JLL Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, JLL Partners has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

JLL Partners’ most common sectors for investment are life science (21%) and aerospace (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, JLL Partners has invested in 19 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired DPx Holdings BV for $2.7B.

In the last 3 years, JLL Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (32%). JLL Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 1996 when it sold OrNda Health for $3.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity54
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • M&A Advisors 8

JLL Partners

245 Park Avenue Suite 1601 ,
New York, New York 10017
United States
(212) 286-8600
www.jllpartners.com
info@jllpartners.com

JLL Partners, Inc. is a private equity investment firm that invests alongside management in middle-market companies. JLL prefers control investments in sectors such as healthcare services, medical products, food and consumer products, chemicals, broadcasting, transportation, automotive, industrial manufacturing, and distribution. In addition to traditional buyout transaction, JLL also seeks distressed/turnaround situations. JLL Partners was formed in 1988 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Education, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 26 - 7 2 2 1 38
vol $7.5B $7.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 14 1 1 - - - 16
vol $8.2B $8.2B
  54

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Jonathan Engineered Solutions, Inc. 2021-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Irvine, California · www.jonathanengr.com
MedeAnalytics, Inc. 2020-10-13 - Secondary Buyout
Richardson, Texas · www.medeanalytics.com
Solvias AG 2020-06-11 - Growth Capital
Kaiseraugst, Switzerland · www.solvias.com
Heads Up Technologies, Inc. 2019-09-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carrollton, Texas · www.heads-up.com
Thread 2019-08-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tustin, California · www.threadresearch.com
Cato Research LLC 2018-11-28 - Growth Capital
Durham, North Carolina · www.cato.com
Triplefin LLC 2018-10-01 - Merger
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.triplefin.com
EVERSANA 2018-10-01 - Consolidation
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.eversana.com
CitiXsys Holdings, Inc. 2018-09-28 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.citixsys.com
EVERSANA ENGAGE 2018-04-24 - Growth Capital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.eversanaengage.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Xcellence, Inc. 2018-01-02 Zeledon-Castillo - eDiscovery Business 2021-04-13 8
Mission, Kansas · www.xactdatadiscovery.com San Antonio, Texas
Xcellence, Inc. 2018-01-02 Anexsys Ltd. 2020-08-05 7
Mission, Kansas · www.xactdatadiscovery.com London, United Kingdom · www.anexsys.com
EVERSANA 2018-10-01 HVH Precision Analytics 2020-07-15 4
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.eversana.com Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.hvhprecision.com
Pioneer Sand Co. 2015-01-01 Pioneer Sand Co. - Civil Construction Unit 2020-02-11 1
Colorado Springs, Colorado · www.pioneersand.com , Colorado
Xcellence, Inc. 2018-01-02 QDiscovery LLC 2019-07-02 6
Mission, Kansas · www.xactdatadiscovery.com New London, Connecticut · www.qdiscovery.com
Xcellence, Inc. 2018-01-02 QUiVX eDiscovery - Forensics, Review & eDiscovery Services 2019-02-12 5
Mission, Kansas · www.xactdatadiscovery.com Walnut Creek, California
EVERSANA 2018-10-01 Triplefin LLC 2018-10-01 3
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.eversana.com Cincinnati, Ohio · www.triplefin.com
Viant Medical 2016-12-06 Integer Holdings Corp. - Advanced Surgical & Orthopedics Business 2018-05-03 4
Foxborough, Massachusetts · www.viantmedical.com Frisco, Texas
American Dental Partners, Inc. 2012-02-09 Q Management Services LLC 2017-04-04 1
Wakefield, Massachusetts · www.amdpi.com Rochester, New York · www.qdental.com
Viant Medical 2016-12-06 Vention Medical, Inc. - Device Manufacturing Business 2017-02-20 3
Foxborough, Massachusetts · www.viantmedical.com Salem, New Hampshire

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 3 (14%) - 8 (21%) 5.4B (60%)
Financial Services 2 (10%) 455M (54%) 4 (10%) 455M (5%)
Aerospace 2 (10%) - 4 (10%) -
Information Technology 4 (19%) - 4 (10%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (8%) 2.4B (27%)
Business Services 1 (5%) 392M (46%) 3 (8%) 472M (5%)
Building Materials - - 3 (8%) 195M (2%)
Education 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Food - - 1 (3%) -
Insurance 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Marketing 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $847M 39 $8.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 19 (90%) 847M (100%) 37 (95%) 8.9B (100%)
  Texas 4 (19%) 455M (54%) 7 (18%) 535M (6%)
  California 2 (10%) - 4 (10%) -
  Wisconsin 3 (14%) - 3 (8%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (10%) 392M (46%) 3 (8%) 3.0B (34%)
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 3 (8%) 2.6B (29%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Tennessee - - 2 (5%) 1.4B (16%)
  Washington 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Michigan 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Kansas 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Colorado 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (3%) 1.0B (11%)
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) 195M (2%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) 123M (1%)
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (3%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (3%) -
Puerto Rico 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Switzerland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 19 (90%) 847M (100%) 37 (95%) 8.9B (100%)
Cross-border 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Total 21 $847M 39 $8.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (19%) - 9 (23%) 2.7B (30%)
Secondary Buyout 7 (33%) - 9 (23%) 1.6B (18%)
Growth Capital 5 (24%) - 5 (13%) -
Going Private 2 (10%) 847M (100%) 4 (10%) 3.6B (40%)
Divestiture 1 (5%) - 4 (10%) 1.1B (12%)
Consolidation 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
PIPE - - 2 (5%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (5%) -
Total 21 $847M 39 $8.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (25%) 1.7B (21%)
Trade Sale 4 (25%) 598M (7%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (19%) 5.9B (72%)
IPO 3 (19%) -
Merger 2 (13%) -
Total 16 $8.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Houlihan Lokey
1
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
7
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $7.7B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.2B
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $8.9B
Largest DPx Holdings BV
$2.7B (2014-03-11)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $7.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $888M
TOTAL $8.2B
Largest OrNda Health Corp.
$3.2B (1996-10-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
26%
10 (26%)
Strategic(s)
10%
4 (10%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
4 (25%)
Strategic(s)
44%
7 (44%)

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