Rigel Associates Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Rigel Associates’ most common sectors for investment are software (67%) and semiconductors (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and growth capital (34%). In total, Rigel Associates has invested in 2 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (72%). Rigel Associates’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2003 when it sold TogetherSoft for $185M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Rigel Associates LLC

1875 South Grant St, Suite 960,
San Mateo, California 94402
United States
(650) 292-7681
www.rigelassociates.com

Rigel Associates is a private equity group focused on investing in profitable companies with opportunities for growth. Rigel looks to invest up to $20 million in businesses with at least $20 million in sales and $3 million of EBITDA. Prospective investments are typically located in the US and Canada and operate in the technology, health & wellness, business services, and clean technology industries. Target transaction situations include management and leveraged buyouts, industry consolidations, follow-on strategic financings, recapitalizations, going private, divestitures, and turnarounds. Rigel Associates is headquartered in San Mateo, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Oil/Gas Exploration, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA 3 -
Investment Size - 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $185M $185M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Flexstar Technology, Inc. 2015-10-29 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.flexstar.com
AirLink Communications, Inc. 2007-05-25 - Add-on Acquisition
, California · www.airlink.com
Flexstar Technology, Inc. 2006-09-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Jose, California · www.flexstar.com
TriVascular, Inc. 2005-04-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Rosa, California · www.trivascular.com
ZettaCom, Inc. 2004-05-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.zettacom.com
Workbrain Corp. 2003-12-11 - IPO
Toronto, Ontario · www.workbrain.com
ZettaCom, Inc. 2003-07-09 - Venture
Santa Clara, California · www.zettacom.com
TogetherSoft Corp. 2003-01-01 185M USD Add-on Acquisition
Raleigh, North Carolina
TogetherSoft Corp. 2001-03-01 - Growth Capital
Raleigh, North Carolina
Eloquent, Inc. 2000-02-17 - IPO
San Mateo, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software - - 2 (67%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (33%) -
Total - - 3 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 3 (100%) -
  California - - 2 (67%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (33%) -
Total - - 3 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (33%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (33%) -
Venture - - 1 (33%) -
Total - - 3 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (57%) 185M (100%)
IPO 2 (29%) -
Trade Sale 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $185M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $185M
Largest TogetherSoft Corp.
$185M (2003-01-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
5 100%

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