High Street Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, High Street Capital has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

High Street Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (20%) and manufacturing (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and growth capital (20%). In total, High Street Capital has invested in 15 US states.

In the last 3 years, High Street Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). High Street Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Koontz-Wagner Holdings for $32M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 2

High Street Capital

High Street Capital

150 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2420,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
(312) 423-2650
www.highstreetcapital.com
info@highstreetcapital.com

High Street Capital is a private investment firm focused on acquiring lower middle-market businesses generating revenues $10-$100 million with an EBITDA up to $15 million. The Firm typically invests in recapitalizations, management buyouts and growth equity financings. Target sectors include business services, aerospace/defense, healthcare product manufacturers and suppliers, testing and analytical services, chemicals and coatings, specialty plastics, and test/measurement equipment manufacturers. High Street looks to commit $2 to $8 million of equity per transaction and will consider both control and non-control situations. High Street will not invest in retail businesses, restaurants, oil and gas, entertainment, commodities, turnarounds, or start-ups. High Street Capital was formed in 1997 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Plastics, Staffing, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 150
Target EBITDA - 15
Investment Size 2 8
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 19 - 5 - 2 - 26
Sell (0.4/yr) # 11 - 1 - 1 - 13
vol $32M $32M
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Adams Magnetic Products LLC 2023-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Elmhurst, Illinois · www.adamsmagnetic.com
Pinnacle Contracting Services LLC 2023-03-01 - Growth Capital
Kernersville, North Carolina · www.pinnaclenc.com
Can-Do National Tape, Inc. 2023-01-16 - Trade Sale
Nashville, Tennessee · www.can-dotape.com
Knight Material Technologies LLC 2021-12-09 - Divestiture
East Canton, Ohio · www.knightmaterials.com
NeoSystems LLC 2021-09-08 - Growth Capital
Reston, Virginia · www.neosystemscorp.com
Tramec LLC 2021-09-01 - Recapitalization
Shawnee, Kansas · www.tramec.com
BCD International, Inc. 2021-06-24 - Growth Capital
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.bcdinc.com
Southern Design Landscaping and Concrete LLC 2021-05-12 - Growth Capital
Cumming, Georgia
Avomeen LLC 2021-02-03 - Trade Sale
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.avomeen.com
Applied Process, Inc. 2019-09-12 - Trade Sale
Livonia, Michigan · www.appliedprocess.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (8%) - 5 (19%) -
Manufacturing 3 (25%) - 5 (19%) -
Construction 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Distribution - - 2 (8%) -
Information Technology 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Insurance 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Metals/Mining - - 2 (8%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Staffing - - 1 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 26 (100%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 4 (15%) -
  Ohio 2 (17%) - 3 (12%) -
  Illinois 2 (17%) - 3 (12%) -
  Michigan - - 3 (12%) -
  Wisconsin 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
  Minnesota - - 2 (8%) -
  Virginia 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  New York 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Nebraska 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Kansas 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (4%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (42%) - 14 (54%) -
Growth Capital 5 (42%) - 5 (19%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (12%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Recapitalization 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (46%) -
Trade Sale 4 (31%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (15%) 32M (100%)
Unknown 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $32M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Livingstone Partners LLP
1
The Breckenridge Group
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $32M
TOTAL $32M
Largest Koontz-Wagner Holdings LLC
$32M (2012-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
15%
4 (15%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
5 (38%)
Strategic(s)
46%
6 (46%)

FAQ

When was High Street Capital founded?

High Street Capital was founded in 1997.

What type of investor is High Street Capital?

High Street Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is High Street Capital headquartered?

High Street Capital is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

How much capital does High Street Capital have under management?

High Street Capital has 165M USD under management.

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