OpenGate Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, OpenGate Capital has acquired 15 companies.

OpenGate Capital’s most common sectors for investment are electrical equipment (12%) and chemicals (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (69%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%). In total, OpenGate Capital has invested in 12 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired EverZinc for $160M.

In the last 3 years, OpenGate Capital has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (32%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity64
    • M&A Buy Activity45
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 4

OpenGate Capital LLC

10250 Constellation Boulevard, 17th Floor,
Los Angeles, California 90067
United States
(310) 432-7000
www.opengatecapital.com
anikou@opengatecapital.com

OpenGate Capital is a private investment firm focused on acquiring divestitures of larger public corporations or troubled companies needing restructuring. OpenGate does not focus any particular industry and will consider opportunities throughout North America and Europe. The Firm's target company size range is $50 million to $1 billion. OpenGate Capital was formed in 2005 and has offices in Los Angeles and Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Digital Media, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Forest Products, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Publishing, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin/South America

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 29 1 3 7 2 3 45
vol $202M $77M $279M
Sell (1.2/yr) # 13 1 2 2 - 1 19
  64

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ScioTeq 2021-03-02 - Divestiture
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.scioteq.com
Treality SVS LLC 2021-03-02 - Divestiture
Xenia, Ohio · www.trealitysvs.com
Bois & Matériaux 2021-01-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Pace, France · www.boisetmateriaux.com
Solvay S.A. - Amphoteric Surfactant Manufacturing Business 2021-01-05 - Divestiture
Brussels, Illinois
Esko-Graphics bvba - Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems 2020-12-16 - Divestiture
Ghent, Belgium
Aurotech, Inc. 2020-11-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Silver Spring, Maryland · www.aurotechcorp.com
Power Partners, Inc. 2019-11-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Athens, Georgia · www.ppiway.com
CoreMedia AG 2019-11-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hamburg, Germany · www.coremedia.com
InRule Technology, Inc. 2019-08-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chicago, Illinois · www.inrule.com
Duraco, Inc. 2019-07-01 - Divestiture
Forest Park, Illinois · www.duracoinc.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Siège Social SMAC 2019-02-14 Axter 2021-03-04 2
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.smacv-sa.com Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.axter.eu
Siège Social SMAC 2019-02-14 Siege Social SMAC - Skylights Business 2021-01-25 1
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.smacv-sa.com Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Sargent and Greenleaf 2019-01-30 The Delaney Hardware Co. 2020-01-06 1
Nicholasville, Kentucky · www.sargentandgreenleaf.com Cumming, Georgia · www.delaneyinc.com
Jøtul AS (Jøtul Group) 2018-02-12 AICO S.p.A. 2018-11-07 1
Kråkerøy, Norway · www.jotul.com Palazzolo sull'Oglio BS, Italy
IVY Group 2015-06-05 NAKAN 2018-09-25 1
Reims, France · www.ivy-group.com Reims, France · www.nakan.com
Alfatherm S.p.A. 2016-06-20 Alfatherm S.p.A. - Adhesive Tape Substrate Business 2017-08-02 1
Venegono Superiore, Italy · www.alfatherm.it Venegono Superiore, Italy

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment 2 (8%) - 5 (11%) -
Chemicals 3 (12%) 160M (68%) 4 (9%) 160M (58%)
Manufacturing 3 (12%) 77M (32%) 4 (9%) 90M (32%)
Forest Products - - 3 (7%) -
Information Technology 2 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
Safety/Security 3 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
Building Materials 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Construction 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Media - - 2 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Software 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) 28M (10%)
Agriculture - - 1 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Digital Media 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marine - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 $237M 45 $279M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (36%) 77M (32%) 17 (38%) 90M (32%)
  Illinois 4 (16%) 77M (32%) 4 (9%) 77M (28%)
  Wisconsin 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Kentucky 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  California - - 1 (2%) -
France 5 (20%) - 11 (24%) 28M (10%)
Belgium 4 (16%) 160M (68%) 4 (9%) 160M (58%)
United Kingdom - - 3 (7%) -
Canada 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ontario 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
Germany 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Italy 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Brazil 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Norway 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Poland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Sweden 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Colombia - - 1 (2%) -
Finland - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 9 (36%) 77M (32%) 17 (38%) 90M (32%)
Cross-border 16 (64%) 160M (68%) 28 (62%) 189M (68%)
Total 25 $237M 45 $279M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 17 (68%) 237M (100%) 31 (69%) 279M (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (28%) - 12 (27%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Total 25 $237M 45 $279M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (32%) -
Trade Sale 6 (32%) -
Shut Down 4 (21%) -
Sold to Management 2 (11%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (5%) -
Total 19 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
2
Goetzpartners HOLDING GmbH & Co.
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $160M
< $100M 3 $118M
TOTAL $279M
Largest EverZinc
$160M (2016-06-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Strategic(s)
60%
27 (60%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
6 (32%)
Strategic(s)
26%
5 (26%)

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