LNC Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, LNC Partners has invested in 8 companies.

LNC Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (10%) and consumer products (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (43%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (20%). In total, LNC Partners has invested in 22 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Becker Underwood for $200M.

In the last 3 years, LNC Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (52%). LNC Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Becker Underwood for $1.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity67
    • M&A Buy Activity42
    • M&A Sell Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 38
  • M&A Advisors 1

LNC Partners

LNC Partners

11720 Plaza America Drive Suite 650,
Reston, Virginia 20190
United States
(703) 651-2150
www.lnc-partners.com

LNC Partners is a private investment firm focused on providing $10 to $30 million of equity and junior capital to support a variety of company transactions. As a provider of debt, LNC offers subordinated debt and unitranche securities. As a provider of equity, LNC will invest as a minority or majority partner. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, refinancings, acquisition financings, growth capital needs, and recapitalizations. Sectors of interest include business and information services, financial services, insurance, healthcare, and niche manufacturing. LNC Partners is based in Reston, Virginia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Staffing, Transportation, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Add-on Acquisition

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 -
Target EBITDA 2 10
Investment Size 10 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 33 1 - 4 2 2 42
vol $373M $373M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 21 - 2 - 2 - 25
vol $3.4B $3.4B
  67

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Team Air Distributing 2023-06-01 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.teamairdist.com
Stretch Zone 2023-04-03 - Growth Capital
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.stretchzone.com
OutSolve LLC 2022-10-17 - Secondary Sale
Metairie, Louisiana · www.outsolve.com
GCG Advisory Partners, LLC 2022-07-28 - Growth Capital
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.gcgwm.com
IDR Marketing Partners LLC 2022-05-12 - Trade Sale
Berwyn, Pennsylvania · www.brandshare.us
Kemper Sports Management 2022-05-04 - Growth Capital
Northbrook, Illinois · www.kempersports.com
Cantey Tech Consulting 2021-07-12 - Stake Purchase
North Charleston, South Carolina · www.canteytech.com
Commercial Energy Specialists 2021-04-01 - Stake Purchase
Jupiter, Florida · www.ceswaterquality.com
Kaizen Collision Center 2021-02-16 - Growth Capital
Yuma, Arizona · www.kaizencollisioncenter.com
BWG Strategy LLC 2021-01-04 - Growth Capital
Cranford, New Jersey · www.bwgstrategy.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 4 (10%) -
Consumer Products - - 3 (7%) -
Food - - 3 (7%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (5%) 160M (43%)
Machinery - - 2 (5%) 13M (3%)
Automotive 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Distribution 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Environmental - - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Insurance - - 2 (5%) -
Marketing 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Software 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Transportation - - 2 (5%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) 200M (54%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Franchising 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Services 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Staffing - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 42 $373M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 42 (100%) 373M (100%)
  Pennsylvania - - 6 (14%) -
  Tennessee 2 (17%) - 4 (10%) -
  Florida 3 (25%) - 3 (7%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
  Illinois 1 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
  Texas - - 3 (7%) -
  North Carolina 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
  Minnesota - - 2 (5%) 160M (43%)
  California - - 2 (5%) 13M (3%)
  New York - - 2 (5%) -
  Arizona 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) 200M (54%)
  Hawaii - - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (2%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 42 $373M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 9 (75%) - 18 (43%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 8 (19%) 13M (3%)
Secondary Buyout - - 6 (14%) 360M (97%)
Stake Purchase 3 (25%) - 3 (7%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (5%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
Venture - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 42 $373M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (56%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (24%) 3.4B (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (12%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (4%) -
Total 25 $3.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Winston & Strawn
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $360M
< $100M 1 $13M
TOTAL $373M
Largest Becker Underwood, Inc.
$200M (2004-09-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $3.4B
Largest Becker Underwood, Inc.
$1.2B (2012-11-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
6 (14%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
60%
15 (60%)
Strategic(s)
36%
9 (36%)

FAQ

When was LNC Partners founded?

LNC Partners was founded in 2010.

What type of investor is LNC Partners?

LNC Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is LNC Partners headquartered?

LNC Partners is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

How much capital does LNC Partners have under management?

LNC Partners has 700M USD under management.

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