The Jordan Company Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, The Jordan Company has acquired 19 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

The Jordan Company’s most common sectors for investment arechemicals (12%) and transportation (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and secondary buyout (37%). In total, The Jordan Company has invested in 25 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Echo Global Logistics for $1.3B.

In the last 3 years, The Jordan Company has exited 14 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (45%). The Jordan Company’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Cebridge Connections Holdings for $6.6B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity123
    • M&A Buy Activity71
    • M&A Sell Activity52
  • Total Sectors Invested 29
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 46
  • M&A Advisors 16

The Jordan Company

399 Park Avenue, 30th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 572-0800
www.thejordancompany.com

The Jordan Company (TJC) is a private investment firm that specializes in acquiring North American middle-market businesses operating in basic industries. TJC specifically looks to provide liquidity for shareholders, raise capital for corporate growth and 'create significant equity opportunities for key management'. TJC will consider opportunities valued from $100 million to $2 billion in a wide variety of industries. Sectors of interest include aerospace/defense, automotive, building products, chemicals, consumer products, distribution, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial products, insurance, metals, packaging, retail, transportation/logistics, and telecom. The Jordan Company was formed in 1982 and operates from offices in New York City and Chicago.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Retail, Safety/Security, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 100 2,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.2/yr) # 45 5 5 7 4 5 71
vol $2.4B $750M $650M $2.5B $6.3B
Sell (3.4/yr) # 35 3 2 6 5 1 52
vol $15.6B $450M $16.1B
  123

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. 2021-09-10 1.3B USD Going Private
Chicago, Illinois · www.echo.com
Arclin, Inc. 2021-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Roswell, Georgia · www.arclin.com
Dental365 2021-07-23 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.godental365.com
Spartech LLC 2021-05-10 - Secondary Buyout
St. Louis, Missouri · www.spartech.com
Sabre Industries, Inc. 2021-04-13 - Secondary Buyout
Alvarado, Texas · www.sabreindustriesinc.com
AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc. 2021-03-17 1.2B USD Recapitalization
Itasca, Illinois · www.aitworldwide.com
Specialty Building Products LLC 2020-12-21 - Secondary Buyout
Duluth, Georgia · www.specialtybuildingproducts.com
Spectrio LLC 2020-12-15 - Secondary Buyout
Oldsmar, Florida · www.spectrio.com
Heartland Home Services 2020-12-15 - Secondary Buyout
Macomb, Michigan · www.heartlandhomeservices.com
Dimora Brands, Inc. 2020-11-24 - Secondary Buyout
Somerville, New Jersey · www.dimorabrands.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ARCH Global Precision LLC 2019-04-01 ARCH Precision Components Corp. 2021-04-19 1
Livonia, Michigan · www.archglobalprecision.com Livonia, Michigan
ARCH Global Precision LLC 2019-04-01 Cling’s Aerospace LLC 2020-07-20 8
Livonia, Michigan · www.archglobalprecision.com Tempe, Arizona · www.clingsaz.com
Syndigo LLC 2018-10-25 Kwikee Products Co. LLC 2020-04-27 9
Lisle, Illinois · www.syndigo.com Peoria, Illinois · www.kwikee.com
ACR Group 2013-11-19 FreeFlight Systems Ltd. 2020-02-24 3
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.acrartex.com Irving, Texas · www.freeflightsystems.com
Syndigo LLC 2018-10-25 Sellpoints, Inc. 2019-08-12 8
Lisle, Illinois · www.syndigo.com Emeryville, California · www.sellpoints.com
Syndigo LLC 2018-10-25 EdgeAQ LLC (Edgenet, Inc.) 2019-01-07 7
Lisle, Illinois · www.syndigo.com Nashville, Tennessee · www.edgenet.com
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 2017-08-30 American Fast Freight, Inc. 2018-10-18 2
Danbury, Connecticut · www.odysseylogistics.com Fife, Washington · www.americanfast.com
Worldwide Clinical Trials, Inc. 2007-01-01 Continuum Clinical LLC - Late Stage Research Practice 2018-03-15 1
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.worldwide.com Northbrook, Illinois
Production Resource Group, Inc. 2007-08-21 XL Video Ltd. 2015-06-09 3
Armonk, New York · www.prg.com Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom · www.xlvideo.tv

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Transportation 4 (13%) 3.0B (59%) 8 (11%) 3.0B (48%)
Chemicals 3 (10%) 650M (13%) 8 (11%) 650M (10%)
Manufacturing 1 (3%) - 8 (11%) -
Electrical Equipment 3 (10%) 600M (12%) 5 (7%) 600M (10%)
Automotive 1 (3%) - 4 (6%) -
Building Materials 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (3%) 750M (15%) 2 (3%) 750M (12%)
Business Services 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Distribution - - 2 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Information Technology 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Packaging 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Plastics 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Retail 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) 650M (10%)
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) 550M (9%)
Engineering 1 (3%) 99M (2%) 1 (1%) 99M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Electronics 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Insurance - - 1 (1%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Life Science 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 30 $5.1B 71 $6.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 30 (100%) 5.1B (100%) 69 (97%) 6.3B (100%)
  Illinois 5 (17%) 2.5B (49%) 8 (11%) 2.5B (40%)
  Ohio 1 (3%) - 6 (8%) 550M (9%)
  Georgia 3 (10%) - 5 (7%) -
  California 1 (3%) - 5 (7%) -
  Florida 3 (10%) - 4 (6%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (7%) 650M (13%) 4 (6%) 650M (10%)
  New York 2 (7%) 600M (12%) 4 (6%) 600M (10%)
  Missouri 2 (7%) - 4 (6%) -
  Texas 1 (3%) - 4 (6%) -
  Michigan 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
  North Carolina 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) 650M (10%)
  Connecticut 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  Louisiana 2 (7%) 500M (10%) 2 (3%) 500M (8%)
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  New Jersey - - 2 (3%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (3%) 750M (15%) 1 (1%) 750M (12%)
  Virginia 1 (3%) 99M (2%) 1 (1%) 99M (2%)
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
China - - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 30 (100%) 5.1B (100%) 69 (97%) 6.3B (100%)
Cross-border - - 2 (3%) -
Total 30 $5.1B 71 $6.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (20%) 500M (10%) 28 (39%) 1.1B (19%)
Secondary Buyout 14 (47%) 600M (12%) 26 (37%) 600M (11%)
Divestiture 3 (10%) 1.5B (29%) 6 (8%) 1.5B (27%)
Recapitalization 1 (3%) 1.2B (24%) 3 (4%) 1.2B (21%)
Growth Capital 2 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Going Private 2 (7%) 1.3B (25%) 2 (3%) 1.3B (23%)
Stake Purchase 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Consolidation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 30 $5.1B 71 $5.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 22 (42%) 6.8B (43%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (29%) 6.6B (42%)
Trade Sale 8 (15%) 2.2B (14%)
IPO 2 (4%) -
Merger 2 (4%) -
1 (2%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 52 $15.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
2
Barclays Investment Bank
2
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
2
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
10
Mayer Brown
6
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.7B
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $6.3B
Largest Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
$1.3B (2021-09-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $13.3B
$100M to $1B 7 $2.7B
< $100M 1 $55M
TOTAL $16.1B
Largest Cebridge Connections Holdings LLC (Suddenlink)
$6.6B (2012-07-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
39%
28 (39%)
Strategic(s)
8%
6 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
44%
23 (44%)
Strategic(s)
42%
22 (42%)

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