Pilgrim Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Pilgrim Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (24%) and consumer products (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (77%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, Pilgrim Capital Partners has invested in 10 US states.

In the last 3 years, Pilgrim Capital Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10

Pilgrim Capital Partners, LLC

79 Pilgrim Lane,
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
United States
(203) 521-0027
www.pilgrimcap.com
cdaley@pilgrimcap.com

Pilgrim Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in change of ownership and growth equity transactions. Pilgrim looks for established, middle-market companies operating in defensible markets. Prospective companies generally have sales of $10 to $100 million and operating profits of at least $2 million. Pilgrim has a preference for East Coast and Midwest-based opportunities, however the Firm will consider investments nationwide. Pilgrim Capital Partners was formed in 2006 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Plastics, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Transportation, Utilities

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 12 1 - - - - 13
Sell (0.2/yr) # 13 - - - - 1 14
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Water-Jel Technologies LLC 2020-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlstadt, New Jersey · www.waterjel.com
Water-Jel Technologies LLC 2016-06-28 - Secondary Buyout
Carlstadt, New Jersey · www.waterjel.com
Heat Seal LLC 2015-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cleveland, Ohio · www.heatsealco.com
Controlled Products Systems Group, Inc. 2014-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, New Mexico · www.controlledproducts.com
LSO, Inc. 2014-04-24 - Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.lso.com
Compression Polymers Group/VYCOM 2013-09-30 - Secondary Buyout
Scranton, Pennsylvania · www.cpg-vycom.com
Imperial Headwear, Inc. 2012-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Bourbon, Missouri · www.imperialsports.com
LSO, Inc. 2011-05-11 - Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.lso.com
Floor and Decor Outlets of America, Inc. 2010-12-03 - Secondary Buyout
Atlanta, Georgia · www.flooranddecoroutlets.com
AlanizMetroGroup LLC 2005-08-01 - Secondary Buyout
Mt Pleasant, Iowa · www.alanizmetrogroup.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 3 (23%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (15%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (8%) -
Machinery 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
Marketing - - 1 (8%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (8%) -
Plastics - - 1 (8%) -
Retail - - 1 (8%) -
Transportation - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 13 (100%) -
  Texas - - 2 (15%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (15%) -
  California - - 2 (15%) -
  Ohio 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
  Arkansas 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (8%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (8%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (8%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (8%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 10 (77%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (23%) -
Total 2 - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 9 (64%) -
Trade Sale 2 (14%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) -
Sold to Management 1 (7%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) -
Total 14 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
75%
12 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
4 25%

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