M&A Deal Summary

LV2 Equity Partners Acquires Martin Yale Industries

On June 30, 2014, private equity firm LV2 Equity Partners acquired manufacturing company Martin Yale Industries from Escalade

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is LV2 Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is LV2 Equity Partners’ 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is LV2 Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in Indiana.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-06-30
Target Martin Yale Industries
Sector Manufacturing
Buyer(s) LV2 Equity Partners
Sellers(s) Escalade
Deal Type Divestiture

Target

Martin Yale Industries

Wabash, Indiana, United States
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Martin Yale Industries is a manufacturer of office and mailroom equipment designed to make work life more productive and secure. Martin Yale has over 68 years of experience designing, engineering, and manufacturing quality products for the office. Martin Yale Industries was founded in 1940 and is based in Wabash, Indiana.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

LV2 Equity Partners

Midland, Michigan, United States

Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2006
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

LV2 Equity Partners, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in niche manufacturers, value-added distributors and specialty service companies. LV2 seeks companies with $10 to $50 million in revenue and $100k to $5 million in EBITDA. The Firm has a preference for opportunities in the Midwest, however will consider transactions nationally. LV2 Equity is based in Midland, Michigan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 4
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Indiana) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 4
Year (2014) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-01-11 Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers is an automotive repair service center with franchise offerings in five states Strategically positioned as the dealer alternative for full-service automotive repair. Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers was founded in 1989 and is based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Escalade

Evansville, Indiana, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1922
SectorConsumer Products
Employees700
Revenue 314M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Escalade together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of sporting goods, and information security and print finishing products. Escalade was incorporated in 1922 and is based in Evansville, Indiana.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Indiana) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2014) 1 of 1