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 (25%) and manufacturing (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (55%) and growth capital (17%). In total, High Street Capital has invested in 14 US states.

In the last 3 years, High Street Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). 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 Activity35
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 2

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 10 100
Target EBITDA - 15
Investment Size 2 8
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 17 - 2 - 5 - 24
Sell (0.6/yr) # 8 - 2 - 1 - 11
vol $32M $32M
  35

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Knight Material Technologies 2021-12-09 - Divestiture
East Canton, Ohio · www.knightmaterials.com
NeoSystems LLC 2021-09-08 - Growth Capital
Tysons Corner, 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 - Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.avomeen.com
Applied Process, Inc. 2019-09-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Livonia, Michigan · www.appliedprocess.com
Suburban Drywall, Inc. 2019-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Waukesha, Wisconsin · www.SuburbanDrywall.com
TLC Companies 2019-03-05 - Secondary Buyout
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota · www.tlccompanies.com
Commodity Blenders LLC 2019-03-01 - Growth Capital
West Salem, Ohio · www.commodityblenders.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (8%) - 6 (25%) -
Manufacturing 2 (17%) - 4 (17%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Information Technology 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Staffing - - 1 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 24 (100%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 4 (17%) -
  Ohio 2 (17%) - 3 (13%) -
  Michigan - - 3 (13%) -
  Illinois 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
  Wisconsin 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
  Minnesota - - 2 (8%) -
  Virginia 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Tennessee 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  New York 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Nebraska 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Kansas 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (4%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (33%) - 13 (54%) -
Growth Capital 4 (33%) - 4 (17%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 3 (13%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Recapitalization 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Total 12 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (45%) -
Trade Sale 3 (27%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (18%) 32M (100%)
Unknown 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $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)
17%
4 (17%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
45%
5 (45%)
Strategic(s)
45%
5 (45%)

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