Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 18 others.

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ most common sectors for investment areoil/gas exploration (59%) and internet software and services (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and growth capital (28%). In total, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has invested in 25 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Sabinal Energy for $300M.

In the last 3 years, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has exited 21 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is unknown (40%). Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Silver Hill Energy Partners for $2.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity242
    • M&A Buy Activity169
    • M&A Sell Activity73
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 61
  • M&A Advisors 1

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP

1800 Avenue of the Stars, Third Floor,
Los Angeles, California 90067
United States
(800) 638-1496
www.kaynecapital.com

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors is an alternative investment management firm focused on hedge funds, public funds, energy private equity, growth private equity, real estate private equity, and mezzanine finance opportunities. Kayne's energy private equity group focuses on $20 to $100 million investments in high-growth exploration and production, midstream and oilfield service companies. The energy group considers both majority or minority stakes in public and private businesses. Kayne's growth private equity practice involves structured investments in public and private companies looking for capital to finance expansion. This group will also consider middle-market leveraged transactions and management buyouts. Kayne's real estate private equity group invests in established, cash-flow generating projects. Areas of interest include student housing and campus-oriented retail properties, amongst other opportunistic investments. The Group looks for acquisitions of $25 to $100 million. Kayne's mezzanine team looks to provide $20 to $35 million of capital for mid-market businesses with $100 to $500 million of sales and $10 to $50 million of EBITDA. Kayne Capital Advisors was formed in 1984 and is based in Los Angeles with additional offices in Armonk, New York; New York City, and Houston.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Plastics, Real Estate, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing, Secondary Buyout, Venture, Add-on Acquisition

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 100 500
Target EBITDA 10 50
Investment Size 20 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.4/yr) # 142 5 8 6 5 3 169
vol $570M $570M
Sell (6.0/yr) # 43 9 9 3 3 6 73
vol $6.2B $495M $14M $150M $120M $7.0B
  242

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GEOWEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC 2021-11-04 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.geowealth.com
Atlas RFID Solutions LLC 2021-09-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Alabama · www.atlasrfid.com
Black Knight Energy LLC 2021-08-17 - Growth Capital
Santa Clarita, California · www.blackknightllc.com
Source Intelligence LLC 2021-07-07 - Merger
Carlsbad, California · www.sourceintelligence.com
Native Exploration Holdings LLC 2021-05-20 - Merger
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.nativeoilandgas.com
Acacia Exploration Partners, LLC 2021-05-20 - Merger
Dallas, Texas · www.acaciaep.com
89 Energy III 2021-05-20 - Consolidation
Oklahoma, Oklahoma · www.eightynine.energy
rfXcel Corp. 2021-03-31 120M USD Add-on Acquisition
Reno, Nevada · www.rfxcel.com
Azalea Health Innovations, Inc. 2021-03-02 - Secondary Buyout
Atlanta, Georgia · www.azaleahealth.com
YOU i Labs, Inc. 2020-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Ottawa, Ontario · www.youi.tv
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
89 Energy III 2021-05-20 Native Exploration Holdings LLC 2021-05-20 2
Oklahoma, Oklahoma · www.eightynine.energy Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.nativeoilandgas.com
89 Energy III 2021-05-20 Acacia Exploration Partners, LLC 2021-05-20 1
Oklahoma, Oklahoma · www.eightynine.energy Dallas, Texas · www.acaciaep.com
Munch's Supply Co., Inc. 2019-04-12 C&L Supply, Inc. - HVAC and Plumbing Business 2021-02-03 4
Hillside, Illinois · www.munchsupply.com Vinita, Oklahoma
Techniplas, Inc. 2014-05-01 Techniplas, Inc. - Plants 2020-06-18 1
Nashotah, Wisconsin · www.techniplasgroup.com , United States
Ensign Natural Resources LLC 2017-01-01 Pioneer Natural Resources Co. - Eagle Ford Acreage 2019-05-07 1
Houston, Texas · www.ensignnr.com Irving, Texas
Kinetiq 2019-04-10 Teletrax Ltd. 2019-04-10 1
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania · www.kinetiq.tv London, United Kingdom · www.teletrax.tv
Outrigger Energy LLC 2013-10-08 Outrigger Delaware Operating LLC 2017-01-23 1
Denver, Colorado · www.outriggerenergy.com , Delaware

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 13 (28%) 300M (71%) 99 (59%) 450M (79%)
Internet Software and Services 7 (15%) - 15 (9%) -
Software 4 (9%) - 12 (7%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 3 (7%) - 10 (6%) -
Information Technology 4 (9%) - 8 (5%) -
Business Services 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (1%) -
Chemicals 1 (2%) 120M (29%) 1 (1%) 120M (21%)
Automotive 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Communications 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Construction - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Distribution 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Plastics 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Retail 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $420M 169 $570M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 40 (87%) 420M (100%) 152 (90%) 570M (100%)
  Texas 10 (22%) 300M (71%) 67 (40%) 450M (79%)
  Oklahoma 5 (11%) - 18 (11%) -
  Colorado 2 (4%) - 15 (9%) -
  California 8 (17%) - 14 (8%) -
  Utah 3 (7%) - 4 (2%) -
  Tennessee 2 (4%) 120M (29%) 3 (2%) 120M (21%)
  Illinois 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
  Florida 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Georgia 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  New York - - 2 (1%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 2 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 2 (1%) -
  Arizona 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (1%) -
  West Virginia - - 1 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (1%) -
  Montana - - 1 (1%) -
Canada 6 (13%) - 17 (10%) -
  Alberta 1 (2%) - 10 (6%) -
  Ontario 4 (9%) - 5 (3%) -
  British Columbia 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Domestic 40 (87%) 420M (100%) 152 (90%) 570M (100%)
Cross-border 6 (13%) - 17 (10%) -
Total 46 $420M 169 $570M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (7%) - 63 (37%) 150M (26%)
Growth Capital 25 (54%) 300M (71%) 47 (28%) 300M (53%)
Stake Purchase 5 (11%) - 37 (22%) -
Venture 5 (11%) - 8 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (7%) - 6 (4%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) 120M (29%) 2 (1%) 120M (21%)
PIPE - - 2 (1%) -
Recapitalization 2 (4%) - 2 (1%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Consolidation 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $420M 169 $570M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 29 (40%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (21%) 5.6B (81%)
Trade Sale 14 (19%) 686M (10%)
Secondary Sale 8 (11%) 660M (9%)
Merger 4 (5%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Stake Sale 1 (1%) -
Total 73 $7.0B

Top M&A Advisors

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Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $570M
TOTAL $570M
Largest Sabinal Energy LLC
$300M (2016-07-18)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.4B
$100M to $1B 12 $4.5B
< $100M 1 $14M
TOTAL $7.0B
Largest Silver Hill Energy Partners LLC
$2.4B (2016-10-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
6 (4%)
Strategic(s)
1%
2 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
11%
8 (11%)
Strategic(s)
44%
32 (44%)

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