Lexington Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Lexington Partners has acquired 1 company.

Lexington Partners’ most common sectors for investment are medical products (25%) and aerospace (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and going private (25%). In total, Lexington Partners has invested in 6 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Bausch & Lomb for $4.5B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). Lexington Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Bausch & Lomb for $8.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19

Lexington Partners

660 Madison Ave, 23rd Floor,
New York, New York 10021
United States
(212) 754-0411
www.lexingtonpartners.com
info@lexpartners.com

Lexington Partners is a private investment firm with approximately $33 billion in committed capital for private equity investing. Lexington Partners focuses its activity on secondary investments, equity co-investments, and fund investments. Lexington's primary business is its secondary private equity group, which seeks to provide liquidity for private equity fund interests. Lexington's co-investment group looks to invest $10 to $100 million alongside private equity sponsors in a variety of sectors. Lexington Partners was formed in 1994 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Marketing, Media, Technology Hardware

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

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 - -
Investment Size 10 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 1 - 1 - - 8
vol $5.2B $5.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 1 - - - - 5
vol $9.9B $9.9B
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Jet Parts Engineering, Inc. 2018-07-30 - Recapitalization
Seattle, Washington · www.jetpartsengineering.com
Optima S.r.l. 2016-11-14 - Secondary Buyout
Rimini, Italy · www.mec3.com
Motion Dynamics Corp. 2016-09-12 - Growth Capital
Fruitport, Michigan · www.motiondc.com
Optima S.r.l. 2014-02-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rimini, Italy · www.mec3.com
Bausch & Lomb, Inc. 2013-05-27 8.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rochester, New York · www.bausch.com
Alliance Boots GmbH 2012-06-19 - Secondary Sale
Zug, Switzerland · www.allianceboots.com
SonicWALL, Inc. 2012-03-13 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.sonicwall.com
SonicWALL, Inc. 2010-07-23 717M USD Going Private
San Jose, California · www.sonicwall.com
Vitality Beverages, Inc. 2009-11-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida
Bausch & Lomb, Inc. 2007-10-26 4.5B USD Going Private
Rochester, New York · www.bausch.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Jet Parts Engineering, Inc. 2018-07-30 Aero Parts Mart, Inc. 2020-01-07 1
Seattle, Washington · www.jetpartsengineering.com Fort Worth, Texas · www.apmparts.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Medical Products 1 (50%) - 2 (25%) 4.5B (86%)
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (13%) 717M (14%)
Aerospace 1 (50%) - 1 (13%) -
Beverages - - 1 (13%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (13%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (13%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (13%) -
Total 2 - 8 $5.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 6 (75%) 5.2B (100%)
  Michigan 1 (50%) - 1 (13%) -
  Washington 1 (50%) - 1 (13%) -
  New York - - 1 (13%) 4.5B (86%)
  California - - 1 (13%) 717M (14%)
  Georgia - - 1 (13%) -
  Florida - - 1 (13%) -
Italy - - 1 (13%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (13%) -
Domestic 2 (100%) - 6 (75%) 5.2B (100%)
Cross-border - - 2 (25%) -
Total 2 - 8 $5.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (38%) -
Going Private - - 2 (25%) 5.2B (100%)
Growth Capital 1 (50%) - 1 (13%) -
Recapitalization 1 (50%) - 1 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (13%) -
Total 2 - 8 $5.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (60%) 9.9B (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (40%) -
Total 5 $9.9B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $717M
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
$4.5B (2007-10-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $9.9B
TOTAL $9.9B
Largest Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
$8.7B (2013-05-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

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