M&A Deal Summary

Quad-C Management Acquires A. Stucki

On June 29, 2010, private equity firm Quad-C Management, Inc. acquired manufacturing company A. Stucki Co. from The Gladstone Companies for 52M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Quad-C Management’s 3rd transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is Quad-C Management’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Quad-C Management’s 21st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Quad-C Management’s 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.
Investment Fate
  • A. Stucki was sold to a strategic buyer in 2015.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-06-29
Target A. Stucki Co.
Sector Manufacturing
Buyer(s) Quad-C Management, Inc.
Sellers(s) The Gladstone Companies
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 52M USD
Advisor(s) UBS Investment Bank (Financial)

Target

A. Stucki Co.

Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States
website
A. Stucki Co. is a supplier of new and reconditioned railcar components selling to railcar OEMs, railroads, railcar leasing companies, and shippers that own railcars.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Quad-C Management, Inc.

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 3.0B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Quad-C Management, Inc. is a generalist private equity firm that makes control investments in middle-market companies operating in a wide range of industries. Target sector's include building products, business-to-business services, consumer products, distribution/logistics, equipment rental, financial services, healthcare, light manufacturing, packaging, restaurants, security, and specialty chemicals. Quad-C's target investment size is $25 to $125 million in businesses valued between $50 and $500 million and with EBITDA greater than $10 million. Prospective transaction types include recapitalizations/family successions, management buyouts, and industry consolidations. Quad-C was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 22 of 56
Sector (Manufacturing) 3 of 4
Type (Secondary Buyout) 6 of 14
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 21 of 53
Year (2010) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Document Technologies, Inc. is the largest privately held legal process outsourcing company in the US serving law firms and corporations. DTI helps its clients accelerate the changes they must make to remain competitive.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-08-09 Joerns Healthcare, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Joerns Healthcare, Inc. is a manufacturer of equipment and provider of wound therapy solutions for the care and handling of patients in post-acute healthcare settings.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

The Gladstone Companies

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Lender
Founded 2001
PE ASSETS 2.0B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

The Gladstone Companies manages a series of publicly traded investment vehicles and looks to make debt and equity investments in US-based small to middle-market businesses. The Firm focuses on second lien debt, mezzanine debt, secured and unsecured subordinated loans, equity and real estate sale leasebacks. Target investments generally range from $5 to $30 million in companies with over $3 million in EBITDA. Target sectors include manufacturing, industrial products, business and government Services, media, communications, consumer products and services, healthcare services, transportation, specialty chemicals, and energy services. The Gladstone Companies was formed in 2001 and is based in McLean, Virginia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 15
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 4
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 8
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 1 of 15
Year (2010) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Hudson, Massachusetts, United States

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-10-27 DPMS

Santa Clara, California, United States

Danco Machine is a provider of precision machines and assembled components primarily to the medical device and defense industries. Danco Machine was founded in 1979 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

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