New Mountain Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, New Mountain Capital has acquired 18 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

New Mountain Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (18%) and software (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (42%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (15%). In total, New Mountain Capital has invested in 23 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2020 when it acquired Alight Solutions for $4.8B.

In the last 3 years, New Mountain Capital has exited 15 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). New Mountain Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Blue Yonder for $8.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity115
    • M&A Buy Activity74
    • M&A Sell Activity41
  • Total Sectors Invested 29
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 49
  • M&A Advisors 20

New Mountain Capital

1633 Broadway, 48th Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(212) 720-0300
www.newmountaincapital.com
NMC-GeneralInquiry@newmountaincapital.com

New Mountain Capital is a private investment firm focused on investment in public and private companies in a variety of industries. New Mountain generally invests $100 to $500 million per transaction and looks for businesses with strong market positions and high barriers to entry. New Mountain also prefers businesses that succeed in both good and bad economies. Sectors of interest include education, healthcare, business services, federal IT services, media, software, consumer products, logistics, financial services and technologies, and energy. New Mountain Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Defense, Distribution, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 100 500
Enterprise Value 100 1,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (5.0/yr) # 49 5 5 8 7 - 74
vol $7.6B $4.8B $963M $13.3B
Sell (4.2/yr) # 20 6 3 4 7 1 41
vol $7.8B $1.3B $3.2B $4.0B $9.5B $4.1B $29.8B
  115

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CloudMed LLC 2022-01-10 4.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.cloudmed.com
Cumming Group 2021-12-02 - Secondary Buyout
Seattle, Washington · www.cumming-group.com
Profile Products LLC 2021-11-16 - Secondary Buyout
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.profileproducts.com
TRC Companies, Inc. 2021-10-14 - Secondary Buyout
Windsor, Connecticut · www.trcsolutions.com
Bounteous 2021-08-03 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.bounteous.com
DRB Systems, Inc. 2021-07-19 965M USD Add-on Acquisition
Akron, Ohio · www.drbsystems.com
Ascensus Specialties LLC 2021-07-07 - Recapitalization
Bellevue, Washington · www.ascensusspecialties.com
Qualus Power Services Corp. 2021-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.qualuspowerservices.com
Pivvot LLC 2021-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Kansas City, Missouri · www.pivvot.com
Blue Yonder, Inc. 2021-04-23 8.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.blueyonder.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ascensus Specialties LLC 2021-07-07 Wychem Ltd. 2021-12-13 1
Bellevue, Washington · www.ascensusspecialties.com Suffolk, United Kingdom · www.wychem.com
Aegion Corp. 2021-02-16 Fyfe North America and Fyfe Europe Business 2021-12-08 1
St. Louis, Missouri · www.aegion.com , United States
Zep, Inc. 2015-04-08 Zep Vehicle Care 2021-09-27 1
Atlanta, Georgia · www.zepinc.com Eagan, Minnesota · www.zepvehiclecare.com
Finvi 2019-08-22 Collections Marketing Center 2021-08-23 4
Muncie, Indiana · www.ontariosystems.com Wilmington, Delaware · www.katabat.com
ILC Dover, Inc. 2020-02-03 Flexan LLC 2021-07-26 3
Frederica, Delaware · www.ilcdover.com Lincolnshire, Illinois · www.flexan.com
Alight Solutions 2020-02-10 Aon Hewitt Health Market Insurance Solutions, Inc. 2021-06-03 2
Lincolnshire, Illinois · www.alight.com Chicago, Illinois · www.retiree.aon.com
Western Dental Services, Inc. 2011-01-01 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America - Dental Service Organization Operations 2018-12-05 4
Orange, California · www.westerndental.com New York, New York
Zep, Inc. 2015-04-08 Alex C. Fergusson LLC (AFCO) 2017-07-31 2
Atlanta, Georgia · www.zepinc.com Chambersburg, Pennsylvania · www.afcocare.com
Western Dental Services, Inc. 2011-01-01 Smile Wide Enterprises LLC - 14 Smile Wide Practices 2017-03-13 3
Orange, California · www.westerndental.com Irvine, California
CIOX Health 2014-10-31 IOD, Inc. 2015-07-01 4
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.cioxhealth.com Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.iodincorporated.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 6 (19%) 4.8B (74%) 13 (18%) 5.0B (38%)
Software 1 (3%) - 7 (9%) 200M (2%)
Chemicals 3 (10%) 692M (11%) 6 (8%) 1.4B (11%)
Business Services 1 (3%) - 6 (8%) -
Insurance - - 5 (7%) 3.5B (26%)
Healthcare Services 3 (10%) - 4 (5%) -
Engineering 2 (6%) 963M (15%) 3 (4%) 963M (7%)
Life Science - - 2 (3%) 1.6B (12%)
Environmental - - 2 (3%) 655M (5%)
Consumer Products 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Distribution 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Information Services - - 2 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Automotive 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Defense - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Education - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (1%) -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Manufacturing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) -
Total 31 $6.5B 74 $13.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 31 (100%) 6.5B (100%) 70 (95%) 11.7B (88%)
  Illinois 5 (16%) 4.8B (74%) 6 (8%) 4.8B (36%)
  Georgia 4 (13%) 692M (11%) 6 (8%) 1.3B (9%)
  California 4 (13%) - 6 (8%) 735M (6%)
  New York 2 (6%) - 6 (8%) -
  Florida 2 (6%) - 6 (8%) -
  Virginia 1 (3%) - 5 (7%) 200M (2%)
  Texas 3 (10%) - 4 (5%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 3 (4%) 1.6B (12%)
  Connecticut - - 3 (4%) 655M (5%)
  Washington 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
  Delaware 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
  Missouri 1 (3%) 963M (15%) 2 (3%) 963M (7%)
  Indiana 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) 225M (2%)
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (3%) 1.3B (10%)
  Alabama - - 2 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda - - 2 (3%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (1%) 1.6B (12%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 31 (100%) 6.5B (100%) 70 (95%) 11.7B (88%)
Cross-border - - 4 (5%) 1.6B (12%)
Total 31 $6.5B 74 $13.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 18 (58%) - 31 (42%) 1.6B (14%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (3%) - 11 (15%) 1.6B (14%)
Growth Capital 3 (10%) - 10 (14%) -
Recapitalization 2 (6%) - 6 (8%) 1.3B (11%)
Stake Purchase 1 (3%) - 5 (7%) 200M (2%)
Divestiture 2 (6%) 4.8B (74%) 3 (4%) 5.4B (46%)
Going Private 2 (6%) 1.7B (26%) 3 (4%) 1.7B (14%)
PIPE - - 3 (4%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Total 31 $6.5B 74 $11.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 16 (39%) 25.9B (87%)
Secondary Sale 10 (24%) 3.9B (13%)
IPO 5 (12%) -
Merger 5 (12%) -
Trade Sale 3 (7%) -
Stake Sale 2 (5%) -
Total 41 $29.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jefferies LLC
5
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
3
Houlihan Lokey
3
Legal Deals
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
6
Ropes & Gray LLP
6
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $9.3B
$100M to $1B 7 $4.0B
TOTAL $13.3B
Largest Alight Solutions
$4.8B (2020-02-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 9 $27.6B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.2B
< $100M 1 $53M
TOTAL $29.8B
Largest Blue Yonder, Inc.
$8.5B (2021-04-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
45%
33 (45%)
Strategic(s)
3%
2 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
12 (29%)
Strategic(s)
59%
24 (59%)

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