Mercato Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Mercato Partners’ most common sectors for investment are software (34%) and electronics (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (59%) and venture (25%). In total, Mercato Partners has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Mercato Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (56%). Mercato Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Fusion-io for $1.1B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10

Mercato Partners

2750 E Cottonwood Pkwy,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
United States
www.mercatopartners.com
info@mercatopartners.com

Mercato Partners is a private equity firm focused on later stage growth capital financings. Mercato generally targets minority investments in high growth technology and consumer businesses with $5 to $50 million in annual sales. The Firm looks for profitable, US-based companies where additional capital can help continue expansion opportunities. Mercato Partners is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electronics, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Stake Purchase, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 50
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 1 - - - - 12
Sell (0.4/yr) # 7 - - 1 - 1 9
vol $1.4B $1.4B
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Central Logic, Inc. 2020-06-02 - Secondary Buyout
Sandy, Utah · www.centrallogic.com
Domo, Inc. 2018-06-29 - IPO
American Fork, Utah · www.domo.com
Venafi, Inc. 2016-09-20 - Growth Capital
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.venafi.com
Spheros GmbH (dba BB-8) 2015-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Gilching, Germany · www.spheros.de
Goal Zero Corp. 2014-08-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Bluffdale, Utah · www.goalzero.com
Fusion-io, Inc. 2014-07-23 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.fusionio.com
Galileo Processing, Inc. 2014-05-12 - Growth Capital
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.galileoprocessing.com
Primary Data 2014-02-10 - Venture
Sandy, Utah · www.primarydata.com
Cymphonix Corp. 2013-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Sandy, Utah · www.cymphonix.com
Control4 Corp. 2013-08-05 - IPO
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.control4.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 2 (50%) - 4 (33%) -
Electronics - - 2 (17%) -
Information Technology 1 (25%) - 2 (17%) -
Automotive - - 1 (8%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (8%) -
Media 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (8%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 11 (92%) -
  Utah 3 (75%) - 10 (83%) -
  Colorado 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Germany - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 4 (100%) - 11 (92%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (8%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 3 (75%) - 7 (58%) -
Venture 1 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (8%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (44%) 1.4B (100%)
IPO 3 (33%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (11%) -
Trade Sale 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $1.4B

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $349M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Fusion-io, Inc.
$1.1B (2014-07-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
17%
1 17%
Strategic(s)
83%
5 83%

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