SK Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, SK Capital Partners has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

SK Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are chemicals (54%) and life science (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (16%). In total, SK Capital Partners has invested in 13 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 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 Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • 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 (2.8/yr) # 12 5 1 1 4 3 26
vol $2.3B $1.0B $775M $4.0B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - 3 - - - 5
vol $425M $425M
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
NuCera Solutions 2020-07-27 - Divestiture
Barnsdall, Oklahoma · www.nucerasolutions.com
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
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SI Group, Inc. 2018-06-01 Addivant 2018-06-01 1
Schenectady, New York · www.siigroup.com Danbury, Connecticut · www.addivant.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 11 (58%) 2.4B (75%) 14 (54%) 3.1B (76%)
Life Science 3 (16%) - 4 (15%) -
Packaging 2 (11%) - 2 (8%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) 775M (25%) 1 (4%) 775M (19%)
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) 203M (5%)
Agriculture 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 $3.1B 26 $4.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (68%) 2.6B (83%) 18 (69%) 3.0B (75%)
  Texas 3 (16%) 850M (27%) 4 (15%) 850M (21%)
  New York 2 (11%) - 2 (8%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 2 (8%) -
  Missouri 1 (5%) 1.0B (32%) 1 (4%) 1.0B (25%)
  Ohio 1 (5%) 775M (25%) 1 (4%) 775M (19%)
  Tennessee 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Delaware 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Vermont - - 1 (4%) 203M (5%)
  Connecticut - - 1 (4%) 200M (5%)
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) -
Switzerland 1 (5%) 522M (17%) 2 (8%) 1.0B (25%)
United Kingdom 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Canada 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Quebec 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
France 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Australia 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Israel 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Italy - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 13 (68%) 2.6B (83%) 18 (69%) 3.0B (75%)
Cross-border 6 (32%) 522M (17%) 8 (31%) 1.0B (25%)
Total 19 $3.1B 26 $4.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 9 (47%) 2.3B (73%) 12 (46%) 3.0B (74%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (16%) - 4 (15%) 203M (5%)
Growth Capital 2 (11%) - 3 (12%) -
Recapitalization 2 (11%) - 3 (12%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 2 (8%) -
Going Private 1 (5%) 850M (27%) 1 (4%) 850M (21%)
Stake Purchase 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 19 $3.1B 26 $4.0B

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
3
Jefferies LLC
2
The Valence Group
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
6
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
6
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.0B
TOTAL $4.0B
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
Investor(s)
12%
3 (12%)
Strategic(s)
46%
12 (46%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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