Parallel Investment Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Parallel Investment Partners’ most common sectors for investment are retail (38%) and energy services and equipment (19%). The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (82%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (8%). In total, Parallel Investment Partners has invested in 14 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (30%). Parallel Investment Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Teavana for $620M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity47
    • M&A Buy Activity27
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 2

Parallel Investment Partners

3889 Maple Avenue, Parkland Hall, Suite 220,
Dallas, Texas 75219
United States
(214) 740-3610
www.parallelip.com
info@parallelip.com

Parallel Investment Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring North American middle market companies. Parallel looks for companies generating at least $10 million in revenue and valued between $10 and $100 million. Sectors of interest include business services, financial services, energy exploration, energy services, healthcare services, medical products, restaurants, retail, education, engineered products, and light manufacturing. Prospective transaction situations include recapitalizations, growth capital financings, buyouts, and divestitures. Parallel Investment Partners was formed in 1999 and is based in Dallas Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA 3 -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value 25 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 27 - - - - - 27
Sell (0.0/yr) # 20 - - - - - 20
vol $1.7B $1.7B
  47

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Accelerated Companies LLC 2014-10-01 430M USD Trade Sale - Public Company
The Woodlands, Texas · www.acceleratedproduction.com
USA Discounters Ltd. 2014-02-17 - Recapitalization
Virginia Beach, Virginia · www.usadiscounters.net
Teavana Corp. 2013-10-23 620M USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.teavana.com
Superior Auto, Inc. 2012-06-01 - Recapitalization
Angola, Indiana · www.superior-auto.com
Regional Management Corp. 2012-03-28 - IPO
Greer, South Carolina · www.regionalmanagement.com
Quartermaster, Inc. 2012-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Cerritos, California · www.qmuniforms.com
Accelerated Production Services, Inc. 2012-01-11 - Recapitalization
The Woodlands, Texas · www.centralhydraulic.net
Accelerated Companies LLC 2012-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
The Woodlands, Texas · www.acceleratedproduction.com
The Fragrance Outlet, Inc. 2010-06-01 - Recapitalization
Miramar, Florida · www.fragranceoutlet.com
New Moosejaw LLC 2009-12-14 - Recapitalization
Madison Heights, Michigan · www.moosejaw.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail - - 10 (37%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 5 (19%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
Automotive - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Environmental - - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (4%) -
Publishing - - 1 (4%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (4%) -
Total - - 27 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 27 (100%) -
  Texas - - 7 (26%) -
  California - - 4 (15%) -
  Virginia - - 2 (7%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (7%) -
  Florida - - 2 (7%) -
  Alabama - - 2 (7%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (4%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (4%) -
  New York - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (4%) -
Total - - 27 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization - - 22 (81%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (7%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (4%) -
Total - - 27 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (20%) 1.2B (72%)
IPO 4 (20%) -
Recapitalization 4 (20%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (10%) 383M (23%)
Trade Sale 2 (10%) 83M (5%)
Unknown 2 (10%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (5%) -
Merger 1 (5%) -
Total 20 $1.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
North Point Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.6B
< $100M 1 $83M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Teavana Corp.
$620M (2013-10-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
65%
11 65%
Strategic(s)
35%
6 35%

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