Hadley Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Hadley Capital has acquired 5 companies.

Hadley Capital’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (30%) and consumer products (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and recapitalization (17%). In total, Hadley Capital has invested in 13 US states.

In the last 3 years, Hadley Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Hadley Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Kelatron for $21M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

Hadley Capital

1200 Central Avenue, Suite 300,
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
United States
(847) 906-5300
www.hadleycapital.com
info@hadleycapital.com

Hadley Capital LLC is a private equity firm that targets investments in small, established companies. The Firm looks for businesses generating sales of $5 to $30 million and EBITDA of $1 to $3 million. Hadley Capital seeks opportunities across a variety of industries; including manufacturing, business services, and distribution. Prospective transaction types include acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth capital financings, and industry consolidations. Hadley was formed in 1998 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Food, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, Acquisition Financing

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 30
Target EBITDA 1 3
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 18 1 3 1 - 1 24
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 1 1 1 - - 8
vol $21M $21M
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Equustock LLC 2020-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Loves Park, Illinois · www.equustock.com
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm, Inc. 2018-12-04 - Shut Down
Moravian Falls, North Carolina · www.brushymountainbeefarm.com
New Age Cryo, Inc. 2018-03-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ringwood, Illinois · www.newagecryo.com
Packaging Specialists, Inc. 2017-07-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Phoenix, Arizona · www.psisw.com
Gillinder Brothers, Inc. 2017-06-02 - Recapitalization
Port Jervis, New York · www.gillinderglass.com
Filter Holdings, Inc. 2017-05-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Union, New Jersey · www.filterholdings.com
Qdx Pathology Services, Inc. 2017-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cranford, New Jersey · www.qdxpath.com
Bluff Manufacturing, Inc. 2016-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas · www.bluffmanufacturing.com
GT Golf Supplies, Inc. 2016-05-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vista, California · www.ggolf.com
InProduction 2015-10-01 - Recapitalization
Naperville, Illinois · www.inproduction.net
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Filter Holdings, Inc. 2017-05-16 Shaffer Products, Inc. 2017-05-16 1
Union, New Jersey · www.filterholdings.com Union, New Jersey
Open Sky Media, Inc. 2011-01-01 Gulfshore Life Media LLC 2012-08-03 1
Austin, Texas · www.austinmonthly.com Naples, Florida · www.gulfshorelife.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 5 (38%) - 7 (29%) -
Consumer Products 2 (15%) - 3 (13%) -
Agriculture 2 (15%) - 2 (8%) -
Life Science 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Media 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Construction - - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (100%) - 24 (100%) -
  Illinois 3 (23%) - 4 (17%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (8%) - 4 (17%) -
  New York 3 (23%) - 3 (13%) -
  New Jersey 2 (15%) - 2 (8%) -
  Texas 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
  North Carolina 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
  Tennessee 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  California 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Utah - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (92%) - 18 (75%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 4 (17%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (8%) -
Total 13 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (38%) -
Trade Sale 2 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (13%) 21M (100%)
Recapitalization 1 (13%) -
Shut Down 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $21M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Fort Dearborn Advisors LLC
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $21M
Largest Kelatron Corp.
$21M (2011-11-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
63%
5 63%
Strategic(s)
38%
3 38%

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