Kohlberg & Company Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Kohlberg & Company has acquired 13 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Kohlberg & Company’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (10%) and healthcare services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (37%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (26%). In total, Kohlberg & Company has invested in 27 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Stanadyne for $330M.

In the last 3 years, Kohlberg & Company has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (42%). Kohlberg & Company’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Pittsburgh Glass Works for $635M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity113
    • M&A Buy Activity70
    • M&A Sell Activity43
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 35
  • M&A Advisors 13

Kohlberg & Company LLC

111 Radio Circle,
Mount Kisco, New York 10549
United States
(914) 241-7430
www.kohlberg.com
info@kohlberg.com

Kohlberg & Company is a private equity firm which acquires middle-market companies with consistent cash flow, and underperforming companies with operational deficiencies. Kohlberg looks to commit $100 to $500 million of equity capital in opportunities valued from $200 million to $1.5 billion. Kohlberg generally looks for opportunities in the manufacturing and service sectors, however the Firm will also selectively consider businesses in food and healthcare. Kohlberg tends not to consider technology or communications companies. Kohlberg & Company was formed in 1987 and has offices in Mt. Kisco, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 25 150
Investment Size 100 500
Enterprise Value 200 1,500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.6/yr) # 52 4 4 4 4 2 70
vol $1.2B $240M $1.5B
Sell (2.2/yr) # 32 4 3 4 - - 43
vol $1.9B $1.9B
  113

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Myers Emergency Power Systems LLC 2021-08-18 - Secondary Buyout
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania · www.myerseps.com
DecoPac, Inc. 2021-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Anoka, Minnesota · www.decopac.com
AWP, Inc. 2020-12-23 - Secondary Buyout
North Canton, Ohio · www.awptrafficsafety.com
Parts Authority, Inc. 2020-10-01 - Secondary Buyout
Rockville Centre, New York · www.partsauthority.com
PCI Pharma Services 2020-08-24 - Secondary Buyout
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.pciservices.com
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. (GPRS) 2020-06-29 - Secondary Buyout
Toledo, Ohio · www.gp-radar.com
Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. 2019-08-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Arlington, Virginia · www.interstatehotels.com
Franklin Energy Services LLC 2019-07-31 - Secondary Buyout
Port Washington, Wisconsin · www.franklinenergy.com
EN Engineering LLC 2019-07-18 - Secondary Buyout
Warrenville, Illinois · www.enengineering.com
Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists 2019-07-08 - Growth Capital
Greenwich, Connecticut · www.onsmd.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
AWP, Inc. 2020-12-23 Statewide Safety Systems 2021-08-02 2
North Canton, Ohio · www.awptrafficsafety.com Irvine, California · www.statewidesafety.com
AWP, Inc. 2020-12-23 Trafficade - Safety Divisions 2021-08-02 1
North Canton, Ohio · www.awptrafficsafety.com Phoenix, Arizona
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery 2018-06-01 Superior Cake Products, Inc. 2019-08-01 2
Kings Mountain, North Carolina · www.saraleefrozenbakery.com Southbridge, Massachusetts · www.superiorcake.com
Stanadyne Corp. 2004-06-23 Pure Power Technologies LLC 2019-04-09 1
Windsor, Connecticut · www.stanadyne.com Columbia, South Carolina · www.purepowertechnologies.com
Senneca Holdings, Inc. 2018-05-14 Hercules 2018-10-01 1
West Chester, Ohio · www.senneca.com DeLand, Florida · www.herculesdoors.com
MarketCast, Inc. 2016-10-25 Turnkey Intelligence 2018-09-10 3
Los Angeles, California · www.mcast.com Haddonfield, New Jersey · www.turnkeyintelligence.com
Specialty Care, Inc. 2017-09-05 Precedent Health, Inc. 2018-08-10 1
Nashville, Tennessee · www.specialtycare.net Nashville, Tennessee · www.precedenthealth.com
Stanadyne Corp. 2004-06-23 Stanadyne - Filtration Business 2014-05-01 1
Windsor, Connecticut · www.stanadyne.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 2 (9%) 240M (42%) 7 (10%) 440M (30%)
Healthcare Services 3 (14%) - 7 (10%) -
Business Services 2 (9%) - 6 (8%) -
Food 2 (9%) - 5 (7%) -
Medical Products 2 (9%) - 4 (6%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (4%) 268M (18%)
Packaging 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) 268M (18%)
Automotive - - 3 (4%) -
Building Materials 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 3 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (5%) 330M (58%) 2 (3%) 330M (23%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Leisure - - 2 (3%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Utilities - - 2 (3%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) 155M (11%)
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Engineering 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total 22 $570M 71 $1.5B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 21 (95%) 570M (100%) 69 (97%) 1.5B (100%)
  Indiana 1 (5%) - 6 (8%) -
  California 3 (14%) - 5 (7%) -
  Ohio 3 (14%) - 5 (7%) -
  Tennessee 1 (5%) - 5 (7%) -
  Texas - - 5 (7%) 155M (11%)
  Wisconsin - - 5 (7%) -
  Connecticut 2 (9%) 330M (58%) 4 (6%) 330M (23%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (9%) - 4 (6%) -
  Virginia 2 (9%) - 3 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) 268M (18%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (3%) 268M (18%)
  Georgia - - 2 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (3%) -
  Washington 1 (5%) 240M (42%) 1 (1%) 240M (16%)
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (1%) 200M (14%)
  Alabama - - 1 (1%) -
  South Dakota - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (1%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (1%) -
Netherlands 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Sweden - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 21 (95%) 570M (100%) 69 (97%) 1.5B (100%)
Cross-border 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Total 22 $570M 71 $1.5B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 16 (73%) 330M (58%) 26 (37%) 330M (23%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (9%) - 18 (25%) -
Divestiture 2 (9%) 240M (42%) 10 (14%) 595M (41%)
Stake Purchase - - 7 (10%) -
Going Private - - 3 (4%) 268M (18%)
Growth Capital 2 (9%) - 3 (4%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (3%) -
Merger - - 1 (1%) 268M (18%)
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Total 22 $570M 71 $1.5B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 18 (42%) 551M (30%)
Trade Sale 12 (28%) 465M (25%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (9%) 849M (46%)
Merger 3 (7%) -
IPO 2 (5%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) -
Shut Down 1 (2%) -
Total 43 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
CCG Advisors LLC
3
Houlihan Lokey
2
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray LLP
9
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
7
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Stanadyne Corp.
$330M (2004-06-23)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC
$635M (2016-02-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
37%
26 (37%)
Strategic(s)
11%
8 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
44%
19 (44%)
Strategic(s)
47%
20 (47%)

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