Harren Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Harren Equity Partners has acquired 1 company.

Harren Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment areenergy services and equipment (20%) and consumer products (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (62%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (33%). In total, Harren Equity Partners has invested in 17 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Harren Equity Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (41%). Harren Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Chamberlin Edmonds & Associates for $260M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity53
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20

Harren Equity Partners

Harren Equity Partners

The Gleason Building 200 Garrett Street, Suite F,
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
United States
(434) 245-5800
www.harrenequity.com
info@harrenequity.com

Harren Equity Partners LLC is an East Coast US-based private equity firm focused on mid-sized acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth capital financings. Harren is a generalist firm and will consider companies in a broad range of industries, including aerospace/defense, automotive, business services, building materials, energy services, furniture, industrial machinery, medical products, natural resources, healthcare services, restaurants, retail, and recycling. Prospective companies typically have sales of $30 to $300 million, EBITDA of $7 to $30 million, and are located in North America. Harren prefers businesses with defensible markets positions, proven management, and strong growth potential. Harren Equity Partners LLC was formed in 2000 and is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Medical Products, Plastics, Software, Staffing, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 300
Target EBITDA 7 30
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 300
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 30 - - 1 - - 31
Sell (1.0/yr) # 17 - 3 1 - 1 22
vol $526M $526M
  53

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Velosio LLC 2024-03-07 - Secondary Sale
Dublin, Ohio · www.velosio.com
Core States, Inc. 2022-04-13 - Recapitalization
Duluth, Georgia · www.core-states.com
A&A Transfer, Inc. 2022-01-18 - Trade Sale
Chantilly, Virginia · www.aatransferinc.com
Health Connect America, Inc. 2021-08-10 - Secondary Sale
Franklin, Tennessee · www.healthconnectamerica.com
Alliance Ground International LLC 2021-06-01 - Secondary Sale
Miami, Florida · www.allianceground.com
Marianna Beauty Holdings, Inc. 2021-05-27 - Trade Sale
Omaha, Nebraska · www.mariannabeauty.com
Velosio LLC 2019-03-21 - Recapitalization
Dublin, Ohio · www.velosio.com
Health Connect America, Inc. 2017-12-08 - Recapitalization
Franklin, Tennessee · www.healthconnectamerica.com
Management Health Systems, Inc. 2016-12-08 - Recapitalization
Sunrise, Florida · www.medprostaffing.com
Shrimp Basket 2016-08-03 - Recapitalization
Gulf Shores, Alabama · www.shrimpbasket.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (25%) - 6 (19%) -
Consumer Products - - 4 (13%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (10%) -
Business Services - - 2 (6%) -
Plastics - - 2 (6%) -
Staffing 1 (25%) - 2 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (3%) -
Automotive - - 1 (3%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (3%) -
Distribution 1 (25%) - 1 (3%) -
Education - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (25%) - 1 (3%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (3%) -
Machinery - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (3%) -
Packaging - - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) -
Transportation - - 1 (3%) -
Total 4 - 31 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 30 (97%) -
  Texas - - 5 (16%) -
  Florida 1 (25%) - 3 (10%) -
  California - - 3 (10%) -
  Louisiana 1 (25%) - 2 (6%) -
  Georgia 1 (25%) - 2 (6%) -
  Alabama - - 2 (6%) -
  Virginia - - 2 (6%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (6%) -
  Michigan 1 (25%) - 1 (3%) -
  Washington - - 1 (3%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) -
  Nebraska - - 1 (3%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) -
  Arkansas - - 1 (3%) -
Singapore - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 4 (100%) - 30 (97%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (3%) -
Total 4 - 31 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 4 (100%) - 19 (61%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 10 (32%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (3%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (3%) -
Total 4 - 31 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (45%) -
Trade Sale 5 (23%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (18%) 526M (100%)
Bankruptcy 1 (5%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
Merger 1 (5%) -
Total 22 $526M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $510M
< $100M 1 $16M
TOTAL $526M
Largest Chamberlin, Edmonds & Associates, Inc.
$260M (2010-09-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
41%
9 (41%)
Strategic(s)
50%
11 (50%)

FAQ

When was Harren Equity Partners founded?

Harren Equity Partners was founded in 2000.

What type of investor is Harren Equity Partners?

Harren Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Harren Equity Partners headquartered?

Harren Equity Partners is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.

How much capital does Harren Equity Partners have under management?

Harren Equity Partners has 450M USD under management.

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