Sverica Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Sverica has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 7 others.

Sverica’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (25%) and healthcare services (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (40%). In total, Sverica has invested in 20 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Sverica has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (49%). Sverica’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Pivot Data Centres for $118M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity41
    • M&A Sell Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 3

Sverica

Sverica Capital Management LP

One Boston Place, Suite 3910,
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
United States
(617) 695-0221
www.sverica.com
dave@sverica.com

Sverica Capital Management is a private equity firm that invests in stable or growing, smaller companies with valued less than $150 million. Sverica looks to commit $15 to $50 million per transaction and primarily targets buyout or divestiture situations and avoids businesses in need of restructuring. Broad areas of interest include IT, business services, healthcare, light manufacturing, and industrials. The Firm generally seeks majority control investments, but will also selectively consider minority situations. Sverica Capital Management was formed in 2001 and has offices in Boston and San Francisco.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - 20
Investment Size 15 50
Enterprise Value - 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 31 2 3 2 3 - 41
Sell (1.4/yr) # 20 - 2 2 1 2 27
vol $163M $163M
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SG Homecare 2024-05-20 - Secondary Sale
Tustin, California · www.sgdme.com
First Fertility 2024-02-06 - Trade Sale
Avon, Connecticut · www.firstfertility.com
Zyston LLC 2023-07-11 - Growth Capital
Dallas, Texas · www.zyston.com
First Stop Health LLC 2023-06-21 - Growth Capital
Chicago, Illinois · www.fshealth.com
Center Rock, Inc. 2023-05-09 - Secondary Sale
Berlin, Pennsylvania · www.centerrock.com
Hirebotics 2023-03-29 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.hirebotics.com
iWave Information Systems, Inc. 2022-10-20 - Secondary Sale
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island · www.iwave.com
Synoptek, Inc. 2022-09-27 - Secondary Sale
Irvine, California · www.synoptek.com
Omeda, Inc. 2022-08-02 - Growth Capital
Chicago, Illinois · www.omeda.com
SG Homecare 2022-06-10 - Growth Capital
Tustin, California · www.sgdme.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 4 (27%) - 10 (24%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (13%) - 6 (15%) -
Business Services 1 (7%) - 4 (10%) -
Software 3 (20%) - 4 (10%) -
Internet Software and Services 3 (20%) - 3 (7%) -
Manufacturing 1 (7%) - 3 (7%) -
Education - - 2 (5%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (5%) -
Staffing - - 2 (5%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Information Services - - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 41 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (100%) - 37 (90%) -
  California 2 (13%) - 8 (20%) -
  Pennsylvania 3 (20%) - 4 (10%) -
  Connecticut - - 3 (7%) -
  Texas 2 (13%) - 2 (5%) -
  Illinois 2 (13%) - 2 (5%) -
  Colorado 1 (7%) - 2 (5%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (5%) -
  Michigan - - 2 (5%) -
  Wyoming 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  North Carolina 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
  New York - - 1 (2%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (2%) -
  Nebraska - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Florida - - 1 (2%) -
Canada - - 3 (7%) -
  Prince Edward Island - - 1 (2%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (2%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (2%) -
Ireland - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 15 (100%) - 37 (90%) -
Cross-border - - 4 (10%) -
Total 15 - 41 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (20%) - 16 (39%) -
Growth Capital 10 (67%) - 16 (39%) -
Recapitalization - - 3 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (7%) - 3 (7%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 15 - 41 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (37%) -
Trade Sale 10 (37%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (22%) 163M (100%)
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Total 27 $163M

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1
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1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $118M
< $100M 1 $45M
TOTAL $163M
Largest Pivot Data Centres, Inc.
$118M (2013-09-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
4 (10%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
41%
11 (41%)
Strategic(s)
48%
13 (48%)

FAQ

When was Sverica founded?

Sverica was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is Sverica?

Sverica is a growth capital firm.

Where is Sverica headquartered?

Sverica is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

How much capital does Sverica have under management?

Sverica has 1.1B USD under management.

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