M&A Deal Summary

Nicholson Manufacturing Acquires Madill

On January 1, 2011, Nicholson Manufacturing acquired machinery company Madill from Sentinel Capital Partners

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Nicholson Manufacturing’s 1st transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is Nicholson Manufacturing’s 1st transaction in Canada.
  • This is Nicholson Manufacturing’s 1st transaction in British Columbia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-01-01
Target Madill
Sector Machinery
Buyer(s) Nicholson Manufacturing
Sellers(s) Sentinel Capital Partners
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Madill

Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Madill, Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of forestry and logging equipment primarily serving the North American market. Madill manufactures technologically superior mechanical harvesting and other logging equipment at its facilities in British Columbia and Washington State and has sales and distribution offices in the northwest U.S. and western Canada.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Nicholson Manufacturing

Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

Category Company
Founded 1948
Sector Machinery
DESCRIPTION

Nicholson Manufacturing Ltd. is a manufacturer of heavy equipment.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (British Columbia) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Sentinel Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 6.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Sentinel Capital Partners is a private equity firm that targets investments in middle-market companies with strong management and 'attractive growth prospects'. Sentinel looks to invest up to $175 million of equity in companies generating EBITDA of up to $65 million. Sectors of interest include business services/outsourcing, consumer products and services, food and restaurants, franchising, and manufacturing. Prospective transaction situations include management buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, take-privates, and growth capital financings. Sentinel Capital Partners was formed in 1995 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 22 of 67
Sector (Machinery) 2 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 5 of 16
State (British Columbia) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 2 of 6
Year (2011) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-01-01 CINgroup

Dayton, Ohio, United States

CINgroup, Inc. is a provider of innovative software and due diligence products for attorneys practicing bankruptcy and their clients. Serving customers nationwide, the CINgroup family includes Best Case® Bankruptcy, CINcompass®, CIN Legal Data Services® and myHorizon™.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-02-01 CSI

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

CSI is a supplier of land mine and improvised explosive device detection vehicles, systems and support services to U.S. and foreign military forces.

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