Praesidian Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Mezzanine Finance Firm Profile

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

Praesidian Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and consumer services (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (38%) and recapitalization (28%). In total, Praesidian Capital has invested in 20 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Praesidian Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%). 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 Activity78
    • M&A Buy Activity50
    • M&A Sell Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 29
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 41

Praesidian Capital

525 NW 11 Street, Suite 205,
Oklahoma City, New York 73103
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, Nordic

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 49 - 1 - - - 50
Sell (1.2/yr) # 22 3 2 - - 1 28
vol $140M $140M
  78

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Autobahn Indoor Speedway LLC 2024-01-10 - Trade Sale
Jessup, Maryland · www.autobahnspeed.com
Worldwise, Inc. 2021-09-28 - Secondary Sale
Novato, California · www.worldwise.com
Remedy Health Media LLC 2021-09-27 - Secondary Sale
New York, New York · www.remedyhealthmedia.com
Round 2 Corp. 2021-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
South Bend, Indiana · www.round2corp.com
PlanetHome Group GmbH 2020-03-03 - Secondary Sale
Munich, Germany · www.planethome.de
Granite Seed Co. 2020-02-26 - Trade Sale
Lehi, Utah · www.graniteseed.com
Resolution Economics LLC 2020-01-06 - Secondary Sale
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)
Jessup, Maryland · www.autobahnspeed.com
Redeem Ltd. 2018-09-23 - Secondary Sale
Bathgate, United Kingdom · www.redeem.co.uk
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 - - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 3 (6%) -
Insurance - - 3 (6%) -
Restaurants - - 3 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (4%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (4%) -
Machinery - - 2 (4%) -
Retail 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
Agriculture - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Defense 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Gaming - - 1 (2%) -
Leisure - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 8 - 50 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 8 (100%) - 47 (94%) -
  California 2 (25%) - 9 (18%) -
  New York - - 7 (14%) -
  New Jersey 1 (13%) - 5 (10%) -
  Texas - - 4 (8%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 3 (6%) -
  Utah 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
  New Hampshire - - 2 (4%) -
  Florida - - 2 (4%) -
  South Carolina 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (2%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  Montana - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 2 (4%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 8 (100%) - 47 (94%) -
Cross-border - - 3 (6%) -
Total 8 - 50 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (25%) - 19 (38%) -
Recapitalization 2 (25%) - 14 (28%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 11 (22%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (6%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (2%) -
Total 8 - 50 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 13 (46%) -
Trade Sale 8 (29%) -
Unknown 3 (11%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (7%) 140M (100%)
IPO 1 (4%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Total 28 $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%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
46%
13 (46%)
Strategic(s)
39%
11 (39%)

FAQ

When was Praesidian Capital founded?

Praesidian Capital was founded in 2002.

What type of investor is Praesidian Capital?

Praesidian Capital is a mezzanine finance firm.

Where is Praesidian Capital headquartered?

Praesidian Capital is headquartered in Oklahoma City, New York.

How much capital does Praesidian Capital have under management?

Praesidian Capital has 1.0B USD under management.

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