Kingswood Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Kingswood Capital Management has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Kingswood Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment areretail (27%) and business services (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and divestiture (34%). In total, Kingswood Capital Management has invested in 7 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2024 when it acquired Corbion - Emulsifier Business for $362M.

In the last 3 years, Kingswood Capital Management has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 7

Kingswood Capital Management

Kingswood Capital Management, LP

11812 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 604,
Los Angeles, California 90049
United States
(424) 744-8238
www.kingswood-capital.com
awolf@kingswood-capital.com

Kingswood Capital Management is an operationally focused private equity firm focused on complex situations throughout North America. The Firm targets control positions in middle-market companies with revenues of $100 to $500 million. Sectors of interest include business services, consumer, retail, energy, industrials, technology, media, communications, and value-added distribution. Kingswood Capital Management was established in 2013 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Renewable Energy, Retail, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 100 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 3 2 1 4 3 2 15
vol $362M $362M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Corbion - Emulsifier Business 2024-04-02 362M USD Divestiture
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Progress Lighting LLC 2024-02-12 - Divestiture
Greenville, South Carolina · www.progresslighting.com
G Fuel LLC 2023-11-16 - Growth Capital
Hauppauge, New York · www.gfuel.com
Covenant Testing Technologies LLC 2023-10-24 - Secondary Buyout
The Woodlands, Texas · www.ctest.com
Obsession Holdings, Inc. 2023-07-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Miramar, Florida · www.fragranceoutlet.com
Turbo Wholesale Tires 2022-11-01 - Growth Capital
Irwindale, California · www.turbotires.net
Support Services Group, Inc. 2022-08-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Waco, Texas · www.supportservicesgroup.co
The Save Mart Companies 2022-03-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Modesto, California · www.thesavemartcompanies.com
Lind Marine 2022-02-10 - Growth Capital
Vallejo, California · www.lindmarine.com
Senture LLC 2021-12-28 - Trade Sale
London, Kentucky · www.senture.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Versar, Inc. 2017-11-14 Berger Group Holdings, Inc. 2023-08-07 3
Washington, District of Columbia · www.versar.com Washington, District of Columbia · www.lbs-inc.com
Versar, Inc. 2017-11-14 Black & Veatch Environmental Services Business 2021-06-23 2
Washington, District of Columbia · www.versar.com Overland Park, Kansas
AVAD LLC 2016-07-05 WAVE Electronics, Inc. 2021-03-18 1
Calgary, Alberta · www.avad.com Houston, Texas · www.wave-electronics.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 4 (29%) - 4 (27%) -
Business Services 2 (14%) - 3 (20%) -
Distribution 2 (14%) - 2 (13%) -
Food 1 (7%) 362M (100%) 1 (7%) 362M (100%)
Beverages 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
E-Commerce 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Electronics 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $362M 15 $362M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (79%) - 12 (80%) -
  California 5 (36%) - 5 (33%) -
  Texas 2 (14%) - 2 (13%) -
  South Carolina 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  New York 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Florida 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (7%) -
Canada 2 (14%) - 2 (13%) -
  British Columbia 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Alberta 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Netherlands 1 (7%) 362M (100%) 1 (7%) 362M (100%)
Total 14 $362M 15 $362M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 5 (36%) 362M (100%) 5 (33%) 362M (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (29%) - 5 (33%) -
Growth Capital 3 (21%) - 3 (20%) -
Going Private 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $362M 15 $362M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
1
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis
4
Dentons
2
Goodwin Procter
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $362M
TOTAL $362M
Largest Corbion - Emulsifier Business
$362M (2024-04-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
33%
5 (33%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

FAQ

When was Kingswood Capital Management founded?

Kingswood Capital Management was founded in 2013.

What type of investor is Kingswood Capital Management?

Kingswood Capital Management is a private equity firm.

Where is Kingswood Capital Management headquartered?

Kingswood Capital Management is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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