Salt Creek Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Salt Creek Capital has acquired 15 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Salt Creek Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (18%) and distribution (18%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (83%) and growth capital (5%). In total, Salt Creek Capital has invested in 21 US states.

In the last 3 years, Salt Creek Capital has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is recapitalization (34%). Salt Creek Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Intellon for $244M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity63
    • M&A Buy Activity45
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 20
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 2

Salt Creek Capital

Salt Creek Capital LLC

2055 Woodside Road, Suite 250,
Woodside, California 94061
United States
(415) 238-4876
www.saltcreekcap.com
info@saltcreekcap.com

Salt Creek Capital (SCC) is a private equity firm focused on the lower middle-market. SCC targets growth oriented businesses (organic or through acquisitions) with the potential to lead their respective markets. Prospective companies are generally profitable ($1 million+ of EBITDA) and generate $3 to $50 million of revenue. Sectors of interest include business services, energy services, distribution, franchising, logistics, and specialty finance. Target transaction situations include recapitalizations, successions, growth capital financings, shareholder liquidity needs, MBOs, and divestitures. Salt Creek Capital is based in Menlo Park, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Semiconductors, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Merger

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 3 50
Target EBITDA 1 20
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 28 1 7 5 4 - 45
Sell (1.8/yr) # 9 1 1 4 3 - 18
vol $244M $244M
  63

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vantage Vehicle International, Inc. 2023-12-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Corona, California · www.vantagevehicle.com
Four Wheel Campers LLC 2023-10-11 - Recapitalization
Woodland, California · www.fourwheelcampers.com
IT Assist, Inc. 2023-09-06 - Recapitalization
Newton, Pennsylvania
Lewis Brass & Copper Co. 2023-05-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Middle Village, New York · www.lewisbrass.com
Workwell Medical Group LLC 2023-04-03 - Trade Sale
Salinas, California · www.workwellmedical.com
Cotta Transmission Co. LLC 2023-01-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Beloit, Wisconsin · www.cotta.com
Broco-Rankin 2023-01-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ontario, California · www.broco-rankin.com
Warne Scope Mounts, Inc. 2022-12-13 - Secondary Sale
Tualatin, Oregon · www.warnescopemounts.com
Pacific Paper 2022-12-06 - Recapitalization
Rancho Cucamonga, California · www.pacificpaper.com
Diamond Nets, Inc. 2022-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Everson, Washington · www.diamondnets.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
King Tester Corp. 2015-10-14 Cianflone Scientific Instruments Corp. 2019-11-30 1
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania · www.kingtester.com Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.cianflone.com
Aquamar, Inc. 2017-08-22 LM Foods LLC 2017-08-22 2
Rancho Cucamonga, California · www.aquamarseafood.com Carteret, New Jersey · www.lmfoods.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Distribution 7 (24%) - 8 (18%) -
Manufacturing 7 (24%) - 8 (18%) -
Business Services 2 (7%) - 4 (9%) -
Automotive 2 (7%) - 3 (7%) -
Building Materials 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Chemicals 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Food 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (4%) -
Construction 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Defense - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (2%) -
Franchising 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Total 29 - 45 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 29 (100%) - 45 (100%) -
  California 10 (34%) - 16 (36%) -
  New Jersey 2 (7%) - 3 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (3%) - 3 (7%) -
  Michigan 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  Washington 2 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
  Florida 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
  Texas - - 2 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  New York 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Utah 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
Total 29 - 45 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 25 (86%) - 37 (82%) -
Growth Capital 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 2 (4%) -
Consolidation 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 29 - 45 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Recapitalization 6 (33%) -
Trade Sale 4 (22%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (17%) 244M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (11%) -
Merger 1 (6%) -
Sold to Management 1 (6%) -
Unknown 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $244M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Weaver and Tidwell LLP
1
Legal Deals
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $244M
TOTAL $244M
Largest Intellon Corp.
$244M (2009-09-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Strategic(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Strategic(s)
39%
7 (39%)

FAQ

When was Salt Creek Capital founded?

Salt Creek Capital was founded in 2009.

What type of investor is Salt Creek Capital?

Salt Creek Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Salt Creek Capital headquartered?

Salt Creek Capital is headquartered in Woodside, California.

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