Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 4 others.

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ most common sectors for investment areoil/gas exploration (58%) and internet software and services (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (37%) and growth capital (29%). 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 11 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold Ensign Natural Resources for $3.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity251
    • M&A Buy Activity171
    • M&A Sell Activity80
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 63
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 162 4 4 1 - - 171
vol $570M $570M
Sell (3.2/yr) # 64 5 7 3 - 1 80
vol $6.5B $150M $120M $3.0B $9.8B
  251

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Zafin Labs Technologies Ltd. 2024-02-12 - Secondary Sale
Toronto, Ontario · www.zafin.com
Ensign Natural Resources LLC 2022-11-02 3.0B USD Trade Sale
Houston, Texas · www.ensignnr.com
Shipfusion, Inc. 2022-04-13 - Growth Capital
Carol Stream, Illinois · www.shipfusion.com
myKaarma 2022-04-05 - Secondary Sale
Long Beach, California · www.mykaarma.com
Munch's Supply Co., Inc. 2022-01-11 - Trade Sale
Hillside, Illinois · www.munchsupply.com
GEOWEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC 2021-11-04 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.geowealth.com
Regiment Security Partners 2021-10-19 - Acquisition Financing
Yonkers, New York
Atlas RFID Solutions LLC 2021-09-29 - Trade Sale
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
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
Techniplas, Inc. 2014-05-01 Techniplas, Inc. - Plants 2020-06-18 1
Nashotah, Wisconsin · www.techniplas.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 11 (28%) 300M (71%) 99 (58%) 450M (79%)
Internet Software and Services 5 (13%) - 15 (9%) -
Software 3 (8%) - 12 (7%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (5%) - 10 (6%) -
Information Technology 5 (13%) - 10 (6%) -
Business Services 1 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (1%) -
Chemicals 1 (3%) 120M (29%) 1 (1%) 120M (21%)
Automotive 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Communications 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Construction - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Distribution - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (1%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Plastics 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Retail 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 39 $420M 171 $570M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 36 (92%) 420M (100%) 154 (90%) 570M (100%)
  Texas 8 (21%) 300M (71%) 67 (39%) 450M (79%)
  Oklahoma 5 (13%) - 18 (11%) -
  Colorado 1 (3%) - 15 (9%) -
  California 7 (18%) - 14 (8%) -
  Utah 3 (8%) - 4 (2%) -
  Illinois 2 (5%) - 4 (2%) -
  Tennessee 2 (5%) 120M (29%) 3 (2%) 120M (21%)
  New York 1 (3%) - 3 (2%) -
  Florida 1 (3%) - 3 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (3%) - 3 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
  Georgia 1 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 2 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 2 (1%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (1%) -
  Montana - - 1 (1%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (1%) -
  West Virginia - - 1 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
Canada 3 (8%) - 17 (10%) -
  Alberta 1 (3%) - 10 (6%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 5 (3%) -
  British Columbia 1 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
Domestic 36 (92%) 420M (100%) 154 (90%) 570M (100%)
Cross-border 3 (8%) - 17 (10%) -
Total 39 $420M 171 $570M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (3%) - 63 (37%) 150M (26%)
Growth Capital 23 (59%) 300M (71%) 49 (29%) 300M (53%)
Stake Purchase 4 (10%) - 37 (22%) -
Venture 4 (10%) - 8 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (5%) - 6 (4%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) 120M (29%) 2 (1%) 120M (21%)
PIPE - - 2 (1%) -
Recapitalization 2 (5%) - 2 (1%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Consolidation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 39 $420M 171 $570M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 30 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 16 (20%) 8.6B (88%)
Trade Sale 16 (20%) 686M (7%)
Secondary Sale 10 (13%) 460M (5%)
Merger 4 (5%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (1%) -
IPO 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Stake Sale 1 (1%) -
Total 80 $9.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $570M
TOTAL $570M
Largest Sabinal Energy LLC
$300M (2016-07-18)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $5.4B
$100M to $1B 11 $4.3B
< $100M 1 $14M
TOTAL $9.8B
Largest Ensign Natural Resources LLC
$3.0B (2022-11-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
6 (4%)
Strategic(s)
1%
2 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
14%
11 (14%)
Strategic(s)
43%
34 (43%)

FAQ

When was Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP founded?

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP was founded in 1984.

What type of investor is Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP?

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP is an asset manager.

Where is Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP headquartered?

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

How much capital does Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP have under management?

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP has 8.6B USD under management.

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