MidOcean Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, MidOcean Partners has acquired 8 companies.

MidOcean Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (26%) and information technology (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (41%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (30%). In total, MidOcean Partners has invested in 24 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired United Biscuits for $3.3B.

In the last 3 years, MidOcean Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (52%). MidOcean Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold United Biscuits for $3.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity87
    • M&A Buy Activity54
    • M&A Sell Activity33
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 46
  • M&A Advisors 16

MidOcean Partners

245 Park Avenue, 38th Floor,
New York, New York 10167
United States
(212) 497-1400
www.midoceanpartners.com
investorrelations@midoceanpartners.com

MidOcean Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring control interests in middle-market companies located in the US and Europe. Target industries include consumer and leisure, media and communications, business services, financial services, industrials, transportation, and healthcare. MidOcean looks for opportunities requiring an investment of at least $25 million with an enterprise value ranging from $100 to $500 million. MidOcean Partners was formed in 2003 and is based in New York City, with an additional office in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Restaurants, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 -
Enterprise Value 100 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 41 5 - 2 3 3 54
vol $5.0B $5.0B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 27 2 - - 3 1 33
vol $15.3B $629M $845M $16.8B
  87

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pragmatic Institute LLC 2022-07-11 - Secondary Buyout
Phoenix, Arizona · www.pragmaticmarketing.com
Cloyes 2022-02-22 - Secondary Buyout
Fort Smith, Arkansas · www.cloyes.com
BH Cosmetics 2022-01-21 - Bankruptcy
Burbank, California · www.bhcosmetics.com
Casper’s Ice Cream 2022-01-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Richmond, Utah · www.caspersicecream.com
Hunter Fan Co. 2021-12-20 845M USD Add-on Acquisition
Memphis, Tennessee · www.hunterfan.com
GHR Healthcare 2021-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania · www.ghrhealthcare.com
Florida Food Products, Inc. 2021-09-21 - Secondary Buyout
Eustis, Florida · www.floridafood.com
Louisiana Fish Fry Products Ltd. 2021-08-02 - Secondary Buyout
Baton Rouge, Louisiana · www.louisianafishfry.com
The Planet Group LLC 2021-05-27 - Merger
Deerfield, Illinois · www.theplanetgroup.com
LYNX Franchising LLC 2021-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.lynxfranchising.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Zonda 2018-12-12 Hanley Wood LLC 2018-12-12 5
Newport Beach, California · www.zondahome.com Washington, District of Columbia · www.hanleywood.com
JF Petroleum Group 2012-01-04 Ans Distributing, Inc. 2016-07-01 7
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.jfpetrogroup.com Tucson, Arizona · www.ansdistributing.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 6 (32%) - 14 (26%) -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 4 (7%) 145M (3%)
Food 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) 3.3B (65%)
Business Services 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) 650M (13%)
Staffing 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) -
Marketing - - 2 (4%) 119M (2%)
Automotive 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
Communications - - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (4%) -
Education 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Information Services 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Leisure - - 2 (4%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) 450M (9%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) 288M (6%)
Software - - 1 (2%) 115M (2%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Franchising 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 19 - 54 $5.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 19 (100%) - 49 (91%) 1.6B (33%)
  California 2 (11%) - 7 (13%) -
  New York 1 (5%) - 5 (9%) 450M (9%)
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 4 (7%) -
  Florida 2 (11%) - 3 (6%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) -
  Texas 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) 145M (3%)
  Massachusetts 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) 115M (2%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
  Colorado 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (4%) 288M (6%)
  Virginia - - 2 (4%) -
  Minnesota - - 2 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Utah 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Louisiana 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Arkansas 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (2%) 650M (13%)
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
  District of Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 3 (6%) 3.4B (67%)
Canada - - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (2%) -
Puerto Rico - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 19 (100%) - 49 (91%) 1.6B (33%)
Cross-border - - 5 (9%) 3.4B (67%)
Total 19 - 54 $5.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 9 (47%) - 22 (41%) 260M (5%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (21%) - 16 (30%) 569M (11%)
Stake Purchase 4 (21%) - 6 (11%) -
Growth Capital 2 (11%) - 4 (7%) -
Going Private - - 2 (4%) 3.9B (78%)
Recapitalization - - 1 (2%) 288M (6%)
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE - - 1 (2%) -
Total 19 - 54 $5.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 11 (33%) 2.3B (14%)
Secondary Sale 9 (27%) 4.4B (26%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (24%) 10.1B (60%)
Bankruptcy 2 (6%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Total 33 $16.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
4
Three Ocean Partners LLC
2
Harris Williams & Co.
2
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
17
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
11
Morrison Cohen LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.3B
$100M to $1B 6 $1.8B
TOTAL $5.0B
Largest United Biscuits (UK) Ltd.
$3.3B (2000-04-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $10.9B
$100M to $1B 11 $5.9B
TOTAL $16.8B
Largest United Biscuits (UK) Ltd.
$3.5B (2006-10-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
41%
22 (41%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
27%
9 (27%)
Strategic(s)
58%
19 (58%)

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