Tailwater Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Tailwater Capital has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Tailwater Capital’s most common sectors for investment are energy services and equipment (62%) and oil/gas exploration (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (39%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (28%). In total, Tailwater Capital has invested in 2 US states.

In the last 3 years, Tailwater Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Tailwater Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Align Midstream for $300M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 3

Tailwater Capital LLC

2021 McKinney Ave. Suite 1250,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
(214) 269 -1183
www.tailwatercapital.com
info@tailwatercapital.com

Tailwater Capital LLC is a specialist private equity firm focused on middle-market opportunities in the midstream and upstream sectors of the energy industry. Tailwater will consider acquisitions of non-core assets, roll-up situations, anchored greenfields, and joint ventures. Tailwater Capital was formed in 2013 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Oil/Gas Exploration

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Joint 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 8 6 1 - - 3 18
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 1 - 1 - - 4
vol $18M $300M $318M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NorTex Midstream Partners LLC 2021-02-17 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.nortexmidstream.com
Tall Oak Midstream II LLC 2021-01-27 - Secondary Buyout
Edmond, Oklahoma
Tall Oak Midstream III LLC 2021-01-27 - Secondary Buyout
Edmond, Oklahoma
PetroWaste Environmental LP 2019-03-11 - Add-on Acquisition
San Antonio, Texas · www.petrowastelp.com
Southcross Energy LLC 2018-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Dallas, Texas · www.southxenergy.com
Silver Creek Midstream LLC 2017-11-15 - Growth Capital
Irving, Texas · www.scmidstream.com
Elevate Midstream Partners LLC 2017-10-31 - Growth Capital
Houston, Texas · www.elevatemidstream.com
Copperbeck Energy Partners LLC 2017-10-17 - Growth Capital
Dallas, Texas · www.copperbeck.com
Align Midstream LLC 2017-09-12 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.alignmidstream.com
E2 Energy Services LLC 2017-08-28 - Recapitalization
Dallas, Texas · www.e2energyservices.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Tall Oak Midstream II LLC 2021-01-27 Canyon Midstream Partners LLC - Redcliff Midstream 2021-03-24 1
Edmond, Oklahoma Houston, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 10 (67%) - 11 (61%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 5 (33%) - 6 (33%) -
Environmental - - 1 (6%) -
Total 15 - 18 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (100%) - 18 (100%) -
  Texas 11 (73%) - 14 (78%) -
  Oklahoma 4 (27%) - 4 (22%) -
Total 15 - 18 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (47%) - 7 (39%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (20%) - 5 (28%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 2 (11%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 15 - 18 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (50%) 300M (94%)
Merger 1 (25%) 18M (6%)
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $318M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC
2
Legal Deals
Thompson & Knight LLP
6
Locke Lord LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
< $100M 1 $18M
TOTAL $318M
Largest Align Midstream LLC
$300M (2017-09-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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