Praesidian Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Praesidian Capital has acquired 1 company.

Praesidian Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (14%) and insurance (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (37%) and recapitalization (32%). In total, Praesidian Capital has invested in 15 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Praesidian Capital has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (46%). 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 Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity44
    • M&A Sell Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 40

Praesidian Capital

2 Madison Avenue,
New York, New York 10538
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 $15 and $200 million and EBITDA between $5 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, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Food, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Restaurants, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, 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 15 200
Target EBITDA 5 20
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 42 1 - 1 - - 44
Sell (2.6/yr) # 11 5 2 2 1 3 24
vol $140M $140M
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
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
PromptCare, Inc. 2017-03-09 - Secondary Buyout
Clark, New Jersey · www.promptcare.net
Etransmedia Technology, Inc. 2017-01-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Troy, New York · www.etransmedia.com
Datamyne, Inc. 2016-12-23 53M USD Add-on Acquisition
Miami, Florida · www.thedatamyne.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ocean State Innovations 2011-10-01 ColorWorks 2020-01-07 4
Portsmouth, Rhode Island · www.brandandoppenheimer.com Elizabethton, Tennessee
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
Ocean State Innovations 2011-10-01 General Fabrics Co. 2018-02-08 3
Portsmouth, Rhode Island · www.brandandoppenheimer.com Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Worldwise, Inc. 2011-04-29 PetEgo LLC 2018-01-16 2
Novato, California · www.worldwise.com Chicago, Illinois · www.petego.com
Ocean State Innovations 2011-10-01 Cutting Edge TexStyles LLC 2017-05-11 2
Portsmouth, Rhode Island · www.brandandoppenheimer.com Bedford, Massachusetts · www.cetexstyles.com
Worldwise, Inc. 2011-04-29 Sherpa's Pet Trading Co. 2016-10-11 1
Novato, California · www.worldwise.com New York, New York · www.sherpapet.com
Ocean State Innovations 2011-10-01 Performance Textiles, Inc. 2014-01-21 1
Portsmouth, Rhode Island · www.brandandoppenheimer.com Portsmouth, Rhode Island · www.perftex.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 6 (14%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Consumer Services 2 (13%) - 3 (7%) -
Insurance 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Restaurants 2 (13%) - 3 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (13%) - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (5%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Transportation - - 2 (5%) -
Agriculture - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Defense 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Food 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Gaming - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 16 - 44 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (94%) - 42 (95%) -
  California 5 (31%) - 9 (20%) -
  New Jersey 3 (19%) - 6 (14%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 6 (14%) -
  Texas - - 4 (9%) -
  New Hampshire 2 (13%) - 3 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 3 (7%) -
  Utah 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  Montana - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Domestic 15 (94%) - 42 (95%) -
Cross-border 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Total 16 - 44 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (25%) - 16 (36%) -
Recapitalization 5 (31%) - 14 (32%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (31%) - 9 (20%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 16 - 44 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (50%) -
Trade Sale 6 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (8%) 140M (100%)
Unknown 2 (8%) -
IPO 1 (4%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Total 24 $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
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
59%
13 59%
Strategic(s)
41%
9 41%

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