L Squared Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, L Squared Capital Partners has acquired 6 companies.

L Squared Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areretail (9%) and software (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (34%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, L Squared Capital Partners has invested in 8 US states.

In the last 3 years, L Squared Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 6

L Squared Capital Partners

2429 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 205,
Newport Beach, California 92663
United States
(949) 398-0168
www.lsquaredcap.com
info@lsquaredcap.com

L Squared Capital Partners is a private investment group focused on long-term investments in lower middle-market growth companies with $10 to $100 million in revenue. The Firm looks to commit $10 to $100 million per transaction and will consider opportunities throughout North America. Sectors of interest include tech-enabled services, industrial technology, and education. L Squared Capital was established in 2014 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, E-Commerce, Education, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA 3 25
Investment Size 20 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 4 2 2 - 3 1 12
Sell (0.8/yr) # - - 1 1 2 - 4
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Globe Scientific, Inc. 2022-04-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mahwah, New Jersey · www.globescientific.com
GWS Tool Group 2021-11-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Tavares, Florida · www.gwstoolgroup.com
Sterling Trading Tech, Inc. 2021-09-08 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.sterlingtradingtech.com
PTS Financial Technology LLC 2021-09-08 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.sterlingtradingtech.com
Crane 1 Services, Inc. 2021-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Miamisburg, Ohio · www.crane1.com
Kanopy, Inc. 2021-06-09 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.kanopy.com
Learners Edge LLC 2020-12-10 - Secondary Buyout
Eagan, Minnesota · www.learnersedge.com
GWS Tool Group 2019-09-18 - Recapitalization
Tavares, Florida · www.gwstoolgroup.com
Raptor Scientific 2019-09-10 - Consolidation
Berlin, Connecticut · www.raptor-scientific.com
Virtium LLC 2019-05-13 - Secondary Buyout
Rancho Santa Margarita, California · www.virtium.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
PTS Financial Technology LLC 2021-09-08 Sterling Trading Tech, Inc. 2021-09-08 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.sterlingtradingtech.com Chicago, Illinois · www.sterlingtradingtech.com
Raptor Scientific 2019-09-10 Space Electronics LLC 2019-09-10 3
Berlin, Connecticut · www.raptor-scientific.com Berlin, Connecticut · www.space-electronics.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Education - - 1 (8%) -
Financial Services 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Machinery 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (8%) -
Media - - 1 (8%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Retail 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Software 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 8 (100%) - 12 (100%) -
  California 1 (13%) - 3 (25%) -
  Illinois 2 (25%) - 2 (17%) -
  Florida 1 (13%) - 2 (17%) -
  Connecticut 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  Ohio 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  New Jersey 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  Georgia 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 3 (38%) - 4 (33%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (17%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Consolidation 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Divestiture 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
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1
Raymond James - Investment Banking
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Vedder Price P.C.
3
Paul Hastings LLP
1
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
42%
5 (42%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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