River Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

River Capital’s most common sectors for investment are distribution (23%) and aerospace (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, River Capital has invested in 6 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

River Capital, Inc.

4200 Northside Parkway, Building 14, Suite 250,
Atlanta, Georgia 30327
United States
(404) 873-2166
www.river-capital.com
info@river-capital.com

River Capital, Inc. is a private investment firm that targets buyout, recapitalization and expansion capital investments in the Southeast US. River Capital looks to commit $3 to $7 million of equity capital in profitable companies valued from $10 to $50 million. Areas of interest include light manufacturing, distribution and selected service industries. The Firm will not invest in real estate, oil and gas or financial services and generally looks for a majority position when considering opportunities. River Capital was formed in 1983 and is located in Atlanta, Georgia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Forest Products, Furniture, Manufacturing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 10
Enterprise Value 10 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Can-Do National Tape, Inc. 2014-10-27 - Secondary Buyout
Nashville, Tennessee · www.can-dotape.com
Blue Wave Products, Inc. 2012-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Saint Charles, Illinois · www.bluewaveproducts.com
Five Star Manufacturing Group, Inc. 2011-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Springfield, Tennessee · www.fivestarmanufacturing.com
Can-Do National Tape, Inc. 2008-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Nashville, Tennessee · www.can-dotape.com
Tronair, Inc. 2008-03-17 - Secondary Buyout
Toledo, Ohio · www.tronair.com
New Image Group, Inc. 2003-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Union, South Carolina · www.newimageco.biz
American Threshold Industries, Inc. 2001-03-01 - Trade Sale
Asheville, North Carolina · www.athealthcare.com
Tronair, Inc. 2000-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Toledo, Ohio · www.tronair.com
American Threshold Industries, Inc. 1998-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Asheville, North Carolina · www.athealthcare.com
Piedmont Aviation Services, Inc. 1998-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Winston-Salem, North Carolina · www.pacu.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
New Image Group, Inc. 2003-11-01 Lara's Crafts, Inc. 2005-12-01 1
Union, South Carolina · www.newimageco.biz Union, South Carolina

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Distribution 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (11%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (11%) -
Automotive 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Consumer Products 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (11%) -
Furniture - - 1 (11%) -
Machinery - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 9 (100%) -
  Tennessee 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (22%) -
  Alabama - - 2 (22%) -
  South Carolina 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
  Illinois 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (100%) - 9 (100%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (71%) -
Trade Sale 2 (29%) -
Total 7 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Dresner Partners
1
Legal Deals
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%

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