RF Investment Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Mezzanine Finance Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, RF Investment Partners has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 8 others.

RF Investment Partners’ most common sectors for investment aresoftware (23%) and business services (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and growth capital (33%). In total, RF Investment Partners has invested in 19 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, RF Investment Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). RF Investment Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Lugano Diamonds & Jewelry for $256M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity37
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10

RF Investment Partners

RF Investment Partners

501 Madison Avenue, Suite 1401,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 590-2440
www.rf-partners.com

RF Investment Partners is a private investment firm focused on providing flexible capital solutions to small and mid-sized companies. The Firm looks to invest $10 to $40 million of equity/debt capital capital to support businesses with at least $10 million of revenue. Funds are generally used to support buyouts, recapitalizations, acquisitions, shareholder liquidity needs, and family successions. RF Investment Partners was formed in 2016 and is headquartered in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Software, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 2 10
Investment Size 10 40
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 12 2 7 7 3 - 31
Sell (1.0/yr) # 1 - 3 1 1 - 6
vol $256M $256M
  37

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Nextpoint, Inc. 2023-07-25 - Growth Capital
Chicago, United States · www.nextpoint.com
High-End Home Services Co. 2023-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, United States
GrowthZone 2023-05-16 - Secondary Sale
Nisswa, Minnesota · www.growthzone.com
Ally Waste 2023-02-09 - Growth Capital
Mesa, Arizona · www.allywaste.com
Riverside Oral Surgery Management, LLC 2022-12-19 - Stake Purchase
River Edge, New Jersey · www.riversideoralsurgery.com
Blackthorn.io, Inc. 2022-11-17 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.blackthorn.io
Health Media Network LLC 2022-10-21 - Trade Sale
Norwalk, Connecticut · www.hmnads.com
MAX Surgical Specialty Management 2022-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hackensack, New Jersey · www.max-ssm.com
Allied Payment Network, Inc. 2022-06-15 - Growth Capital
Fort Wayne, Indiana · www.alliedpayment.com
OffenderWatch 2022-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Covington, Louisiana · www.offenderwatch.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Comply365 LLC 2020-12-14 Vistair Systems Ltd. 2024-01-08 1
Beloit, Wisconsin · www.comply365.com Bristol, United Kingdom · www.vistair.com
InterCool USA LLC 2019-06-01 Freije-RSC Engineering Solutions Co. - Industrial Refrigeration Division 2019-07-01 1
Carrollton, Texas · www.intercoolusa.com , Indiana

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 6 (27%) - 7 (23%) -
Business Services 3 (14%) - 5 (16%) -
Healthcare Services 4 (18%) - 4 (13%) -
Consumer Products 2 (9%) - 3 (10%) -
Internet Software and Services 3 (14%) - 3 (10%) -
Distribution - - 2 (6%) -
Engineering 2 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
Construction - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Environmental 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Marketing - - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 - 31 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 21 (95%) - 30 (97%) -
  New Jersey 3 (14%) - 4 (13%) -
  Wisconsin 2 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
  Tennessee 2 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
  Florida 2 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
  Texas 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
  New York 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
  Louisiana 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
  California - - 2 (6%) -
  Utah 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Indiana 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (3%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (3%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) -
Canada 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Ontario 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 - 31 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (50%) - 13 (42%) -
Growth Capital 7 (32%) - 10 (32%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 3 (10%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Consolidation 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 - 31 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (50%) 256M (100%)
Merger 1 (17%) -
Stake Sale 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $256M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $256M
TOTAL $256M
Largest Lugano Diamonds & Jewelry, Inc.
$256M (2021-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
3 (10%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
67%
4 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)

FAQ

When was RF Investment Partners founded?

RF Investment Partners was founded in 2016.

What type of investor is RF Investment Partners?

RF Investment Partners is a mezzanine finance firm.

Where is RF Investment Partners headquartered?

RF Investment Partners is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does RF Investment Partners have under management?

RF Investment Partners has 683M USD under management.

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