Pharos Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Pharos Capital Group has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Pharos Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment arehealthcare services (39%) and business services (13%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and venture (24%). In total, Pharos Capital Group has invested in 15 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired American Beacon Advisors for $480M.

In the last 3 years, Pharos Capital Group has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (48%). Pharos Capital Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2004 when it sold IASIS Healthcare for $1.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity62
    • M&A Buy Activity39
    • M&A Sell Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 6

Pharos Capital Group

Pharos Capital Group LLC

3889 Maple Avenue, Suite 400,
Dallas, Texas 75219
United States
(214) 855-0194
www.pharosfunds.com
info@pharosfunds.com

Pharos Capital Group is a private equity firm that provides later-stage equity funding to companies at or near cash-flow break even. Investment funds are typically used to support growth, acquisitions, management buyouts, or recapitalization. Pharos looks to commit $20 to $50 million per transaction. Target sectors include healthcare, business services, and technology. Pharos prefers US-based opportunities. Pharos Capital Group was formed in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Marketing, Medical Products, Semiconductors, Software, Staffing

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 10 -
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size 20 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 32 1 2 2 1 1 39
vol $480M $480M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 19 - 1 2 1 - 23
vol $2.8B $2.8B
  62

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RhythMedix LLC 2024-01-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mt. Laurel, New Jersey · www.rhythmedix.com
MOTION PT Group 2023-02-01 - Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.motionptg.com
Baroco Corp. 2023-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Northampton, Massachusetts · www.baroco.com
Renal Care 360 2022-09-12 - Growth Capital
Franklin, Tennessee · www.renalcare360.com
TechLab, Inc. 2022-08-22 - Trade Sale
Blacksburg, Virginia · www.techlab.com
Sanderling Renal Services LLC 2022-05-16 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.srs-usa.com
Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc. 2022-03-28 - Secondary Sale
Kalamazoo, Michigan · www.beaconspecialized.org
Thema Health Services 2021-10-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Phoenix, Arizona · www.themaaz.com
Vantage Surgical Solutions, Inc. 2021-09-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brentwood, Tennessee · www.vantageoutsourcing.com
EB Employee Solutions LLC 2021-06-09 - Secondary Sale
White Plains, New York · www.differencecard.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Sona Dermatology 2016-01-05 Sona MedSpa International, Inc. 2016-01-20 1
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.sonaderm.com Charlotte, North Carolina · www.sonamedspa.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 6 (50%) - 15 (38%) -
Business Services 2 (17%) - 5 (13%) -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - 4 (10%) -
Consumer Services 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (5%) -
Media - - 2 (5%) -
Staffing 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (3%) 480M (100%)
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Electronics - - 1 (3%) -
Franchising - - 1 (3%) -
Marketing - - 1 (3%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (3%) -
Total 12 - 39 $480M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 38 (97%) 480M (100%)
  Tennessee 4 (33%) - 10 (26%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (8%) - 5 (13%) -
  Texas - - 4 (10%) 480M (100%)
  Florida 1 (8%) - 3 (8%) -
  Arizona 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
  Utah 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
  California - - 2 (5%) -
  New York - - 2 (5%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (5%) -
  Louisiana 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (3%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (3%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (3%) -
France - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 12 (100%) - 38 (97%) 480M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (3%) -
Total 12 - 39 $480M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 9 (75%) - 17 (44%) -
Venture - - 9 (23%) -
Growth Capital 2 (17%) - 4 (10%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (5%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (3%) 480M (100%)
Add-on Acquisition 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (3%) -
Going Private - - 1 (3%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (3%) -
Total 12 - 39 $480M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (30%) 2.0B (72%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (30%) 763M (28%)
Trade Sale 6 (26%) -
IPO 2 (9%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Total 23 $2.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Duff & Phelps Corp.
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
2
McGuireWoods LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $480M
TOTAL $480M
Largest American Beacon Advisors, Inc.
$480M (2008-09-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.3B
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest IASIS Healthcare Corp.
$1.4B (2004-06-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
6 (26%)
Strategic(s)
57%
13 (57%)

FAQ

When was Pharos Capital Group founded?

Pharos Capital Group was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Pharos Capital Group?

Pharos Capital Group is a private equity firm.

Where is Pharos Capital Group headquartered?

Pharos Capital Group is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

How much capital does Pharos Capital Group have under management?

Pharos Capital Group has 1.0B USD under management.

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