May River Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, May River Capital has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

May River Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremachinery (67%) and test/measurement equipment (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (47%) and consolidation (20%). In total, May River Capital has invested in 10 US states.

In the last 3 years, May River Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

May River Capital

One North Wacker Drive, Suite 1920,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
(312) 750-1772
www.mayrivercapital.com
info@mayrivercapital.com

May River Capital is a Midwest US-based private equity firm focused primarily on control investments in profitable mid-sized companies located throughout North America. The Firm targets management buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations, and ownership succession situations. Prospective companies generally have at least $3 million of EBITDA and valued up to $150 million. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, distribution, energy services, industrial, and non-branded consumer goods. May River Capital was founded in 2012 and is based in Chicago.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Machinery, Manufacturing, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 3 15
Investment Size 20 90
Enterprise Value 20 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 8 2 1 1 2 - 14
Sell (0.6/yr) # 4 - 1 2 - - 7
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RLE Technologies 2023-11-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fort Collins, Colorado · www.rletech.com
Boston Centerless Partners 2023-11-07 - Growth Capital
Woburn, Massachusetts · www.bostoncenterless.com
Precision Roll Solutions LLC 2022-05-20 - Secondary Sale
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.precisionrollsolutions.com
Meca & Technology Machine, Inc. 2022-05-01 - Trade Sale
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.mecagb.com
Automated Handling Solutions 2022-04-26 - Consolidation
Chicago, Illinois · www.automatedhandlingsolutions.com
Hunt Valve Co., Inc. 2021-09-13 - Trade Sale
Salem, Ohio · www.huntvalve.com
Unibloc Hygienic Technologies US LLC 2021-01-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.uniblocpump.com
PaperTech 2020-12-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bingham Farms, Michigan · www.papertrays.com
NSL Analytical Services, Inc. 2020-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cleveland, Ohio · www.nslanalytical.com
Advanced Material Processing 2019-09-04 - Consolidation
Chicago, Illinois · www.amprocessing.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Advanced Material Processing 2019-09-04 Kason Corp. 2019-09-04 2
Chicago, Illinois · www.amprocessing.com Millburn, New Jersey · www.kason.com
Advanced Material Processing 2019-09-04 Marion Process Solutions 2019-09-04 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.amprocessing.com Marion, Iowa · www.marionsolutions.com
Industrial Flow Solutions, Inc. 2017-08-29 Stancor Pumps, Inc. 2019-02-14 4
Chicago, Illinois · www.industrialflowsolutions.com Monroe, Connecticut · www.stancorpumps.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 4 (44%) - 10 (67%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
Distribution 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Packaging 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (100%) - 15 (100%) -
  Illinois 4 (44%) - 4 (27%) -
  Ohio 1 (11%) - 3 (20%) -
  Michigan 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
  Georgia 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
  Colorado 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (7%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (7%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (7%) -
  California - - 1 (7%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (56%) - 7 (47%) -
Consolidation 3 (33%) - 3 (20%) -
Recapitalization - - 3 (20%) -
Growth Capital 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (7%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (43%) -
Trade Sale 3 (43%) -
Recapitalization 1 (14%) -
Total 7 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Paul Hastings
6
Winston & Strawn
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
57%
4 (57%)
Strategic(s)
43%
3 (43%)

FAQ

When was May River Capital founded?

May River Capital was founded in 2012.

What type of investor is May River Capital?

May River Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is May River Capital headquartered?

May River Capital is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

How much capital does May River Capital have under management?

May River Capital has 500M USD under management.

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