May River Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, May River Capital has acquired 6 companies.

May River Capital’s most common sectors for investment are machinery (70%) and test/measurement equipment (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and recapitalization (30%). In total, May River Capital has invested in 7 US states.

In the last 3 years, May River Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (67%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

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 $10 million in revenue and value 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 15 75
Enterprise Value 20 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 3 1 1 2 1 1 9
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - 1 2 - 3
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NSL Analytical Services, Inc. 2020-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cleveland, Ohio · www.nslanalytical.com
Advanced Material Processing 2019-09-04 - Consolidation
, United States
GCM Holding Corp. 2019-09-03 - Secondary Buyout
Union, California · www.gogcm.com
Pride Engineering LLC 2019-08-07 - Secondary Buyout
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.pridecan.com
Marion Process Solutions 2018-12-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Marion, Iowa · www.marionsolutions.com
Hunt Valve Co., Inc. 2018-12-01 - Recapitalization
Salem, Ohio · www.huntvalve.com
Dickson, Inc. 2018-04-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Addison, Illinois · www.dicksondata.com
Industrial Flow Solutions, Inc. 2017-08-29 - Consolidation
Chicago, Illinois · www.industrialflowsolutions.com
Meca & Technology Machine, Inc. 2016-08-09 - Recapitalization
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.mecagb.com
Hunt Valve Co., Inc. 2015-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Salem, Ohio · www.huntvalve.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Hunt Valve Co., Inc. 2018-12-01 Pima Valve, Inc. 2019-11-05 2
Salem, Ohio · www.huntvalve.com Chandler, Arizona · www.pimavalve.com
Advanced Material Processing 2019-09-04 Kason Corp. 2019-09-04 1
, United States Millburn, New Jersey · www.kason.com
Hunt Valve Co., Inc. 2018-12-01 Montreal Bronze Ltd. 2019-03-21 1
Salem, Ohio · www.huntvalve.com Terrebonne, Quebec · www.montrealbronze.com
Industrial Flow Solutions, Inc. 2017-08-29 Stancor Pumps, Inc. 2019-02-14 2
Chicago, Illinois · www.industrialflowsolutions.com Monroe, Connecticut · www.stancorpumps.com
Industrial Flow Solutions, Inc. 2017-08-29 BJM Pumps LLC 2017-08-29 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.industrialflowsolutions.com Saybrook, Connecticut · www.bjmpumps.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 4 (57%) - 7 (70%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (29%) - 2 (20%) -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) - 10 (100%) -
  Ohio 2 (29%) - 3 (30%) -
  Illinois 2 (29%) - 2 (20%) -
  Iowa 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
  California - - 1 (10%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (43%) - 4 (40%) -
Recapitalization 2 (29%) - 3 (30%) -
Consolidation 2 (29%) - 2 (20%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (67%) -
Recapitalization 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Paul Hastings LLP
2

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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