Saw Mill Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Saw Mill Capital has acquired 5 companies.

Saw Mill Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (16%) and building materials (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (43%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%). In total, Saw Mill Capital has invested in 13 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired Jason Industries for $335M.

In the last 3 years, Saw Mill Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (64%). 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 Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Saw Mill Capital

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 13 1 1 2 2 - 19
vol $859M $859M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 8 - - 2 - 1 11
vol $256M $256M
  30

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pine Environmental Services LLC 2020-01-07 - Secondary Buyout
Windsor, New Jersey · www.pine-environmental.com
DPIS Engineering LLC 2019-09-06 - Secondary Buyout
Tomball, Texas · www.dpis.com
Let’s Pave LLC 2019-06-25 - Recapitalization
Oak Brook, Illinois · www.letspave.com
Gateway Packaging Co. LLC 2018-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Granite City, Illinois · www.gatewaypackaging.com
Janus International Corp. 2018-01-17 - Secondary Buyout
Temple, Georgia · www.janusintl.com
MeTEOR Education LLC 2018-01-17 - Secondary Buyout
Gainesville, Florida · www.meteoreducation.com
Climate Pros, Inc. 2018-01-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Glendale Heights, Illinois · www.climateprosinc.com
iAutomation, Inc. 2017-01-11 - Secondary Buyout
North Attleboro, Massachusetts · www.i-automation.com
Wolf-Gordon, Inc. 2016-01-27 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.wolf-gordon.com
Denali Water Solutions 2014-10-31 - Secondary Buyout
Russellville, Arkansas · www.denaliwater.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Climate Pros, Inc. 2018-01-04 Norfoxx Refrigeration, Inc. 2019-05-16 2
Glendale Heights, Illinois · www.climateprosinc.com Round Rock, Texas · www.norfoxxinc.com
Climate Pros, Inc. 2018-01-04 Tri-Temp Refrigeration, Inc. 2019-05-16 1
Glendale Heights, Illinois · www.climateprosinc.com Houston, Texas · www.ttri.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (14%) - 3 (16%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (11%) 429M (50%)
Building Materials 1 (14%) - 2 (11%) -
Environmental - - 2 (11%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (5%) 310M (36%)
Technology Hardware - - 1 (5%) 120M (14%)
Construction 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Education 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Engineering 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Machinery 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Marketing - - 1 (5%) -
Packaging - - 1 (5%) -
Plastics - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 - 19 $859M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) - 18 (95%) 739M (86%)
  Illinois 2 (29%) - 3 (16%) -
  Georgia - - 3 (16%) 310M (36%)
  Oklahoma 1 (14%) - 2 (11%) -
  Texas 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  New York 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (5%) 335M (39%)
  Indiana - - 1 (5%) 94M (11%)
  Tennessee - - 1 (5%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (5%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (5%) -
  Arkansas - - 1 (5%) -
Germany - - 1 (5%) 120M (14%)
Domestic 7 (100%) - 18 (95%) 739M (86%)
Cross-border - - 1 (5%) 120M (14%)
Total 7 - 19 $859M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 4 (57%) - 8 (42%) 310M (36%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) - 5 (26%) 120M (14%)
Recapitalization 2 (29%) - 3 (16%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (11%) 94M (11%)
Going Private - - 1 (5%) 335M (39%)
Total 7 - 19 $859M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (64%) 136M (53%)
IPO 2 (18%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (9%) 120M (47%)
Trade Sale 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $256M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $765M
< $100M 1 $94M
TOTAL $859M
Largest Jason Industries, 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
PE Firm(s)
80%
8 80%
Strategic(s)
20%
2 20%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
86%
12 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
2 14%

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