Praesidian Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Praesidian Capital has acquired 3 companies.

Praesidian Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (13%) and insurance (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (39%) and recapitalization (29%). In total, Praesidian Capital has invested in 18 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Praesidian Capital has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (44%). Praesidian Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Sun Water Systems for $87M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity74
    • M&A Buy Activity49
    • M&A Sell Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 41

Praesidian Capital

2 Madison Avenue,
Larchmont, New York 10539
United States
(212) 520-2600
www.praesidian.com
info@praesidian.com

Praesidian Capital is a mezzanine debt provider for middle-market companies throughout the US and Europe. Praesidian looks to provide junior capital to businesses with revenues between $3 and $100 million and EBITDA between $250k and $20 million. Capital is typically used to support acquisitions, management/leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and restructurings. Praesidian will not invest in oil & gas exploration, financial services, real estate, or start-ups. Praesidian Capital was formed in 2002 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Food, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Restaurants, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 3 100
Target EBITDA 0 20
Investment Size 0 100
Enterprise Value 1 100
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 45 1 2 - - 1 49
Sell (1.8/yr) # 16 3 2 1 3 - 25
vol $140M $140M
  74

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Round 2 Corp. LLC 2021-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
South Bend, Indiana · www.round2corp.com
PlanetHome Group GmbH 2020-03-03 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.planethome.de
Granite Seed Co. 2020-02-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Lehi, Utah · www.graniteseed.com
Resolution Economics LLC 2020-01-06 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.resecon.com
JD Beauty Group 2019-03-11 - Merger
Hauppauge, New York · www.jdbeauty.com
Autobahn Indoor Speedway LLC 2018-11-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tampa, Florida · www.autobahnspeed.com
Redeem Ltd. 2018-09-23 - Secondary Buyout
Bathgate, United Kingdom · www.redeem.co.uk
Green Circuits, Inc. 2018-07-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Jose, California · www.greencircuits.com
Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. 2018-04-23 - Secondary Buyout
Greensboro, Georgia · www.meridianwaste.com
Remedy Health Media LLC 2017-11-29 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.remedyhealthmedia.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Green Circuits, Inc. 2018-07-12 Power Design Services LLC 2018-07-12 1
San Jose, California · www.greencircuits.com San Jose, California · www.powerdesignservices.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 6 (12%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 3 (6%) -
Insurance - - 3 (6%) -
Restaurants - - 3 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (4%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Machinery - - 2 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Retail 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Agriculture - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Defense 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Gaming - - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 49 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (100%) - 47 (96%) -
  California 3 (25%) - 9 (18%) -
  New York 1 (8%) - 7 (14%) -
  New Jersey 2 (17%) - 6 (12%) -
  Texas - - 4 (8%) -
  Florida 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 3 (6%) -
  Utah 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
  New Hampshire - - 2 (4%) -
  South Carolina 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (2%) -
  Montana - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 2 (4%) -
Domestic 12 (100%) - 47 (96%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (4%) -
Total 12 - 49 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (17%) - 19 (39%) -
Recapitalization 3 (25%) - 14 (29%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (42%) - 11 (22%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (17%) - 3 (6%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 49 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (48%) -
Trade Sale 6 (24%) -
Unknown 3 (12%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (8%) 140M (100%)
IPO 1 (4%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Total 25 $140M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 2 $140M
TOTAL $140M
Largest Sun Water Systems, Inc. (dba Aquasana)
$87M (2016-08-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
4 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
48%
12 (48%)
Strategic(s)
36%
9 (36%)

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