Lion Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Lion Equity Partners has acquired 3 companies.

Lion Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (45%) and apparel/textiles (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (89%) and secondary buyout (12%). In total, Lion Equity Partners has invested in 8 US states.

In the last 3 years, Lion Equity Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (84%). Lion Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold UE Compression for $8M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14

Lion Equity Partners

260 N. Josephine St. Suite 220,
Denver, Colorado 80206
United States
(303) 847-4100
www.lionequity.com

Lion Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on acquiring small to middle market businesses valued up to $50 million. Lion targets businesses that possess market leadership, established products/services, scalable infrastructure, long-term customer relationships, motivated employees, and growth opportunities. Lion will consider opportunities across the US and Canada. Sectors of interest include business services, manufacturing, software, telecommunications, distribution, healthcare and transportation. Lion Equity Partners was founded in 2007 and has offices in Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Publishing, Real Estate, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 300
Target EBITDA - 15
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 - 1 1 - 1 9
Sell (0.8/yr) # 2 2 - - 2 - 6
vol $8M $8M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elkhart Tri-Went Industrial LLC 2022-02-04 - Divestiture
Geneva, Indiana · www.elkharttriwent.com
UE Compression LLC 2021-11-03 8M USD Add-on Acquisition
Henderson, Colorado · www.uecompression.com
T-Y Group LLC 2021-07-20 - Merger
Miami, Florida · www.tyharbor.com
T-Y Group LLC 2020-10-26 - Divestiture
Miami, Florida · www.tyharbor.com
1Concier 2019-10-31 - Divestiture
Miami, Florida · www.1concier.com
NewPoint Media Group LLC 2018-03-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Bee Cave, Texas · www.newpointmediagroup.com
IMEX Global Solutions LLC 2018-02-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlstadt, New Jersey · www.imexglobalsolutions.com
Vivabox Solutions LLC 2017-09-18 - Divestiture
Rockville, Maryland · www.vivaboxusa.com
UE Compression LLC 2015-11-02 - Divestiture
Henderson, Colorado · www.uecompression.com
Rockpoint Logistics LLC 2014-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Aurora, Illinois · www.rockpointlogistics.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
1Concier 2019-10-31 T-Y Group LLC 2021-07-20 1
Miami, Florida · www.1concier.com Miami, Florida · www.tyharbor.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 4 (44%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (11%) -
Manufacturing 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Packaging 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Publishing - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 9 (100%) -
  Florida 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
  Maryland 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
  Indiana 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
  Texas - - 1 (11%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (11%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (11%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (11%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 3 (100%) - 8 (89%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (33%) 8M (100%)
Merger 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $8M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $8M
Largest UE Compression LLC
$8M (2021-11-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
89%
8 (89%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
6 (100%)

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