MidOcean Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, MidOcean Partners has acquired 9 companies.

MidOcean Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (25%) and staffing (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (43%) 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 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (53%). 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 Activity91
    • M&A Buy Activity57
    • M&A Sell Activity34
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 46
  • M&A Advisors 16

MidOcean Partners

MidOcean US Advisor, LP

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 controlling interests in middle-market companies throughout North America. The Firm has a preference for consumer and business services sectors including automotive, food/beverage, retail, consumer products, information services, infrastructure services, training and more. MidOcean seeks opportunities valued between $150 and $750 million where it can commit $75 to $300 million. In addition to investing equity, MidOcean also looks to provide flexible credit solutions as well. MidOcean Partners was formed in 2003 and is based in New York, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, 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), Divestiture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 75 300
Enterprise Value 150 750
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 46 2 3 3 2 1 57
vol $5.0B $5.0B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 29 - 3 2 - - 34
vol $15.9B $845M $16.8B
  91

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Re-Sourcing Group 2024-01-17 - Secondary Buyout
Valhalla, New York · www.myresourcing.com
Smith System Driver Improvement Institute, Inc. 2023-11-07 - Secondary Buyout
Arlington, Texas · www.drivedifferent.com
QualiTech 2023-06-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chaska, Minnesota · www.qualitechco.com
Nutrabolt, Inc. 2022-12-08 - Trade Sale
Austin, Texas · www.nutrabolt.com
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 Trade Sale
Memphis, Tennessee · www.hunterfan.com
GHR Healthcare 2021-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania · www.ghrhealthcare.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Zonda 2018-12-12 Hanley Wood LLC 2018-12-12 6
Newport Beach, California · www.zondahome.com Washington, District of Columbia · www.hanleywood.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 5 (25%) - 14 (25%) -
Food 2 (10%) - 4 (7%) 3.3B (65%)
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 4 (7%) 145M (3%)
Staffing 2 (10%) - 4 (7%) -
Business Services 1 (5%) - 3 (5%) 650M (13%)
Education 2 (10%) - 3 (5%) -
Marketing - - 2 (4%) 119M (2%)
Automotive 2 (10%) - 2 (4%) -
Communications - - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 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 (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 20 - 57 $5.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 20 (100%) - 52 (91%) 1.6B (33%)
  California 2 (10%) - 7 (12%) -
  New York 2 (10%) - 6 (11%) 450M (9%)
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 4 (7%) -
  Texas 2 (10%) - 3 (5%) -
  Florida 2 (10%) - 3 (5%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 3 (5%) -
  Minnesota 1 (5%) - 3 (5%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) 115M (2%)
  Colorado 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (4%) 288M (6%)
  North Carolina - - 2 (4%) 145M (3%)
  Virginia - - 2 (4%) -
  Arkansas 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  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%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (2%) 650M (13%)
  District of Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 3 (5%) 3.4B (67%)
Canada - - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (2%) -
Puerto Rico - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 20 (100%) - 52 (91%) 1.6B (33%)
Cross-border - - 5 (9%) 3.4B (67%)
Total 20 - 57 $5.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 10 (50%) - 24 (42%) 260M (5%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (25%) - 17 (30%) 569M (11%)
Stake Purchase 3 (15%) - 6 (11%) -
Growth Capital 2 (10%) - 4 (7%) -
Going Private - - 2 (4%) 3.9B (78%)
Recapitalization - - 1 (2%) 288M (6%)
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE - - 1 (2%) -
Total 20 - 57 $5.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 11 (32%) 2.3B (14%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (26%) 10.1B (60%)
Secondary Sale 9 (26%) 4.4B (26%)
Bankruptcy 2 (6%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Total 34 $16.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
4
Three Ocean Partners LLC
2
Harris Williams & Co.
2
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis
17
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
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)
42%
24 (42%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
9 (26%)
Strategic(s)
59%
20 (59%)

FAQ

When was MidOcean Partners founded?

MidOcean Partners was founded in 2003.

What type of investor is MidOcean Partners?

MidOcean Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is MidOcean Partners headquartered?

MidOcean Partners is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does MidOcean Partners have under management?

MidOcean Partners has 10.0B USD under management.

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