SK Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, SK Capital Partners has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

SK Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are chemicals (64%) and life science (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (50%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (19%). In total, SK Capital Partners has invested in 11 US states and 7 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 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). SK Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Halo Pharmaceutical for $425M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 11

SK Capital Partners

400 Park Avenue, Suite 820,
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 with an additional office in Boca Raton, Florida.


Investment Criteria

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

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 10 2 5 1 1 3 22
vol $1.4B $1.0B $775M $3.2B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 1 1 - 3 - - 5
vol $425M $425M
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Venator Materials Plc 2020-08-28 - Stake Purchase
, United Kingdom · www.venatorcorp.com
Baker Hughes, Inc. - Specialty Polymers Business 2020-07-27 - Divestiture
Barnsdall, Oklahoma
Techmer PM LLC 2020-07-21 - Growth Capital
Clinton, Tennessee · www.techmerpm.com
GEON Performance Solutions 2019-08-19 775M USD Divestiture
Westlake, Ohio · www.geon.com
AEB SpA 2018-09-20 - Secondary Buyout
Brescia, Italy · www.aeb-group.com
Halo Pharmaceutical, Inc. 2018-07-23 425M USD Add-on Acquisition
Whippany, New Jersey · www.halopharma.com
SI Group, Inc. 2018-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Schenectady, New York · www.siigroup.com
Addivant 2018-06-01 - Merger
Danbury, Connecticut · www.addivant.com
Perimeter Solutions 2017-12-08 1.0B USD Divestiture
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com
Wavelength Pharmaceuticals 2017-08-11 - Divestiture
Petah Tikva, Israel · www.wavelengthpharma.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Perimeter Solutions 2017-12-08 LaderaTech, Inc. 2020-05-07 4
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com Englewood, Colorado · www.ladera.tech
Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC 2009-04-01 Poliblend Spa 2020-02-12 2
Houston, Texas · www.ascendmaterials.com Mozzate, Italy · www.poliblend.it
Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC 2009-04-01 Esseti Plast GD Srl 2020-02-12 1
Houston, Texas · www.ascendmaterials.com Mozzate, Italy · www.essetiplast.com
Perimeter Solutions 2017-12-08 River City Fabrication LLC 2019-03-21 3
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com Post Falls, Idaho · www.rivercityfabrication.com
Perimeter Solutions 2017-12-08 First Response Fire Rescue LLC 2019-03-21 2
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com Post Falls, Idaho · www.frfire.com
Perimeter Solutions 2017-12-08 H&S Transport 2019-03-21 1
Clayton, Missouri · www.perimeter-solutions.com , United States
SI Group, Inc. 2018-06-01 Addivant 2018-06-01 1
Schenectady, New York · www.siigroup.com Danbury, Connecticut · www.addivant.com
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 11 (73%) 2.0B (72%) 14 (64%) 2.2B (69%)
Life Science 2 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
Plastics 1 (7%) 775M (28%) 1 (5%) 775M (24%)
Medical Products - - 1 (5%) 203M (6%)
Agriculture 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (5%) -
Total 15 $2.8B 22 $3.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (60%) 1.8B (63%) 15 (68%) 2.2B (68%)
  Texas 2 (13%) - 4 (18%) -
  New York 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
  Missouri 1 (7%) 1.0B (36%) 1 (5%) 1.0B (31%)
  Ohio 1 (7%) 775M (28%) 1 (5%) 775M (24%)
  Tennessee 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
  Delaware 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
  Vermont - - 1 (5%) 203M (6%)
  Connecticut - - 1 (5%) 200M (6%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (5%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (5%) -
Switzerland 2 (13%) 1.0B (37%) 2 (9%) 1.0B (32%)
United Kingdom 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Canada 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
  Quebec 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Australia 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Israel 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Italy - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 9 (60%) 1.8B (63%) 15 (68%) 2.2B (68%)
Cross-border 6 (40%) 1.0B (37%) 7 (32%) 1.0B (32%)
Total 15 $2.8B 22 $3.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 9 (60%) 2.8B (100%) 11 (50%) 3.0B (94%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (13%) - 4 (18%) 203M (6%)
Recapitalization 2 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
Growth Capital 1 (7%) - 2 (9%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (5%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 15 $2.8B 22 $3.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (40%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 425M (100%)
Merger 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $425M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
2
Lincoln International
1
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
6
Latham & Watkins
5
Bär & Karrer AG
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.2B
TOTAL $3.2B
Largest Perimeter Solutions
$1.0B (2017-12-08)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $425M
TOTAL $425M
Largest Halo Pharmaceutical, Inc.
$425M (2018-07-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
21%
3 21%
Strategic(s)
79%
11 79%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
40%
2 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
3 60%

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