Main Street Capital Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Main Street Capital Holdings has acquired 2 companies.

Main Street Capital Holdings’ most common sectors for investment are food (43%) and electronics (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (79%) and consolidation (8%). In total, Main Street Capital Holdings has invested in 10 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Contessa Premium Foods for $51M.

In the last 3 years, Main Street Capital Holdings has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 1

Main Street Capital Holdings, LLC

301 Grant Street, 14th Floor,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
United States
(412) 904-4020
www.mainstcap.com
jenkins@mainstcap.com

Main Street Capital Holdings is a private equity firm that acquires profitable, growth-oriented companies located in the US. Areas of interest include electronic manufacturing services, food, homeland security, metallic alloy parts manufacturers, niche manufacturing, and value-added distribution. Prospective companies should have EBITDA of at least $2 million. Main Street looks to invest $3 to $25 million per transaction in businesses valued up to $125 million. The Firm prefers control situations and will not invest in start-ups, turnarounds, commodities, retail, or restaurants. Main Street Capital Holdings is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Food, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Retail, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 2 20
Investment Size 3 25
Enterprise Value 10 125
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 - - 1 1 - 14
vol $51M $51M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 6 2 1 - 1 - 10
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Compass Precision LLC 2019-12-17 - Consolidation
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.compassprecision.com
Conelec of Florida LLC 2019-04-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Sanford, Florida · www.conelec.net
W & W Dairy LLC 2018-04-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Monroe, Wisconsin · www.wwdairy.com
Sajar Plastics, Inc. 2017-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Middlefield, Ohio · www.sajarplastics.com
Hi-Rel Group LLC 2016-12-22 - Merger
Norfolk, United Kingdom · www.hirel.co.uk
Nabco Systems LLC 2016-06-30 - Unknown
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania · www.nabcosystems.com
I-dealoptics 2015-08-27 - Secondary Buyout
Troy, Michigan · www.i-dealoptics.com
LTS Scale Company LLC 2015-05-06 - Sold to Management
Twinsburg, Ohio · www.ltsscale.com
Contessa Premium Foods, Inc. 2014-05-01 - Bankruptcy
Commerce, California · www.contessa.com
The Harris Soup Co. Inc. 2013-08-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.harrysfresh.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Compass Precision LLC 2019-12-17 Gray Manufacturing Technologies LLC 2020-08-28 4
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.compassprecision.com Denver, North Carolina · www.gray-mfg.com
Compass Precision LLC 2019-12-17 Advanced Machining LLC 2019-12-17 3
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.compassprecision.com Salisbury, North Carolina · www.advancedmachiningcnc.com
Compass Precision LLC 2019-12-17 Quality Products LLC 2019-12-17 2
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.compassprecision.com Charlotte, North Carolina · www.qprod.com
Compass Precision LLC 2019-12-17 Tri-Tec Industries 2019-12-17 1
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.compassprecision.com Charlotte, North Carolina · www.tritecindustries.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 1 (33%) - 6 (43%) 51M (100%)
Electronics - - 2 (14%) -
Consumer Products 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (7%) -
Machinery 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Packaging - - 1 (7%) -
Plastics - - 1 (7%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 $51M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 13 (93%) 51M (100%)
  Wisconsin 1 (33%) - 2 (14%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (14%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (14%) -
  North Carolina 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  Michigan 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  California - - 1 (7%) 51M (100%)
  Oregon - - 1 (7%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (7%) -
  Florida - - 1 (7%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 3 (100%) - 13 (93%) 51M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 $51M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (33%) - 11 (79%) 51M (100%)
Consolidation 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 14 $51M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (50%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (10%) -
Merger 1 (10%) -
Sold to Management 1 (10%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (10%) -
Unknown 1 (10%) -
Total 10 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Clark Hill PLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $51M
TOTAL $51M
Largest Contessa Premium Foods, Inc.
$51M (2011-07-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
7 100%

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