Ridgewood Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Ridgewood Capital’s most common sectors for investment are software (34%) and semiconductors (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (67%) and growth capital (17%). In total, Ridgewood Capital has invested in 7 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Atempo for $22M.

In the last 3 years, Ridgewood Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 2

Ridgewood Capital

14 Philips Parkway,
Montvale, New Jersey 07645
United States
(201) 447-9000
www.ridgewoodcapital.com
onlineservices@ridgewoodcapital.com

Ridgewood Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in high-growth energy technology companies. Ridgewood looks for opportunities 'that are poised to meet the challenges brought on by the imbalance between the demand and supply of fossil fuels and the need of businesses and governments to become more energy efficient in order to meet requirements to reduce harmful emissions'. Ridgewood Capital is part of the The Ridgewood Companies, an investment group that also invests in oil/gas opportunities and renewable energy.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Communications, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
vol $22M $22M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 9 - - 1 - - 10
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Neptune Regional Transmission System LLC (Neptune RTS) 2018-03-14 - Unknown
Fairfield, Connecticut · www.neptunerts.com
Neptune Regional Transmission System LLC (Neptune RTS) 2015-12-22 - Secondary Buyout
Fairfield, Connecticut · www.neptunerts.com
Accend, Inc. 2012-12-31 - Venture
Austin, Texas · www.accend.io
Pixim, Inc. 2012-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.pixim.com
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. 2012-08-07 - IPO
San Diego, California · www.psemi.com
Scintera Networks, Inc. 2012-02-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.scintera.com
Atempo, Inc. 2011-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.atempo.com
Novariant, Inc. 2008-10-31 - Growth Capital
Fremont, California · www.novariant.com
ORBCOMM, Inc. 2007-11-01 - IPO
Rochelle Park, New Jersey · www.orbcomm.com
Volterra Semiconductor Corp. 2007-09-08 - IPO
Fremont, California · www.volterra.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software - - 4 (33%) 22M (100%)
Semiconductors - - 3 (25%) -
Utilities - - 2 (17%) -
Communications - - 1 (8%) -
Information Services - - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (100%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 1 - 12 $22M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (100%) - 12 (100%) 22M (100%)
  California 1 (100%) - 6 (50%) 22M (100%)
  Washington - - 1 (8%) -
  Texas - - 1 (8%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (8%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (8%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (8%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (8%) -
Total 1 - 12 $22M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture - - 8 (67%) 22M (100%)
Growth Capital 1 (100%) - 2 (17%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (8%) -
Total 1 - 12 $22M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 4 (40%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (30%) -
Trade Sale 2 (20%) -
Unknown 1 (10%) -
Total 10 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Loop Capital Markets LLC
1
Legal Deals
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $22M
Largest Atempo, Inc.
$22M (2007-09-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
5 100%

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