Ironbridge Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ironbridge Equity Partners has acquired 6 companies.

Ironbridge Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment aredistribution (15%) and automotive (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and growth capital (18%). In total, Ironbridge Equity Partners has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Ironbridge Equity Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (56%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity37
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Bay Adelaide Centre – East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. West, Suite 3520,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4E3
Canada
(416) 863-0105
www.ironbridgeequity.com
info@ironbridgeequity.com

Ironbridge Equity Partners, Inc. (IEP) is a private equity investor in middle-market Canadian companies. IEP targets profitable companies with motivated management, 'history of positive earnings strong competitive positions within industry niche, and opportunities growth (organic or through acquisitions). IEP looks to invest at least $15 million in transactions valued up to $40 million. Areas of interest include manufacturing, distribution, consumer products/services, and business services. The Firm will not invest in real estate, natural resources, and technology. Ironbridge Equity Partners, Inc. was formed in 2005 and is based in Toronto.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Manufacturing, Media, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 15
Investment Size 15 40
Enterprise Value 25 100
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 21 1 1 3 2 - 28
Sell (0.6/yr) # 6 - 1 2 - - 9
  37

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Walker Glass Co. Ltd. 2023-09-18 - Secondary Buyout
Montreal, Quebec · www.walkerglass.com
Gesco Group of Companies 2023-06-22 - Secondary Buyout
Brampton, Ontario · www.gesco.ca
King’s Pastry, Inc. 2022-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mississauga, Ontario · www.kingspastry.com
North American Produce Buyers Ltd. 2022-10-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Toronto, Ontario · www.naproduce.com
Back in Motion Rehab, Inc. 2022-09-15 - Trade Sale
Surrey, British Columbia · www.backinmotionrehab.com
Kore Outdoor, Inc. 2022-08-23 - Secondary Buyout
Saint-Laurent, Quebec · www.koreoutdoor.com
Thermogenics, Inc. 2022-06-02 - Secondary Sale
Aurora, Ontario · www.thermogenicsboilers.com
Alliance US Holding, LP 2021-09-13 - Secondary Sale
Mississauga, Ontario · www.alliancecorporation.ca
Les Industries Cendrex, Inc. 2021-08-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Montréal, Quebec · www.cendrex.com
GNI Management Group, Inc. 2020-09-01 - Divestiture
Woodstock, Ontario · www.gni.ca
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Advance Engineered Products Ltd. 2015-10-01 Westech Vac Systems Ltd. 2016-01-05 2
Regina, Saskatchewan · www.advanceengineeredproducts.com Nisku, Alberta · www.westechvac.com
Advance Engineered Products Ltd. 2015-10-01 Dumur Industries 2015-10-01 1
Regina, Saskatchewan · www.advanceengineeredproducts.com White City, Saskatchewan · www.dumurindustries.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 3 (16%) - 4 (14%) -
Distribution 2 (11%) - 4 (14%) -
Building Materials 3 (16%) - 3 (11%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (11%) - 3 (11%) -
Food 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
Construction 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (4%) -
Furniture 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Marine 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Retail 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 18 (95%) - 27 (96%) -
  Ontario 8 (42%) - 12 (43%) -
  Saskatchewan 5 (26%) - 5 (18%) -
  Quebec 3 (16%) - 5 (18%) -
  British Columbia 2 (11%) - 3 (11%) -
  Manitoba - - 2 (7%) -
United Kingdom 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  British Columbia 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 18 (95%) - 27 (96%) -
Cross-border 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 9 (47%) - 15 (54%) -
Growth Capital 2 (11%) - 5 (18%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (26%) - 5 (18%) -
Divestiture 3 (16%) - 3 (11%) -
Total 19 - 28 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (56%) -
Trade Sale 3 (33%) -
IPO 1 (11%) -
Total 9 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
5 (18%)
Strategic(s)
11%
3 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
56%
5 (56%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

FAQ

When was Ironbridge Equity Partners founded?

Ironbridge Equity Partners was founded in 2005.

What type of investor is Ironbridge Equity Partners?

Ironbridge Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Ironbridge Equity Partners headquartered?

Ironbridge Equity Partners is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

How much capital does Ironbridge Equity Partners have under management?

Ironbridge Equity Partners has 400M CAD under management.

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