Odyssey Investment Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Odyssey Investment Partners has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Odyssey Investment Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (15%) and insurance (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (45%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%). In total, Odyssey Investment Partners has invested in 23 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2001 when it acquired Dresser for $1.6B.

In the last 3 years, Odyssey Investment Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (52%). Odyssey Investment Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold Norcross Safety Products for $1.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity80
    • M&A Buy Activity49
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26
  • M&A Advisors 8

Odyssey Investment Partners

590 Madison Avenue, 39th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 351-7900
www.odysseyinvestment.com

Odyssey Investments is a private equity firm that seeks control/majority investments in middle-market companies. Odyssey looks to back existing management and make investments in the form of leveraged acquisitions, growth financings and recapitalizations. Sectors of interest include industrial manufacturing, business and financial services, aerospace products and services, and 'route-based services'. Odyssey Investment Partners is based in New York City with an additional office in Woodland Hills, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Insurance, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Packaging, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 20 100
Investment Size 50 250
Enterprise Value 100 1,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 38 2 1 1 3 4 49
vol $3.3B $3.3B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 24 5 1 - - 1 31
vol $2.7B $1.0B $3.7B
  80

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Integrated Power Services LLC 2021-10-19 - Secondary Buyout
Greenville, South Carolina · www.ips.us
Painters Supply & Equipment Co. 2021-08-17 - Secondary Buyout
Taylor, Michigan · www.painters-supply.com
Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance 2021-03-29 - Growth Capital
Hampton, New Hampshire · www.siaa.net
Applied Technical Services, Inc. 2021-01-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Marietta, Georgia · www.atslab.com
Service Champions, Inc. 2021-01-01 - Secondary Buyout
Brea, California · www.servicechampions.com
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. 2020-12-15 - Secondary Buyout
Latham, New York · www.pipusa.com
ProPharma Group Holdings LLC 2020-09-22 - Secondary Buyout
Overland Park, Kansas · www.propharmagroup.com
NSi Industries LLC 2020-03-02 - Secondary Buyout
Huntersville, North Carolina · www.nsiindustries.com
Barcodes, Inc. 2019-01-23 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.barcodesinc.com
Integro Insurance Brokers 2018-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.integrogroup.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ProPharma Group Holdings LLC 2020-09-22 The Planet Group LLC 2021-05-27 4
Overland Park, Kansas · www.propharmagroup.com Deerfield, Illinois · www.theplanetgroup.com
Aero Precision Industries, Inc. 2016-08-23 Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. 2020-03-02 1
Livermore, California · www.aeroprecision.com El Segundo, California · www.kellstromdefense.com
Barcodes, Inc. 2019-01-23 Plasco, Inc. 2019-08-15 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.barcodesinc.com Miami, Florida · www.plascoid.com
Addison Group 2016-12-19 DLC, Inc. (DLC Group) 2019-01-30 5
Chicago, Illinois · www.addisongroup.com Woodland Hills, California · www.dlcinc.com
Addison Group 2016-12-19 Mondo 2018-12-10 4
Chicago, Illinois · www.addisongroup.com New York, New York · www.mondo.com
Evans Analytical Group LLC 2008-09-25 Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories, Inc. (ABC Laboratories) 2015-07-08 9
Sunnyvale, California · www.eaglabs.com Columbia, Missouri · www.abclabs.com
Fischbein LLC 2013-05-13 Marlen International, Inc. 2014-03-11 1
Statesville, North Carolina · www.fischbein.com Riverside, Missouri · www.marlen.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (17%) 120M (100%) 7 (14%) 120M (4%)
Insurance 1 (6%) - 4 (8%) 39M (1%)
Aerospace 1 (6%) - 4 (8%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) 616M (19%)
Safety/Security 2 (11%) - 3 (6%) 472M (15%)
Packaging - - 3 (6%) 77M (2%)
Healthcare Services 2 (11%) - 3 (6%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) 1.6B (48%)
Electronics - - 2 (4%) 147M (5%)
Media 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Retail - - 2 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) 234M (7%)
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 $120M 49 $3.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 18 (100%) 120M (100%) 47 (96%) 3.1B (95%)
  California 5 (28%) 120M (100%) 8 (16%) 120M (4%)
  Illinois 2 (11%) - 5 (10%) 1.6B (48%)
  North Carolina 3 (17%) - 4 (8%) 616M (19%)
  Ohio - - 4 (8%) 77M (2%)
  Texas - - 3 (6%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) 39M (1%)
  New York 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
  Georgia 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (4%) -
  Florida - - 2 (4%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (2%) 472M (15%)
  Maryland - - 1 (2%) 234M (7%)
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Maine - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
Taiwan - - 1 (2%) 147M (5%)
Bermuda - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 18 (100%) 120M (100%) 47 (96%) 3.1B (95%)
Cross-border - - 2 (4%) 147M (5%)
Total 18 $120M 49 $3.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 11 (61%) - 22 (45%) 1.2B (36%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (17%) 120M (100%) 19 (39%) 354M (11%)
Divestiture 2 (11%) - 5 (10%) 1.7B (53%)
Growth Capital 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 $120M 49 $3.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 16 (52%) 675M (18%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (19%) 3.1B (82%)
Trade Sale 5 (16%) -
IPO 3 (10%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Total 31 $3.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
2
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
2
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
5
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.6B
< $100M 2 $116M
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest Dresser, Inc.
$1.6B (2001-04-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.5B
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Norcross Safety Products LLC
$1.2B (2008-05-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
45%
22 (45%)
Strategic(s)
10%
5 (10%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
52%
16 (52%)
Strategic(s)
29%
9 (29%)

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