Pennington Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 1

Pennington Partners & Co.

30 North LaSalle, Suite 1620,
Chicago, Illinois 60602
United States
(312) 346-1800

Pennington Partners & Co. is a private equity investment firm that focuses on middle-market companies located throughout US. The Firm targets companies with profitability of history, sustainable cash flow, attractive growth characteristics and defensible market position. It looks to invests $5 - $10 million and in conjunction with co-investors can invest more. Specific areas of interest include business services, consumer services, financial services, food processing, restaurants, consumer products and manufacturing. It does not seek to invest in real estate and oil and gas. Types of transaction include MBOs, recapitalizations, equity buy-ins and growth capital financing. Pennington Partners & Co. was formed in 1991 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Restaurants

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SVS Vision Holding Co. 2007-03-19 - Sold to Management
Mount Clemens, Michigan
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. 2001-03-02 - IPO
Atlanta, Georgia ·
MainStreet Healthcare Corp. 1999-01-01 - Trade Sale
Austell, Georgia
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Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (33%) -
Sold to Management 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Dresner Partners

M&A Connections

Exited to
1 (33%)


When was Pennington Partners & Co. founded?

Pennington Partners & Co. was founded in 1991.

What type of investor is Pennington Partners & Co.?

Pennington Partners & Co. is a private equity firm.

Where is Pennington Partners & Co. headquartered?

Pennington Partners & Co. is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

How much capital does Pennington Partners & Co. have under management?

Pennington Partners & Co. has 90M USD under management.

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