Lynx Equity Limited Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Lynx Equity Limited has acquired 12 companies.

Lynx Equity Limited’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (16%) and distribution (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (99%) and add-on acquisition (2%). In total, Lynx Equity Limited has invested in 8 US states and 5 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is bankruptcy (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity54
    • M&A Buy Activity52
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 20
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Lynx Equity Limited

692 Queen Street East, Suite 205,
Toronto, Ontario M4M 1G9
Canada
(416) 323-3512
www.lynxequity.com
info@lynxequity.com

Lynx Equity Limited is a Canadian private equity firm focused on acquiring small, profitable business with $750K to $2.5 million of EBITDA. The Firm does not have any sector preferences and will consider opportunities throughout North America. Lynx Equity Limited was formed in 2007 and is based in Toronto.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Distribution, Furniture, Manufacturing, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Acquisition Financing

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 1 3
Investment Size 2 8
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 38 2 4 4 4 - 52
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  54

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Creative Surfaces, Inc. 2023-10-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota · www.creativesurfaces.com
Kalmeijer B.V. 2023-09-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Den Haag, Netherlands · www.kalmeijer.com
Henry’s Enterprises, Inc. 2023-06-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Toronto, Ontario · www.henrys.com
Buse Timber & Sales, Inc. 2023-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Everett, Washington · www.busetimber.com
Resource 4 Floors 2022-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.resource4floors.com
Excellent Signs and Displays, Inc. 2022-09-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, Ontario · www.excellentsigns.com
Granite Electric Ltd. 2022-07-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.graniteelectric.net
Obel-P Automation A/S 2022-02-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Herning, Denmark · www.obelp-automation.dk
Meteor Signs 2021-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, Ontario · www.meteorsigns.com
Yellowhead Wood Products, Inc. 2021-08-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Edson, Alberta · www.yellowheadwood.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 8 (16%) - 8 (15%) -
Building Materials 6 (12%) - 6 (12%) -
Distribution 6 (12%) - 6 (12%) -
Manufacturing 6 (12%) - 6 (12%) -
Consumer Services 3 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Forest Products 3 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Retail 3 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Products 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Machinery 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Marketing 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Transportation 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Communications 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Furniture 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Plastics 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 51 - 52 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 33 (65%) - 34 (65%) -
  Ontario 28 (55%) - 28 (54%) -
  Alberta 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  British Columbia 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nova Scotia - - 1 (2%) -
United States 11 (22%) - 11 (21%) -
  Washington 4 (8%) - 4 (8%) -
  South Dakota 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  Florida 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Denmark 4 (8%) - 4 (8%) -
United Kingdom 2 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Netherlands 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 33 (65%) - 34 (65%) -
Cross-border 18 (35%) - 18 (35%) -
Total 51 - 52 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 50 (98%) - 51 (98%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 51 - 52 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Bankruptcy 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deloitte
2
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Minden Gross
5

FAQ

When was Lynx Equity Limited founded?

Lynx Equity Limited was founded in 2007.

What type of investor is Lynx Equity Limited?

Lynx Equity Limited is a private equity firm.

Where is Lynx Equity Limited headquartered?

Lynx Equity Limited is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

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