Platte River Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Platte River Equity has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Platte River Equity’s most common sectors for investment areenergy services and equipment (22%) and aerospace (19%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and secondary buyout (19%). In total, Platte River Equity has invested in 19 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Platte River Equity has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (39%). Platte River Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Hetsco for $33M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity50
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

Platte River Equity

Platte River Equity

200 Fillmore Street, Suite 200,
Denver, Colorado 80206
United States
(303) 292-7300
www.platteriverequity.com
info@platteriverequity.com

Platte River Equity is a private equity firm focused on investing in small and middle-market private companies based in the US. Platte River generally invests $25 to $100 million of equity capital per transaction and looks for businesses that can benefit from the Firm's operating expertise. Sectors of interest include aerospace manufacturing and services, metals, chemicals, energy and energy services, natural resources, financial services, and communications. Platte River typically targets control investment situations, but will opportunistically pursue minority investments. Platte River Equity was formed in 2006 and is based in Denver, Colorado.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Chemicals, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Infrastructure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Safety/Security

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 250
Target EBITDA 8 30
Investment Size 25 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 27 - 1 2 2 - 32
Sell (1.0/yr) # 13 1 2 1 1 - 18
vol $33M $33M
  50

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TIPCO Technologies 2023-12-05 - Growth Capital
Owings Mills, Maryland · www.tipcotech.com
GME Supply Co. 2023-07-18 - Secondary Sale
Columbia, Missouri · www.gmesupply.com
Womack Machine Supply Co. 2023-02-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dallas, Texas · www.womackmachine.com
Belt Power LLC 2022-08-23 - Secondary Buyout
Marietta, Georgia · www.beltpower.com
Vertical Supply Group 2022-04-12 - Secondary Sale
Greensboro, North Carolina · www.verticalsupplygroup.com
Turf Care Supply LLC 2022-01-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brunswick, Ohio · www.turfcaresupply.com
Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. 2021-10-04 - Secondary Buyout
Sandy Hook, Connecticut · www.mesfire.com
MetCon Technologies, LLC 2021-10-01 - Sold to Management
Monaca, Pennsylvania · www.metconllc.com
In-Place Machining Co. LLC 2021-09-22 - Secondary Sale
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.inplace.com
CTS Engines LLC 2020-12-28 - Secondary Sale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.ctsengines.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) - 7 (22%) -
Aerospace - - 6 (19%) -
Distribution 4 (44%) - 5 (16%) -
Chemicals 2 (22%) - 3 (9%) -
Machinery - - 2 (6%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (6%) -
Metals/Mining - - 2 (6%) -
Agriculture 1 (11%) - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (11%) - 1 (3%) -
Marine - - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 32 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (100%) - 31 (97%) -
  Illinois 2 (22%) - 4 (13%) -
  Texas 1 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
  Colorado - - 3 (9%) -
  Georgia 2 (22%) - 2 (6%) -
  Connecticut 2 (22%) - 2 (6%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (6%) -
  California - - 2 (6%) -
  Washington - - 2 (6%) -
  Maryland 1 (11%) - 1 (3%) -
  Ohio 1 (11%) - 1 (3%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (3%) -
  Florida - - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (3%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (3%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (3%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
Canada - - 1 (3%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 9 (100%) - 31 (97%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 32 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (33%) - 12 (38%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (22%) - 6 (19%) -
Growth Capital 2 (22%) - 5 (16%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 3 (9%) -
Stake Purchase - - 3 (9%) -
Consolidation 1 (11%) - 2 (6%) -
Divestiture 1 (11%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 32 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (39%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (22%) 33M (100%)
Trade Sale 2 (11%) -
Unknown 2 (11%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (6%) -
IPO 1 (6%) -
Sold to Management 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $33M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
St. Charles Capital
1
Legal Deals
Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott
19

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $33M
TOTAL $33M
Largest Hetsco, Inc.
$33M (2013-04-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
19%
6 (19%)
Strategic(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
39%
7 (39%)
Strategic(s)
33%
6 (33%)

FAQ

When was Platte River Equity founded?

Platte River Equity was founded in 2006.

What type of investor is Platte River Equity?

Platte River Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Platte River Equity headquartered?

Platte River Equity is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

How much capital does Platte River Equity have under management?

Platte River Equity has 1.6B USD under management.

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