Hadley Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Hadley Capital has acquired 1 company.

Hadley Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (30%) and consumer products (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (78%) and recapitalization (15%). In total, Hadley Capital has invested in 14 US states.

In the last 3 years, Hadley Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). 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 Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity27
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

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 $5 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 Wilmette, 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 5
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 25 1 - - 1 - 27
Sell (0.6/yr) # 8 - 1 - 2 - 11
vol $21M $21M
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
4AllPromos LLC 2023-12-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Essex, Connecticut · www.4allpromos.com
Qdx Pathology Services, Inc. 2023-09-05 - Trade Sale
Edison, New Jersey · www.qdxpath.com
GT Golf Supplies, Inc. 2023-01-11 - Secondary Sale
Vista, California · www.ggolf.com
Centare 2021-08-12 - Trade Sale
Brookfield, Wisconsin · www.centare.com
Equustock OPCO 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 - Trade Sale
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 6 (46%) - 8 (30%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 3 (11%) -
Agriculture 2 (15%) - 2 (7%) -
Life Science - - 2 (7%) -
Packaging 1 (8%) - 2 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Construction - - 1 (4%) -
E-Commerce 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Publishing 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 27 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (100%) - 27 (100%) -
  Illinois 3 (23%) - 4 (15%) -
  Wisconsin - - 4 (15%) -
  New York 3 (23%) - 3 (11%) -
  California 2 (15%) - 3 (11%) -
  Texas 1 (8%) - 2 (7%) -
  North Carolina 1 (8%) - 2 (7%) -
  New Jersey 1 (8%) - 2 (7%) -
  Tennessee 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Connecticut 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Utah - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 27 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (92%) - 21 (78%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 4 (15%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (7%) -
Total 13 - 27 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (36%) -
Trade Sale 3 (27%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (18%) 21M (100%)
Recapitalization 1 (9%) -
Shut Down 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $21M

Deal Values

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

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
45%
5 (45%)
Strategic(s)
45%
5 (45%)

FAQ

When was Hadley Capital founded?

Hadley Capital was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Hadley Capital?

Hadley Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Hadley Capital headquartered?

Hadley Capital is headquartered in Wilmette, Illinois.

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