MiddleGround Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, MiddleGround Capital has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

MiddleGround Capital’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (86%) and automotive (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (43%). In total, MiddleGround Capital has invested in 5 US states.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1

MiddleGround Capital

201 East Main Street, Suite 810,
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
United States
(917) 698-3754
www.middlegroundcapital.com
admin@middlegroundcapital.com

MiddleGround Capital is a middle-market private equity firm focused on acquiring North American companies valued up to $250 million. MiddleGround looks to commit $25 to $100 million per transaction and generally pursues investments in fundamentally good businesses that align with its operational expertise. Areas of interest include B2B industrial and specialty distribution. MiddleGround Capital was formed in 2018 and has offices in Lexington, Kentucky and New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Furniture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Marine, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 75 -
Target EBITDA 15 30
Investment Size 25 100
Enterprise Value - 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # - - - 1 2 4 7
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Shiloh Industries, Inc. 2020-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Valley City, Ohio · www.shiloh.com
DURA Automotive Systems LLC 2020-08-04 - Secondary Buyout
Auburn Hills, Michigan · www.duraauto.com
Edsco Fasteners LLC 2020-01-15 - Secondary Buyout
Denton, Texas · www.edsco.com
Banner Industries 2020-01-09 - Growth Capital
Carol Stream, Illinois · www.bargrind.com
Steel Craft Corp. 2019-06-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hartford, Wisconsin · www.steelcraftwi.com
Peterson American Corp. 2019-04-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Southfield, Michigan · www.pspring.com
Alco Manufacturing Corp. LLC 2018-07-10 - Secondary Buyout
Elyria, Ohio · www.alco.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Alco Manufacturing Corp. LLC 2018-07-10 Manth-Brownell, Inc. 2020-08-14 1
Elyria, Ohio · www.alco.com Kirkville, New York · www.manth.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 6 (86%) - 6 (86%) -
Automotive 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 - 7 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) - 7 (100%) -
  Ohio 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
  Michigan 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Texas 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Illinois 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 - 7 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (43%) - 3 (43%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (43%) - 3 (43%) -
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 - 7 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%

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