M&A Deal Summary

The Carlyle Group Acquires Service King Collision Repair Centers

On April 2, 2012, private equity firm The Carlyle Group acquired automotive company Service King Collision Repair Centers

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is The Carlyle Group’s 14th transaction in the Automotive sector.
  • This is The Carlyle Group’s 229th transaction in the United States.
  • This is The Carlyle Group’s 42nd transaction in Texas.
Investment Fate
  • Service King Collision Repair Centers was sold to a consortium of financial buyers in 2014.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-04-02
Target Service King Collision Repair Centers
Sector Automotive
Buyer(s) The Carlyle Group
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Grant Thornton Transaction Services
BB&T Capital Markets (Financial)
Haynes and Boone LLP (Legal)

Target

Service King Collision Repair Centers

Richardson, Texas, United States
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Service King Collision Repair Centers is a regional multi-shop operator of collision repair facilities in the country, dedicated to offering customers an overall superior service experience.

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Buyer

The Carlyle Group

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 84.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm that pursues private equity, credit, and real estate investments worldwide. Carlyle's private equity practice practice pursues buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. With offices in 19 countries, Carlyle can easily target opportunities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America. Broad sectors of interest include aerospace, defense, automotive and transportation, consumer, retail, energy and power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, technology services, business services, telecommunications and media. The Carlyle Group was formed in 1987 and is based in Washington DC.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 431 of 689
Sector (Automotive) 14 of 16
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 149 of 200
State (Texas) 42 of 50
Country (United States) 229 of 333
Year (2012) 8 of 37
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-04-01 Atlas Aerospace

Miami, Florida, United States

Atlas Aerospace manufactures new and replacement precision machine parts, assemblies, and spares to original equipment manufacturers for commercial, business jet, defense, and industrial markets.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-04-25 Gemcom Software International

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Gemcom Software International, Inc. is a global supplier of specialized mining productivity solutions.

Sell $360M