Saw Mill Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Saw Mill Capital has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Saw Mill Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (16%) and building materials (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and secondary buyout (31%). In total, Saw Mill Capital has invested in 15 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired Jason Group for $335M.

In the last 3 years, Saw Mill Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%). Saw Mill Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Clyde Bergemann for $136M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

Saw Mill Capital

Saw Mill Capital LLC

555 Pleasantville Road, South Building, Suite 220,
Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510
United States
(914) 741-1300
www.sawmillcapital.com
info@sawmillcapital.com

Saw Mill Capital is a private equity firm focused on middle-market company acquisitions valued up to $200 million. Saw Mill prefers businesses with defensible market positions, solid growth prospects, and historical cash-flow. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, specialty distribution, and service. Saw Mill looks to commit between $15 and $75 million per transaction in companies with at least $3 million of EBITDA. Saw Mill will not invest in retail, healthcare services, media/telecom, information technology, financial services, personnel based services, apparel or businesses driven by fad or fashion. Saw Mill Capital was formed in 1997 and is based in Briarcliff Manor, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Technology Hardware, Transportation, Utilities

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 200
Target EBITDA 3 25
Investment Size 15 75
Enterprise Value 25 200
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 20 1 1 2 2 - 26
vol $859M $859M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 10 1 - 2 1 - 14
vol $256M $256M
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SMC Roofing Solutions 2023-06-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Delaware
Meteor Education LLC 2023-03-01 - Secondary Sale
Gainesville, Florida · www.meteoreducation.com
Rasa Floors 2023-01-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carrollton, Texas · www.rasafloors.com
Complete Automation Solutions Holdings 2022-02-12 - Consolidation
North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.casholdings.us
RND Automation & Engineering LLC 2022-02-12 - Trade Sale
Lakewood Ranch, Florida · www.rndautomation.com
iAutomation, Inc. 2022-02-12 - Trade Sale
North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.i-automation.com
Versatrim LLC 2022-02-10 - Growth Capital
Henderson, North Carolina · www.versatrim.com
Nemo Tile Co. LLC 2021-03-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.nemotile.com
RND Automation & Engineering LLC 2020-12-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lakewood Ranch, Florida · www.rndautomation.com
Pine Environmental Services LLC 2020-01-07 - Secondary Sale
Windsor, New Jersey · www.pine-environmental.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Complete Automation Solutions Holdings 2022-02-12 RND Automation & Engineering LLC 2022-02-12 3
North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.casholdings.us Lakewood Ranch, Florida · www.rndautomation.com
Complete Automation Solutions Holdings 2022-02-12 iAutomation, Inc. 2022-02-12 2
North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.casholdings.us North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.i-automation.com
ARCXIS 2019-09-06 Ensign Building Solutions - Home Energy Division 2021-04-27 9
Houston, Texas · www.arcxis.com Cumming, Georgia

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 4 (15%) 429M (50%)
Building Materials 3 (27%) - 4 (15%) -
Business Services 1 (9%) - 3 (12%) -
Construction 2 (18%) - 2 (8%) -
Environmental - - 2 (8%) -
Machinery 2 (18%) - 2 (8%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (4%) 310M (36%)
Technology Hardware - - 1 (4%) 120M (14%)
Consumer Services 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Education - - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Engineering 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Furniture 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Total 11 - 26 $859M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (100%) - 25 (96%) 739M (86%)
  Illinois 2 (18%) - 3 (12%) -
  Georgia - - 3 (12%) 310M (36%)
  Texas 2 (18%) - 2 (8%) -
  New York 2 (18%) - 2 (8%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
  Arkansas 1 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
  Florida - - 2 (8%) -
  North Carolina 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
  Delaware 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (4%) 335M (39%)
  Indiana - - 1 (4%) 94M (11%)
  Tennessee - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (4%) -
Germany - - 1 (4%) 120M (14%)
Domestic 11 (100%) - 25 (96%) 739M (86%)
Cross-border - - 1 (4%) 120M (14%)
Total 11 - 26 $859M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (36%) - 9 (35%) 120M (14%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (18%) - 8 (31%) 310M (36%)
Recapitalization 2 (18%) - 3 (12%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (8%) 94M (11%)
Growth Capital 2 (18%) - 2 (8%) -
Going Private - - 1 (4%) 335M (39%)
Consolidation 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 11 - 26 $859M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (57%) 136M (53%)
Trade Sale 3 (21%) -
IPO 2 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) 120M (47%)
Total 14 $256M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $765M
< $100M 1 $94M
TOTAL $859M
Largest Jason Group, Inc.
$335M (2000-08-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $256M
TOTAL $256M
Largest Clyde Bergemann GmbH
$136M (2005-07-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
31%
8 (31%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
57%
8 (57%)
Strategic(s)
29%
4 (29%)

FAQ

When was Saw Mill Capital founded?

Saw Mill Capital was founded in 1997.

What type of investor is Saw Mill Capital?

Saw Mill Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Saw Mill Capital headquartered?

Saw Mill Capital is headquartered in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

How much capital does Saw Mill Capital have under management?

Saw Mill Capital has 610M USD under management.

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