Private Equity Profile
In the last 3 years, Kelso & Company has acquired 9 companies.
Kelso & Company’s most common sectors for investment are distribution (10%) and energy services and equipment (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (27%). In total, Kelso & Company has invested in 21 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Tervita for $3.5B.
In the last 3 years, Kelso & Company has exited 15 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (49%). Kelso & Company’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Tallgrass Energy Partners for $3.3B.
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M&A Total Activity116
- M&A Buy Activity71
- M&A Sell Activity45
- Total Sectors Invested 31
- Total Countries Invested 4
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 51
- M&A Advisors 14