Sleeping Bear Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Sleeping Bear Capital has acquired 1 company.

Sleeping Bear Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (34%) and consumer products (34%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (67%) and divestiture (34%). In total, Sleeping Bear Capital has invested in 3 US states.

In the last 3 years, Sleeping Bear Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Sleeping Bear Capital

Sleeping Bear Capital LLC

833 Market St, Suite 316,
San Francisco, California 94103
United States
www.sleepingbearcap.com
hello@sleepingbearcap.com

Sleeping Bear Capital is a private equity firm focused on acquiring non-core divestitures as well as venture-backed technology, e-commerce, and business services companies seeking founder or investor liquidit. Sleeping Bear Capital was formed in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, E-Commerce, Information Technology

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Adaptive Energy LLC 2022-08-08 - Trade Sale
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.adaptiveenergyllc.com
Venice Longboards 2021-02-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.venicelongboards.com
Human Standard 2019-07-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Los Angeles, California · www.humanstandard.com
Adaptive Energy LLC 2019-01-14 - Divestiture
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.adaptiveenergyllc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Consumer Products 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 3 (100%) -
  California 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
  Arizona 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 2 (67%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Warner Norcross & Judd
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

FAQ

When was Sleeping Bear Capital founded?

Sleeping Bear Capital was founded in 2018.

What type of investor is Sleeping Bear Capital?

Sleeping Bear Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Sleeping Bear Capital headquartered?

Sleeping Bear Capital is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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