Park Avenue Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Park Avenue Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are automotive (10%) and building materials (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and growth capital (10%). In total, Park Avenue Equity Partners has invested in 6 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Thomas Concrete for $177M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Park Avenue Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold Liberty Tire Recycling for $260M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Park Avenue Equity Partners

New York, New York
United States
www.pkave.com
paepinfo@pkave.com

Park Avenue Equity Partners is a private equity firm that seeks investments in North American middle-market companies operating in basic industries. Areas of interest include construction, solid waste, transportation, recycling, healthcare and financial services. Park Avenue looks to invest $50 million per transaction and has an investment horizon of five to seven years. Park Avenue Equity Partners was formed in 1999 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Renewable Energy, Retail, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 350
Target EBITDA 5 40
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $177M $177M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $491M $491M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DeVilbiss Healthcare LLC 2015-07-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Somerset, Pennsylvania · www.devilbisshealthcare.com
Joerns Healthcare, Inc. 2010-08-09 - Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.joerns.com
DynaVox Systems LLC 2010-01-06 - IPO
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.dynavoxtech.com
Liberty Tire Recycling LLC 2008-11-05 260M USD Secondary Buyout
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.libertytire.com
Thomas Concrete, Inc. 2007-04-03 177M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Atlanta, Georgia · www.coastalconcrete.com
Meyer Material Co. 2006-06-26 231M USD Add-on Acquisition
McHenry, Illinois
Impact Products LLC 2006-03-21 - Secondary Buyout
Toledo, Ohio · www.impact-products.com
Condor Automotive Group LLC 2006-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Chester, Pennsylvania
OPENFIELD Solutions, Inc. 2005-09-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.openfieldsolutions.com
Meyer Material Co. 2005-04-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
McHenry, Illinois
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials 1 (33%) 177M (100%) 1 (10%) 177M (100%)
Automotive 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (10%) -
Environmental - - 1 (10%) -
Financial Services 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (10%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (10%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (10%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (10%) -
Retail - - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 $177M 10 $177M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) 177M (100%) 10 (100%) 177M (100%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (33%) - 4 (40%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (20%) -
  Georgia 1 (33%) 177M (100%) 1 (10%) 177M (100%)
  California 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (10%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 $177M 10 $177M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (67%) 177M (100%) 7 (70%) 177M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (10%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (10%) -
Venture 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 $177M 10 $177M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (43%) 260M (53%)
Trade Sale 3 (43%) 231M (47%)
IPO 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $491M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $177M
TOTAL $177M
Largest Thomas Concrete, Inc.
$177M (2007-04-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $491M
TOTAL $491M
Largest Liberty Tire Recycling LLC
$260M (2008-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
6 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
3 33%

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