Manulife Investment Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Manulife Investment Management’s most common sectors for investment are automotive (14%) and food (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (41%) and secondary buyout (23%). In total, Manulife Investment Management has invested in 18 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Compuware for $2.5B.

In the last 3 years, Manulife Investment Management has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%). Manulife Investment Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Trivium Packaging for $2.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25

Manulife Investment Management

197 Clarendon Street, 2nd Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
United States
(617) 572-964
www.hancockcapitalllc.com

Manulife Investment Management is a private investment group that provides mezzanine as well as non-controlling equity capital to middle-market businesses. Manulife Investment's target investment size is $10 to $50 million per transaction. The Group prefers opportunities located in the US. Manulife Investment Management was established in 1998 and maintains offices in Boston and New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Software, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 10 -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 21 1 - - - - 22
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 7 4 - 2 1 - 14
vol $185M $2.5B $2.7B
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Compuware Corp. 2020-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Detroit, Michigan · www.compuware.com
Trivium Packaging 2019-07-15 2.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
, Netherlands · www.exal.com
Eddy Packing Co. Inc. 2019-02-11 - Secondary Buyout
Yoakum, Texas · www.eddypacking.com
KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc. 2017-10-11 - Merger
Loveland, Colorado · www.keypoint.us.com
Creative Foam Corp. 2017-10-10 - Growth Capital
Fenton, Michigan · www.creativefoam.com
CyberCore Technologies LLC 2017-09-27 - Secondary Buyout
Elkridge, Maryland · www.cybercoretech.com
Industrial Container Services LLC 2017-04-28 - Secondary Buyout
Montebello, California · www.iconserv.com
Spectrum Plastics Group 2017-02-27 - Secondary Buyout
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.spectrumplastics.com
Dexter Axle Co., Inc. 2016-01-04 - Merger
Elkhart, Indiana · www.dexteraxle.com
Sterling Infosystems, Inc. (Sterling Talent Solutions) 2015-06-23 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.sterlingbackcheck.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SolAero Technologies Corp. 2014-09-17 Alliance Spacesystems LLC 2020-09-02 1
Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.solaerotech.com Los Alamitos, California · www.alliancespacesystems.com
SolAero Technologies Corp. 2014-09-17 Vanguard Space Technologies, Inc. 2016-05-11 1
Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.solaerotech.com San Diego, California · www.vst-inc.com
Advicent Solutions 2008-11-12 Astonish Results LP 2015-07-20 8
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.advicentsolutions.com Warwick, Rhode Island · www.astonish.com
Advicent Solutions 2008-11-12 Intygral 2015-07-17 7
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.advicentsolutions.com Warwick, Rhode Island · www.intygral.com
Advicent Solutions 2008-11-12 Zywave, Inc. - Financial Solutions Division 2013-11-04 6
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.advicentsolutions.com Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Advicent Solutions 2008-11-12 Emerging Information Systems, Inc. 2011-10-24 5
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.advicentsolutions.com Winnipeg, Manitoba · www.eisi.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 1 (14%) - 3 (14%) 360M (12%)
Information Technology - - 2 (9%) 2.5B (83%)
Food 1 (14%) - 2 (9%) -
Machinery 2 (29%) - 2 (9%) -
Packaging - - 2 (9%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (14%) 150M (100%) 1 (5%) 150M (5%)
Business Services - - 1 (5%) -
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (5%) -
Defense - - 1 (5%) -
Distribution - - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Information Services - - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Plastics - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 $150M 22 $3.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) 150M (100%) 21 (95%) 3.0B (100%)
  Michigan 1 (14%) - 2 (9%) 2.5B (83%)
  California 1 (14%) - 2 (9%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (9%) -
  New Mexico 1 (14%) 150M (100%) 1 (5%) 150M (5%)
  Wisconsin 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  West Virginia 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Washington 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Ohio 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (5%) 360M (12%)
  Illinois - - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (5%) -
  Utah - - 1 (5%) -
  Texas - - 1 (5%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (5%) -
  New York - - 1 (5%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (5%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (5%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (5%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 7 (100%) 150M (100%) 21 (95%) 3.0B (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 $150M 22 $3.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (57%) - 9 (41%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (14%) - 5 (23%) -
Divestiture 1 (14%) 150M (100%) 3 (14%) 510M (17%)
Recapitalization - - 3 (14%) -
Going Private - - 1 (5%) 2.5B (83%)
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 $150M 22 $3.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (43%) -
Trade Sale 4 (29%) 2.7B (100%)
Merger 2 (14%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $2.7B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 2 $510M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Compuware Corp.
$2.5B (2014-09-02)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $2.7B
Largest Trivium Packaging
$2.5B (2019-07-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
27%
6 (27%)
Strategic(s)
14%
3 (14%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
7 (50%)
Strategic(s)
43%
6 (43%)

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