SK Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, SK Capital Partners has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

SK Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arechemicals (60%) and life science (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (17%). In total, SK Capital Partners has invested in 14 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2017 when it acquired Perimeter Solutions for $1.0B.

In the last 3 years, SK Capital Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). SK Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Perimeter Solutions for $2.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity37
    • M&A Buy Activity30
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 14

SK Capital Partners

430 Park Avenue, 18th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 826-2700
www.skcapitalpartners.com

SK Capital Partners is a private investor in mature and middle-market companies located throughout North America. SK Capital focuses on companies with opportunities for substantial business improvement and strong growth prospects. The Firm looks to invest $100 to $200 million of equity in transactions valued up to $500 million. Prospective businesses typically generate $50 to $500 million in revenues and at least $100 million in EBITDA. Areas of interest include specialty materials, chemicals and healthcare. The Firm will consider a variety of transaction situations, including buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity financings, and corporate carve-outs. SK Capital Partners was spun out of Arsenal Capital Partners and became independent in 2007. SK Capital Partners is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Building Materials, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Food, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Plastics, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 500
Target EBITDA - 100
Investment Size 100 200
Enterprise Value - 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 13 5 1 1 4 6 30
vol $2.3B $1.0B $775M $836M $4.9B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 2 - 3 - - 2 7
vol $425M $3.0B $3.4B
  37

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Deltech - Monomers, Polymers & European Businesses 2021-08-23 - Divestiture
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Niacet Corp. 2021-06-21 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Niagara Falls, New York · www.niacet.com
Perimeter Solutions 2021-06-16 2.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com
Clariant’s Pigments Business 2021-06-14 836M CHF Divestiture
Muttenz, Switzerland
Canlak, Inc. 2021-05-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Daveluyville, Quebec · www.canlak.com
Woodstock Sterile Solutions 2021-03-31 - Divestiture
Somerset, New Jersey
Lacerta Group, Inc. 2021-01-11 - Growth Capital
Mansfield, Massachusetts · www.lacerta.com
Tilley Chemical Co., Inc. 2021-01-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Baltimore, Maryland · www.tilleycompany.com
Ipackchem Group SAS 2020-12-10 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.ipackchem.com
Venator Materials Plc 2020-08-28 - Stake Purchase
, United Kingdom · www.venatorcorp.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SI Group, Inc. 2018-06-01 SI Group - Industrial Resin Business 2021-07-23 1
Schenectady, New York · www.siigroup.com Rio Claro, Brazil
SI Group, Inc. 2018-06-01 Addivant 2018-06-01 1
Schenectady, New York · www.siigroup.com Danbury, Connecticut · www.addivant.com
Seqens SAS 2016-03-21 Chemoxy International Ltd. 2017-07-22 2
Ecully, France · www.seqens.com Middlesbrough, United Kingdom · www.chemoxy.com
TPC Group, Inc. 2012-08-27 TPC Group - Key Raw Material Facility 2016-10-10 1
Houston, Texas · www.tpcgrp.com houston, Texas
Archroma Management GmbH 2012-12-27 BASF SE - Textile Chemical 2015-07-02 1
Reinach, Switzerland · www.archroma.com , Germany

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Chemicals 13 (62%) 2.2B (74%) 18 (60%) 3.9B (80%)
Life Science 3 (14%) - 4 (13%) -
Packaging 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) 775M (26%) 1 (3%) 775M (16%)
Medical Products - - 1 (3%) 203M (4%)
Agriculture 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $3.0B 30 $4.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 12 (57%) 1.6B (54%) 19 (63%) 3.0B (62%)
  Texas 3 (14%) 850M (28%) 4 (13%) 850M (17%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
  Ohio 1 (5%) 775M (26%) 1 (3%) 775M (16%)
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Louisiana 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Delaware 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (3%) 1.0B (20%)
  Vermont - - 1 (3%) 203M (4%)
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) 200M (4%)
  Kentucky - - 1 (3%) -
Switzerland 2 (10%) 1.4B (46%) 3 (10%) 1.9B (38%)
Canada 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
  Quebec 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
France 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
United Kingdom 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Australia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Israel 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Italy - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 12 (57%) 1.6B (54%) 19 (63%) 3.0B (62%)
Cross-border 9 (43%) 1.4B (46%) 11 (37%) 1.9B (38%)
Total 21 $3.0B 30 $4.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 10 (48%) 2.1B (72%) 14 (47%) 3.8B (78%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (19%) - 5 (17%) 203M (4%)
Growth Capital 2 (10%) - 3 (10%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) - 3 (10%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (10%) - 3 (10%) -
Going Private 1 (5%) 850M (28%) 1 (3%) 850M (17%)
Stake Purchase 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $3.0B 30 $4.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (43%) 3.4B (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Merger 1 (14%) -
Trade Sale 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $3.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
3
Jefferies LLC
2
KeyBanc Capital Markets
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
7
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
6
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 7 $3.9B
TOTAL $4.9B
Largest Perimeter Solutions
$1.0B (2017-12-08)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $425M
TOTAL $3.4B
Largest Perimeter Solutions
$2.0B (2021-06-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
4 (13%)
Strategic(s)
47%
14 (47%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
71%
5 (71%)

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