J.H. Whitney Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, J.H. Whitney Capital Partners has acquired 1 company.

J.H. Whitney Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (15%) and medical products (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, J.H. Whitney Capital Partners has invested in 11 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, J.H. Whitney Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (62%). J.H. Whitney Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold United BioSource for $730M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 3

J.H. Whitney Capital Partners LLC

130 Main Street,
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
United States
(203) 716-6100
www.whitney.com
info@whitney.com

J.H. Whitney & Co. is a private equity firm focused on small and middle-market buyouts and recapitalizations of US-based, growth-oriented companies. The Firm targets companies with $50 to $500 million in revenue and looks to invest $20 to $125 million per transaction. Industries of interest include consumer, healthcare, specialty manufacturing, and business services. J.H. Whitney & Co. was formed in 1946 and is based in New Canaan, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Retail, Semiconductors, Software

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 200
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 17 3 - 1 - - 21
Sell (1.8/yr) # 12 6 - 1 1 1 21
vol $890M $890M
  42

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stevens Manufacturing Co., Inc. 2021-02-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Milford, Connecticut · www.stevensmfgco.com
Accupac, Inc. 2020-01-22 - Secondary Buyout
Mainland, Pennsylvania · www.accupac.com
Confluence Outdoor LLC 2019-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, South Carolina · www.confluenceoutdoor.com
Firebirds International LLC (Firebirds Wood Fired Grill) 2019-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.firebirdsinternational.com
Precision Medicine Group LLC 2017-12-21 - Secondary Buyout
Bethesda, Maryland · www.precisionmedicinegrp.com
Uncle Julio's Corp. 2017-10-11 - Secondary Buyout
Irving, Texas · www.unclejulios.com
Accupac, Inc. 2017-09-18 - Secondary Buyout
Mainland, Pennsylvania · www.accupac.com
Authentix, Inc. 2017-09-12 - Secondary Buyout
Addison, Texas · www.authentix.com
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. 2017-06-06 - Bankruptcy
Houston, Texas · www.igniterestaurants.com
Aveanna Healthcare LLC 2017-03-16 - Consolidation
Atlanta, Georgia · www.aveannahealthcare.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Aveanna Healthcare LLC 2017-03-16 Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. - Home Healthcare Division 2019-02-19 5
Atlanta, Georgia · www.aveannahealthcare.com Frederick, Maryland
Aveanna Healthcare LLC 2017-03-16 Epic Health Services, Inc. 2017-03-16 4
Atlanta, Georgia · www.aveannahealthcare.com Dallas, Texas · www.epichealthservices.com
Aveanna Healthcare LLC 2017-03-16 Pediatric Services of America, Inc. 2017-03-16 3
Atlanta, Georgia · www.aveannahealthcare.com Norcross, Georgia · www.psahealthcare.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 3 (14%) -
Food 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Life Science - - 2 (10%) -
Medical Products 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Restaurants 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Retail - - 2 (10%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (5%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (5%) -
Construction 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (5%) -
Software - - 1 (5%) -
Total 6 - 21 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (83%) - 20 (95%) -
  Texas - - 4 (19%) -
  California 1 (17%) - 3 (14%) -
  Georgia 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (10%) -
  Maryland - - 2 (10%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (10%) -
  North Carolina 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
  Kansas 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
  Arizona 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (5%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (5%) -
Germany 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 5 (83%) - 20 (95%) -
Cross-border 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 6 - 21 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 7 (33%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (33%) - 5 (24%) -
Growth Capital - - 4 (19%) -
Recapitalization 1 (17%) - 2 (10%) -
Consolidation 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (5%) -
Venture - - 1 (5%) -
Total 6 - 21 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (67%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (14%) 890M (100%)
Trade Sale 2 (10%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (5%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
Total 21 $890M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
3
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2
Nixon Peabody LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $890M
TOTAL $890M
Largest United BioSource Corp.
$730M (2010-09-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
5 (24%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
62%
13 (62%)
Strategic(s)
24%
5 (24%)

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