Lone Star Funds Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Lone Star Funds has acquired 2 companies.

Lone Star Funds’ most common sectors for investment arebuilding materials (20%) and chemicals (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (50%) and divestiture (25%). In total, Lone Star Funds has invested in 9 US states and 9 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired Home Properties for $7.6B.

In the last 3 years, Lone Star Funds has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (64%). Lone Star Funds’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold MBCC Group for $5.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 8

Lone Star Funds

2711 North Haskell Avenue, Suite 1700 (and Suite 2150),
Dallas, Texas 75204
United States
(214) 754-8300
www.lonestarfunds.com

Lone Star Funds is a global private investment firm focused on investing across several strategies. The Firm's primary investment activity surrounds financial services and real estate. Lone Star generally looks to acquire distressed debt and equity assets including corporate, commercial real estate, single family residential and consumer debt products as well as banks and asset rich operating companies. Lone Star was formed in 1995 and is based in Dallas, Texas with additional offices across Western Europe and Asia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 15 2 - 1 - 1 19
vol $12.3B $682M $3.6B $16.5B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 4 - 1 - 2 3 10
vol $5.7B $5.7B
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MBCC Group 2021-11-11 5.7B CHF Add-on Acquisition
Mannheim, Germany · www.mbcc-group.com
Arclin, Inc. 2021-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Roswell, Georgia · www.arclin.com
The Alpha Corp. 2021-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Collierville, Tennessee · www.aocresins.com
Stark Group A/S 2021-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Frederiksberg, Denmark · www.starkgroup.dk
American Bath Group 2020-10-08 - Secondary Buyout
Savannah, Tennessee · www.americanbathgroup.com
ISARIA Wohnbau AG 2020-03-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.isaria.ag
MBCC Group 2019-12-21 3.6B EUR Divestiture
Mannheim, Germany · www.mbcc-group.com
The Club Company 2018-05-18 - Secondary Buyout
Reading, United Kingdom · www.theclubcompany.com
Esmalglass S.p.A. 2017-07-13 682M EUR Secondary Buyout
Villareal, Spain · www.esmalglass-itaca.com
Bentley Mills, Inc. 2017-02-09 - Secondary Buyout
City of Industry, California · www.bentleymills.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Xella International Sarl 2016-12-01 Macon Deva SA 2017-12-19 2
Duisburg, Germany · www.xella.com Deva, Romania · www.macon.ro
Xella International Sarl 2016-12-01 Fermacell GmbH 2017-11-07 1
Duisburg, Germany · www.xella.com Duisburg, Germany · www.fermacell.com
Xella International Sarl 2016-12-01 URSA Insulation S.A 2017-08-07 1
Duisburg, Germany · www.xella.com Madrid, Spain · www.ursa.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials 2 (15%) 1.4B (12%) 4 (21%) 1.4B (9%)
Chemicals 2 (15%) 682M (6%) 3 (16%) 4.3B (28%)
Real Estate 2 (15%) 8.3B (73%) 2 (11%) 8.3B (55%)
Leisure 1 (8%) 1.0B (9%) 2 (11%) 1.2B (8%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Retail 1 (8%) - 2 (11%) -
Communications 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (5%) -
Restaurants 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 13 $11.4B 19 $15.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (54%) 9.0B (79%) 10 (50%) 10.4B (63%)
  Tennessee 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
  New York 1 (8%) 7.6B (67%) 1 (5%) 7.6B (46%)
  Minnesota 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Illinois 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  California 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Texas - - 1 (5%) 1.4B (8%)
  Alabama - - 1 (5%) -
Germany 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) 3.6B (22%)
Japan 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
Ireland 1 (8%) 1.0B (9%) 1 (5%) 1.0B (6%)
Netherlands 1 (8%) 720M (6%) 1 (5%) 720M (4%)
Spain 1 (8%) 682M (6%) 1 (5%) 682M (4%)
Belgium 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (5%) 148M (1%)
South Korea - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 7 (54%) 9.0B (79%) 10 (50%) 10.4B (63%)
Cross-border 6 (46%) 2.4B (21%) 10 (50%) 6.1B (37%)
Total 13 $11.4B 20 $16.5B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 8 (62%) 682M (6%) 10 (50%) 830M (5%)
Divestiture 2 (15%) 2.1B (19%) 5 (25%) 5.7B (38%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (8%) 1.0B (9%) 3 (15%) 1.0B (7%)
Going Private 2 (15%) 7.6B (67%) 2 (10%) 7.6B (50%)
Total 13 $11.4B 20 $15.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (64%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (9%) 5.7B (100%)
IPO 1 (9%) -
Spin Off 1 (9%) -
Trade Sale 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $5.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
3
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
1
Hunton & Williams LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $15.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
TOTAL $16.5B
Largest Home Properties, Inc.
$7.6B (2015-06-22)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $5.7B
TOTAL $5.7B
Largest MBCC Group
$5.7B (2021-11-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
45%
9 (45%)
Strategic(s)
20%
4 (20%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
64%
7 (64%)
Strategic(s)
18%
2 (18%)

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