Navigator Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Navigator Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconstruction (19%) and business services (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Navigator Partners has invested in 12 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2002 when it acquired Ambassador Media Group for $5M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). Navigator Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Digney York Associates for $20M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 1

Navigator Partners LLC

P.O. Box 159,
Summit, New Jersey 07902
United States
(908) 273-7733
www.navigatorpartners.com
info@navigatorpartners.com

Navigator Partners LLC (formerly Navigator Equity Partners LLC) is a private equity firm focused on smaller middle-market company acquisitions and recapitalizations. The Firm is licensed as a SBIC and targets companies with revenues of $10 to $200 million and EBITDA of at least $2 million. Companies of interest include manufacturers and marketers of consumer and healthcare products, providers of consumer and business services, franchisors, healthcare service providers, select industrial products, and media businesses. Navigator will not invest in start-up, early-stage, or turnaround situations. Navigator Equity Partners is based in Summit, New Jersey.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Education, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Packaging, Publishing, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 200
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
vol $5M $5M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $20M $20M
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Smashburger Servicing LLC 2018-12-14 - Trade Sale
Denver, Colorado · www.smashburger.com
Aspire Home Care 2018-03-28 - Trade Sale
Tishoming, Oklahoma · www.aspirehomecare.com
Terracare Associates LLC 2017-10-23 - Trade Sale
Littleton, Colorado · www.myterracare.com
Jon M Hall Co. 2017-01-01 - Recapitalization
Sanford, Florida · www.jonmhallcompany.com
K9 Resorts Luxury Pet Hotel 2016-02-16 - Growth Capital
Fanwood, New Jersey · www.k9resorts.com
Nelson Pipeline 2015-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Centennial, Colorado · www.nelsonpipeline.com
Oncology Molecular Imaging LLC 2015-04-17 - Trade Sale
Woodstock, Georgia · www.omillc.com
Molecular Imaging Technologies LLC 2015-04-17 - Growth Capital
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania · www.molecularimagingtech.com
Crestcom International LLC 2013-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Greenwood Village, Colorado · www.crestcom.com
Revere Packaging LLC 2012-12-12 - Secondary Buyout
Shelbyville, Kentucky · www.reverepackaging.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Construction 2 (33%) - 3 (19%) -
Business Services - - 2 (13%) -
Education 1 (17%) - 2 (13%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (17%) - 2 (13%) -
Publishing - - 1 (6%) 5M (100%)
Consumer Services 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (6%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (6%) -
Packaging 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (6%) -
Transportation - - 1 (6%) -
Total 6 - 16 $5M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (100%) - 16 (100%) 5M (100%)
  Colorado 2 (33%) - 4 (25%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (13%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
  New Jersey 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
  Kentucky 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
  Florida 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
  New York - - 1 (6%) 5M (100%)
  Texas - - 1 (6%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (6%) -
  North Dakota - - 1 (6%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (6%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (6%) -
Total 6 - 16 $5M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 1 (17%) - 5 (31%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 4 (25%) -
Growth Capital 2 (33%) - 3 (19%) -
Venture - - 2 (13%) 5M (100%)
Divestiture - - 1 (6%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (17%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 6 - 16 $5M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (45%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (27%) -
Recapitalization 1 (9%) 20M (100%)
Bankruptcy 1 (9%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $20M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Prestwick Partners LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $5M
TOTAL $5M
Largest Ambassador Media Group LLC
$5M (2002-08-01)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $20M
TOTAL $20M
Largest Digney York Associates LLC
$20M (2007-08-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Strategic(s)
55%
6 (55%)

FAQ

When was Navigator Partners LLC founded?

Navigator Partners LLC was founded in 1999.

What type of investor is Navigator Partners LLC?

Navigator Partners LLC is a private equity firm.

Where is Navigator Partners LLC headquartered?

Navigator Partners LLC is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.

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