RockWood Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, RockWood Equity Partners has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

RockWood Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are distribution (14%) and manufacturing (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (53%) and recapitalization (22%). In total, RockWood Equity Partners has invested in 12 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Dezurik for $30M.

In the last 3 years, RockWood Equity Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). RockWood Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Workforce Logiq for $200M.

Join Mergr to view RockWood Equity Partners’ full profile and discover more small private equity firms just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 1

RockWood Equity Partners

3201 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 370,
Beechwood, Ohio 44122
United States
(216) 378-1790
www.rockwoodequity.com

RockWood Equity Partners is a private equity firm looking to acquire profitable lower-middle market North American companies generating sales of $10 to $75 million and EBITDA of $2 to $7 million. Target transaction types include management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity financings, and divestitures. Sectors of interest include aerospace, defense, healthcare, industrials/industrial technology, and business services. RockWood Equity Partners was formed in 1999 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Defense, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Environmental, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Semiconductors, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 75
Target EBITDA 2 7
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 17 1 1 2 2 - 23
vol $76M $76M
Sell (1.0/yr) # 11 2 1 - 1 1 16
vol $200M $200M
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Flame Control Coatings LLC 2020-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Niagara Falls, New York · www.flamecontrol.com
Superior Office Systems 2019-10-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.sosny.com
Space Electronics LLC 2019-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Connecticut · www.space-electronics.com
SYNEO LLC 2019-02-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Palm Beach, Florida · www.syneoco.com
Lifeway Mobility LLC 2018-08-28 - Growth Capital
Hartford, Connecticut · www.lifewaymobility.com
Impact Plastics 2018-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Elgin, Illinois · www.impactinnovates.com
Altimate Medical, Inc. 2017-12-07 - Secondary Buyout
Morton, Minnesota · www.easystand.com
XPER, Inc. 2017-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Saxonburg, Pennsylvania · www.xperusa.com
Artistic Stairs Ltd. 2016-11-15 - Sold to Management
Calgary, Alberta · www.artisticstairs.com
BJG Electronics, Inc. 2016-09-01 - Growth Capital
Ronkonkoma, New York · www.bjgelectronics.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
XPER, Inc. 2017-02-01 Standard Bent Glass Corp. 2019-01-07 1
Saxonburg, Pennsylvania · www.xperusa.com East Butler, Pennsylvania · www.standardbent.com
Dezurik, Inc. 2004-12-31 Hilton Valve, Inc. 2012-06-29 1
Sartell, Minnesota · www.dezurik.com Redmond, Washington · www.hiltonvalve.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (38%) 30M (100%) 3 (13%) 30M (39%)
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 3 (13%) 23M (30%)
Distribution - - 3 (13%) -
Defense 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Electronics 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Machinery 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) 23M (30%)
Building Materials - - 1 (4%) -
Business Services 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Environmental - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (4%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $30M 23 $76M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 8 (100%) 30M (100%) 21 (91%) 53M (70%)
  New York 2 (25%) - 4 (17%) -
  Minnesota 1 (13%) 30M (100%) 3 (13%) 53M (70%)
  Ohio - - 3 (13%) -
  Texas 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  Florida 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
  Connecticut 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (4%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (4%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (4%) -
Canada - - 2 (9%) 23M (30%)
  Alberta - - 2 (9%) 23M (30%)
Domestic 8 (100%) 30M (100%) 21 (91%) 53M (70%)
Cross-border - - 2 (9%) 23M (30%)
Total 8 $30M 23 $76M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 12 (52%) 23M (30%)
Recapitalization 1 (13%) - 5 (22%) -
Divestiture 1 (13%) 30M (100%) 4 (17%) 53M (70%)
Growth Capital 2 (25%) - 2 (9%) -
Total 8 $30M 23 $76M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 7 (44%) -
Secondary Sale 5 (31%) 200M (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (19%) -
Sold to Management 1 (6%) -
Total 16 $200M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $76M
TOTAL $76M
Largest Dezurik, Inc.
$30M (2004-12-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest Workforce Logiq
$200M (2010-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
33%
2 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
4 67%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
4 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
8 67%

 Subscribe to unlock this and 155,724
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.0K Private Equity Firms
  • 144K M&A Transactions
  • 152K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.1K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 45K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.