Oak Hill Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Oak Hill Capital Partners has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Oak Hill Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arecommunications (11%) and business services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (34%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%). In total, Oak Hill Capital Partners has invested in 26 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired RSC Equipment Rental for $3.8B.

In the last 3 years, Oak Hill Capital Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). Oak Hill Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Firth Rixson for $2.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity110
    • M&A Buy Activity65
    • M&A Sell Activity45
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 52
  • M&A Advisors 26

Oak Hill Capital Partners

263 Tresser Boulevard, 15th Floor,
Stamford, Connecticut 06901
United States
(203) 328-1600
www.oakhillcapital.com

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 100 300
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 54 2 2 1 2 4 65
vol $14.2B $525M $106M $14.8B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 37 1 1 2 2 2 45
vol $16.3B $2.4B $18.6B
  110

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Berlin Packaging LLC 2021-11-18 - Recapitalization
Chicago, Illinois · www.berlinpackaging.com
U.S. Oral Surgery Management 2021-11-08 - Secondary Buyout
Las Colinas, Texas · www.usosm.com
Pulsant Ltd. 2021-07-26 - Secondary Buyout
Maidenhead, United Kingdom · www.pulsant.com
Trinity Consultants, Inc. 2021-06-29 - Secondary Buyout
Dallas, Texas · www.trinityconsultants.com
Technimark LLC 2021-06-07 - Secondary Buyout
Asheboro, North Carolina · www.technimark.com
American Veterinary Group 2021-03-16 - Secondary Buyout
Tampa, Florida · www.americanveterinarygroup.com
Galway Insurance Holdings LP 2020-12-02 - Recapitalization
Chicago, Illinois
Otelco, Inc. 2020-07-27 106M USD Going Private
Oneonta, Alabama · www.otelco.com
Galway Insurance Holdings LP 2020-06-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chicago, Illinois
EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, Inc. 2020-06-19 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.epicbrokers.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Calero Software LLC 2019-11-19 Market Data Services Ltd. 2019-11-19 2
Rochester, New York · www.calero.com Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom · www.mdsl.com
Vast Broadband 2014-10-07 NTS Communications, Inc. 2019-01-09 1
Sioux Falls, South Dakota · www.vastbroadband.com Lubbock, Texas · www.ntscom.com
Safe Fleet Holdings LLC 2018-01-09 Roll-Rite LLC 2018-11-30 4
Belton, Missouri · www.safefleetsolutions.com Alger, Michigan · www.rollrite.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications 2 (10%) 106M (7%) 7 (11%) 106M (1%)
Business Services 2 (10%) - 6 (9%) 4.6B (31%)
Information Technology 2 (10%) - 6 (9%) 694M (5%)
Insurance 1 (5%) - 4 (6%) 1.0B (7%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) - 4 (6%) -
Transportation 1 (5%) - 4 (6%) -
Aerospace - - 3 (5%) 2.2B (15%)
Packaging 2 (10%) - 3 (5%) 1.4B (10%)
Retail 1 (5%) 300M (20%) 3 (5%) 1.0B (7%)
Leisure 1 (5%) 570M (38%) 3 (5%) 570M (4%)
Financial Services - - 3 (5%) 495M (3%)
Healthcare Services - - 3 (5%) -
Safety/Security 1 (5%) - 3 (5%) -
Restaurants 1 (5%) 525M (35%) 2 (3%) 525M (4%)
Medical Products - - 2 (3%) 26M (< 1%)
Consumer Services 2 (10%) - 2 (3%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Media - - 1 (2%) 1.1B (7%)
Machinery - - 1 (2%) 815M (5%)
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) 234M (2%)
E-Commerce 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 21 $1.5B 66 $14.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 21 (100%) 1.5B (100%) 59 (89%) 10.5B (71%)
  Texas 2 (10%) - 7 (11%) 505M (3%)
  California 2 (10%) - 7 (11%) 111M (1%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 5 (8%) 700M (5%)
  Ohio - - 4 (6%) 815M (5%)
  North Carolina 2 (10%) 300M (20%) 3 (5%) 610M (4%)
  Florida 2 (10%) 525M (35%) 3 (5%) 525M (4%)
  Massachusetts 2 (10%) - 3 (5%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) 570M (38%) 3 (5%) 4.4B (29%)
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 3 (5%) 1.4B (10%)
  Kentucky - - 2 (3%) 1.1B (7%)
  Washington - - 2 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (3%) -
  Alabama 1 (5%) 106M (7%) 1 (2%) 106M (1%)
  South Dakota 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maine 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (2%) 234M (2%)
  Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  District of Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 3 (5%) 1.7B (12%)
Bermuda - - 2 (3%) 1.8B (12%)
Ireland - - 1 (2%) 750M (5%)
Puerto Rico - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 21 (100%) 1.5B (100%) 59 (89%) 10.5B (71%)
Cross-border - - 7 (11%) 4.3B (29%)
Total 21 $1.5B 66 $14.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 11 (52%) 1.4B (93%) 22 (33%) 5.3B (36%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (10%) - 20 (30%) 5.8B (39%)
Divestiture 1 (5%) - 5 (8%) 1.2B (8%)
Stake Purchase 2 (10%) - 4 (6%) 1.1B (7%)
Recapitalization 3 (14%) - 4 (6%) 310M (2%)
Venture - - 4 (6%) 111M (1%)
Going Private 1 (5%) 106M (7%) 3 (5%) 895M (6%)
PIPE - - 2 (3%) 100M (1%)
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 21 $1.5B 66 $14.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (24%) 8.4B (45%)
Trade Sale 9 (20%) 7.8B (42%)
Secondary Sale 9 (20%) 2.5B (13%)
IPO 9 (20%) -
Recapitalization 3 (7%) -
Bankruptcy 2 (4%) -
Merger 1 (2%) -
Shut Down 1 (2%) -
Total 45 $18.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
3
CIBC Capital Markets
3
Morgan Stanley
2
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
23
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
4
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $8.8B
$100M to $1B 12 $5.7B
< $100M 4 $300M
TOTAL $14.8B
Largest RSC Equipment Rental, Inc.
$3.8B (2006-10-06)
sell # Total
> $1B 8 $15.0B
$100M to $1B 7 $3.5B
< $100M 2 $157M
TOTAL $18.6B
Largest Firth Rixson Ltd.
$2.9B (2014-11-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
39%
26 (39%)
Strategic(s)
9%
6 (9%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
27%
12 (27%)
Strategic(s)
49%
22 (49%)

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