Rock Island Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Rock Island Capital has acquired 6 companies.

Rock Island Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (30%) and business services (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include recapitalization (75%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (20%). In total, Rock Island Capital has invested in 12 US states.

In the last 3 years, Rock Island Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (46%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

Rock Island Capital

1415 West 22nd Street, Suite 1250,
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
United States
(630) 413-9136
www.rockislandcapital.com

Rock Island Capital is a private equity firm that provides equity and mezzanine capital to middle-market manufacturing, distribution or service companies located in the US. Rock Island typically invests to support management buyouts, generational changes of ownership, growth and expansion, and recapitalization. Prospective companies generally have sales of at least $10 million and are valued up to $150 million. The Firm will consider both majority or minority positions. Rock Island Capital has offices in Oak Brook, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Services, Distribution, Financial Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 150
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 10 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 13 1 1 3 1 1 20
Sell (0.8/yr) # 7 - - - 1 3 11
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DGS Retail 2022-11-16 - Secondary Buyout
Mansfield, Massachusetts · www.dgsretail.com
Baker Manufacturing Co. 2022-07-12 - Secondary Buyout
Evansville, Wisconsin · www.bakermfg.com
Advanced Industrial Devices, Inc. 2022-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.aidusa.com
Superior Felt & Filtration LLC 2022-01-01 - Recapitalization
McHenry, Illinois · www.superiorfelt.com
Environmental Recovery Corp. 2021-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Lancaster, Pennsylvania · www.ercofusa.com
Benco Technology 2021-01-01 - Recapitalization
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania · www.bencotechnology.com
Belle Aire Creations 2020-01-01 - Recapitalization
Libertyville, Illinois · www.belleairecreations.com
Excel Engineering 2020-01-01 - Recapitalization
Diagonal, Iowa · www.excelengineering.org
Valley Fastener Group 2020-01-01 - Recapitalization
Aurora, Illinois · www.valleyfastener.com
Runyon Equipment Holdings 2019-01-01 - Recapitalization
Carmel, Indiana · www.runyonrental.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 5 (50%) - 6 (30%) -
Business Services 2 (20%) - 3 (15%) -
Distribution 1 (10%) - 3 (15%) -
Marketing - - 2 (10%) -
Communications 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Environmental - - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (5%) -
Retail - - 1 (5%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (100%) - 20 (100%) -
  Illinois 3 (30%) - 3 (15%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (20%) - 3 (15%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (10%) -
  Oklahoma - - 2 (10%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (10%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (10%) -
  New York 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Missouri 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Iowa 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Indiana 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
  Texas - - 1 (5%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Recapitalization 9 (90%) - 15 (75%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (20%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (10%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 10 - 20 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (45%) -
Trade Sale 3 (27%) -
Merger 2 (18%) -
Stake Sale 1 (9%) -
Total 11 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
45%
5 (45%)
Strategic(s)
45%
5 (45%)

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