M&A Deal Summary
|Buyer(s)||Oak Hill Capital|
|Deal Type||Secondary Buyout|
|Deal Value||1.4B USD|
|Advisor(s)||Barclays Investment Bank
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking (Financial)
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Legal)
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Oak Hill Capital Partners was originally formed as the private equity investment vehicle for Robert Bass and in 1999, opened up to outside investors and raised its first private equity fund. Oak Hill looks to invest in middle-market companies and focuses its efforts within six industry groups. The six groups include basic industries; business and financial services; consumer, retail, and distribution; healthcare; media and telecom; and technology. Oak Hill targets businesses with defensible business models, strong market positions, and 'best-in-class' management. Oak Hill Capital was formed in 1986 and has offices in Stamford, Connecticut; Menlo Park, California; and New York City.
|Overall||48 of 71|
|Sector (Packaging)||1 of 3|
|Type (Secondary Buyout)||13 of 23|
|State (Illinois)||1 of 4|
|Country (United States)||41 of 64|
|Year (2014)||3 of 4|
|Size (of disclosed)||3 of 21|
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
ViaWest, Inc. is a provider of data center space, power and managed services to enterprise and SME customers in 16 data centers. Provides first-class colocation and managed services exemplified by strong revenue and profitability growth. ViaWest, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Bluepeak is a broadband/cable company providing high-speed internet, television, and digital telephone services for residential and business customers in South Dakota and southwestern Minnesota. Bluepeak was founded in 2014 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Investcorp International, Inc. is a publicly traded global investment group focused on a variety of investment disciplines. Practice areas include private equity in North America and Western Europe, hedge funds, US real estate, technology investments, and Middle Eastern private equity. Within North America/Europe private equity, Investcorp targets market leaders with proven track records. It looks to invest $15 to $50 million in companies with revenues of $10 to $250 million. Investcorp's technology group sponsors growth-oriented control investments in the tech sector. Investcorp's Middle East practice focuses on buyout/build opportunities in North Africa and the Gulf Region. Target sectors include services, infrastructure, manufacturing, and energy. Investcorp was formed in 1982 and is based in Manama, Bahrain.
|Overall||66 of 105|
|Sector (Packaging)||2 of 2|
|Type (Secondary Buyout)||18 of 35|
|State (Illinois)||5 of 6|
|Country (United States)||46 of 62|
|Year (2014)||5 of 6|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 42|
New York, New York, United States
Arizent is a business information company that advances professional communities by providing insights and analysis and convening industry leaders. The company uses deep industry expertise and a data-driven platform to deliver its services which include subscriptions, marketing services, live events, and access to Arizent Leaders, an executive peer network. Arizent was founded in 2004 and is based in New York.
San Francisco, California, United States
PRO Unlimited is a provider of contingent workforce management solutions through a managed services program (“MSP”) and cloud-based vendor management software (“VMS”). PRO Unlimited was founded in 1991 and is based in San Francisco, California