www.nebook.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail - - 1 (20%) 245M (68%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (20%) 114M (32%)
Healthcare Services - - 1 (20%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (20%) -
Staffing - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $359M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 5 (100%) 359M (100%)
  Nebraska - - 1 (20%) 245M (68%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (20%) 114M (32%)
  Ohio - - 1 (20%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (20%) -
  California - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $359M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (60%) 359M (100%)
PIPE - - 2 (40%) -
Total - - 5 $359M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (50%) 2.2B (89%)
Secondary Sale 1 (17%) 283M (11%)
IPO 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $2.5B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $359M
TOTAL $359M
Largest Nebraska Book Company, Inc.
$245M (1998-02-23)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
$100M to $1B 3 $609M
TOTAL $2.5B
Largest Playtex Products, Inc.
$1.9B (2007-10-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%

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