McKenna Gale Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

McKenna Gale Capital’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (34%) and energy services and equipment (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (84%) and recapitalization (17%). In total, McKenna Gale Capital has invested in 4 US states and 2 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (29%). McKenna Gale Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Filogix for $213M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

McKenna Gale Capital, Inc.

100 King Street West, Suite 5600,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8
Canada
(416) 364-8884
www.mckennagale.com
info@mckennagale.com

McKenna Gale Capital is a Canadian independent provider of mid-market mezzanine debt and common equity financing. McKenna looks for companies with a total enterprise value in excess of $25 million, and seeks to commit to $7 million to $75 million per transaction. The firm invests in a wide range of industries excluding real estate development, primary mining and primary oil and gas. Investments include management buyouts, acquisitions, expansion and growth capital, and go-private transactions. McKenna Gale Capital was founded in 1995 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Insurance, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Restaurants, Software, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 7 75
Enterprise Value 25 -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
vol $213M $213M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Light Tower Rentals, Inc. 2016-10-11 - Recapitalization
Odessa, Texas · www.lighttowerrentals.com
CPI Card Group, Inc. 2015-10-08 - IPO
Littleton, Colorado · www.cpicardgroup.com
Keyes Packaging Group, Inc. 2013-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Wenatchee, Washington · www.keyespackaging.com
Light Tower Rentals, Inc. 2008-01-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Odessa, Texas · www.lighttowerrentals.com
Winters Bros. Waste Systems, Inc. 2007-09-04 - Trade Sale
Danbury, Connecticut · www.wintersbrosct.com
CPI Card Group, Inc. 2007-06-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Littleton, Colorado · www.cpicardgroup.com
Filogix Ltd. 2006-06-15 213M USD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.filogix.com
Winters Bros. Waste Systems, Inc. 2006-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Danbury, Connecticut · www.wintersbrosct.com
Filogix Ltd. 2004-08-17 - Recapitalization
Toronto, Ontario · www.filogix.com
Keyes Packaging Group, Inc. 2004-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Wenatchee, Washington · www.keyespackaging.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services - - 2 (33%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (17%) -
Environmental - - 1 (17%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (17%) -
Packaging - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 4 (67%) -
  Washington - - 1 (17%) -
  Texas - - 1 (17%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (17%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (17%) -
Canada - - 2 (33%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (17%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (17%) -
Domestic - - 2 (33%) -
Cross-border - - 4 (67%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 5 (83%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 3 (43%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) 213M (100%)
Recapitalization 1 (14%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (14%) -
Trade Sale 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $213M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $213M
TOTAL $213M
Largest Filogix Ltd.
$213M (2006-06-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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