The Jordan Company Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, The Jordan Company has acquired 15 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

The Jordan Company’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (12%) and chemicals (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and secondary buyout (33%). In total, The Jordan Company has invested in 25 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired CFS Brands for $750M.

In the last 3 years, The Jordan Company has exited 13 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (42%). 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 Activity109
    • M&A Buy Activity61
    • M&A Sell Activity48
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 45
  • M&A Advisors 12

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 42 2 5 5 7 - 61
vol $2.4B $750M $3.1B
Sell (2.8/yr) # 34 1 3 2 6 2 48
vol $13.9B $1.7B $450M $16.1B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WesCom Signal and Rescue Ltd. 2020-02-28 - Secondary Buyout
Havant, United Kingdom · www.wescomsignal.com
Borchers Group Ltd. 2020-01-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Westlake, Ohio · www.borchers.com
American Freight Group, Inc. 2019-12-30 450M USD Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.americanfreight.com
Venari Resources LLC 2019-12-10 - Trade Sale - Public Company
Addison, Texas · www.venariresources.com
Silvus Technologies, Inc. 2019-12-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Los Angeles, California · www.silvustechnologies.com
Polymer Solutions Group 2019-11-26 - Secondary Buyout
Cleveland, Ohio · www.polymersolutionsgroup.com
Invo Holdings LLC 2019-09-25 - Secondary Buyout
Jamison, Pennsylvania · www.invocompanies.com
DuBois Chemicals, Inc. 2019-08-28 - Secondary Buyout
Sharonville, Ohio · www.duboischemicals.com
Agility Global Technologies, LLC 2019-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Clinton, Tennessee
Drew Marine, Inc. 2019-06-30 - Secondary Buyout
Whippany, New Jersey · www.drew-marine.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ARCH Global Precision LLC 2019-04-01 Cling’s Aerospace LLC 2020-07-20 3
Livonia, Michigan · www.archglobalprecision.com Tempe, Arizona · www.clingsaz.com
Syndigo LLC 2018-10-25 Kwikee Products Company LLC 2020-04-27 7
Lisle, Illinois · www.syndigo.com Cottage Grove, Oregon · 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
Vyne Corp. 2019-06-25 Renaissance Electronic Services, LLC 2020-02-20 1
Dunwoody, Georgia · www.vynecorp.com Indianapolis, Indiana · www.dentalhero.com
ARCH Global Precision LLC 2019-04-01 MMi Sonora 2020-02-12 2
Livonia, Michigan · www.archglobalprecision.com Sonora, California · www.mmisonora.com
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 2017-08-30 RPM Consolidated Services, Inc. 2020-01-28 2
Danbury, Connecticut · www.odysseylogistics.com Fullerton, California · www.rpmcsi.com
ARCH Global Precision LLC 2019-04-01 Arundel Machine Tool Co., Inc. 2020-01-21 1
Livonia, Michigan · www.archglobalprecision.com Arundel, Maine · www.arundelmachine.com
Young Innovations, Inc. 2017-11-08 PuraGraft LLC 2019-11-11 6
Algonquin, Illinois · www.ydnt.com Kingwood, Texas · www.puragraft.com
Capstone Logistics LLC 2014-09-04 Priority Express Courier, Inc. 2019-10-29 3
Peachtree Corners, Georgia · www.capstonelogistics.com Boothwyn, Pennsylvania · www.priorityexpress.com
Capstone Logistics LLC 2014-09-04 MileZero, Inc. 2019-10-03 2
Peachtree Corners, Georgia · www.capstonelogistics.com Seattle, Washington · www.milezero.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (4%) - 7 (11%) -
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 6 (10%) -
Electrical Equipment 4 (17%) 600M (31%) 5 (8%) 600M (19%)
Transportation 2 (8%) 500M (26%) 5 (8%) 500M (16%)
Automotive 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
Machinery 1 (4%) 750M (38%) 3 (5%) 750M (24%)
Information Technology 3 (13%) - 3 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Building Materials 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (3%) -
Packaging 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Retail 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) 650M (21%)
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) 550M (17%)
Engineering 1 (4%) 99M (5%) 1 (2%) 99M (3%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Business Services - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 24 $1.9B 61 $3.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 24 (100%) 1.9B (100%) 59 (97%) 3.1B (100%)
  Illinois 3 (13%) - 6 (10%) -
  Ohio 1 (4%) - 6 (10%) 550M (17%)
  Texas 3 (13%) - 5 (8%) -
  California 1 (4%) - 5 (8%) -
  Georgia 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
  Florida 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
  Missouri 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
  Connecticut 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
  Louisiana 2 (8%) 500M (26%) 2 (3%) 500M (16%)
  North Carolina 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) 650M (21%)
  New York 1 (4%) 600M (31%) 2 (3%) 600M (19%)
  Michigan 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (3%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (4%) 750M (38%) 1 (2%) 750M (24%)
  Virginia 1 (4%) 99M (5%) 1 (2%) 99M (3%)
  Tennessee 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (2%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) -
China - - 1 (2%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 24 (100%) 1.9B (100%) 59 (97%) 3.1B (100%)
Cross-border - - 2 (3%) -
Total 24 $1.9B 61 $3.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (29%) 500M (26%) 27 (44%) 1.1B (33%)
Secondary Buyout 10 (42%) 600M (31%) 20 (33%) 600M (19%)
Divestiture 2 (8%) 849M (44%) 5 (8%) 1.5B (48%)
Growth Capital 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
Recapitalization - - 2 (3%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Consolidation 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Going Private 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 24 $1.9B 61 $3.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 18 (38%) 6.8B (43%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (31%) 6.6B (42%)
Trade Sale 8 (17%) 2.2B (14%)
IPO 2 (4%) -
Merger 2 (4%) -
1 (2%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 48 $15.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
6
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $3.1B
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest CFS Brands, LLC
$750M (2018-02-01)
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
PE Firm(s)
86%
30 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
5 14%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
55%
27 55%
Strategic(s)
45%
22 45%

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