NewStar Financial Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

NewStar Financial has acquired 8 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

NewStar Financial’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired AL Solutions for $30M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold CGI Windows and Doors to PGT for $111M. NewStar Financial has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (38%) and business services (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22

NewStar Financial, Inc.

500 Boylston Street, Suite 1250,
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
United States,
(617) 848-2500
www.newstarfin.com

NewStar Financial, Inc. is an internally-managed, commercial finance company with $7.3 billion of assets managed across two complementary business lines — middle market direct lending and asset management. The Company's direct lending activities are focused on meeting the complex financing needs of companies and private investors in the middle markets through specialized lending groups that offer a range of flexible debt financing options. Credit investments are originated directly through teams of experienced, senior bankers and marketing officers organized around key industry and market segments. Through its asset management platforms, NewStar offers a range of investment products employing credit-oriented strategies focused on middle market loans and liquid, tradeable credit.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $55M $55M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 - - 1 - - 6
vol $111M $111M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Custom Window Systems, Inc. 2019-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Ocala, Florida · www.cws.cc
Radius Equipment Finance 2016-12-02 - Divestiture
Boston, Massachusetts
Katena Products, Inc. 2015-06-24 - Secondary Buyout
Denville, New Jersey · www.katena.com
Custom Window Systems, Inc. 2014-07-31 - Secondary Buyout
Ocala, Florida · www.cws.cc
CGI Windows and Doors, Inc. 2014-07-28 111M USD Add-on Acquisition
Miami, Florida · www.cgiwindows.com
HCPro, Inc. 2013-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Middleton, Massachusetts · www.hcpro.com
Core Business Credit LLC 2010-11-02 25M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas
Katena Products, Inc. 2009-09-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Denville, New Jersey · www.katena.com
HCPro, Inc. 2008-02-14 - Secondary Buyout
Middleton, Massachusetts · www.hcpro.com
AL Solutions, Inc. 2007-03-28 30M USD Growth Capital
New Cumberland, West Virginia · www.alsolutionsinc.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Core Business Credit LLC 2010-11-02 Seitz LLC 2011-11-17 1
Dallas, Texas Torrington, Connecticut · www.seitzllc.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 3 (38%) - 3 (50%) 111M (100%)
Business Services 1 (13%) - 1 (17%) -
Financial Services 1 (13%) 25M (45%) 1 (17%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 1 (17%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) 30M (55%) - -
Media 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 $55M 6 $111M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 55M 6 111M
  Florida 2 - 2 111M
  Massachusetts 1 - 2 -
  New Jersey 1 - 1 -
  Louisiana 1 - 1 -
  West Virginia 1 30M - -
  Texas 1 25M - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
Total 8 $55M 6 $111M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $55M
TOTAL $55M
Largest AL Solutions, Inc.
$30M (2007-03-28)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $111M
TOTAL $111M
Largest CGI Windows and Doors, Inc.
$111M (2014-07-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
4 (67%)

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