Meriwether Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Meriwether Capital’s most common sectors for investment are distribution (34%) and consumer products (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, Meriwether Capital has invested in 5 US states.

In the last 3 years, Meriwether Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (60%). Meriwether Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Segrest for $60M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Meriwether Capital LLC

30 Rockefeller Plaza Room 5600,
New York, New York 10112
United States
(212) 649-5890
www.meriwethercapital.net
rpetit@meriwethercap.com

Meriwether Capital is a private equity firm focused on acquiring middle-market private companies and corporate divestitures. Meriwether prefers opportunities located in the Eastern US with EBITDA of at least $2 million. Target sectors include specialty manufacturing, distribution, and service. Meriwether typically seeks majority positions. Meriwether Capital was formed in 1976 and is based in New York, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Environmental, Manufacturing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 2 5
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 1 1 - - - 5
vol $60M $60M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tonka Equipment Co., Inc. (Tonka Water) 2017-09-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, Minnesota · www.tonkawater.com
Segrest, Inc. 2016-10-24 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
Gibsonton, Florida · www.segrestfarms.com
Wood Pro, Inc. 2015-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Auburn, Massachusetts · www.woodproinc.com
Ripley Tools LLC 2014-02-03 - Secondary Buyout
Cromwell, Connecticut · www.ripley-tools.com
Capewell Aerial Systems LLC 2014-02-03 - Secondary Buyout
Meadows of Dan, Virginia · www.capewellaerialsystems.com
Tonka Equipment Co., Inc. (Tonka Water) 2009-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Plymouth, Minnesota · www.tonkawater.com
Wood Pro, Inc. 2005-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Auburn, Massachusetts · www.woodproinc.com
Cramer Company 2005-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
South Windsor, Connecticut · www.cramer-motors.com
Segrest, Inc. 2002-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gibsonton, Florida · www.segrestfarms.com
The M.H. Rhodes Co. 2000-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
South Windsor, Connecticut · www.mhrhodes.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Distribution - - 2 (33%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (17%) -
Defense - - 1 (17%) -
Machinery - - 1 (17%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 6 (100%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (33%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (17%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (17%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (17%) -
  Florida - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 6 (100%) -
Total - - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (60%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 60M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $60M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Satterlee Stephens LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $60M
Largest Segrest, Inc.
$60M (2016-10-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
75%
6 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
2 25%

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