HM Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

HM Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment aremedia (28%) and food (23%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (78%) and secondary buyout (17%). In total, HM Capital Partners has invested in 10 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Milk Specialties for $340M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). HM Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Swift for $1.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity33
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 1

HM Capital Partners LLC

200 Crescent Court, Suite 1600,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
(214) 740-7300
www.hmcapital.com
cbauer@hmcapital.com

HM Capital (formerly Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, Inc.) is a private equity firm that seeks investments in middle-market companies valued between $100 million and $1 billion. HM Capital's investments include acquisitions of large corporate divestitures, acquisitions or recapitalizations of privately owned or publicly traded businesses, and acquisitions of distressed businesses either through a restructuring or bankruptcy process. Sectors of interest include media, consumer products, energy, financial services, food/beverage, information services and niche manufacturing. HM Capital Partners was formed in 1989 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Beverages, Business Services, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Publishing, Renewable Energy

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 -
Enterprise Value 100 1,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 18 - - - - - 18
vol $627M $627M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 15 - - - - - 15
vol $3.5B $3.5B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Milk Specialties Co. 2016-06-27 - Secondary Sale
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.milkspecialties.com
Puerto Rico Cable Co. (dba Choice Cable TV) 2015-06-03 276M USD Trade Sale
Mercedita, Puerto Rico · www.choicecable.net
Viasystems Group, Inc. 2014-09-22 927M USD Trade Sale
St. Louis, Missouri · www.viasystems.com
UniTek Global Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 - Secondary Sale
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.unitekglobalservices.com
LIN Media LLC 2013-07-30 - Merger
Providence, Rhode Island · www.linmedia.com
Ed Broking LLP 2013-01-16 - Secondary Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.edbroking.com
Milk Specialties Co. 2011-11-07 340M USD Secondary Buyout
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.milkspecialties.com
Earthbound Farm, Inc. 2010-12-14 - Secondary Sale
San Juan Bautista, California · www.ebfarm.com
Swett & Crawford Group, Inc. 2010-07-09 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.swett.com
Ed Broking LLP 2010-07-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.edbroking.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Media - - 5 (28%) 62M (10%)
Food - - 4 (22%) 565M (90%)
Insurance - - 2 (11%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 2 (11%) -
Beverages - - 1 (6%) -
Construction - - 1 (6%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (6%) -
Publishing - - 1 (6%) -
Software - - 1 (6%) -
Total - - 18 $627M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 13 (72%) 565M (90%)
  Texas - - 3 (17%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (11%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (6%) 340M (54%)
  Colorado - - 1 (6%) 225M (36%)
  California - - 1 (6%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (6%) -
  Washington - - 1 (6%) -
  Utah - - 1 (6%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (6%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (6%) -
Canada - - 2 (11%) 62M (10%)
  British Columbia - - 1 (6%) 62M (10%)
  Alberta - - 1 (6%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (6%) -
Poland - - 1 (6%) -
Puerto Rico - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic - - 13 (72%) 565M (90%)
Cross-border - - 5 (28%) 62M (10%)
Total - - 18 $627M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 14 (78%) 287M (46%)
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (17%) 340M (54%)
Going Private - - 1 (6%) -
Total - - 18 $627M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (40%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (33%) 3.5B (100%)
Bankruptcy 1 (7%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) -
Merger 1 (7%) -
Trade Sale 1 (7%) -
Total 15 $3.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $565M
< $100M 1 $62M
TOTAL $627M
Largest Milk Specialties Co.
$340M (2011-11-07)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 4 $2.0B
TOTAL $3.5B
Largest Swift & Co.
$1.5B (2007-07-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
40%
6 (40%)
Strategic(s)
40%
6 (40%)

FAQ

When was HM Capital Partners LLC founded?

HM Capital Partners LLC was founded in 1989.

What type of investor is HM Capital Partners LLC?

HM Capital Partners LLC is a private equity firm.

Where is HM Capital Partners LLC headquartered?

HM Capital Partners LLC is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

How much capital does HM Capital Partners LLC have under management?

HM Capital Partners LLC has 1.6B USD under management.

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