KarpReilly Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, KarpReilly has invested in 1 company.

KarpReilly’s most common sectors for investment are restaurants (29%) and apparel/textiles (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (48%) and growth capital (24%). In total, KarpReilly has invested in 9 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2003 when it acquired Norcraft Companies for $315M.

In the last 3 years, KarpReilly has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity35
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 2

KarpReilly LLC

102 Greenwich Ave / 2nd Floor,
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
United States
(203) 504-9900
www.karpreilly.com
info@karpreilly.com

KarpReilly is a private equity firm focused on investments in private and public small to mid-size growth companies across a broad range of industries. The Firm looks to commit $10 to $75 of equity capital in businesses needing funds to expand upon proven business models. Sectors of interest include building materials, business services, consumer brands, healthcare services, retail, and restaurants. KarpReilly will consider both minority or majority investment positions in transactions that include growth financings, management buyouts, acquisitions financings, and recapitalizations. KarpReilly and its predecessor firm Saunders, Karp & Megrue. KarpReilly was formed in 2007 and is located in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, E-Commerce, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Restaurants, Retail

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 75
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 18 2 1 - - - 21
vol $315M $315M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 11 1 2 - - - 14
  35

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cafe Rio, Inc. 2017-09-07 - Secondary Buyout
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.caferio.com
EBL, Inc. 2017-07-18 - Secondary Buyout
Torrington, Connecticut · www.eblens.com
Koia 2017-07-17 - Venture
Los Angeles, California · www.drinkkoia.com
KeVita, Inc. 2016-11-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Ventura, California · www.kevita.com
LifeAID Beverage Co. 2016-07-21 - Growth Capital
Santa Cruz, California · www.lifeaidbevco.com
Zola 2016-02-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Francisco, California · www.zolaacai.com
Comark, Inc. 2015-08-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.comark.ca
Z’Tejas, Inc. 2015-07-23 - Bankruptcy
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.ztejas.com
Stio 2014-08-05 - Growth Capital
Jackson, Wyoming · www.stio.com
S.B. Restaurant Co. Inc. 2014-06-17 - Bankruptcy
Costa Mesa, California · www.elephantbar.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Restaurants 2 (18%) - 6 (29%) -
Apparel/Textiles 3 (27%) - 4 (19%) -
Beverages 3 (27%) - 4 (19%) -
Retail 1 (9%) - 4 (19%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (5%) 315M (100%)
Food 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Franchising 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 11 - 21 $315M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (91%) - 19 (90%) 315M (100%)
  California 7 (64%) - 9 (43%) -
  Arizona 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (10%) -
  Wyoming 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
  New York 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (5%) 315M (100%)
  Utah - - 1 (5%) -
  Florida - - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (5%) -
Canada 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
  Alberta 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 10 (91%) - 19 (90%) 315M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
Total 11 - 21 $315M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (45%) - 10 (48%) -
Growth Capital 4 (36%) - 5 (24%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (10%) 315M (100%)
Venture 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (5%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 11 - 21 $315M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (36%) -
Secondary Sale 4 (29%) -
Bankruptcy 2 (14%) -
IPO 1 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) -
Total 14 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
North Point Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $315M
TOTAL $315M
Largest Norcraft Companies, Inc.
$315M (2003-10-22)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
6 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
6 50%

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