Silas Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Silas Capital has invested in 2 companies.

Silas Capital’s most common sectors for investment are consumer products (34%) and apparel/textiles (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (59%) and growth capital (42%). In total, Silas Capital has invested in 5 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Silas Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Silas Capital

745 5th Avenue, 7th Floor,
New York, New York 10151
United States
www.silascapital.com
info@silascapital.com

Silas Capital is a growth equity investment firm focused on the consumer sector. Silas looks to invest $2 to $8 million in fast-growing, US-based companies with $5 to $20 million in revenue. Specific areas of interest include specialty consumer products, consumable goods, e-commerce, consumer services, mobile applications, and consumer retail. Silas Capital was formed in 2011 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Internet Software and Services, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 20
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 8
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 1 - 1 1 - 12
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 - 2 1 - - 4
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bellroy Pty Ltd. 2019-04-10 - Growth Capital
Canterbury, Australia · www.bellroy.com
ILIA Beauty 2018-12-17 - Growth Capital
Laguna Beach, California · www.iliabeauty.com
Proenza Schouler LLC 2018-11-12 - Sold to Management
New York, New York · www.proenzaschouler.com
Lifefactory, Inc. 2017-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Sausalito, California · www.lifefactory.com
Modria, Inc. 2017-05-30 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.modria.com
Boll & Branch 2016-01-01 - Venture
Summit, New Jersey · www.bollandbranch.com
Lifefactory, Inc. 2015-08-26 - Venture
Sausalito, California · www.lifefactory.com
Pasta Chips 2015-05-12 - Growth Capital
Windermere, Florida · www.pastachips.com
Ringly, Inc. 2015-01-21 - Venture
New York, New York · www.ringly.com
Bare Foods Co. 2014-09-03 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.baresnacks.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 3 (38%) - 4 (33%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
Food 1 (13%) - 2 (17%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (88%) - 11 (92%) -
  California 2 (25%) - 5 (42%) -
  New York 2 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
  New Jersey 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  Florida 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Australia 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 5 (63%) - 7 (58%) -
Growth Capital 3 (38%) - 5 (42%) -
Total 8 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Sold to Management 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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